nelson queralta | State of Stance

Formula Drift 2015 Round 1: Streets of Long Beach

Formula DRIFT Round 1: Results; Fredric Aasbo wins Streets of Long Beach Word by: John P Photography by: Nelson Ayra   Long Beach, Calif. – April 12, 2015 – Formula DRIFT presented by GoPro kicked-off the first event of the 2015 World Championship season with Round 1: Streets of Long Beach to a sold out crowd. Fredric Aasbo in the Rockstar Energy Drink / Hankook Tire Scion tC takes the victory and the lead in the chase for the championship. Round 1: Streets of Long Beach started off the twelfth season of Formula DRIFT to a sell out crowd. Over 20,000 fans experienced the action and excitement at the Streets of Long Beach Grand Prix...

Nemesis Blue Oct17

Nemesis Blue

  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 track ripping sideways to get the gold. During the show we decided to catch up with our longtime friends from Team Nemesis. We consider them family as they have embraced State of Stance with open arms and gracious hospitality. While catching up we noticed a lot of changes since we last covered some of their team last December in Houston at Wekfest. One of...

Kickin it Old School | JPN Garage’s 240Z Dec10

Kickin it Old School | JPN Garage’s 240Z

Kickin it Old School JPN Garage Z Car Photography by Steven Martinez Words by Nelson Queralta Jr Oh boy. Where do I begin? Just look at the photos. That’s Central Florida. That car is within the borders of the United States. I mention that because when I see the photos taken by the very talented Steven Martinez and, I see the car built by the founder of newly-opened JPN Garage Fernando Reyes. All I can think and feel is West Coast style and Japan vibes. Can’t help it. Ok first, let’s start with a little background on the owner of this gem. Fernando is originally from New York and moved to Puerto Rico when he was ten years old. He’s...

Formula D: New Jersey | The Gauntlet

Formula D: New Jersey The Gauntlet   Press Release via John Pangilinan Photography Emil Garcia & Nelson Queralta Round 4: The Gauntlet at Wall Speedway Results; Daigo Saito Takes the Victory Long Beach, Calif. – June 22, 2013 – Formula DRIFT presented by GoPro returned to Wall Speedway in New Jersey for Round 4: The Gauntlet. Daigo Saito the driver of the Achilles / Bridges Racing Lexus SC430 increases his Championship point lead with his second victory of the season. For the second year in a row, Round 4: The Gauntlet showcased action in front of a sold out crowd in New Jersey. This event marks the half-way mark for the...

FD Palm Beach | Invasion

FD Palm Beach Invasion Press Release by John Pangilian Photography by Emil Garcia, Nelson Queralta & Michael Alvarado Round 3: Invasion at Palm Beach International Raceway Results; Michael Essa Takes the Victory Long Beach, Calif. – June 1, 2013 – Formula DRIFT presented by GoPro returned to Palm Beach International Raceway for Round 3: Invasion. Michael Essa in the GSR Autosport / Yokohama Tire BMW M3 takes the victory and moves into third place overall in the standings. Round 3: Invasion returned for the third consecutive season to South Florida to a capacity crowd. The fans were treated to exciting on-track action intermingled...