Ralliart

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Ralliart Inc.
Type Subsidiary
Industry Motorsport
Automotive engineering
Founded April 1984
Headquarters 33-7 Shiba 5-Chome, Minato, Tokyo 108-0014
Key people Andrew Cowan (founder)
Doug Stewart (founder)
Masao Taguchi
(President, Executive Director)
Revenue ¥4,462 million (2005)
Parent Mitsubishi Motors (100%)
Website Ralliart.com

Ralliart was the high-performance and motorsports division of Mitsubishi Motors. It was responsible for development and preparation of the company's rally racing and off-road racing vehicles, as well as the development of high-performance models and parts available to the public. Ralliart scaled down its business activities in April 2010,[1] though the brand will continue to be used by Mitsubishi.

Many regional licensees were set up previously. Ralliart Europe was established as Andrew Cowan Motorsports (ACMS) Ltd in 1983 by Andrew Cowan, a driver with the Mitsubishi team who had scored their first international victory in 1972 at the Southern Cross Rally.[2] His team mate at the same event in 1975 and '76, Doug Stewart, set-up Ralliart Australia as the official regional licensee in 1988, after 22 years of experience with the company's cars.[3] The two have subsequently served as operational bases for Mitsubishi's global motorsport activities, and were responsible for MMC's record of achievement in off-road racing, including the 1998 Manufacturers' Championship in the World Rally Championship, four individual Drivers' Championships for Tommi Mäkinen in 1996–99, and a record twelve wins in the Dakar Rally since 1982.

The company established Mitsubishi Motors Motor Sports in Trebur, Germany in November 2002,[4] and then consolidated the previously independent licensees under this umbrella in 2003, acquiring ACMS Ltd from Cowan while Mitsubishi Motors Australia took over Stewart's operation.[5][6]

History[edit]

Andrew Cowan's Lancer 1600 GSR, exhibited in 2007.

Dakar Rally[edit]

Luc Alphand on his way to winning the 2006 Dakar Rally for Mitsubishi.

In 2003, MMSP also purchased the Pont-de-Vaux-based SBM operation, which had been responsible for its cross country rallying activities, to form MMSP SAS.

The team used the Mitsubishi Pajero to win the Dakar Rally every year between 2004 and 2007. After the 2008 running was cancelled, the team developed a new car, the Mitsubishi Racing Lancer, for 2009, but struggled, losing the race to rivals Volkswagen. In 2009, Mitsubishi withdrew from cross-country competition.

In late 2009, Frenchman Nicolas Misslin acquired MMSP SAS and renamed it JMB Stradale Off Road.

World Rally Championship[edit]

Ralliart Europe[edit]

Mitsubishi rally driver Andrew Cowan set up Andrew Cowan Motorsports (ACMS) in 1983 as a European base for Mitsubishi's motorsports activities. Based in Rugby, Warwickshire, it evolved into Ralliart Europe, with support from Mitsubishi's high performance division.

Ralliart Europe entered the World Rally Championship full-time for the first time in 1989, with the Mitsubishi Galant VR-4. The car won in the hands of Mikael Ericsson in Finland and Pentti Airikkala in Great Britain. Mitsubishi finished fourth in the manufacturers' standings in 1989, and third in 1990. Kenneth Eriksson delivered the team its next victory in Sweden in 1991.

The team introduced the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution for the 1993 season, but did not manage to win during the year and only scored two podium finishes. The team developed the Lancer Evolution II and introduced it half-way through the 1994 season, Armin Schwarz scoring a second-placed finish on the cars debut in Greece. The car took its first victory on the following year's Rally Sweden, with Kenneth Eriksson leading home Tommi Mäkinen.

Tommi Mäkinen's Lancer Evolution VI on 2001 Rally Finland.

