Drivers headed to Tor Kielce, Poland as the opening round of the 2016 Federal Tyres King of Europe ProSeries, Pro2 and Queen of Europe seasons got underway. With qualification taking place on Friday, drivers were pushing their cars to the limits in the perfect weather conditions at the impressive high speed circuit, which features on the King of Europe calendar for the first time.
With the ProSeries drivers having plenty of practice in the perfect dry and warm conditions, the weather suddenly turned which immediately changed the situation drastically. As the rain poured down on the track, the challenging qualification laps got underway for the drivers. Although they were facing the extreme conditions, it didn’t stop them pushing as hard as they could – clocking entry speeds of over 155kph!
We have yet more incredible news to announce from our amazing sponsors! This time, Recaro are giving drivers the opportunity to win FIA-approved seats including head-support throughout the 2016 calendar.
Recaro are once again continuing their fantastic on-going support in drifting which they have supplied for several years by giving the drivers an opportunity to win these amazing seats.
It’s a great opportunity for drivers to ensure that they meet the FIA safety requirements that shall be required throughout all of our Series from 2017 onwards. Recaro are committed to working alongside us to ensure that drifting continues its progression towards becoming a safer and more professional motorsport.
This, combined with the Federal Tyres offer of over €100.000 prize money to be won is ensuring that drivers will undoubtedly be pushing harder than ever in 2016 in order to get their hands on these amazing prizes!
As the 2016 approaches fast we take a look back at the highlights of 2015, this time it’s a trip high in to the French Alps.
Dear King of Europe Drivers,
We have some amazing news to announce from our main sponsors, Federal Tyres! Having already supported the drift scene for a long time, this year Federal Tyres will go one step further – giving away over 100.000 euros in cash money across all 2016 King of Europe events!
There will be 3.000/2.000/1.000 euros in cash to win at EVERY ProSeries event for the best 3 drivers using Federal Tyres, and 2.000/1.000/500 euros in cash at EVERY Pro2/Touge & Queen event for the best 3 drivers using Federal Tyres!
Rules for this amazing offer are simple: You must participate in the event using Federal Tyres, you must attend a photoshoot on the podium wearing the Federal cap and you must pre-order your tyres now from the official importer in order to be part of this amazing offer.
On top of that great news, special prices for Federal Tyres are available exclusively for King of Europe drifters, feel free to contact Adam Kerenyi immediately to get the best prices available!
Federal Tires has signed an agreement with King of Europe Limited to become title sponsor of all its 2016 international drift events. The Taiwanese manufacturer will give its brand name to all World, Asian, South American and European drift events and become the exclusive tires sponsor in the forthcoming 2016 season. Leader in the international tires business, Federal Tires will further popularizes its products on specific fast growing drifting markets.
“King of Europe Limited is extremely honored that a global, multinational corporation like Federal Tires is committed to offering new and expanded opportunities for drifting to succeed on the global stage and to inspire and bring more young people to choose this motorsport. The large support and sponsorship of an industry leader like Federal Tires sends a powerful message about the growing appeal of drifting as a motorsport discipline”
explains King of Europe Limited CEO Michaël Procureur.
By giving their brand name to this prestigious international drift organization, the management of Federal Tyres and King of Europe Limited are looking forward to having a long-term, fruitful relationship. Given the iconic brand’s phenomenal global reach, this synergistic partnership will provide the widest exposure and fantastic opportunities in the promotion of drifting around the world.
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