Formula D Confirms International Schedule

Posted on Feb 26, 2008 In Formula D Major Announcements

Formula D International

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February 26, 2008

Formula DRIFT Expands International

Long Beach, Calif. – February 26, 2008 – Formula DRIFT will expand international for the first time with (2) exhibition events to take place this year. The first event will be held in Singapore on April 27, 2008 at the Singapore Air Show Grounds and the second event will be held in Mexico at the Autodromo Monterrey, on August 23, 2008.

For the first time in the 5 year history of Formula DRIFT, the series will be holding an international exhibition and drift competition. The Singapore Air Show Grounds plays host to the milestone event and is presented by Binter & Co, as an exclusive alliance with Formula DRIFT Holdings, LLC to expand and build the sport of drifting out of North America. Formula DRIFT Singapore will see 37 Singaporean, Malaysian, Thai, Chinese, Indonesian drifters compete with 3 Formula DRIFT Pros for the Trophy and a drift exhibition with some of Formula DRIFT’s top talent. The ambassadors of Formula DRIFT will be drivers: Ryuji Miki, Daijiro Yoshihara, and Casper Canul. More information can be found at: www.formuladrift.com.sg.

“Taking the Formula DRIFT brand internationally is a huge milestone. Our priority is to continue to build the Series here while growing the sport of drifting as a whole,” said Jim Liaw, president and co-founder of Formula DRIFT. “We are very careful in choosing our event partners and take careful consideration of the boundaries of our international affiliates such as Drift Australia, MSC, and Pro Drift.”

The second international event will be in conjunction with GDC/Drifting Mexico and will be held at Autodromo Monterrey on August 23, 2008. The original date of this event has been moved and this is the new confirmed date. More information on this event will be available soon.

For more information contact:
John Pangilinan
The ID Agency
562.491.7503
john@theidagency.com

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