|21 Jan (Sun)||Basic Training||Hiratsuka Market|
|4 Mar (Sun)||Regular Practice||Hiratsuka Market|
|13 May (Sun)||Regular Practice||Hiratsuka Market|
|1 Jul (Sun)||Regular Practice||Hiratsuka Market|
|2 Sep (Sun)||Regular Practice||Hiratsuka Market|
Contents of Event
Basic Training Event
- Mainly for beginners. First-timers welcome!
- AM: Practice of basic gymkhana skills: lock-to-lock, full braking and throttle, slaloms, handbrake turns, constant-radius turns, 180- and 360-degree turns
(skills practiced may change annually).
- PM: Full-course driving under timed conditions.
Regular Practice Event
- For beginner and intermediate drivers.
- AM/PM: General gymkhana course practice. AM and PM courses differ. Run times will be measured by timing light.
If you have any questions about driving or your car, please don't hesitate to ask.
Visitors welcome. Please email us in advance and follow marshals' instructions because parking space is limited.
1-7-1 Shinomiya, Hiratsuka, Kanagawa Pref
All participating vehicles must conform to the following safety standards.
- Tires must have a minimum of 3mm of tread.
- Convertibles must have a roll bar or hard top installed.
Mufflers must have a catalytic convertor installed and meet national noise limits (96dB for cars up to ten years old, 103dB for older cars). Cars that do not meet noise limits will be prohibited from participating.
Only tall minivan K-car with sport type shock absorber can join the practice.
And truck car cannot join the practice because of the the battery protection and the fuel tank arrangement.
- Entry fee: 6,000 yen
- Lunch box: 600 yen (if ordered)
Fees to be paid in cash on arrival.
Reception open and morning course shakedown
Afternoon course shakedown
Practice finish and drivers' briefing
Note: exact schedule can be subject to change.
- Idling is prohibited until start of morning course.
- Practice events are strictly to practise gymkhana techniques.
Obvious drifting during practice is prohibited.
Entrants intentionally drifting will be disqualified.
- Handbrake turns beyond the finish line are prohibited.
- Entrants must wear helmet, gloves, long sleeves and pants, and wear seatbelt at all times.
- Passengers must wear clothing similar to driver.
- Tuition from team members is available to entrants willing to accept instruction.
- Entrant number must be attached to driver’s (right) side of vehicle.
- Driver’s window (and passenger’s, if passenger present) must be closed while driving.
- All loose items must be removed from cabin.
- Reduce speed quickly after crossing finish line, and drive slowly in the paddock.
- All garbage must be taken home.
- Smoking is acceptable, but do not drop butts. Please bring a portable ashtray.
- Motorsport is dangerous: please use common sense at all times.
Note: entrants not obeying the regulations will be denied entry to future events.
- Please apply via the application form.
- Applications are open from two weeks until two days before event date.
Applications submitted outside this period will not be accepted.
- Application status will be announced in the News or BBS. We appreciate early notice of cancellation or non-attendance.
If entrants do not attend without prior notice, applications for subsequent events will be refused.
Please submit signed waiver at reception on the day(if you don't have a printer, forms are available on the day).