Kenjiro SHINOZUKA

Kenjiro SHINOZUKA

Japanese
Born : 20 November, 1948
Married

The name of Shinozuka is greatly respected in Japanese motor sport circles. Having begun his career in 1968, he became the first Japanese driver to finish the Kenyan Safari Rally in 1976. And 15 years later, he became the first Japanese to win a round of the World Rally Championship, the Ivory Coast- Bandama Rally in 1991. The following year, he won the event for the second year running.
After a long association with Mitsubishi Team in cross-country rallies, Kenjiro Shinozuka has come to be considered a very talented and experienced driver, and an excellent tactician.

Recent results :

1992Paris-Cape Town3rd overall
Safari Rally10th overall
Paris-Beijing4th overall
Ivory Coast Rally1st overall
1993Paris-Dakar5th overall
Hong Kong-Beijing4th overall
1994Safari Rally2nd overall
Baja Spain5th overall
Indonesian Rally3rd overall
Hong Kong-Beijing4th overall
1995Granada-Dakar3rd overall
Safari Rally2nd overall
Rally Indonesia5th overall
Hong Kong-Beijing6th overall