Before the 2016 season kicks off I thought it would be a good chance to look back at some of the highlights of the 2015 season that some of you might have missed.
First time in Russia, St. Petersburg, professional drift driver Sergey Kabargin shows amazing drifting through the city.
Nissan 200SX S13 powered by a Nissan VR38DETT engine with around 800hp. Enjoy some drifting scenes both on board and from the outside of him driving around Varano de’ Melegari circuit.
Long Beach, Calif. February 24, 2016 Formula DRIFT presented by Blackvue has renewed their relationship with Evergreen Speedway for three years extending into 2018. Since 2005, the venue has hosted the Series in the Pacific Northwest.
Formula DRIFTs priority has been to establish a foundation for the sport of Drifting, said Jim Liaw, president and co-founder of Formula DRIFT. We found our home in the Pacific Northwest with Evergreen Speedway back in 2005. Since then, we have grown to be one of the largest events at the venue. By renewing our relationship with our third longest running venue for three more seasons only makes sense.
In 2005, Formula DRIFT began the relationship with Evergreen Speedway. 2016 marks the 11th consecutive season for the Series to return to the venue, which is the 3rd longest running relationship for the Series with a track only followed by Irwindale Speedway and Road Atlanta. The event draws one of the largest attended crowds outside of Southern California showcasing the popularity of the sport in the Pacific Northwest. The events popularity stems from the exciting action on track. The course is one of the most challenging on the circuit and the variable weather conditions adds a dynamic element to the competition. Continue reading