Nobuteru Taniguchi speaks to us about the 2012 WTAC event and how he's eagerly waiting to go there!
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Top Fuel Honda S2000 No.1 World Time Attack
Hirano who runs the Top Fuel Honda Tuning Workshop in Japan tells how his shop was focused on drag racing and switched to circuit racing. He sticks with Honda engines and does not do tube frame chassis because he wants to demonstrate what can be done to tune his customer cars. He thinks his rebuilt S2000 with 0.7 HP per kilo can win the ADVAN Pro Class at Yokohama World Time Attack 2012. It's shaping up to be a big showdown.
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RE Amemiya 20B FD RX-7. Fuji Speedway test for Yokohama World Time Attack 2012
Hear the sweet sound of the 20B RE Amemiya rotary at idle, at full noise down the straight and in-car. Awesome. This was one of RE Amemiya's last test sessions before their rebuilt RX-7 was put on a boat to Australia to compete in the ADVAN Pro Class at Yokohama World Time Attack. Hear what NOB Taniguchi thinks of the car's handling.
See this car compete against Australian, New Zealand, American, British and Japanese rivals on Friday 10th and Saturday 11th August 2012 at Sydney Motorsport Park.
Under Suzuki @ Evome Battle Tsukuba '12 - Part 2 0:54 second PB
Suzuki san arrives at Tsukuba, starts up the S15 for the first time since Yokohama WTA. He's got new aero on the bonnet and front splitter thanks to Andrew Brilliant. He's also using 295/30R18 Yokohama ADVAN A050s. Do these changes work? You bet. He does a PB and gets into the 0.54 second zone. Many professional teams don't go this fast. Many professional drivers don't go this fast.
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Torquey 20B & Hewland gears. RE Amemiya's ready for Yokohama World Time Attack 2012
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That's right, rotary gods RE Amemiya are bringing their fastest circuit Mazda to Australia for World Time Attack and in the hands of Nob Tanaguchi Tarzan Yamada is gonna have to watch his back! Isami Amemiya explains that he wants torque over outright horsepower to be victorious in the ADVAN Pro Class at Yokohama World Time Attack.
JDM Racers - Hot Version International - 1/3
Keiichi "Drift King" Tsuchiya bids farewell to his professional racing career with a shindig at Tsukuba Go to http://gtchannel.com for more car videos and content - with some of the top GT drivers of Japan such as Manabu Orido, Juichi Wakisaka and Nob Taniguchi. Go to http://gtchannel.com for more car videos and content. Watch the AE86 battle, Nismo V.S private tuner battle and ARTA NSX time attack by Keiichi.
Touge Showdown 2 - AE86 vs Skyline GT-R - Hot Version International
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American Touge 2 - RWD/NA Preliminary Round - Hot Version International 1/5
After the success of the first American Touge, we conducted an open casting call for US tuner cars to appear in the sequel AT2 - Go to http://gtchannel.com for more car videos and content - to be tested and driven to the limits touge style by Keiichi "Drift King" Tsuchiya and his sidekick Yasuyuki Kazama. 33 cars divided into 4 different classes were chosen to battle it out to challenge last year's "Touge Monster", Comptech NSX. Hotties Kazumi Kondo and Verena Mei co-host the show. Cars were divided into NA RWD, turbo RWD, FR and AWD classes. Promising contenders from the first American Touge such as Hasport, Top Setup, Techno Toy Tuning, Vishnu and XS Engineering were there to avenge the Touge Monster title. Cars from grade A tuners such as the Mullerized EVO and AEM Civic Si were newly chosen along with several privateers with hopes they may have some surprises. Cast: Keiichi Tsuchiya, Yasuyuki Kazama, Kazumi Kondo and Verena Mei. Cars Appearing: Comptech NSX, Techno Toy Tuning AE86, Full Function AE86, Toyota MR-S, Toyota Corolla GT-S, Mazda Miata, Nissan 350Z, BMW M3, Danstoy AE86, AE86 with turbo 35GE, Vivid Racing Pepsi RX-8, Miata turbo, MR-S 2ZZ, MR-2, High End Performance MR-S, Honda S2000, Factor X NSX, Spugen S2000, Surge 240sx, RX-7, Mini Cooper S, Import Racer RSX, Raceline USA Integra Type R, Top Setup EG6, Hasport CRX, AEM Civic Si, Endless EG6, APR Evil R, Gravel Crew WRX2.5RS, World One Performance STi, XS Engineering R34 GT-R, Speedlab STi, Crawford Performance 2.5RS, Vishnu Evo, Bozz Performance Evo, Extreme Performance Evo, Muellerized Evo, Aspec Evo and American Trackday Monster Evo.
Paul Walker Visits Famous Nissan Skyline GT-R Tuner Mine's in Japan
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GTChannel was there when actor Paul Walker of Fast and Furious 6 visited Mine's Motorsports in Japan. Tarzan Yamada was there to give ride alongs in the GT-R but ended up...