The Lancer Evolution III was soon introduced, and enjoyed great success in hand of Eriksson in the Asia-Pacific Rally Championship, Mitsubishi's main focus at the time. Eriksson took the Evolution III to victory on the 1995 Rally Australia, a round of both championships. He finished the WRC season in third place in the standings behind the dominant Subaru World Rally Team pairing of Colin McRae and Carlos Sainz, after the Toyota Castrol Team pairing of Juha Kankkunen and Didier Auriol were excluded from the championship for running illegal turbo restrictors. In 1996, Mäkinen won five out of the nine rounds to win the Drivers' Championship.

The Lancer Evolution IV was introduced for the start of the 1997 season. Mäkinen won four out of 14 rallies to win his and Mitsubishi's second drivers' title. The car won the second and third rounds of the 1998 season, before being replaced by the Lancer Evolution V for the fifth round in Spain. As their rivals Subaru and Ford were competing with the new World Rally Car spec, Mitsubishi continued to develop their cars to the old Group A regulations. Mäkinen took the car to victory in Argentina, which then won the final four events of the season, allowing Mäkinen to win a third straight title, while Mitsubishi were finally able to take their first manufacturers' title, thanks to two victories from Richard Burns.

The team introduced the Lancer Evolution VI for the opening round of the 1999, complete with sponsorship from Marlboro. Mäkinen won in Monte Carlo on the car's debut and then again on the next round in Sweden. He picked up further wins in New Zealand and Sanremo to record a then record fourth consecutive drivers' title. In 2000, the team struggled against their rivals and their World Rally Cars, Mäkinen only winning once and finishing fifth in the standings.

Mäkinen managed to win three times in 2001, until Mitsubishi introduced the Lancer WRC in Sanremo, having continued running to the old Group A regulations even though their rivals began working with the new WRC regulations from 1997. Both Mäkinen and teammate Freddy Loix struggled with the new car, before Mäkinen suffered a heavy accident that injured his co-driver Risto Mannisenmäki. Two retirements and a sixth placed finish from the final three rallies meant that Mäkinen missed out on winning the title.

Mäkinen left the team for Subaru for 2002, so François Delecour and Alister McRae were signed to replace him and Loix, who had moved to Hyundai. Both struggled with the car though, McRae managed a fifth place finish on Rally Sweden, but those were the only points the team would score all season. The team finished last in the manufacturers' points, behind Skoda and Hyundai. Mitsubishi would not compete during the 2003 season as Mitsubishi restructured their motorsports activities.

MMSP[edit]

Gilles Panizzi driving the Lancer WRC04 at the 2004 Rally Finland.
Mitsubishi Motors at the 2005 Cyprus Rally.

Mitsubishi consolidated their racing activities in 2003, acquiring ACMS Ltd from Cowan while Mitsubishi Motors Australia took over Stewart's operation.[5][6] This followed the formation of Mitsubishi Motors Motor Sports (MMSP) GmbH in Trebur, Germany in November 2002.[4]

The team signed experienced driver Gilles Panizzi to lead its lineup, and signed the less-experienced trio of Kristian Sohlberg, Gigi Galli and Daniel Solà to share its second car. Panizzi managed to score points on three occasions before the team reduced its programme after ten of 14 rounds, switching their focus to developing their 2005 car. The team did compete on Rally Catalunya, where both Sola and Galli finished in sixth and seventh place respectively.

Mitsubishi returned in 2005 with a developed car, the Lancer WRC05, and had signed Harri Rovanperä to drive one car on all 16 rallies, with Panizzi and Galli sharing the second car. Galli would be entered in a third car on selected events. Panizzi scored Mitsubishi's first podium finish since 2001 on the first event of the season, Monte Carlo. Rovanperä was a regular points scorer, finishing second on Rally Australia, to finish the season seventh in the drivers' standings. Galli scored points on six occasions. Mitsubishi finished fifth in the manufacturers' standings, ahead of Skoda.

At the end of 2005, Mitsubishi Motors Corporation suspended its participation in the WRC. MMSP Ltd supported Galli's Lancer WRC05 entry for the two opening rounds of 2006, in association with Ralliart Italy.

