We earlier announced British Army Motorsports Association (BAMA) will be at the JAE 2017 Race Paddock. We can now confirm they will have two vehicles on display.
BAMA will be have on it's Race Paddock stand a Nissan Skyline R32 GTR - the very original Godzilla.
BAMA was formed in 1960 for the purpose of co-ordinating motorised wheeled driver training in the Army and in the form of competitive motorsport events and to represent the interests of Army Motor Sports at Service, National and International level. Of all the disciplines at BAMA Sports Car Racing is the most competitive and remains the biggest growth area in the British Army Motorsport Association. The Team behind the series have strived to develop this exciting sport ever since its establishment and recognition by the Army Sports Control Board in 2011. What started as a few members joining the Race Grid, has now leapt over 20 Army Race Drivers joining their fellow competitors from the RAF and Navy on the grid of the Armed Forces Race Challenge. Their sponsors our linked below.
The 2017 JAE race Paddock will have a very exciting - and powerful and NOISY drag car to showcase for you. The RIPS Bluestreak drag R34 Skyline. For those amongst you who like the detail:
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Come along and talk to the madman that drives a car that does 0-160 in 8 seconds! Want to know more about drag racing, or maybe just see if you can get in the car?
The Race Paddock brings together a collection of cars from UK championships and Race Series'. Some are entry level events for you to meet the competitors, look at the cars - and maybe even get in them. Others are at the other end of the scale and still a chance for you to look at the cars, talk to the drivers and see up close just how much work goes into a car.
JAE are really pleased to announce a sponsorship deal by Nankang Tyres UK.
Nankang Tyres offer a range of tyres that meet every need. If you want ultra high performance including road, race and track days, or just for commuting and shopping to commercial and off-roading in the toughest environments Nankang can help. The reason we wanted to work with Nankang Tyres is because they represent exceptional value for money but can cater for all of us enthusiasts whether we like track or the social scene and, of course, our growing 4x4 following.
Nankang Tyres is widely acknowledged as a leading tyre brand worldwide so are really pleased to announce this sponsorship. Ben Lawson - Marketing, Media and Motorsport Manager said
"After hearing great things about JAE in 2016 from various partners we have in the industry, the show looks like it will fit in well with the 2017 show program we have lined up. We understand the Japanese market and are big fans of the scene, JAE looks to be a great show, with loads of activities which we are looking forward to, as well as a great number of car clubs and a great selection of big names in the trade. We can't wait!"