The latest news, in rapid succession.
Read the columns and race reports for the latest information on HINO Team Sugawara.
March 23, 2017
Hino Holds Dakar Rally 2017 Report Conference
January 15, 2017
The Teruhito Sugawara Crew Piloting Car 2 Crosses the Finish Line in Buenos Aires at 8th Place Overall. Car 1 Finishes at 29th Place Overall. Team Makes 1-2 Finish in the Under 10-litre Class.
January 14, 2017
Car 2 Maintains 8th Position in the Last Dunes Stage of the Rally. Car 1 is En Route, Also Having a Good Run.
January 13, 2017
Competition Resumes on a Long 448km SS. Car 2 Finishes the SS at 11th Overall to Keep Its 8th Position in Accumulated Overall Standings. Car 1 Makes a Good Run Finishing at 23rd Overall, and Improves its Accumulated Standings to 27th.
January 12, 2017
Day’s Stage is Canceled and Teams Drive to Chilecito. The Hino Team is Gearing Up for the Last Portion of the Rally Which is to Start on Jan. 12.
January 11, 2017
Car 2 Climbs to 8th Spot in the Overall Trucks Category. The Liaison to Salta Was Fragmented Due to a Mudslide, Delaying All Vehicles. Organizers Cancel Competition for Tomorrow, Jan. 11.
January 10, 2017
Car 2 Finishes at 14th Overall for the SS on the First Day of the Second Half of the Rally. Advances to 10th in Accumulated Overall Rankings.
Having been previously shortened to 161km due to bad weather, organizers decide to end the day’s SS at the 141km point.
January 9, 2017
Team Refreshes Their Trucks in Preparation for the Second Half of the Rally.
Organizers Decide to Shorten the SS for Tomorrow, Jan. 9, Due to Bad Weather.
January 8, 2017
Organizers Cancel All Competition Due to Inclement Weather.
Teams Drive to La Paz on a Liaison Route, Concluding the First Half of the Rally.
January 7, 2017
Car 2 Joins the Top 10 Group in the SS for the First Time This Year.
Organizers Cancel the Latter Half of the Day Due to Rain.
January 6, 2017
Car 2 Delivers Stunning Performance in the Full-Blown Highland Stage, Finishing the SS at 13th Place.
Car 1 Finishes Day-5 in 34th Spot.
January 5, 2017
Car 2 Finishes 21st Despite a Tire Flat in the First Off-Road Segment of the Year.
Car 1 Also Finishes the Stage at 36th in Great Shape.
January 4, 2017
Team Makes First 1-2 Finish in the Under 10-litre Class of the Year on 284km SS
January 3, 2017
Team finishes the short stage on day-1 without any problems
January 2, 2017
Teams Take Part in the Ceremonial Start the Night Before Racing Kicks Off
January 1, 2017
Dakar Rally 2017 Itinerary Begins at Asunción, Paraguay
November 15, 2016
“We’re going all the way to support the team.”
HINO TEAM SUGAWARA support team interview
November 10, 2016
Team holds event announcing entry in Dakar Rally 2017.
September 9, 2016
“Teamwork Picking Up Steam!”
HINO TEAM SUGAWARA Mechanics' Interview
August 3, 2016
Announcing the cancelation of our entry in Rally Mongolia 2016
June 21, 2016
Efforts Kick Off in Preparation for Dakar Rally 2017