D1 STREET FAIL: This is about as exciting as it got for me.July 20, 2009 12:30 am
Before my recent short trip back to Australia (it was actually the day before I got on the plane to leave), I attended a D1 Street Legal Central round at Honjo Circuit. Here’s a pic of the paddock shortly after I arrived.
In the practice sessions, I was smooth and fast, and managed to follow the line that judge Youichi Imamura had laid out for us, which was completely different to the line that everyone had always used in competitions and practiced for. Even though I knew I didn’t really have a chance to get into the top 16, at least it looked like I had a chance because the surface was wet, and every second car was spinning out. Even Mikami-san from 3-UP said that my runs looked really good.
Then, the worst thing possible happened: it dried up.
From then on, everything went out the window. All my fiddling with tyre pressures and learning the course timing counted for nothing, as the conditions basically turned back into completely dry.
So, I stuffed up my three qualifying runs, packed up and drove home. At least I’ll get another crack at it in August for MSC!
Ｄ１ストリート・リガル・セントラルはすごい失敗しました。大失敗でした！畜生！よし、本庄のＭＳＣで見てろよ、MAX織戸！Tags: Honjo Circuit
Categorised in: Alexi アレクシ, D1 Street Legal ストリートリーガル
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Gotta familiarize yourself at the track for wet and dry given the chance, and go fight thru top 16 next time, Alexi!
if its any consolation, the R32 looks really good in that shot!
ah man bad luck mate
Bah, bad luck
Hahah, oh well, better luck in August 😉
Mate, a slow day at the racetrack is better than any day in the office 🙂
That’s a shame man. Still, the photo is choice and if the wet runs felt good with positive commentary it wasn’t a total loss?
atleast the car looks tuff hehe
Dont worry man your still good and repping it up for us aussies!
D1 street fail: but the e-bnr32, knows as R32, its so good, I thinks its a GTS godzilla I am right!!!.
so its not a complety fail, on my humild opinion. banzai
And sorry for my bad english a from MExicoo!! 😀
maybe its because you don’t drive a toyota 😛
sucks but, all that hard work for nothing
cool, good to see you giving it a solid go
Bad luck man! Atleast you were holding your own in the practice 😛
ahh bad luck, better luck for MSC 🙂