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Formula D Finals
House of Drift
Irwindale, CA
Oct 17-18 2009

With an explosive ending to an exciting 2009 season, Formula D drivers, crew and fans could not help but be overshadowed with the tragic loss of Shaun Carlson. The legendary drag racer and m [ … ]

Project R32: Tackles Mosport Raceway


Written by Dave Pankew | Photos by Alan Shek (www.kensairacing.com)

Everyone has their limits. Most of us have a sense of self preservation and no other race track in Ontario evokes these feelings more than Mosport International Raceway. They j [ … ]

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HIN: TAMPA
Tropicana Field,
Tampa, FL
April 25 2009

 

For the southern states, fun and sun is pretty much an every day thing. When it came time for Hot Import Nights (HIN) to roll into South Florida, residents did not hesitate to come out in full for [ … ]
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Formula D: Round 2
Road Atlanta
Atlanta, GA
May 2009

The Formula Drift spectacle made a stop in the spot that started it all five long years ago. The brainchild of young entrepreneurs Ryan Sage and Jim Liaw, the Formula D series was born from humble be [ … ]

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Carlisle Performance & Style 2009
Carlisle, PA

With no signs of slowing down, the legendary Carlisle Performance & Style show stormed into central Pennsylvania like a hurricane. The legendary Carlisle event is still as wild as it legally gets [ … ]

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BOTI: ROUND 1
Speed World Dragway
Orlando, FL
April 19, 2009

The Battle of the Imports (BOTI) has weathered the storm and now enters its 20th year of operation in the sport compact drag racing scene! They haven’t just been involved in the scene, but ha [ … ]
Above the music, 8000rpm screams though a tuned Skunk2 Mega Power stainless steel exhaust on the S2000 echoed off the canyons for miles. The haunting sound was so intense, it prompted one RX-7 owner to say it’s the best exhaust note he’s ever heard and thanked us for the soundtrack on his in-car video.


Written by Dave Pankew | Photos by Darryl Cannon

Like most gear heads, you probably indulge in as many Top Gear episodes that you can handle. While everyone has a favorite episode involving the antics of the cast, my personal favorites are the [ … ]

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Makuhari Messe
Convention Center
January 9-11, 2009
Tokyo, Japan

 

Tokyo is a dizzying array of sights, sounds, and people. No matter how prepared you think you are, stepping out of the subway for the first time at Tokyo Station is overwhelming. [ … ]
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HIN: San Mateo
San Mateo, CA
April 4, 2009

 

With the launch of the latest Fast and Furious film overlapping the same weekend as this event, the buzz in the Bay area was huge, as Hot Import Nights proved to hit another home-run in San Mateo, CA.

 

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Redline Time Attack: Round 1
Buttonwillow Raceway
Buttonwillow, CA
March 28 - 29 2009


Redline Time Attack is back for an explosive 5th season and the action is definitely heating up. The first event is always a highly anticipated date with teams work [ … ]