Driven Edmonton, 2020
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Driven Edmonton, 2020

opinionated, yet unaffiliated, ramblings on the car culture, car shows, and Driven.

Roll-in, Roll-out
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Roll-in, Roll-out

opinionated, yet unaffiliated, ramblings on the car culture, car shows, and Driven.

COVID-19 and the Car Scene
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COVID-19 and the Car Scene

Blog by Mike Beaumont (@hako.sukairain) Let’s go ahead and maintain 2 metre social distancing. How a pandemic is impacting the car culture, car shows, and Driven. 2020 was off to a rough start, with the Australia wild-fires and the threat of WWIII. These were [somewhat] far-reaching from the local, and Canadian, car scene. However, someone…

Creasey, the 2019 Driven Tour Champion
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Creasey, the 2019 Driven Tour Champion

Blog by Mike Beaumont (@hako.sukairain) Let’s take a few minutes to recognize the tireless efforts of the 2019 Driven Tour Champion. A bit of history on the Tour Championship. A few years ago, Driven announced they would be giving Tour Champion awards for the person/vehicle that attended the most shows (read that as registered &…

Trend, fad, or fiction
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Trend, fad, or fiction

Blog by Mike Beaumont (@hako.sukairain). [feature image by @takara.style] Let’s be serious, did anyone think the fanny pack would ever be trendy again? The answer is no…but we were wrong. Similar to fashion, the car scene is teeming with cyclic trends. We often see the reemergence of long-gone fads, which is normal and inevitable, but…

Dirty Secrets
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Dirty Secrets

Blog by Mike Beaumont (@hako.sukairain). [feature image by @laurenfrotch] Let’s be honest, having a dirty car at a show is no secret. Everyone sees it. Well, maybe not “everyone”…Stevie Wonder goes to car shows, right? Every show, after roll-in (and most times before roll in) we see people cleaning, tidying, and detailing their cars. There…

Sore Winners
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Sore Winners

Blog by Mike Beaumont (@hako.sukairain) Let’s jump right into this…the first of many opinionated, yet unaffiliated, ramblings on the car culture, car shows, and Driven. We’ve all heard about, and often had firsthand experience dealing with sore losers. More specifically, those competitors at Driven whose cars did not win an award. This post is not…