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Before MIM - Kenji Mimura -

Before 1985

1947

 

Kenji Mimura was born in Tokyo. 

 

1969

Mimura designed and developed the racing car.

He sent EVA Antares 1A and EVA Antares 2A
for the 2nd Tokyo Racing Car Show.



EVA Antares type 1A
(C) Photo by Hirofumi Makino

 
EVA Antares type 2A
(C) Photo by Hirofumi Makino

1970

Mimura sent  EVA CAN-AM 2U and EVA type3A FJ 
for the 3rd Tokyo Racing Car Show.
 



EVA CAN-AM 2U


EVA type 3A FJ
(C) Photo by Hirofumi Makino

1971

 

Special selection was awarded to MANA06
 at the 4th Tokyo Racing Car Contest.

 



MANA 06
(C) Photo by Hirofumi Makino

1972

MANA08 won the championship as a Japanese racing car
 at the American FB race at the first time.



MANA 08

1974-1976

Mimura organized private F-1 Racing Team. 

He designed and developed the F-1 machine MAKI F101 ,
 and tried a F-1 race in Europe. 


MAKI  F101


MAKI  F101C


MAKI F102

1978

Mimura took the office as the executive director of DOME Inc.

He was concerned with the design and the development of the super sports car DOME- ZERO.

 


DOME-ZERO

 

1980

  DOME-RL80  finished the Le MAN 24-hour auto race completely as first Japanese racing team.

 


DOME-RL80

 

1982

 

Mimura took office as the executive director in TOKYO R&D. 

He took charge of HONDA (motorcycle), 
TRIO (car stereo system), development of articles such as YANMAR (lawn mower) and concept design, and so on. 
 

 

1985

 

Mimura established MIM DESIGN CO.,LTD. 

 

Before MIM  1985-1989   1990-1999  2000-