J.A. Ackley
J.A. Ackley Senior Editor
5/1/24 2:22 p.m.
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Are Japanese imports the Rodney Dangerfield of historic racing? Some might say so, although, they’re arguably prettier than the famed comedian.

“The red-headed stepchild,” Datsun 240Z driver Greg Ira says of how some view Japanese imports. “They take a backseat in general. But if you notice, whenever the featured marque is Nissan or cars of Japan, you get a huge …

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crankwalk (Forum Supporter)
crankwalk (Forum Supporter) GRM+ Memberand UltraDork
5/1/24 3:08 p.m.

I didn't see a booth this year. Were y'all undercover?

J.A. Ackley
J.A. Ackley Senior Editor
5/1/24 5:00 p.m.
crankwalk (Forum Supporter) said:

I didn't see a booth this year. Were y'all undercover?

Correct - we didn't have a booth, but we were roaming around the paddock. As always, if you do see any of us in Classic Motorsports garb, feel free to stop us and say hello. We enjoy interacting with our readers.

David S. Wallens
David S. Wallens Editorial Director
5/2/24 10:22 a.m.

When we were involved with the Mitty back in the day, we highlighted Japanese cars, with a big focus on BRE. Fun event. 

crankwalk (Forum Supporter)
crankwalk (Forum Supporter) GRM+ Memberand UltraDork
5/2/24 4:35 p.m.
David S. Wallens said:

When we were involved with the Mitty back in the day, we highlighted Japanese cars, with a big focus on BRE. Fun event. 

I remember since those were my Datsun days. Also the skid pad G contests on Sundays were fun. 

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