2003 TOPICS

MITSUBISHI MOTORS UNVEILS A NEW LANCER WRC

Mitsubishi Motors motor sports subsidiary, MMSP, unveils the car that will spearhead its 2004 FIA World Rally Championship campaign, the Mitsubishi Lancer WRC04. A completely fresh design, the new car forms an integral part of a meticulously conceived long-term plan to build on MMSPís distinguished record in the World Rally Championship.
(27 November 2003)

MITSUBISHI MOTORS ANNOUNCES 2004 DAKAR LINE-UP

Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC), one of the most successful manufacturers in the history of the Dakar Rally, has secured a formidable line-up for its assault on the 2004 event. Four official Mitsubishi Pajero / Monteros will take the start of this legendary event as Mitsubishi bids for its fourth consecutive Dakar Rally victory.
(17 November 2003)

MITSUBISHI MOTOR SPORTS (MMSP) ANNOUNCES 2004 WRC DRIVER LINE-UP

Panizzi to participate in all 16 WRC rounds Sohlberg, Galli and Solà to share second Mitsubishi World Rally Car.
(7 November 2003)

2003 WORLD CUP FOR CROSS COUNTRY RALLYES - ROUND 8 - UAE DESERT CHALLENGE

Mitsubishi Motors Motor Sports scored a resounding victory, both in the UAE Marlboro Desert Challenge and the FIA World Cup for Cross Country Rallies. Stéphane Peterhansel won the event in his Mitsubishi Pajero / Montero Evolution while Carlos Sousa finished fourth in an L200 Strakar and claimed the FIA World Cup title.
(24 October 2003)

2003 SCCA PRORALLY - ROUND 9 - LAKE SUPERIOR

Higgins ends the 2003 season on top, winning Lake Superior Pro Rally.
(18 October 2003)

ALL-NEW CHALLENGE FOR MITSUBISHI MOTORS

The 2004 motor sport season is set to be an exciting one for Mitsubishi Motors Motor Sports and one of the most challenging since its debut in competition at the 1963 Macau Grand Prix.
(9 October 2003)

2003 WORLD CUP FOR CROSS COUNTRY RALLYES - IMPORTANT UPDATE

The final result of the Rallye d’Orient Cappadoce, the sixth round of the FIA World Cup for Cross Country Rallies, has now been confirmed by the FIA following an International Court of Appeal meeting in Paris yesterday (8 October). Mitsubishi L200 Strakar driver Carlos Sousa has been awarded victory and maximum points, following the exclusion of Jean-Louis Schlesser.
(9 October 2003)

2003 MIDDLE EAST RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP - ROUND 4 - SYRIA INTERNATIONAL RALLY

Cypriot Mitsubishi driver takes Syrian victory. Sheikh Abdullah Al-Qassimi maintains lead in Group N championship.
(13 September 2003)

2003 SCCA PRORALLY - ROUND 8 - WILD WEST

OíSullivan finishes third in the Wild West Rally and locks up second place in the Championship.
(7 September 2003)

2003 WORLD CUP FOR CROSS COUNTRY RALLYES - ROUND 7 - POR LAS PAMPAS RALLY

Mitsubishi L200 Strakar driver Carlos Sousa finished the 6th Por Las Pampas Rally, the penultimate round of the FIA World Cup for Cross Country Rallies, in a solid second position and, more importantly, kept his 2003 title aspirations alive.
(5 September 2003)

GILLES PANIZZI COMMITS TO MITSUBISHI MOTORS’ WRC CAMPAIGN

Mitsubishi Motors Corporation today announced that Frenchman Gilles Panizzi has signed a contract with its motor sports subsidiary MMSP GmbH to spearhead its assault in the 2004 FIA World Rally Championship.
(25 August 2003)

2003 SCCA PRORALLY - ROUND 7 - OJIBWE FORESTS

David Higgins wins the Ojibwe Forests. Team Mitsubishi Motorsports America clinches the 2003 Manufacturers’ SCCA ProRally Championship in Minnesota.
(23 August 2003)

2003 WORLD CUP FOR CROSS COUNTRY RALLYES - ROUND 6 - RALLYE D'ORIENT - CAPPADOCE

Mitsubishi L200 Strakar driver Carlos Sousa claimed second position in the Rallye díOrient Cappadoce, the Portuguese narrowly missing out on victory by a mere four seconds.
(16 August 2003)

