ELITE Performance

Club Name: ELITE Performance

Year Established: 2008

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Locations / Chapters: Alexandria, VA

Members: 16

President / Founder: Stephen Baldea

Team Sponsors:

NextGen Tuning, D&V Autobody, Dent Masters, Sparktech Ignitions, Mishimoto, Prosport, Mach V Motorsports, Custom Functionz


Established in 2008 with only three cars, ELITE Performance is a local "Daily Driven" car club based out of Alexandria, VA that has expanded to 14 cars from different automotive backgrounds. ELITE Performance is a group of friends who share the same passion and love for cars. Our goal is to become one of the most well-known, award winning, respected clubs in the Mid-Atlantic. Since 2008 we have set the precedent that we are here to win.

Club / Team History:

When we were kicking ideas around about how to get the club off the ground we changed the name of our club soon after we started. With the cars we have in our club we needed a strong name like ELITE Performance, and the rest is history. Thinking back to when ELITE Performance started and where are now, we have accomplished a lot in only three years. We’ve experienced some great success at events, (the majority of which has come in the past year), our reputation locally is getting bigger, we have expanded significantly, and can’t wait for the coming years to see where we might end up. If it wasn’t for everyone in ELITE Performance - our friends, our family and of course our sponsors, Mishimoto, Upscale Automotive, Prosport, GoPro, Sticky Life, and Mach V Motorsports, we wouldn’t be where we are at now. Watch out world, ELITE Performance is coming to take over! Haha

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Awards / Accomplishments:

Dash Plaque @ Fast Cars and Freedom '09
Best of Show Pro's Pick @ Wild Wheels Weekend '09
Car We'd Most Like To Drive @ Mach V Motorsports Colossal Charity Car Show '10
Dash Plaque @ Fast Cars and Freedom '10
Outstanding Show @ Wild Wheels Cruisin' Weekend '11
Outstanding Show @ Wild Wheels Cruisin' Weekend '11
Outstanding Show @ Wild Wheels Cruisin' Weekend '11
2nd Place Subaru @ OC Car & Truck Show 10th Anniversary
1st Place Mitsubishi @ OC Car & Truck Show 10th Anniversary
1st Place Import @ 4th of July Car & Truck Show
Best of Show @ 4th of July Car & Truck Show
1st Place VW @ Tuner Evolution
2nd Place VW @ Tuner Evolution
Best of Show @ Mach V Motorsports Colossal Charity Car Show '11
Best Subaru @ Roll w/ Cole Car, Truck, & Bike Show '12
Best Import/Tuner @ Roll w/ Cole Car Show '12
2nd Place Euro @ GMU Cars for Cancer Show
3rd Place Import @ Falls Church High Auto Show '12
Best Interior Water Cooled @ Bug Out 71
Best of Show VW @ Bug Out 71
2nd Place Honda/Acura/Hyundai @ 10th Annual MD BBQ Car Show
2nd Place Nissan/Infiniti @ 10th Annual MD BBQ Car Show
1st Place Subaru @ 10th Annual MD BBQ Car Show
2nd Place Subaru @ 10th Annual MD BBQ Car Show
3rd Place Subaru @ 10th Annual MD BBQ Car Show
1st Place Nissan @ Annual Bethesda, Ohio Car Show '12
Top 50 Award @ Wings & Wheels Car Show '12
Top 50 Award @ Wings & Wheels Car Show '12
Top 50 Award @ Wings & Wheels Car Show '12
2nd Place Top 25 @ Import Revolution @ MIR
2nd Place Top 25 @ Import Revolution @ MIR
2nd Place Top 25 @ Import Revolution @ MIR
1st Place Overall @ Rockin' Country Car Show
3rd Place Overall @ Rockin' Country Car Show
Best Paint/Exterior @ Rockin' Country Car Show
Best Club Participation @ Rockin' Country Car Show
1st Place VW @ Tuner Evolution
Best Paint @ Bug Out 72
Best Interior @ Bug Out 72
Top 40 @ Open Road Bike & Car Show
Top 40 @ Open Road Bike & Car Show
Best Under Construction @ Open Road Bike & Car Show
1st Place Import Mild @ Bailey's Xroad Car Show
2nd Place Import Mild @ Bailey's Xroad Car Show
1st Place Import Wild @ Bailey's Xroad Car Show
2nd Place Import Wild @ Bailey's Xroad Car Show
1st Place Overall Import @ Bailey's Xroad Car Show
2nd Place Overall Import @ Bailey's Xroad Car Show
2nd Place "Most Likely to get Pulled Over" @ Bailey's Xroad Car Show
"Fan Favorite" @ Bailey's Xroad Car Show
Best Club Participation @ Bailey's Xroad Car Show
Judge's Choice @ Import Revolution @ MIR
2nd Place Top 25 @ Import Revolution @ MIR

