The Rally Japan was staged six times between 2004 and 2010 as a World Rally Championship (WRC).
Rally Japan was a rally competition in Hokkaidō , Japan . The event has been an FIA World Rally Championship run since its inception in the 2004 season . From 2004 to 2007 the rally was driven on the winding and narrow gravel roads of the region near Tokachi Obihiro . For the 2008 season , the event was moved to the region near Sapporo , the capital Hokkaidō. The Rally Japan was not held in 2009 , but returned to the world championship calendar in 2010 .
|year||rally||Overall winner||Make and model|
|2004||Rally Japan 2004||Petter Solberg||Phil Mills||Subaru Impreza WRC|
|2005||Rally Japan 2005||Marcus Grönholm||Timo Rautiainen||Peugeot 307 WRC|
|2006||Rally Japan 2006||Sébastien Loeb||Daniel Elena||Citroën Xsara WRC|
|2007||Rally Japan 2007||Mikko Hirvonen||Jarmo Lehtinen||Ford Focus WRC|
|2008||Rally Japan 2008||Mikko Hirvonen||Jarmo Lehtinen||Ford Focus WRC|
|2009||not carried out|
|2010||Rally Japan 2010||Sébastien Ogier||Julien Ingrassia||Citroën C4 WRC|