Odi Bakchis Nissan 240sx PASMAG FealArkNissanS13 lead

Formula Drift’s roster is filled with drivers from diverse, global backgrounds, and Aurimas “Odi” Bakchis is no exception. Originally from Lithuania, he immigrated to the United States at the age of eight, bringing [ … ]

Anthony De Guzman 1993 Toyota Supra 2014 Tuner Battlegrounds Champion lead FINAL

No matter what the sport or competition, being the champ isn’t easy. It takes determination, focus and oh so much work. Anthony De Guzman, our 2014 Tuner Battlegrounds Champion, is no stranger to any of those words. H [ … ]

Stay Minty Kendall White 2013 Scion FRS PASMAG lead

Played out. It’s a phrase we use to describe something that’s overused to the point that some may find the fact that it exists an annoyance. For example: Minions, widebodied cars, Frozen, stock GT-Rs at car meet [ … ]

Trenton Ulicny 2007 Toyota Tacoma PASMAG Lead

It’s fair to say that we all grew up with Hotwheels and RC cars. They were our cars before we had cars. You could own a custom-painted Lamborghini or a VW Bus with surfboards sticking out the back. Some of them were even big enough to ca [ … ]

Garage G Force Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IX PASMAG lead final

In the world of Japanese-based, Evolution Lancer tuners (specifically dealing with the legendary 4G63 engine), G-Force stands head and shoulders above all others. The company president, Naohisa Tazawa, has been dealing with the [ … ]

Takeros Autech 1998 Nissan Stagea 260RS PASMAG lead

It takes guts to cut into a unicorn, but Kouichi Shimada is not a man lacking in determination. He worked two jobs while still at university to afford his dream car, a Nissan Stagea Autech 260RS, and since purchasing it new in 1998, [ … ]

Car Shop Glow Mazda FD3S RX7 PASMAG lead

A race car for the road.” How many times have you heard that tagline used in advertising? And how many times has it actually been true? Well, Yukimitsu Hara isn’t the kind of guy who does things by halves, so wh [ … ]

RE Amemiya Hurricane 1998 Mazda RX7 FD3S lead

Ever heard the story of the drift car that became a show car that became a time attack car? Well, as unusual a series of steps as that may sound, that’s exactly what happened to the RE Amemiya Hurricane. Bac [ … ]

Double Trouble 1989 VW Corrado Magnum PASMAG Lead

In automotive circles, the rarer the model is, the better. But one-of-a-kinds (or in this case, two one-of-a-kinds)? Those are the Holy Grail – the ultimate. If you’re scratching your head at the images before you, you’re not alon [ … ]

PASMAG Tuning Essentials Trucks 2 Orion Jeep Wrangler Lead

When you build an audio-focused vehicle for show, you better have two things: the sound and the look. These two things are essential to pulling people in. Someone could hear your setup from across the venue and come ru [ … ]

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