MMSP Ltd. ran two Lancer WRC05s for Toni Gardemeister and Xavier Pons on the first three rounds of the 2007 season, as well as a third car for Juho Hänninen on round three in Norway. It also ran Gardemeister on round five in Portugal alongside Armindo Araujo, and ran Gardemeister and Hänninen in Italy. It ran Urmo Aava in Greece, Finland and New Zealand, the Estonian scoring points in Finland and New Zealand.

In February 2009, MMSP Ltd operations manager John Easton completed a buy-out of the Rugby-based company to form MML Sports Ltd.[7]

Ralliart, Inc[edit]

Mitsubishi continues to use the Ralliart name both to sell aftermarket components and as a "halo" brand for higher-performance editions of many of its models.[8][9] Many of the regional licensees continue to operate. Ralliart Italy prepares Mitsubishi rally cars for Armindo Araujo and the Pirelli Star Drivers in the Production World Rally Championship (PWRC). Ralliart China hold the brand rights for the China territory. Their head office is in Hong Kong but has facilities in different cities within China. They construct competition vehicles to be used in the China Rally Championship and China Cross Country Rally Championship, sell competition parts, manage teams and offer technical consultancy to its clients.

In 2012 Benito Guerra, Jr. won in México, Argentina and España rallies, plus a second place in Germany. So, the Mexican driver got the PWRC world championship.[10]

WRC Results[edit]

