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In 1974 Rally Base in Yokohama

Matsumoto, president of our company who was entering the rally and the dirt trial in the 1970’s established a limited company in Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture in 1974. Our history started as 【Rally & Speed Matsumoto】. At that time, in Kanagawa called a rally large pref. in Japan, we produced whole rally vehicle parts like roll cage, reinforcement, guard etc. and were familiar as [Car Shop Matsumoto] [Rally Shop in Yokohama]. A lot of motor sports lovers gathered to our shop and we were a secretariat and an activity base of 【Team TRCY】that the team member exceeded 300 people (belonged to Rover Rally Club of Kanagawa). Our shop was like the base of rally lovers.

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In 1979 Progressing of ARPSPORT brand

Because both rally and dirt trial are the games with the road of the unpavement, some parts are indispensable from the viewpoint of the protection of safety of the crew and the vehicle. We started up brand ARPSPORT for the game in order to offer the necessary parts for the user. We started the project, development, manufacturing, and sales of the product at this time. The rally and the dirt trial are exactly our starting points, and the one that hits our foundation.

About Rally game

We entered various rallies from the rally of Kanagawa prefecture to the other prefectures series (Gumma expert series, centralpart rally series, All-Japan rally championship game etc.) and the excellent player from the beginner to a top level appeared.

About Dirt Trial game

The games were done in various places from Yokohama Sportsland, Atsugi river-side special circuit in Kanagawa to Tama circuit, Summer-land special circuit, Tokyo Yumenoshima special circuit, Tokorozawa circuit in Saitama etc.

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In 1979 The birth of Rally Computer RC-8085

At that time, the rally computer was not still generally widespread. The navigators calculated using by KS twin trip by Kanto-Seiki, Twin master by Haruda, calculating board, calculator, kuruta by Rehitenshtein (for count number of forest trees) and big pilot calculator etc. Because the computer was very expensive at that time, our president thought that [If we can make cheap and good rally computer, more persons can enjoy the rally.] and in 1979 his desire brought it forth. We could sell our original rally computer {RC-8085 (8085 is adopted for CPU)}. At first of the sale, great popularity was received from the user. Though the general rally computer was about 200,000 yen, RC-8085 was kept prices down up to about 120,000 yen while maintaining an equal performance, and it was accepted widely by the user. To ascertain the ability, when we installed RC-8085 in our Lancer Turbo A175A and entered All-Japan rally championship series 1982 crossing & eagle, ended the race by good record of 6th place. We had a great response in the actual race at a top level.Those results called the reputation, and the demand for RC-8085 had spread exceeding the frame in Kanagawa on a nationwide scale.

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1982年 【Rally & Speed Matsumoto】の車両を使用して 中島悟選手 と 山内伸弥選手 のダートトライアルバトルが実現しました。

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In 1985 The Birth of LAILE

We decided that we do all by ourselves from development to product and management in order to offer more reasonale products without downgrading the safety and quantity. In February of 1985, we established “LAILE CO., LTD.” based on this policy, as a company of project, development, manufacturing, and sales of motor sports parts. We greatly expanded the captive factory and introduced a high precision machine. Thus 【Rally & Speed Matsumoto】 became the aftermarket parts manufacturer 【 LAILE 】 from "Rally shop in Yokohama" that only made the rally vehicle production and parts sales , and, the environment that concentrated on the project, development, and manufacturing aftermarket parts was in order.

About the etymology of LAILE

The name of the company of LAILE is from French l’aile with the meaning such as "Wing", and our original pronunciation was applied to the alphabet mark LAILE. The desire is "Let's flap away with an original wing to free blue sky without borderline.

