Street Driven X HyperFest 2016: Alton, VA

Back for its second year, the Street Driven Tour, in collaboration with U.S. Drift and HyperFest (the latter celebrating its 15th annual event) returned to Virginia International Raceway (VIR) to usher in the 2016 season with three days of bash-style drifting, NASA-sanctioned road racing and Rally Sport competition, car show, vendor support, live music and entertainment, Drift Mini Games, and lots more. NASA-sanctioned road racing and time trials occurred all weekend on VIR’s 3.27-mile, 18-turn Full Course. Filling one of the run groups were a diverse field of 38 entrants of the 2016 Tire Rack® Ultimate Track Car Challenge (UTCC)—a…

APR Motorsport 1 - 2 at Watkins Glen

“Success is where preparation and opportunity meet.” - Bobby Unser Watkins Glen NY: The race was set to begin with APR Motorsport’s cars in completely unfamiliar territory, the rear of the field.  The Championship Leading car #171 VW DriverGear GTI MK6 suffered an engine related failure shortly before qualifying and was unable to post a time while the #161 Perfect Pedal VW GTI MK5 and the #181 VW DriverGear GTI MK6 both had their qualifying times disallowed due to a minor technical infraction.   This was very disappointing because the #181 GTI of Chris Gleason Jr. had qualified in pole position…

Import Face-Off 2013: Bella Rose, LA

Photos by Cliff Wallace for Import Face-Off RESULTS FROM BELLE ROSE, LOUISIANA IMPORT FACE-OFF MARCH 10TH AT NO PROBLEM RACEWAY Best Civic 2nd - Wallace, MichaelBest Civic 1st - Davis, BJBest Other Honda - Qasem, Rami - S2000Best Acura 2nd - Nguyen, Temmie - IntegraBest Acura 1st - Grant, Joey - IntegraBest Mitsubishi - McCollin, MichaelBest Nissan 2nd - Lancaster, James - 370ZBest Nissan 1st - Shaw - 370ZBest Toyota - Jerez, Orlando - SupraBest Scion 2nd - Gamez, Marlon - FRSBest Scion 1st - Le, David - tCBest Subaru - Trahan, LowellBest Lexus - Bui, Tony - SC300Best Other…