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Importfest: Toronto

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With 125 voters, 170 hashtag mentions, 137,161 reach and 143,185 impressions, the winner of the Tuner Battlegrounds #TBGLIVE award category competition at Importfest in Toronto, ON is Saiss Parthipan with a 2012 Hyundai Genesis! Congratulations, Saiss! We look forward to featuring you and your Genesis in a future print issue of PASMAG! Thank you to all the competitors and supporters for participating. Stay tuned for more exciting news!

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HISTORY

IMPORTFEST: TORONTO - STAGE 3
Aug 26 @ 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM EDT
In Stage 3 of the Tuner Battlegrounds award category competition at Importfest (Toronto, ON), the voters have selected 2 (two) competitors to advance from Stage 2 (scroll down to see HISTORY)! Seed No 1. Saiss Parthipan (2012 Hyundai Genesis) will be battling for votes against Seed No 2. Alexandre Bouchard (2007 Subaru WRX). Similar to Stage 1, 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. Stage 3 voting polls will be open Saturday, August 26th between 8:00 AM and 10:00 PM EDT, 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. Saiss Parthipan (2012 Hyundai Genesis): 68% (W)
(Voters: 125, Reach: 137,361 / Impressions: 143,185)

2. Alexandre Bouchard (2007 Subaru WRX): 32%
(Voters: 60, Reach/Impressions: 92,902)

* (W) - THE COMPETITOR WITH THE HIGHEST QUANTITY OF VOTERS IS WINNER OF THE TUNER BATTLEGROUNDS #TBGLIVE AWARD CATEGORY AND RECEIVES AN EXCLUSIVE PRINT FEATURE IN PASMAG!

IMPORTFEST: TORONTO - STAGE 2
Aug 24 @ 12:00 PM - Aug 25 @ 12:00 PM EDT
In Stage 2 of the Tuner Battlegrounds award category competition at Importfest, the voters have spoken and selected 4 (four) competitors to advance from Stage 1! Now in the Battle Stages, in BATTLE 1 we see Seed No 1. Saiss Parthipan (2012 Hyundai Genesis) against Seed No 4. Alexime Vu (2007 Nissan 350Z) and in BATTLE 2 we see Seed No 2. Alexandre Bouchard (2007 Subaru WRX) against Seed No 3. Peter Giuffre (2010 Honda Accord). The voting polls for Stage 2 are open between August 24 @ 12:00 PM and August 25 @ 12:00 PM EDT, and the winner of each battle advances to Stage 3 (the final round), displayed in the PASMAG booth at Importfest, and closer to winning an exclusive print feature! Your vote matters!

BATTLE 1
1. Saiss Parthipan (2012 Hyundai Genesis): 312 (A)
4. Alexime Vu (2007 Nissan 350Z): 149

BATTLE 2
2. Alexandre Bouchard (2007 Subaru WRX): 201 (A)
3. Peter Giuffre (2010 Honda Accord): 167

*(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!

IMPORTFEST: TORONTO - STAGE 1
Aug 21 @ 12:00 PM - Aug 23 @ 12:00 PM EDT
PASMAG is proud to announce its partnership with Importfest at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre (255 Front Street West, Toronto, Ontario M5V 2W6) on Saturday, August 26, 2017 (11:00 AM - 11:00 PM EDT). A Tuner Battlegrounds #TBGLIVE competition will be added 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. Saiss Parthipan (2012 Hyundai Genesis): 388 (A)
2. Alexandre Bouchard (2007 Subaru WRX): 255 (A)
3. Peter Giuffre (2010 Honda Accord): 254 (A)
4. Alexime Vu (2007 Nissan 350Z): 242 (A)
5. Sam Natividad (2013 Mazda 3): 162
6. Frank & Nick Vitulli (1989 Honda Civic Si): 151
7. Jon Mateo (2008 Honda Civic Si): 146
8. Martin Cabrera (2002 Lexus IS300): 88
9. Wesley Couture (2011 Hyundai Elantra): 72
10. Brittany Sanderson (2002 Subaru WRX): 59
11. Nick Cosentino (2012 Audi TT RS): 49
12. Vittorio Bueme (1992 Acura NSX): 48
13. Aaron Galliera (1996 Honda Civic): 9
14. Zach D'Anna (1998 Nissan Skyline): 8
(Updated: Aug 23 @ 12:09 PM EDT)

*(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 TO THE NEXT STAGE?
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?
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.

For Rules & Regulations, follow this link: www.tunerbattlegrounds.com/rules-and-regulations.

SCHEDULE
STAGE 1: TOP QUALIFIERS
Aug 21 @ 12:00 PM - Aug 23 @ 12:00 PM EDT

STAGE 2: TOP 4
Aug 24 @ 12:00 PM - Aug 25 @ 12:00 PM EDT

STAGE 3: TOP 2
Aug 26 @ 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM EDT

Winner will be announced Saturday, August 26th @ Award Ceremony.

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

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Importfest
Metro Toronto Convention Centre
255 Front Street West, Toronto, Ontario M5V 2W6
Saturday, August 26, 2017 (11:00 AM - 11:00 PM EDT)
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