Formula D Round 7: Title Fight 2013

Words by Gilbert,

As the Formula D seasons comes to another close and a new champion is crowned, the venue returns to Irwindale Speedway. This time, we didn’t have a booth so I just headed to the venue just as it was opening to the public. For future reference, show up early because parking was ridiculous at that time and I almost couldn’t find a spot. On to the show side, I didn’t have track access again so I couldn’t get any of the awesome drifting action so there’s only model coverage from the Vendor spaces that occupy the car show side.

Erica Nagashima, Sadie May, Jessica Harbour for Hankook Tires

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Brittani Paige

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Elizabeth Tran

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Erin

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Kay Bae

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Claudia Alan

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Marissa Masuno

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Sandra Wong

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Beckie Joon

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Arley Elizabeth

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Danielle Lo

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Regina Meii

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Michelle Yee

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Ashley Michaelsen

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Sandra Marie

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Pacific BMW Accessoryfest 2013

Words by Gilbert.

This was my second time attending the BMW Accessoryfest event and this year was a bit more exciting than I remembered compared to last year’s.  Mostly because they went all out with a full-on fashion show to showcase their apparel and I thought it was fairly well organized. Also, there were plenty of music and things going on throughout the day to keep you occupied, whether it was grabbing some food, getting some beverages from the octoberfest theme-dressed ladies, relaxing in the customer lounge or just checking out the cars that were in the lot.

Of course, being a BMW event, MFest was there with a strong presence and industry regular models like Sandra Wong, Arley Elizabeth and Jessica Weaver were in attendance.
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There were also some interesting cars that caught my attention while walking through the lot. Primarily the Steve Urkel car from Family Matters. I remembered his was painted red but I’ve never seen this car up close before.

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And here’s the BMW Accessoryfest Fashion Show

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Auto Gallery 2013

Words by Gilbert

Another year has come for the newer show crew Auto Gallery and this year seemed a bit more laid back but still enjoyable show.  There were plenty of raffles and contests going on throughout the day to keep you occupied around the main stage as well as just checking out the rides or grabbing food off the food trucks on the scene. A new thing this year I think was that twerk competition.  Didn’t think it was really gonna happen but it did.

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As usual there was a Miss Auto Gallery Pageant, although I didn’t get enough coverage of it, I think I shot most of the models on the scene that day.

Chaba

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Diamond Zaang

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Elie Roxx of Limitless Society

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Angel Kyoko

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Suemomo

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Christine Zegers

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Amy Ames of Limitless Society

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Janis True

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Sandra Wong

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Regina Mei

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Elizabeth Tran

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Xena Kai

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Jay Ferrer

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Mimi Sarmiento

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SpoCom 2013 Model Coverage

Words by Gilbert.

SpoCom is still one of the major popular shows to attend in so cal and this year was a great example of that. Plenty of models to go around, lots of cars with some fun and interesting builds, and did I mention there were lots of models? The event also caters to the Dancers as they have contests every year which you get the local dance crews to perform on stage and see what they’re capable of. I used to be more into that kind of stuff when America’s Best Dance Crew was still around but as of late, I haven’t had much interest in it, but it’s nice to see that there’s still nice competition going around.

Eva Skye & Jeri Lee

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Shauvon Pham

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Xena Kai

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Hayle Cayaga

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Marissa Masuno

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Arley Elizabeth

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Erica Law

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Elizabeth Tran

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Tara Patrick

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Suemomo

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Sandra Wong

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Amy Ames

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Ellie Roxx

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Noemii

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Lovely Raichelle

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Beckie Joon

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Dianna Lushus

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Christine Zegers

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Arika Sato

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Jay Ferrer

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Janis Wong

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Jenna Lane

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Regina Mei

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Maureen Chen

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Danielle Lo

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Brittani Paige

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Jenn Q

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Dannie Riel

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AutoCon 2013 — Part 1

Words by Gilbert.

Trying to do a little catch up with event coverage and Autocon has come and gone. Big thanks to Justin Fong and his crew for some fun times at the event. Personally, I wished there was a little more space but I managed to get everything to work and get my shots. There were vendor booths placed throughout the event as well as a huge drive-up stage where they introduced cars and owners throughout the day. As well as the main AutoCon Model Lounge that featured some familiar faces.

