Dave Briggs takes on the unforgiving Streets of Long Beach in the first round of the 2014 Formula Drift season. Dave battles past champion Vaughn Gittin JR to a OMT and proves the 4 cylinder SR20 engine is still capable.
SANTA CLARITA, CALIF., March 31, 2014 – Achilles Radial is proud to announce the roster of talented drivers that will compete on Achilles Radial 123S tires in Formula DRIFT during the 2014 season. Anchored by 2012 Champion Daigo Saito and Formula DRIFT veteran Robbie Nishida, the team includes returning drivers and new faces, both within the PRO and PRO2 ranks.
Long Beach, Calif. March 4, 2014- Formula DRIFT has announced the return of all 4 Major Tire Partners; Achilles, Falken, Hankook and Nitto and returning Tire Suppliers; Kenda, Maxxis and Yokohama. In addition, GT Radial signs on as a new Tire Supplier for the 2014 season.
Formula DRIFT continues to be the proving grounds for tire manufacturers. The extreme conditions created through competitive drifting pushes the limits of the drivers, cars and the tires creating the ultimate performance test for the brands. Current returning tire partners include: Falken Tire (11th season), Hankook Tire (current tire manufacturer champion, 8th season), Nitto Tire (9th season), Achilles (3rd season), Yokohama (3rd season), Maxxis Tire (3rd season) and Kenda (5th season).
HUNTINGTON BEACH, CALIF., January 29, 2014 – We are proud to announce that Kenneth Moen will be partnering with Bridges Racing in the 2014 Formula Drift season. “I’m really excited to work with Kenny this year,” said Bryan Bridges. “He’s caught my eye over the last couple of seasons with his aggressive driving. He is very passionate and just wants to drive, the same as the rest of our guys. I think he’s going to make a great addition to our team, hope fully we can provide him with the tools he needs to make that final push for a podium.”
He will be campaigning a 700whp 2jz powered Nissan S14 240sx built by Limitless Motorsports. Moen will join the likes of Daigo Saito, Robbie Nishida, and Dean Kearney on Team Achilles this season. “We are excited to welcome Kenneth Moen to the Achilles family for this season, and cannot wait to see him create a ton of smoke with his Achilles 123S tires,” said Cheralyn Hale, Director of Marketing for Achilles Motorsports LLC.
Kenneth has won numerous competitions in Europe including the Norwegian Powerdrift Championship in 2008 and 2009, the Nordic Drifting Championship in 2010, the Falken Cup in 2012, and the Breisladden Powerslide Competition an amazing six times. His Lillehammer hill climb video is one of the most viewed drifting videos with over 1.4 million views. “I’m really happy to be working with Bryan Bridges and Bridges Racing in 2014. Working with a team with such a long history of success puts me where I need to be as a driver!” said Moen.
Kenneth Moen’s sponsors include Achilles Radial, Badass Parts, Deatschwerks, Feal Suspension, Nuke Performance, Sellholm Tuning, Turbo by Garrett, and Wisefab.