The latest news, in rapid succession.
Read the columns and race reports for the latest information on HINO Team Sugawara.
July 2, 2018
“I think this will be the most interesting experience of my life” ― An interview with mechanics from dealerships
April 6, 2018
Team Hosts “Dakar Rally 2018 Reporting Event”
January 21, 2018
Dakar Rally 2018 Concludes at Córdoba
January 20, 2018
Crew Finishes the Last of the Long Stages at 6th Overall
January 19, 2018
Car 2 Finishes Long 522 km SS at 12th Overall
January 18, 2018
Crew Finishes Fiambalá, the Hardest Part of This Race, at 9th Overall.
January 17, 2018
Crew Completes Demanding Dune Stage with Unflinching Driving
January 16, 2018
Competition Canceled for the Day. Teams Drive to Salta on a Liaison.
January 15, 2018
Car 2 Finishes a Long Stage at 10th Place on Day-Two of the Marathon Stages
January 14, 2018
Second Half of the Rally Takes Off in the Highlands of Bolivia
January 13, 2018
Team Makes the Best of Rest Day to Fully Refresh their HINO500 Series Truck
January 12, 2018
Teams Enter Bolivia, the Second Host Country, on a Highland Stage Set at 4000+ meter Elevations.
January 11, 2018
Crew Makes No-Error Finish in the Last Stage of the Harsh Peruvian Segment.
January 10, 2018
Car 2 Finishes the SS at 4th Place. Climbs to 5th in Accumulated Rankings Overall (provisional).
January 9, 2018
Car 1 is Trapped in Dunes and Regrettably Forced to Withdraw from the Race
January 8, 2018
Car 2 Finishes the SS at 11th Overall in a Full-blown Dune Stage
January 7, 2018
Dakar Rally 2018 Kicks Off from Lima
January 4, 2018
Teams undergo vehicle inspections in Lima where the race is to kick off.
Dec 15, 2017
Organizers Announce Distance and Entrants for Dakar Rally 2018
Oct 11, 2017
Three Hino Motors Employees to Join the Dakar Rally 2018 Team as Support Car Drivers!
August 30, 2017
HINO500 Series Car 1 Finishes Rally Mongolia at 14th Place
August 21, 2017
Team Enters HINO500 Series Car 1 in Rally Mongolia
August 1, 2017
Team Finishes in 12th Place in Silk Way Rally 2017!
July 21, 2017
Teams Conclude the First Half of Silk Way Rally 2017!
July 20, 2017
Car 1 Undergoes Shakedown in Preparation for Rally Mongolia!
July 19, 2017
Team set for the much-awaited Silk Way Rally 2017!
July 7, 2017
Committed to finishing the grueling rally through teamwork.
July 7, 2017
The key upgrades to this year’s HINO500 Series Car 2!
July 7, 2017
HINO500 Series Car 2 Undergoes Shakedown on Ibaraki Test Tracks!
Jun 1, 2017
New Mechanic Sub-Leader for Dakar Rally 2018 Team.