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Hot Import Nights: Los Angeles

Tuner Battlegrounds TBGLIVE Hot Import Nights

In Stage 3 of the Tuner Battlegrounds award category competition at Hot Import Nights: Los Angeles, the voters have selected 2 (two) competitors to advance from Stage 2 (scroll down to see HISTORY)!

Seed No 1. Jesus Sanchez (2005 Acura TSX) will be battling for votes against Seed No 3. Steven Sampaga (2006 Nissan 350Z)! Similar to Stage 2, 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.

State 3 voting polls will be open Saturday, August 19th between 10:00 AM and 9:00 PM EDT, and the winner will be announced during the award ceremony. Now it's your turn to make a difference! Your vote matters!

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HOT IMPORT NIGHTS: LOS ANGELES - STAGE 3
Aug 19 @ 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM PDT
To vote in Stage 3, create a new post on Instagram and/or Twitter and use the dedicated hashtag assigned to your favorite competitor below. Voting is limited to 1 (one) hashtag per Instagram/Twitter account. The vote counter starts at 10:00 AM PDT on Saturday, August 19th.

BATTLE 3
1. Jesus Sanchez (2005 Acura TSX)
To vote for Jesus, create a new post on Instagram/Twitter with a photo/video of his Acura TSX and use the hashtag #TBGJESUS in the caption.

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3. Steven Sampaga (2006 Nissan 350Z)
To vote for Steven, create a new post on Instagram/Twitter with a photo/video of his Nissan 350Z and use the hashtag #TBGSTEVEN in the caption.

* (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!

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HISTORY

HOT IMPORT NIGHTS: LOS ANGELES - STAGE 2
Aug 17 @ 12:00 PM - Aug 18 @ 12:00 PM PDT
In Stage 2 of the Tuner Battlegrounds award category competition at Hot Import Nights: Los Angeles, the voters have spoken and selected 4 (four) competitors to advance from Stage 1. Let the head-to-head battles begin! In Battle 1, we see Seed No 1. Jesus Sanchez (2005 Acura TSX) against Seed No 4. Jim Johnson (2016 Subaru WRX), and in Battle 2, we see Seed No 2. Scott Shin (2015 Toyota Sienna) against Seed No 3. Steven Sampaga (2006 Nissan 350Z). The voting polls for Stage 2 are open between Aug 17 @ 12:00 PM and Aug 18 @ 12:00 PM PDT, and the winner of each battle advances to Stage 3, the final round. Your vote matters!

BATTLE 1
1. Jesus Sanchez (2005 Acura TSX): 184 (A)
4. Jim Johnson (2016 Subaru WRX): 39

BATTLE 2
2. Scott Shin (2015 Toyota Sienna): 9
3. Steven Sampaga (2006 Nissan 350Z): 58 (A)

*(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!

HOT IMPORT NIGHTS: LOS ANGELES - STAGE 1
Aug 14 @ 12:00 PM - Aug 16 @ 12:00 PM PDT
PASMAG is proud to announce its partnership with Hot Import Nights for their Los Angeles tour stop at Levitt Pavilion MacArthur Park (2230 W 6th St, Los Angeles, CA 90057) on Saturday, August 19, 2017 (12:00 PM - 10:00 PM PDT). 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. Jesus Sanchez (2005 Acura TSX): 281 (A)
2. Scott Shin (2015 Toyota Sienna): 44 (A)
3. Steven Sampaga (2006 Nissan 350Z): 37 (A)
4. Jim Johnson (2016 Subaru WRX): 25 (A)
5. Roger Ho (2003 Lexus LS430): 7
6. John On (1998 Lexus LS400): 6
(Updated: Aug 16 @ 12:17 PM PDT)

*(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 14 @ 12:00 PM - Aug 16 @ 12:00 PM PDT

STAGE 2: TOP 4
Aug 17 @ 12:00 PM - Aug 18 @ 12:00 PM PDT

STAGE 3: TOP 2
Aug 19 @ 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM PDT

Winner will be announced Saturday, August 19th @ Award Ceremony.

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

#TBGLIVE BATTLE
Hot Import Nights: Los Angeles
Levitt Pavilion MacArthur Park
2230 W 6th St, Los Angeles, CA 90057
Saturday, August 19, 2017 (12:00 PM - 10:00 PM PDT)
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