Year Car No Driver 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 WDC Points WMC Points
1989 Mitsubishi Galant VR-4 Finland Ari Vatanen SWE MON
87
POR KEN FRA GRC
Ret
NZL ARG FIN
Ret
AUS ITA CIV GBR
5
40th 8 4th 58
Japan Kenjiro Shinozuka SWE MON POR
18
KEN FRA GRC
7
NZL
6
ARG FIN AUS
7
ITA CIV GBR 24th 14
United Kingdom Jimmy McRae SWE MON POR KEN FRA GRC
4
NZL ARG FIN AUS ITA CIV GBR 29th* 10*
Sweden Mikael Ericsson SWE MON POR KEN FRA GRC NZL ARG FIN
1
AUS ITA CIV GBR 4th* 50*
Australia Ross Dunkerton SWE MON POR KEN FRA GRC NZL ARG FIN AUS
Ret
ITA CIV GBR 64th* 2*
Finland Pentti Airikkala SWE MON POR KEN FRA GRC NZL ARG FIN AUS ITA CIV GBR
1
14th 20
1990 Mitsubishi Galant VR-4 Sweden Kenneth Eriksson MON
Ret
POR
Ret
KEN FRA GRC
Ret
NZL ARG FIN
3
AUS
Ret
ITA CIV GBR
2
8th 27 3rd 56
Finland Ari Vatanen MON
Ret
POR
Ret
KEN FRA GRC
Ret
NZL ARG FIN
2
AUS ITA CIV GBR
Ret
16th 15
Japan Kenjiro Shinozuka MON POR KEN
5
FRA GRC NZL ARG FIN AUS ITA CIV
Ret
GBR 28th 8
Australia Ross Dunkerton MON POR KEN FRA GRC NZL
4
ARG FIN AUS
Ret
ITA CIV GBR 20th 10
France Patrick Tauziac MON POR KEN FRA GRC NZL ARG FIN AUS ITA CIV
1
GBR 12th 20
1991 Mitsubishi Galant VR-4 Finland Timo Salonen MON
8
SWE
Ret
POR KEN FRA GRC
Ret
NZL ARG FIN
DSQ
AUS ITA CIV ESP GBR
4
13th 21 3rd 62
Sweden Kenneth Eriksson MON
Ret
SWE
1
POR KEN FRA GRC
7
NZL ARG FIN
3
AUS
2
ITA CIV ESP GBR
2
5th 66
Japan Kenjiro Shinozuka MON SWE POR KEN
8
FRA GRC NZL ARG FIN AUS ITA CIV
1
ESP GBR 11th 23
Australia Ross Dunkerton MON SWE POR KEN FRA GRC NZL
Ret
ARG FIN AUS
7
ITA CIV ESP GBR 40th 4
France Patrick Tauziac MON SWE POR KEN FRA GRC NZL ARG FIN AUS ITA CIV
2
ESP GBR 15th 15
1992 Mitsubishi Galant VR-4 Finland Timo Salonen MON
6
SWE POR
5
KEN FRA GRC NZL ARG FIN AUS ITA CIV ESP GBR 20th 14 5th 44
Sweden Kenneth Eriksson MON
Ret
SWE POR
Ret
KEN FRA GRC
Ret
NZL ARG FIN AUS ITA CIV ESP GBR
7
41st 4
Finland Lasse Lampi MON SWE
8
POR KEN FRA GRC NZL ARG FIN
6
AUS ITA CIV ESP GBR
11
28th 9
Japan Kenjiro Shinozuka MON SWE POR KEN
10
FRA GRC NZL ARG FIN AUS ITA CIV
1
ESP GBR 14th 21
Australia Ross Dunkerton MON SWE POR KEN FRA GRC NZL
3
ARG FIN AUS
5
ITA CIV ESP GBR 16th 20
France Patrick Tauziac MON SWE POR KEN FRA GRC NZL ARG FIN AUS ITA CIV
Ret
ESP GBR - 0
1993 Mitsubishi Lancer RS Germany Armin Schwarz MON
6
SWE POR
Ret
KEN FRA GRE
3
ARG NZL FIN
9
AUS ITA ESP GBR
8
12th 23 4th 86
Sweden Kenneth Eriksson MON
4
SWE POR
5
KEN FRA GRE
Ret
ARG NZL FIN
5
AUS ITA ESP GBR
2
6th 41
Japan Kenjiro Shinozuka MON SWE POR KEN
Ret
FRA GRE ARG NZL FIN AUS ITA ESP GBR - 0
Australia Ross Dunkerton MON SWE POR KEN FRA GRE ARG NZL
Ret
FIN AUS
4
ITA ESP GBR 24th 10
1994 Mitsubishi Lancer RS Germany Armin Schwarz MON
7
