Tony Angelo

Tony Angelo Adds Nitrous and R/T Tuning to his 2013 Season

The guys at R/T Tuning shot out a release about their partnership with Tony Angelo for the new Formula Drift season. Tony’s FRS will be powered by a turbocharged 2AZ-FE engine with nitrous to be competitive in the new season. The guys over at R/T Tuning will be offering Tony Angelo vehicle setup, tuning, and track support for the new year. How do you think Tony will do with this setup in 2013?

 

Source: http://rttuning.com/press-release-from-rt-tuning/

Long Beach Grand Prix “Super Drift” roster finalized

While some details on this $25k shootout were revealed back in December, the full drivers list and alternates was released today. Joining the original 11 candidates are Chris Forsberg, Toshiki Yoshioka, Ryan Tuerck, Kyle Mohan, Tony Angelo, Chelsea Denofa, and Ryan Kado. Missing from the original list is Justin Pawlak. Here’s the final list, as well as the alternates:

Driver /Hometown /Nationality

Forsberg, Chris / Doylestown, PA / American
Powers, Matt / Pacific Beach, CA / American
Bakchis, Odi / Kaunas, Lithuania / Lithuanian
Yoshioka, Toshiki / Hiroshima, Japan / Japanese
Grunewald, Conrad / Houston, TX / American
Essa, Michael / Los Angeles, CA / Indian/American
Saito, Daigo / Tokyo, Japan / Japanese
Nishida, Robbie / Tokyo, Japan / Japanese
Tuerck, Ryan / Derry, NH / American
McQuarrie, Tyler / Walnut Creek, CA / American
Yoshihara, Daijiro / Hachiouji Tokyo, Japan / Japanese
Aasbo, Fredric /Ski, Norway / Norwegian
Mohan, Kyle /Anaheim, CA / American
Angelo, Tony / Doylestown, PA / American
Denofa, Chelsea / Philadephia, PA / American
Kado, Ryan / Sacramento, CA / Japanese/American

Alternate Drivers:

Wilkerson, Walker / Snohomish, WA / Japanese
Jones, Jeff / San Fernando Valley, CA / American

Who is your favorite to take home the cash?

Tony Angelo has a new car and a new HQ for FD2013 [BREAKING NEWS]

After Chris Forsberg and Vaughn Gittin Jr made the headlines earlier this week, Drift Alliance teammate Tony Angelo decided to get in on the fun. Angelo announced today that he will be drifting a Scion FR-S for Formula D in 2013. The car was a flood car from Hurricane Sandy, and Angelo will be doing fundraised through the season to help raise money for the victims of the hurricane. He also told us that the car will be powered by the Scion 2AZ motor and pushing well over 700hp with Nitrous. Before anyone says that the goal seems high, remember that his Scion Racing teammate Freddy Aasbo is already making that much power on the same motor without Nitrous. MA Motorsport will be doing the fabrication work, who is the same shop that runs Chris Forsberg’s team.

Yesterday, Angelo announced that he would hav a new home shop in Philly with 4,000 square feet of shop space, 7 bays, and 4 lifts. We’re excited to see what Tony Angelo can do with the new car and resources at his disposal!

Ryan Tuerck Takes on Freedom Moves – Tuerck’d [VIDEO]

Freedom Moves by Clubloose brought out Ryan Tuerck in his Nissan 240sx hatchback missile car along with the rest of his Drift Alliance buddies. They banged doors, smashed fenders, and had a great time over the course of a weekend.  Follow along for about four minutes and see what it is like to have fun in missile cars. We also have a 450+ image gallery from Clubloose Freedom Moves which can be found here and was shot by Dan Jenkins over the same weeknd that they shot this video.

2012 Formula Drift Hardest Charging Award – Daigo Saito

Daigo Saito took home a gang of awards this weekend at the Formula Drift banquet but this is the first one he was awarded last night. Hardest charging award goes to a guy who is just 100% no matter what the occasion is during the season. Our staff pick for notable mentions in this category was Chelsea DeNofa and Tony Angelo has runner ups in this category.

2012 Formula Drift Irwindale Qualifying [RESULTS]

Rhys Mad Skills Millen Formula Drift Irwindale Top Qualifier

Rhys Millen takes the home the Top Qualifier position in the Final round of Formula Drift. The qualifying order is below.

