Las Vegas Motor Speedway – April 15, 2017 – Southwest Drift ProAm Series Round 1 hosted by Vegas Drift was a huge success for Arizona drivers Nick Gross and Austin Kregle. However, Los Angeles driver of the 2008 Mitsubishi RWD Evolution: Raz Naor earned 1st overall with Gross in 2nd and Kregle in 3rd.
Presented by BlackVue Dash Cameras and O’Reilly Auto Parts, the 2017 Formula DRIFT Black Magic Pro Championship season opener took place on a beautiful, sunny, Los Angeles weekend with highs of 75 degrees—unlike last year’s gloomy rainy weather.
Contenders from around the world prepare as they look to compete against one another in the 31st annual SCORE San Felipe 250, located in San Felipe, Baja California, March 29 – April 2, 2017.
What makes this year’s season opener one to watch? Well how about the addition of a new class? That’s right! This year SCORE is moving forward in adding a new class for their events. The San Felipe 250 will be the first of many events that include the new Trophy Truck Legends Class.
The Geneva International Auto Show is in its 87th run this year. During the show, auto manufactures large and small released upon the world a teaser of the many new and exciting car models we will see for the rest of 2017 and the following year. Ranging from the mild family sedan to the boldest of super cars, the latter generally stealing the spotlight and gracing the dreams and passion of nearly every teenager worldwide from bedroom posters to trapper keepers.
So what exactly is the Geneva International Auto Show one may ask? Well for eighty-seven consecutive shows, it has been a gathering for every single automotive manufacturer in the known history of man. It matters not whether their automobiles come from a shed or a multi-billion dollar factory, any car can make an impact if bold or innovative enough. Located in Geneva Switzerland, bordering France, it is one of the if not THE largest [...]
Why should you look out for Nick? He is an up and coming contender for the Southwest Drift Pro-Am series. After his first event in December 2014, he has caught the fever to drive sideways. This passion has driven Nick to push his talent, and thus, he now competes in the Pro-Am Series.
On Thursday Matt Haugen from Street Standard stopped by the Car Street Journal conference room at Sema. Matt has been attending Sema for 8 years, and for 7 of those years he has had one of his cars in the Sema show. Matt got into working on cars with his dad when he was young. Helping work on Hot Rods and such at home. Matt’s first Sema he brought his Toyota Tundra. Years later Matt was thinking about starting his own business and build some bad-ass cars. With the help from Cory Hosford, they came up with Street Standard. Street Standard is a car performance go to shop. They can get anything from body kits from Liberty Walk and Rocket Bunny down to Wilwood Brakes. Matt has 2 personal cars here at Sema this year. Which are a 1 of 1 Liberty Walk Lamborghini and a Rocket Bunny Nissan 350z.