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Formula Drift 2015 Rd 2: Road to the Championship

Formula DRIFT Round 2: Road to the Championship Results; Aurimas “Odi” Bakchis Takes His First Victory Moves into First Place in the Standings Word by: John P Photography by: Nelson Queralta Jr Long Beach, Calif. – May 9, 2015 – Formula DRIFT presented by GoPro returned to Road Atlanta for Round 2: Road to the Championship. Aurimas “Odi” Bakchis in the Feal Suspension / ARK Performance / Nitto Tire Nissan 240 SX takes the victory for his first Formula DRIFT win of his career and rises to the top of the standings. Round 2: Road to the Championship was a night of upsets as the top qualifiers failed to move past the early rounds...

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...

Old School Swag Mar08

Old School Swag

Old School Swag Down South E30 Photography by Nelson Queralta Words by Emil Garcia Every now and the phone rings and on the other end is a request that we cannot turn down. This was the case with Guillermo Rodriguez’s 1991 BMW 325i , after hearing that the car was complete we headed over to make sure we got first crack at it. Guillermo has been a part of the local drift scene since his days with his original E30 and S.N.S Gang. As usual life happened and people went on to do their separate things. Guillermo however never lost the urge to build, after finishing a Subaru build with his father, he took to a new E30. In the eyes of the...

Air it Out | Vossen Accord pt.2 Jan15

Air it Out | Vossen Accord pt.2

Air it Out Vossen Accord pt.2 Photography by Nelson Queralta Words by Emil Garcia Some time ago we featured Jorge Alvarez’s CS1 accord coupe, previously it was static on Vossen CV2. Things have changed since the last time that we saw this car, and for the better. Jorge’s has gone through a rather drastic transformation. Instead of his previous set of coilovers, Jorge now rides around on Airex full digital air suspension, and he has ditched the Vossen CV2s in favor of newer Vossen CV7s (20×10.5) For those of you who have seen the car previously, you will have notice that the interior has also received an overhaul. The guys...