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Formula DRIFT Round 2: Unchartered Territory; Orla...

  What would you be thinking coming into Rd 2 with high stakes on the table after Deane took top of the podium in Rd 1? Well, the Pro 1 field of cars were here to rock the pavement and put the pressure hard into doors. With Orlando Speed World giving one wild bank to ride, the hesitations to tap wall here were nonexistent! We always love this track’s ability to let the fans get up close and personal in turn one.   The shake down runs in practice Friday morning showed that everyone was on their A-game. To no surprise, qualifying went just as smooth. But competition is when things got hot and heavy. James Deane, coming...

Formula DRIFT Streets of Long Beach

Formula DRIFT Round 1: Streets of Long Beach 7 years dormant from the series, James Deane returns and takes the podium.     The Streets of Long Beach brought out the big burners through turns 9-11 once again. With it’s 14th season kicking off in the traditional, beautiful weather of Southern California, the stakes were driven deep in taking the first round of Formula DRIFT. And the drive could be seen in the aggression of these drivers. The drivers weren’t the only folks ready to clutch kick this season into gear. These fans came in the thick. They filled every seat in the stands to root on their favorite names behind...

Formula Drift Round 6 | Vegas After Dark

Formula Drift Round 6 Vegas After Dark Release by John Pangilinan Photography by Emil Garcia   Rhys Millen is Victorious at Formula DRIFT Round 6: After Dark; Championship Will Come Down to Final Event of the Season Long Beach, Calif. – August 26, 2012 – Formula DRIFT returned to the Las Vegas Motor Speedway for Round 6: After Dark. Rhys Millen in the RMR / Hankook Hyundai Genesis Coupe takes the victory and moves up to third place in the overall points standings leading into the final event of the season. Round 6: After Dark brought drifting back to Sin City and treated fans to a night spectacle that included the Vegas ProAm...

Formula D Seatlle | Evergreen Speedway

Formula D Seattle Evergreen Speedway Photography by Eric Lopotosky Under the ever so rainy Seatlle skies Vaugh Gittin takes his consecutive win in Formula D. Alongside him on the podium was Ryan Tuerk, and Rhys Millen. “This has been one of the most exciting events of the season,” said Jim Liaw, president and co-founder of Formula DRIFT. “The chase for the championship heats up as we head into the final two events of the season and it is still anyone’s to take with only 62 points separating the top 5 drivers.” The action on the track showcased the true competition of the Series with many close battles and upsets throughout...

Formula Drift | The Wall

Formula Drift The Wall Photography by Emil Garcia Release by John Pangilinan   Formula DRIFT returned to Wall Speedway for Round 4: The Gauntlet. Vaughn Gittin, Jr. in the Monster Energy / Falken Tire Ford Mustang takes the victory. Round 4: The Gauntlet at Wall Speedway saw a sold out crowd continuing the successful season. The Driftstream saw over 200,000 total views in a 24-hour period. “The drift fans from all over the North East are die hard and came to watch the action until the very end,” said Jim Liaw, president and co-founder of Formula DRIFT. “With many of the top drivers hailing from the area, the North East fans saw two...