Importfest 2009 | Metro Convention Centre. Toronto, ON | September 12, 2009

Importfest has been around for an impressive nine years now despite every curveball the world throws at them. They have outlasted competition like Darknights, survived rec [ … ]


Nisei Week Showoff
Little Tokyo
Los Angeles, CA
Aug 15, 2009

One of the top shows for import car guys who consider themselves hardcore is the Nisei Week Showoff. Why? Well that’s because the show is a tight knit group of JDM enthusiasts who push the e [ … ]


Yet another SEMA is behind us as we once again find ourselves left sorting through the annual aftermath of photos, new products and press conferences etched into memory. There was speculation that attendance would take a hit this year, but that could [ … ]


Redline Time Attack: Round 7
Mountain Raceway
, NV
Sept 29, 2009

It's hard to believe that we are already bringing the 2009 Redline Time Attack season to a close. Round #7 was held at Spring Mountain Motorsports Park in Pahrump, NV, about [ … ]

Tuner Evolution 2009: York, PA

Photos by KC Image

While there are many big ticket national and one-off shows in the country, there are also ones that continue to climb the ranks of popularity. It isn’t easy to put on a show these days by attracting sponsors and fans, so o [ … ]


Speed World Challenge
Road America

Elkhart Lake
, WI
Aug 15-16 2009

GT Class

After eight rounds of SCCA Pro Racing SPEED World Challenge GT competitions, Tony Rivera, of Missouri City, TX, became the first repeat winner of the 2009 season. Rivera took [ … ]


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 (

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 [ … ]


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 [ … ]

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 [ … ]