POR KEN FRA 7th 31 4th 86
Mitsubishi Lancer Evo II GRE
2
ARG NZL
3
FIN ITA
Ret
GBR
Mitsubishi Lancer RS Sweden Kenneth Eriksson MON
5
POR KEN FRA 12th 18
Mitsubishi Lancer Evo II GRE
Ret
ARG NZL
4
FIN ITA GBR
Japan Kenjiro Shinozuka MON POR KEN
2
FRA GRE ARG NZL FIN ITA GBR 13th 15
Finland Tommi Mäkinen MON POR KEN FRA GRE ARG NZL FIN ITA
2
GBR 10th 22
1995 Mitsubishi Lancer Evo II 10 Sweden Kenneth Eriksson MON SWE
1
3rd 48 3rd 62
Mitsubishi Lancer Evo III NZL
5
AUS
1
ESP GBR
Ret
Mitsubishi Lancer Evo II Germany Isolde Holderied POR
11
FRA
19
32nd* 1*
11 Finland Tommi Mäkinen MON
4
SWE
2
5th 38
Mitsubishi Lancer Evo III FRA
8
NZL
Ret
AUS
4
ESP
Ret
GBR
Ret
Mitsubishi Lancer Evo II Argentina Jorge Recalde POR
10
20th* 4*
12 Italy Andrea Aghini MON
6
7th 26
Mitsubishi Lancer Evo III FRA
3
ESP
5
Mitsubishi Lancer Evo II Sweden Kenneth Bäcklund SWE
10
32nd 1
Portugal Rui Madeira POR
9
ESP
11
GBR
7
11th 7
Mitsubishi Lancer Evo III Australia Ed Ordynski NZL
11
AUS
8
21st 3
1996 Mitsubishi Lancer Evo III 7 Finland Tommi Mäkinen SWE
1
KEN
1
IDN
Ret
GRE
2
ARG
1
FIN
1
AUS
1
ITA
Ret
ESP
5
1st 123 2nd 322
8 Sweden Kenneth Bäcklund SWE
14
- 0
Japan Kenjiro Shinozuka KEN
6
20th 6
United Kingdom Richard Burns IDN
Ret
ARG
4
AUS
5
ESP
Ret
9th 18
Germany Uwe Nittel GRE
14
35th 1
Finland Lasse Lampi FIN
8
27th 3
France Didier Auriol ITA
8
27th 3
9 Germany Uwe Nittel SWE
16
KEN ARG
10
ITA
Ret
35th 1
Japan Yoshihiro Kataoka IDN
Ret
- 0
Belgium Pascal Smets GRE
17
- 0
Finland Jouko Puhakka FIN
Ret
- 0
Australia Ed Ordynski AUS
10
35th 1
1997 Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IV 1 Finland Tommi Mäkinen MON
3
SWE
3
KEN
Ret
POR
1
ESP
1
FRA
Ret
ARG
1
GRE
3
NZL
Ret
FIN
1
IDN
Ret
ITA
3
AUS
2
GBR
6
1st 63 3rd 86
2 Germany Uwe Nittel FIN
7
17th 3
Mitsubishi Lancer Evo III MON
5
SWE
Ret
ESP
8
FRA
8
ITA
Ret
Mitsubishi Carisma GT Evo IV United Kingdom Richard Burns KEN
2
POR
Ret
ARG
Ret
NZL
4
IDN
4
AUS
4
GBR
4
7th 21
Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IV GRE
4
Mitsubishi Lancer Evo III 10 Germany Uwe Nittel KEN POR ARG GRE
6
NZL IDN AUS GBR 17th 3
13 Japan Kenjiro Shinozuka MON SWE KEN POR ESP FRA ARG GRE NZL FIN IDN ITA AUS
Ret
GBR - 0
1998 Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IV 1 Finland Tommi Mäkinen MON
Ret
SWE
1
KEN
Ret
POR
Ret
1st 58 1st 91
Mitsubishi Lancer Evo V ESP
3
FRA
Ret
ARG
1
GRE
Ret
NZL
3
FIN
1
ITA
1
AUS
1
GBR
Ret
Mitsubishi Carisma GT Evo IV 2 United Kingdom Richard Burns MON
5
SWE
15
KEN
1
POR
4
6th 33
Mitsubishi Carisma GT Evo V ESP
4
FRA
Ret
ARG
4
GRE
Ret
NZL
9
FIN
5
ITA
7
AUS
Ret
GBR
1
Mitsubishi Carisma GT Evo IV 16 Germany Uwe Nittel MON
7
SWE
7
KEN POR
Ret
ESP
9
- 0
Mitsubishi Carisma GT Evo V FRA ARG GRE
Ret
NZL FIN
