Photography: Nelson Queralta
Article: Guest writer Michael Myers
Todays feature is from our trips to Dallas Texas during the Formula Drift event and Offsetkings car show back in September at Texas Motor Speedway. We’re highlighting all the amazing battles and rivalries on the...
Do you ever think to yourself and ask why do we do what we do with our cars ? Why so much prep work for a show that people will just look at your car and keep walking ? Its all because of the passion and the love to keep the scene alive and that’s what we noticed in Ariel’s G35. Every day it gets more and more difficult to make sure you stand out.
Once Ariel laid eyes on this G35 he already knew what the game plan was for it. Looks were his main focus so soon after he bought the car he went with a set of K Sport Kontrol coil overs to comfort his ride and height. After some motivation from TruFitment’s leader Johnny he...
Formula DRIFT Round 6: Showdown Results;
Fredric Aasbo is Victorious at Texas Motor Speedway
Word by: John P
Photography by: Nelson Queralta
Long Beach, Calif. – September 14, 2014 – Formula DRIFT for the second consecutive year returned to Texas Motor Speedway for Round 6: Showdown. Fredric Aasbo in the Hankook Tire / Scion Racing tC takes his second victory of the season.
Round 6: Showdown held at Texas Motor Speedway brought professional drifting to Texas for the second consecutive year. The event featured the Round 2 of the PRO 2 series, Offset Kings car show, and action from the Pro Championship. The weather held up on the main...
This is a real jaw dropper ! BMW has released their newest addition to the M Performance line up. Were talking about the 2015 BMW M4. Coming with a whopping 425 HP that comes from a very powerful 3.0 liter, 6 inline Twin Turbo engine. With options of 6 speed manual or 7 speed auto w/ paddle shifters on this rear wheel drive chassis. Once the Launch Control setting is active the estimated time of 0-60 is a quick 3.9 seconds.
The accents on this beauty are amazing. The body lines are made specifically for aerodynamics on the track. A lot of the components in the M4 are made of Carbon Fiber including the drive shaft, exhaust tips, and...
Nurotag wasn’t done with their tour just yet! They came back to it’s beloved home, Miami. Bigger and better this time! Not only indoor but also outdoor and of course full of elegant taste. Everything was to be seen. From Classic, Import, Luxury and Stance was a part of each ride. There was something for everyone. Pretty much any car enthusiast’s paradise in paradise. It was nice to see new faces and new outstanding projects, though there were people who attended from the last shows. Even with being attendants before they brought a new look and taste of their projects this time around with newer and exciting features to...
Be a part of the Jhonnattan Castro Racing Team at the next round of FormulaD taking place at Wall Speedway, New Jersey. You an Win Hankook VIP tickets for you and a friend.
For your chance to win just upload or repost a picture of the JCR race car on Instagram and write a comment about why you love the team. Make sure you hashtag #JCRTeam. The most original picture will win.
Winners will be announced on June 18th. You must be 18 years or older to win. Transportation to and from the speedway is not included.
Press release by: John Pangilinan
Long Beach, Calif. – May 31, 2014 – Formula DRIFT entered Homestead-Miami Speedway for the first time for Round 3: Miami Heat. Vaughn Gittin, Jr. in the Monster Energy / Nitto Tire Ford Mustang RTR takes his second consecutive victory.Round 3:...
Press Release by John Pangilinan
Long Beach, Calif. – May 10, 2014 – Formula DRIFT presented by GoPro entered Road Atlanta for Round 2: Road to the Championship. Vaughn Gittin in the Monster Energy / Nitto Ford Mustang takes the victory moving him into second place in the championship standings.
Round 2: Road to the Championship marked the eleventh visit to Road Atlanta. The thousands of fans in attendance witnessed an action packed event weekend.
“It’s wonderful to see the growth in attendance each year at Road Atlanta, where we held our first Formula DRIFT event eleven years ago,” says Jim Liaw, President of Formula DRIFT....
For the 2014 Formula D, State of Stance and Jhonnattan Castro Racing have teamed up to bring you a series of videos tracking his progress throughout the season. This video will be available after every round on YouTube for all to...
Does Technology significantly impact our entertainment or has our art finally paved the way for our future? It is an argument that has been talked about for decades. Here at State of Stance we believe that technology is a product of movies. Most of what we’ve come to know as advancements in technology have all been the inspiration of someone’s creative mind for a movie or entertainment program of sorts.
It comes as no surprise that General Motors is attempting to create a real life transformer. Using Google’s self-driving platform General Motors hopes to test a prototype replicating “Bumble Bee” from the Transformers franchise....
RUF is a very highly respected tuner of Porsche cars and a manufacturer in its own right. They have such a close relationship with the Porsche Factory that they purchase “bodies in white” and hand assemble bespoke sports cars with RUF issued VIN’s. RUF has been modifying and upgrading...
Project B-Hate: Coilover & Wheel Install from State of Stance on Vimeo.
Video by: Emil Garcia
I’m a family man. So naturally I have my wife and child in the car fairly often. This can make for quite the noisy car ride! As I watched the odometer tick...
Here at State of Stance we absolutely love being a part of charity events. They give us the chance to make an impactful difference in the community. Paul Barney, founder of Eurotripper, gave us the opportunity we were looking for. This event was held to showcase Brooke’s Legacy, an organization focused on giving abandoned pets second chances.
Eurotripper concentrates on air-cooled and water-cooled euros. They offer the Florida west coast euro community a place to gather, exhibit their beautiful cars, and pick up gear from some the industries coolest brands. Attendees came from all over the state to enjoy this “chill event”. Paul and...
Red Bull Global Rallycross
Poised for Breakout 2014 Season
Press Release by A Sobel
Red Bull Global Rallycross enters the 2014 season, its fourth full year of competition, set for an incredible breakout year. With a radically improved calendar, factory-backed competition, and the introduction of title sponsor Red Bull, the 2014 Red Bull Global Rallycross season will build on three years of solid foundations to produce incredible, high-flying competition.
Coming off of a strong 2013 season finale on the Las Vegas Strip, Red Bull Global Rallycross will debut a number of new and exciting venues similar in scope to that event. The 10-race...
IMSA Rolex 24 | Part 1
The Dawn of a New Era in Racing
Article by: Leo Diaz
Photography by: Nelson Querelta
In our last post we wrote about the impression we were left with after experiencing the Rolex 24 under its new management. Now lets talk more about what went down in the race. After...
2013 In Review
Here’s a review of a few of 2013’s most popular vehicles showcasing Strasse Wheels with a variety of exotic and high performance projects. Strasse kicked off 2014 with a record start and have plenty of new wheel designs, feature cars and plenty more in store for all of our clients and fans.
2014 Tickets on Sale
Words by: John Pangilinan
Long Beach, Calif. – January 29, 2014 – Formula
DRIFT kicks off the eleventh season of competition beginning with Round 1:
Streets of Long Beach on April 4-5. Tickets are now on-sale and can be
purchased online via the Formula DRIFT website, www.formuladrift.com
“This will be our seventh consecutive year drifting on the Toyota Grand Prix of
Long Beach Street Course,” said Jim Liaw, president and co-founder of Formula
DRIFT. “With the new season brings new cars and new drivers to the Series and
we are excited to kick off the action in April to another sell out...