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Time Attack

ISSUE 9: April - June 2014

Like many before it, this latest edition of evolution Magazine is packed with features and photos. The articles tell the story of some of the world’s most individual Evo Xs, plus there’s special interest stories covering motorsport, clubs and products. We think it’s probably the most content-filled edition yet!

By scrolling through the contents list below you’ll see a brief description of each article that appears in the magazine.  If you would like to see even more of the mag, then you can download it in digital format here.

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By the Power of Ten
Read all about Barry Stewart’s determination to compete in the legendary One Lap of America endurance race and how it led to the creation of his 1050bhp Evo X.

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News
A round-up of the latest Evo-related news, covering new products, services, events and other interesting stuff – including the breaking news of evolution mag going digital and the announcement of MMUK’s 40th anniversary special edition Evo X.

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Competition
Evolution magazine offers a chance to win a place on an MLR track day at Castle Combe, featuring free tuition and photos of the lucky winner in action.

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The 4X Factor
Tis is the story of how Brian Rees’ took a standard Evo X purchased from his local Mitsubishi dealer and turned it into a unique, purple, 600hp example – with lots of photos of the finished article.

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Showtime
The annual Tokyo Auto Salon takes place every January and Mitsubishi were back at the event in a big way this time, having been notable by its absence for a couple of years. Our report features a few of the exhibits.

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Welcome to 311RS
Our seven-page cover-feature this month takes us to the USA and an interview with Ryan Gates, the owner and inspiration behind Gates 311 Racing. The article features the stunning 311RS Evo X and how this small but perfectly formed range of cars was developed.

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Cool Running
Evolution magazine talks to high temperature ceramic coating specialists Zircotec and finds out how its products can help dissipate heat build up and help keep a car’s important bits cooler.

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Memorable Moments
The third in the series of memorable Mitsubishi moments from Simon Slade, who in this edition tells the story of how he took the Evolution Challenge overseas to the rallying heartland of Sweden.

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Kratos
Our journey around the world continues with a feature on the Evo X created by the Greek gods of tuning: Auto Ergonomics. Kratos? For those of you well versed in Greek mythology, he was the god of strength and power….and Evos…apparently.

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MLRSS Preview
The Pace Ward MLR Sprint Series is now into its eighth year. We look at the season ahead and give you a few pointers as to how to get involved in what we believe is now the most popular competitive Mitsubishi series on the planet.

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Safety Fast
Colin Hood of CAT Driver Training  - the MLR’s training coordinator for the past six-years – gives us the benefit of his experience and offers some great tips on how to stay safe, drive well and enjoy your track day

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Ten Out of Ten
If we’re editorially visiting countries, how could we not include Japan. This article features the Garage GForce Evo X and how it smashed the lap record at the legendary Tsukuba Circuit – the acknowledged home of Time Attack.

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Time Attack Preview
Time Attack UK has a new coordinator this year – and it’s our regular contributor Simon Slade. Simon goes back over the championship’s eight-year history, explains how to get involved and tells us that: “this time it’s personal”.

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MML Sports
More from Mitsubishi’s former World Championship operation and news of the cars it’s built for the FIA African Rally Championship and the Kenyan Rally Championship.

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Evolution Life
The magazine’s regular round-up of what’s been happening in the Mitsubishi Lancer Register regions around the UK – and, from the extent of this section in this issue, there’s obviously been a lot going on over the winter.

   
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