Formula D Pro Am

2014 Midwest Drift Union Round 4 – Streets of Detroit [GALLERY]

RolandoAlfaro ShaneWhalley AndrewLewisThe Midwest Drift Union returned to the Streets of Detroit in a big way! Jason Carroll of Square 1 photographer captured these awesome images for us over the weekend. The Streets of Detroit enjoyed another takeover during the Woodward Dream cruise weekend! Follow the link below for all the images.

Check out the Gallery: http://www.wreckedmagazine.com/gallery/thumbnails.php?album=427

2014 Lone Star Drift Round 6 at Mineral Wells [GALLERY]

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Jason Scott covered the final round of the Lone Star Drift series which saw stars from the D1GP series even make the trip to watch this Pro Am final round. Dewayne Ramsey won the event and almost won the whole series over the weekend at Mineral Wells. Sit back and enjoy a ton of photos from the weekend.

 

Check out the Gallery: http://www.wreckedmagazine.com/gallery/thumbnails.php?album=426

2014 Lone Star Drift Round 6 at Mineral Wells [RESULTS]

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The Lone Star Drift series wrapped up this weekend with a big event at Mineral Wells. Josh McGuire was eliminated early over the weekend but managed to win the series by 3 points! Here is how this rounds podium wound up:

1. Dewayne Ramsey
2. Aaron Losey
3. Ignacio Mendoza

2014 Midwest Drift Union Round 4 on Streets of Detroit [RESULTS]

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The Streets of Detroit were invaded for the second time during the Woodward Cruise weekend to run Round 4 of the Midwest Drift Union. Some great drift battles went down in this slower speed city course which resulted in Andrew Lewis taking home first place. Here is how the podium finished up:

1st Andrew Lewis
2nd Wade Odrey
3rd Brian Peter

2015 Lone Star Drift TXSL Series for the Budget Minded Drifter

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The guys over in Texas have put together a cool plan for drifting in 2015. The TXSL series is for the budget minded drifter. Pro Am and Pro 2 drifting gets more expensive year after year so the guys at Fabricated Motorsports created a series that goes in the overall direction.

The rule book is setup to encourage the careful purchase of a car that fits the rules, will be fun to own and drift, with as little maintenance and cost to modify as possible. Cars such as E36M3 are now roughly 3-5K for a manual transmission car without major issues, and red top S13 are in the same price range. The goal is that a car with the addition of a few suspension mods, knuckles, racing seat, and a simple cage a 5K dollar will be capable of winning the series.

The event schedule will come out shortly we imagine but while you are waiting for that check out the simple rulebook to keep the cars in budget:

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2014 Golden Gate Drift Round 3 [RESULTS]

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Golden Gate Drift Round 3 was scorching hot at Stockon 99 raceway! Some serious carnage went down in morning practice (you can see the aftermath on our Instagram). In the end some talented drivers made it onto the podium and mixed up the championship points chase with only one round left. Photo credit to JJ Wright. Here is how they finished:

Round 3 Results :
1st: Crick Filipi
2nd: Joe Tardiff
3rd: Ryan Rasberry

 

 

A Look at Pro Am Driver Tommy Van Cleef [VIDEO]

Tommy Van Cleef has a MK3 Toyota Supra that is totally awesome and we just cannot get enough of it. Unique Pro Am cars are always fun but Tommy has been performing in his unique Supra through this Pro Am season. Sit back and enjoy this great video from LorenInHD!

Brian Ricco’s Rear Glass Goes Flying off Mid Drift at Formula D Pro Am [VIDEO]

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Brian Ricco lost his rear windshield in his Top 16 battle at US Drift Round 2 this past weekend. Technically we think that warrants a zero in the Formula Drift rulebook but it looks pretty wild regardless. The follow driver was Nathaniel Chen who wasn’t phased or slowed down by the flying glass and drifted straight through it’s remains.

2014 Streetwise Drift Round 3 at Virginia International Raceway [RESULTS]

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Streetwise Drift put Round 3 in the books with an event at Virginia International Raceway. After some tough battles and tandem pairings this is how the Pro Am drift event finished:

1st- Alex Youe
2nd- David Campo
3rd- Sean Morgan

2014 US Drift Round 2 at Wall Speedway [RESULTS]

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US Drift Round 2 is in the books after some awesome action on the banks of Wall Stadium! Following shortly after Formula Drift these Pro Am drivers were put to the test on one of the hardest Formula Drift courses and answered the call!  Here is how the top three finished up on the weekend:

1. Sal DiPompo
2. Geoff Stoneback
3. Steve Angerman