Event: NDF Winter Cafe 2014 – Constant Fun Casual Snaps

  Before we left to Umihotaru I gave young Matt this 1600 speed disposable camera I found on the clearance rack at a convenience store in Yokohama.  The goal, since Matt is so… Continue reading

Event: 2014 NDF Winter Cafe V.2

    Continuing coverage of the 2014 Winter Cafe with more shots of the cars on level 3 of the PA.  Again, so many cars were coming and going, that it was hard… Continue reading

Event: NDF Winter Cafe 2014 V.1

After I had gotten back home to Yokohama after this year’s Winter Cafe I was nothing short of exhausted.  Around 330am, I sat down on the couch with Sekinei and we talked a… Continue reading

One Shot: Garage Work Birthday Hijinx

  Last week Sekinei and I stopped by Garage Work to surprise Tora-san for his birthday.  We ended up hanging out for a few hours talking about Attack and various aspects of FF… Continue reading

Event: Private Testing At Ebisu With The CSG

  Last week the CSG boys and a couple friends rented out the Nishi course at Ebisu for some testing.           Mainly so Hara-san could test out the new… Continue reading

Encounter: Desperado – 山口さんの993

      This bright (Mexico/Riviera?) blue Porsche caught my eye the other night, I think mainly because of the color, but also I’ve always liked the way 993’s look with GT2 aero. … Continue reading

Feature: The 86 Hiro – Steve Nakamura’s Take on the FRS

The last time I talked to Steve in person was at Autocon back in…April, I believe?  Anyway, for the 30 or so minutes we chatted, he had mentioned wanting to put his 15″… Continue reading

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