Editorial: Blueprint – An Exploration in Japanese Aesthetic

    The first time I went to Japan was in 2006, and believe it or not, it had nothing to do with cars.   Growing up I became enthralled with the country… Continue reading

Encounter: Yokohama Underground – ガレージマック

  One bonus of setting out to shoot a car for a magazine is that you’ll always end up with ancillary shots not used in the feature.  I was organizing some of my… Continue reading

Event: Skyline Owner’s Battle – Sodegaura Forest Raceway V.1

    This past weekend, the annual Skyline Owner’s Battle event was held at Sodegaura Forest Raceway, Chiba.  The name of the event has always been a little misleading however, because in actuality… Continue reading

Garage Life: Fate’s Cruelty – Kristian’s Late Season Engine Trouble

  “Diligence is the mother of good fortune.”   Before I jumped into the coverage Sekinei got of this past weekend’s Skyline Owner’s Battle, I wanted to address an issue closer to home. … Continue reading

Site News: NDF Shop reopened – Frontrunners Shirt Launch!

    When I had initially announced that I’d be making shirts for the site, I was met with a lot of ‘Finally!’s from friends and fans.  Needless to say, in the scheme… Continue reading

Encounter: Tatsukuro-san’s TFR Blessed FD3S

No stranger to a variety of cars, S15, Altezza, JZX100, (even the FD, having owned one before this) just to name a few, Muraki Tatsuhiko has more experience than most when it comes to… Continue reading

Site News: NDF Winter Cafe Returns for 2014

  I am very happy (and excited), to announce that we will be returning to Umihotaru PA this November for another gathering of friends and car lovers.  Just like last year, we’ve made… Continue reading

Feature: Utilitas Special – Ikegaya-san’s DR30

  Aficionado; probably the most appropriate term when trying to describe Ikegaya-san.   Referring to of course his passion of the DR30 and Landcruiser; two extremely different automobiles that, somehow or another, are… Continue reading

Event: Final Bout 2014

  It’s safe to say, especially now that it has passed, that Final Bout was one of, if not, the most anticipated event stateside of 2014; not only because of who was attending,… Continue reading

Encounter: Super Now 997 GT3 RS

    Super Now; an eccentric parts company located in Saitama that focuses mainly on the RX7 and rotary components, but dabbles in many other platforms.  To the average enthusiast, probably not the… Continue reading

Encounter: トトまるエボ – The Push For 57

    “Time is too slow for those who wait, too swift for those who fear, too long for those who grieve, too short for those who rejoice, but for those who love,… Continue reading

Encounter: Hot August Nights – NDF x SPE-200RSPL

  This past weekend marked the start of Round 6 of the Redline Time Attack season, and as it ends it will leave just 2 more rounds until the series final.  As I’m… Continue reading