Driver Profile

Driver: Masaaki Hatano
Country: Japan
Co-Driver: Douglas Pickering
Country: Malaysia
Team: Team NENC

Masaaki HATANO


Co-driver: Douglas Pickering (Malaysias)

D.O.B.: 10 Oct 1984

Occupation: Rally Driver

Marital status: Single

Hobby:Outdoor sport, playing Piano

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Ultimate goal with rally: to secure to be a rally driver with drawn attention from many media.


He started rally when he was Uni student. In 2005, he attempted Rally Australia as a mechanic and inspired from fighting on world level. From then he started to think how could be a rally driver. He tried national championship in Thai, China and New Zealand from 2006 to 2010. This year, he will challenge APRC Asia cup in Subaru Impreza WRX Sti built by Toshi Arai’s Arai motor sport.