Ret
ITA AUS GBR
1999 Mitsubishi Lancer Evo VI 1 Finland Tommi Mäkinen MON
1
SWE
1
POR
5
ESP
3
FRA
6
ARG
4
GRE
3
NZL
1
FIN
Ret
CHN
Ret
ITA
1
AUS
3
GBR
Ret
1st 62 3rd 86
Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IV KEN
DSQ
Mitsubishi Carisma GT Evo VI 2 Belgium Freddy Loix MON
Ret
SWE
9
KEN
Ret
ESP
4
FRA
8
ARG
Ret
GRE
4
NZL
8
FIN
10
CHN
Ret
ITA
4
AUS
4
GBR
5
8th 14
Finland Marcus Grönholm POR
Ret
15th* 5*
2000 Mitsubishi Lancer Evo VI 1 Finland Tommi Mäkinen MON
1
SWE
2
KEN
Ret
POR
Ret
ESP
4
ARG
3
GRE
Ret
NZL
Ret
FIN
4
CYP
5
FRA
Ret
ITA
3
AUS
DSQ
GBR
3
5th 36 4th 43
Mitsubishi Carisma GT Evo IV 2 Belgium Freddy Loix MON
6
SWE
8
KEN
Ret
POR
6
ESP
8
ARG
5
GRE
Ret
NZL
Ret
FIN
Ret
CYP
8
FRA
Ret
ITA
8
AUS
Ret
GBR
Ret
15th 4
2001 Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 6.5 7 Finland Tommi Mäkinen MON
1
SWE
Ret
POR
1
ESP
3
ARG
4
CYP
Ret
GRE
4
KEN
1
FIN
Ret
NZL
8
3rd 41 3rd 69
Mitsubishi Lancer WRC ITA
Ret
FRA
Ret
AUS
6
GBR
Ret
Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 6.5 8 Belgium Freddy Loix MON
6
SWE
13
POR
Ret
ESP
4
ARG
6
CYP
5
GRC
9
KEN
5
FIN
10
NZL
11
13th 9
Mitsubishi Lancer WRC ITA
12
FRA
12
AUS
11
GBR
Ret
Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 6.5 19 Sweden Thomas Rådström MON SWE
2
POR ESP ARG 15th 6
Japan Katsuhiko Taguchi CYP
Ret
GRC KEN 15th 6
Mitsubishi Carisma GT Evo IV Finland Toni Gardemeister FIN
Ret
NZL
15
ITA FRA AUS GBR 15th 6
2002 Mitsubishi Lancer WRC 7 France François Delecour MON
9
SWE
34
FRA
7
ESP
9
CYP
13
ARG
Ret
GRE
11
KEN
Ret
- 0 5th 9
Mitsubishi Lancer WRC2 FIN
Ret
GER
9
ITA
10
NZL
9
AUS
Ret
GBR
Ret
Mitsubishi Lancer WRC 8 United Kingdom Alister McRae MON
14
SWE
5
FRA
10
ESP
13
CYP
Ret
ARG
8
GRE
Ret
KEN
9
15th 2
Mitsubishi Lancer WRC2 FIN
Ret
GER
Ret
ITA
Ret
NZL AUS
United Kingdom Justin Dale GBR
Ret
- 0
Mitsubishi Lancer WRC 9 Finland Jani Paasonen MON SWE
14
FRA ESP CYP
Ret
ARG GRE KEN - 0
Mitsubishi Lancer WRC2 FIN
8
NZL
Ret
AUS
9
GBR
Ret
2003 Mitsubishi Lancer WRC2 32 United Kingdom Alister McRae MON SWE TUR NZL
6
ARG GRE CYP GER FIN AUS ITA FRA ESP GBR 17th 3 - 0
Finland Jani Paasonen MON SWE TUR NZL ARG GRE CYP GER
Ret
FIN AUS ITA FRA ESP GBR - 0
34 Finland Kristian Sohlberg MON SWE
12
TUR NZL
Ret
ARG GRE CYP GER
14
FIN AUS ITA FRA ESP GBR - 0
2004 Mitsubishi Lancer WRC04 9 France Gilles Panizzi MON
6
SWE
Ret
MEX
8
NZL
Ret
CYP
Ret
GRE
10
TUR
Ret
ARG
7
FIN
11
GER
Ret
JPN GBR ITA FRA ESP
12
AUS 13th 6 5th 17
10 Italy Gianluigi Galli MON
Ret
MEX
Ret
TUR
10
15th 5
Finland Kristian Sohlberg SWE
Ret
NZL
Ret
CYP
Ret
ARG
Ret
FIN
Ret
- 0
Spain Dani Solà GRE
Ret
GER
Ret
JPN GBR ITA FRA ESP
6
AUS 21st 3
14 Italy Gianluigi Galli SWE NZL CYP GRE ARG FIN GER JPN GBR ITA FRA ESP
7
AUS 15th 5
