Katsuhiko Taguchi

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Katsuhiko Taguchi
Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution9 Rally car Katsuhiko Taguchi.JPG
Taguchi in his Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX on the 2007 Rally Japan, where he finished eighth.
Personal information
Nationality Japan Japanese
Born (1972-02-07) 7 February 1972 (age 45)
World Rally Championship record
Active years 19952008
Rallies 18
Championships 0
Rally wins 0
Podiums 0
Stage wins 0
Total points 1
First rally 1995 Rally New Zealand

Katsuhiko Taguchi (田口 勝彦?, Taguchi Katsuhiko, born 7 February 1972 in Okayama Prefecture) is a Japanese rally driver.


Taguchi began rallying in 1994.[1] He based most of his rallying in Australia and New Zealand, competing in his first World Rally Championship event on Rally New Zealand in 1995. In 1999 he won the Asia-Pacific Rally Championship (APRC). In 2001 he competed on the Cyprus Rally as part of the factory Mitsubishi Ralliart team. He finished eighth overall on the 2007 Rally Japan, winning the Group N category and scoring one WRC point. In 2010, he won the APRC title again.

Sporting positions
Preceded by
Yoshio Fujimoto
Asia-Pacific Rally Champion
Succeeded by
Possum Bourne
Preceded by
Cody Crocker
Asia-Pacific Rally Champion
Succeeded by
Alister McRae


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