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SEMA 2014: Las Vegas, NV
Mustang's 50th Anniversary
Brembo Carbon-Ceramic Discs
Riding Along in the Mustang RTR Spec 5 Concept and F-150 Ultimate Fun Haver
Gran Turismo Awards
Honda's Project Fits
RTR by HRE Wheels
Tuner Battlegrounds: Battle for SEMA 2
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SEMA 2014 Las Vegas RTR HRE Wheels Vaughn Gittin Jr

With products coming out of our ears, HRE’s presentation of its new RTR Series wheels, developed alongside long-time partner Vaughn Gittin Jr. really stood out. Made exclusively for the Mustang are two products: the flow-formed, monoblock RTR Tech Mesh, and the three-piece, ultra lightweight and high-performance Tech 7, donned by the Mustang RTR Spec 5 Concept which graces this cover. Custom sizing and centerlock options are available, and both come with a lifetime structural warranty. After the presentation, Gittin said the partnership with HRE will also see “three additional wheels,” available very soon from

SEMA 2014 Las Vegas RTR HRE Wheels Tech 7

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XDC: West Virginia

The XDC headed West Virginia for this years Hyperfest and XDC drift competition. Last years drift comp had Nate Brasz on top, can he hold his crown or will he get phazed out? There will be plenty more going on that weekend as well; 24 hrs of Lemons will be there along with Hyperfest’s signature Rice Rice challenge. The event was totally off the hook and we look forward to the next event!  …

Import Face-Off 2010: Baton Rouge, LA

Johnny Williams pulled the upset win in the FWD class after number qualifier and 2010 points leader, Aaron Lopez (San Antonio, TX) timed out in the first round of eliminations. Aaron was looking to take the easy win, but he did not realize the timing clock started as soon as his opponent’s second staging bulb flickers. The second bulb never stayed completely lite, only flickered, due to an extremely shallow stage. Before the second bulb, both racers sat on one light playing a “staging duel” for about 15 seconds. This just goes to show there is more to drag racing…

CES 2010: Las Vegas, NV

As one of the world’s largest consumer technology tradeshows, the annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is the place where audiophiles, gadget junkies and gaming addicts all unite. With over 3-million square feet of products, technology and press conferences to cover, CES is the show we all hear about for months to come. Taking place in Las Vegas, NV means CES is the perfect excuse for catching up with old friends and rubbing elbows with some new ones, both at the show and after hours. Somehow our “Editorial Charm” always seems to get us out of trouble and even translate into…

NUROTAG 2014: Chicago, IL

Written by Ryan Jones / Photography by Ray Flores The NUROTAG: Chicago Edition took place at the Navy Pier in Chicago, IL on Sunday, October 12, 2014. It was the same day as the Chicago Marathon, but that didn't stop the cars from coming out! The cream-of-the-crop from Chicago and the mid-west surrounding area showed up for this event and managed to find their way across the city with all the closed-down roads. Abel from NUROTAG made sure his team had alternate routes mapped-out to help with the confusion which was a great help to show car owners. The thousands…