2005 Mitsubishi Lancer WRC05 9 Finland Harri Rovanperä MON
7
SWE
4
MEX
5
NZL
Ret
ITA
Ret
CYP
7
TUR
10
GRE
6
ARG
5
FIN
7
GER
10
GBR
4
JPN
5
FRA
10
ESP
10
AUS
2
7th 39 5th 76
10 France Gilles Panizzi MON
3
SWE MEX
8
NZL ITA CYP
11
TUR GRE ARG FIN GER GBR JPN
11
FRA
Ret
ESP AUS 15th 7
Italy Gianluigi Galli SWE
7
NZL
8
ITA
Ret
TUR
8
GRE
7
ARG
Ret
FIN
Ret
GER
5
GBR
14
ESP
Ret
AUS
5
11th 14
18 MON MEX CYP JPN
Ret
FRA
9
2006 Mitsubishi Lancer WRC 05 14 Italy Gianluigi Galli MON
Ret
SWE
4
MEX ESP FRA ARG ITA GRE GER FIN JPN CYP TUR AUS NZL GBR 11th* 15* - -
15 Sweden Daniel Carlsson MON SWE
3
MEX ESP FRA ARG ITA GRE GER FIN
Ret
JPN CYP TUR AUS NZL GBR 16th 6
18 Finland Jussi Välimäki MON SWE MEX ESP FRA ARG ITA
5
GRE
9
GER FIN
7
JPN CYP TUR AUS NZL GBR 17th 6
22 Finland Juho Hänninen MON SWE MEX ESP FRA ARG ITA GRE GER FIN
DSQ
JPN CYP TUR AUS NZL GBR - 0
2007 Mitsubishi Lancer WRC 05 - Finland Toni Gardemeister MON
7
SWE
6
NOR
Ret
MEX POR
DSQ
ARG ITA
6
GRE FIN GER NZL ESP FRA JPN IRE GBR 13th 10 - -
- Spain Xavier Pons MON
26
SWE
Ret
NOR
16
MEX POR ARG ITA GRE FIN GER NZL ESP FRA JPN IRE GBR 17th* 4*
- Finland Juho Hänninen MON SWE NOR
17
MEX POR ARG ITA
8
GRE FIN
Ret
GER NZL ESP FRA JPN IRE GBR 22nd 1
- Portugal Armindo Araújo MON SWE NOR MEX POR
Ret
ARG ITA GRE FIN GER NZL ESP FRA JPN IRE GBR - 0
- Estonia Urmo Aava MON SWE NOR MEX POR ARG ITA GRE
14
FIN
7
GER NZL
8
ESP FRA JPN IRE GBR 19th 3
- Finland Kristian Sohlberg MON SWE NOR MEX POR ARG ITA GRE FIN
Ret
GER NZL ESP FRA JPN IRE GBR - 0
- Finland Kaj Kuistila MON SWE NOR MEX POR ARG ITA GRE FIN
13
GER NZL ESP FRA JPN IRE GBR - 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Partial Cease of Business Activities along with Ralliart Inc's Business Scale Down", announcement by Ralliart President Masao Taguchi, March 10, 2010
  2. ^ "Mitsubishi Motors - A Glorious Heritage in Motorsport", Mitsubishi-Motors.com
  3. ^ Ralliart Australia, Ralliart.com, November 7, 2000
  4. ^ a b "All-New Challenge for Mitsubishi Motors", Mitsubishi Motors press release, October 9, 2003
  5. ^ a b "Mitsubishi Motors Takes Over Andrew Cowan Motorsports", Carpages.co.uk, April 6, 2003
  6. ^ a b "Doug Stewart - 50 Years In Motor Sport", Jon Thomson and Stuart Bowes, RallySport News, August 12, 2003
  7. ^ http://www.crash.net/world+rally/news/142661/1/mml_sports_ltd_created.html MML Sport Ltd created
  8. ^ "Ralliart Parts & Collections Catalogue" (in Japanese). Ralliart.co.jp. Archived from the original on 2006-07-02. Retrieved 2006-12-28. 
  9. ^ "Mitsubishi crosses the Galant and the Eclipse GT", Tony Assenza, Edmunds.com, May 17, 2006
  10. ^ http://www.wrc.com/pwrc/results/

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