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All News : 2017 Japan Cup

Discussion in 'Tamiya Japan Event Report' started by M4R, Apr 20, 2017.

  1. M4R

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    Found some high res photos of the japan cup track and close up shots of the circuit.

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    Mini 4WD Japan Cup 2017 Official course Great Circuit Circuit 2017 is released for the first time!

    The Great Cross Circuit 2017 with a total length of 200 m with numerous new sections arranged will cycle around 15 venues nationwide.

    ● New Section "Loose Road" The middle three lanes are gentle straight, one end lane and five lanes are a loose straight section made up of outward bulging curves. Wash walls randomly placed on the side of the course and changed to "Rocking Loose Road". Because the course width is wider than usual, the machine is more likely to shake in the left and right direction and lateral stability is essential.

    ● New section "Omega Bank" TheΩ (Omega) turn which appeared in "Mini 4WD Grand Prix 2017 Spring" held from February of 2017 further evolved. A composite bank section that turns 90 degrees from the bank approach and then turns 180 degrees in the opposite direction. After climbing up the bank that arrived at angle, it is a section shaken up and down and left and right running while tilting the machine.

    ● New section "Climber changer"The normal changer section for lane movement is 1 lane, only one machine runs in a bank, the other four lanes are flat running, but this climber changer is a normal lane changer and Is the reverse. Four lanes, four machines traveled in the bank, and the other one lane flat. Unlike so far it is a changer section that requires further speed and power because it passes through the bank every lap.

    ● Other section"Double Bouncing Straight (Multi)"In the "Mini 4WD Grand Prix 2017 New Year" as a bouncing straight, in the subsequent "Mini 4WD Grand Prix 2017 Spring", a special section wielding double as a double consisting of two consecutive "double bouncing Straight (multi) appears again.

    Developed four variations of the direction that turns every venue. Omega Bank, a machine that has reached top speed after going through a New Era turn and rushes into, the stability of the machine in the vertical direction is particularly important. A section that passes through"Fujitsu Pop" and"Double Bouncing Straight" and enters the curve from the throughput of the throughput in an unstable state. The higher the speed, the higher the probability of a course out. "New Era turn" Thecorner which capped the name of cap brand · New Era which supports champion cap. It is expected that the machine will pass at high speed. "Last turn"The final corner of the Great Circuit 2017 "Last turn". The machine that passed safely here will have a winning run.
     
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  2. Dxn Provisions

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    Much excitement ! An inside source is saying that the FA Chassis won't be released until August.

    Also whats up with those new features too !

    Loose Straights look like they widen up then tighten up at the end.

    And the Lane Changer is opposite now, 5 cars have to take the bank while one car gets a straight shot through.

    Tamiya definitely stepped their game up.
     
  3. OrangeBang

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    Bouncing straight configuration.
    (Thanks to Sean for the pic)
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    Video of the various bouncing straight configurations for Japan Cup.
     
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  5. M4R

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    Close up of the track layout, and the different "special" sections.
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  6. Drew

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    That loose road section....kind of loses its meaning when they put those washboard sections in, just makes it into a pseudo wave section.
     
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    kinda just makes it a straight-digital turn.
     
  8. アーサー@F-Lev

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    According to the blurb, the washwalls will be random and will be called the "Rocking Loose Road".
     

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