Mitsubishi Motors Statement on the passing of Rally Champion Kenjiro Shinozuka

We extend our deepest condolences on the passing of rally driver Kenjiro Shinozuka.

Mr. Shinozuka joined Mitsubishi Motors in 1971. He made brilliant achievements in domestic and international rally competitions, and left many memorable scenes with Mitsubishi cars.

In the 1991 and 1992 World Rally Championship, he won the Ivory Coast Rally with the Galant VR-4. In 1997, he became the first Japanese driver to win the overall championship in the Paris-Dakar Rally with the Pajero.

We will remember his great contributions to the world of motorsports.