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Media Coverage:

Urban Racer, PASMAG, Mishimoto.com, Upscale Automotive, Readers Ride in Import Tuner and Modified, CarShowCoverage.com, Sotrendy, TWreck Films, Arc Focus Media, TTIN Photography, RSB Photography, MJP Photography

Shows Attended:

Funk Master Flex Car Show, Ocean City, MD 2009, 2011
Wild Wheels Weekend, Virginia Beach, VA 2009
Fast Cars and Freedom Car Show, Vienna, VA 2009, 2010
Ocean City Car Show, Ocean City, MD 2010, 2011
Jonathan Ogden Past and Present Charity Car Show, Baltimore, MD 2010
Mach V Motorsports Colossal Charity Car Show, Sterling, VA 2010, 2011
Mach V Motorsports Spring Open House, Sterling, VA 2011
Mid-Atlantic Spring Meet, VA Beach, VA 2011
Japan Relief Meet, Ellicott, MD 2011
Drift Nirvana, Summit Point, WV 2011
University of Maryland Spring Meet, FedEx Field, Hanover, MD 2011
George Mason Spring Meet 2011, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 2011
Carlisle Performance and Style Car Show, Carlisle, PA 2011
Cruisin’ OC Car Show, Ocean City, MD 2011
Wicked BIG Meet, June 18th, Stafford, VA 2011
Fourth of July Car & Truck Show, Myrtle Beach, SC 2011
Tuner Evolution Car Show, York, PA 2011
DUB Magazine/OC Car Show, Ocean City, MD 2011
Import Alliance, Baltimore, MD 2011
Endless Summer Cruisin’, Ocean City, MD 2011
Role w/ Cole Charity Car, Truck, Bike Show 2012
Bug Out 71 & 72
10th Annual Maryland BBQ Car Show 2012
Ocean City Car, Truck, Bike Show 2012
1st Annual Bailey's Crossroad Car Show
Import Revolution 2012

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Community Involvement:
2011 Toys for Tots
2011 Wreaths Across America @ Arlington National Cemetery
2012 Toys for Tots
2012 Wreaths Across America @ Arlington National Cemetery

Organized Events:

12/8/12 2nd Annual Toys for Tots Charity Car Meet
Sponsored for Wreaths Across America for Arlington National Cemetery

Future Plans: A

ttend a wide variety of shows throughout the Mid-Atlantic, host our own events, host special events to raise money for local charities, attend local meets/events, and continue to build up our cars.

Organized Meets:

Hosted Toys for Tots Benefit Meet 11/21/11

Club Vehicles:

Two 2006 Mitsubishi Evo IX MR
2008 Acura TSX
2005 Acura RSX
Two 2008 Mitsubishi Evo X GSR
2008 Mitsubishi Evo X MR
2003 Mitsubishi Evo VIII GSR
2006 Mitsubishi Evo IX GSR
Two 2005 Mitsubishi Evo VIII GSR
2001 VW Jetta Bora Supercharged/widebody
2002 VW Beetle 1.8T
Two 2007 Subaru WRX TR
2004 Subaru WRX STi
2008 Nissan 350Z Nismo
2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee
2006 Subaru Legacy
2000 Subaru RS

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