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Thursday, March 01, 2007

Preparing for Formula Challenge Japan


Two days ago I went to Suzuka Technical Center to get a seat mold made for the Formula Challenge Japan open-wheel car and to test-fit the Takata harness.

This was the first time I saw the cars in person. They are amazing - the entire car is made of carbon fiber and the aerodynamic structures are obvious. The cockpit is very comfortable, and with left-foot braking and no-lift sequential shifting, this is my kind of car. The transmission is supposedly right out of F3, and is extremely durable.







I am now leaving for the Fuji Speedway for the March 3rd orientation followed by two days of testing, with 3 hours scheduled per day.

二日前は鈴鹿サーキットのテクニカル・センターで席の片とシートベルト(タカタ)をしてもらいました。
車のすべてがカーボンからできててます。エアロもすごいれべるまで開発されてます。
今日は富士サーキットまで出かけます。三月四日と五日がテストで、日3時間です。