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World Rally Championship 2006

Round 11 Rally Japan 
(September 1-3)

6TH RALLY JAPAN

- 11th round of the FIA World Rally Championship 2006, 5th round of the Pdoduction Car World Championship 2006
- 27 stages, 1593,18 km including 342,69 km of timed stages
- Mikko Hirvonen enters his 50th world championship rally

Unofficial Entry List

Top drivers in starting order 
M = Manufacturer´s nominated driver
1 = FIA Seeding Manufacturer´s nominated driver, 2 = FIA Seeding driver´s category
ad = World Rally Car with active differential transmission
pd = World Rally Car with passive differential transmission

 

ENTRANT (TEAM)

DRIVER/CODRIVER

NAT.

NR

CAR

GR

 

 

 

1

Kronos Total Citroen W.R.T.

SEBASTIEN LOEB / Daniel Elena

F/MC

1

Citroen Xsara WRC

A8

M1

1

pd

2

BP Ford World Rally Team

MARCUS GRÖNHOLM / Timo Rautiainen

FIN

3

Ford Focus RS WRC06

A8

M1

1

pd

3

Kronos Total Citroen W.R.T.

DANIEL SORDO / Marc Marti

E

2

Citroen Xsara WRC

A8

M1

1

pd

4

BP Ford World Rally Team

MIKKO HIRVONEN / Jarmo Lehtinen

FIN

4

Ford Focus RS WRC06

A8

M1

1

pd

5

OMV Peugeot Norway W.R.T.

MANFRED STOHL / Ilka Minor

A

7

Peugeot 307 WRC

A8

M2

1

ad

6

Subaru World Rally Team

PETTER SOLBERG / Philip Mills

N/GB

5

Subaru Impreza WRC2006

A8

M1

1

pd

7

Subaru World Rally Team

CHRIS ATKINSON / Glenn MacNeall

AUS

6

Subaru Impreza WRC2006

A8

M1

1

pd

8

(Tom Hogan Motors)

Gareth MacHale / Paul Nagle

IRL

12

Ford Focus RS WRC04

A8

2

ad

9

Stobart VK M-Sport Ford R.T.

MATTHEW WILSON / Michael Orr

GB

9

Ford Focus RS WRC06

A8

M2

1

pd

10

Stobart VK M-Sport Ford R.T.

LUIS PÉREZ COMPANC / Jose Maria Volta

RA

10

Ford Focus RS WRC06

A8

M2

1

pd

11

Subaru World Rally Team

Toshihiro Arai / Tony Sircombe

J/NZ

14

Subaru Impreza WRC2006

A8

2

pd

12

(Mitsubishi Paris West Team)

Mirco Baldacci / Giovanni Agnese

RSM/I

36

Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 9

N4

PCWRC

3

13

Automobilklub Rzemieslnik Warszawa

Leszek Kuzaj / Maciek Szczepaniak

PL

38

Subaru Impreza WRX Spec-C

N4

PCWRC

3

14

ADVAN-PIAA Rally Team

Fumio Nutahara / Daniel Barritt

J/GB

33

Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 9

N4

PCWRC

3

15

(Tango Rally Team)

Gabriel Pozzo / Daniel Stillo

RA

35

Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 9

N4

PCWRC

3

16

Errani Team Group

Stefano Marrini / Tiziana Sandroni

I

40

Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 8

N4

PCWRC

3

17

(Tango Rally Team)

Marcos Ligato / Ruben Garcia

RA

32

Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 9

N4

PCWRC

3

18

(Tommi Mäkinen Racing)

Jari-Matti Latvala / Miikka Anttila

FIN

37

Subaru Impreza WRX Spec-C

N4

PCWRC

3

19

Syms Rally Team

Aki Teiskonen / Miika Teiskonen

FIN

45

Subaru Impreza WRX STi

N4

PCWRC

3

20

(Tango Rally Team)