1. R. Millen
2. J. Pawlak
3. F. Aasbo
4. C. Forsberg
5. K. Gushi
6. R. Tuerck
7. T. McQuarrie
8. C. DeNofa
9. V. Gittin
10. T. Brakohiapa
12. M. Field
11. M. Powers
13. D. Saito
14. D. Briggs
15. A. Lee
16. K. Mohan
17. D. Yoshihara
18. T. Angelo
19. R. Nishida
20. T. Aono
21. J. Lowe
22. L. Lonberger
23. M. Essa
24. N. D’Alessio
25. P. Mordaunt
26. J. Maeng
27. R. Kado
28. T. Yoshioka
29. C. Gruenwald
30. D. McNamara
31. W. Wilkerson
32. Kenny Moen

2012 Freedom Moves Missile Crisis [VIDEO]

Another great video piece from the Freedom Moves weekend put together by Mike Spock and highlights a ton of the missile car action between Formula Drift drivers such as Chris Forsbeg, Nick D’Alessio, Ryan Tuerck, and Vaughn Gittin Jr. as they take on Englishtown Raceway. Don’t miss the Missile Crisis video.

 

Watch the video: https://vimeo.com/50121229

2012 Formula Drift Round 7 at Irwindale [DRIVERS LIST]

 

With the 2012 season coming to a wrap following the next round of competition at Irwindale Speedway, Vaughn Gittin Jr. leads in points, but the shot for the title is still very much open. Here’s the tentative list of who you can expect to see at the final round of the 2012 Formula Drift season at Irwindale.

Rank Name Car #
1 Gittin, Vaughn Jr. 25

2

Saito, Daigo

430

4

Pawlak, Justin

13

5

Yoshihara, Daijiro

9

7

Tuerck, Ryan

62

3

Millen, Rhys

67

6

Aasbo, Fredric

151

9

Forsberg, Chris

64

11

Powers, Matt

665

13

Bakchis, Odi

723

8

Gushi, Ken

21

10

Grunewald, Conrad

79

12

Essa, Mike

101

19

Moen, Kenneth

22

20

Kado, Ryan

614

14

Yoshioka, Toshiki

5

16

Denofa, Chelsea

88

17

McQuarrie, Tyler

17

18

Wilkerson, Walker

95

15

Nishida, Robbie

31

21

Field, Matt

777

25

McNamara, Darren

8

22

Mohan, Kyle

99

23

Angelo, Tony

96

24

Maeng, Joon

51

28

Lowe, Jeremy

138

27

Mertzanis, Dennis

323

29

Aono, Taka

86

30

Ovcharik, Miroslav

235

31

Mordaunt, Patrick

90

32

Castro, Jhonnattan

717

33

Brakohiapa, Tony

18

26

Lonberger, Luke

28

34

George, Danny

7

39

Hosford, Corey

232

35

Ward, Chris*

23

36

Goodin, Patrick

46

41

D’Alessio, Nick

84

42

Amandio, Emmanuel

30

39

Lee, Alex

81

45

Jones, Jeff

29

49

Martinez, Cyrus

951

49

Hajdu, Zoltan

32

49

Abbott, Jeff

518

45

Bell, Ryan

19

45

Briggs, Dave

24

49

Coomes, Andrew

12

43

Fournier, Ian

11

37

Gallagher, Roland

425

49

Mendoza Jr., Enrique

16

49

Ornelas Jr., Mauricio

27

49

Phillips, Mike

52

49

Skudlarek, Mike

20

49

Stone, Gabe

15

49

Thomas, Nick

310

2012 Formula Drift Round 6 Main Event [GALLERY]

Round 6 of Formula Drift had a lot of action and a alot of carnage. Our photographer, Ricky Cervantes caught all of the action and the carnage that came along with it .

Check out the full gallery : http://www.wreckedmagazine.com/gallery/thumbnails.php?album=312

 

2012 Formula Drift Round 6 at Las Vegas Qualifying [GALLERY]

Formula Drift Qualifying ended with Fredrick Aasbo taking home the top qualifying spot. Follow the link below to check of some Formula Drift Round 6 Qualifying photos.

http://www.wreckedmagazine.com/gallery/thumbnails.php?album=311