MITSUBISHI MOTORS/1997 Monte Carlo Rally




MITSUBISHI MOTORS CORPORATION1996
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Mitsubishi Motors Corporation and Ralliart Inc. are proud to confirm their entry into the 1996 World Rally Championship and the Asia-Pacific Rally Championship, with the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution III in Group A, driven by Tommi Makinen, Richard Burns and Kenjiro Shinozuka.


WORLD RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP (WRC)

1) GROUP A CATEGORY

Aiming for the Drivers'title, Team Mitsubishi Ralliart will enter all 9 events of the 1996 Championship, which will be handled by Ralliart Europe. But, for the Safari Rally, Ralliart Europe will work in cooperation with Ralliart Japan and, for the Indonesian and the Australian Rallies, with Ralliart Australia.

2) GROUP N CATEGORY

Certain drivers will participate in the Championship for not only Ralliart Germany but other teams in their Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IIIs in the Group N category.

Round 1 . Swedish RallyFebruary 8th-11thT. Makinen
Round 2 . Safari RallyApril 4th-7thT. Makinen/K.Shinozuka
Round 3 . Rally of IndonesiaMay 9th-12thT. Makinen/R.Burns
Round 4 . Acropolis RallyJune 2nd-5thT. Makinen
Round 5 . Argentina Rally July 3rd-6thT. Makinen
Round 6 .1000 Lakes RallyAugust 22nd-25thT. Makinen
Round 7 . Rally AustraliaSeptember 13th-16thT. Makinen/R.Burns
Round 8 . Sanremo Rally October 13th-16th T. Makinen
Round 9 . Catalunya RallyNovember 3rd-6thT. Makinen


ASIA-PACIFIC RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP (APRC)

Aiming for both the Drivers and the Manufacturers' titles, Team Mitsubishi Ralliart will challenge all the rallies of the Pacific region. Ralliart Europe will once more work in cooperation with Ralliart Australia.

Round 1 .Thailand RallyMarch 2nd-5thT. Makinen/R. Burns
Round 2 .Rally of IndonesiaMay 9th-12thT. Makinen/R. Burns
Round 3 .Malaysia RallyJune 13th-16th K. Shinozuka/R. Burns
Round 4 .New Zealand RallyJuly 27th-30thT. Makinen/R. Burns
Round 5 .Rally Australia September 13th-16thT. Makinen/R. Burns
Round 6 .Hong-Kong Beijing RallyOctober 19th-25thK. Shinozuka/R. Burns
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