Hot Import Nights Minneapolis MN 2018 Acura NSX Patrick Parong

Hot Import Nights brought their global car show tour back to Minneapolis on July 28th at Canterbury Park in Shakopee for an indoor + outdoor aftermarket automotive festival! For one night only, spectators saw some of the hottest builds and models, and enjoyed the music of local DJs and artists from Minnesota and surrounding region. Stay tuned for more coverage.

For more event info, visit www.hotimportnights.com.

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