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In 1985 Rally Computer [NONO] released

In 1985, rally computer 【RC-NONO】was released as the evolution type of【RC-8085】. Ardent support was received from a lot of rally lovers. Because 【RC-NONO】 adopted 8090 factions for CPU, the origin of the name was named from nono that meant "The 9th" by the numeral of Italian. Because RC-NONO was adopted for active advan-team, the name of Laile as the rally part maker came to be acknowledged on a nationwide scale, and 【RC-NONO】 exceeded 30% of the whole as for the share of the rally computer in all-Japan rally at that time, moreover, thick trust has been drawn by a lot of users. 【RC-NONO】was developed with "Aim at a perfect navigation" as the theme, was designed that enhances an actual combat function like the correction rate up to five digits fter the decimal point and the hold facility of the former map distance , and can be used under a severe condition of the rally. The light, compact body and the original design is very popular from the user and it is widely used from the top rally strike of the world title to all-Japan championship and the new rally fighter. 【RC-NONO】is being counted as one of the rally computers that color the history of rally. Afterwards, we started a sale of optional goods of driver’s indicator and the voice indicator, etc.

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In 1993  The birth of street brand [Beatrush]

Beatrush is street parts brand which the technology and the knowhow that Laile obtained through motor sports was fed back in the best. "Under panel" (the panel installed under the body which the cooling and effect of the downforce in the engine room are achieved.) was born from Laile and now widespread as aftermarket parts products. At that time we had some demand from the user for the panel and we got a hint from guard for the rally and developed it . Laile named it as [Under Panel] and added to the line-up of Beatrush brand and released it. Under Panel was exactly invented from the point aimed at only of Laile that is skillful in the guard series.

The concept of the Beatrush brand is achievement of a high performance & high quality and reasonable price. For that, Laile has managed by ourselves about 90% or more of all processes of planning, development, test, manufacturing and management.

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In 1994 The WRC New Zealand rally first participation

We have entered a lot of domestic rallies, dirt trials, and gymkhana for a long period of time , and have supported a lot of motor sports team and players. We have sometimes sent our mechanical staff to the support team. In 1994, we participated in WRC (FIA World Rally Championship New Zealand) as TEAM LAILE. TEAM LAILE installed RC-NONO in our Mitsubishi Lancer RS (Evo.2), had Mr. Yoshihiro Kataoka (the employee of Laile at that time. Change over to WRC professional driver later) in the driver, and challenged in the elite. We had a favor of many warm support and finished the race in the eighth N class place (16th place of all 78 teams) though it was the first participation of overseas rally game.

Car : Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution 2 (CE9A)
Class : Gr-N
Driver : Yoshihiro Kataoka
Co-Drive : Akira Kojima
Result : N8th place of N class (16th plac of all 78 teams)

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In 2000 All-Japan Gymkhana Championship Series participation

We started the production of vehicle in 1999 in order to participate to All-Japan gymkhana Championship Series in 2000. After repeating various vehicle tests, we participated from the first game of the series in 2000. The fight every 1/100 seconds was the very severe one, and a long experience and the supported technology were necessary and were important factor. We recognized it and also strongly felt the severity that obtained a high-ranking result. We have participated for three years until 2002 and now we are making the best use of this valuable experience, the technology, and knowhow for Beatrush brand products.

Car : Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution VII
Class : A-4
2001年ラリーキッズ伊那/ 6 th
2002年キョウセイドライバーズランド/ 7th

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In 2004 WRC Rally Japan

WRC rally Japan has been held in Hokkaido since 2004. This is WRC held for the first time in Japan. Because the works team also enters the rally, it is the maximum rally event in Japan in which 500,000 people or more rally fan of the whole country also gather. Laile kept entering the rally in cooperation with player OSAMU Factory representative Osamu Fukunaga since 2004.

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In 2009 Laile aim for the tops together with top rally player of Japan

LAILE develops and supplies special parts corresponding to each needs for the racing team who are fighting in not only Japan but also the top of the world. Being commercialized based on feedback from such an actual racing is products of 【ARPSPORT】 and 【Beatrush】. Those parts are located to a suitable parts for the one to aim at the top in the world, and the model named as "Professional special" is put on the market. "Professional special" is a product developed on the assumption that the world fights top-level.

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2010 Production Car World Rally Championship (PWRC) We support the Impreza that Arai Toshihiro player who shone to the series champion in 2005 & 2007 drives.

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We will support the players in the future. Please expect the professional rallys of top class players. Hereafter, Laile will achieve "Running pleasure". And, a long experience and the technology will be made the best use of for the product development, we make a concept as the product development considerring the environment and keep making a better product. We hope that we are the enterprises can answer the expectation of everybody in the future .