Directly across from us was Lyna Ly Sparks and her crew of lovely ladies

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I made my way over to Limitless Society to find Ellie Roxx and Amy Ames

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Ngan Envy, Chaba and Marie Alvarez were representing Drive Energy Drink

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Jay Ferrer was on scene as well

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Dayuum! ‘s newest Hottie was Serena

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While walking around I bumped into Elizabeth Tran who was going back and forth between EuroProjekts and SpoCom that day

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Also spotted the lovely Eva Skye at Impressive Wrap

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Toyo Tires had the lovely Claudia Alan

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R1 Concepts was represented by some lovely ladies and Big Abe with his new piece

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Sandra Wong was doing her thing with Outcast Garage – always a pleasure to work with

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Xena Kai was at the Stance booth

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SpoCom brought out some lovely ladies including Jenna Lane, Erica Law and several others

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The Main Model lounge featured some big big names in the modeling industry: Jeri Lee, Christine Mendoza, Alexia Cortez, Raichelle Viado, Lily Figuera, Holly Lee, Coco Komatsu, The Jaro Sisters and i’m sure there are many more that I just can’t recall at this point

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Our very own Its JDM Yo!!! booth hosted Jenn Q

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BimmerFest 2013: Pasadena Rose Bowl Model Coverage

Words by Gilbert

Couple saturdays ago was a crazy day for events and coverage.  There were 3 events running along a single afternoon and maybe only 3 of the hours overlapped so trying to run around all over to get coverage proved to be a challenge.  I made my way up to Pasadena Rose Bowl for some quick model coverage at Bimmerfest 2013. It was actually quite warm that day so I was slightly worried about the It’s JDM Yo!!! 3 year Just Doing Me Social.  For those of you in the car scene, you all know that JDM is “Japanese Domestic Market”. We here at It’s JDM Yo!!! also decided to expand the anagram a bit and just call it “Just Doing Me” so we’re not limited to only japanese cars, and appreciate builds just for being builds.

Well, enough of that banter, check out the lovely ladies at BimmerFest that day.  I do apologize for not getting to some of the models that day, I realized I missed quite a few after I had left the venue.

Christine Huang

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Sorry, I didn’t catch her name

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Erica Nagashima

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Natalia Marie

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Claudia Alan

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Holly Lee

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Eva Skye

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Sandra Wong

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Extreme AutoFest 2013 Season Opener: Anaheim

Words by Gilbert.

This past Saturday kicked off the season opener for Extreme Autofest’s Car Show Tour in sunny Anaheim, CA. When I said sunny, I meant, fairly warm, upper 80s and 90s degree sunny so it was a fairly hot day to be running around outdoors for a car show. The usual setup at Autofest is there was one side that covered a lot of the Lowrider lifestyle and the other side was more of what you would see in the JDM/USDM/DTM tuner lifestyles. Megan Racing was also around to provide a Driftkhana course for some small scale drifting action throughout the day.  On the Lowrider side, there was the usual stunt driving and car bouncing/jumping contests as well. My usual coverage is just of the lovely models that attend these events and maybe some shenanigans with Big Abe.

Adventures with Big Abe

The models in the themed Heroes and Villains Lounge were running a bit late so Abe was probably playing Candy Crush on his phone trying to get that high score going.
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Lily Zenna Wang was probably one of the first models to show up to the show, her outfit was Catwoman, and again, Abe was still on that Candy Crush.
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Christina May was also setting up but also got dragged into the game with Abe, probably comparing high scores.
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Lily needed a little help with her costume so Will Curry of Extreme Autofest was more than happy to oblige.
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Wandering around, I spotted Ellie Roxx from Limitless Society
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Now with the show getting under way, Abe finally put down his game and started pointing out “Dat Ass” on Charmaine Glock
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Shortly after the show started, Abe started photo-bombing the models’ photos, although I managed to get this one before he was fully ready.
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Did I mention it was a hot day? Even Kuya Protection needs a breather.
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The Model Coverage

Arley Elizabeth
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Ashley Clark as Wonder Woman
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April Garcia as Pink Ranger
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Lily Wang as Catwoman
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Lyna Ly Sparks as Supergirl
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Serena for Guppy’s
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Serena & Candace for Guppy’s
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Diana Ochoa as Lara Croft
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Mango as Mango
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Christina May
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Sandra Wong as Robin
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Amanda Kerr & Ashley Clark as Wonder Woman
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Elizabeth Tran as Green Lantern
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April Garcia as Iron Man and Jenna Lane
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Amy Ames of Limitless Society
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Ellie Roxx of Limitless Society
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Hayle Cayaga as Random Asian Girl
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Dany Sem of Limitless Society
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Aila Elyzze for Dayuum!
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Raichelle Viado as Wonder Woman
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Mila DeGuzman as Sailor Mars
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Kristin Barcelona as Robin
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Lilianne Nguyen
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Lovely Raichelle as Baby Doll
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Janis True as Zorro
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Janis True and Sandra Wong
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Ashley Vee
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Eliza Tee
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Alexia Cortez as White Queen
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Arika Sato
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Holly Lee
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Ryan Oso pauses for a quick photo
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Brittani Paige as Batman
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Mila DeGuzman as Misty
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Janey B
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Regina Meii
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Jenny Nguyen for JDM Sport

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Complete Gallery