Category: Events

Show Coverage: New Zealand Gets LAID

Laid Out At The Lake is New Zealand’s little slice of the worldwide minitruck scene and is the only minitruck and customs show held annually on the island. This go round was the fifth year of the…



Event Coverage: 2017 Temecula Rod Run

The year of 2017 in beautiful Southern California has thus far been an excellent one. With the drought-breaking rain storms, the inland empire has experienced even more of the cool breeze and sunshine combo that it’s…



SEMA 2016: THE BIG FIVE-0

Just a few days before SEMA 2016, as I prepared to make the short road trip from Slam’d HQ in Southern California, I made an appointment to have a rock chip in my windshield repaired. I chatted…



SEMA 2016: New Product Spotlight

For its 50th undertaking, the SEMA Show proved to have been bigger and more extensive than ever before. The Automotive Mecca once again over took the city of Las Vegas, bringing together the greatest innovations and…



Event Coverage: The Speed Ring

Crackling and explosive noises, blistering hot tarmac, fumes of fresh ethanol, and gobs of carbon fiber shaped and contorted into geometric monstrosities; such of which the sum equals Time Attack.

Thanks to some of our…



The Compound: East Coast Cruise Australia

East Coast Cruise is kind of a big deal for the minitruckin’ community in Australia, so when numbers began to fall due to the fact that we were pushed from the town where…



Event Coverage: Cruise to the Pines 2016

We are so glad to confirm that this years’ Cruise to the Pines event was every bit as amazing as it was in 2015. The event has quickly become one of our favorite, promoting…



Hot Rod Power Tour Journal: Day 8

Alas, all good things must come to an end and the 2016 Hot Rod Power Tour is no exception to the cruel laws of nature. As quickly as it arrived, the ultimate rolling car show…



Hot Rod Power Tour Journal: Day 7

As the final stretch of our journey with the Hot Rod Power Tour winds down, the SEMA YEN Team and rest of the involved parties made their way into the great state of…



Hot Rod Power Tour Journal: Day 6

Thundering sounds clatter down the track, sweat and summertime heavy in the air, the scent of excitement and expectation covers all. Now, are you at a drag strip or a horse track? In our case, the…



Hot Rod Power Tour Journal: Day 5

We have made it to past the midpoint of the Power Tour! You would think that after nearly five full days of viewing some of the toughest, quirkiest, and most lovely…



Hot Rod Power Tour Journal: Day 4

Real hot sunshine, big blue skies, and racetrack as far as the eye can see, this was the Texas summer day I had been so expectantly awaiting. The third stop along the epic rolling…