Jade Resume


car-page-tops-resume Ever wonder what we have accomplished? What all this has been about and brought forward? Why we would spend all of our time and money on this sport? Well this might help.
  • Officially Established on October 11, 1997 in Orlando, Florida.
  • OUTSTANDING track record at winning awards, accolades, and titles in addition to receiving industry, media, and public recognition for representing the sports compact scene on the East Coast.
  • Ability to create new and trend setting methods to promote the East Coast sports compact scene while still excelling at current trends and vehicles of promotions.
  • 9 of Jade’s 13 coveted “Best Crew/Tightest Crew” titles were awarded within two show seasons, 2002 & 2003, including an unheard of dual Back to Back “Best Crew” titles in 2 separate states for Hot Import Nights.
  • Proven staying presence as a sports compact show team on the East Coast with a 16 year pedigree at competing as an entity and receiving awards at over a hundred national and local shows and events.
  • Media coverage and features including but not limited to Super Street, Sport Compact Car, Turbo, TMR, ESPN2, MaxItout video, Orlando Sentinel, Fox 35 News at 10, Nopi Tuner Vision, Hi Rev Tuners, Speedlogic, and Speedvision in addition to dozens of “E- magazines” online.
  • Selected as the first "Host Crew" for UTI's Torque Meets Tour. Over 400 cars, 30 vendors and thousands of spectators attended.
  • Commissioned by Speedvision to promote the sports compact show and race scene at Sebring by using Jade as pace cars and showcase cars at Sebring. Coverage was also handled by Speedvision.
  • Appearances in opening scene and the "warehouse scene" for the motion picture, “2 Fast 2 Furious”.
  • Members work and have worked for the largest companies in the industry.
Highlights
  • Aug, 1998: Acting Consultants for Jensen Car Audio to give feedback on product design and packaging geared towards car enthusiasts.
  • Dec, 1998: Awarded “Best Club” at Moroso Motorsports Park’s War of the Imports.
  • Apr, 1999: Awarded “Best Club” at Moroso Motorsport Park’s War of the Imports.
  • Jul, 1999: Awarded “Best Crew” at Full Blown in Gainesville, Florida.
  • Sep, 1999: Commissioned by Orlando Speedway to consult and promote the sports compact scene in Central Florida and created Import Night “Happy Hour” Swap meet atRace Rock.
  • Oct, 1999: Jade debuts on ESPN2 in the coverage at Moroso Motorsport Park.
  • Aug, 2000: Jade is recognized for it’s volunteer efforts in helping with the celebration of the City Of Orlando’s 125th birthday.
  • Oct, 2001: Jade presents second Annual Import Night “Happy Hour” atRace Rock.
  • May, 2001: Jade presents third Import Night “Happy Hour” at Race Rock.
  • May, 2001: Jade gets interviewed as “Import Scene Specialist” on Fox 35 News at 10 regarding new BF Goodrich Scorcher Tires and their effects on the sport compact car scene.
  • Jun, 2001: Awarded back to back “Best Crew” AND “Wildest Crew” at Impact car show.
  • Jun, 2001: Loews Theaters of Universal Studios chooses to showcase Jade Motorsports at the entrance of City Walk’s theater for the premier of “The Fast and Furious” (www.thefastandthefurious.com) .
  • Sep, 2001: Awarded “Best Crew” at NIRA event in Moroso Motorsports Park.
  • Oct, 2001: Awarded “Best Crew” at UNF import car show in North Florida.
  • Dec, 2001: Awarded “Best Crew” at Hot Import Nights in Ft Lauderdale.
  • Dec, 2001: Jade receives a team feature in the Max it Out dvd video (www.maxitout.tv ).
  • Mar, 2002: Awarded “Best Crew” at Import Showoff Spring Break Tuner Bash.
  • Apr, 2002: Awarded “Best Crew” at Auto Fusion Sport Compact Show in Gainesville Raceway.
  • Apr, 2002: Jade receives feature debut on Speedlogic television (www.speedlogic.net).
  • May, 2002: Awarded “Best Crew” at ECI Sport Compact Show in Jacksonville.
  • Jun, 2002: Meguiar’s (www.teammeguiars.com) chooses Jade Motorsports as a Sponsored Team.
  • Jun, 2002: Awarded “Best Crew” at IS2002 Sport Compact Show in Orlando.
  • Jun, 2002: Jade is featured on Deepvision.net E-magazine.
  • Aug, 2002: Awarded “Best Crew” at Hot Import Nights in Atlanta, Georgia.
  • Oct, 2002: Awarded “Best Crew” at Hot Import Nights in Orlando, Florida.
  • Oct, 2002: Orlando Sentinel (orlandosentinel.com) tags along for the weekend to write their article on Jade Motorsports & the sports compact scene.
  • Oct, 2002: Filming of The Fast and The Furious 2 with Jade used in multiple scenes.
  • Oct, 2002: Street Glow chooses Jade Motorsports as their first team to sponsor for the upcoming South East show circuit (www.streetglow.com).
  • March 15, 2003: Awarded "Best Club" at Mazda Extreme Street at Sebring
  • March 22, 2003: Awarded “Best Club” at Spring Break Tuner Bash at Daytona Beach
  • March 30, 2003: Awarded "Best Club" at Battle of the Imports at Orlando Speedworld
  • May 10, 2003: Awarded “Best Club” at Import Generation Tuner Expo at the Tampa Convention Center
  • June 6-7, 2003: In association with Universal Pictures, Jade Motorsports partakes in the Grand Opening of 2 Fast 2 Furious at Universal Studios Orlando CityWalk Loews Cineplex Movie Theater with 12 cars on display
  • June 21, 2003: Awarded "Best Club" at Import Xpression at the Miami Convention Center
  • July 19, 2003: Awarded "Best Club" at Speedlife at the Orlando Convention Center
  • Jul, 2003: Kenwood chooses Jade Motorsports as a Sponsored Team.
  • September 2006: Russ NSX fetaured at SEMA Import Auto Salon.
  • October 2006: Jade Selected as one of 3 teams to compete at the first Annual Scion Tuner Challenge.
  • October 2007: Jade Featured as a "Crew Challenge" in HIN Juiced 2 where you race Jade Members to try and win Brian's 350Z.
  • November 2007: Jade takes multiple awards at HIN Orlando.
  • November 2007: Jade Cars Transported to Puerto Rico for the fist HIN there.
  • November 2008: Jade Cars Featured at the Central Florida Auto Show.
  • May 2009: Jade takes home 3 awards at HIN in Tampa.
  • May 2011: Russ NSX is the Official Booth Car for the Nitto booth at ForulaD Atlanta.
  • April 2011: Russ and his NSX appear in Fast 5.
  • May 2012: Russ NSX is the Official Booth Car for the Nitto booth at ForulaD Atlanta.
  • October 2012 - 2 Jade Cars Featured at SEMA
  • October 2012 - Jade's GTSPEC Subaru BRZ selected as one of the top 10 FR-S/BRZ at SEMA.
  • April 2013: Host Club for first ever UTI Torque Meet Tour.
  • Over 20 Feature Articles.