After noticing no other national Import events were going back to New England this race season, Import Face-Off continued to fill the void by scheduling New England Dragway in 2010.  The event was such a success, Joe Lombardo, New England Dragway manager, has already scheduled the 2nd  annual New England IFO for the same weekend in 2011 and most likely a second one in the fall.


Photos by Cliff Wallace

1st annual New England IMPORT FACE-OFF May 23rd, 2010 at New England Dragway in Epping, NH.

After noticing no other national Import events were going back to New England this race season, Import Face-Off continued to fill th [ … ]

It rained off and on all day at the track, forecast was 100% chance of rain, and it poured down over the entire state.  Even still, the 8th  annual Montgomery Import Face-Off was able to go on with a complete day of racing and close to 1000 in attendance. Josh from Usaci says, “Import Face-Off is the only show that can still draw 900+ people in the pouring rain."


Photos by Cliff Wallace

Eighth annual Montgomery IMPORT FACE-OFF May 16th, 2010 at Montgomery Motorsports Park in Montgomery, Alabama.

It rained off and on all day at the track, forecast was 100% chance of rain, and it poured down over the entire s [ … ]

The buzz was all about Brian Lock and the COBB Tuning Nissan GT-R from day one. Lock and COBB Tuning ended the day on top with a blistering fast 1:06.753 in practice.  Crowds gathered to get a chance to witness COBB Tuning make time attack history as the first ever Modified Class car to take an overall event win.

Redline Time Attack: Round 2
New Jersey Motorsports Park
Englishtown, NJ
April 10-11 2010

The sun has set on New Jersey Motorsports Park as the second event in the 2010 Redline Time Attack series wrapped up.  The action on and off the track w [ … ]

The drag racing action was hot with many build cause coming in to cause a ruckus. The racing was clean and fair resulting in some serious action for the fans to sink their teeth into.


Photos by Cliff Wallace

Import Face-Off | Firebird Raceway | Tucson, AZ

Despite the bad weather, the third annual NOS Energy Drink’s Tucson Import Face-Off had the highest attendance from previous years. All race classes were full a [ … ]

Louisiana was heating up as Import Face-Off took over the Belle Rose area. With a great show and shine and some fast paced, track race events, the crowd was pumped all day long with lots to keep them busy! Check out the pics covering all the hot action!


Photos by Cliff Wallace

Import Face-Off | Belle Rose, LA | February 28, 2010

Louisiana was heating up as Import Face-Off took over the Belle Rose area. With a great show and shine and some fast paced, track race events, the crowd was pump [ … ]

Import Face-Off 2010: Tucson, AZ


Photos by Bobby Wharton

Import Face-Off | Tucson, AZ | February 21, 2010

Despite the heavily clouded skies, there was a great turnout for the Tucson, AZ Import Face-Off. The rain drops spared us, and everyone was able to enjoy a great day [ … ]

Fresh off a successful drifting season in 2009, the crew from D1GP USA have formed a fresh new series called XDC. The Xtreme Drift Challenge: Round 1 was witness to some hot drifting action and hosted the Remix car show featuring stunning show cars. The action is intense and the fans came by the thousands meaning, there is some new competition on the drift scene for your entertainment.

XDC: Round 1
House of Drift
Irwindale, CA
March 21-22 2009


Fresh off a successful drifting season in 2009, the crew from D1GP USA have formed a fresh new series called XDC. The Xtreme Drift Challenge: Round 1 was witness to some hot drifting action and [ … ]

With loads of custom cars on hand... everything from a Civic to a $500,000 hot rod, PW 2010 had all of the right elements to leave an impression on the fans.

Performance World
International Centre
Toronto, ON
March 12-14 2010

As the official kickoff to the season, Performance World brought more entertainment and action into a more compact an intimate format than ever before. With loads of custom cars on h [ … ]

Spring Break Nationals 2010: Daytona Beach, FL

Once again thousands or show cars, audio builds and models descended on Daytona beach for the Spring Break Nationals to enjoy some fun and sun. When it comes to a great party SBN, it truly the official kick-off to the season and show-goes were trea [ … ]

As the line of competitors grew in size much sooner than expected, IFO organizer’s opened the gates early to ensure every enthusiast got in and registered in time for the show. Competing car clubs included Team 16 Niss, Import All Stars, Team Ikon, Team Sunworks, Team 5 Star, Team Epik, GM Tuners of Houston and Team Next Stage.

Written by Mark Pereira Photos by Mark Ventulan and Matt Lindsey

Import Face-Off Houston Raceway Park Houston, TX 

As if things weren’t already big enough in Texas, this special Houston event marked the 100th Import Face-Off (IFO) [ … ]

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: Marion, TX

Photos by Projekt Cars Import Face-Off was hosted in Marion, TX on December 8, 2013.…

Boxerfest 2014: Landover, MD

Boxerfest, the Mid-Atlantic's All-Subaru Shootout and Showoff, took place at FedEx Field in Landover, MD on May 3, 2014.…

Import Face-Off 2013: Tucson, AZ

Photos by Cliff Wallace Import Face-Off was hosted in Tucson, AZ on October 20, 2013. FWD presented by SPEC clutches and Flywheels Winner Javier Loarca Civic Downey, CA 9.425@160.84 R/U Jarom Schmidt Civic Ogden, UT 9.949@146.97 Outlaw presented by TheFoat.com Winner Matt McDonald Civic Tucson, AZ 14.097@91.17 R/U Jose Feliciano RX3 El Mirage, CA Forced Induction Pro presented by Motovicity Distribution Winner Navid Pajoufor Civic Palm Springs, CA 8.492@183.24 R/U Joe Sawyer Integra Phoenix. AZ 8.415@182.28 Forced Inductions Sport presented by Deatsch Werks Winner Kevin Schumacher Eclipse Tucson, AZ 10.226@134.73 R/U Raul Gonzalez Civic Chandler, AZ 12.015@135.80 All Motor Sport…