NOVEMBER 14, 2002
Katayama joins Toyota!
Former Grand Prix driver Ukyo Katayama has signed as a factory driver for Toyota - for the Paris-Dakar Rally in January. Ukyo will race an official Toyota Land Cruiser in the event which is extraordinary in that it is going nowhere near Paris nor Dakar.
Ukyo and his competitors will start the event on January 1 in Marseille will then travel through Spain and from there will catch a ferry to Tunisia and cross Libya and Egypt, finishing the event on January 19 at Sharm el Sheikh, a resort on the southern end of Egypt's Sinai Peninsular on the Red Sea.
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