Mobara circuit, about two hours east of Tokyo, was the location for the final round of MSC-hosted competitions this year. The event was judged by professional drivers, including the world famous Orido Manabu who also got a bit of track time in his Ridox Supra. There were individual, tsuiso (chase) style, and triple tsuiso team events, with plenty of non-stop action throughout the day.
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Hori Dori #4 was yesterday, and what a day! here is a selection of photos from the morning session. Continue reading
Last weekend’s Mooneyes All Odds show was a chance to see some interesting Japanese domestic models that have almost disappeared from roads in Japan. This meet-up was all about rare and unusual JDM rides, and there were a few great examples of models that I had never seen before in real life. …And speaking of meet-ups, keep an eye out for our report on Hellaflush Japan coming soon!
Dropped by Mobara Twin Circuit just long enough to catch a few practice rounds of the D1 Street Legal Central Division event. How about a quick look?
We’re back with Part II of our HachiRock 2011 coverage, celebrating what many feel is one of Japan’s most legendary automobiles. Hachi-roku (and hachi-go!) owners, joined by their families and friends, came from all over Japan to share their side of AE86 life. Continue reading
One of Japan’s largest gatherings of eight-five and eight-six owners took place this week in the hills near Tokyo. It was amazing to see such a huge variety of cars come out of the woodwork, turning up by the hundreds.