2013 World Time Attack Challenge - October 18th & 19th

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2013 World Time Attack Challenge - October 18th & 19th

Postby Catford on Wed Jan 09, 2013 11:39 am

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www.worldtimeattack.com wrote:Dates announced for WTAC 2013
Posted on December 11, 2012 by worldtimeattackchallenge
We are excited to announce the dates for World Time Attack 2013 as Friday 18th October and Saturday the 19th October. These dates are what we hope will become the final dates for WTAC for many years to come.

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We have been asked by many why we have changed the dates from the August dates of the previous two years and the reality is there is more than one answer to this question. Firstly anyone who attended WTAC 2012 will attest to the fact that the weather conditions were less than perfect, and while we have zero control over the weather, it is historically a much milder, more pleasant environment to enjoy motor racing in October than August.

Apart from the fact that every year we have narrowly missed torrential rain around the August dates, this year we were also struck with over 90km/h wind gusts that forced the teams to close the pit doors to avoid the freezing gale and leaving many spectators unable to view the teams working frantically in the pit area, and this is something that has become a highlight of the WTAC event, and something that we want to continue, and many fans let us know their dissapoinment at not being able to see there favorite teams up close. This was another big factor in deciding to move the dates.

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The other component that will be so much more enjoyable for the fans will be the Tectaloy drift challenge that many endured in near freezing temperatures late into the evening this year, will undoubtedly be a lot nicer in the first week of daylight saving in 2013. Also as we are running the week after the Bathurst 1000, this will now give many a motorsport enthusiast from interstate and overseas to come to Sydney for a week of the probably the best motor racing in the country.

Why not go to Mount Panorama the Sunday before (this is a 3 hour drive from Sydney) and then come to World Time Attack at Sydney motorsport park a few days later… Just a thought but something I know anyone from the Northern Hemisphere or across the Tasman will be excited about particularly with Nissan making a comeback.

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So what is in store for 2013??

We can tell you that apart from the nicer weather we are also on track for a bigger, better show than ever. We have had enormous interest from overseas teams to compete in both time attack and drift, so expect the biggest, best line up ever including some previously unseen cars and even a new car from one of the favourites.

We will also be introducing an exciting new class named the PRO-AM class. This class will allow “owner/drivers” of Pro cars to compete alongside each other. The rulebook has also been rewritten with the Clubsprint class now going back the style of “true” street cars with strict rules on aero and modifications.

The Open class will also cop a makeover bringing more exciting time attack racing into the future. We aim to have the World Time Attack 2013 Technical Regulations v1 on the website before Xmas or at least not long after that. We will be announcing the entry date early in the new year and as with every other year we expect every single spot to sell out in minutes so be prepared!

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Whatever the case, book your holidays, book your hotels, World Time Attack is coming back to town and we can’t wait!

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See you at the Creek in October!

Ian Baker
CEO - Superlap Australia Pty Ltd

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Re: 2013 World Time Attack Challenge - October 18th & 19th

Postby TPG on Thu Jan 10, 2013 7:51 am

I know some sponsors / members / evo fans made the trip across last year in 2012.
Who is looking at heading over for 2013?

Will rule changes mean Nemo is banned?

What about the Scorch S15 by 'Under-Suzuki'?
http://blog.frsport.com/2012/12/21/time ... acing-s15/
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Re: 2013 World Time Attack Challenge - October 18th & 19th

Postby Catford on Mon Jan 14, 2013 6:48 am

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Re: 2013 World Time Attack Challenge - October 18th & 19th

Postby Catford on Mon Mar 18, 2013 8:51 pm

WTAC wrote:Suzuki-san to return in 2013
Posted on January 31, 2013 by ianbaker

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Fresh from a new time attack lap record at Tsukuba circuit in December, Japanese “Under Suzuki” has made his next goal perfectly clear “I want to be the World time Attack Champion” and he intends spending the next six months developing a package potent enough to make this dream a real possibility when he returns to Sydney Motorsport Park in October.

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There is no questioning Under Suzuki and the Scorch racing S15 has an absolute cult following worldwide as he has continued to refine what was originally his street car into one of the fastest time attack cars on the planet.