Sebastián Beltran / Ricardo Rojas

RA/RCH

34

Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 9

N4

PCWRC

3

21

Subaru Team Quasys

Takuma Kamada / Denis Giraudet

J/F

41

Subaru Impreza WRX Spec-C

N4

PCWRC

3

22

Subaru Rally Team Russia (Motoring Club)

Loris Baldacci / Dario d'Esposito

RSM/I

42

Subaru Impreza WRX STi

N4

PCWRC

3

23

Team PIAA Ralliart

Katsuhiko Tagushi / Mark Stacey

J/AUS

61

Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 9

N4

24

Cusco Racing

Hiroshi Yanagisawa / Tadashi Misaizu

J

62

Subaru Impreza WRX STi

N4

25

Subaru Rally Team Japan

Dean Herridge / William Hayes

AUS

63

Subaru Impreza WRX STi

N4

26

Subaru Rally Team Japan

Norihiko Katsuta / Mitsuhiro Yamamoto

J

64

Subaru Impreza WRX STi

N4

27

Seiichiro Taguchi / Sachiko Hirota

J

65

Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 7

N4

28

Team Okuyama

Eiichi Iwashita / Akihiko Takahashi

J

66

Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 8

N4

29

Super Alex Troop

Atushi Masumura / Kouji Watanabe

J

68

Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 9

N4

30

Mitsubishi Rally Team Gunma

Shinsuke Arai / Hiroyuki Sakaki

J

69

Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 8

N4

31

Team Pack R

Daisuke Yamada / Takumi Takahashi

J

70

Subaru Impreza WRX STi

N4

32

Team C-One Sport

Masayuki Ishida / Sadatoshi Andou

J

71

Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 9

N4

33

Seisuke Ohba / Hiroko Takahashi

J

72

Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 7

N4

34

Osamu Fukunaga / Hisatsugu Okumura

J

73

Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 8

N4

35

Hideaki Miyoshi / Satoshi Hayashi

J

74

Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 9

N4

36

Gento Nagayoshi / Tatsuro Yoshimochi

J

75

Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 7

N4

37

Hiromichi Niwa / Teruaki Yasue

J

76

Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 7

N4

38

Tetsuji Sakaue / Nobuyoshi Hara

J

77

Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 7

N4

39

Kyosuke Kamata / Chieko Kamata

J

78

Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 7

N4

40

Tokachi Official Network

Kimihide Terao / Kenji Sakai

J

79

Subaru Impreza WRX STi

N4

41

Bestcar Fenek Rally Team

Yukihiro Taguchi / Tadayoshi Sato

J

80

Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 9

N4

42

Yukihiro Kudo / Sanae Otsuka

J

81

Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 7

N4

43

Haruo Oshima / Tatsuya Ideue

J

82

Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 9

N4

44

Keisuke Amou / Hideki Takeyabu

J

83

Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 8

N4

45

Takayama College Rally Team

Kozue Oi / Yumiko Toyama

J

84

Subaru Impreza WRX STi

N4

46

Takashi Nishi / Asuo Fukushiro

J

85

Subaru Impreza WRX STi

N4

47

Ryuji Horikawa / Tsuyoshi Kajiyama

J

86

Mitsubishi Lancer Evo VI

N4

48

Yozo Watanabe / Shigeru Ikeda

J

87

Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 8

N4

49

Hisatoshi Yoshitani / Kenji Yamakita

J

88

Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 8

N4

50

Teraoka Auto Door

Stumpy Holmes / Garry Cowan

NZ

89

Subaru Impreza WRX STi

N4

51

Bestcar Fenek Rally Team

Shinya Yamauchi / Kouhei Kusaka

J

90

Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 8

