XDC Round 1 - House of Drift: Toyota Speedway at Irwindale, Los Angeles, CA

In front of a packed house at Toyota Speedway of Irwindale (AKA: House of Drift), Chelsea DeNofa, from Seabrook, TX, defeated Aurimas ‘Odi’ Bachkis from Wrightwood, CA, in the final round of tandem competition to win the first XtremeDrift Circuit event of 2011. George Marstanovic, from Flagstaff, AZ, finished third overall after winning the Consolation Round when Hawaii’s Joshua Steele, driving the NST / NOS Energy Drink / Neverslo Nissan S13.4, was unable to make the second run of the round. For DeNofa, the 2010 XDC Champion and driver of the Nexen / Non Stop Tuning / Technica BMW E36,…

AutoCon 2016: Los Angeles, CA

The Los Angeles Convention Center opened its doors once again to AutoCon 2016, giving thousands of enthusiasts the opportunity to witness the latest in show cars and aftermarket brands. From race-inspired track cars to custom wide-bodied exotics, there's a little something for everyone to see. In addition to the show, a special constructed ‘drive-up’ stage, amply referred to as AutoCon Avenue, allowed higher profile vehicle builds to be driven up in-front of the crowd so that enthusiasts can hear, see and feel the engine start up, as well as learn a bit more about the car itself. The show wrapped-up…

Wekfest Long Beach 2012

Hot off the heels of SF WEKFEST in February, WEKSOS kicked off their first tour stop and the Summer Season with WEKFEST LA. On June 2nd, the Queen Mary Events Center played host to thousands of spectators, enthusiasts, vendors, participants, and everyone in between. The venue is situated right along the Port of Long Beach, which only added to the visual beauty of the show cars that all had to pass through WEKFEST's screening process. Due to this process, the show has become synonymous with quality builds and a place where almost everyone has a camera in hand, eager to…

Import Face-Off 2012: Shreveport, LA

Text and Photos by Cliff Wallace - www.importfaceoff.net IMPORT FACE-OFF: March 4th, 2012 – Shreveport, LA results (8th annual) FWD presented by SPEC clutches and flywheelsWinner - Curtis Williams - 10.867 @ 144.27R/U - Morgan Gomez - 12.498 @ 107.39 Forced Induction ProWinner - Joe Laramee - 11.188 @ 131.68R/U - Darren Thomas - 21.324 @ 38.68 Forced Induction Sport Winner - Brad Grodi - 10.407 @ 130.85R/U - Macspeed "JJ" - 11.392 @ 99.82 All Motor Sport presented by Beast Mode PerformanceWinner - Brad Kiter - 12.992 @ 108.95R/U - #45 - 13.905 @ 100.73 All Motor Pro presented…