The car has slowly developed over the years running in the “Battle Evome” series at Tsukuba circuit with the times tumbling from 58 seconds then 57, 56, 55 and then into the league of big hitters of 54 seconds flat in 2011. He then made the journey out to World Time Attack in August 2011 where, despite battling transmission gremlins managed to finish in 5th position overall with a time of 1.31.45 but he was a long way from finished yet.

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ABOVE: Battling mechanical gremlins, Suzuki still managed to finish 5th overall at the 2011 WTAC.

His nights were spent in the corner of the Scorch Racing workshop where he and his buddy Takemura-san quietly worked away on a package to return to Sydney in 2012 with the WTAC podium firmly in their sights. Unfortunately despite a battle right to the end the teams were just edged into fourth position in the dying minutes of the last session by Earl Bamber in the MCA S13 but the time was still a huge improvement on the previous years best at 1.28. 32.

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ABOVE: In 2012, beaten to the podium in the dying minutes of the last session, Suzuki proved that he is a force to be reckoned with on the international time attack scene.

Upon returning to Japan Suzuki-san wasted no time in getting back to work for a serious assault at the infamous Revspeed Superlap battle in December. There, with some additional advice from aero ace Andrew Brilliant he came ever so close to the record held by the HKS CT230R with a time 53.6.

Knowing full well this time was recorded on a less than perfect lap the team returned in January and hired the track for an early morning session and the result of this set internet forums and social media alight worldwide with an astonishing time of 52.649. This time is almost a full second clear of the HKS time and the promise of more to come is a certainty. There is no question this is the quickest time attack car in Japan at the time of writing.

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“Without a doubt, this guy is a crowd favorite” said Superlap marketing manager Greg Lysien “He ticks all the boxes and is an inspiration to the tuning community worldwide. The car is built by the guy that owns it, in the corner of his friend’s workshop, after hours. He then goes out and sets lap times professional racing teams would be proud of. That this is something many of our fans can truly relate to. It is a fantastic news that they will be returning this year.”

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With the new rule set providing a more level the playing field we would not be at all surprised if Under Suzuki’s lifelong dream of being the World Time Attack Champion came true in 2013 .

We will certainly find out in October!

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Re: 2013 World Time Attack Challenge - October 18th & 19th

Postby Catford on Mon Mar 18, 2013 8:53 pm

WTAC wrote:Team Tilton to race at Tsukuba Hyper Meet
Posted on February 26, 2013 by ianbaker

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It is now official! After months of speculation and deliberation we can now officially announce the Tilton Interiors Evo will be racing at the infamous Japanese Tsukuba Circuit at the Revspeed Time Attack Hyper Meet on April 5th and 6th.

The car will be loaded into a container with a myriad of spares including spare engines in early March before sailing across the Pacific. The whole Tilton Team will be travelling across for the event including driver Garth Walden and tuner Scott Khuner. The team principle Kosta Pohorukov is quietly confident that they will do their country proud.

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“This will be the first time we’ll be racing there and although we know we have a very fast and reliable car, anyone that has raced time attack at this level will attest – anything can (and often does) happen!” said Kosta. “When something goes wrong in our own backyard we normally have the resources to fix it. It may be a different story in a country on the other side of the world.”

“We now have the full support of Voltex and after the event the car will be shipped back to the Voltex headquarters in Suzuka where Nakijima-san will undertake a new aero program. This program should give us what we need to take on the latest generation of time attack vehicles.”

“I believe we now have the best team on the planet and I feel I owe it to them to taste some victory champagne!”

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For those who don’t know, Tilton Interiors team has been at the forefront of Australian time attack racing since the first national Superlap Australia event at Oran Park in 2008. They took an outright victory a year later in 2009 and followed it up by a very strong 4th place at WTAC 2011 in the newly finished silver Evo – just behind the infamous and well sorted Garage Revolution Rx7.

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ABOVE: Tilton Evo at the 2011 WTAC. Subtle but significant changes were made for 2012 resulting in spectacular lap times.

But it was in the following 12 months where huge steps were made and in 2012 the car returned to WTAC and spent two days chasing down Nemo and finishing in a hugely creditable second place with a lap time of 1.27.18. A time, we found out later, recorded with only the front wheels driving! This time in previous years would have secured an outright victory but it was now very clear the goal posts have been moved.

