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Win a Honda CRX!

You can be in with the chance of winning our Honda CRX for just £5.

After the success of the Subaru Impreza competition, we are giving away another car in 2021, this time it’s the rare Honda CRX Mk2.

With under 75,000 miles on the clock, this car is beaming with potential. Whether you modify it or keep it standard, if you’re the lucky winner – it’s your choice!

To enter, all you need to do is click here and enter your details to be in the running!

The lucky winner will be announced at TRAX Silverstone 2021 on Sunday 3rd October 2021.

Any updates on the car can be found by clicking here, where our classic motoring team will be taking care of it until the winner drives away with it.

Good luck!

35 years of Honda UK with Hondalifestyle UK

We’re delighted to work alongside Hondalifestyle UK to celebrate 35 years of Honda in the UK. They will be displaying their rides as a part of the anniversary display, be sure to check them out!

We asked the admin to give us a history on their club story…

“My love for the Honda brand started when my dad bought a brand new Honda CR-V, alongside this I had seen the Civic ep3 Type R around and just really liked the look of them. In 2013, I finally purchased a stunning example from a local Dealer 2002 Nighthawk black ep3 type R with 60 k and still have it now. After running various other car clubs, I decided to start my own club after visiting Japfest Donington in 2014,  hence Hondalifestyle UK was born in 2014. Wev’e been online for over 5 years with over 2000 members. We have a very well established group of followers, that attend regular major shows such as Japfest Silverstone and Donington and previously Rockingham every year for the past 5 years.

The club is very well known throughout the Honda community, its very family driven, we have an aim not just for modified cars but also the standard and we welcome everyone no matter what they drive with followers on Instagram all over the world. It’s an honour to be asked to be part of the 35th Honda Anniversary feature.

Thanks also to my awesome admin team, Dan, Charlotte and Matthew!”

@hondalifestyleuk – Check out their Instagram!

25 Years of the Honda Integra

In celebration of 25 years of the Honda Integra, we are working in association with the Integra Type R Owners Club to put together a display to commemorate this infamous Honda anniversary!

The founder of the club, Drew, is excited about the anniversary display…

‘Founded In 2002 the ITR DC5 Club was formed to share the admiration and first hand experiences of this outstanding Type R model. After the exceptional DC2 ceased production in 2001 its successor had huge boots to fill… thankfully the DC5 didn’t disappoint with many journalists touting it as a step above its predecessor! Nearly 2 decades on and the buzz surrounding this brilliant car has remained strong. Drop by the anniversary stand at Japfest this year and see for yourself!’

For exciting builds, technical Q & As, DIY guides and much more head over to www.itr-dc5.club/forum/

Mitsubishi's Last Hurrah Display

To commemorate Mitsubishi ending production in the UK, we’re looking out for the Top 10 Mitsubishi’s on display, those chosen will be awarded with a winning rosette!

Also, keep an eye out for our dedicated Mitsubishi clubs, these can be found in the areas listed on our club map:

MLR
OG Evos
Evolution

These Mitsubishi clubs won’t disappoint, let’s celebrate this infamous brand!

Top 10 Awards

This year, we want to show you how grateful we are for all of those cars displaying at the event after a hard 18 months in solitude.
What better way to do this, than to scope out the entire event and have our magazine editors pick out the very best models on display and award them with a winning rosette.
Awards up for grabs are..

Top 10 Mitsubishi  – In commemoration of Mitsubishi ending production in the UK
Top 10 Honda  – In celebration of 35 years of the Honda
Top 10 Japfest – open to all other models

Winners will be chosen throughout the day, so if you’re a lucky chosen one – be sure to tag us and share the winning rosette with you car on the day!

Show & Shine Competition

Sponsored by Auto Finesse

Our events wouldn’t be the same without the Show and Shine competition!

The competition gives those of you with a car that’s spotless the chance of a trophy, crowning you Show and Shine winner for 2021. If you have a build that you’re wanting to showcase or a car that you’ve recently bought that you are super proud of you should enter!

