RE Amemiya final shakedown at Fuji

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The RE Amemiya team was another team out testing at Fuji Speedway last week. The “Hurricane” RX7 was sporting a much more prominent aero kit than the team used previously with a bigger wing, much larger rear diffuser and much bigger front splitter and cannards.

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The team struggled with mechanical gremlins on the day and failed to put down a fast time but the car was quickly whisked back to the workshop in Tokyo for a thorough inspection prior to packing up and coming down under in search of the podium finish the team and driver would be so accustomed to achieving.

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There was no mistaking the sound of the three rotor engine as it powered around Fuji speedway. These engines have a sound all of their own with a much deeper growl than the twin rotor versions.

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With Mad Mike bringing his four rotor RX7 back for the drift and RE Amemiya returning in the Hurricane it looks like every single rotary enthusiast is in for a serious treat at Sydney Motorsport Park in October!

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