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01 Street Driven Tuner Evo Hyperfest 2017 PASMAG

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.

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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 Challenge (UTCC), presented by Grassroots Motorsports magazine—a time-attack styled event that invited basically any competitive track machine out to compete.

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Exedy Rally Rides and Rage Buggy Rides occurred throughout the weekend along VIR’s rally stage, inviting participants to get some fresh dirt on their rally machines and UTVs, or keep theirs clean while riding along in others’.

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Global Time Attack 2016: Road Atlanta

Jeff Westphal in the GST Motorsports Subaru L reset the overall time attack track record with a 1:20.793 at Global Time Attack: Road Atlanta on May 6-7, 2016! They owned the record since 2012 Global Time Attack: Road Atlanta which was a 1:23.62. Basically, the Top 2 in Unlimited AWD all went faster than the previous record for overall. There were 9 new class records set at Global Time Attack Road Atlanta 2016: Unlimited AWD | 01:20.793 | Jeff Westphal | Subaru Impreza L | New Record! | Fastest Overall! Unlimited RWD | 01:24.340 | Cody Kishel | Chevrolet Corvette…

Car Audio Championship 2016: MECA World Finals

Held in partnership with the Car Audio Championship event in Louisville, KY, the MECA car audio club presented its best Finals event with a record 62 vehicles participating in Sound Quality League contests. The Sound Pressure League contests featured the closest scores and high level competition for the bass and loud music competitors. Of special note was the Dueling Demos matches with Anthony Caldwell (Team Xtreme/True Bass/XS Power) from Knoxville, TN, taking the World Championship in the most advanced class, Extreme, with his incredible 70-plus-speaker mobile music van. Dueling Demos is a loud music contest, with bumper to bumper challenge…

World Challenge: Round 8 & 9 Mid Ohio

Cunningham All the Way for Mid-Ohio GTS winPeter Cunningham, of Milwaukee, Wis., captured his record 37th series win Saturday, taking the GTS class win in the first half of the Optima Batteries Mid-Ohio Grand Prix Presented by GameStreamer at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. Nick Esayian, of San Diego, Calif., and Devin Cates, of Broad Run, Va., completed the top three. After earning his record 38th pole position, Cunningham scored a record-extending 37th series victory leading all the way in his No. 43 Acura/RealTime Racing Acura TSX. It was, however, Cunningham’s first win at Mid-Ohio since 1997.“It’s surprising that it’s been…

The New ERA: Stance Island Meet 2013

Stance Island Meet was hosted by The New ERA in Astoria, NY on November 30, 2013.…