2019 Driven Tour Champions: James Creasey & J.J. Dubec

2019 Driven Tour Champions: James Creasey & J.J. Dubec

Through the course of 2019, the Driven Show team held seven events in seven different cities as their 2019 show tour. Two new champions were crowned during the Driven Aftermarket Car Show 2019 Canadian National Tour. JJ Dubec from Vancouver took home the top prize for show accolades with his Liberty Walk NSX, and James Creasy from Calgary was awarded for his Ken Block Inspired Ford Focus. The seven city tour point series was based on two categories - overall accolades based on judging, and distance traveled to the Driven 2019 Tour stops. Let’s take a look at what earned these two the champion titles.

Driven Canada Presented by XPEL and Superspeed Wheel, plans on visiting 8 Cities in 2020:

  • Calgary May 1-2 U of C Olympic Oval
  • Toronto May 9 Toronto Congress Centre
  • Edmonton June 6 MacEwan Underground Parkade
  • Vancouver June 13 Hardrock Casino Multi-Level Parkade
  • Winnipeg July 11 Red River Ex Park
  • Halifax Aug 29 Halifax Exhibition Centre
  • Montreal Sep 12 Quartier DIX30 Covered Parkade
  • Saskatoon Sep 19 Prairieland Park

For more information on Driven, visit www.drivenshow.ca.


2019 DRIVEN TOUR CHAMPION: JAMES CREASEY

01 James Creasey 2017 Focus RS pasmag tuner battlegrounds driven champions

Inspired by the Gymkhana antics of the iconic Ken Block, James Creasey built his 2017 Ford Focus RS with that rally prowess and stunt-driving inspiration in mind. Throughout the duration of the Driven Show 2019 tour, Creasey amassed extra points for distance travelled to the shows, coming all the way from Vancouver. Through a combination of quality work to his car, as well as distance travelled, Creasey earned himself the title of Driven 2019 champion.

Photography by Logan King (@403media)


06 James Creasey 2017 Focus RS pasmag tuner battlegrounds driven champions

ESSENTIALS

Owner: James Creasey
Vehicle: 2017 Ford Focus RS
Location: Calgary, AB
Engine: Ford EcoBoost 2.3L Turbocharged I4
Horsepower: 356 whp

SOCIAL

Facebook: @awolwrx

PASMAG Tuner Battlegrounds Winner

Event: Driven
Location: Vancouver, BC
% of popular vote: 65%

ENGINE

  • ETS (Front-mount intercooler, intake, intercooler piping)
  • Turbosmart (wastegate actuator, recirculating valve)
  • Mishimoto coolant tank
  • Veossatech bell mouth induction snorkel
  • Tuned by Adam at Tune+
  • COBB Accessport
  • Engine covers hydro-dipped by fluid customs
  • DMGfab aluminium skid plate

EXHAUST

  • Custom straight-pipe exhaust

DRIVETRAIN

  • James Baron Racing short shifter

WHEELS / TIRES / BRAKES

  • Fifteen52 Turbomac wheels
  • Zestino Acrova tires
  • Brembo brakes
  • ISR Performance hydraulic handbrake

CHASSIS / SUSPENSION

  • Eibach Pro springs

EXTERIOR

  • Custom livery vinyl wrap
  • Maxton Designs (front splitter, side skirts, diffuser)
  • Rally Armor mud flaps
  • Carbon Motorsports UK hood vents
  • Fluid Customs hydro-dipped mirrors
  • HID headlights
  • LED (fog lights, light bar, pods)

INTERIOR

  • DND (Sekas comp racing seat, Monakos racing seat, Shift Tall anodized shift knob, quick-release, suede racing wheel)
  • NRG wheel hub
  • Planted seat brackets
  • Takata harnesses
  • Ford Nitrous Blue painted interior trim
  • Carbon fiber trunk floor

AUDIO / MOBILE ELECTRONICS

  • JL Audio (1000 W amplifier, 12-inch subwoofers (2))

SPONSORS

  • Raptor Racing
  • DND Performance Interior
  • Zomongo
  • Zestino Tires
  • Fluid Customs
  • Rebel Devil Customs
PHOTO GALLERY

11 James Creasey 2017 Focus RS pasmag tuner battlegrounds driven champions

02 James Creasey 2017 Focus RS pasmag tuner battlegrounds driven champions

03 James Creasey 2017 Focus RS pasmag tuner battlegrounds driven champions

04 James Creasey 2017 Focus RS pasmag tuner battlegrounds driven champions

05 James Creasey 2017 Focus RS pasmag tuner battlegrounds driven champions

07 James Creasey 2017 Focus RS pasmag tuner battlegrounds driven champions

08 James Creasey 2017 Focus RS pasmag tuner battlegrounds driven champions

09 James Creasey 2017 Focus RS pasmag tuner battlegrounds driven champions

10 James Creasey 2017 Focus RS pasmag tuner battlegrounds driven champions


2019 DRIVEN TOUR CHAMPION: J.J. DUBEC

00a JJ Dubec 2019 Acura NSX PASMAG

By now most of our audience is familiar with JJ Dubec and the F7LTHY team. Throughout the duration of the 2019 Driven Show tour, the F7LTHY team was well represented by Dubec and company, with numerous cars donning their banner at each event. Of course, with such a repertoire for quality builds, Dubec’s NSX, which we have featured previously, was the magnum opus of the F7LTHY name.

