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With 60% of the Popular Vote, Michael Torino (2014 Scion FR-S) is the winner of the PASMAG Tuner Battlegrounds #TBGLIVE award category competition at Tuner Evolution: SoCal in Anaheim, CA on January 14th! Stay tuned to his print feature in an upcoming issue of PASMAG!

TUNER EVOLUTION: SOCAL - STAGE 3
Jan 14 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM PST

In Stage 3 of the Tuner Battlegrounds award category competition at Tuner Evolution: SoCal in Anaheim, CA on January 14th, the voters have selected 2 (two) competitors to advance from Stage 2 (scroll down to see HISTORY)! Seed No 1. Gerardo Castro (2012 Honda Civic Si) will be battling for votes against Seed No 2. Michael Torino (2014 Scion FR-S). 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 Sunday, January 14th between 10:00 AM and 5:00 PM PST, 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. Gerardo Castro (2012 Honda Civic Si): 40%
(Voters: 127, Impressions: 268,988 / Reach: 295,047)

2. Michael Torino (2014 Scion FR-S): 60%
(Voters: 188, Impressions: 473,817 / Reach: 499,105)

The competitor with the highest quantity of voters at the end of Stage 3 wins the Tuner Battlegrounds #TBGLIVE award category at Tuner Evolution: SoCal!

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

TUNER EVOLUTION: SOCAL - STAGE 2
Jan 11 @ 12:00 PM - Jan 13 @ 12:00 PM PST

In Stage 2 of the PASMAG Tuner Battlegrounds award category competition at Tuner Evolution: SoCal in Anaheim, CA on January 14th, 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. Gerardo Castro (2012 Honda Civic Si) against Seed No 4. Antony Morfin (2011 Dodge Challenger SRT8), and in Battle 2, we see Seed No 2. Michael Torino (2014 Scion FR-S) against Seed No 3. Sal Arriaga (2015 Subaru WRX STI). The voting polls for Stage 2 are open between Jan 11 @ 12:00 PM and Jan 13 @ 12:00 PM PST, and the winner of each battle advances to Stage 3, the final round. Your vote matters!

BATTLE 1

1. Gerardo Castro (2012 Honda Civic Si): 195 (A)
4. Antony Morfin (2011 Dodge Challenger SRT8): 89

BATTLE 2
2. Michael Torino (2014 Scion FR-S): 159 (A)
3. Sal Arriaga (2015 Subaru WRX STI): 158

(Updated: Jan 13 @ 12:15 PM PST)
*(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!

TUNER EVOLUTION: SOCAL - STAGE 1
Jan 8 @ 12:00 PM - Jan 10 @ 12:00 PM PST

PASMAG is proud to announce its partnership with Tuner Evolution: SoCal at the Anaheim Convention Center (800 W Katella Ave, Anaheim, CA 92802) on Sunday, January 14, 2018 (11:00 AM - 6:00 PM PST). 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. Gerardo Castro (2012 Honda Civic Si): 256 (A)
2. Michael Torino (2014 Scion FR-S): 148 (A)
3. Sal Arriaga (2015 Subaru WRX STI): 121 (A)
4. Antony Morfin (2011 Dodge Challenger SRT8): 90 (A)

5. Terry Ly (2008 Lexus ISF): 64
6. Ryan Quintanilla (2010 Audi A4): 61
7. Nicole Woolf (2012 Honda CR-Z): 49
8. Dana Balthasar (2015 Lexus RC F): 39
9. Stephan Shuff (2016 Lexus RC F): 33
10. Nikko Flores (2016 Scion FR-S): 18
x. Mario Kassamani (2011 BMW M3): 387 (WD)

(Updated: Jan 11, 2018 @ 11:55 AM PST)

*(A) - Advances to the next stage
*(WD) - Withdrew from competition

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: ELIMINATION
Jan 8 @ 12:00 PM - Jan 10 @ 12:00 PM PST

STAGE 2: TOP 4
Jan 11 @ 12:00 PM - Jan 13 @ 12:00 PM PST

STAGE 3: TOP 2
Jan 14 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM PST

Winner will be announced Sunday, January 14th @ Award Ceremony.

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

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Tuner Evolution: SoCal
Anaheim Convention Center
800 W Katella Ave, Anaheim, CA 92802
Sunday, January 14, 2018 (11:00 AM - 6:00 PM PST)
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About Tuner Evolution: SoCal - Coming to the west coast for the first time as a full automotive lifestyle event that showcases many aspects of the aftermarket automotive industry, including some of the hottest customized vehicles in the country competing for top honors, vendors showing off their latest products, entertainment acts including bands, hip hop artists, bikini contest, celebrity appearances, models, and so much more!

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