This season not only brings a new Championship but also a new car. It was a challenging start with an engine and gearbox failure on separate practice sessions. Out came the engine and instead of a refresh, Performance-at-Hart built it capable of handling bigger power in the future.
A cold and windy Three Sisters Race Circuit in Wigan played host to Round 1 of the 2019 HEL Performance Driftcup season.
ENEOS – a division of JXTG Nippon Oil & Energy – is making history in the USA with its first ever attempt at the world famous Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on June 30, 2019. As the number one Japanese oil brand, ENEOS will be supporting 2011 Formula DRIFT champion, Dai Yoshihara. He will be swapping his 1000hp Turn 14 Distribution / Falken Tire / ENEOS Subaru BRZ drift racer for a 900hp Toyota 86 specially prepared for the 12.42-mile Race To The Clouds by Evasive Motorsports.
Wow Round 5 did not disappoint!
After struggling with speed in Round 3, I had a lot of work to do. I didn’t know if the work was needed on the car or my driving style. It turned out to be both.
DriftCup Round 4 at Teeside, I went into this round on a high after my last round at Rockingham getting a podium.