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Nippon Challenge 2018-01-30T14:41:15+00:00

A race series for modified and production spec Japanese and Asian cars.

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Nippon Challenge Overview

The Nippon Challenge is a race series for modified and production spec Japanese and Asian cars. It doesn’t matter if you have a hatchback, saloon, coupe or sports car – come and join us for a full season of exciting close racing.

We aim to provide an opportunity to race your favourite model of Japanese or Asian car in a competitive but affordable environment. The regulations have been drafted to allow as wide a range of cars to participate as possible. This should offer an opportunity for you to race whatever your budget, be it a highly modified car in the Super GT class or a production spec car in the GT150 class.

Just a series

No need to worry about a points table - just do the events you can.

Relaxed atmosphere

A series creates a relaxed atmosphere where everyone knows what happens on the day doesn’t affect any other results.

Atmosphere

A friendly relaxed paddock atmosphere.

Paddock atmosphere

The friendly paddock atmosphere is absorbing, with everyone helping everyone to ensure they can go racing.

Classes

A class structured format covering different power outputs to keep the competition even.

Weight

Minimum weights for each class which are the weight of the car and driver combined.

Affordable

Regulations ensure cars are based on the production model.

Sensible costs

Competitive entry fees and discounts available for members on parts.

People are Saying

“Thank you so much for welcoming into my first years racing it’s been a blast! Great meeting some cracking people and had some great racing.”

ALEX DE-MOORE • DRIVER

“Great meetings with great people and much fun for my first full season. Looking forward to getting out next year.”

PAULA WEBB • DRIVER

“Been a good year, great entertainment on and off the circuit.”

LEE GILLARD • DRIVER

Classes

With a class structured format covering different power outputs at the flywheel the competition is kept very even. We also have minimum weights for each class which are the weight of the car and driver combined.

Regulations

The regulations for the Nippon Challenge have been drafted to allow as wide a range of cars to participate as possible, using a class structured format covering different power outputs to keep competition even.

Need Some Help?

Not everyone is a whizz with the spanners, so here are a few companies who can help you with anything you need for your Nippon Challenge car, including turnkey new builds and arrive and drive deals.

JJ-Motorsport
JJ-Motorsportjj-motorsport.com | 07790 495 231
Specialists in MSA regulated roll cages. Each cage is designed, built and installed for your safety and peace of mind.

Race cars can also be built to order for you. They will take your donor car and transform it into a race-ready car for the Tricolore Trophy.

Se7en Motorsports
Se7en Motorsportsse7enmotorsports.co.uk | 07791 775 114
They are specialists in the Toyota 1ZZ-FE (140) and 2ZZ-GE (190) market, offering normal everyday services to the highest level of track day and race car builds.

They can supply you a ready to race car to buy or arrive and drive hire with full trackside support and advice to get the very best out of you and the car on the day.

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AVERAGE GRID SIZE

Average grid size based on the combined grid from the 2017 season.

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Upcoming Events

The Nippon Challenge races on circuits all over the country, with events usually spread about a month apart.

The 2018 calendar is

Sun 25 March Brands Hatch Indy
Sat 21 April Pembrey
Mon (Bank Hol) 7 May Castle Combe
Sat 23 June Rockingham
Sun 29 July Silverstone National
Sun 12 August Snetterton 300
Sun 2 September Mallory Park

Sat 29 September Autumn Trophy Donington Park

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