TIMING IS EVERYTHING
Super Street|February 2020
CHRISTOPHER MONTANO DIDN’T PLAN TO HAVE HIS NSX SHIPPED OUT TO SEMA, BUT SOMETIMES THINGS JUST WORK OUT!
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Most enthusiasts are inundated with social media–based contests, giveaways, and raffles blasting across their feeds day in and day out. Some are better than others, some might feel a bit shady, and still others offer pretty significant opportunities. The 2019 ENEOS x Super Street SEMA vehicle search falls into the latter category. After the huge number of entries we received in 2018, our fans demanded we host another year—and 2019’s contest resulted in even more interest. So we painstakingly narrowed down an enormous field of entries to just five finalists, fans cast their vote via Instagram, and, in the end, the 2019 winner was this sultry NA2 NSX owned by Christopher Montano of Houston, Texas.

Timing has always been a big factor in Christopher’s automotive life, which dates all the way back to his high school days. He recalls, “Cars were life. People have bucket lists of places to visit and things to do; I had a bucket list of cars I wanted to own.” That list included an NSX, Ferrari 458, C10 truck, and a second-generation Integra—the last of which he actually owned and drove throughout his high school years before moving on to a CRX track car. A few years later, he picked up an Accord and lightly modified it before calling it quits because, as he notes, “life happened—I focused on my career.”

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