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JTuned.com held a meet at Super Autobacs in sunny Southern California to celebrate the second coming of their site. Over 1000 cars flooded the area surrounding Super Autobacs over the course of the day proving that the scene in California was alive a [ … ]

Fresh off a successful drifting season in 2009, the crew from D1GP USA have formed a fresh new series called XDC. The Xtreme Drift Challenge: Round 1 was witness to some hot drifting action and hosted the Remix car show featuring stunning show cars. The action is intense and the fans came by the thousands meaning, there is some new competition on the drift scene for your entertainment.

XDC: Round 1
House of Drift
Irwindale, CA
March 21-22 2009


Fresh off a successful drifting season in 2009, the crew from D1GP USA have formed a fresh new series called XDC. The Xtreme Drift Challenge: Round 1 was witness to some hot drifting action and [ … ]

With loads of custom cars on hand... everything from a Civic to a $500,000 hot rod, PW 2010 had all of the right elements to leave an impression on the fans.

Performance World
International Centre
Toronto, ON
March 12-14 2010

As the official kickoff to the season, Performance World brought more entertainment and action into a more compact an intimate format than ever before. With loads of custom cars on h [ … ]

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 [ … ]

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The East Coast Import Show Off Extravaganza by the Paragon Group heated up the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center. This “show within a show” was part of The New England International Auto Show, giving auto show attendees the opportunity to view [ … ]
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 [ … ]

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The weekend of October 2, 2009 marked the 12th Annual dB Drag Racing World Finals. This weekend also marked a milestone for me; my 10th World Finals attendance. The first three were as a World Finals finalist with my team and the latter seven have be [ … ]