Rockingham Drift Days have been around for a while now and we have attended a couple in the past in order to see what pro divers were out testing their cars and capture some cool photos for all of you.
Long Beach, Calif. – April 8, 2017 – Formula DRIFT returned for night two of the Motegi Racing Super Drift Challenge as part of the 43rd Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach. Forrest Wang in the Get Nuts Lab / Zestino Tires Nissan 240 is victorious.
Formula D Kicked off its 2017 season down in Long Beach CA on the world famous street course. This event is always such an fun and exciting time, Checking out all the new builds, paint schemes as well just catching up with good friends and enjoying the sport we all love.
Due to unfortunate circumstances Charles Kaki Ng is pulling out for the remainder of the Formula Drift US Season. An unforeseen overseas sponsor issue arose and they have unfortunately decided to pull support from Charles for the remainder of the US Formula Drift season. This doesn’t affect his deal with his sponsors abroad and he will continue to race there. Charles will be looking to see if anything can be done prior to the season end to see if he can return to the US to continue the Formula Drift season there. We will keep you posted once we know further as the season progresses.
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NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 4, 2017 – Hankook Tire driver Ryan Tuerck battled his way to a podium finish at the opening round of the 2017 Formula Drift season. Ryan kicked off his second season with Hankook Tire by placing third at Formula Drift Round 1: Streets of Long Beach last weekend.
The pursuit of the Driver’s Championship Title and Tire Manufacturer’s Cup started with an exciting weekend of action. With dry track conditions and warm temperatures, drivers got off to a fast start at a racetrack known for its narrow turns and high-speed entry points. After a solid top three finish in the qualifiers, Ryan earned himself a first-round bye and then advanced to the semifinal round driving his signature Toyota GT86 on Hankook’s new Ventus R-S4 tires.
“It’s amazing to kick off the 2017 season with a podium finish and great support from all our partners including Hankook,” said Tuerck. “This was the first race using the Ventus R-S4 tire, and it not only provided amazing grip, but the stiffer sidewalls and new compound allowed us to get a longer life out of the tire while maintaining consistency throughout all of our runs.” Continue reading
ExtremeBHP Motorsport have been around for a while now with several drivers competing in Driftcup. This season we are going to bring you updates on the team as they try to earn their place in the British Drift Championship.