Category Archive: Japan

Feature: Suwa Tomoki’s AE86 – A Friendly Rivalry

    上杉 治憲 (Uesugi Harunori), a Japanese Daimyo of the Azizuki clan, king of samurai, was quoted as once saying, “なせばなる”; in English, “If you take action, it will become.”  It’s an… Continue reading

Encounter: ルージュ浪人

    In the empty back lot of Fuji Speedway, interceding between the rolling green hills and the cloud engulfed mountains, we encountered this lone NSX; parked almost as if to add to… Continue reading

Event: NDF x CPK6 x Maruyama Summer Civic Meet

    A month or so ago Maruyama-san had got together with Sekinei and organized a Civic meet at Daikoku PA that was to be held last weekend.  The original idea came about… Continue reading

Event: 7’s Meeting Fuji Speedway

    July 7th marks a day in Japan that RX7 owners and enthusiasts rejoice almost religiously.  It’s a day of celebration of a lineage of car that has had an impact on… Continue reading

Encounter: ガレージマック! – Motor Games Fuji

    Our partners over at Garage Mak put on a very impressive display at Motor Games last weekend at Fuji.  Amemiya’s S15 looked particularly great on the new Enkei RS05RR.   その後、程なくして、Formura… Continue reading

Event: Motor Games 2014 – Scorched Fuji

    ピットの端まで来るとUnder Suzukiさんの S15 BodykitをUpgradeなさったので、是非とも取材したかったのですが、Except Rear aeroeffectのみ写真OKとの事だから、RearはWTAC Australiaまで 秘密にしてとの事なので、Detailはありません。     Another draw of Motor Games was the World Time Attack Challenge Japan, which was a spin off of the famous WTAC Australia that’s… Continue reading

Event: Motor Games 2014 – FD Japan V.1

  I’ll be the first to admit that I don’t follow Formula Drift here in the States in the loosest sense… My good friend Karl competes in FD, and the extent of my… Continue reading

Preview: Motor Games 2014 – Fuji Speedway

  This past weekend marked the date for one of Japan’s largest motorsport festivals I think I’ve ever come across; not necessarily in size, but in overall variety.  A large part of that… Continue reading

Red, White & Blue – Happy Fourth of July!

                  To everyone in the U.S. – Happy Independence Day ~ be safe!          

One Shot: Fuji Bound S14

  Very aggressive looking Zenki S14 in the lot of Fuji.  On it’s out lap it spun going into turn 2, but managed a lap under the 2 minute mark at the end… Continue reading

Event: Drift Muscle Round 4 – Honjyo Circuit

    Like I mentioned in the previous post, we arrived pretty late to Honjyo Circuit because prior to coming here I had a photoshoot with Takahashi’s FD at T-One’s in Gunma.  We… Continue reading

Event: Drift Muscle Round 4 – Honjyo Circuit / RPS13 Close Up

    I had been up North in the Gunma area photographing Takahashi’s FD at T-Ones the other week, and thought, while up in that area we should check out Honjyo Circuit because… Continue reading