Archive for November, 2010

Super Lap Battle 2010

Monday, November 15th, 2010

Buttonwillow Raceway, California – 11/10/2010 – It was a cloudy and windy morning at the race track in Butttonwillow. M7 Japan is proud to be the contingency sponsor for the Super Lap Battle 2010, a time trial-based showcase of the fastest cars from U.S, Japanese and European tuners. As a sponsor of Super Lap Battle 2010, M7 showcased its full-line of racing products during the event finals. M7 has been a major sponsor of world-class racing events in Japan in the likes of D1 Grand Prix and Super GT Championship in Japan. In addition, M7 also sponsors international racing drivers and motorsports disciplines from Drag racing to Formula car racing.

“We’re proud to be associated with the Super Lap Battle 2010 event,” said M7 Japan general manager, “It’s a tradition of M7 to support racing event to bring out the best drivers of its class.” This year, M7 sponsored J.C Meynet with his 2006 Subaru STi in Limited AWD car class. Among J.C Meynet’s accomplishments include 2008 Subiefest Overall Champion and 2008 Red Line Time Attack AWD champion. In this year Super Lap Battle, J.C compiled the best overtime lap in its class and group with time of 1:51.240 outpacing Honda S2000, Mitsubishi Evolution, Toyota Supra, Audi A4 Quattro and BMW M3 in its class. In all, J.C had the top five fastest in overall time. This year’s top five fastest lap-time was very close within 5/10, 2/10, 4/10 and 3/10 seconds apart respectively. Although M7 USA/ Edo Performance 2008 Subaru STi didn’t get to participate in the Super Lap Battle, the car was present under the M7 booth for public views.

Super Lap Battle was presented by Import Tuner, Super Street, Euro Tuner, Modified and Honda Tuning magazines. This year’s Super Lap Battle in Buttonwillow is one of the first events that M7 sponsored, and we look forward to next year’s Super Lap Battle. Drivers prepare your cars!

M7 Japan is an aftermarket performance automotive products manufacturer. Our product offering includes racing lubricants, exhaust systems, engine intake, cooling & internals, electronics, suspension and turbocharger. All M7 products are fully researched, developed and manufactured in Japan using the latest technology and distributed worldwide for rigorous testing under various conditions. M7 products are also tested by M7 Co. Ltd, Japan’s factory racing operations, as well as race car drivers to ensure that only the very best is passed on to our customers.

Import Tuner’s STI vs. EVO Shootout 2010

Monday, November 15th, 2010

Buttonwillow Raceway, California (November 9, 2010) – Import Tuner Evo Vs STi was successfully held on Buttonwillow Raceway, California. The day started at 7.30 in the morning with EDO Performance crew performed final preparation and check on the M7/EDO Performance 2008 Subaru STi for the shootout. Practice lap started sharply at 9.00.

The M7/EDO Performance 2008 Subaru STi achieved 9th place with time of 2:06.751. Powering the 2008 Subaru STi were the Tomioka Racing bolt-on TD05-20G turbocharger, Tomioka Racing Equal Length header, M7 Power Flow filter, Zero/Sports intercooler air splitter and TR Performance light-weight battery. On the handling, the car is equipped with M7 Super Performance Damper, Cusco front & rear swaybar, lower arm bar, rear strut bar. As our driver, J.C Meynet put it, “the car handles very well for its respectable power.” The car had M7 T-Titan Sports Muffler and downpipe to help its high-flowing exhaust. Finally, the 2008 Subaru STi sported full hybrid body-kit from Zero/Sports.

The event wrapped up around 6pm with the award ceremony. This year AMS with its Mitsubishi Evolution won the top honor for best time. With all the excitement on this year’s shootout, M7 /Edo Performance will be ready for next year’s shoot out. Improvements on the project 2008 STi will continue!

Edo Performance is a distributor of renowned aftermarket performance car parts in USA. Among our many quality brands that we represent are M7 and Tomioka Racing.

Founded in 2006, the M7 brand was conceived with one simple objective – to create the ultimate in high quality performance enhancing automotive products. Since launching, M7 has aggressively pushed forward with an ever-expanding line of revolutionary automotive products that not only focus on improving performance, but also focus on improving the operational efficiency of all aspects of your car. The M7 brand has gone on to become one of the fastest growing brands in the industry setting a new standard and raising the bar in performance enhancing automotive products. All M7 products are fully researched, developed and manufactured in Japan using the latest technology and then distributed worldwide for rigorous testing under various conditions. M7 products are also tested by M7 Co. Ltd, Japan’s factory racing operations, as well as race car drivers to ensure that only the very best is passed on to our customers.

Tomioka Racing was founded in 2006 with manufacturing of racing ramps to help customers raise the lowered vehicles by 3″ off the ground to make rooms for car jack tools.  Tomioka Racing ramp has one of the most compact designs in the industry, weighing just 10 lbs for a pair of ramp. Since the launch of racing ramps, the company has established network of dealers in USA and international distributors in the United Kingdom, Turkey, Australia and Asia. Tomioka launched yet another compact product, the TR performance light-weight battery in 2009. The battery is 100% made in USA and 100% recyclable.  TR battery weighs from mere 6 lbs to 21 lbs. It utilizes the Absorbed Glass Matt (AGM) technology and offers dual mounting installation positions. In 2010, the company expanded its product offerings to include turbochargers, exhaust, fuel and transmission components for Subaru and Mitsubishi.