Formula Drift Round 2 2014: Road Atlanta - Braselton, GA

Formula DRIFT presented by GoPro entered Road Atlanta for Round 2: Road to the Championship. Vaughn Gittin in the Monster Energy / Nitto Ford Mustang takes the victory moving him into second place in the championship standings. Round 2: Road to the Championship marked the eleventh visit to Road Atlanta. The thousands of fans in attendance witnessed an action packed event weekend. “It’s wonderful to see the growth in attendance each year at Road Atlanta, where we held our first Formula DRIFT event eleven years ago,” says Jim Liaw, President of Formula DRIFT. “The fans of the South are so…

AutoCon 2013: Arcadia, CA

Text by Eric Lopez. Photography by Mario Cruz & Ari Cox)The 2013 AutoCon tour kicked off in Arcadia, California for its second straight appearance at the beautiful Santa Anita Park. For an event that started four years ago in an underground parking structure, AutoCon has grown to be one of the largest automotive shows in the Southern California scene. Improvements to layout and roll-in time starts made for a much smoother show than in previous years and in the maze of cars, the lack of space made it near impossible to shoot and admire every one.Vendors such as R1 Concepts,…

Auto Gallery Car Show 2012

. Ever been to the Louvre in Paris or the Smithsonian in Washington, DC? Imagine all the art pieces, along each wall and in your mind. Transform them into automobiles, and you will inevitably be placing yourself at Auto Gallery. With the artistic backdrop of Huntington Beach, the weather at a steady 75 - 80 degrees and partly cloudy, it was a portrait image for an intimate show. With the stage in the center along the horizon line, there were two aisles of cars to walk through and admire. Auto Gallery was an intimate show, with moderate quantity of cars…