Ertefa Festival 2018 PASMAG Luigi Saullo

Over a decade has passed since my last visit to Markham Fairgrounds in Markham, ON, and Ertefa welcomes the new breed of enthusiasts, media and vendors alike to showcase their builds, talent and product at their annual event On June 23rd 2018, Ertefa hosted their annual "festival". Attendees were treated with an entire day of entertainment, including the charming and witty host Carlos Hayes of Got Ass?, models, live performance and contests, simulation racing, an ear-popping and mind-numbing 2-step competition, and stunt shows; and a show car competition and display of some of the best builds and car clubs from the Greater Toronto Area. Full story HERE.


USDrift Round 3 x Street Life Tour 2014: Xenia, OH

USDrift Round 3 x Street Life Tour Ohio Results; Troy Manners takes 2nd Event Victory of the Season! Text by Brian Eggert. Photos by Flim Flam Media USDrift revisited the state of Ohio for the first time since 2006 and partnered up with the Mid-West's biggest automotive lifestyle event, the Street Life Tour, for Round 3 of the 2014 USDrift PRO/AM Series September 19-20, 2014. Pennsylvania native, Troy Manners, in his 1JZ powered Nissan 240SX would reach the top spot on the podium for the second time this season. Kil-Kare Speedway located in Xenia, OH just outside of Dayton, has…

Tokyo Auto Salon 2010

Every year we put our daily lives on hold and hop on a plane for Tokyo Auto Salon (TAS). After 13 hours living it up in First Class, we arrive in Japan the following day after crossing the International Date Line. The first order of business when you step off the plane is to grab a DoCoMo cell phone in the airport, which will cost around $60 for the week. Then it’s time to hop on the train and head out to the hotel that booked us in a cramped 10’x10’ room. Since the twin beds were almost touching, our…

Formula Drift Round 6 2011: Las Vegas, NV

Formula D’s Vegas event is one of the most unique events on the circuit. Not only is it the only event which is still run on a skidpad (with entry speeds reaching triple digit mph), but the 110F degree daytime temperatures force the sanctioning body to stage the majority of the race at night. The event is dubbed as the “After Dark” showdown, and this year’s event would prove to run well past midnight before Rhys Millen piloted his Hyundai (like Sunday) Genesis to the win. Joining Millen on the podium was runner-up Darren McNamara and third place winner Matt…

CSCS Round 2 2012: Grand Bend, ON

Round 2 of Canadian Sport Compact Series saw the championship on Ontario's West Coast at Grand Bend Motorplex for the first time since the development of a brand new road circuit perfect for all the CSCS Championships. Despite the distance, thousands of fans showed up to see the action as competitors and sponsors made a weekend out of it by enjoying the beach and learning the new track layout in the days leading up to the event. Presenting sponsor Versace Parfums was out in full force giving out samples to spectators and taking care of road circuit competitors with their…