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Japan’s D1 Grand Prix Rotary Powered Monsters

The rotary engine has a near cult like following around the world, the tiny metal barrel of spinning dorito’s has proven to be a modifiers dream with its light weight and huge power output. And nowhere is the spirit of the rotary engine more alive than in the heat of …

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Event: Fuji Speedway Toyota 1JZ Day Part 2

There was no lack of interesting and impressive machines on display throughout the pits and track at Fuji Speedway (see part 1 here) but for a little extra variety it’s definitely worth checking out the surrounding carparks for a few hidden gems. Things started off pretty mild with this rather …

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Event: Fuji Speedway Toyota 1JZ Day Part 1

Last year I was presented with a tough decision, go to the Japanese Grand Prix at Suzuka on race day or head to Fuji Speedway to check out the 1JZ day that was going on. Either choice would have resulted in a memorable day yet deep down I’m glad I …

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GT-R galore: ForceGT visits the Nismo Omori Factory

No trip to Tokyo is complete without a stop in at the Nismo Omori factory in Tsurumi Yokohama, just a short distance by train from Tokyo will have you land in the mecca for Nissan motorsport enthusiasts. You can tell you’re in for a treat when arriving by the distinctive …

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2012 Super GT Round 2: Fuji Speedway

Round 2 of the Super GT Championship took place at Fuji Speedway in Shizuoka, Japan over the weekend of May 4, 2012. The “Fuji GT 500Km Race” started out wet from intermittent showers throughout the late morning on race day. About 10 laps into the race, teams started on dry …

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