Name
Nobuhiro "Monster" Tajima
The date of birth
June 28th, 1950
Blood type
RH+O

From his superb wild driving style, his nickname "Monster" was born.
In All Japan Dirt Trial(rally sprint) Championship, he has achieved 9 series wins. 1988, he has started competing on overseas event which is Pikes Peak International Hill Climb.
In 1995, he has achieved overall win for the first time by the Japanese competitor. Also on New Zealand's "Race to the Sky", winning 5 timeswhich now the mountain is called "Tajima's mountain".
He has also entered overseas rallies, and especiallyon Asia Pacific Rally Championship, he has won 5 times in the 2WD division.
The history started on 1983, when he established Monster International Co., Ltd. to help out motor sport competitors.There, he has worked together with many motor sport enthusiasts.
This contribution has been caught by the eyes ofSuzuki Motor Corporation. In 1986, Suzuki Sport Co., Ltd. was established in order to become in charge of theautomobile motor sport of Suzuki Motor Corporation.
Suzuki Sport Co., Ltd. does the total research and development,manufacturing, and assemblying the competition vehicles.
From 2002, Junior World Rally Championship project has started and he is the team manager who is flying around the world busy aiming for the another champion. And now 2006, he has begun a new challenge,which is to enter the World Rally Championship.


1968
Start competing. Makes debut on dirt trial(rally sprint) and win the debut race
Wins many other rallys and dirt trials
1985
Overall win on Carson City International Rally Cross (U.S.A.)〔Monster Z 4WD〕
1986
Overall win on All Star Dirt Trial(rally sprint)〔Monster 4WD〕
1987
Wins W.R.C. Round 7 Olympus Rally Gr.A/Class 5〔Suzuki Sport Cultus(Swift) GT-I Gr.A〕
Overall win on All Star Dirt Trial(rally sprint)〔Suzuki Sport Twin Engine Cultus(Swift)〕
1988
Wins W.R.C. Round 7 Olympus Rally Gr.A/Class 5, overall 7th〔Suzuki Sport Cultus(Swift) GT-I Gr.A〕
1990
Wins W.R.C. Round 10 Rally Australia Gr.A/T1 Class〔Suzuki Sport Cultus GT-I Gr.A〕
Series Champion of All Japan Dirt Trial(rally sprint) Championship〔Suzuki Sport Cultus(Swift) Mid Ship 4WD〕
1991
Wins W.R.C. Round 10 Rally Australia Gr.A/T1 Class〔Suzuki Sport Cultus(Swift) GT-I Gr.A〕
Series Champion of All Japan Dirt Trial(rally sprint) Championship〔Sekisui Suzuki Sport Cultus(Swift)〕
1992
Wins Pikes Peak International Hill Climb Unlimited division〔Suzuki Sport Twin Engine Cultus(Swift)〕
Wins A.P.R.C. Round 3 Rally of Malaysia Gr.A/T1 Class〔Suzuki Sport Cultus(Swift) GT-I Gr.A〕
Invited to Tasman Cup Final Round, wins Gr.A/T1 Class, overall 5th〔Suzuki Sport Cultus(Swift) GT-I Gr.A〕
Series Champion of All Japan Dirt Trial(rally sprint) Championship〔Sekisui Suzuki Sport Cultus(Swift)〕
1993
Wins Pikes Peak International Hill Climb Unlimited division, overall 2nd〔Suzuki Sport Twin Engine Cultus(Swift)〕
Wins A.P.R.C. Round 3 Rally of Malaysia Gr.A/T1 Class〔Suzuki Sport Cultus(Swift) GT-I Gr.A〕
Series Champion of All Japan Dirt Trial(rally sprint) Championship〔Sekisui Suzuki Sport Cultus(Swift)〕
Overall win on All Star Dirt Trial(rally sprint)〔Sekisui Suzuki Sport Cultus(Swift)〕
1994
2nd on Pikes Peak International Hill Climb Unlimited division, overall 5th〔Suzuki Sport Twin Engine Escudo(Vitara)〕
Series Champion of All Japan Dirt Trial(rally sprint) Championship〔Sekisui Suzuki Sport Cultus(Swift)〕
1995
Overall win on Pikes Peak International Hill Climb〔Suzuki Sport Twin Engine Escudo(Vitara)〕
Champion of Asia-Pacific Rally Championship Formula 2 division〔Suzuki Sport Cultus(Swift)GT-i Gr.A〕
Series Champion of All Japan Dirt Trial(rally sprint) Championship〔Sekisui Suzuki Sport Cultus(Swift)〕
Overall win on J.A.F. Cup All Star Dirt Trial(rally sprint)〔Sekisui Suzuki Sport Cultus(Swift)〕
1996
Overall 2nd on Pikes Peak International Hill Climb〔Suzuki Sport V6 Esucudo(Vitara)〕
Champion of Asia-Pacific Rally Championship Formula 2 division〔Suzuki Sport Cultus Crescent(Baleno) Wagon Gr.A〕
Series Champion of All Japan Dirt Trial(rally sprint) Championship〔Monster Suzuki V6 Escudo(Vitara)〕
Overall win on J.A.F. Cup All Star Dirt Trial(rally sprint)〔Monster Suzuki V6 Escudo(Vitara)〕
1997
Champion of Asia-Pacific Rally Championship Formula 2 division〔Suzuki Cultus Crescent(Baleno) Wagon Kit Car〕
Series 2nd on All Japan Dirt Trial(rally sprint) Championship〔Monster Suzuki V6 Escudo(Vitara)〕
Overall win on J.A.F. Cup All Star Dirt Trial(rally sprint)〔Monster Suzuki V6 Escudo(Vitara)〕
1998
Overall win on Queenstown Gold Rush International Auto Hill Climb〔Suzuki V6 Escudo(Vitara) Pikes Peak Special〕
Champion of Asia-Pacific Rally Championship Formula 2 division〔Suzuki Cultus Crescent(Baleno) Wagon Kit Car〕
Series 2nd on All Japan Dirt Trial(rally sprint) Championship〔Monster Suzuki V6 Escudo(Vitara)〕
1999
Overall win on Queenstown Gold Rush International Auto Hill Climb〔Suzuki V6 Escudo(Vitara) Pikes Peak Special〕
Series Champion of All Japan Dirt Trial(rally sprint) Championship〔Monster New Suzuki Escudo(Grand Vitara)〕
2000
Overall win on Queenstown Gold Rush International Auto Hill Climb〔Suzuki V6 Escudo(Vitara) Pikes Peak Special〕
Series Champion of All Japan Dirt Trial(rally sprint) Championship〔Arena Sport V6 Escudo(Grand Vitara)〕
2001
Series 2nd on All Japan Dirt Trial(rally sprint) Championship[Suzuki Aerio(Liana) Pikes Peak Special]
Champion of Asia-Pacific Rally Championship 2WD division〔Suzuki Ignis Super 1600〕
2003
Overall win on Silverstone "Race to the Sky" Hill Climb〔Suzuki Aerio(Liana) Pikes Peak Special〕
2004
Overall win on Silverstone "Race to the Sky" Hill Climb〔Suzuki Sport Escudo(Grand Vitara)〕
Suzuki becomes Junior World Rally Champion (Suzuki Ignis Super 1600)
2005
Overall win on Silverstone "Race to the Sky" Hill Climb〔Suzuki Sport Escudo(Grand Vitara)〕
2006
Overall win & new course record on Silverstone "Race to the Sky" Hill Climb〔Suzuki Sport Escudo(Grand Vitara)〕