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The car’s driveline issues have been sorted and it puts its 800 horsepower down through a sequential Holinger transmission. We are also told, the car will be running the higher spec “proper race motor” when it hits the track in Japan and if we know Kosta and his team – they will be giving it everything to try to snatch the lap record.

“For us to be able to go over and race in the home of time attack – Tsukuba – is a dream come true” said driver Garth Walden “Most of us have worked on this project for years and to be able to make it all come together in Japan will be something we will all remember forever. But make no mistake – that will only be a precursor for the one we really want, the WTAC victory!”

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ABOVE: Garth Walden, the driver of Tilton Evo want to smash the Tsukuba lap record but his main goal is the WTAC crown.

One of the Superlap Australia crew will be travelling with the Tilton crew to Tsukuba so stay tuned as we bring you all the action!

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Re: 2013 World Time Attack Challenge - October 18th & 19th

Postby Catford on Mon Mar 18, 2013 8:56 pm

WTAC wrote:Tilton first Aus Pro Class team to confirm
Posted on March 12, 2013 by ianbaker

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We are proud to announce the Tilton Interiors team as the first Australian Pro team to confirm entry into the 2013 World Time Attack Challenge. The Tilton team is one of the longest campaigning teams and one of the most competitive. They are currently bound for Japan where they will compete in the Revspeed Hyper meet at Tsukuba Circuit before undertaking a full new aero program with Voltex all in preperation for the return to Australia. The team are eager to test and chase the World Time Attack crown once again with longstanding team driver Garth Walden behind the wheel.

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“This is what we really want to win” said team principle Kostinken Pohurukov “and the real purpose of taking the car to Japan was so that Nakijima-san can undertake an extensive new aero development, but as I have always wanted to race at Tsukuba and we figured the timing was right as the car was bound for Japan anyway. After last year it became very apparent that the whole time attack landscape has changed dramatically and we intend being right at the pointy end of it, and that needs to include the top step of the podium at WTAC.”

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The car will be stripped down after the Tsukuba battle where it will undertake an extensive external revamp that will include new lightweight dry carbon panels and a totally revised aero package. The Evo will see time in the Mie wind tunnel to optimize the whole package and provide not only optimum down force but also a high level of dynamic stability with minimal drag whilst still retaining the look and feel of the original Mitsubishi Evo. The car will also have the horsepower ratcheted up and a paddle shifter fitted to the Holinger transmission.

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This is the car which many are predicting as the one to beat in 2013 with the team now having the data of many years racing this same car. The Nemo team has confirmed that they can make the car comply to the 2013 rulebook but they are yet to actually confirm entry. Regardless Team Tilton is happy to take them and any other challengers head on with the new rule book set to provide much closer racing not unlike what we saw in 2010 and 2011.

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“These guys are sure to be a threat this year” said Superlap CEO Ian Baker “In fact you could almost guarantee it. I have always thought of this car as a cross between the Cyber Evo (it had their aero package) and Sierra Sierra (it has a huge horsepower Cosworth engine) but with the new developments about to commence we can only assume that they will move forward in leaps and bounds. Although they are coy about how much faster is should go they did say seconds, and yes that is plural!”

We are sure to keep you up to date with the Tsukuba Hyper meet and the car as it progresses at the Voltex HQ at Suzuka over the coming months… Watch this space!

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Re: 2013 World Time Attack Challenge - October 18th & 19th

Postby Catford on Mon Mar 18, 2013 8:58 pm

WTAC wrote:Royal Purple official Pro Class sponsor
Posted on March 15, 2013 by ianbaker

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We are proud to announce Royal Purple Oils as the naming rights sponsor for the Pro Class at World Time Attack 2013. Royal Purple Oils have long been a supporter of time attack racing in Australia having sponsored every single Superlap event in Australia as well as many of the top level cars and teams.

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“We see this event as the perfect fit for our product” said Royal Purple Australia managing director Eian Jones “we have what we believe to be the best oil product in the world and to be able to showcase that in the fastest time attack machines is absolutely fantastic. This is a very discerning market and with the amount of money invested in these top end cars they only use the best lubricants and hence we have seen enormous growth in this area”

Royal Purple also support many of the key competitors in what they refer to as their “Royal Purple Oil Stars” program that includes multiple class winner Nik Kalis, Clubsprint Class runner up Daniel Farquar and Drift ace Jake Jones.

