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2012 Tokyo D3 Race #3 report posted at Phanfare website


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#1 Keith Tanaka

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Posted 28 March 2012 - 02:09 PM

The third Tokyo D3 race of 2012 race report has been posted at the Phanfare website:

Third Tokyo D3 race 2012

Congratulations to all of the podium winners.

Thanks to Akitani-san for the race photos and text (English and Japanese).

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#2 usadar

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Posted 30 March 2012 - 07:53 PM

Hi Keith,

Thanks a lot, for your continuous support of Tokyo D3 Retro Slot Car Racing!!
Our public web-site(tokyod3.com) & my Facebook page, as well as one year of our actual racing activities, has been bringing new racers.
Some of them are completely new to this hobby/sport, some of them have had good experiences in various forms of slot car racing such as Pla-fit, 1/32 home-set cars, USRA wing-cars & scale-cars, but all of them like our D3 retro racing full of fun and serious competition. They also love a good atmosphere of friendship and comradeship at our racing program.

Keep racing, :good:

Haruki
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#3 Steve Deiters

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Posted 31 March 2012 - 12:24 PM

I'm curious. How many retro racers did you start with a year ago and how many do you have now? The race pictures seem to have more and more people in them with each passing event.

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Posted 01 April 2012 - 07:10 AM

I'm curious. How many retro racers did you start with a year ago and how many do you have now? The race pictures seem to have more and more people in them with each passing event.


Tokyo D3 had its first race(Can-Am only) in February, last year, when we had 11 turn-outs & a race director Mickeyzo.

The twenty racers have raced in our racing program until now.

Presently, around 15 active racers come to race at our monthly race.

3 more new racers, who have appeared at our practice meeting, will participate in their first race next week.

Until very recently, we have't promoted our racing program publicly.

Now, however, we have our Facebook page & our web-site, tokyod3.com, for the public.

Two experienced racers have showed up at my raceway thanks to this PR.

Our goal for this year is to have 24 active racers, with enough turn-outs to have A & B mains at every monthly Can-Am & F-1 race.

Tokyo D3 is still a closed club, not a full commercial raceway and our priority is more on the quality of racing community.

We try our best to develop retro racing program full of competition, excitement, fun and friendship.

Keep racing,

Haruki
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#5 Hipsticker

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Posted 01 April 2012 - 07:34 AM

the QUALITY of all the cars you men build over there is extreamly crafty..you have gathered a field of very talented craftsmen and dam near geniuses in my view.For only 1 year of retro you men have really really got your act together ....bet there isnt a bunch of arguing and griping there either. just glad to have a beautiful place to race .
I learn much from viewing your masterpieces on here,thank you for posting them

your fan HIP
Gary E. Culy

#6 Tom Eatherly

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Posted 06 April 2012 - 02:33 PM

Gary,
I just now saw your above post and must agree with you 100%. For such a short time and few members, they have all come a LONG way. These guys are pretty amazing.
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