To say that Takumi Hayashi has an affinity for the Toyota AE86 would be a rather dramatic understatement. The peppy, 130ps 4A-GE motor combined with the car’s FR drivetrain became an instant hit with not only himself, but many other tuners in the mid-80’s for that matter. It didn’t take long for the Corolla to be a favorite worldwide, and Japan was no doubt leading the pack in motor sport development of the chassis.
Interview: Tomohiko ‘Under’ Suzuki – Japan’s S15 Meister
One Shot: ｽｺｰﾁ FD at Tsukuba
Flat out – TC2000
Event: Battle Evome – Tsukuba Final Showdown v.3
We pick up on circuit late morning in Tsukuba, where, lap by lap, the times are decreasing ever so slightly. By this time, many of the drivers have recorded personal bests or were well on […]
Event: Battle Evome – Tsukuba Final Showdown v.2
As the morning sun rose over Tsukuba, and the clock closed in on 9am, the lighthearted paddock conversations gave way to a sound that I’m not even clever enough to describe in words. The first […]
Event: Battle Evome – Tsukuba Final Showdown v.1
Battle Evome; the name itself invokes a sense of elitism and power. The event, held at Tsukuba Circuit just 4 times a year, attracts the fastest of the street and privateer time attack cars across […]
One Shot: Scorch Racing S15 at Tsukuba
Under Suzuki doing his thing at Tsukuba. Great shot from JDM Clips ~ visit to see this in action.
Preview: Hot Version Live Shoot @ Tsukuba Circuit
. ‘Under’ Suzuki-san’s Scorch Racing S15 staged up and ready to take on the trial of Tsukuba. As our coverage of Wekfest SF 2012 dies down, I wanted to give you a preview of what […]