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“Royal Purple have always been heavily involved in what we do” said Superlap marketing manager Greg Lysien “They have not only supported us but also many of the top teams. They even send technical support representatives out from the USA to our event to ensure the competitors are looked after. It is clear that Royal Purple’s relationship with WTAC has provided a great return on investment. As soon as we released the sponsorships, they were on the phone to secure the Pro Class naming rights”

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Re: 2013 World Time Attack Challenge - October 18th & 19th

Postby AndrewR on Thu Mar 21, 2013 1:36 pm

Hmm....week after Bathurst 1000....
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Re: 2013 World Time Attack Challenge - October 18th & 19th

Postby Catford on Thu Mar 21, 2013 1:59 pm

So that the ace drivers can still make it I guess?!
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Re: 2013 World Time Attack Challenge - October 18th & 19th

Postby Catford on Sat Apr 13, 2013 1:21 pm

WTAC wrote:Tilton attacks Tsukuba Circuit
Posted on April 12, 2013 by ianbaker

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They say that motor racing will bring out the real character in you, with the highest of highs and the lowest of lows all part of the experience, and no doubt the guys at team Tilton will remember this for many years to come. Despite running perfectly before being packed in the container, the car developed a misfire as soon as it hit the track in Japan and the team spent all Thursday afternoon trying to find the problem but still got off to a good start with a stout 54.9 second pass on “moderate boost” and old tyres during a shakedown session. This was certainly a very good starting point as anything under 55 seconds is considered seriously “elite” and they were really only “feeling the track” so no doubt the anticipation was enormous until they discovered they had destroyed the engine over the finish line. This was clearly going to be no walk in the park!

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After this the car was towed to Unlimited Works, the guys that so famously supported the Cyber Evo on its two WTAC victories, where Kazu-san and his crew opened the door to the shop and the team spent all day Friday preparing and installing the spare engine finishing at 10pm that evening ready for the trip back to Tsukuba in the morning with their eyes firmly on the record. “the Unlimited works guys are just the best” said team principle Kostinken Pohurukov “we could not have done this without them. They would go out of their way to make sure we were back at the track even staying back late into the evening and were happy to share any secrets that had learnt from years of racing Evos. It was an absolute honor to work with these guys”

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The team arrived at the circuit at 6am on Saturday to find the track wet, but are still very eager to get on track and test the engine and systems after the overnight change. A few sighting laps are completed before driver GarthWalden enters pit lane and gives the “thumbs up” to the anxious crew standing on the pit wall. The car is retired to the garage where a brand new set of soft Yokohama AO50s were fitted ready for the 11.30am session on the rapidly drying track.

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The car makes its way out onto the track for one warm up lap and then one flying “attack lap” on medium boost before turning the boost right up for the final session. As the car comes down the back straight after the warm up lap the engine stopped and oil smoke poured from the hood as the car rolled into pit lane. The team was amazed to see the intake cam gear sitting in engine bay with the end of the camshaft having sheered clean off. Once again the car was retired to the garage where the team worked frantically for the afternoon replacing the whole cylinder head and ensuring the car was ready to race the following day. Clearly luck was challenging them every step of the way but the guys were not going to let it get the better of them. After all they had already gone faster than any foreign time attack car ever had before at Tsukuba by several seconds and there was still so much more to come.

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The team arrives on Sunday morning at 6 am with the track damp once again but Garth Walden wasted no time in laying down a 56 second lap on a very moderate 22psi boost despite the wet track at 9.30am. Things were looking very promising indeed as the team gathered for the 11am parade lap which was a perfect time to test the “high boost” setting that they were planning on using that afternoon. The engineers also analyzed the data and determined that more frontal down force was in order so the Voltex boys got to work modifying the front under tray to achieve the desired result.

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2.30pm comes around and the team is rearing to go with everything set on KILL and a fresh set of Ao50s mounted up for the final session. Onto the main straight and the car is absolutely singing for the flying lap. Sparks fly from under the car as the Voltex aero rubs the track on every turn. By the time the car exited the second last corner the dash revealed that the time was already 1.5 seconds up on the 54.9 in sector times, then “POP” and all boost was lost….. A hose had split and the car idled back into the pits with frustration now reaching fever pitch. Back in the pits the team worked frantically to fix the hose. As the grey clouds rolled in the session finished, but the promoter agreed to let the Evo have one more run after the scheduled 86 one make race and rally car demo at 3pm. As the rally cars exited the track the clouds opened up and the rain bucketed down putting an end to any chance the team had of resetting any record.

