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Hankook Tire Driver Chris Forsberg Grabs His 5th Podium Of The 2014 Formula Drift Season At Round 5: Throwdown

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WAYNE, N.J., July 21, 2014  For the 5th time this season Hankook Tire driver Chris Forsberg was on the winners podium this past weekend at Evergreen Speedway in Monroe, Washington having secured a third place finish at Formula Drift Round 5: Throwdown.  Forsbergs third place finish marks his fifth consecutive podium appearance of the season.

With the weather cooperating all weekend and an at capacity crowd in attendance, Forsberg in the Hankook Tire/CFR Nissan 370Z battled his way from Top 32 on Saturday making it to third place on the podium once all racing was said and done.  Hankook Tire teammate Fredric Aasbo finished the weekend just behind Forsberg in fourth place.  Forsbergs latest podium keeps him in first place overall in the 2014 Formula Drift Professional Championship points race.  Teammate Aasbo currently sits behind Forsberg in second place in the points race. (more…)

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Gatebil Rudskogen 2014 – Trailer

Published on July 22, 2014, by in Gatebil, Videos.

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SIKKY Drift Team by: Omnicoverage

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Formula DRIFT Round 5: Throwdown Results; Darren McNamara Takes the Victory 

Published on July 20, 2014, by in Formula Drift.

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Long Beach, Calif. – July 19, 2014 -– Formula DRIFT returned to Evergreen Speedway in Monroe, WA for Round 5: Throwdown. Darren McNamara in the Falken Tire Nissan S14 takes his first victory of the season.

Round 5: Throwdown held at Evergreen Speedway showcased intense competition throughout the weekend. The weather held up for the capacity crowd as they were entertained by the action on track, the open paddock and Offset Kings car show.

“The competition has tightened up with only two events remaining this season,” says Jim Liaw, President of Formula DRIFT. “We can expect the final two rounds of the season to be as intense as ever. The drivers will be battling for every point possible.”
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King of Europe ProSeries Round 4 Detailed Review

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King of Europe conquered by Poland
Halfway through the season, and what better place to go to after the challenging event in the United Kingdom other than Poland? Two years after the last event in Poland, the 2014 Monster Energy King of Europe Drift ProSeries has decided to return , this time on the newly built race-track at Tor Jastrzab, not far away from the city of Warsaw. 

    As expected, a large contingency of polish drifters registered and came to the event, and all of them were eager to go up against the King of Europe veterans, and show them what they’re made of.
Bartosz Stolarski, who had managed to get several podiums in King of Europe over the years, was also onsite, in his nearly 1000 horsepower Nissan S14, which is powered by a Turbo LS engine. The whole STW team was actually at the event, and this meant only more stress for the King of Europe drivers. Marcin Mospinek, back in his LS E30, Adam Zalewski, the wonder kid, now with a 500 horsepower 2JZ engine under the hood. (more…)

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Grunewald Heads to Evergreen Speedway for Formula DRIFT Throwndown

Monroe, WA – July 18, 2014 – Conrad Grunewald driver of the No. 77 Megan Racing/Top 1 Oil Chevrolet Camaro put on a great performance last month at Round 4: The Gauntlet in Wall, New Jersey. Fans watched in awe as Grunewald battled on the challenging track and had an impressive run to the Great 8 round of competition, until contact with Chris Forsberg resulted in defeat.

Grunewald is more than ready to take to the track in Monroe, Washington and closed off the day Thursday with a successful session of testing. “I’m looking forward to competing this weekend and the car is ready to go and running great,” said Grunewald. “We should be set up for a competitive weekend here at Evergreen Speedway.”

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