A man and his car. It’s a special kind of relationship. Similar to that of a man and his dog, I would presume. A free day, a car, and no limitations is a day that I can say will put a smile on any car enthusiast’s face, especially when that free day is in Japan.… Read More Taking the Touge to Bihoku
Wow, it’s been a while since I’ve done any type of blogging. It was good to get back out there, take some photos, and now write about it. This time I’m back at Bihoku Highland Circuit in Okayama Prefecture, about a 1-hour 45-minute drive from where I live. It was going to be a good… Read More Gaikokujin Shinnyu
Winter in Japan is harsh. Compared to NZ anyway. The winds are strong, the snow is heavy, and the roads are icy. It’s a nice change of environment when March comes around. When winter changes to spring. Purchase Ambition Works stickers from our shop today! I hadn’t actually planned to shoot cars this day. I… Read More Goodbye Winter, Hello Spring!
A free Sunday. No plans. Nothing to do, but drive. I jumped onto Google Maps on Saturday night and decided upon a place to visit a couple of hours drive away. I wanted a relaxing drive with little traffic, some good views, and a rewarding end location. And wow, did I get just that. Let… Read More Sunday Drive to Gakuenji
2019, would you look at that. It’s been about 2 and a half years in Japan now. I’ve gotten very used to life in a small city on the coast. So much so that attending car events has actually gone to the back of my head. If/when I head back to New Zealand, I don’t… Read More J’S RACING spec S2000
Last month, I headed to a dekotora meeting not too far from where I live in Japan. I’d somehow found the event on Facebook, didn’t have anything planned on that day, so ended up going for a short drive to where the event was being held. I thought it was going to be a smallish… Read More My First Dekotora Meeting in Japan!
Shaken! What is it? In this little article, I will try to shed some light on the terrifying beast that shaken seems to be in everyone’s mind. Let’s start at the very beginning, with the words itself. Shaken consists of 2 kanji (Chinese) characters, the kanji for car 車 (sha) and the kanji for examination… Read More Shaken for Project Kouki! WHAT?!
Went to a drift day to test out the S14 after all the cooling upgrades. Took some videos of these 2 S-Chassis doing tandems. Consistent, nice to watch, drifting. Check it out below. Purchase Ambition Works stickers from our shop today! Video: Shaun Constable Ambition Works 2012 – 2018
I’ve actually been to the Wekfest show in Nagoya ever year I’ve been in Japan now. That’s not as amazing as it sounds though, as I’ve only been in Japan for two years. But, do you know what is amazing? Wekfest is. That’s what’s amazing. This show is one of my favourite show and shine… Read More Wekfest Japan 2018