20130921_Tokewell CRX-Bakersfield-06912Remember, this ain’t a scene from a billion-dollar franchise staging a highway heist featuring 3 Civic black coupes with neon lights in their undercarriages. There are no undercover cops with lead feet. This is the real shit here. On Saturday, September 21, the Tokewell/Richewerks sponsored CRX made it’s debut at the West Coast Nationals at the Auto Club Famoso Raceway in Bakersfield, California. The Richewerks-built and owned CRX boasts a K-series motor that produces a sub-9-second 1/4-mile time. Tokewell representatives were on hand promoting user registration and giveaways which were a hit. Lanyards, stickers and license plate frames were well received and proudly displayed on several participant and spectator vehicles. Look for a full feature interview with the man himself — Richewerks.

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With the track coated with VHT throughout the day, traction was definitely not a problem and cars were literally smashing down the track in record time. The slowest car was probably 12 seconds with the rest of the competitors hitting sub 12’s all day.

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A race event wouldn’t be complete without hot models so we made our writer/import model Rene grace the event and pass out Tokewell swag.

The pit crew and the man himself.

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All day. Check out the full interview and feature in our 2nd issue here.

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