Buttonwillow Raceway, California – 11/10/2010 – It was a cloudy and windy morning at the race track in Butttonwillow. M7 Japan is proud to be the contingency sponsor for the Super Lap Battle 2010, a time trial-based showcase of the fastest cars from U.S, Japanese and European tuners. As a sponsor of Super Lap Battle 2010, M7 showcased its full-line of racing products during the event finals. M7 has been a major sponsor of world-class racing events in Japan in the likes of D1 Grand Prix and Super GT Championship in Japan. In addition, M7 also sponsors international racing drivers and motorsports disciplines from Drag racing to Formula car racing.
“We’re proud to be associated with the Super Lap Battle 2010 event,” said M7 Japan general manager, “It’s a tradition of M7 to support racing event to bring out the best drivers of its class.” This year, M7 sponsored J.C Meynet with his 2006 Subaru STi in Limited AWD car class. Among J.C Meynet’s accomplishments include 2008 Subiefest Overall Champion and 2008 Red Line Time Attack AWD champion. In this year Super Lap Battle, J.C compiled the best overtime lap in its class and group with time of 1:51.240 outpacing Honda S2000, Mitsubishi Evolution, Toyota Supra, Audi A4 Quattro and BMW M3 in its class. In all, J.C had the top five fastest in overall time. This year’s top five fastest lap-time was very close within 5/10, 2/10, 4/10 and 3/10 seconds apart respectively. Although M7 USA/ Edo Performance 2008 Subaru STi didn’t get to participate in the Super Lap Battle, the car was present under the M7 booth for public views.
Super Lap Battle was presented by Import Tuner, Super Street, Euro Tuner, Modified and Honda Tuning magazines. This year’s Super Lap Battle in Buttonwillow is one of the first events that M7 sponsored, and we look forward to next year’s Super Lap Battle. Drivers prepare your cars!
M7 Japan is an aftermarket performance automotive products manufacturer. Our product offering includes racing lubricants, exhaust systems, engine intake, cooling & internals, electronics, suspension and turbocharger. All M7 products are fully researched, developed and manufactured in Japan using the latest technology and distributed worldwide for rigorous testing under various conditions. M7 products are also tested by M7 Co. Ltd, Japan’s factory racing operations, as well as race car drivers to ensure that only the very best is passed on to our customers.