Tag Archives: Alex Kamsteeg

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Car life: Roadtrippin’

I, as you do, like cars. I love to watch races, I love to wrench on cars, I love to photograph them and above all, I love to drive them. Driving a car still feels special to me, even after the hundreds of thousands of kilometres I’ve driven so far. The sheer pleasure of controlling a big powerful machine that stimulates all your senses is still a great feeling. Hearing the engine work, feeling the car through your spine, smelling all the fumes, ‘speaking’ with the car with your hands through the steering wheel. But best of all, it comes in all forms and shapes. Some spirited driving or just cruising around with the windows, or better yet the top down on a beautiful evening? You can do both with just one car. Continue reading

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Events: DMPD trackday – A track day like no other

Track days are all having the same routine. You arrive at the track, you prepare your car, you race and you go home. Most of the time with a bit of social interaction between sessions, but not too much because you need, want, to drive on the track. It’s fun, I admit it, and I really enjoy photographing them because of the huge smiles on the driver’s faces and the variety of cars on the track. Continue reading

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Car feature: The Toyota Yaris

The Toyota Yaris, a sensible and cheap car. A car mostly driven by elderly people. A women’s car, with lots of storage space in the dash and mirrors in both sun visors. I myself own one for more than four years now. I fell in love with it the moment I walked in the dealership’s showroom and I bought it as my first car. Continue reading

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Car life: The sorry state of Dutch drifting?

Drifting, the art of sliding a car around a track. Smoke, screaming tyres, a very focussed driver turning the wheel at insane speed and the ocassional crash. And you know what? I’m a fan! The last few years I visited the Scandinavian Drift Series and the British Drift Championship multiple times, I’m a long time visitor of sites like Driftworks or Drifted and naturally I watch the Formula Drift and I spend countless hours on Youtube watching Japanese drift movies. Continue reading