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EVENTS: Formula D Round One / AE86 Nights, Part 01
Toyotaku in southern California had plenty to keep them occupied this past weekend, with not one but two events showcasing the venerable AE86 and its successor, the Scion FR-S.
Posted in events, motorsports, subaru, toyota Tagged 510, ae86, bluebird, brz, corolla, dai yoshihara, datsun, e70, formula D, fr-s, gt 86, hachiroku, ken gushi, levin, nissan, ryan tuerck, scion, subaru, taka aono, te72, tony angelo, toshiki yoshihara, toyota, toyota 86, trueno 5 Comments
EVENTS: 2012 Formula D Car Show & Drifting Championships
Formula D isn’t the kind of event we here at JNC normally cover, but in recent years stateside drifting has grown tremendously, and with that growth it has welcomed with open arms the nostalgics that made all this tail-sliding possible.
Posted in Drifting, events, motorsports Tagged 240sx, 510, a20, a60, ae86, celica, corolla, cressida, cresta, dai yoshihara, daigo saito, datsun, drifting, e70, events, formula D, fr-s, frederic aasbo, gt 86, hachiroku, irwindale speedway, is-f, ken gushi, levin, lexus, mark II, mazda, mx73, nissan, ra64, rx-7, s13, sa22, sc430, scion, shakotan, silvia, sprinter, taka aono, tc, te72, toyota, toyota 86, trueno, tsurikawa, x30, x70, zokusha 11 Comments
Project Neo86: Introducing the JNC Scion FR-S
When the original AE86 and Silvia were killed, no one expected that Japan would simply walk away from its automotive roots. But walk they did, and light, agile, affordable RWD cars remained absent from the market for what turned out … Continue reading
Posted in Project Neo 86, toyota Tagged ae86, fr-s, gt 86, hachiroku, Project Neo86, scion, toyota, toyota 86 35 Comments