Video: Wild Hakosuka GT-R at Fuji Speedway

I was at FSW recently to take care of a few matters – one the Skyline GTS-T you saw in a previous post and the other being the massive event being held that day – the 2010 JCCA Classic Car Fuji Jamboree.

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Nissan Motorsports Event At Nissan Gallery Nagoya Coming Up

February 3, 2010 by  
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Those in Nagoya throughout March can check out the Nissan Gallery where a motorsports event is planned in the lead up to the first round of the 2010 Super GT championship.

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2009 Tokyo Motor Show

October 24, 2009 by  
Filed under Car Shows, Events, Latest Articles

I’m not going to lie to you. The 2009 Tokyo Motor Show was a pretty big letdown punctuated by pockets of expectation and amazement.

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Japanese Car Museums: 15 To Get You Started

This week we’re putting together information to make your trip to Japan all the more enjoyable… preferably based around cars of course!  This time let’s look at a selection of car manufacturer’s museums. Read more

New Nissan Fuga/Infiniti M Spotted

June 19, 2009 by  
Filed under Japanese News, Latest Articles

A heavily camouflaged Nissan Fuga (Infiniti M35/45 in North America) has been spotted testing in Arizona and promises to be one very stylish looking sedan once the wraps are taken off at this year’s Tokyo Motor Show.


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Japfest 2009, Castle Combe, UK

May 23, 2009 by  
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For those not familiar with Japfest, it’s touted as the “largest Japanese car show in Europe” and previous years saw the cream of the UK J-scene turn up. However, the 2009 edition didn’t seem to offer a real representation of where the UK scene is at the moment. Read more

Nanko Drifting In Its Heyday: October 2000

May 21, 2009 by  
Filed under Latest Articles, Odd Spot

I dread spring cleaning. As a male I can’t see the point of it really, but it does uncover some long lost treasures sometimes! I found some old photo albums from almost 10 years ago when I first came to Japan and my first visit to the Nanko area in Osaka and its now-infamous drift spot. Read more

2010 Spec Nissan GT-R Unmasked

May 9, 2009 by  
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Best Car does it again and shows us what the 2010 (JDM) Nissan GT-R will look like without the zebra mask as it was seen while testing at the Nürburgring on April 23rd. The changes to the GT-R are most obvious from the front with a second “winglet” added to the front bumper. Read more

Jesse Streeter Bonus Pics

May 8, 2009 by  
Filed under Drifting, Latest Articles

My very good friend and sometime coworker Jeremy Booth was at Meihan Sports Land with me when we went and I had no idea but he was busy clicking off photos with his mobile phone the whole time we were out on the track. The photos aren’t the best quality by a long shot but there are a few in there which add another perspective to the events of the day. Read more

Damage Control

April 17, 2009 by  
Filed under JDM Feature Cars, Latest Articles


Long time readers may remember Jesse Streeter from our Industrial Strength Domestic article we ran back in July 2007. Well he’s back and the car is still around albeit in slightly more abused condition! Actually it’s pretty surprising the car is only slightly worse for wear even after its most recent crash at Meihan Sports Land a little over a week ago. Read more

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