Ogura exhibits at Auto Salon 2024
Two years in a row, Ogura exhibited at Tokyo Auto Salon 2024 held at Makuhari Messe from January 12th to 14th.
Ogura showcased Light Clutch for Toyota Yaris, clutch for Daihatsu Copen L880K, clutch for Honda Civic Type-R (FL5) along with slipper clutch and clutch case for motorcycle as new products.
Exhibits at the booth were GR Yaris that had been driven by ORC Rookie Racing team in Super Endurance Race, GR86 that raced in Toyota Gazoo Racing Rally and Yamaha motorcycle YZF-R1 that raced in All Japan Road Race and Suzuka 8 Hours.
Popular among the attendees was Ogura’s talk show. Drivers who raced in various categories, such as Inter Proto Series, Kyojo Cup, Toyota Gazoo Racing Rally Challenge and GR86/BRZ Cup participated in it and shared their stories. Particularly noteworthy at the Rally Challenge segment of the talk show was an actor/racer, Mr. Show Aikawa announced his race car for the coming season. There was also a segment of the talk show where Formula Gymkhana (A race organized by college students for the first time last year) was discussed in an effort to popularize it among the attendees.
The highlight of the talk show was ORC Rookie Racing team that raced in Super Endurance Race. Multiple team drivers, including Morizo (Chairman of Toyota Automotive) made appearance and brought excitement to the show.