– FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Tokyo, Japan, 2nd of April, 2015
For 11 years King of Europe has made its way throughout the European continent, appealing to millions of drift fans in dozens of countries, and even further extending to a global level thanks to the wide reach of the TV Channels that broadcast the series events each year. For 11 years King of Europe has continued to improve, to grow and to attract Europe’s finest drivers and most enthusiastic fans and future fans but time has come to reach a new continent : Asia.
Time has come to create a new challenge : King of Asia. 2015 Inaugural event took place last week-end at Nikko race track, 140 kilometers north of Tokyo in Japan. This World Exhibition Match was the first event of the 2015 Federal Tyres King of Asia “exhibition tour”. A total of 35 drivers made their way to Nikko, mainly coming from Japan but also from countries like: Italy, France, United Kingdom, Poland, Australia, USA, Brazil, Singapore and Malaysia. French champion Nicolas Delorme was the only one with his own car, other foreigners went for the local rental option.
Victory went to Naoki Nakamura who defeated Daigo Saito in final. Nakamura Naoki won also a “race package” to Europe, flight, race car and all expenses paid for him. End of the story ? Far from it, Malaysian exhibition is set to start in less than two months, followed by Australian exhibition match in October.
In just one event, Federal Tyres King of Asia has built a strong image and will continue his successful Asian tour, this is just the beginning of a new drift era in Asia. King of Asia has been fortunate enough to benefit from the amazing support coming from global renown companies : Federal Tyres, Motul Lubricants, KW Suspensions, Dotz Tuning Wheels, Recaro Automotive, Remus Innovation and MyWay Drift School.
Tokyo, Japan, 27th of July, 2014 – 2014 has seen King of Europe entering it’s 10th season of drifting throughout the
European Continent. Along these 10 years, King of Europe has established itself as the
biggest, most popular, and most professional drift series on the old continent. With a
remarkable reach of more than 85 million people by means of TV, more than 1 million fans
in Social Media, more than 120.000 fans attending the 21 events throughout the year, and
a constant flow of pre-event and post-event media, including viral videos and large scale
photo galleries, King of Europe has grown immensely from just an idea, to a professional,
world-renown drift series.