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Tuner Evolution returned to the Chicago area on October 7th at the Schaumburg Convention Center in Schaumburg, IL. Their 2nd annual event stop in Chicago featured an automotive lifestyle event that showcased the region's hottest customized vehicles in a competition for top honors. www.tuner-evolution.com

Import Face-Off 2011: Kansas City, MO

Photos by Cliff Wallace - www.importfaceoff.net Even after a long night of partying, getting kicked out of their hotel by the cops, then sleeping in their truck and race car, the PFC (Pink F’ing Cage) crew with driver Max “Payne” Besserer (Golden, Colorado) still managed to pull off the FWD class win running a 9.4 second and 161 mph best. “Now we might have to sleep in the race car the night before every race”, says superstitious PFC crew member, Morgan Orchard. Roger Martinez (Shawnee, KS) in his black Mazda RX7 won the Forced Induction Pro class running a blistering…

Hot Import Nights 2016: Honolulu, HI

It got quite heated in Honolulu, Hawaii on Saturday, April, 23, 2016 as the city played host once again to Hot Import Nights. One of the nation’s largest indoor/outdoor car, music and pop-culture festivals, there were also models and vendors aplenty. Competitions were being held as well, including our very own Tuner Battlegrounds #TBGLIVE award category competition. Photographer Taylor Vollrath was at the event for more coverage. Contributor: Taylor Vollrath…

SEMA 2010: Gran Turismo 5 Awards Bash

For those attending SEMA, the GT5 hype is real. The game in all its glory was available to play on full simulator rigs on the show floor and after hours. Once again, Gran Turismo creator Kazunori Yamauchi stolled the SEMA Show floor to inpect each and every vehicle that will be slected to model in the game itself. Held at the joint night club, winners and fans alike partied like rock stars with open bar and live music to jam-out to.…