Archive for the “Random その他” Category
Feb 04 2013
It’s time again to have a look at the server statistics and see which photos were the most popular last year.
So, here are the top twenty-five photos from Noriyaro in 2012!
Dec 10 2012
The first corner at Sports Land Yamanashi has walls on boths sides and barely enough width to fit two cars through. So what do people do there? Drift it in a big train, of course.
Oct 30 2012
Oct 24 2012
The closest equivalent of “man cave” in Japanese is probably “himitsukichi” or “secret base”.
Oct 06 2012
On a usual day, driving from my house to Fuji Speedway takes about an hour and a half. Today it took over five hours. The driver of a truck loaded with 35 big LP gas tanks that weigh over 50kg each somehow flipped his truck over and spilled them all over the road.
Through a bit of coincidence, Mr Lavender from last month’s posts was on his way to Fuji Speedway as well, managed to get some of it on tape! Check out the explosion just after two minutes in! One of the tanks actually flew over 100m over the wall, bounced off the roof of an elementary school and landed on the athletics field. Considering this is the weekend when many schools around Japan hold their annual athletics competition, it was lucky that this school wasn’t one of them!
Here’s a link to a Japanese video news report. Just click the little orange button on the video.
To add to the theme of destruction, here’s what happened to Mr Lavender’s track-version KE70 a little while ago at Ebisu.
She owns it and drifts it too.
Oct 02 2012
This S14 belongs to Ohana from Team Magician. It returned to the pits at Nikko Circuit with an extremely lumpily-running engine and wafts of smoke coming from under the bonnet.
Sep 04 2012
Nikko Circuit’s heavily cambered track edges can make for some fun drifting if you mess around with them. While it’s not something that most drivers normally do, standing near the final corner and egging them on does seem to help a bit. Here’s a few pics from a TGS track day earlier this year.
First up are Funky Racing’s Subleader and Gojappe.