Kansas City, Mo. – WELD’s new partnership with Justin Pawlak, or JTP as he is known by fans, for the 2015 race season will take the high-profile professional Formula Drift series driver from the desert in Moab, Utah to the streets of Long Beach for the season’s first race.
JTP is participating in the Easter Jeep Safari, which consists of trail rides, departing from Moab throughout the 9-day long event that concludes on Sunday, April 5. JTP will take part in the event for the first time from April 1-4, supporting the 100th anniversary JC Whitney Jeep JK sporting custom made WELD racing gear and WELD Rekon XT Bead-Loc wheels.
Long Beach, Calif. – March 31, 2015 – Formula DRIFT and GoPro continue their partnership for the 2015 season. GoPro will remain the exclusive and official camera partner for the Series.
The partnership with GoPro has helped elevate the fan experience through their state of the art technology, said Ryan Sage, vice-president and co-founder of Formula DRIFT. Fans can now feel like they are sitting shotgun for a ride-along, see the vantage point from a clipping point, and watch on television and online some of the most captivating and dynamic content produced with the HERO line of cameras.
GoPro, maker of lightweight, wearable and gear-mounted cameras that transform the way consumers and professionals capture and share meaningful content, is the exclusive on-car and in-car camera during official competition. As the official camera, GoPro enables Formula DRIFT to offer its fans an immersive, unique experience that enhances the excitement of the Series. The versatility of the HERO line of cameras allows for angles and perspectives otherwise unattainable.
Additionally, GoPro has provided the judges of the series more perspectives and insight helping them to review the performance and evaluate the competition.
Formula DRIFT and GoPro are the perfect combination to showcase the talent of these skilled drivers. The immersive capability of the camera and the incredible action on the course makes for unreal content for both fans and newcomers to the sport to enjoy, said Rod Rojas, Motorsports Marketing Manager at GoPro.
Tickets are now available for Round 1: Streets of Long Beach on April 10-11, including reserved seating, 2-day ticket packages, and VIP tickets and can be purchased through www.formuladrift.com, Ticketmaster outlets, and the Long Beach Convention Center box office.
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Las Vegas, NV – The Achilles booth was the site for the much anticipated unveiling of the new vehicles for fellow teammates and longtime friends Daigo Saito and Robbie Nishida. The duo will be competing in the Formula DRIFT 2015 championship behind the wheel of these new Nissans which will soon be finished by the Bridges Racing team.