Frys Loud and Proud March 2017 MECA PAS 40

The Fry’s Loud and Proud event was held at Fry’s Electronics in Las Vegas, NV on March 18th. Fry’s became a MECA Retail Member this year "in a BIG way, with 34 stores in 9 states,” as stated by Commissioner, Steve Stern, in [ … ]

KMS Drift 2017 Rd1 PAS 71

After the drivers dialed-in their new mods and goodies from the Santa's visit in December, and the rust and jitters knocked-off on Saturday's practice runs, the 40+ drivers and 250+ attendees were ready for the 2017 KMS Drift season opener at Rocki [ … ]

Elite Showdown 2017 Las Vegas PASMAG 93

When a beast from the east sets foot in a city that never sleeps, something epic is going to happen. In this case, Ranger Ramirez and Duy Nguyen of Elite Tuner teamed up with Giovanny Ayala of Team Elevate and Elite Throttle Motorsports to organize [ … ]

Freezefest 2017 MECA PAS 01

The 17th Annual Freezefest Is The Biggest In History!

MECA competitors from 8 states enjoyed a huge event at the Lebanon Fairgrounds on Sunday, February 12, 2017. 111 vehicles competed in SQL, SPL and Show & Shine contests.

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SQOLOGY MECA Clarksville TN 2017 PAS 02

In November of 2016, SQOLOGY expanded its vision of car audio meets to reach a broader audience and set out to hold at least a dozen car audio meets in 2017, the first of which was successfully held this past weekend in Clarksville, TN at Audio Spe [ … ]

Gulf Coast Motor Fest 2017 PAS Alec Paris 61

FAST Events (Florida Automotive Society & Track Events) hosted Gulf Coast Motor Fest, a premier automotive showcase of cars, trucks and motorcycles, at JetBlue Park in Fort Myers, FL on January 29th and brought together hundreds of vehicles fro [ … ]

Community of Speed 2017 Texas PAS10

The local tuner car scene organized the Community of Speed automotive show at Dunkin' Donuts in Corpus Christi, TX on December 12 to benefit Timon's Ministries, a non-profit group, with charitable contributions from event participants of toys, clot [ … ]

KMS Drift Finals 2016 Rockingham JPPhotography PAS 2

KMS Drift Season 6 is in the books, the winners have their prizes, and the 2017 starts soon.

Thank you to all that came out and enjoyed the KMS Drift Finals despite the cold weather (high of 48 degrees). Over 200 fans still came out to support the [ … ]

HIN 2017 Houston TX HoustonIS Photography PAS 1 Ducky

Gillman Subaru’s Hot Import Nights presented by Valvoline returned to Houston, Texas, with a sold-out event of 14,024 in attendance at NRG Center on Saturday, December 10th. The final car competition of HIN’s 2016 year featured 306 vehi [ … ]

West Coast dB Drag Finals 2016 PAS Low Notes Garage 1

The highlight of the 2016 competition season has finally come to an end with the North American Championship wrapping up. This event takes place in three separate locations with the main event located in Louisville, Kentucky and satellite locations [ … ]

Fitted Toronto 2013: Brampton, Ontario

On what has become an annual tradition, the staff at Stretch & Poke! launched another stellar event on May 25th. Text by David Soo. Photos by Randi Bentia As expected, this year’s fourth installment of Fitted drew double the attendance than the previous year. Over 750 cars converged onto the Brampton Fairgrounds in Caledon, Ontario to showcase with the best. New to 2013, the Fairgrounds served as a welcome upgrade to accommodate Fitted’s measurable growth in attendance. Automotive enthusiasts from surrounding areas gathered, including a noticeable inclusion of participants from Montreal and the American tri-state area. This was clear proof…

NWMOTIV: Forum Fest 2011

It was a weird week leading up to the 2nd Annual Forum Fest presented by NOS Energy Drinks. The weather was different every day, some wet and cloudy, some sunny and mild but no one could have guessed what the weather was going to do for Saturday the 25th of June. The weather finally turned for the best early the morning of the event and eventually brought out sunny skies and mild temps. NWMotiv, tasked with producing the event ran in conjunction with Pacific Raceways; is a car show, drag race and drift exhibition rolled into one massive event. In…

Import Face-Off 2013: Tucson, AZ

Photos by Cliff Wallace Import Face-Off was hosted in Tucson, AZ on October 20, 2013. FWD presented by SPEC clutches and Flywheels Winner Javier Loarca Civic Downey, CA 9.425@160.84 R/U Jarom Schmidt Civic Ogden, UT 9.949@146.97 Outlaw presented by TheFoat.com Winner Matt McDonald Civic Tucson, AZ 14.097@91.17 R/U Jose Feliciano RX3 El Mirage, CA Forced Induction Pro presented by Motovicity Distribution Winner Navid Pajoufor Civic Palm Springs, CA 8.492@183.24 R/U Joe Sawyer Integra Phoenix. AZ 8.415@182.28 Forced Inductions Sport presented by Deatsch Werks Winner Kevin Schumacher Eclipse Tucson, AZ 10.226@134.73 R/U Raul Gonzalez Civic Chandler, AZ 12.015@135.80 All Motor Sport…

Tokyo Auto Salon 2013

January 11-13, 2013 Chiba, Japan Makuhari Messe International Exhibition Hall 280,000 people, 800 cars, four days, 12 hours of sleep, one M6 convertible, 73 cans of Red Bull, and 3,000 shots later, the curtain, mercifully, fell on the 2013 Tokyo Auto Salon. As with any Tokyo Auto Salon, it’s sensory overload from the minute you get in to the minute you leave. This year we had a ton of spectacles to witness inside and outside the Makuhari Messe in Chiba and an indication of how much bigger 2013 was, was in the opening of the North hall, which has remained…