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“It was still an experience I will never forget” said Kosta “we will be back in December, we want that record BAD. But first the car will go down to Voltex to get ready for WTAC. We take this stuff very seriously and you can rest assured we want to be the fastest in the world full stop!”

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Driver Garth Walden was equally optimistic about the teams future“My overall experience was still awesome, to be there driving around Tsukuba was something special, and all the support from the Japanese people was very overwhelming and we look forward to our return. A big big thank you to Kosta for making all this happen and our fantastic team for all their efforts and the never give up attitude well done guys.”

The team would like to thank the following companies for their ongoing support

Unlimited works

Voltex

Dixcel

Yokohama

Royal Purple

Garage 88

Tilton Interiors

Insight motorsport

TM automotive

Turbo smart

and also Aussie expat Ross Wilson from AVO for rushing over with some cold Aussie beer for the team at the end of the day!

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Re: 2013 World Time Attack Challenge - October 18th & 19th

Postby Catford on Mon Apr 29, 2013 11:07 pm

WTAC wrote:WTAC Expressions of Interest will open on the 1st of May
Posted on April 29, 2013 by superlap

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Thinking of competing at this year’s Yokohama World Time Attack Challenge? Expressions of Interest form will go live on Wednesday 1st May!

In the past the entries were selected on the “first in – best dressed” formula which caused some quite capable teams to miss out, simply because they weren’t able to get to the fax on time. This year we will assess each entry on its merits and select what we think is the best field in each class.

The aim for this new selection process is not to exclude anyone but to make the selection fairer and ensure the event has the best and the fastest teams in each class.

The selection process will end on the 31st of May and a preliminary field will be announced on June 6th. The FAQ section below will help you in submitting the EOI form correctly.

Entry Fees (all inclusive GST)
Clubsprint Class: $899
Open Class: $1299
Pro Am Class: $1299
Pro Class: $1499

What’s the deadline for submitting the EOI Form?
The selection process ends on the 31st of May so we need you to have all the entries in by May 24th.

Does submitting an EOI Form guarantees me a place in my class?
The simple answer is no. Our judging panel will select what they deem are the best entries. These teams will be sent an official invite to compete in their selected class. Each class will also have a number of “stand-by” entries.

What should I do if I’m sent the official invite?
If you receive an official invite you need to confirm either by phone or email. At this point you will also need to pay your entry fee. Once you’ve done that, your entry is locked in.

How does the “Stand-By” list work?
Each Class has its own Stand-By list. If any of the selected teams pull out prior to the event, they will be replaced by a team from the Stand-By list. As a rough guide, in 2012 we were able to place 80% of teams from the stand-by list in each class, so don’t despair if you miss out on the selection and get put on the “stand-by” list, there is a good chance you will be able to compete at the event.

How does the selection process work?
Our selection panel’s job is to decide which are the best teams for each class. The decision will be based on past performances, the quality and rank of the driver, the car and the team. It is therefore very important to provide accurate and reliable information on your EOI form. Good, solid and up-to-date data and good quality images of the car and driver will go a long way towards getting selected.

Go to the Expression of Interest Form

Got more questions about the selection? Call (02) 9638 4643 or email ian@superlap.com.au

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Re: 2013 World Time Attack Challenge - October 18th & 19th

Postby Catford on Sat May 04, 2013 3:07 pm

WTAC wrote:Expressions of interest for WTAC 2013 are NOW OPEN!
Posted on May 1, 2013 by ianbaker

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As we enter our sixth year of competition we are very proud and humbled that the Yokohama World Time Attack Challenge is now without question the premiere time attack event worldwide.

From humble beginnings at the now defunct Oran Park circuit in 2008 with the country’s first national Superlap event, through the first World Time Attack event in 2010, to where we are today with a big machine that has the eyes of the world on it, the one common theme that has rung through year after year is the support of the Yokohama tyre company. Their support has been unwavering and the whole time our joint vision of “inspiring and growing the tuning industry” is still firmly in our mission statement.

