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 [ … ]

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…

Street Driven Tour 2016: Atlanta

Proving once again that the Atlanta area is host to some of pop-automotive culture’s most dedicated fans and participants, Street Driven Tour and Southrnfresh were greeted by record crowds at Atlanta Motor Speedway in their second joint effort in as many years, bringing a full day of drifting and related festivities in their wake. Each of Street Driven Tour’s four national rounds combines a full day of open-to-all, bash-style drifting with professional drift ride-alongs, a show-n-shine (coordinated in Atlanta by Southrnfresh), vendor alley, signature Drift Mini Games, a burnout contest, attractions for the kids and family, and more. After successful…

Import Face-Off 2013: Noble, OK

Photos by Cliff Wallace for Import Face-Off NOBLE, OKLAHOMA IMPORT FACE-OFF RESULTS | APRIL 14TH, 2013 CAR SHOW WINNERSBest Civic 2nd - Dinh, DylanBest Civic 1st - Ramella, RickyBest Other Honda - Alfardan, Ahmad - S2000Best Acura 2nd - Campos, Omar - ITRBest Acura 1st - Hancock, Jeremy - NSXBest Mitsubishi - Nunez, Frank - 3000GTBest Nissan- Hildebrant, Michael - 350ZBest Toyota - House, Colby - SupraBest Scion 2nd - Cline, Dusty - xBBest Scion 1st - Gilbert - Chaz - xBBest Mazda - Ortega, Enrique - RX8Best Subaru - Dimas, Tony - WRXBest Korean - Yarholar, Brittany - Genesis…

iLDS Winterfest 2016: Tampa, FL

I love Driving Slow (iLDS) presented Winterfest at the Florida State Fairgrounds in the beautiful city of Tampa on December 10, 2016. This year’s Winterfest was sponsored by Status Racing and Motorsports by Reeves. The event featured an indoor and outdoor space which allowed for their Top 100 cars (Fresh100) and all-styles dance battle to showcase indoors and the show cars and vendors to showcase outdoors. This year celebrated the 6th annual Winterfest and iLDS complemented that with custom 6-speed shifter trophies. All of the trophies included shift knobs that were removable and could be used in the winner’s car.…