RIGOROUS TESTS FOR MITSUBISHI MOTORS’ CROSS COUNTRY RALLIES PROGRAM

Mitsubishi Motors has started its test from 14th till 26th July and development program with the new Pajero Evolution / Montero Evolution in preparation for an all-out assault on the 2004 Dakar Rally.
(6 August 2003)

2003 SCCA PRORALLY - ROUND 6 - MAINE FOREST RALLY

David Higgins wins his 5th race of the season at the 2003 Maine Forest Rally.
(2 August 2003)

2003 MIDDLE EAST RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP - ROUND 3 - JORDAN INTERNATIONAL RALLY

Second overall and Group n Championship lead for Mitsubishi driver Al-Qassimi.
(26 July 2003)

2003 WORLD CUP FOR CROSS COUNTRY RALLYES - ROUND 5 - BAJA ESPAÑA ARAGÓN

Sousa maintains World Cup lead for Mitsubishi - Mayer 11th and Monterde 12th for Mitsubishi.
(20 July 2003)

2003 SCCA PRORALLY - ROUND 5 - OREGON TRAIL

David Higgins 1st, Lauchlin O'Sullivan 3rd in Oregon.
(13 July 2003)

2003 ASIA PACIFIC RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP - ROUND 2 - RALLY OF ROTORUA

Japan's Fumio Nutahara won Round 2 of the 2003 FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship in his Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution. Nutahara now leads the 2003 FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship.
(13 July 2003)

2003 MIDDLE EAST RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP - ROUND 2 - RALLY OF LEBANON

Mitsubishi driver Al-Qassimi leads Middle East Rally Championship.
(7 July 2003)

2003 SCCA PRORALLY - ROUND 4 - PIKES PEAK INTERNATIONAL HILLCLIMB

Mitsubishi suffers setbacks at Pikes Peak but remains focused for the season.
(28 June 2003)

2003 WORLD CUP FOR CROSS COUNTRY RALLYES - ROUND 4 - RALLYE ORPI MAROC

Mitsubishi’s Sousa takes World Cup lead.
(9 June 2003)

2003 SCCA PRORALLY - ROUND 3 - SUSQUEHANNOCK TRAIL

Higgins victorious at STPR, gains 3rd win in as many starts. Leads driver's championship.
(7 June 2003)

2003 WORLD CUP FOR CROSS COUNTRY RALLYES - ROUND 3 - BAJA PORTUGAL

Sousa romps to fourth victory in five years in Baja Portugal. Barbosa takes third for Mitsubishi.
(11 May 2003)

2003 SCCA PRORALLY - ROUND 2 - RIM OF THE WORLD

Higgins wins, O'Sullivan third at Rim of the World. Lancer Evolution holds true to its rally heritage.
(3 May 2003)

2003 WORLD CUP FOR CROSS COUNTRY RALLYES - ROUND 2 - RALLYE OPTIC 2000 TUNISIE

Mitsubishi placed 4 cars in the top 5 - Biasion, Misslin, Komornicki and Mayer 2nd 3rd 4th and 5th.
(13 April 2003)

2003 WORLD CUP FOR CROSS COUNTRY RALLYES - ROUND 1 - ITALIAN BAJA

Masuoka takes Mitsubishi’s third victory in Baja Italy in stunning circumstances. Steering failure demotes Peterhansel to second; Sousa third.
(16 March 2003)

MITSUBISHI MOTORS RELEASE WRC DRIVER DELECOUR

Tokyo, 17 February 2003 - Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) and Ralliart INC. today announced that François Delecour has been released from his contract with Team Mitsubishi Ralliart in a mutual decision with the driver.
(17 February 2003)

RECEPTION ANNOUNCING THE OVERALL VICTORY FOR TEAM ENEOS MITSUBISHI RALLIART ON THE 2003 DAKAR RALLY

On Thursday, January 30th, 2003 Mitsubishi Motors Corporation and Ralliart Inc. held a reception in Tokyo in honor of Team ENEOS Mitsubishi Ralliart's 2nd consecutive victory on the 2003 Dakar Rally.
(31 January 2003)

DOMINATING DEBUT: MITSUBISHI MOTOR SPORTS RALLY TEAM WINS SCCA PRORALLY SEASON OPENER

Cypress, California (26 January 2003) - Team Mitsubishi Motor Sports America approached their 2003 debut at the Sno*Drift SCCA ProRally event in the northern reaches of Michigan's lower peninsula with a conservative gameplan: Use only enough power and extend the team's pair of brand new all-wheel-drive Lancer Evolutions only so far as to ensure two solid finishes while racing on treacherous ice and in unrelenting cold.
(28 January 2003)

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