Monday 21 February 2000
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its contribution to motor sports.
Makinen honored for his 4 consecutive years of Victory!
1999 FIA World Rally Champion, Tommi Makinen
(on the right), and Co-Driver, Rist Mannisenmaki (left).
The annual FIA ceremony, usually held at the end of the year was held on January 16th, 2000 at the prestigious Monte Carlo Sports Club.
Also, besides the honor bestowed on Champions Makinen and Mannisenmaki, Mitsubishi turned out three champions; Gustavo Trelles (World Cup for Production Cars), Katsuhiko Taguchi (Asia-Pacific Rally Championship) and former World Downhill Ski Champion Luc Alphand (World Cup for Cross-Country Rallies Marathon Trophy) receiving three Manufacturers' Titles with victories in these events. With more than 30 years actively participating in the motor sport world, Mitsubishi was also honored for its invaluable contribution.
|Mitsubishi results of 1999|
|FIA World Rally Champion - Drivers||:||Tommi Makinen|
|FIA World Rally Champion - Co-Drivers||:||Risto Mannisenmaki|
|Winner of the FIA Cup for Drivers of Production Cars - Drivers||:||Gustavo Trelles|
|Winner of the FIA Cup for Drivers of Production Cars - Co-Drivers||:||Martin Christie|
|FIA Asia-Pacific Rally Champion - Drivers||:||Katsuhiko Taguchi|
|FIA Asia-Pacific Rally Champion - Co-Drivers||:||Ron Teoh|
|Winner of the FIA Asia-Pacific Rally Cup for Drivers of Production Cars||:||Katsuhiko Taguchi|
|FIA Asia-Pacific Rally Championship - Winner of the Manufacturers' Cup||:||Mitsubishi|
|Winner of the FIA World Cup for Cross-Country Rallies - Manufacturers||:||Mitsubishi|
|Winner of the Marathon Trophy - Drivers||:||Luc Alphand|
|Winner of the Marathon Trophy - Manufacturers||:||Mitsubishi|
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