Is this the future of sports technology? RC drone racing is gaining popularity due to the sheer excitement factor of racing in the air like a podracer. A popular version of drone racing with FPV (first person view) has competitors customizing their racing drones and mounting a camera to the front so that they get a cockpit-like view to maneuver through the race course. Do you think drone racing will become huge one day?
Bride and Dome Corporation have collaborated together to create a carbon fiber racing seat that has many new features! Full carbon fiber construction, Seat Back ventilation system and new aluminum sliding rail that is FIA approved! With a combined eight of 16.2kg(35.64lbs) this is one of the lightest seat and rail combinations available! More info later to come!
For the 2017 season, Chris Forsberg will be switching from the VK56 powerplant that’s hes’ run for over 11 years to a Twin Turbo VQ37 setup! Chris recently brought his “street” car with a similar setup to Willow Springs for some high speed tests and Donut Media was there to capture it. Check out the video below!
Twin Turbo 370Z High Speed Test Session w/ Chris Forsberg #TTZ
Posted by Donut Media on Thursday, January 12, 2017
It’s now 2017 which means we are slowly heading towards a future where we will be riding around in self-driving cars. NVIDIA, known for their highly acclaimed products in the PC-gaming scene, have announced that they will be partnering with AUDI to improve upon their self-driving AI technology. They hope to progress the research and development closer to actual production units in the near future. As automotive technology is improving further it is nice to see tech companies like NVIDIA, Microsoft, and Google put their efforts in creating useful features for future cars.
The Toyota is one of the best selling cars out there, Comortable, reliable, great on gas but also generally pretty boring. At this year’s Detroit Auto Show, Toyota Debuted the all new 2018 Camry and it look pretty promising for auto enthusiasts. Aggressive looks , more power and better gas mileage are promised. We can only wait to see more details as they are released.
The latest Hyper Rev for the Toyota 86 / Subaru BRZhas just been published! Our First Shipment is coming in Mid February 2017 so order yours now! Don’t forget these are magazines so they are only printed for a limited time before the publisher starts working on the next one!
Recently purchased a Lexus GS-F? What’s the first thing you do? Lower it! Give your GS-F a more aggressive stance with Tanabe NF210 Lowering Springs! Springs are the perfect solution for many new vehicles now because of the ability to keep the factory adjustable suspension! Why put coilovers that will not let you utilize the in-car adjustments? The NF210 springs offer a subtle drop while still maintaining a similar to factory type ride. Available now! Check the NF210 springs page for more info!
Application: 2016, Lexus GS-F
The latest Hyper Rev for the new Mazda MX-5 Roadster has just been published! Our First Shipment is coming in Mid February 2017 so order yours now! Don’t forget these are magazines so they are only printed for a limited time before the publisher starts working on the next one!
Check out this feature documentary with Chris Forsberg during the final stage of Formula D 2016, here in Irwindale, CA! It is a great look “behind the wheel” with the 2016 Champion and his pit crew as he closes in on the last event of the 2016 season. Video by Donut Media.
Another look at the new Bride A.i.R. Bucket seat. This seat was made with a neo slipstream design and also made to fit into smaller cars such as Miata, S2000 and RX-7. Available in Black and Red, These will fit mount standard size side mounted seat rails. Check the site for more info! More Japan: Bride A.i.R. Bucket Seat