This year we will be bringing you articles from several drivers competing in the HEL Performance Driftcup season, Craig Taylor is the first in his unique RB powered Subaru Imprezza.
The 2018 season of the HEL Performance Driftcup kicked off at Rockingham Motor Speedway alongside Spring Matsuri.
The start of the 2018 Formula D season is right around the corner and we are so ready to see some car’s smoking up some tires again on the city streets of Long Beach. James Deane looks to kick of his title defense as well as trying to repeat his Rd.1 win from last season. Deane and his team were sure one fire last season and look to give the field another taste of what they have, but will we see someone challenge him for the top spot? Will it be a favorite Formula D veteran or will we get a new up and coming driver throw it down right off the bat. Now let us know what you are most excited for this year, From new builds to drivers or tracks. Share your excitement with us and you might get change at getting to see round one in person.
JE Pistons – an industry leader in high-performance forged and billet racing pistons – has crafted a unique relationship with Formula DRIFT and will launch a new technical video segment that will air during the series’ livestream broadcasts.
Former Formula DRIFT driver Robbie Nishida will host two JE Pistons sponsored technical segments during each of the nine livestream broadcasts. The videos are designed to educate viewers on everything from the art of drifting to making power under the hood, chassis setup, and more.
Each video can be viewed during the Formula DRIFT livestream and will be available post-race via the series’ social media channels.
Formula DRIFT – the world’s premier competitive drifting series – is delighted to announce its return to The House of Drift at Irwindale Speedway in Southern California for the Final Round on October 12/13, 2018.
Irwindale Speedway hosted the very first drift event in North America and has become synonymous with the fastest growing motorsport in the world.
Towards the end of 2017, Irwindale Speedway management announced it would be closing and Formula DRIFT actively sought an alternative venue. Its 2018 schedule initially indicated the 2018 Pro and Pro 2 Finals would take place in Las Vegas. However, everybody associated with Formula DRIFT was delighted to learn that Irwindale Speedway is under new management and has signed a three-year deal to keep the series at The House of Drift.
Drift Wars Season Prologue
Around the turn of the new year, the off-season rumor mill is usually in full effect. All the sponsorship contracts are wrapping up, builds are coming out of the paint booth, and organizers are dotting T’s and crossing I’s on their contracts for the season. But what if there was an entire other group of drivers and organizers preparing for the drifting season in their own way? Equipped with their own set of off-season rumors, sponsor contracts, and driver changes? Well, welcome to the world of E-Sports Drifting.
If you’re not familiar with E-Sports don’t be alarmed, while it has gained an impressive amount of popularity over the years, it is not yet a common household name. Now, E-Sports has primarily been ruled by fighting games, top down strategy games, and first-person shooters over the years. However, there’s a competitive side to gaming that has yet to hit the limelight, the world of competitive Forza Motorsport drifting.