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Article: 2014 MCFAJ CLUBMAN ROADRACE SERIES-4

2014 MCFAJ CLUBMAN ROADRACE SERIES-4

2014 MCFAJ CLUBMAN ROADRACE SERIES-4

Kadoya, a specialized manufacturer of leather jackets
Sunday, December 7th
2014 Clubman Road Race Round 4
[LOC]
LEGEND OF CLASSIC
HISTORIC MOTORCYCLE ROAD RACING SERIES
I have participated in the.
Kadoya, a specialized manufacturer of leather jackets
Since the beginning of December
It's the winter season and the temperature is gradually dropping.
Early morning on race day
The temperature near Tsukuba Circuit is
Below freezing! !
With gate-in at 6 o'clock
Go straight to the paddock
I was surprised when I got out of the car.
There was about 2cm of frost on the banks beside the course.
It's cold, or rather, my skin hurts a little.
Kadoya, a specialized manufacturer of leather jackets
Rider Koyama-kun (back)
TRIDE RACING TEAM pit crew
Brought in by my teammate Kubota.
From a commercial oil stove
I won't even take a step away.
For some reason, it looks like fun.
"Are you going to do it? Let's..."
Kadoya, a specialized manufacturer of leather jackets
with the sunrise
The road condition of the course becomes clearer.
Is it just me
A thin layer of white frost-like material glitters all over the place.
illuminated by the morning sun
With leader Kubota-san
My younger brother Kikurin (Koyama-kun)
Check the road surface.
It's so cold
I feel uneasy, but...
contrary to mood
It's a clear blue sky.
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This is Seita-kun.
The race entry slot is different from the other three.
Get ready first...
but
This is TEAM TRIDE where we care about our friends.
change clothes together
Head to Paddock A.
Kadoya, a specialized manufacturer of leather jackets
Kadoya, a specialized manufacturer of leather jackets
Qualifying is not a grid start
Entries will start from pit road in the order of reception.
Kadoya, a specialized manufacturer of leather jackets
I might want to check the condition of the machine during the qualifying run.
The tension is high.
Kadoya, a specialized manufacturer of leather jackets
Preliminary time is around 10:30am
Information before driving
The temperature is about 5℃...
“What the hell?”
It must be cold. .
Kadoya, a specialized manufacturer of leather jackets
Leader Kubota-san
A week before the race
Engine parts haven't arrived
The final Matchless entry was
I felt almost hopeless and nervous.
Then all the parts are assembled
This is my beloved machine that I spent a lot of time yesterday putting together.
I was in a super good mood and had high tension.
Kadoya, a specialized manufacturer of leather jackets
Kadoya, a specialized manufacturer of leather jackets
The qualifying run ended around 11am.
There will be quite a gap until around 3:30 when the finals will be held.
For the finals
Inform the boss about your condition during the qualifying run.
Carb settings and oil leaks
Check the undercarriage, etc.
I will do it carefully.
and
The finals are coming
Kadoya, a specialized manufacturer of leather jackets
Kadoya, a specialized manufacturer of leather jackets
I will see off Seita-kun, the starting pitcher.
Kadoya, a specialized manufacturer of leather jackets
Like this
This is the first time I've seen Seita-kun looking so cute.
Kadoya, a specialized manufacturer of leather jackets
Koyama-kun
“That’s so cool!”
Kadoya, a specialized manufacturer of leather jackets
here we go
Even those of us who were latecomers
It's finally here.
Temperatures exceeded 10℃ in the afternoon
It started to drop after 3 o'clock.
The sun is getting dark
The wind has come out too
Physically, it felt colder than the qualifying session.
Kadoya, a specialized manufacturer of leather jackets
The western sun
Insert it into the starting grid on the home straight.
and
anytime during the race
Yosshi supports Seita-kun
Kadoya, a specialized manufacturer of leather jackets
Kadoya, a specialized manufacturer of leather jackets
Final match begins
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Seita-kun
Bib No. 517
1940 INDIAN SPORTS SCOUT
Entry to LOC-PRE1950
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Mr. Kubota
Bib No. 514
Matchless-G50 made in 1962
Entry to LOC-Senia A
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Koyama-kun
Bib No. 515
1961 TRIUMPH-T120R
Entry to LOC-Heavyweight A
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Me, Harada
Bib No. 516
1969 TRIUMPH TR6R modified
Entry to LOC-Heavyweight B
The final race where all members competed in racing suits
I'm on the second lap of the final race
I crashed at the start of Dunlop Corner.
I had to retire with regret.
The three teammates
Lap smoothly
We safely took the checkered flag.
This time I realized I had fallen down.
Caught between the vehicle and the road surface that was thrown up by the zebra
It will be dragged away for a while...
When I think back on it later
really creepy
It was a very scary crash.
A freshly assembled racing suit
I was unwillingly injured, but
Other than a minor injury to the finger
The shoulders, elbows, hips, and shins that were hit hard
protected by suit
I got away without any injuries.
temperature is low
Under conditions where the road surface temperature does not rise
Points for reflection in all aspects
alone on the way home
My heart broke and I felt like crying.
Thank you for coming to support me.
Ever since morning
He continued to take this photo.
I received it from the factory patterners Ushisaka-kun and Kitaichi-kun.
Look at the group photo of TRIDE RACING TEAM
Give me energy and courage
Next year
I hope to be able to drive well again and be satisfied with it.
Let's get ready...
I was able to regain my motivation.
Always, I
To like-minded friends
I am supported.
Kadoya, a specialized manufacturer of leather jackets
[Harada]