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Young Driver Who Competes In A Kei-car Race, In A Suzuki ‘Alto’

The 2024 season of the Tohoku 660 Championship, a race exclusively for Kei-cars, was held on April 14, and the major topic of the 2023 season was the dramatic increase in the number of participants in Class 4, with the majority of them driving the HA36 Suzuki Alto AGS (2-pedal). The winner of the class, Masaki Inomata, is one to watch for the 2024 season.

Dunlop’s New ‘SPORT MAXX’ Tires Set An Amazing Record On The Nissan ‘GT-R NISMO’

Dunlop has developed a new high-performance tire for the R35 GT-R. When fitted to a fully stock GT-R NISMO 2024 model and time attacked at Tsukuba Circuit in Ibaraki Prefecture, the tires were 0.2 seconds shorter than the stock unit, reaching the 58-second mark. The secret of the performance is revealed.

Highlights Of SUPER GT In 2024, According To Representative Masaaki Bando

This season's SUPER GT will open at Okayama International Circuit from 13 (Sat) to 14 (Sun) April 2024, and 2024 will mark the 30th anniversary of SUPER GT. We asked Masaaki Bandoh, a representative of the GT Association, about the highlights of this season and his outlook.

The Latest RAYS’ GramLIGHTS Wheel Model ’57NR’ Is Now Available!

While sharpening the performance of sports wheels by injecting cutting-edge theory and technology, RAYS' gramLIGHTS also focuses on designs and finishes that are ahead of their time. Among the many popular products in the line-up, the "R Series" is a royal gem that competes at the forefront of drifting competitions such as D1GP and Formula Drift, and is popular in a variety of scenes from the street to the circuit. The newest addition to the series, the "57NR", is introduced here.

Highlights Of SUPER GT’s Soon-to-open 2024 Season

The race photographers who have been photographing and witnessing Japanese motorsport for many years are now in full swing in time for the forthcoming 2024 SUPER GT season, which will begin soon.2 On 16-17 March, just before the start of the season at the Okayama International Circuit Photographer Masakatsu Sato reports on what he saw, heard, and felt during the two-day test held at Okayama International Circuit on 16-17 March.

VeilSide Tunes Old Japanese Car Nissan ‘Cedric’

At the Tokyo Auto Salon 2024, legendary tuners showed their strong love for old cars. Among these, AMW focused on the 1974 Nissan Cedric 2-door hardtop by VeilSide. When it was built, it was one of the cars that were filled with the strong desire of representative Yokomaku to "put Japan's world-class tuning technology to work on an old car".

At Formula Drift Japan, Which Opens In April, You Can Experience Drifting In A Lexus ‘IS F’!

Formula Drift was launched in the USA in 2004, and Formula Drift Japan (FDJ) started in Japan in 2014 and has become highly popular. Two Lexus IS F cars, named "Drift Ride Cars", which FDJ will introduce as one of its new fan services from the 2024 season, were unveiled at the Osaka Auto Messe (OAM) 2024, held from 10 to 12 February 2024.

RE Amemiya Revives Mazda’s First Generation ‘Savanna RX-7’ With All The Latest Technology

The first generation Mazda Savanna RX-7 sticks out to the old man's generation who experienced the era of intense tuning. Tuning, now world-acclaimed and proudly Japanese, blossomed and flourished in the early 1980s, just as this car was running as a midnight street racer.