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19.08.2017 Hot Import Nights: Portland Oregon Convention Center Portland, OR Show & Shine

Import Face-Off 2010: Baton Rouge, LA

Johnny Williams pulled the upset win in the FWD class after number qualifier and 2010 points leader, Aaron Lopez (San Antonio, TX) timed out in the first round of eliminations. Aaron was looking to take the easy win, but he did not realize the timing clock started as soon as his opponent’s second staging bulb flickers. The second bulb never stayed completely lite, only flickered, due to an extremely shallow stage. Before the second bulb, both racers sat on one light playing a “staging duel” for about 15 seconds. This just goes to show there is more to drag racing…

Scion Unveils to FR-S Concept Sports Coup

On November 30th, Scion revealed the FR-S to a jam packed Milk Studios in Los Angeles. According to the Scion website, the new FR-S is designed “with a front-mounted flat boxer engine, the rear-wheel drive FR-S has motorsport running in its veins.” "Scion is always experimenting with new things," said Jack Hollis, Scion vice president. "The brand is iconic with the xB, adrenalized by the tC, and groundbreaking with the iQ. The FR-S will expand the brand into yet another new dimension that I know it is truly destined for." The FR-S Concept sports coupe’s main focus is balance and…

Import Face-Off 2011: Crofton, MD

Photos by Cliff Wallace In the FWD class, Chris “The Magician” Miller struggled to even qualify as he was forced to back out during the first round due to a leak in the burnout box. For his second, nail-biting attempt, Chris almost hit the wall as his Orange-camo Civic jerked hard left and crossed the center line, which made that pass ineligible as a qualifier. Before his third and final attempt at qualifying, Chris was expected to only peddle across the line to take the low risk number 8 qualifying position. Instead of taking an easy pass, The Magician went…

CES 2014: Las Vegas, NV

It has been roughly four years since I have attended CES and, due to the Polar Vortex storm that hit the Midwest, I decided to drive out to the show with my father so I wouldn’t risk missing a flight due to the weather. After a four-day trek and some quality time with my Dad I finally got my first glimpse of Las Vegas. As I checked into my room at the Excalibur, the casino seemed empty compared to what I had remembered from previous CES shows. I found out later that over 60,000 attendees had been delayed due to…