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Papadakis Racing transforms new Supra into drift car

LOS ANGELES, California (February 21, 2020) – Legendary race car builder Stephan Papadakis today reveals what it takes to tear down a brand new production vehicle as he prepares to transform a 2020 Toyota GR Supra with 500 miles on it into a competition-ready drift machine. “Tearing a brand new car down to bare metal … Continue reading Papadakis Racing transforms new Supra into drift car

GT Radial Returns to Formula Drift

RICHBURG, SC (Feb. 13, 2020) – GT Radial is returning to Formula DRIFT, North America’s professional drifting competition, in 2020. The brand has been in the US market for more than 25 years and proven to deliver quality, performance, durability and value. Furthermore, several GT Radial product lines are produced in the company’s newest manufacturing … Continue reading GT Radial Returns to Formula Drift

FCP Euro and LIQUI MOLY Partner with Michael Essa in Formula Drift

When Michael Essa–the only BMW driver in the Formula Drift paddock with an actual BMW engine–reached out to FCP Euro and LIQUI MOLY for a partnership, it was a match made in heaven. Essa, in his 12th year of competition with Formula Drift, runs a Porsche/BMW race shop in SoCal. FCP Euro, one of the … Continue reading FCP Euro and LIQUI MOLY Partner with Michael Essa in Formula Drift

ROYAL PURPLE NAMED OFFICIAL OIL OF FORMULA DRIFT

INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana (December 12, 2019) – Formula DRIFT is pleased to announce a new partnership with Royal Purple, which will become the Official Oil of Formula DRIFT. The announcement of the new partnership was made by officials from both Formula DRIFT and Royal Purple in a press event on the opening day of the Performance … Continue reading ROYAL PURPLE NAMED OFFICIAL OIL OF FORMULA DRIFT

Papadakis Racing reveals dyno results for 2020 Toyota GR Supra engine project

LOS ANGELES, California (November 20, 2019) – Engine builder Stephan Papadakis today reveals the engine dyno results for his modified B58 engine project. The finale episode of the 1,000-horsepowered 2020 Toyota GR Supra series is now live on YouTube. Watch it here: https://youtu.be/WzgzSnYDvz4 “This was a big moment for us. You can’t hide from the … Continue reading Papadakis Racing reveals dyno results for 2020 Toyota GR Supra engine project

2020 FORMULA DRIFT SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED

Following the announcement made this morning at the annual Formula DRIFT media conference during the SEMA show, we are pleased to release the provisional 2020 FD calendar. As you will note, there are many familiar venues on the calendar as well as two big changes to highlight. *indicates change of venue Sticking with tradition, the … Continue reading 2020 FORMULA DRIFT SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED

PLEASE JOIN US FOR THE FORMULA DRIFT PRESS CONFERENCE AT SEMA 2019

All registered media at SEMA 2019 are invited to attend the Formula DRIFT press conference, which takes place in the SEMA Media Center at 11:30-11:50AM on Wednesday, November 6. The Media Center is Room S229, which is located on the upper level between the SEMA Central and South Halls. Click here for directions. Conference attendees … Continue reading PLEASE JOIN US FOR THE FORMULA DRIFT PRESS CONFERENCE AT SEMA 2019

2019 FORMULA DRIFT AWARDS CEREMONY RECOGNIZES THE STARS OF THE SERIES

As the traditional end to the Formula DRIFT season, the series organizers held their annual Awards ceremony the evening after the thrilling finale at Irwindale Speedway. It gives drivers and teams a chance to honor the top drivers, rookies, fan favorites and the people who play important roles behind the scenes in both the Formula … Continue reading 2019 FORMULA DRIFT AWARDS CEREMONY RECOGNIZES THE STARS OF THE SERIES

#FDIRW Top 10

10. Dai Yoshihara the Consistent Top 10 Driver Nobody Talked About Dai Yoshihara had a quiet but successful season after struggling for years with his new chassis. He finished this year in ninth place with 360 points backing up his 2018 performance of 349 points that placed him in 10th place. His one podium of … Continue reading #FDIRW Top 10

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