It’s been a minute since Hot Import Nights has been in New Jersey and they had brought it back to the first venue at the Meadowlands Expo Center. I really wasn’t sure what to expect from this event after how things were previously ran a few years back. Although quite a few of my friends had laughed at the thought of going, I wanted to check it out for old times sake.
Strolling over the Firestone bridge after turn 9 at Formula D leads you to the Offset Kings showcase. The first stop of 13 tentative events this year to display some of the hottest cars in the area. There was a nice variety of cars for everyone to enjoy. From Honda’s to BMW’s, bagged and static and all tastefully modified.
It didn’t surprise me to get a call from a friend on Sunday morning at 8:30 saying that the car show was sold out. Yes only a half hour after the show “technically” started, 600 cars had already been entered into the car show. Throughout the day, those that couldn’t get into the car show setup what looked like a meet in the parking lot. It’s a good thing that in the off season, Atco Raceway had expanded their parking lot to accommodate additional parking for spectators.
Anyways, enough of the jibber jabber, click on the photos above to jump to the gallery.
It wouldn’t be a Raceway Park Fall Nationals Event if it didn’t have crazy weather, fast cars, tons of break downs, hot cars and scantily clad women on stage dancing around. It was great to see Gary Gardella back on the drag strip racing again but personally, I was quite upset that Chris Rado wasn’t able to make it out to the event to have their grudge match. It’s never a dull moment at Raceway Park events and what a way to close out the season. I can’t wait until next years Spring Nationals to see how this scene continually progresses. Enjoy the photos!
This past weekend was Raceway Park’s 15th Annual Sport Compact Spring Nationals. Big crowds, fast cars, beautiful ladies and musical concert pretty much sums up the event. Click on the photos above to jump to the gallery to see what went down on this crazy weekend. Thanks OGS and all the supported the event!
With 70 degree weather the week prior to Import Survival Series 1, there were high hopes of nice weather for the first car show of the season at Englishtowns, Raceway Park. Sadly enough, it was a brisk 30 degrees when I arrived at the track. However, the racers still came out to make those passes down the 1320 to work out the winter bugs and the show goers got to see some of their competition for the season. MC Slick and DJ L Nino held it down on stage keeping the beats bumping for the crowd.
SEMA 2010 marked the 8th year SpeedLounge.com has been in attendance. Year after year you think you would be oblivious but after last years SEMA and the low attendance it would make you think what is in store for the aftermarket performance industry? Well this year definitely made things turn around. With over 40,000 attendees and a packed convention center, you can tell that the economy is starting to pick up. It should only get better from here!