The HINO spirit races through the Dakar Rally.
Press Conference for Dakar Rally 2015―HINO500 Series takes on!―NEW
On October 16, HINO TEAM SUGAWARA held a Dakar Rally 2015 entry announcement event at Hino Motors headquarters. Teruhito Sugawara, driver of Car 2, passionately declared, "In our next race, it goes without saying that we will be aiming for our sixth straight championship in the Under 10-litre Class. But in addition, we will also be aiming to finish with high rankings in the overall Trucks category to let the world know Hino of Japan is a force to be reckoned with."
Taking on the Dakar Rally 2015. HINO500 Series Shaken Down!!
From July 9 through 13, the finished HINO500 Series racing truck scheduled to enter Rally Mongolia 2014 underwent a shakedown at Hino Motors' Ibaraki Test Course to evaluate its suspension settings and performance. The two drivers, Yoshimasa and Teruhito Sugawara, came away with a good feeling for the truck, which has been evolving through extensive discourse with Hino developers.
Dakar Rally 2014: HINO500 Series Wins 5th Straight Championship!
HINO TEAM SUGAWARA entered Dakar Rally 2014, which was held between January 5 and 18 in Argentina, Bolivia and Chile, and won its fifth straight championship in the Under 10-litre class of the Trucks category.
This 7-minute video features the two HINO500 Series trucks charging through extreme terrain, the Sugawaras' (father and son) fearless driving, the mechanics' amazing work despite being deprived of sleep and rest, and the feverish excitement at the goal ceremony.
Take on the Dakar Rally 2014
Introducing the efforts of HINO TEAM SUGAWARA as it completed its preparations the Dakar Rally 2014
The Heartbeat of the Dakar Rally 2014
Introducing the efforts of HINO TEAM SUGAWARA as it prepares for the Dakar Rally 2014