2018 stands at the top of the list as one of the most exciting event seasons ever for me. Three occurrences in particular stand out as extremely memorable.
Clean cars and kind deeds: that’s what the Purist Group is all about during the holidays. Their recent Toy Drive amassed over 6,000 toys, which were distributed to needy children in Southern California.
The DSPORT Tuner Challenge presented by Vertex gives American fans of drifting on the DSPORT tour—along with special customers of Vertex—the chance to watch and interact with their favorite Japanese drift drivers. Here is my take on the festivities:
The ‘80s and ’90s were a unique time in the automotive industry, and the RADwood event celebrates everything we all loved from those decades. We were on the scene at the Petersen Museum to capture the LA edition.
Spoon Sports’ renowned workshop TYPE ONE hosted its own party instead of assembling into the Makuhari Messe for a Tokyo Auto Salon booth, and we were on site to see everything before the party started.
With just over 130,000 attendees in its first weekend (and more than 360,000 in total over a nine-day span), you could say the Essen Motor Show is sort of a big deal. We—like most journalists—have our favorites from the show; these seven vehicles, which appear in no particular order, are the examples we enjoyed.
With only 40 minutes to spare in Yokohama, I found myself on foot and hustling to visit the Japanese performance shop of my dreams, where glorious S2000s awaited—Autobacs ASM.