Once again, circumstances were fortunate enough that I'd be in Japan again for a couple of days, and so the entire might of the JNC editorial team put our heads together as to what cool things we could do.
Just by luck, it turned out that last Sunday the 11th July had two great racetrack events. There was the Skyline Festival at Fuji or the JCCA Summer races at Tsukuba. While the Skyline event was being put on by the BP Nostalgic folks (and they always put on an awesome show), it was decided that we'd be covering the JCCA event at Tsukuba on the basis that it was a bit easier to get to.
Ben and Dan were all for me renting a car and driving there, but since I've never driven in Japan before, I figured I'd probably get totally lost and instead of watching classic car racing at Tsukuba, I'd spend the day stuck at a truckstop, eating vending machine hot dogs and quietly crying
Also...we thought it would be a wheeze if I would get to Tsukuba by public transport, and then document the do's and don'ts so that any JNCer could make the journey. So here goes