Formula D Pro Am

2015 Midwest Drift Union Round 2 on Streets of Detroit [RESULTS]

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One of the most unique Pro Am events of the season is when Midwest Drift Union invades the streets of Detroit, Michigan each year. Some unique builds like this C6 Corvette showed up to drive making the day even more unique/special in my opinion. Where was that car for Street Driven STL? Kyle Cross took this awesome snap of Shane Whalley chasing down this C6 Corvette in downtown Detroit, Michigan. Here is how the results finished –

1. Riley Sexsmith
2. Shane Whalley
3. Nick Thomas
4. Sam Henry

2015 USDrift PRO/AM Series RD3 – Shenandoah Speedway [Results]

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The 3rd round of the 2015 USDrift PRO/AM Series took place at Shenandoah Speedway this past Saturday in conjunction with Fresh Roots, offering drivers and fans both a competition and practice event. The event saw three fresh faces grace the USDrift podium for their first time with Tyler Nelson taking the top honors. Dylan Hughes made an introduction landing himself in second place in his first competition, and Chris Cotrupi rounded out the podium moving him into 5th place in the season points. Round 4 will take place in just a couple of weeks at VIRginia International Raceway on Saturday, September 5th.

Here are the results:

USDrift RD3 Results:

  1. Tyler Nelson [NC] – Mayhem Garage Nissan S13
  2. Dylan Hughes [MD] – MA-Motorsports Nissan S13
  3. Chris Cotrupi [NC] – Nissan S13

USDrift 2015 Standings After Three Rounds:

  1. Jonathan Nerren [NC] – 291pts
  2. Austin Meeks [SC] – 259pts
  3. Fred Keogh [NY] – 233pts
  4. Thomas Palmerino [MD] – 191pts
  5. Chris Cotrupi [NC] – 179pts
  6. Tyler Nelson [NC] – 177pts
  7. Troy Manners [PA] – 153pts
  8. David Bellomo [VA] – 133pts
  9. Miro Ovcharik [NJ] – 116pts
  10. Dylan Hughes [MD] – 101pts

2015 Streetwise Drift Round 2 at VIR [RESULTS]

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Streetwise Drift put Round 2 of its Formula Drift Pro Am series in the books today. They took over the Patriot Course at VIR which also saw an event from US Drift earlier this season. Jonathan Nerren continues his 2015 domination of Pro Am series with another podium finish at VIR. Here is how the podium wrapped up for the weekend –

1st- Tyler Nelson
2nd- Jonathan Nerren
3rd- Eric Loomis

Faruk Kugay Steps into Formula Drift Pro 2 at OSW [VIDEO]

Faruk Kugay hails from Northern California and made the hella long drive to Orlando, Florida so he could participate in Pro 2. So Faruk is coming off a great performance at Golden Gate Drift Pro Am last season. We even caught up with him back then and made a little documentary of him back in Pro Am.

2015 US Drift Round 2 at Wall Speedway [RESULTS]

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US Drift Round 2 went in the books recently with a challenging course at Wall Speedway following up the Formula Drift weekend. A few former Formula Drift drivers joined the mix and one 350z with the most insane angle we have ever seen landed on the podium as well. Here is how they finished up for Round 2 of the US Drift series-

1. Miro Ovcharik
2. Austin Meeks
3. Fred Keogh

Mike Phillips V8-powered S13.4 Formula D-ready drift car is available in Seattle [FOR SALE]

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Mike Phillips from Seattle Washington has decided to put his S13.4 up for sale. The car has ran at a few rounds of Formula D, and is ready to be purchased. With Formula D Seattle just around the corner, hosting both the Pro and Pro 2 classes, this might be a great option for someone who’s looking to upgrade their current setup.

EDIT – As of July 2nd, the car has been sold.

Here are some of the specs:

1989 240sx s13.4 FD legal drift car
Registered/Title in hand – Includes many spares
LS1 5.7 500hp/480tq
Wiseco 14.5:1 Pistons
Melling high volume oil pump
LS7 lifters
Texas Speed 2.5 5.3 cnc heads
Fast 102 intake/throttle body
Accusump with optional pressure switch activation
Wahlbro 255 fuel pump
Baffled fueled racing oil pan with filter relocation
Liberty gears cryo treated/Faceplated t56
Competition Clutch 6 puck clutch
 Z32/q45 axle upgrade(fused s14 diff)
Aem v2 ecu
Custom auto meter gauge cluster
Omp champ seats
Pull style fire suppression system
FD/scca legal roll cage with proper padding
Stance GR+pro coilovers

full Stance/spl control arms/tension rods/custom high angle steering Knuckles/Era 1 rack spacers
S14 front lower control arms
Z32 front brake upgrade
Maverick dual z32 rear caliper system
K-sport/wildwood Hydraulic vertical E-Brake
AIT Racing body kit/s13.4 conversion
All body panels fastened with dzus fasteners
Full tube front end
30mm rear overfenders
Wheels-
18×9.5 enkei Rpf1 +12 x2
18×10.5 enkei Rpf1 +15 x6

Just Drift Top Drift Round 3 at Walt James [RESULTS]

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Just Drift Round 3 wrapped up at the Walt James Oval over the weekend with a solid podium and a best tandem award from Koyorad. The event saw many drivers losing due to two tires off on the tricky course which shook up how things finished. Thanks for the snap AMdrift. Here are the results on the podium with Adam Knapik winning Best Tandem and in front:

1st. Trent Beehum
2nd.  Matt Madrigali
3rd. George Kilada

2015 Midwest Drift Union Round 1 [RESULTS]

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The Midwest Drift Union series kicked off with a wild airport event! In the end Jonathan Nerren continued his domination of Pro Am in 2015 and won the event. He already won US Drift Round 1 at VIR last month. Here is how the podium wound up:

1. Jonathan Nerren
2. Charlie Quatmann
3. David Mesker
4. Stu Kelly

2015 Southwest Drift Round 3 at LVMS [RESULTS]

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Southwest Drift Round 3 fired off at Las Vegas Motor Speedway for a great weekend in the south drag lot. Once the Great 8 hit the tandem battles went insane and many of the battles were door to door action! Zach and his Nissan 350z took top honors. The judges were a star studded cast of Forrest Wang, Odi Bakchis, and Tommy Suell. Here are the results:

1st Place – Zach MacGillivray
2nd Place – Trenton Beechum
3rd Place – Ethan Hunter

Lone Star Drift Pro Am in Texas Kicks off 2015 [VIDEO]

An awesome video shot by Subject Media highlight the start of the Lone Star Drift Pro Am series out of Texas. This event takes place at Gulf Greyhound Park and shows the great level of talent in Texas coming out of the Formula Drift Pro Am series. Enjoy!

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