Entries are now open for the competition, and once we have received all entries our team will pick the top 20 cars to display in the Show and Shine paddock on the day. From that 20, our judges will pick their top three, with trophies and prizes for the overall winners.

If you’re successful, we’ll be in touch and you’ll be one of just 20 cars sat proudly in our Show and Shine paddock, where one lucky owner will be crowned the  2021 Show and Shine overall winner.

To enter, click here to fill in and download the form and return it back to us. Please ensure you enter the competition before the deadline on Friday 6th August 2021. 

Track Time Photo's supplied by Photography UK

If you’re heading on track at the event this year, you’ll be able to bag yourself a picture of your  car roaring round the infamous National Circuit.

Photography UK will be supplying the photographs for you to take home with you either on the day or via their website for you to purchase!

Please head to their website below after the event to get your track time photo if you didn’t manage to pick yours up on the day.

www.photography-uk.com

Fast Car Magazine Display

Japfest would not be the same without the infamous Fast Car Magazine display.

For months, the editor has been putting together the very best cars that he could find for you to enjoy at Japfest 2020. These cars have been hand picked to display and will not disappoint.

All the cars on display have had their owners heart and soul put into them and not to imagine all their hard earned money!

Auto Finesse Detailing Academy

We’re are pleased to announce that Auto Finesse are back with their detailing academy.

If you’re hoping to learn the art of detailing to perfect your ride then this is the place to go at the event. Based in the Scrutineering bay, you’ll be sure to see the professionals in action showcasing the do’s and don’ts of detailing!

Alongside this, they will be bringing some of the shiniest cars with them to round off their display.

Club Displays and Awards

As always, the club displays are the biggest part of our events.

We welcome all Japanese car clubs to display at the event from GTR’s and 350z’s, and Celica’s to Subaru’s you can guarantee that we will have an variety of Japanese cars provided by our dedicated club displays which combined put on some truly epic displays.

If you’re a club and you’re looking to attend the event please head to our club tickets page for more information!

As before, we are offering the following awards to those clubs that really stand out. All awards will be announced throughout the day and your club will be contacted if you’re the lucky winners!

Best Club Stand
Best Regional Club Stand
Best One-Make Club Stand
Club Hero Award

We wish you luck!

Special Display

Not part of a club but would still love to display your car? Well panic not!

We offer drivers who aren’t part of a club the opportunity to display their car within the Special Display area at the event which will be located within the circuit. As long as your car is Japanese, you will be guaranteed a spot within the Special Display area.

To purchase the display pass, click here and select the option to display your car for just £3.

As well as getting to show off your car to the thousands of visitors, you also get early access to beat the queues and get settled in for the show.

Public Tracktime

In Association with Bilstein

We are giving you the opportunity to drive around Silverstone’s National Circuit. You can take your car out on track in our 20 minute  sessions for only £35.

We have sessions to suit all abilities, so anyone can get out on the tarmac.

Mixed Ability – all levels of track experience
Novice – new to track driving? Get out on the circuit with other novice drivers

Passenger Tickets: Why not take a friend out on track with you in your car? Passenger tickets will be available to purchase in advance or on the day for just £10.

Please note all track sessions are for Japanese cars only. We will exercise the right to refuse entry to any other vehicles. You will also need a valid entry ticket for the show and to bring the paper section which accompanies your driving licence. This can be downloaded from the DVLA website and brought with you . No refunds will be given if you do not provide the correct documentation. Minimum age for passengers wanting to go on track is 18 years.

Click here for track time rules and regulations

Entrance Photography

If you’re displaying your car at the event, you will be able to purchase a professional image of you driving your pride and joy into the venue!

You can purchase this picture from Photography UK within the Retail Village on the day or you can purchase it after the event via their website which can be found here.

This is a perfect souvenir to remember your day at the event 2021 or even to buy it as a gift for a loved one.