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Japan’s top Time Attack Driver to attend Round 3 of Time Attack Series at Silverstone!

April 18, 2008

The Seibon sponsored Time Attack series continues to go form strength to strength and the latest news is bound ot excite many spectators and competitors alike!

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We are pleased to announce that Time Attack legend driver, Tarzan Yamada will be attending Round 3 of the Time Attack Series at Silverstone, June 1st ( hosted at the JTS Show ).

Yamada,( picture attached ), is the driver of the world-famous Unlimited Works-Cyber Evo in Japan as well as the hired gun driver for various and many of Japan’s Time Attack teams. He is famed for his Time Attack technique and ability to extract every ounce of performance and time from each of the cars he has previously driven.

Tarzan also participates in some Time Attack events in the USA where teams hire him to push their engineering to the limits.

Yamada’s decision to visit the UK for the very first time is based on witnessing the UK Time Attack scene first hand and to introduce his skills to the teams and drivers locally. His enthusiasm comes from seeing the 4 UK teams at Tsukuba Circuit in December and being impressed with the level of engineering making him curious to our local scene. He will attend the event with his full race gear should his services be required and is looking forward to driving at Silverstone for the first time in his career.

Yamada is also extending his services whilst he is in the UK, offering his driving service to any teams which may wish to make use of his experience in the Time Attack format.

Andy Barnes, Time Attack Series commented ‘ One of the most famous Time Attack drivers on the planet is set to invade Silverstone in his quest to feed his curiosity about Europe and to say we are pleased with his commitment to join us is an understatement’

A first for the UK industry and another milestone in Time Attack’s invasion on the aftermarket scene today. Japan is coming to the UK for the first time in history, its HUGE!

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More Japanese interest in the Seibon sponsored EDC Championship

March 18, 2008

Here is the latest news from EDC  Control , another pro driver form Japan joining the Seibon sponsored 2008 EDC Championship , this is more great news for the sport in the UK and the crowds going to see the events are sure to be in for some thrills!!

For more information on Seibon products please visit our site here

We are pleased to announce that we have secured a 2nd Japanese professional Drift driver to join the Championship for this year.
World famous Team Orange driver Kazuhiro Tanaka has confirmed he will contest the Championship this year using his 420bhp RWD Subaru Impreza STI (GDB model), alongside already-confirmed Kumakubo.
The additional news of Tanaka joining EDC alongside Kumakubo gives their team, Team Orange, a combined effort within the Championship to take on EDC’s finest and once again increase the level of professional Drifting. Tanaka is also seen alongside Kumakubo is various competitions, events and shows throughout the world including some in Europe therefore this latest development is more world-class news for EDC.
Tanaka’s entry into the JapaneseUsedCars.com EDC also marks his first competition outside of D1 alongside team mate Kumakubo, with both drivers continuing their D1 paths in addition to EDC.
Speaking of the announcement, EDC’s event co-ordinator Andy Barnes commented:
‘Mr Tanaka’s entry into EDC is more proof that 2008 will be one of the best yet and that we continue to attract drivers which are set on high quality performance within the confines of the best circuits available in our market. Just as 2006 Champ Kumakubo decided, Mr Tanaka’s decision to enter EDC is based on his sole intention to mix it up in Europe and drive alongside genuine driver talent which is equal to his own and we are delighted to welcome him into EDC‘
Mr Tanaka added:
‘Watch out, I’m coming to Europe !!‘

Amber Performance, Seibon & the Time Attack Roadshow! Part 2

February 7, 2008

 

EDC & Time Attack have now lauched their new website and Seibon take up their position within the site as one of the Championships main sponsors for 2008.

Catch up with all the latest news on this years event , with seibon sponsor news , championship results , driver profiles , competing cars etc etc.

Keep an eye throughout the season as we will to see how the Seibon sponsored cars are competing  , we have products on several ED & Time Attack cars this year and expect the numbers to grow throughout the coming season.

Good luck to all the competitors!

Checkout the EDC & Time Attack site here and the full Seibon range of products here

Amber Performance, Seibon & the Time Attack Roadshow!

January 21, 2008

In case you were not aware Seibon UK (part of Amber Performance) is one of this years major sponsors for the 2008 Time Attack and EDC Championship. We anticipate bringing you lots of exciting news of the racing , the cars , the stars and the products behind them durign the course of 2008.

 

Please find attached pictures from the ‘Time Attack’ stand and the live arena of the UK’s ( Europe’s ) premier motoring show, ”Autosport International”. The pictures were taken by staff as an indication to our show activity, sorry for the poor quality at this time.

The event was held for 4 days as usual with the worlds motorsport industry in attendance in all shapes and sizes.

Presented were, a Time Attack Series and JapaneseUsedCars.com EDC stand throughout all 4 days of the show to demonstrate the professionalism of the events and cars to the motorsport trade and public and to publically announce the full calendar for 2008.

As well as promotional and information items about the events and sponsors, the stand consisted of the Garage Whifbitz RX7 Time Attack car as well as

2007 EDC Champion Brett Castles Nissan S14, with both cars attracting huge attention throughout the course of the show.

In addition to the stand also presented were 5 Time Attack cars in the show’s ”Live Action Arena” which is where various forms of motorsport are displayed (including F1/WRC/FIA GT cars and drivers) to a paying crowd of thousands. This gave a fantastic opportunity to show the might and power of the cars along with accurate commentary to explain why Time Attack is different from racing and how vibrant the aftermarket is in presenting this form of motorsport. The cars in the arena were : Scared Stiff’s Lotus Elise, RC Developments Evo 6, J’s Racing Honda DC5, Nadine Geary’s Dodge Viper and the MA Developments Evo 6 of Kev Atkins.

