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@Larry Chen @JSequoia @Mike Peters Of course they are out there to make the big bucks, every business is, and you wont get any sponsorship saying otherwise. Not to mention seeing Andy high fiving his buddy and bragging about making 7K on that over flow lot was a bit of a bummer, especially since it took an hour and a half to park and get to the gate.
They dont "fix" the series, but the judges are definatly influenced by money/sponsors/fan favorites.
4 months, 2 weeks ago on Formula Drift Finals: How It All Went Down
Lets be honest about what the real reason the new format was put forwards. Because as it is, you can still do a safe first run and a more agressive second run to get in the top 32.
The new format makes sure that the top drivers that have run these courses and can put down great first runs, will always be lined up against new guys that have had a couple laps on the course and are fresh out of pro am.
I guess its one way to keep the top sponsored guys in the top 16 since they will only ever have to battle against each other on a fluke.
Also love how he totally avoids the question of "how the new format is working?" , and starts talking about the technical dificulties they had.
11 months ago on Long Beach Qualifying
Great stuff like always Larry!
I was hoping you would have had a desktop of the beat up Porche, but thats just my style, lol.
11 months, 3 weeks ago on Through My Lens: The 21 Hours Of Sebring
@Larry Chen Nice, I think both my FG's are having shutter issues :)
1 year, 2 months ago on Cutting Room Floor: Film Versus Digital
I have never not shot film, but like you i carry and shoot both now. The film just looks better, actually took talent and skill to get the photo, and is so much more visceral and will be here in 20 years, as digital just disapears into deleted websites, crashed hard drives, and waste baskets.
So glad you are shooting film Larry, the stuff looks great. Lets go on a film adventure sometime, I got about 20 rolls of outdated ILFORD super XP2 BW, sitting in the fridge, lol.
PS. Nice to see Antonio getting some well deserved coverage :)
Great photos and article Larry. Love the light fall off on the motorcycle at dusk.
I also want to skateboard on the side of that Lighthouse looking building, lol.
1 year, 3 months ago on Through My Lens: Hangin’ Around In Asia
Great to see Hiro getting a mention. Still got old pics of him driving from my first events as at Photog.
1 year, 5 months ago on Ten Years Of Teal And Blue Drifting
Wow, Amazing Rhys, great job. Balls of steel man!
1 year, 6 months ago on Rhys Millen Takes Overall Record At Pikes Peak
1 year, 8 months ago on The Speedhunters Invade Gatebil
invade Andy Yen's house please.
1 year, 8 months ago on A Visit To Vaughn Gittin Jr’s Drifting Compound