86FEST 2012: Fontana, CA

Written by Eric Lopez | Photos by Mario Cruz (Geisha Events) & Motormavens.com 86FEST is the largest Scion FR-S, Subaru BRZ and AE86 gathering in North America! Organized by the people who run the popular MotorMavens website, the very first 86FEST took place at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana CA, drawing close to 2000 people to participate in road racing, autocross, and a massive car meet for Toyota, Scion, and Subaru owners. The line to get into the event ran along the entire backside of the venue all the way to the speedway entrance, with tons of performance modded cars…

Import Face-Off 2010: Baton Rouge, LA

Johnny Williams pulled the upset win in the FWD class after number qualifier and 2010 points leader, Aaron Lopez (San Antonio, TX) timed out in the first round of eliminations. Aaron was looking to take the easy win, but he did not realize the timing clock started as soon as his opponent’s second staging bulb flickers. The second bulb never stayed completely lite, only flickered, due to an extremely shallow stage. Before the second bulb, both racers sat on one light playing a “staging duel” for about 15 seconds. This just goes to show there is more to drag racing…

Import Expo 2011

It has been nearly a decade since the legendary Markham Fairgrounds hosted an automotive show, let alone a tuner-specific one. The last of the great shows during the old generation series was that of DarkNights, until the Second Glance Media crew brought out Import Expo 2011. With a mountain of expectation to live up to, the show’s itinerary included everything from JDM-flavoured vehicles and track cars, wet t-shirt contests and B-Boy shows, motorcycle stunt teams, a BMX stunt event and had something for every enthusiast. Over 350-strong came out to showcase their rolling works of art in a variety of…