With a big push to become the alternative for a nation Sport Compact Drag and show series, Import Face Off rolled into Kansas City. On May 2 hundreds of racers and showcars attended the Import Face Off event for some hot girls, cars and smoking 1320 action. The event did not disappoint, just look at the photos!

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Import Face Off Kansas City
www.importfaceoff.net

With a big push to become the alternative for a nation Sport Compact Drag and show series, Import Face Off rolled into Kansas City. On May 2 hundreds of race [ … ]

The first SpoCom Show in the Bay Area was a phenominal success.  We would like to thank all the contestants and congratulate all the winners that paticipated at the San Mateo Events Center.  Thank you Northern Cal for showing your support!

SpoCom: San Mateo
San Mateo County Event Center
San Mateo, CA
May 1st, 2010


Congratulations SpoCom Car Show Winners!

The first SpoCom Show in the Bay Area was a phenominal success.  We would like to thank all the contestants and
congratulate al [ … ]

Rising from the remains of last years D1 USA efforts, the Xtreme Drift Circuit (XDC) has become a legitimate contender in the US drifting scene. Not all drifters have corporate sponsors who bankroll $1million dollar drift car builds and the XDC plays host to some of the best talent out there rocking affordable equipment.

XDC: Round 2
Las Vegas Motorspeed Way
Las Vegas, NV
May 22, 2010

 

Rising from the remains of last years D1 USA efforts, the Xtreme Drift Circuit (XDC) has become a legitimate contender in the US drifting scene. Not all drifters have corporate spons [ … ]

From rare 507s and CSLs all the way on up to the 1,000whp high-tech rockets from the HorsepowerFreaks (HPF). For 2010, there were over 300 E46 3-series cars alone with 111 of them being M3s!

Bimmerfest 2010
Rose Bowl
Pasadena, CA
May 22 2010

 

When it comes to anything with a "roundel" attached to it, the annual Bimmerfest is the place to see it. With over 2,000 BMWs in attendance fans of the Bavarian automaker can get their fix. From r [ … ]

After noticing no other national Import events were going back to New England this race season, Import Face-Off continued to fill the void by scheduling New England Dragway in 2010.  The event was such a success, Joe Lombardo, New England Dragway manager, has already scheduled the 2nd  annual New England IFO for the same weekend in 2011 and most likely a second one in the fall.


Photos by Cliff Wallace

1st annual New England IMPORT FACE-OFF May 23rd, 2010 at New England Dragway in Epping, NH.

After noticing no other national Import events were going back to New England this race season, Import Face-Off continued to fill th [ … ]

It rained off and on all day at the track, forecast was 100% chance of rain, and it poured down over the entire state.  Even still, the 8th  annual Montgomery Import Face-Off was able to go on with a complete day of racing and close to 1000 in attendance. Josh from Usaci says, “Import Face-Off is the only show that can still draw 900+ people in the pouring rain."


Photos by Cliff Wallace

Eighth annual Montgomery IMPORT FACE-OFF May 16th, 2010 at Montgomery Motorsports Park in Montgomery, Alabama.

It rained off and on all day at the track, forecast was 100% chance of rain, and it poured down over the entire s [ … ]

The buzz was all about Brian Lock and the COBB Tuning Nissan GT-R from day one. Lock and COBB Tuning ended the day on top with a blistering fast 1:06.753 in practice.  Crowds gathered to get a chance to witness COBB Tuning make time attack history as the first ever Modified Class car to take an overall event win.

Redline Time Attack: Round 2
New Jersey Motorsports Park
Englishtown, NJ
April 10-11 2010

The sun has set on New Jersey Motorsports Park as the second event in the 2010 Redline Time Attack series wrapped up.  The action on and off the track w [ … ]

The drag racing action was hot with many build cause coming in to cause a ruckus. The racing was clean and fair resulting in some serious action for the fans to sink their teeth into.


Photos by Cliff Wallace

Import Face-Off | Firebird Raceway | Tucson, AZ

Despite the bad weather, the third annual NOS Energy Drink’s Tucson Import Face-Off had the highest attendance from previous years. All race classes were full a [ … ]

Louisiana was heating up as Import Face-Off took over the Belle Rose area. With a great show and shine and some fast paced, track race events, the crowd was pumped all day long with lots to keep them busy! Check out the pics covering all the hot action!


Photos by Cliff Wallace

Import Face-Off | Belle Rose, LA | February 28, 2010

Louisiana was heating up as Import Face-Off took over the Belle Rose area. With a great show and shine and some fast paced, track race events, the crowd was pump [ … ]

Import Face-Off 2010: Tucson, AZ


Photos by Bobby Wharton

Import Face-Off | Tucson, AZ | February 21, 2010

Despite the heavily clouded skies, there was a great turnout for the Tucson, AZ Import Face-Off. The rain drops spared us, and everyone was able to enjoy a great day [ … ]

Performance World 2010

Performance WorldInternational CentreToronto, ONMarch 12-14 2010 As the official kickoff to the season, Performance World brought more entertainment and action into a more compact an intimate format than ever before. With loads of custom cars on hand... everything from a Civic to a $500,000 hot rod, PW 2010 had all of the right elements to leave an impression on the fans.   FREE Trial Issue   Want to Read More? Click Below for Full Digital Issue!    …

Fitted Toronto 2013: Brampton, Ontario

On what has become an annual tradition, the staff at Stretch & Poke! launched another stellar event on May 25th. Text by David Soo. Photos by Randi Bentia As expected, this year’s fourth installment of Fitted drew double the attendance than the previous year. Over 750 cars converged onto the Brampton Fairgrounds in Caledon, Ontario to showcase with the best. New to 2013, the Fairgrounds served as a welcome upgrade to accommodate Fitted’s measurable growth in attendance. Automotive enthusiasts from surrounding areas gathered, including a noticeable inclusion of participants from Montreal and the American tri-state area. This was clear proof…

Scion Racing Previews 2013 Formula Drift Cars

Before the FD season, Scion Racing always holds a special invite-only event to show off the cars that will be competing that year. For 2013, a trio of cars will race under the Scion brand. Ken Gushi will return in his Greddy FR-S, Freddy Aasbo will be piloting the 2014 Scion tC, while Tony Angelo debuts a Scion FR-S powered by the 2AZ motor from his former tC. All three cars will be burning Hankook tires for the 2013 season. Be sure to check these cars out at a Formula D event near you in 2013!…

Import Face-Off 2011: Jacksonville, FL

Cesar Olin from Jacksonville, FL scored a miraculous win in the FWD class running a 9.751 @ 149.68 mph in his Purple Honda Civic over former points leader Michael Yonke from Dunedin, FL in his ‘94 Honda Civic who only ran 13.845 @ 74.37 mph due to mechanical problems. It was a miracle win for Cesar, not because of his quarter-mile times which are very competitive, but because he barely even made it to the track in the first place. An important reminder for anyone hauling a race car: USE TOW STRAPS, don’t rely on just the winch cable. Cesar’s…