There are loud engine noises coming off what looks like a cast-iron bathtub on wheels. It’s a 1934 Ford Hot Rod heading towards the beach in Wildwood, New Jersey. Meanwhile, the rules of the race are being announced to the spectators and riders from a lifeguard tower. In order to participate in “The Race of Gentlemen” (aka TROG), many have come from far and wide, bringing their pre-1935 American cars. These vintage cars are also restricted to replacement or add-on parts from the early 1950s at the latest. Continue Reading..
With typical Vegas-style neon signs on the motels and restaurants straight out of the 1950s, Wildwood is the perfect spot for such match-ups of historic racing cars and motorcycles at TROG race. Motel after motel lines the four miles stretch called Atlantic Avenue. The Surfcomber Motel hosted a pre-race party the night before as the racers’ cars and motorcycles lined the streets to the delight of the many visitors. Continue Reading..
Fine Art Printer magazine – recently hot off the press, a great 8 page article “Johannes Huwe in search of the Extreme”, about my work in the new Fine Art Printer magazine. The article shows my work from the Land speed racing at El Mirage, vintage Hot Rods in California, to the next extreme, a documentation of mine from the Antarctic and Iceland. Continue Reading..
The Rust n Dust Jalopy dirt track race is an old-school American-style racing event, taking participants and visitors back to the first years after the Second World War. The event takes place each year at Teterow‘s Bergring Germany, where races have been held since 1930 on its unique 1.8 km grass race track with inclines of up to 16%.
The Rust n Dust Jalopy dirt track race is a combination hill-climb/dirt-track race for American vehicles built before 1959 that is one-of-a-kind in all of Germany. Continue Reading..
›Land Speed Racer‹ is the name given to those magnificent men in their homemade racing machines. They have only two things on their mind: the stop watch and the finish line. Their goal for the next race is always to set a new speed record… Continue Reading..
I shot this trip with more than 15 years expired Kodak Portra and Kodak Gold films. Just got the films back from the lab. Here is my first selection from this great Namibia trip… Continue Reading..