【PLAYBACK D1GP-2001(first year)】The worlds first pro drift series!(Part 2)

Published : 2020/02/09 23:58 Modified : 2020/02/10 16:49

D1 Grand Prix 2001 10 Best Cars

D1GP2001 Season Top10 Machine check!

 

●1st place

Silvia[S15]× Nobuteru Taniguchi( age 30 / from Hiroshima)

 

Machine speck

■Power:440ps ■Turbo:HKS GT2835Pro(Max boost 1.25kg)■tires:Advan A048(F225/45-17 R245/40-17) ■Wheels:F MODEX KS-CE(8J-17) R WORKVS-SS(9J-17) ■ Suspension: HKS Highpower max Pro(F10kg R7kg) ■Exterior:T&E VERTEX ■Transmission:nismo 6speed■Clutch:ORC ■LSD:nismo

 

D1 Grand Prix 2001 10 Best Cars

D1 Grand Prix 2001 10 Best Cars

 

Taniguchi’s daily/drift silvia won the first season. 2.0L SR made 440ps was categorized a big power drift machine in this era, and Taniguchi’s natural talented technique controlled S tires.(S tire was allowed to use only in 2001) T&E bodykit fits perfectly in the red body.

 

 

D1 Grand Prix 2001 10 Best Cars

D1 Grand Prix 2001 10 Best Cars

 

His SR20 was built and tuned by Okamura from Yashio factory. HKS GT2835Pro made the biggest power in any actuator turbo made in this era.

D1 Grand Prix 2001 10 Best Cars

  D1 Grand Prix 2001 10 Best Cars

 

Additional gauges and controllers are reinstalled on the dash. Also,  A/C and audio are not canceled. Many of the drivers had actual street style cars in this era. 


●2nd place

Sprinter Trueno[AE86]× Youichi Imamura(age25 from Yamanashi)

 

Machine Speck

■POWER:173ps ■tires:RStune2 (F195/50-15 R ZIEX 195/50-15) ■Wheels DoriDori mech:(8J-15)  ■ Suspension:  Kei office (F6kg R5kg) ■Exterior:Goodline ■Transmission:Stock5speed ■Clutch:Spirit metal ■LSD:TRD

 

 

D1 Grand Prix 2001 10 Best Cars

D1 Grand Prix 2001 10 Best Cars


●3rd place

Soara[JZZ30]× Takahiro Ueno(age30/from Hokkaido)

 

Machine Speck

■Power:452.6ps ■Turbo:Blitz K27-3667(Max boost kg)■tires:Revspec  ■Wheels:Intensive hunk ■ Suspension:PCR Spec D (F20kg R16kg) ■Exterior:T&E VERTEX ■Transmission:Stock 5speed ■Clutch:ORC twin metal■LSD:ATS

 

 

D1 Grand Prix 2001 10 Best Cars

D1 Grand Prix 2001 10 Best Cars


●4th place

Corolla Levin[AE86]× Hisashi Kamimoto

 

Machine Speck

■Power:180.6ps (AE101 4A-GZ) ■SC:AE101 Stock ■tires:F ADVAN Neova R: Potenza RE-01 ■ Suspension:  F Powerfactory Sunami (7Kg) R TRD short Toda (6kg) ■Exterior:Goodline ■Transmission:Stock5speed ■Clutch:TRD metal ■LSD:TRD

 

D1 Grand Prix 2001 10 Best Cars

D1 Grand Prix 2001 10 Best Cars


●5th place

RX-7[FC3S]× Mitsuru Haruguchi

 

Machine Speck

■Power:410ps ■Turbo:Blitz K27-3072G ■tires:F ADVAN Neova R Azenis ST115   ■ Suspension: RG based Grandslam Tsuchiya original with swift spring(F8kg R6kg) ■Exterior:BNsports ■Transmission:Stock 5speed

 

D1 Grand Prix 2001 10 Best Cars

D1 Grand Prix 2001 10 Best Cars


●6th place

Sprinter Trueno[AE86]× Ken Maeda

 

Machine Speck

■Power:140ps ■SC:AE92 stock SC ■tires:Azenis ST115 ■ Suspension: TRD (F TRD AE92 short + tain 6kg R 5.1kg) ■Exterior:Goodline ■LSD:TRD

 

D1 Grand Prix 2001 10 Best Cars

D1 Grand Prix 2001 10 Best Cars


●7th place

Corolla Levin[AE86]× Ryota Yuasa

 

Machine Speck

■Power:270ps (SR20DET) ■Turbo:S14 Stock ■tires:F Potenza RE01 (F195/50-15) Grand prix M7R (195/50-15) ■ Suspension:Tokiko HTS shock (F TEIN 8kg R TRD 6kg) ■Exterior:BN Sports ■Transmission:CA18DET stock base custom ■Clutch:Cusuco Rocket clutch ■LSD:Cusuco MZ type RS

 

D1 Grand Prix 2001 10 Best Cars

D1 Grand Prix 2001 10 Best Cars


●8th place

Sprinter Trueno[AE86]× Katsuhiro Ueo

 

Machine Speck

■Power:185ps  ■tires:GRβRS tune (F185/60-14 R185/60-14) ■Wheels:RAYS TE37(7J-14) R (7J-14) ■ Suspension: TRD AE92 short (8kg) R Civic shock (5kg) ■Exterior:Goodline ■Clutch:TRD ■LSD:TRD

 

D1 Grand Prix 2001 10 Best Cars

D1 Grand Prix 2001 10 Best Cars


●8th place

Silvia[PS13]× Makoto inose

 

Machine Speck

■Power:300ps ■Turbo:S14 stock ■tires:Grand Priix M7R ■ Suspension: Cusco comp L-ZERO ■Exterior:T&E VERTEX 

 

D1 Grand Prix 2001 10 Best Cars

D1 Grand Prix 2001 10 Best Cars


●10th place

Sprinter Trueno[AE86]× Toru Maruyama

 

Machine Speck

■Power:SK Sports injection ■tires:Grand Prix M7R  ■Wheels:Longchanp XR4 ■ Suspension: TRD AE92 short (9kg) R KYB gymkhana SP (6kg) ■Transmission:TRD 3speed cross ■Clutch:TRD ■LSD:TRD

D1 Grand Prix 2001 10 Best Cars

D1 Grand Prix 2001 10 Best Cars


●Pick up unique machine from 2001! 

Supra custom pick up truck[JZA70]× Yuki Izumida

 

D1 Grand Prix 2001 10 Best Cars

D1 Grand Prix 2001 10 Best Cars

 

Izumida aka “Hakai ou”(destroy king) always liked to choose unique cars for drifting. He only used this car for 2nd round Nikko, and he didn’t pass the qualify round. It’s very special because. cars which have modified like this doesn’t pass the regulation now days.   

 

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