Posts Tagged ‘ race ’

car stills

here are some car stills that i found…the post came out not too bad! =)

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Corkscrew

i went up to the famous laguna seca raceway last year to cover the american le mans race for falken tire.  this particular photo stood out to me…this is right before the notorious corkscrew.

i’m back with some new rig shots!

wow it’s been awhile since i’ve posted some photos. i’ve been super busy and haven’t had a chance to update any of my personal stuff until now.  i don’t even have time now but i gotta post something up before this site diminishes into thin air.  anyways, well, here are some of my most recent rig shots i took in the last few months for work.  these are probably going to be the last rig shots i post this year…i hope you guys like them!

just want to note, the g35 and 370z shots i shot but my co-worker ed rodriguez did the post on those…thought they were done really well!

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ALMS 2009 – Falken Tire Porsche RSR

As promised, here are some pictures of the Falken Tire Porsche RSR in action at the Long Beach Grand Prix this past April.  The Porsche runs in the GT2 class of the American Le Mans…it had a great start in Long Beach with a chance of getting on podium but due to some mechanical issues, the car had to retire early.  The next race will be in Altanta for the Petit Le Mans, 10 hours of racing!!!!

Here are some photos from the Long Beach race.

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And the always lovely Falken models, Eri Moriyama and MJ Castillo.

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new rig shots

a couple of months ago at work, i had suggested that we use some rig shots for upcoming ads since we’ve been using a lot of static stuff.  so i was told to get whatever i needed to make these rig shots work.  so i called up jason siu and asked for his help…he directed me to a company (automotiverigs.com) to purchase the necessary rigging materials.  after some practice with jason’s 335, i was comfortable enough to go out and shoot on my own.  although i still think i need some practice, here are some the better photos that came out that we are currently using in our print ads.

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2010 Falken Drift Mustang

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ALMS 2008 – Falken / BSR Ford GT

with the 2008 american le mans season long gone, falken is preparring for the upcoming 2009 season.  as our team prepares for an exciting new season with our brand new porsche rsr gt2 class race car, i took the time to remember last year’s season with some photos from various alms events.

in 2008, falken teamed up with black swan racing and their ford gt gt2 class race car.  although we were only the tire sponsor, there was an agreement that the car would be in full falken tire motorsports livery with the traditional teal and blue scallop theme.  the car stood out from the rest of the cars in the field and attracted a lot of new attention.  for one, no one really knew who falken was and second, the ford gt was new to the american le mans series with only one other ford racing in the series.  below are some images of the car…it was a pretty bad ass car.

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below is a shot i took in las vegas of our new porsche rsr car.  although this is not the same car we’ll be using for the 2009 season, it’s practically the same car so i thought i’d give you guys a sneak preview of what it looks like, if you haven’t seen it already.  i’ll have some new photos of the new car posted soon.

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Willow springs raceway

Here’s a picture of Streets of Willow at Willow Springs, where we’re testing the new Porsche RSR that’s going to be running this season in the American Le Mans series.

I had to come today to shoot the car for PR stuff, so far the day has been pretty good…considering I had to wake up at 5am this morning. I’ll post some pics up of our Porsche later.