Photography by Christopher Thibert (@pacific_rides)

02 JJ Dubec 2019 Acura NSX PASMAG


ESSENTIALS

Owner: J.J. Dubec
Vehicle: 2017 Acura NSX
Location: Vancouver, BC
Engine: Honda JNC1 3.5L Twin-Turbocharged V6 w/ dual front electric motors + single rear electric motor
Horsepower: 573 whp
Torque: 476 lb-ft
Club: F7LTHY

SOCIAL

Facebook: J.J. Dubec
Instagram: @doczilla12
Twitter: @DrJJDubecMD

ENGINE

  • TunerWERKS ECU module
  • Tuned by ECU Werks and RacingGreed

EXHAUST

  • Armytrix titanium valvetronic exhaust

WHEELS / TIRES / BRAKES

  • Tecnocraft Forged custom 3-piece wheels - 20x10 -10 (f), 20x13 -55 (r)
  • Nitto NT555 tires - 245/30/20 (f)
  • Nitto NT555 G2 tires - 305/30/20 (r)

CHASSIS / SUSPENSION

  • Stance USA Nova dampers
  • ZeroDivision/SerialNine x Trick Factory Customs air suspension system
  • Air Lift Performance 3H air suspension management system

EXTERIOR

  • Liberty Walk LB Works widebody aero kit
  • Carbon fiber swan neck spoiler
  • Custom Trick Factory Customs/Headlights NW (headlights, tail lights)
  • BASF Glasurit “DocZilla Surgical Steel” matte metallic paint

INTERIOR

  • Custom alcantara headliner
  • Red leather and carbon fiber interior
  • Color-matched audio accents
  • Fiora smartphone inductive charger mount

AUDIO / MOBILE ELECTRONICS

  • Mosconi (AMAS-2 Bluetooth streaming interface module, 8to12PRO DSP, RC mini controller)
  • Morel (Elate Ti-602 6.5-inch component speakers, Ultimo Ti SC104 10-inch subwoofer, MPS 5.950 5-channel amplifier)
  • Metra (Shuriken batteries (2), T-Spec dual battery isolating relay, T-Spec circuit breakers, T-Spec wiring, V12 power/ground wire, speaker wire, RCAs)
  • Custom (CNC-cut battery mount, sealed enclosure)

SPONSORS

  • Morel
  • Mosconi
  • Metra Electronics
  • Fiora

PHOTO GALLERY

13 JJ Dubec 2019 Acura NSX PASMAG

17 JJ Dubec 2019 Acura NSX PASMAG

20 JJ Dubec 2019 Acura NSX PASMAG

22 JJ Dubec 2019 Acura NSX PASMAG

23 JJ Dubec 2019 Acura NSX PASMAG

27 JJ Dubec 2019 Acura NSX PASMAG

28 JJ Dubec 2019 Acura NSX PASMAG

31 JJ Dubec 2019 Acura NSX PASMAG

32 JJ Dubec 2019 Acura NSX PASMAG

03 JJ Dubec 2019 Acura NSX PASMAG

05 JJ Dubec 2019 Acura NSX PASMAG

07 JJ Dubec 2019 Acura NSX PASMAG

11 JJ Dubec 2019 Acura NSX PASMAG

Related Articles

Eurokracy: Montreal, QC 2020 Eurokracy: Montreal, QC 2020
After postponing the event a few months, Eurokracy’s annual European Automotive Karnival took place at the ICAR Experience in Mirabel, Quebec, Canada...
Elite Tuner: Atco, NJ 2020 Elite Tuner: Atco, NJ 2020
It was great to see Elite Tuner's third event of 2020 continue as planned and hosted at the Atco Dragway in New Jersey - which was like a homecoming...
Hot Import Nights: Colorado Springs 2020 Hot Import Nights: Colorado Springs 2020
Hot Import Nights (HIN) made its way to the Colorado Springs Event Center on September 19th, and featured top show vehicles and teams, the hottest HIN...
V-Dub Derby: Louisville, KY V-Dub Derby: Louisville, KY
The Classic VW Club of Louisville hosted their annual V-Dub Derby on September 12, 2020 at the St. Joseph Children’s Home in Louisville, Kentucky. All...
MECA SQL World Champion: Tim Smith MECA SQL World Champion: Tim Smith
Most people consider customizing as the equalizer built into their radio. For the hardcore, it goes well beyond that. If you are in the competition...
Rides 4 Pets: Monroe, NC Rides 4 Pets: Monroe, NC
All vehicle makes and models were welcome for the Rides 4 Pets Car Show and Fundraiser at Harris Teeter in Monroe, North Carolina on August 22nd, 2020...