Hiroshi Masuoka (増岡 浩 Masuoka Hiroshi) (born 13 March 1960) is a Japanese rally driver. His most notable achievement was his back-to-back successes in the Dakar Rally in 2002 and 2003, only the fourth driver in the event's history to win in consecutive years. He was also victorious in the 2003 Baja Italy and the 2004 UAE Desert Challenge.
Throughout his career he has been employed as a works driver by Mitsubishi, typically driving a Pajero. The 2009 Dakar Rally was his 21st and final participation in the rally, after which he retired along with Mitsubishi's withdrawal from the event. During his Dakar career, he won 25 stages, putting him fifth in the all-time list for the car category. He is now Senior Expert of Mistubishi's Public Relations Department.
Dakar Rally results
|1989||Did not enter|
|2008||Event cancelled – replaced by Central Europe Rally|
- "Mitsubishi Motors Takes Third Straight Dakar Rally Title", Mitsubishi Motors press release, January 20, 2003
- Official page, Pajero-dakar.com
- "Triumph on Pikes Peak", dSpace Magazin, January, 2015, p.50
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