Hot Import Nights 2016 Honolulu Hawaii PASMAG 5

It got quite heated in Honolulu, Hawaii on Saturday, April, 23, 2016 as the city played host once again to Hot Import Nights. One of the nation’s largest indoor/outdoor car, music and pop-culture festivals, there were also models and vendors [ … ]

Formula Drift Invitational 2016 Long Beach Larry Chen PASMAG 13

Matt Field Takes the Victory!

Formula DRIFT presented by BlackVue returned to Long Beach to host the Motegi Racing Super Drift Challenge as part of the 42nd Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach, CA on April 15-16, 2016. Matt Field in the Falken Tire / [ … ]

Slammedenuff Atlanta 2016 HardParkN PASMAG Lead

They came from all parts of the region with one question in mind. Are they SlammedEnuff?

To people on the outside aka Non-Car-Types; the whole idea of a slammed vehicle makes no sense but for those of us that are a part of the scene, the idea of a [ … ]

Formula Drift 2016 rd 1 Long Beach Beth Saravo 2

Formula DRIFT Round 1: Streets of Long Beach Results; Chelsea Denofa Takes His First Ever Formula DRIFT Victory!

Formula DRIFT presented by BlackVue returned to Long Beach for the kickoff event of the 2016 Pro Championship season. Chelsea Den [ … ]

D1 Drift Odaiba Japan 2016 PASMAG 8

All the sliding and drama that happended under the 1:1 Gundam.

Round One of the 2016 D1 Drift Series kicked off as usual at the tight and technical confines of the Odaiba Venue, just outside Central Tokyo. On behalf of the readers of PASMAG and To [ … ]

VIAS 2016 PASMAG Drive Marketing Group 1

The Vancouver Convention Centre played host to the 96th annual Vancouver International Auto Show on March 23-27, 2016 and 2nd annual Tuner Battlegrounds #TBGLIVE award category competition, thanks to Drive Marketing Group. Here are a few highlights [ … ]

Hot Import Nights 2016 Dallas PASMAG 60

Market Hall played host to Hot Import Nights' tour stop in Dallas, TX on March 19, 2016. Here are some highlights from the event.

1) Risvu Imports had a display full of Skylines, including this R33 GT-R VSpec.

2) Armando was victorious in the Tun [ … ]

SBN 2015 PASMAG Daniel Colmenares 99

Thirty years. That’s a crazy amount of time when you think about it. That’s 133 dog years. Thirty years ago, Mike Tyson won his first ever boxing title, the Chicago Bears won the Super Bowl, Top Gun was the highest grossing film of the [ … ]

Tuner Galleria 2016 Ray Flores Photo PASMAG Lead

The Tuner Galleria show was back in Chicago, Illinois for the 7th consecutive year. It took place at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center on March 5th, 2016, and was combined with the World of Wheels: AutoRama show.  This show is alwa [ … ]

Tokyo Auto Salon 2016 Japan PASMAG zillin Lead

TAS 2016 was a bit of a renaissance for me. It was the 10th consecutive time I’d visited the event since arriving in Japan in 2005. And whilst I wished for things to be totally different, I am glad that much of what I&rsqu [ … ]

Import Expo 2011

It has been nearly a decade since the legendary Markham Fairgrounds hosted an automotive show, let alone a tuner-specific one. The last of the great shows during the old generation series was that of DarkNights, until the Second Glance Media crew brought out Import Expo 2011. With a mountain of expectation to live up to, the show’s itinerary included everything from JDM-flavoured vehicles and track cars, wet t-shirt contests and B-Boy shows, motorcycle stunt teams, a BMX stunt event and had something for every enthusiast. Over 350-strong came out to showcase their rolling works of art in a variety of…

USDrift 2014 Rounds 4 & 5: Alton, VA

USDrift 2014 Rounds 4 & 5; Jim Bissey and David Bellomo reach final podiums of the season! Text by Brian Eggert. Photos by James Dickinson USDrift returned to one of the most scenic racetracks in the country this past weekend for the final 2 rounds in their 2014 USDrift PRO/AM Series. The event took place on the 1.1-Mile Patriot Course that sits nestled inside the famous 3.27-Mile Full Course. Jim Bissey from Philadelphia, PA took the top spot in Round 4 held on Saturday while David Bellomo, from Haymarket, VA took the honors in Round 5 held on Sunday. VIRginia…

SQOLOGY at Aggieland V Invitational SQ Sound Tournament: MECA IASCA Triple Points Event

Mobile Toys Inc. has hosted the widely acclaimed event called Aggieland for five consecutive years now. Aggieland is Christerfer Pate’s brainchild, and the concept encompasses all the major elements of sound quality car audio competition including MECA and IASCA triple point events, in addition to the key feature: the famed Money Round with a $5,000 payout, spread over the top ten places. Contributors: Klifton Keplinger, Chris Pate, David Cruz, Jason Owens, Robert McIntosh, Travis Chin In total there were ten judges to evaluate the 43 competitor's vehicles that in total traveled nearly 50,000 round-trip miles from their respective hometowns; with…

Driven Show 2016: Edmonton, AB

The finest modified cars, trucks and bikes of Canada’s mid-west gathered at the MacEwan University underground parking structure for the much anticipated return of Driven Edmonton after a 7-year hiatus. For six hours of the Saturday, the massive underground parkade became a full-blown show for both local and out-of-province rides itching for that Tokyo Drift-style parking lot meet-up and showcase. In addition to the usual show entertainment, Driven Edmonton featured some eye candy in the form of an exotic showcase, which included around 50 exotics and supercars for attendees to admire. Dannie Riel, one of the world’s biggest import models…