The show was a huge success, although it was also attended in 2007, this years display greeted with far more warmth as the market finally recognises drifting and Time Attack, the professional and promotional offerings they have and how they stimulate the aftermarket and now the racing scene as a whole within Europe.

The stand and vehicles carried the new 2008 sponsor liveries (Seibon included) as seen in the pictures as well as a display of Toyo’s tyres which are eligible for the Time Attack Series. To mark the occasion Toyo also made a special one-off tyre which was grooved with the Time Attack logo, this tyre attracted a lot of attention from curious people, prompting further questions about the tyres and the Series which was fantastic.

Next week the promotion continues as the roadshow travel to Spain to present a live demonstration of drifting at the MotorShowFestival in Zaragosa (http://www.motorshowfestival.com). There will be 4 JapaneseUsedCars.com EDC cars in attendance at this show, travelling by race-truck which attracts a genuine 110,000 visitors over 3 days.

Seibon UK are proud to be involved in this fantastic new sport which has growing attendances and is expected to see continued support and growth through 2008. To see the products many of the race cars are using from Seibon UK please visit the Seibon UK or Amber Performance websites. Any questions are welcomed , all parts are suitable for road cars as well as race giving you the perfect chance to replicate what you see in the racing fro your road car! How many other motorpsort series give you this unique opportunity!

Price Blitz

January 18, 2008

Amber Performance are pleased to announce that we are cutting our Blitz performance parts prices massively, in line with recent amendments from Japan .

Blitz currently offer a huge range of performance tuning parts for all the popular japasese models including Impreza, Skyline, Supra, Evo 1-9 and many more.

Blitz have been established for 25 years and have become one of the leading tuners in Japan due to the fine detail and superior workmanship of their products. Not only do Blitz parts look stylish and sleek, but they are constantly refined to maximise the power output from your engine. So, if you want the highest quality, but also the best performing parts, fit Blitz.

The Blitz product range is engineered to a very high standard, so you can feel confident when fitting any Blitz part that it has been carefully designed and extensively tested to give you maximum performance and reliability.

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Visit our websie for the latest pricing and products listings here you will find Blitz products in many of the menu options such as Air Filters , Alloy Wheels , Electronic Tuning , Exhaust Systems etc.

Ford RS

January 18, 2008

Hi you may know already that Amber Performance are not just specialists in the japanese side of the performance tuning parts market but are also specialists for the ford rs models including rs cosworth, rs turbo, and other popular models.

We deal with all types of upgrades with many years of experience from engine mods to suspension and even standard replacement service items and genuine parts. If you have a ford rs model why not come visit us or alternatively visit our website or find us on the front pages of fast ford magazine.

Check the our range @ http://www.amber-performance.co.uk/content.php?i=128 or call us on 0845 260 0015

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Braking News

January 17, 2008

 

Amber performance have spent some time now working closely with various manufacturers of high performance brakes and are proud to present our newest arrival Rotora

Rotora is a major aftermarket manufacturer of high performance brake systems and components including racing calipers, brake discs, and pads ranging from Original Equipment aftermarket replacement parts to racing and high performance upgrades.

We found what interested us the most was the huge selection of full brake kits available ranging from 2-piston kits for Honda’s all the way up to 12-piston kits for the Hummers, with front and rear kits available for most cars these brakes are stopping press.

                                                           

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If you have any questions, please do let us know via http://www.amber-performance.co.uk/contact.php

Check the rest of our range @ http://www.amber-performance.co.uk/shop.php?i=265

HKS Euro car products!!

January 16, 2008

Dear all,

Amber Performance can now supply all the new euro car products from HKS!

HKS now produce a small but very high quality range of products for a few UK/European cars.We are especially excited about the Golf MKV and Mini Cooper S parts most of which we are planning to stock.Other parts in the pipeline for these two cars include turbo upgrades, intercoolers and hopefully Fcon.

If you are interested in any of the products please contact us on the link below 

http://www.amber-performance.co.uk/contact.php 

To view our complete product range then please go to the link below

 http://www.amber-performance.co.uk   

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What Wheels?

January 16, 2008

Another expansion during 2007 saw our quality wheel range increase further to include some of the worlds best brands , of course we all drive a wide range of vehicles and our range for the budget market still impresses with the likes of Wolfrace , Fox Racing & Inovit offering great value for money , but we have excelled ourselves at the top end of the market , now being able to offer products from market leader such as Racing Hart , Garson , HRE , EvoX , Trafficstar ,Riverside & most recently Aicona, visit our wheels selection whatever your car , there are some stunning choices! We have supplied wheels to some of the top marques currently in production and have many images if you want to see how the 20’s will look on your Vanquish or the 24’s on your SUV.

Please follow this link to the wheels section http://www.amber-performance.co.uk/content.php?i=9 , finance is available on virtaully all wheel and tyre applications!

January 16, 2008
Onwards & upwards!Following the recent policay changes at Clydesdale Financial Services and their decision to only maintain their larger accounts , leaving many a small business in the lurch for consumer credit facilities , Amber Performance are pleased to announce that they have swiftly replaced Clydesdale with able2buy and in doing so believe we have further improved the service we can offer to our customers in this sector.

With an impressive range of products avialable , specifically designed for the customer of smaller , specialist businesses as ours between Amber Performance and able2buy we can now offer a wide range of suitable consumer credit products over varying terms with buy now pay later , interest free and interest bearing options.

For any product or multiple product purchase of £750.00 or greater where credit is a preferred payment method please get in touch , applications can be processed quickly with our automated system and an answer is often provided within minutes. If your needs are less than £750.00 let us know we will see what we can do here also. A fully automated self application service will be offered in due course , you wont even need to speak to us!!

For our website home page visit http://www.amber-performance.co.uk/ , should you wish to complete any purchase from our site using our finance facilities please get in touch.