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 [ … ]


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 [ … ]

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. [ … ]
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 [ … ]


Formula D Day
Universal Technical Institute
Rancho Cucamonga, CA
April 4, 2009

Ever wonder what makes your favorite drift car tick? Well the wait is over, as Universal Technical Institute (UTI), The Official Technical Institute of Formula Drift, kicke [ … ]


HIN: Anaheim
Angel Stadium
Anaheim, CA
March 15, 2009

Hot Import Nights (HIN) kicked off their 11th season at the Angel Stadium of Anaheim with a bang! The HIN crew pieced a solid line up of features for the public; such as Dromo-1 kart racing, [ … ]

Performance World
International Centre
Toronto, ON
March 13-15, 2009

The annual kickoff to the upcoming motorsports season rolled into town once again, marking the emerging hibernation for many cars and enthusiasts. Since I was a kid, the timing o [ … ]

Spring Break Nationals: Daytona Beach, FL 2009

Written by George Dimitriadis and Mark Pereira | Photos by John Jackson and George Dimitriadis

The famous SBN (Spring Break Nationals)Custom Car Show and Soundoff party kicks off the start of the car audio season, attracting enthusiasts from across [ … ]