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The Diecast model car of the Subaru WRX STi All Japan Rally Championship was actually introduced at the Singapore Diecast Expo 2019 but was only released on March 29, 2019. The uniqueness and beauty of collecting tarmac works products is that we are also able to recognize more in car figures, car history, race , even up to the racer.
This time Diecast OraSambat will tell about driver Toshihiro Arai the driver from Arai Team with the Subaru WRX STi All Japan Rally Championship.
Toshihiro Arai is a japanese veteran rally driver and team owner who remains energetic in the japanese rally championship at the age fifty one. Most these days, he won countrywide rally title in 2018.
previous in a career, he recorded 89 begins within the World Rally Championship between 1997 and 2010, profitable the production WRC titles in 2005 and 2007. right through his whole profession, Arai become using Subaru rally cars.
Toshi Arai made WRC debut in 1997
Toshi Arai started his rally career in 1987. Ten years later, he made his foreign debut on this planet Rally Championship, taking part at 1997 Rally Australia. He turned into using community N-spec Subaru Impreza 555 for Subaru Rally group Japan, finishing 16th universal and fourth in group N classification.
In 1998, he accelerated his schedule to 3 WRC movements, using a Subaru Impreza WRX in New Zealand, Australia and extraordinary Britain. Arai’s navigator in 1998 became Roger Freeman, who stayed with him unless the conclusion of 2000.
Seven WRC begins in 1999, seven extra in 2000 WRC season
In 1999, Arai recorded seven starts on the planet Rally Championship, the first 4 in a Subaru Impreza S4 WRC and then three begins with Subaru Impreza WRX N4 motor vehicle in a production class. He scored two PWRC victories, at China Rally and Rally Australia, completing third in the last PWRC standings.
In 2000, Arai spent the lots of the season in a Subaru Impreza S5 WRC, riding that car in six WRC events and one ERC circular. His most effective outcomes have been fourth region at Acropolis Rally and victory at Tour de Luxembourg. At Rally Australia, he changed into 2nd in creation category in a Subaru Impreza WRX.
Ten begins with Subaru World Rally group in 2001
In 2001, Toshi Arai changed into a member of the Subaru World Rally group, alongside full-time drivers Richard Burns and Petter Solberg. Arai turned into riding a Subaru Impreza S7 WRC in ten events, completing top-rated in the fourth place at Cyprus Rally. His navigator in nine rallies turned into Glenn Macneall and he changed into changed by using Tony Sircombe in the ultimate round.
Sircombe stayed with Arai in 2002, recording eight begins on the earth championship, six of them in PWRC class and two in a world Rally automobile. Arai was a PWRC winner at Rally Australia, completing the season fourth in PWRC aspects.
PWRC vice-champion for two years in a row
In 2003, Arai became a member of Subaru production Rally team, scoring four wins in six PWRC begins and completing 2d in the points, dropping a title to Martin Rowe.
In 2004, Toshi established his own team Subaru team Arai, continuing to race with Subaru Impreza in the production WRC. He scored no wins, just two podiums, completing again as a PWRC vice-champion. This time, a champion was Niall McShea.
production category world champion in 2005
In 2005, Toshi Arai and Tony Sircombe reached the height in a construction classification of the area Rally Championship, scoring 4 wins and taking the championship title. They have been rally winners in Sweden, Turkey, Japan and Australia. backyard WRC, Arai additionally participated in the Asia-Pacific Rally Championship, scoring two wins and finishing 2nd in the features.
In 2006, Arai all started a season with a PWRC victory in Mexico. Later within the season, he scored no wins or podium, completing sixth in the PWRC points. He also joined Subaru World Rally group in his domestic experience, using a Subaru Impreza S12 WRC at Rally Japan and taking some features with the sixth region.
an extra championship title in 2007
In 2007, Toshi Arai and Tony Sircombe claimed their 2d PWRC championship title. In six movements, they were rally winners at Acropolis Rally and Rally New Zealand.
The subsequent season turned into disappointing for Arai because he scored only one podium in six PWRC makes an attempt. That year, Glenn Macneall grew to be his navigator once more. The outcomes were slightly more desirable in 2009 when Arai and Macneall scored three PWRC podiums to finish fifth within the points.
ultimate WRC attempt in 2010
Arai was fifth in the PWRC standings once more in 2010, sharing a Subaru Impreza STi N15 with Daniel Barritt. They have been on podiums two times, at Rally Mexico and Rally de France.
That changed into the closing season for Toshi Arai in the world Rally Championship. He spent the subsequent two seasons in the Intercontinental Rally problem, using a Subaru Impreza STi R4. His finest consequences had been the seventh vicinity at Cyprus Rally in 2011 after which the third location at Cyprus Rally in 2012.
Seven victories at Rally Hokkaido
he received that event in 2010, 2008, 2006 and 2003. Later in a career, he received one other time at Rally Hokkaido in 2016.
In 2013, Arai joined Stohl Racing to power a Subaru Impreza STi R4 in 4 rounds of the European Rally Championship, finishing premier within the third region at Sibiu Rally Romania.
jap rally champion in 2015 and 2018
Toshi Arai closed his foreign career on the end of 2013, switching a focus to national rallying from 2014. He gained only 1 rally that year in a Subaru Impreza STi, finishing third in type. next 12 months, he was a rally winner five instances, taking the championship title in the right classification JN-6.
In 2016, Arai brought three greater wins in national rallies to his account and then three extra in 2017, finishing third in elements in 2016 and second in the features in 2017. In 2018, Arai dominated within the japanese rally championship, scoring six victories and taking his second championship title. His navigator in each championship-successful seasons was Naoya Tanaka.