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

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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 [ … ]

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 [ … ]

Bass Race 140-149.9 co_opt
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 [ … ]

Tulsa Convention Center
Tulsa, OK
October 3, 2009

The United States Autosound Competition International (USACi) Finals event invaded Tulsa, OK with some of the loudest cars on earth. Dedicated USACi car audio competitors came together from far and wi [ … ]

Tennessee State Fairgrounds
Nashville, TN
Oct 3-4, 2009

MECA, the Mobile Electronics Competition Association club for car audio enthusiasts capped off the 2009 season at the Tennessee State Fairgrounds in Nashville during the World Finals Soundfest. [ … ]

Auto Club Speedway
Fontana, CA
Nov 14 - 15, 2009

Round #8, the series finale of the 2009 Redline Time Attack Series was held at the famed Auto Club Speedway on the high speed ROVAL configuration. This configuration features two very different parts. [ … ]

Finals GT

Almost as soon as the start lights flickered off to begin the 2009 World Challenge GT Finale, the yellow flags came out and the pace car was deployed, so that workers could remove Dino Crescentini’s No. 4 StopTech/GMG Porsche 911 GT3 fro [ … ]


Formula D: Round 4
Vegas Speedway

Las Vegas, NV
July 10-11

Perfect weather, custom built track in a city that is full of sinful pleasures how could an event not go off perfect in Las Vegas? It is for that reason Formula D has embraced the visit to the [ … ]