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So what can the competitors expect from WTAC 2013? Well, firstly we can guarantee you two days of motorsport that you will never forget. You may be sharing a pit with someone that holds lap records on the other side of the world! You will race in front of some of the largest crowds at Sydney Motorsport Park with a “buzz” like no other.

You will be photographed and filmed by media from all around the world giving yourself and your sponsors’ unparalleled exposure. In 2012 we had over 100 media representatives from 17 different countries so if you want to lift your profile as a driver, tuner or a workshop WTAC is where you want to be!

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You will be racing against the best in the business with new classes and new rules to make it fairer for all. Ask anyone that has competed in one of the previous WTAC events and they will tell you – It’s an experience like no other.

So what is the downside? Let’s see; you will need to take a Friday off work (who doesn’t like that?) and you’ll have to bring your “A” game – afterall WTAC is all about showcasing the best of the best.

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The entries are sure to sell out in every class as they have done every other year. To ensure you have a good shot at being accepted make sure you put detailed information and good quality, copyright-free pictures of the car and driver that we can use on your web profile. We put a huge amount of effort into making this a world class event and so we need you to provide us with us with quality information and images with your entry.

Over the coming weeks we will start to assess the entries and may start releasing certain teams before we nominate the whole field. Any team that has finished in the top ten in any class over the past two years will be given priority and any podium finisher will automatically be accepted pending their car being compliant and payment being received.

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So what is the story with the tyres?
As well as helping us put this amazing show on and helping us bring the cars from overseas, Yokohama tyre will also offer a “Special WTAC Price” of 20% discount on Advan AO50s and Advan Neova ADO8R tyres. Once your entry has been approved you can place the order with a Yokohama Motorsport Dealer. Get all the necessary information about tyre rules here.

How to Enter
First, complete the Yokohama Tyre Pre-Order Form. This is not an actual order, only an estimate to ensure adequate supply of rubber for the event.
Submit Yokohama Tyre Pre-Order.

Second, complete the WTAC Expressions of Interest Form. This form will be subject to our final approval. If you’re successful you will be notified via email or phone so make sure your contact details are correct.
Submit WTAC Expressions of Interest Form

Ok enough talk, get to it!
See you in October!

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Re: 2013 World Time Attack Challenge - October 18th & 19th

Postby Catford on Sat May 04, 2013 3:13 pm

WTAC wrote:Top Fuel/Voltex to return with a faster S2000
Posted on May 3, 2013 by superlap

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Legendary Japanese tuning house Top Fuel has vowed to return to Australia with a much more refined and, what they believe, should be a much faster package for WTAC 2013.

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The car was effectively “out of the box” last year having only been completed in the weeks prior to shipping to Australia with minimal testing. The “off season” has seen the team make many changes to create a more stable and predictable vehicle. This has included a visit back to the wind tunnel at Mie University to dial in the aero package.

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The car will once again be driven by Japanese Super GT and HKS D1 star driver Nobiteru Taniguchi and is a joint venture between Japanese Honda tuning ace Top Fuel (Mie) and Japanese aero specialist and body kit manufacturer Voltex.

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The major changes include the turbocharger from a HKS GT3082R to a much larger GCG Garrett GTX3582R which saw power climb to 802ps at a usable 7100rpm. The transmission has been upgraded from a HKS sequential to the latest spec Australian made Holinger RD6S sequential.

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The car has also seen substantial changes to the aero in particular the underbody aero in an attempt to make the car more balanced at speed as last year the driver Taniguchi stated that the car was “quite hard to drive and very twitchy” which was not surprising for a newly built car.

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Many hours were spent in the wind tunnel with Voltex head honcho Nakijima-san monitoring pressure and changes over the entire vehicle in an attempt to not only increase the total down force but also provide an equal front rear ratio which should stabilize the entire package, greatly increase corner speed and see the lap times tumble.

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It is also worth noting that despite limited testing this car ran a very solid 1.29.05 at WTAC 2012 a time that would have seen them onto the podium in previous years but the competition is now firecer than ever before and this time saw them relegated them to fifth place overall in the Pro Class. Clearly this is not where they want to be and have been busily testing at Fuji Speedway and the times are tumbling with the car recording a 1.43 with still much more to come.

In Taniguchi-sans blog after WTAC 2013 he stated “Please Japan, give me something to catch these monsters with” and no doubt the guys at Top Fuel and Voltex were listening!


