In 2003, Fuji Speedway was shut down for a year in order for a major redesign. It wouldn’t be its first, but it would be substantially different than any of the previous configurations. To celebrate the last days of the 4.4 km era, Best Motoring sent Motoharu Kurosawa onto the track in a replica Hakosuka Skyline GT-R race car for one last blast.
There’s nothing like the raw sounds of the Nissan-Prince S20 a full wail. With twin cams and four valves per cylinder, it sounds like a motor far ahead of its time. Intercut with footage of Hakosuka GT-Rs racing in period, the video is a JNCer’s dream. Throw in more archival images and video of assorted race cars, everything from Honda S800s to Group C prototype racers, and its a touching send-off to one of the greatest eras of Fuji Speedway.