Saturday marked the one year anniversary of this publications conception. Rather than going out and drinking till my insides came out I decided to spend this momentus occasion with the people who mattered, the readers. We decided to put on a car meet with the help of the Target Greatland’s property owners. Though not all went as planned we had a shattering 160+ car turnout with tons of old friends, new faces, and some of the biggest names in the game. If you were one of the few who missed the event, we managed to get everyone covered with a sizeable collection of photos as well as a video!
Our night started at 8:00p.m with a sizable roll in. Within an hour we had reached over 100 spectators and it seemed like cars from all walk of the industry were out to spend our birthday with us. Wether your into stance, function, or even American muscle, there was eye candy for everyone to enjoy.
This immaculate and original Mazda RX8 rolled out to show us mad love. Word is he rolled out all the way from Palmdale and we hope the media coverage was worth his long drive to Cerritos. He wasn’t the only one collecting frequent flyer miles either, we had people telling us they came all the way from as far out as San Diego and Thousand Oaks. It definitely lifts our spirits and warms our hearts to know we have such committed readers!
There are always plenty of 240′s in attendance at almost every meet we attend. However, a vert top like the one above are slim in ranks and far in between. So seeing one turned up at our meet prompted lots of smiles and even a small impromptu photo shoot with all of our staff members swarming the car at once.
We spotted this gorgeous functional FD at the 1013MM Meet earlier in the week, but the local pigs kicked us out of the lot before we could snag any decent photos of this monster. Luckily he made the trip to our meet so we could show him the love he so rightfully deserves.
Jerald Yutadco and his boy from Royal Flush rolled deep and broke every neck in the lot with the arsenal of pavement mashing monsters. The boys stole the show in true Royal Flush fashion and we have no complaints. Big ups to them for making the trip to come visit us in force!
This STI from Royal Flush has always been a favorite of mine, but that glitter littered body, offset by it’s gorgeous (and rarely well executed) pale silver Fifteen52 Tarmac wheels definitely bring it a step and a hop above any and every other Subaru we’ve seen to date.
A mob of Genesis owners turned out to our shindig but this green piece of KDM goodness definitely stood out. Though we were only to snap a few quick shots of it on our way out of the meet, it still managed to upstage 90% of our other shots.
By nights end we had hit 160+ cars. However, with the meet still rapidly growing we got a visit from Officer LawMan. The property owners were getting nervous about the rapidly growing mass of cars in there lot and asked us to vacate the property. However, no tickets were given. In fact, nobody was even bothered. With the acceptation of one idiot in an IS300 everyone vacated the lot quietly and peacefully and the police were more than grateful. We were shut down not for being rowdy or troublesome, but simply for being too good of a meet for the property to handle! It may have sucked, but that’s still a win in our books!
We would like to thank everyone reading this. Both those who attended the meet, and those who stayed home. Without every single one of you, not only would the meet never had been a success, but this website would not be anywhere near what it is today. This blog was started for the community by members of the community and we will never forget that. We love each and every single of you guys and we have some big plans to thank you all for your continued support in the very near future, so keep coming back! Were glad to have you!
Our final contribution before our full photo slide show is a video from the meet by our new videographer. Richard Fray really came through and over achieved on this one. Enjoy the added flare of coverage from the meet.
- Story by Alex Royt
- Photos by Alex Royt, Max Montague, Juan Mazariego, & Carlos Rivera
- Video by Richard Fray
- Edited by Alex Royt