|SA-Dakar 2012: T2-favourite Jun Mitsuhashi started the entry in Argentina.|
Just before the 4th Dakar rally in South America, the climate is cool and comfortable compared to other years in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Team Land Cruiser (TLC) had press conference at Toyota Argentina from 11:20 AM, December, 28(Local time).
Japan´s winning-favourite in the T2-class (production cars) Jun Mitsuhashi stated in the press conference. "First of all, before making an announcement regarding the race, I want to thank Toyota Argentina S.A for this borderless press conference without category happened. This is 4th Dakar Rally in South America. I have won 3 consecutive times since the organizer changed venue. I’m aspiring to have the crown on me again."
Toyota Argentina SA invited two Hilux Pickup from "Toyota Imperial South Africa", two Land Cruisers by TLC, two Hilux SW4 for local customer team, and the Hino Team Sugawara. Director Mori, Driver Mitsuhashi and Terada attended from TLC.
TLC has been able to make an effort to have a good relationships with the local press people with a help from Toyota Argentina S.A, and lots of excited local media for the Rally headed to the press conference.
2011/12/29 | 13:54 CET | ARTICLE: MR/SY/MITSUHASHI