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 [ … ]

IASCA Japan Hosts Sound Quality Training Seminar

Daytona Beach, Florida - IASCA Director of Operations Moe Sabourin was in Japan from July 19th to the 26th conducting a Judge's Training Seminar for Sound Quality. The training was held in Mishima City at the Mishima Convention Center, with more than 30 attending to become IASCA Certified Judges. "The Japanese culture for car audio is all about making the installations look great and the cars sounding amazing" said Moe Sabourin "Their dedication to detail and the pursuit of top notch sound quality in their vehicles is astounding; they research every detail and apply it, and it showed in the…

Import Expo 2010

Import Expo | Mosport International Raceway | Bowmanville, ON | July 11, 2010 With the exception of the AMA Superbikes that were running on the main track at Mosport this past Sunday no other representation of the Honda nameplate was larger than what was present at Import Expo – I Love Honda! The weather was clear and hot and the lines to get into the gates were long, in fact another line had to be created as racers and spectators were backed up to the highway! By the time the event got underway at noon officially the time attack track…

Import Face-Off 2012: Tucsan, AZ

Text and Photos by Cliff Wallace - www.importfaceoff.net 4th annual Tucson, AZ IMPORT FACE-OFF: January 29th, 2012. *Another Import Face-Off event with a spike in attendance growth (50% larger than the 3 previous years). Look to see 2 AZ IFO events in 2013. Anthony Di Nallo – Civic Hatch - (Hollywood, CA) wins the FWD class running a 9.22 @ 164.91 mph against Aaron Teague – Honda Civic - (Phoenix, AZ) who ran a 9.62 @ 146.38 mph. Jake Blackman – Red Honda Civic / carbon fiber fenders - (Tempe, AZ) wins the Forced Induction Pro class. His opponent Joe…

Import Face-Off 2012: Montgomery, AL

Photos by Cliff Wallace Results from IMPORT FACE-OFF at Montgomery Motorsports Park on November 4th, 2012. Best Civic 2nd - Escobar, Napolean Best Civic 1st - Osborne, Tim Best Other Honda 1st - Martin, Craig - S2000 Best Acura 2nd - Alvares, Kevin - Integra Best Acura 1st - Thacker, Erica Best Mitsubishi - Briggs, John Best Nissan - Keniston, Omar Best Z 2nd - Adwell, Buddy Best Z 1st - Rana, Russ Best G35 - Reed, Mike Best Toyota - Escobar, Napolean Best Scion 2nd - Bradley, Brian Best Scion 1st - Collins, Patrick Best Mazda - Helton, Korben…