Participate in Yokohama World Time Attack Challenge 2018
HKS would like to announce that we are going to participate in Yokohama World Time Attack Challenge 2018 that will be held on October 12 and 13, 2018 in Sydney, Australia. We will run TRB-03(TOYOTA86) and Racing Performer 86 RS-3(TOYOTA 86) in this event.
HKS Co., Ltd. has been decided to run TRB-03（Tsukuba Record Breaker No.3）TOYOTA 86 in Yokohama World Time Attack Challenge 2018（WTAC）that will be held in Sydney, Australia, the event to decide the world fastest tuning car. Also, we will participate in the drift event Honeywell Garrett International Drifting Cup with Racing Performer 86 RS-3(TOYOTA 86).
TRB-03 has recorded 49”445 in Tsukuba Circuit in Ibaraki, Japan where is regarded as the circuit for the time attack from all over the world. With this record, HKS took the first place except formula cars.
We will pursue the tuning car’s further possibilities by participating this world-class time attack event.
Yokohama World Time Attack Challenge 2018
Place: Sydney Eastern Creek Raceway, Australia
Date: Friday, October 12, 2018 – Saturday, October 13, 2018
Getting Ready for WTAC
October 12, 2018
Arrival of the vehicle and tools was delayed due to typhoon, and they were finally delivered here this morning.
HKS MS team members started preparation hurriedly in the rain.
Racing rain tires had prepared; however, it’s no longer necessary since the rain stopped. TRB-03 drove off under dry conditions.
The vehicle conditions were adjusted according to Sydney Motorsport Park and getting ready for the time attack.
It is second run for today.
It started raining right before starting the second run.
Changing to the racing rain tires was considered, but we decided to go with the slick tires.
The rain was eased before the time attack.
TRB-03 drove off and carefully ran checking the road surface conditions.
We were unable to achieve the target time today, but we will try for achieving better time record tomorrow.
October 13, 2018
A clear blue sky is seen in Sydney.
The day for “Time Attack” has begun.
TRB-03 is getting ready.
Pit Walk before the time attack.
Many people came to see the cars with great interest and enjoy talking with the tuners.
TRB-03 also received a lot of attention.
We greeted them with smile.
RS-3 was displayed in the booth of Yokohama Tyres before showing drifting.
Its new and red wheels received a lot of attention.
TRB-03 runs in 15 minutes during the lunch break as a special exhibition drawing a lot of attention.
TRB-03 is getting ready finally after precise maintenance.
It is time for Time Attack.
People in the circuit are paying attention to TRB-03.
TRB-03 drove off as checking the points
The acceleration pedal was stepped down.
Everything’s seemed to go well.
However, TRB-03 slowed down before the last turn due to an engine trouble and couldn’t finish the run.
TRB-03 couldn’t leave a good result in “WTAC”.
INTERNATIONAL DRIFTING CUP
WTAC co-located with INTERNATIONAL DRIFTING CUP
We checked the course conditions while participating in the practice sessions on the qualifying day.
Vehicle maintenance was performed rapidly.
Qualifying session was a round-robin tournament by 4 cars per group.
We run for three time during the 2-day qualifying session.
HKS Racing Performer 86 RS3-3 cleared the qualifying after competing with the world drift elites.
The final tournament by TOP8 began.
The weather wasn't looking favorable.
It started raining.
Final preparation was finished in the drift pit in the rain.
RS-3 got to the start position.
RS-3 drove off in hard conditions where heavy rain occasionally fell.
RS-3 lost in the first round of the finals tournament.
That was really unexpected.
We were thankful to Australian customers who welcomed HKS from Japan and those who worked on event management.
As we experienced the seriousness of the participating team who challenged WTAC · DRIFTING CUP from all over the world, we will definitely challenge again, and we will do better next time.
- Nobuteru Taniguchi
185.4cm / 66kg
|Max.Power Output||1000 ps / 6500rpm||Injector||HKS 2000cc×4 （Prototype)|
|Max. Torquet||100 kgf・m / 6000rpm||Fuel Pump||WELDON|
|Boost ressurep||3.5kgf / cm2||Intake||HKS SUPER POWER FLOW|
|Engine||FA25||Surge Tank||HKS Racing|
|Capacity||2511 cc 94.25×90mm||Spark Plug||HKS SUPER FIRE RACING|
|Compression||ε=11.5||Oil Cooler||HKS Racing|
|Piston||HKS Racing (Billet)||Inter Cooler||HKS Racing|
|Conrod||HKS I-Beam (Billet prototype)||Suspension||HKS HIPERMAX MAXⅣ RS（Prototype)|
|Crankshaft||HKS 2.1L Kit + WPC||Suspension Arm||HKS Racing|
|Headgasket||HKS 1.2mm GROMMET TYPE||Mission||HKS 6 SPEED SEQUENTIAL MISSION|
|Camshaft||HKS IN:280 EX:272（Prototype)||Clutch||HKS GD CLUTCH Pro|
|Turbo||HKS GTIII5R||Tire||YOKOHAMA ADVAN A005
F:300/680R18 R:300/680R18 or 330/710R18
|EX.manifold||HKS Racing||Wheel||YOKOHAMA ADVAN Racing GT
|Exhaust||HKS Racing||Wheel Nuts||ADVAN Racing|
|E.C.U.||HKS ECU (Prototype)||Brake Front||ENDLESS Racing MONO6 GT 400Φ|
|Boost Control||HKS EVC6||Brake Rear||ENDLESS Racing MONO6 387Φ|
|Meter||HKS A / F Knock Amp.3||Seat||BRIDE MAXISIII|
|Main Meter||AIM MXG||Aero||HKS Racing|
|Engine Oil||HKS SUPER TURBO RACING LSPI||Wing||HKS Racing|
|Gear Oil||HKS GEAR OIL G2500||Graphic||PGD|
|Differential Oil||HKS GEAR OIL G1400||Harness||TEAM TECH|
|Brake fluid||HKS BRAKE FLUID Racing Pro||Roll Cage||OKUYAMA|
|Coolant||HKS SUPER COOLANT Racing Pro||Mirror||Craft Square|
|HKS Racing Performer 86 RS-3|
|Max.Power Output||800ps / 6300rpm||Injector||2000cc × 6|
|Max. Torquet||95kg-m / 4500rpm||Fuel Pump||WELDON|
|Boost ressurep||2.0kgf / sqcm||Intake||HKS Racing Surge Tank|
|Engine||2JZ-GE改||Spark Plug||HKS SUPER FIER RACING|
|Capacity||3,352CC 87.0×94.0mm||Oil Cooler||HKS Racing|
|Compression||9||Inter Cooler||HKS Racing|
|Piston||HKS 3.4L KIT||Suspension||HIPERMAX MAXIV SP (Drift SPEC）|
|Conrod||HKS 3.4L KIT||Mission||G FORCE|
|Crankshaft||HKS 3.4L KIT||Clutch||GD CLUTCH Pro （Drift SPEC)|
|Headgasket||HKS 1.5mm||Tire||YOKOHAMA ADVAN A052
|Camshaft||HKS（IN:280 EX:280 Lift:9.3mm）||Wheel||YOKOHAMA ADVAN Racing TC-4
|Turbo||HKS GTIII 4R||Brake Front||ENDLESS Racing MONO４|
|EX.manifold||HKS Racing||Brake Rear||ENDLESS Hydraulic Side Caliper|
|Exhaust||HKS Racing||Seat||BRIDE GARDISIII|
|E.C.U.||HKS F-CON V Pro Ver.4.0||Graphic||PGD|
A/F Knock Amp.２
※Specifications are subject to change without notice due to various circumstances.