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Hot Import Nights: Phoenix

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With 59% of the Popular Vote, the winner of the Tuner Battlegrounds award category competition at Hot Import Nights: Phoenix at WestWorld of Scottsdale is Dustin Urdaneta (1993 Honda del Sol Si)! Congratulations, Dustin! We look forward to featuring you in a print edition of PASMAG! Thank you to all the competitors and supporters, and a shout-out to Hot Import Nights for hosting the event!

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STAGE 3: TOP 2
Jun 2 @ 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM MST

Congratulations to the Top 2 competitors advancing to Stage 3: Top 2! In Stage 3 of the PASMAG Tuner Battlegrounds award category competition at Hot Import Nights: Phoenix at WestWorld of Scottsdale (16601 N Pima Rd, Scottsdale, Arizona 85260) on Saturday, June 2, 2018 (5:00 PM - 11:00 PM MST), the voters have selected 2 (two) competitors to advance from Stage 2. Let the final battle begin! In Battle 3, we see Seed No 1. Brenda Bolanos (2006 Nissan 350Z) against Seed No 3. Dustin Urdaneta (1993 Honda del Sol Si). Similar to the previous stages, voting is enabled online but this time on Instagram and Twitter. To vote for your favorite competitors in Stage 3, create a new post on Instagram and/or Twitter (use a photo or video of his/her vehicle) with the announced hashtag (below) in the caption field. Only 1 (one) new hashtag mention will be counted per user. Edits to old/existing posts to include a competitor's hashtag do not count as a vote. Only public votes count. State 3 voting polls will be open Saturday, June 2nd at 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM MST, and the winner will be announced during the award ceremony. Now it's your turn to make a difference! Your vote matters!

BATTLE 3
1. Brenda Bolanos (2006 Nissan 350Z): 41%
(#TBG6BRENDA Voters: 39; Reach: 127,312 / Impressions:127,396)

3. Dustin Urdaneta (1993 Honda del Sol Si): 59% (W)
(#TBG6DUSTIN Voters: 55; Reach: 89,390 / Impressions: 97,036)

The competitor with the highest quantity of VOTERS at the end of Stage 3 wins the Tuner Battlegrounds #TBGLIVE award category at Hot Import Nights: Phoenix!

*(W) - WINNER OF THE TUNER BATTLEGROUNDS #TBGLIVE AWARD CATEGORY RECEIVES AN EXCLUSIVE PRINT FEATURE IN PASMAG!

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STAGE 2: TOP 4
May 31 @ 12:00 PM - Jun 1 @ 12:00 PM MST

Congratulations to the Top 4 competitors advancing to Stage 2: Top 4! In Stage 2 of the PASMAG Tuner Battlegrounds award category competition at Hot Import Nights: Phoenix on June 2nd, the voters have selected 4 (four) competitors to advance from Stage 1. Let the battle stages begin! In Battle 1, we see Seed No 1. Brenda Bolanos (2006 Nissan 350Z) against Seed No 4. Reynaldo Lugo (2003 Mitsubishi Evolution), and in Battle 2, we see Seed No 2. Tristan Mead (2000 Honda Civic Si) against Seed No 3. Dustin Urdaneta (1993 Honda del Sol Si). The voting polls for Stage 2 are open between May 31 @ 12:00 PM and June 1 @ 12:00 PM MST, and the winner of each battle advances to Stage 3, the final round. Your vote matters!

BATTLE 1
1. Brenda Bolanos (2006 Nissan 350Z): 46 (A)
4. Reynaldo Lugo (2003 Mitsubishi Evolution): 32

BATTLE 2
2. Tristan Mead (2000 Honda Civic Si): 53
3. Dustin Urdaneta (1993 Honda del Sol Si): 63 (A)

(Updated: June 1 @ 12:15 PM MST)
*(A) - Advances to the next stage

The competitors with the highest quantity of votes in each battle at the end of Stage 2 will advance to Stage 3!

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STAGE 1: ELIMINATION
May 28 @ 12:00 PM - May 30 @ 12:00 PM MST

PASMAG is proud to announce its partnership with Hot Import Nights: Phoenix at WestWorld of Scottsdale (16601 N Pima Rd, Scottsdale, Arizona 85260) on Saturday, June 2, 2018 (5:00 PM - 11:00 PM MST). A Tuner Battlegrounds #TBGLIVE competition will be integrated to the event as a unique award category, similar to a "People's Choice" award. Only pre-registered and confirmed competitors of the event are able to participate and join this online, bracket-style, head-to-head challenge on www.tunerbattlegrounds.com. Rather than PASMAG staff selecting the winner of the #TBGLIVE award category, this responsibility falls on YOU - the automotive enthusiasts, fans, show-goers and friends and family of the competitors and/or event. With a click of a button (voting is enabled via Facebook) or creating a new post with a designated hashtag (Instagram, Twitter), the audience will be able to vote and select their favorite competitor(s) from stage to stage (rounds). The winner of the #TBGLIVE award category receives an exclusive print feature in PASMAG.

TOP QUALIFIERS
1. Brenda Bolanos (2006 Nissan 350Z): 81 (A)
2. Tristan Mead (2000 Honda Civic Si): 66 (A)
3. Dustin Urdaneta (1993 Honda del Sol Si): 57 (A)
4. Reynaldo Lugo (2003 Mitsubishi Evolution): 48 (A)
5. PJ Cervantes (2016 Subaru STI): 28
6. Phil M (2015 BMW M3): 25
7. Itzel Navarrete (2017 Subaru WRX): 15

8. Jose Velasquez (2013 Subaru BRZ): 7
9. Luis Bocanegra-Bauza (2013 Subaru WRX): 2
10. Erica Lee (2012 Scion tC): 1

(Updated: May 30 @ 12:21 PM CST)
*(A) - Advances to the next stage

The 4 (four) competitors with the highest quantity of votes at the end of Stage 1 will advance to Stage 2!

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How To Advance

When the Battle Stages begin, competitors must obtain votes on www.tunerbattlegrounds.com. Rather than PASMAG staff selecting the winner of the #TBGLIVE award category, this responsibility falls on YOU - the fans, show-goers and friends and family of the competitors and/or event. With a click of a button (voting is enabled via Facebook) or creating a new post with a designated hashtag (Instagram, Twitter), the audience will be able to vote and select their favorite competitor(s) from stage to stage. At the end of each stage, the competitor with the highest number of votes will advance to the next Stage.

How To Vote Social

In the elimination stages, visitors to the Tuner Battlegrounds website simply log-in with their existing Facebook account credentials using the integrated Facebook Login widget. Once logged in, visitors can vote for their favorite competitor(s) by clicking the star on the top of a competitor profile page when enabled (see Schedule). Voting is limited to 1(one) vote per Facebook account per 24 hours of the posted qualified competitors.

Rules and Regulations

Winner will be announced Saturday, June 2nd @ Award Ceremony.

WINNER OF THE TUNER BATTLEGROUNDS #TBGLIVE AWARD CATEGORY RECEIVES AN EXCLUSIVE PRINT FEATURE IN PASMAG!

#TBGLIVE BATTLE
Hot Import Nights: Phoenix
WestWorld of Scottsdale
16601 N Pima Rd, Scottsdale, Arizona 85260
Saturday, June 2, 2018 (5:00 PM - 11:00 PM MST)
www.hotimportnights.com