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TBGLIVE Logo VIAS 2018

With 54% of the Popular Vote, the winner of the PASMAG Tuner Battlegrounds #TBGLIVE competition at the 2018 Vancouver International Auto Show at Vancouver Convention Centre West is Ken del Castillo (2008 BMW 135i)! Congratulations to Ken del Castillo! Thanks to all the supporters and competitors, and a huge shout-out to Drive Marketing Group and Vancouver International Auto Show for hosting the competition. Stay tuned for Ken's 2008 BMW 135i exclusive print feature in an upcoming issue of PASMAG!

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TBG VIAS 2018 Stage 3

Congratulations to the Top 2 competitors advancing to Stage 3: Top 2! In Stage 3 of the PASMAG Tuner Battlegrounds award category competition at Vancouver International Auto Show at Vancouver Convention Centre West (1055 Canada Place, Vancouver, BC V6C 0C3) on Wednesday, March 28 - Sunday, April 1, 2018, 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. Ken del Castillo (2008 BMW 135i) against Seed No 2. Sammy Tam (2003 Nissan 350Z). 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, March 31, 2018 between 10:00 AM and 5:00 PM PDT, 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. Ken del Castillo (2008 BMW 135i): 54%
(Voters: 73, Reach: 74,994 / Impressions: 76,476)

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2. Sammy Tam (2003 Nissan 350Z): 46%
(Voters: 61, Reach: 29,693 / Impressions: 29,705)

The competitor with the highest quantity of voters at the end of Stage 3 wins the Tuner Battlegrounds #TBGLIVE award category at Vancouver International Auto Show!

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

TBG VIAS 2018 Stage 2

Congratulations to the Top 4 competitors advancing to Stage 2: Top 4! In Stage 2 of the PASMAG Tuner Battlegrounds award category competition at Vancouver International Auto Show at Vancouver Convention Centre West in Vancouver, BC on March 28 - April 1, the voters have selected 4 (four) competitors to advance from Stage 1. Let the final battle begin! In Battle 1, we see Seed No 1. Ken del Castillo (2008 BMW 135i) against Seed No 4. Andrew McIntyre (1970 Datsun 510 Wagon), and in Battle 2, we see Seed No 2. Sammy Tam (2003 Nissan 350Z) against Seed No 3. Sam Ahmed (2006 Infiniti G35). The voting polls for Stage 2 are open between March 29 @ 12:00 PM and March 30 @ 12:00 PM PDT, and the winner of each battle advances to Stage 3, the final round. Your vote matters!

BATTLE 1
1. Ken del Castillo (2008 BMW 135i): 88 (A)
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4. Andrew McIntyre (1970 Datsun 510 Wagon): 30

BATTLE 2
2. Sammy Tam (2003 Nissan 350Z): 57 (A)
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3. Sam Ahmed (2006 Infiniti G35): 42

*(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!

TBG VIAS 2018 Stage 1

PASMAG is proud to announce its partnership with Vancouver International Auto Show at Vancouver Convention Centre West (1055 Canada Place, Vancouver, BC V6C 0C3) on Wednesday, March 28 - Sunday, April 1, 2018. 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. Ken del Castillo (2008 BMW 135i): 100 (A)
2. Sammy Tam (2003 Nissan 350Z): 78 (A)
3. Sam Ahmed (2006 Infiniti G35): 77 (A)
4. Andrew McIntyre (1970 Datsun 510 Wagon): 70 (A)
5. Richard Alejandro (2006 Subaru WRX STI): 67
6. Pouya Bahrami (2004 BMW M3): 65
7. Brian Tsang (2011 Infiniti G37xS): 41
8. John Shih (2012 Mazda 3): 28
9. Jacky Au (2011 Subaru WRX STI): 26
10. Bobby Edwards (2012 Subaru WRX STI): 21
11. William Lin (2009 Infiniti G37S): 18
12. Matt Young (1991 Nissan Skyline GTS-T): 10

(Updated: Mar 28, 2018 @ 12:11PM 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

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, March 31st @ Award Ceremony.

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

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Wednesday, March 28 - Sunday, April 1, 2018
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