Fresh off a successful drifting season in 2009, the crew from D1GP USA have formed a fresh new series called XDC. The Xtreme Drift Challenge: Round 1 was witness to some hot drifting action and hosted the Remix car show featuring stunning show cars. The action is intense and the fans came by the thousands meaning, there is some new competition on the drift scene for your entertainment.

XDC: Round 1
House of Drift
Irwindale, CA
March 21-22 2009


Fresh off a successful drifting season in 2009, the crew from D1GP USA have formed a fresh new series called XDC. The Xtreme Drift Challenge: Round 1 was witness to some hot drifting action and [ … ]

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.

Performance World
International Centre
Toronto, ON
March 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 h [ … ]

Spring Break Nationals 2010: Daytona Beach, FL

Once again thousands or show cars, audio builds and models descended on Daytona beach for the Spring Break Nationals to enjoy some fun and sun. When it comes to a great party SBN, it truly the official kick-off to the season and show-goes were trea [ … ]

As the line of competitors grew in size much sooner than expected, IFO organizer’s opened the gates early to ensure every enthusiast got in and registered in time for the show. Competing car clubs included Team 16 Niss, Import All Stars, Team Ikon, Team Sunworks, Team 5 Star, Team Epik, GM Tuners of Houston and Team Next Stage.

Written by Mark Pereira Photos by Mark Ventulan and Matt Lindsey

Import Face-Off Houston Raceway Park Houston, TX 

As if things weren’t already big enough in Texas, this special Houston event marked the 100th Import Face-Off (IFO) [ … ]

Import Face Off treated fans to a full day of impressive action, as this drag race / car show series continues to fill the void left by other tuner lifestyle events and is rapidly spreading in popularity among enthusiasts. For full results, scheduled events and more visit www.importfaceoff.net.

Written by Mark Pereira Photos by Mark Ventulan and Matt Lindsey

Import Face-Off Gainesville Raceway Gainesville, FL

Import Face Off sure proved the Florida import scene is still hotter than the middle of summer, as they packed a full-h [ … ]

It goes without saying that you can predict many of the top builds for Tokyo Auto Salon. Back in the day, VeilSide used to take the title for the most outrageous builds, but these days it is shared amongst players like: HKS, RE Amemiya and aftermarket retail giant Super AutoBACs.

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 y [ … ]

Taking place in Las Vegas, NV means CES is the perfect excuse for catching up with old friends and rubbing elbows with some new ones, both at the show and after hours.

As one of the world’s largest consumer technology tradeshows, the annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is the place where audiophiles, gadget junkies and gaming addicts all unite. With over 3-million square feet of products, technology and pr [ … ]

Tuner Galleria 2015: Chicago, IL

The Tuner Galleria car show, co-located with Autorama World of Wheels, at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in (Rosemont) Chicago, IL is the unsung automotive aftermarket show season opener in the mid west. On March 14, Tuner Galleria's 2015 installment presented by CCW Wheels showcased an amazing display of Euro, Import, JDM and high performance domestic vehicles under one roof. Each year, the staff of Tuner Galleria, led by Jim Pan, help to debut many car builds and expose a few different trends of what's to come for the year. Here's a photo gallery that represents Tuner Galleria. For…

Import Expo 2011

It has been nearly a decade since the legendary Markham Fairgrounds hosted an automotive show, let alone a tuner-specific one. The last of the great shows during the old generation series was that of DarkNights, until the Second Glance Media crew brought out Import Expo 2011. With a mountain of expectation to live up to, the show’s itinerary included everything from JDM-flavoured vehicles and track cars, wet t-shirt contests and B-Boy shows, motorcycle stunt teams, a BMX stunt event and had something for every enthusiast. Over 350-strong came out to showcase their rolling works of art in a variety of…

Import Face-Off 2013: Bella Rose, LA

Photos by Cliff Wallace for Import Face-Off RESULTS FROM BELLE ROSE, LOUISIANA IMPORT FACE-OFF MARCH 10TH AT NO PROBLEM RACEWAY Best Civic 2nd - Wallace, MichaelBest Civic 1st - Davis, BJBest Other Honda - Qasem, Rami - S2000Best Acura 2nd - Nguyen, Temmie - IntegraBest Acura 1st - Grant, Joey - IntegraBest Mitsubishi - McCollin, MichaelBest Nissan 2nd - Lancaster, James - 370ZBest Nissan 1st - Shaw - 370ZBest Toyota - Jerez, Orlando - SupraBest Scion 2nd - Gamez, Marlon - FRSBest Scion 1st - Le, David - tCBest Subaru - Trahan, LowellBest Lexus - Bui, Tony - SC300Best Other…