Formula D Round 7: Title Fight 2013

Words by Gilbert,

As the Formula D seasons comes to another close and a new champion is crowned, the venue returns to Irwindale Speedway. This time, we didn’t have a booth so I just headed to the venue just as it was opening to the public. For future reference, show up early because parking was ridiculous at that time and I almost couldn’t find a spot. On to the show side, I didn’t have track access again so I couldn’t get any of the awesome drifting action so there’s only model coverage from the Vendor spaces that occupy the car show side.

Erica Nagashima, Sadie May, Jessica Harbour for Hankook Tires

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Brittani Paige

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Elizabeth Tran

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Erin

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Kay Bae

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Claudia Alan

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Marissa Masuno

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Sandra Wong

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Beckie Joon

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Arley Elizabeth

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Danielle Lo

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Regina Meii

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Michelle Yee

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Ashley Michaelsen

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Sandra Marie

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Adventures with Big Abe — R1 Concepts Meet

Words by Gilbert

I had heard about the R1 Concepts event from a couple fellow photographers in the scene and I was kinda hesitant on attending the event, mostly because it was last minute on my schedule and I had other events that day, but I’m kinda glad i did go. Got to hang out with Big Abe for a bit of adventuring, good company.

Abe was rocking his latest bling, the R1 Concepts brake rotor + caliper

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Once again, that thing is legit. The weight is just massive.

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Even Amber was having a bit of difficulty lifting it, probably because it was still chained to Abe…

Eventually, I saw the “Big Abe” special at Klouds Vapor that happened to have a booth there that day. Definitely something to check out.

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As per the usual, I try to include some model coverage at these events so check out the hotties in no particular order.

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