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Turn 14 Distribution has seen some massive growth in recent years, enough to lead to the opening of its expansion to Horsham, Pennsylvania. The 162,000 square-foot facility opened the door for nearly 200 new jobs, and currently serves as the new headquarters for the operation. Turn 14 Distribution’s new 234,000 square-foot warehouse sits only a few miles away in Hatfield, Pennsylvania, sending out 28,000 packages per day from a long list of famous aftermarket brands. Have a look at the video above to take a tour of Turn 14 Distribution’s impressive new digs. www.turn14.com

The Miyoshi RX7 was turning heads at last years Tokyo Auto Salon, so we journeyed to the RE Miyoshi ( 三好自動車) shop to take a tour of this rotary heaven… The “RE” in RE Pro Shop Miyoshi says it all, Rotary Engine. Located in the suburban prefecture of Okayama, Japan, this tuner of the triangles loves rotaries and racing. Within its 407 square meter (4,380 square foot) facility, the company president, Toshiaki Miyoshi, and his staff have poured their passion into every machine to pass through their garage doors for more than three decades. Just looking at the vehicles parked…

If you haven’t tuned into a Red Bull Global Rallycross Championship (GRC) race, you’re missing out. This series puts together a formula that’s unlike anything else in motorsports. First, the cars. 600 horsepower, 600+ lb-ft of torque, six-speed sequential gearbox, all-wheel drive, and zero-to-sixty in under two seconds. What makes these specs even more impressive is the environment that these machines are used in. Instead of taking turns around an empty road course trying to set a fast lap, GRC drivers battle door-to-door on short tracks composed of dirt, gravel and tarmac, surrounded only by walls. If the changing road…

In this video, we take a look at this racing simulator setup, comprised of Fanatec’s ClubSport Wheel Base V2, CSL Steering Wheel P1 for XBox One, ClubSport Pedals V3, ClubSport Shifter SQ V1.5, all mounted to the Obutto R3volution Gaming Cockpit. Although somewhat costly at a total price of approximately $2,000, this combination of hardware adds up to one of the best simulation racing experiences that you can set up at home. When used with simulation software like iRacing, Assetto Corsa, or rFactor, this racing simulator setup delivers very accurate realism in the feel of the hardware and its response…

Rally Subaru WRX On-Board Video In issue #169 of DSPORT, we examined the process and requirements of what goes into building and preparing a car for rally racing. We teamed up with Todd McAllister from team Driven to Find a Cure and Ralli Candi shop owner Brent Smith to participate in our first ever stage rally race. DSPORT Technical Editor Cameron Parsons took the co-driver seat in this rally Subaru WRX, as we competed in this long and grueling Rally America event, the Oregon Trail Rally. Read more about it in issue #170, and see the video below to ride…

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In a quiet neighborhood of Okayama Prefecture, Japan, a legendary engine tuner and manufacturer humbly conducts business. OS Giken (which stands for Okazaki Speed Technical Research), known worldwide for its high-performance engine and driveline components, is the lifelong project of performance fanatic Okazaki-san. DSPORT made the trek to Okayama, Japan for an exclusive visit with OS Giken and Mr. Okazaki. Text and Photos by Richard Fong The OS Giken Story OS Giken was born of a perpetual need for improved performance. According to Okazaki, a self-educated technician and engineer, he realized the shortcomings of the L16 engines that equipped the…

Despite the rain, the BorgWarner IDRC West Coast Nationals presented by ARP brought drag racers, InstaFame Car Show competitors and spectators to the Auto Club Dragway on Sunday, April 10. The IDRC did its best to beat the forecast, pushing forward with the schedule and getting competitors through qualifying as quickly as possible. Unfortunately, there were several oil-downs that hampered the qualifying process. By around 2:30pm, the first round of eliminations had been completed. Unfortunately, luck with the weather ran out, as a light drizzle transformed into drops of rain. Track officials halted the racing action and shortly after, the…

Professional drifter Robbie Nishida takes us around Daigo Saito’s Fat Five Racing and shows us all the high horsepower projects that they’re currently working on. Click the video link below to get the inside look at this stellar operation.

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