Carparks are almost as much fun as the tracks or paddocks at any race weekend and Fuji Speedway invariably turns out a wild selection of cars… Read more
Sleeting rain and strong winds greeted the 38 entries and fans for the fourth round of the Super Endurance series of 2010 at Fuji Speedway. Conditions bordered on atrocious, with visibility for the drivers being limited at some points to as little as 15 meters; thanks largely to the plumes of spray and thick blankets of fog that descended over the circuit periodically throughout the day. Read more
I was at a very special workshop recently. This particular place is at the upper echelons of motorsport development in Japan and their number one claim to fame centers on the small fact that they are responsible for what the automotive world outside Japan fear; the R35 GT-R’s chassis… Read more
April has been a huge month at Fuji Speedway this year. In particular, the sights and smells of more than 300 of the most deeply loved and respected classics turned out under warm temperatures and blue skies to put on an all encompassing car meet to end all car meets.
The 2010 JCCA Jamboree at the Fuji Speedway was home to not just cars but legends from the past…
While scouring the pits for the best cars to show you from the 2010 JCCA Fuji Speedway Jamboree, I came across this wild, stripped out SA22C Savanna Mazda RX-7…
I was at FSW recently to take care of a few matters – one the Skyline GTS-T you saw in a previous post and the other being the massive event being held that day – the 2010 JCCA Classic Car Fuji Jamboree.
I received an email recently from a friend of mine, Julien Beraud, who has developed quite a taste for the Japanese way of life and more importantly, Japanese cars. Julien is the owner of two Skylines; a 600HP V-Spec R34 that he recently acquired and this rare gem, a genuine one of a kind, Veilside R32 GTS-T.
Today was a HUGE day. Not only was I fortunate enough to shoot a Veilside Skyline original from 1993 and attend the biggest classic car meet of the year at Fuji Speedway under perfect blue skies, on the return trip home I was accosted by the sight of at least a hundred VIP cars returning from a meet somewhere in western Japan.
When anime and cars collide we get “Itasha” (pain cars) and in Japan it seems this kind of car culture is growing at a steady pace. If you head on down to Fuji Speedway in March though and you can witness one of the larger gatherings of Itasha to be held this year.