American road racer Nicky Hayden died of head injuries received in a May 17 collision with a car while training on his bicycle near Rimini, Italy. When the sad news broke I was taken aback. After processing the news for several hours I decided to create something positive out of this tragedy. I teamed up … Read more Nicky Hayden Commemorative Figurine
3D-Racetracks has just released MotoAmerica Special Edition versions of all tracks on the 2016 calendar. These SPECIAL EDITION Track Sculptures are red with a black track surface. It is the same color combination of the artwork 3D-Racetracks created for the 2016 MotoAmerica Track Guide. If you are a fan of this awesome racing series then … Read more MotoAmerica Special Edition Tracks!
The British Superbike Championship (BSB) is widely acknowledged as the premier domestic superbike racing series in the world. Now fans can hold their favourite BSB track in the palm of their hands! Each round of the current calendar is now available as a topographic miniature in two sizes. I’ve had many requests for these iconic … Read more All BSB Tracks Now Available!
An official figurine commission for factory Aprilia MotoGP rider Alvaro Bautista! Alvaro Bautista is a Spanish Grand Prix motorcycle road racer. He currently competes in the MotoGP class of the Grand Prix Motorcycle World Championship. He competed for the Suzuki team in his first two years since moving into the class in 2010. He moved … Read more Mini Alvaro Bautista
Pirelli commissioned 3D-Racetracks to create special track miniatures commemorating their new Diablo Rosso III motorcycle tire. Pirelli has been the sole tire supplier of all the classes of the eni FIM Superbike World Championship for over 10 years. The knowledge and experience from racing at the top level has been distilled into the third incarnation … Read more PIRELLI “DIABLO ROSSO III” LAGUNA SECA TOPOGRAPHIC TRACK MINIATURES
Special MotoAmerica Racetracks You all know that I love motorcycles and motorcycle racing. During the season I will watch MotoGP religiously – pre-event conference, free practice sessions, qualifying and finally the race. I will stay up late or get up early so I can watch proceedings live. This passion for motorcycle racing lead me to … Read more Track Elevations for MotoAmerica!
How cool is this! Matt Farah of The Smoking Tire just posted a photo of my Nürburgring topographic track map on his Instagram! Cool stuff arrived at the office from @shapeways ! How about some 3D printed steel TST key chains and a topographical Nurburgring course map by @3Dracetracks sculpture! So cool. Thanks! A photo … Read more 3D-Racetracks Pops Up on Matt Farah’s Instagram!!
Sachsenring Model and Telemetry Data: an exercise in overlaying data on a topographic track model Scott Jones over at PhotoGP posted a track map of Sachsenring with speed and gear selection (shown above) that he obtained from Yamaha. I just released the new topographic Sachsenring track model (large version | small version) last night and … Read more GermanGP – Sachsenring Model and Telemetry Data
PITTSBURGH, PA March 10, 2015 / 3D Racetracks, designer of 3D printed race track sculptures you can hold “in the palm of your hand,” is proud to announce a licensing agreement with Nürburgring. Four of it’s Nordschleife track sculptures are now officially licensed Nürburgring products – including the unique topographic models, a design only available … Read more Officially Licensed Nürburgring Track Model
Anyone in the New York City area on October 24th who has an interest in art, design, 3D printing and alcohol should join me at the Shapeways Small Business Bootcamp. Did you know that although it’s still pretty new in the minds of most, that 3D printing is already powering small businesses and empowering creative … Read more 3D Printing Symposium