Import Face-Off 2012: Belle Rose, LA

Text and Photos by Cliff Wallace - www.importfaceoff.net Final round results from the NOS Energy Drink's IMPORT FACE-OFF held at Royal Purple Raceway in Belle Rose, Louisiana on Sunday, March 11, 2012. FWD – Nate Gilbert, Broussard, LA, '92 Civic, 11.042 @ 131.06 def. Thien Tran, Avondale, LA, '00 Civic, 11.048 @ 126.23 FORCED INDUCTION PRO – Johnny Williams, New Orleans, LA, '03 EVO, 11.246 @ 122.43 ALL MOTOR PRO – Chase Aguillard, Lake Charles, LA, '93 Civic, 13.494 @ 103.17 def. 767, 15.946 @ 80.24 FORCED INDUCTION SPORT – Brad Grodi def. David Geiger ALL MOTOR SPORT – 399,…

Euro-Dedicated: Eurokracy Montreal

It's been a few years since I was first told that I absolutely had to go to Eurokracy, and since then, I've been bombarded by friends, colleagues, complete strangers, and even the organizer himself to get myself out to Quebec to check out the largest European car show in Canada. So, this year I left myself no excuses, booked a hotel with some friends, and committed to the seven-hour drive out to Montreal. After the two days I spent there, it's a drive I'm sure I'll do yearly now. Fueled by coffee and packed into my friend's Mercedes and my…

Import Face-Off 2011: Ennis, TX

Photos by Cliff Wallace - www.importfaceoff.net Results from November 13th, 2011 OUTLAW presented by Cobb Tuning Winner - Alfonso Manriquez - Overland Park KS - 7.94 @ 172.59 R/U - Carlos Rivera - Arlington, TX - Broke FWD presented by SPEC clutches and flywheels Winner - Tony Palo - Rowlett, Tx - 8.48 @ 185.86 R/U - Max Ramos - JJ's Motorsports - 9.01 @ 172.83 FORCED INDUCTION PRO presented by Go-Autoworks.com Winner - Roger Martinez - Shawnee, Ks - 8.96 @ 121.99 R/U - Sean Petro - 9.97 @ 138.40 ALL MOTOR PRO presented by Competition Clutch Winner -…

Import Face-Off 2011: Wichita, KS

Photos by Cliff Wallace IMPORT FACE-OFF Kansas International Dragway Wichita, KS March 20, 2011 FWD CLASS: Max Ramos from San Antonio, Texas (purple Civic pic) secured the number 1 qualifier position with a 9.71 second pass at 161 mph, but blew the welds off his intake manifold in the process (FnF style). JB weld and clamps made for a quick, temporary fix, but all for nothing as Max ended up red lighting in the first round of eliminations. With Max out of the picture, number 2 qualifier, Chan Thammavongs (teal Civic) running half a second faster than the rest of…