Nutahara on his way to finishing eighth in the 2006 Rally Japan
|Born||20 December 1963|
|World Rally Championship record|
|First rally||1999 Rally New Zealand|
Nutahara made his WRC debut in 1999, contesting Rally New Zealand and the China Rally in a Mitsubishi Lancer Evo V. In 2004 he competed in the Production World Rally Championship in a Mitsubishi Lancer Evo VIII, finishing the year ninth in the standings. In 2005 he improved to fourth in the final standings.
In 2006, driving a Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX, Nutahara scored his first PWRC victory on Monte Carlo Rally. He then won again in Japan, also finishing eighth overall, and in Cyprus. He finished the PWRC season as runner-up. In 2007 and 2008 he finished seventh in the PWRC standings.
- "Fumio Nutahara". eWRC-results.com. Retrieved 23 June 2011.
- Official website (Japanese)