N4

52

Ahresty Rally Team

Fuyuhiko Takahashi / Mitsuo Nakamura

J

91

Subaru Impreza WRX STi

N4

53

Yoshikazu Mitani / Masakazu Arai

J

92

Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 8

N4

54

Mitsuhiro Aoki / Fumika Aoki

J

93

Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 9

N4

55

Mitsugu Nakamura / Yoshitaka Fujishima

J

94

Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 7

N4

56

Aritoshi Mitsukuri / Michiko Hasegawa

J

95

Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 7

N4

57

Masahiro Nakajima / Naoki Kurosaki

J

96

Subaru Impreza WRX STi

N4

58

Tatsuru Saito / Akira Endo

J

97

Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 9

N4

59

Hideaki Namba / Takashi Sekiguchi

J

98

Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 7

N4

60

RS.Takeda World Rally Team

Eiichi Nakamura / Hiroaki Miyabe

J

99

Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 9

N4

61

Yuji Nakata /

J

100

Mitsubishi Lancer Evo VI

N4

62

Yoshio Ikemachi /

J

101

Subaru Impreza WRX STi

N4

63

Dosskoi Mizuno / Naoko Satake

J

102

Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 8

N4

64

Koji Baba / Mitsuhiro Onaya

J

103

Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 9

N4

65

Team Has Rally

Yasunori Hagiwara / Masako Takahashi

J

104

Subaru Impreza WRX STi

N4

66

Teraoka Auto Door

Tamotsu Minamino / Paulanthony Santo

J

105

Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 8

N4

67

Ahresty Rally Team

Kazuhiro Kitamura / Mitsuhiko Hiruta

J

106

Subaru Impreza WRX STi

N4

68

Team Kenichi Takemura

Masayoshi Murano / Takashi Kamemori

J

107

Subaru Impreza WRX STi

N4

69

Masamichi Fukumoto / Hideki Umeno

J

108

Mitsubishi Lancer Evo VI

N4

70

Masami Sugiyama / Miki Itoh

J

109

Toyota Celica ST202

A7

71

Team YM Works

Katsumasa Shimada / Toshiyuki Kayahara

J

110

Peugeot 206 XS

A7

72

Yutaka Awazuhara / Shigeyuki Gotoh

J

111

Suzuki Swift RS

A6

73

Team-Ase

Takashi Irinatsu / Junichi Iida

J

112

Honda Civic SiR

A6

74

Team Dccs

Kiyoyuki Onodera / Masahiko Kuroda

J

113

Daihatsu Boon

A5

75

Chiaki Ohmomo / Akihiro Tsuyuki

J

114

Honda Civic SiR

N2

76

Team Dccs

Tadahiro Hiratsuka / Hiroshi Suzuki

J

115

Daihatsu Boon

A5

77

Ecology I . A Technica

Tomoyuki Amano / Yukiko Inoue

J

116

Toyota Yaris

A5

78

Yasushi Hara / Satoko Hara

J

117

Daihatsu Boon

N1

79

Masato Nakanishi / Naoko Kayahara

J

118

Honda Integra Type-R

N3

80

Ben Searcy / Chris Murphy

AUS

119

Toyota Yaris

A5

81

Risa Hirayama / Norimasa Yamagishi

J

120

Honda Civic SiR

A6

82

Kenji Ishigaki / Ayumi Urushido

J

121

Honda Civic SiR

N2

83

Masuhiro Ito / Jun Chigami

J

122

Daihatsu Boon

N1

84

Masatoshi Ogura / Mari Hirayama

J

123

Daihatsu Boon

N1

85

Takako Nalano / Sarah Ceen

J/GB

124

Subaru Vivio Sedan 4wd

N1

86

Team Fox

Kenji Ohkura / Yukari Otaki

J

125

Suzuki Ignis Sport

N2

87

Yoko Fukuzawa / Takako Akaba

J

126

Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 8

N4

Kronos Total Citroen W.R.T.

Xavier Pons / Carlos del Barrio

E

Citroen Xsara WRC

A8

cancelled entry

Subaru Rally Team Russia

Sergey Uspenskiy / Dmitry Eremeev

RUS

42

Subaru Impreza WRX Spec-C

N4

cancelled entry

3

Nigel Heath / Steve Lancaster

GB

46

Subaru Impreza WRX STi

N4

cancelled entry

3