Hot Import Nights 2016: Houston, TX

Gillman Subaru’s Hot Import Nights presented by Valvoline returned to Houston, Texas, with a sold-out event of 14,024 in attendance at NRG Center on Saturday, December 10th. The final car competition of HIN’s 2016 year featured 306 vehicles - the top vehicles and car teams, who showed up in full force. Javier Rodriguez took home the Best of Show award with his impressive Infinity G35 and Ducky Tysdal took home the Hottest Performance Award presented by Valvoline with his 1,230-whp twin-turbo LS-swapped Genesis. The Suicide Stage filled the massive hall with electrifying visuals, DJ battles by DJ Pri Yon Joni,…

Street Driven Tour x Tuner Evolution x HyperFest: Virginia International Raceway (VIR)

Street Driven Tour, in collaboration with Tuner Evolution and U.S. Drift, recently helped kick off the 16th-annual HyperFest automotive celebration at Virginia International Raceway (VIR), starting their own 2017 event season with three days of bash-style drifting, NASA-sanctioned road racing, rally and off-road driving, a Tuner Evolution car show, vendor support, live music and entertainment, Drift Mini Games, and lots more. NASA-sanctioned road racing and time trials occurred all weekend on VIR’s 3.27-mile, 18-turn Full Course. Filling two of the run groups was a large and diverse field of roughly 80 entrants of the 2017 Tire Rack® Ultimate Track Car…

Hot Import Nights 2012: Los Angeles

Yet another beautiful day in Los Angeles, CA. The sun is shining, the breeze glides through, and the traffic never fails us. The foot traffic that is, with the ESPY Awards being setup at the Staples Center, Popcon and Indonesia conventions happening in the opposite halls; people were everywhere. As we leave the sunny bright skies outside, we walk into the dark club atmosphere lit South Hall where Hot Import Nights took over. They had their comeback, "The Return," last December in the exact location. we recall the event being very dark and extremely loud with a DJ at almost…

Formula Drift Round 7 2013: Irwindale, CA

Formula Drift: Round 7 was hosted in Irwindale, CA on October 11-12, 2013.Photos by: Larry Chen Formula DRIFT presented by GoPro returned to Irwindale Speedway for the final event of the 2013 season. Daigo Saito in the Achilles Tire / Bridges Racing Lexus SC430 takes the event victory. Michael Essa in the GSR Autosport / Yokohama BMW M3 is crowned champion. Lexus wins the inaugural manufacturer's championship and Hankook Tire wins the tire championship for 2013. Round 7: Final Fight at Irwindale Speedway was held in front of a sellout crowd and was the largest motorsport event in the venue’s…