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Re: 2013 World Time Attack Challenge - October 18th & 19th

Postby Catford on Tue May 07, 2013 1:06 pm

WTAC wrote:Open Class: BYP Racing Honda Integra
Posted on May 6, 2013 by ianbaker

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Our first Open Class entry is a car that has dominated many events in recent months beating all comers at the Honda Nationals, Winton time attack and even much more fancied competition at the Skyline nationals with an amazing outright victory.

The BYP Racing Honda of Brandon Lockwood is now looking to add another trophy to the ever growing collection and this is the one he really wants – The World Time Attack trophy – namely fastest front wheel drive in Open Class.

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Team Profile
BYP Racing
Driver: Brandon Lockwood / Benny Tran
Car builder/tuner: BYP Racing and Developments
Team Website: www.bypracing.com.au

Car
Honda Integra DC2
Engine: 2.4 ltr
Gearbox: 6 speed standard
Suspension: Tein SRC Coilovers
Brakes: J’s Racing 6-pot BBK
Wheels: Wedsports TC105N’s 18×10.5 (F) 17×9.5 (R)
Tyres: Yokohama A050 265/35/18 (F) 235/45/17 (R)
Electronics: Hondata

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Engine
Forged bottom end
Stock K20A Head w/ 09 TSX cams
50 Deg VTC
Xccessive Manifold
S90 70mm T/B
ASP 4-1 Headers
Rotrex C38-91 Supercharger
Hondata Kpro

Transmission
Gear-X Close ratio gearset
Gear-X 4.3FD
OS geiken 1.5 way LSD
Competition twin plate clutch
BYP racing axle

Wheels/Brakes/Suspension
Front: Wedsports TC105N 18×10.5 +15. Yokohama Advan A050 265/35/18
Rear: Wedsports17x9+25. Yokohama Advan A050 235/45/17
J’s Racing 6 pot BBK Tein SRC coilovers

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Body/Aero
APR GTC-300 Wing
APR side mirrors
PCI side skirts
Lotus rear diffuser
6 point custom roll cage
BYP front splitter
Ccarbon doors

Performance
Fastest Lap: 1:00:30 Wakefield Park – NSW
Power Output: 350kW at the wheels

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Thanks to:
BYP Racing and Developments, Yokohama Advan, Works Engineering , Martini Racing, Special Project motorsports/GearX, Circuit Club.
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Re: 2013 World Time Attack Challenge - October 18th & 19th

Postby Catford on Fri May 10, 2013 3:58 pm

WTAC wrote:Tilton Interiors / Luke Ryall Honda Civic is our first Pro-Am class entry
Posted on May 10, 2013 by ianbaker

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Tilton Interiors is no stranger to the time attack scene with one of the fastest Evos on the planet. Luke Ryall’s Honda forms the second part of the two car team and is the first of our entries in the brand new Pro Am Class which will consist of Pro Class style cars but driven by owner-drivers.

This class is sure to be a hit with fans and entrants alike with professional drivers strictly prohibited and the freedom of rules regarding aero and modifications capturing the true spirit of time attack racing now and into the future.

Team
Tilton Interiors/53Thirty
Driver: Luke Ryall
Car builder/tuner: Luke Ryall/EFI Performance
Team Website: http://www.53thirty.com

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Car:
Honda Civic
Class: Pro Am
Engine: Honda B20 Vtec
Gearbox: Type-R with Quaife diff
Suspension: MCA
Brakes: Porsche with Dixcel
Wheels: AME TM02 18×10.5 front, KOYA custom 17×9 rear
Tyres: 295-35-18 Advan 050 ans 245-40-17 Advan 050
Power Output: 410whp
Fastest Lap: 1:40.0 - 2011 Eastern Creek Raceway

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When asked about his goals for the 2013 WTAC this is what Luke had to say:

“Our team 53thirty is a small part of the Tilton Racing team, we are currently developing another time attack car (A Subaru) to add another brand to the team and drawer even more fans into the world of time attack as the field is a little lacking for the Subaru supporters. This car will be tested and ready for WTAC 2014, and we would like to bring it down this year for display should we be able.”

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“WTAC is our main event focus, We have competed in all but the first year of Superlap and we will continue to compete and push for the win every year WTAC is run.”

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