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,…

Rockford Fosgate Named Official Audio Sponsor of The Rockstar Energy Uproar Festival 2013

Rockford Fosgate Offers Exclusive Promotions for U.S. Tour Dates; Rockford Fosgate’s mini SoundLab will Also be Present at Select Venues During the FestivalRockford Fosgate, the industry leader in high-performance car audio systems, is proud to announce it is the official audio sponsor of the Rockstar Energy UPROAR Festival 2013. Rockford Fosgate will participate in a number of concert promotions throughout select tour dates for chances to win tickets, prizes, and more. The Rockstar Energy UPROAR Festival begins August 9 in Scranton, Penn., and ends Sept. 15 in Chula Vista, Calif. It includes a stellar lineup of multiplatinum superstars and breaking…

Import Face-Off 2012: Belle Rose, LA

Text and Photos by Cliff Wallace - www.importfaceoff.net Final round results from the NOS Energy Drink's IMPORT FACE-OFF held at Royal Purple Raceway in Belle Rose, Louisiana on Sunday, March 11, 2012. FWD – Nate Gilbert, Broussard, LA, '92 Civic, 11.042 @ 131.06 def. Thien Tran, Avondale, LA, '00 Civic, 11.048 @ 126.23 FORCED INDUCTION PRO – Johnny Williams, New Orleans, LA, '03 EVO, 11.246 @ 122.43 ALL MOTOR PRO – Chase Aguillard, Lake Charles, LA, '93 Civic, 13.494 @ 103.17 def. 767, 15.946 @ 80.24 FORCED INDUCTION SPORT – Brad Grodi def. David Geiger ALL MOTOR SPORT – 399,…

RPM Show: Burnaby, BC

The Mobile Electronics Competition Association, known as MECA has now hit Western Canada! On July 23, 2017, MECA Event coordinator Steve McIntyre and MECA sound quality judge Bill Pleasant traveled to RPM Electronics in Burnaby, B.C. to put on the first MECA sound quality and Show & Shine event in British Columbia. Representatives from RPM Electronics have been traveling and competing in events in Washington State for the last few years, always placing very well in the Sound Quality competitions. In the Spring of 2017, MECA event coordinator Steve McIntyre was approached about scheduling an event in B.C. “When Edwin…