First Trip to Indy: Seven Months Later

Sunday, May 30, 2021 — “It’s race day at Indianapolis.” A very special race day for me because it was my first-ever Indianapolis 500 I’ve had the honor covering and the first one I’ve seen in person. It was long time coming, but my genuine dream came true. The site of being at IMS on …

100 Songs I Felt the Vibe in 2021

Ah yes! My favorite blog of the year where I get to discuss about my insane musical tastes. Aside from racing and photography, I enjoy my music. I often have guilty pleasures and tracks I crap on. But when it’s good, it hits right in the feels! If you don’t know, I share 100 tracks …

From the Lens: Best of 2021

If there’s one thing about 2021, I’m genuinely proud of my photos I took. After a miserable 2020, it was great being back on the road on a regular basis. Not only I’ve had the chance to cover events I’ve wanted to do for a long time, I actually adapted new techniques into my photography. …

Finding Joy, Not Bitterness: Looking Back at Being 26

It’s October 1st, you know what that means? My annual blog where I look back at the past year before turning a new age number the next day! The last time I wrote a blog was days before the lowest point of my life was about to begin. Rather than earning a true living in …

The Grandest Grind Is Over, What’s Next?

It’s been over four months since I’ve last written a blog on this website. As I’m writing this, I’ve recently renewed it for a third year. Hopefully, I can add more of my media works here which I’m here to discuss about. So Luis, how’s life after traveling to seven states in a span of …

Back to Square One: My Florida Speedweeks Venture

Some things remain the same and other things change. Best way to describe my 18 days in Florida with 13 of those were racing related. It’s Florida, man! A phrase that’s etched to me head, but it’s true. More so, the constant weather variations define the phrase. This isn’t a blog about how Florida weather …

All Aboard the Patreon Train

EVERETT, Wash. (January 7, 2021) – Entering my fourth season as an auto racing media writer and photographer, providing content for both Motorsports Tribune and The Podium Finish, I’m self-aware that at least the first half of 2021 will have greater challenges as a media journeyman due to the ongoing pandemic. I’ve thought real hard …

100 Songs I Felt the Vibe in 2020

Throughout the pandemic, music has been my escape from the hell I’ve dealt physically, mentally, emotionally, professionally and personally. As if my musical tastes weren’t bizarre enough, it was validated this year in 2020. Some are greater than others, but one thing remained the same. Each song left a tremendous impact on me and I …

From The Lens: Best of 2020

“It’s still 2020!” – Kyle Busch (August 29, 2020) That peculiar phrase will go down as my personal takeaway on this putrid year. I’ve been over 2020 since May and tried my hardest to carry own. I wish I could tell you I’ve done several portrait photoshoots in the state of Washington and California, but …

Throwback Thursday: 100 Songs I Felt the Vibe in 2018

With the final month of 2020 mercifully here, I wanted to write a different blog that has little to do with racing as the core subject. In fact, music which my other passion. No, I’m far from a musician or an instrument player since I stopped taking band courses in 2007, but I love listening, …