Well Rd.1 is in the books and what an amazing event it was. 2013 Champ Michael Essa was on point and out show that he is ready to defend his championship by Qualifying #1 for the event. Essa would make it all the way to to the top 4 where he was eliminated by Kenney Moen who was the surprise of the entire event. The entire weekend Moen was throwing down some amazing runs. Moen would take on Chris Forsberg in the finals. Forsberg would would put down two dominating run and take the win. Essa would take 3rd place dude to his higher qualifying position since the consolation round has been eliminated this year. This year looks to be yet another amazing year of competition. Now the Series is off to Road Atlanta for Round 2 and we have you chance to win tickets.
"Dean Kearney returning "Home" will compete in the Irish Drifting Championship in 2014, piloting MG Crash repairs Nissan S15" In 2012, MG Crash Repairs successfully won the final Prodrift championship. MG Crash Repairs will return to a full season of competition in the Irish Drifting Championship, Bringing in 2009 ProDrift Super Series champion and Dean Kearney to pilot their Nissan S15. MG Crash Repairs competed in select drifting events in 2013 in Ireland and the UK with Team owner/operator Mark Gaffney behind the wheel of the S15. MG Crash Repairs took the top two spots at the final ProDrift event ever back in 2012 when Brendan Stone clinched his championship in an S15 while Dai Yoshihara drove a Toyota Altezza to a second place finish. With the new season just days away MG Crash repairs have announced it will be back to fight for a championship with Dean "Karnage" Kearney behind the wheel of the 550hp RB26-powered car and the help of some great partners coming on board, including Chambers Performance, Mechanic mobile.net and City Auto Components.
The 2014 season of the British Drift Championship kicked off at Lydden Hill in Kent last weekend.
Dave Briggs takes on the unforgiving Streets of Long Beach in the first round of the 2014 Formula Drift season. Dave battles past champion Vaughn Gittin JR to a OMT and proves the 4 cylinder SR20 engine is still capable.
For Immediate Release – April 15, 2013
Torrance, California – The 2014 Formula Drift season kicked off to yet another sold out crowd, packed bleachers and lots of tire smoke. It marks the start for the 11th season of professional drifting in the U.S. and being involved from its inception, it would also be 11 years behind a professional drift car for Daijiro Yoshihara. This season for The Falken Tire team would not be like years past as a new car was unveiled for competition. This year’s new competition car would be a Subaru BRZ, an already popular platform and chassis in the drift series. (more…)