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The Los Angeles Convention Center opened its doors once again to AutoCon 2016, giving thousands of enthusiasts the opportunity to witness the latest in show cars and aftermarket brands. From race-inspired track cars to custom wide-bodied exotics, there's a little something for everyone to see. In addition to the show, a special constructed ‘drive-up’ stage, amply referred to as AutoCon Avenue, allowed higher profile vehicle builds to be driven up in-front of the crowd so that enthusiasts can hear, see and feel the engine start up, as well as learn a bit more about the car itself. The show wrapped-up with entertainment from some of the most popular influencers and musical talent. For more information, visit www.autoconevents.com.

The Winner's Circle: AutoCon Los Angeles
2016 AWARD WINNERS
Finest Acura (Patrick Mejia w/ Team Legacy *Veilside NSX)
Finest Acura runner-up (Robert Chew w/ SSA USA *Rocket Bunny NSX)
Finest Audi (Austin Sarnelle w/ All-Road Outfitters *S4)
Finest Audi runner-up (Long Tran w/ LTMW *LibertyWalk R8)
Finest BMW (Bulletproof Automotive  *Varis M4)
Finest BMW runner-up (Phuong Huynh w/ LTMW *1997 Pandem E36)
Finest Chevrolet (Rick Ishitani *1964 Chevelle SS)
Finest Chevrolet runner-up (Brandon Truong *2014 Corvette C7 Stingray)
Finest Chrysler (Rick Nguyen w/ 1 Up *300C HEMI)
Finest Dodge (Long Tran w/ LTMW *Challenger R/T)
Finest Dodge runner-up (John Prosk w/ Team R-Rydes *Charger)
Finest Ford (Junior Garcia w/ TruFiber *Wide-Body Mustang)
Finest Ford runner-up (Sam Soto w/ R1 Concepts)
Finest Honda (Sang Phan w/ JADE Motorsports *S2000)
Finest Honda runner-up (Kamyar Noan *2001 S2000)
Finest Hyundai (Kevin Bentley w/ ARK Performance *2015 Genesis)
Finest Infiniti (Randy Riggs w/ R-Rydes * G35)
Finest Infiniti runner-up (Chris Nguyen w/ Team Outcast * G35)
Finest Jeep (Dave Sawyer *Wrangler)
Finest Jeep runner-up (Joe w/ Al & Ed’s *Wrangler)
Finest Lexus (Jimmy Lee w/ Team 1 Up *LS460)
Finest Lexus runner-up (Tommy Le w/ Infinite Works *LS460)
Finest Mazda (Nick w/ DTM Autobody *Veilside RX-7)
Finest Mazda runner-up (Robert Naito *RX-7)
Finest Mercedes (Jay Cabayan *1972 250C)
Finest Mercedes runner-up (Roland Gotingo *SartoRacing CLK)
Finest Mitsubishi (Archie Concon w/ Team Hybrid *Evo4)
Finest Mitsubishi runner-up (Karl Magtoto w/ Team Emperor *Evo9)
Finest Nissan (Jesse Sabator w/ Auto Concept Elite *GT-R)
Finest Nissan runner-up (Ben Schaffer w/ Bulletproof Automotive *GT-R)
Finest Scion (Joe Gallardo  *2012 IQ)
Finest Scion runner-up (Kekoa James *2012 XB)
Finest Subaru (Zack Spusta *2007 STI)
Finest Subaru runner-up (Tony Lee  *2005 STI)
Finest Toyota (Enrique Munoz *1997 Supra)
Finest Toyota runner-up (Peter Vong w/ Team 1 Up *1977 Celica)
Finest Volkswagen (Austin Sarnelle *Allroad VW GTI)
Finest Volkswagen runner-up (Jerry *VW Jetta GLI)

SPECIALTY AWARDS
Finest BRZ / FRS (Noel Barnum *Varis FR-S)
Finest BRZ / FRS runner-up (J.J. Chen w/ WWR Racing)
Finest Stance: Air (Nilo M. *Toyota Prius)
Finest Stance: Static (Jon Sibal *Porsche 964)
Finest Performance Vehicle (Will w/ WWR Racing *Nissan 240)
Finest Performance Truck (Dominic Le *Hakotora)
Finest Vendor Display (Toyo Tires)
Finest Audio Presentation (Tyler Comer *Hummer H2)
Finest Paint Finish (Jesse Sabator w/ Auto Concept Elite *Nissan GT-R)
Finest Vehicle Bodywork (Jonny Ngu *2006 Lotus Exige)
Finest Vinyl Wrap (Jeffery Ma w/ Impressive Wrap *LibertyWalk Mini Cooper)
Finest Classic Car (Scott Graham *Plymouth Barracuda)
Finest Off-Road Vehicle (Adrian w/ Al & Ed’s *2011 Jeep Wrangler)
Finest Truck (Daley Visual *Toyota Tundra)
Finest Truck runner-up (Chris Lopez *Toyota Tundra)
Finest SUV (Long Tran w/ LTMW *Porsche Cayenne)
Finest Lift (Daley Visual *Toyota Tundra)
Finest Engine Bay (Enrique Munoz *1997 Toyota Supra)
Finest Restomod (Albert Medrano *RX-2)
Finest JDM Vehicle (Joel Tan *1973 Toyota Sprinter)
Finest VIP Vehicle (Jimmy Lee w/ Team 1 Up *Lexus LS460)
Finest Exotic Vehicle (Bernardo *RWB Porsche 993)
Finest Motorcycle | Bike (Carl Zumuco *2013 Ducati 1199 Panigale)
Finest Team Representation (LTMW)
Finest Team (runner-up) (R-Rydes)

AC OBELISK AWARDS
Editor’s Choice – Finest Vehicle presented by Super Street (Kelvin Hsiu *Mitsubishi Evo9)
Finest Vehicle – Best of Show (Bernardo *RWB Porsche 993)
Finest Team (overall) (1 Up)

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Contributor: Daniel Hyon

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