The last Japanese national of the season has traditionally been a showcase for works-caliber and prototype equipment, and this year was no different.
Two bikes really attracted the bulk of the attention in Sugo. First was the Honda CRF250R four-stroke ridden by Ernesto Fonseca. The other was an aluminum-framed YZ250 in the hands of Taichi Kugimura.
Here are a few shots (taken by Laurent Benchana/nipponnews.net) for you to drool over.