13 June 2011

Winds from Japan serves a Formula Car Show at the Fort

Winds Formula Philippines, Inc. has set sail to put up a different breed of car show this June. Rather than just customized creations amped up with gadgets galore, the Japan-based team is flying in three of their roaring open-wheeled Formula Cars for a special two-day display at the Bonifacio High Street in Taguig from June 18 to 19, 2011. Catch this rare chance to see some of Japan's best race cars on display for FREE. As an added bonus, Japan Super GT300 driver Naohiro Furuya will be making a special guest appearance during the two-day event.  
Formula Car Show
Just for this special occasion, a Formula 4 (F4) and two Formula Japan 1600 (FJ1600) race cars will be flown in from the land of the rising sun. And to show their enthusiasm to reach the pearl of the East, one the cars will be draped in a distinctive Philippine flag livery. Guests can also take part of this motorsports experience home with the FREE on-site Photobooth. And for those who dream of Formula One, Winds Formula Philippines Inc. will be accepting early registrations for their upcoming Formula Driving School
Powered by a 1600cc Subaru EA71 engine, the FJ1600 is constructed with a tubular chassis and is considered as the grassroots of Formula Car racing in Japan. Its simplistic straight-forward design allows for close wheel-to-wheel racing that provides an avenue for young drivers to develop their skills at a low cost. Up one level, Formula 4 is based on older Formula 3 designs that are built as a "low cost high-performance racing formula" to bridge the gap for aspiring Formula 3 drivers. With a 1850cc Honda B18C engine strapped to its back, this is as close as you can get to Formula 3. 
Special guest Naohiro “Nao” Furuya is one of Japan's top racing drivers with a career that spans over 20 years. His success behind the wheel has spanned many disciplines including single-seater racing in Formula 3 and Formula 3000. More recently, he piloted for the JLOC Racing Team driving a Lamborghini Gallardo RG-3 for the Japan Super GT series. Constantly looking for new challenges, Nao visits the Philippines as a prospective race instructor for Winds Formula Philippines Inc. 
Winds' Winning Formula
Winds Garage is a Driving School for potential Formula drivers. With a partnership with TKROOM Racing, the team plans to expand in the Philippines for the purpose of brining Formula Car racing in the country. Their 2012 program begins with a Formula Philippines 1600 (FP1600) series, where the championship winner will be given a one-year scholarship to race in the Super Formula Japan (S-FJ), and with continued success, the scholarship could go as far as Formula 4. 
Don't miss this chance to immerse in the adrenaline-filled Formula Car Show. Suit up and we’ll see you at the Bonifacio High Street on June 18 to 19, 2011 in front of the Fully Booked building.
For more info, log on to www.winds.co.jp or visit the Winds Formula Philippines Facebook page.