Jeremy Glover captured some awesome coverage of Drift Mania Round 4 at St. Croix! This event in Quebec drew a great crowd and a nice sunny Canadian summer day. Watch as the top names in Canada bang doors and do battle covered through our extensive gallery below.
Check out the Gallery: http://www.wreckedmagazine.com/gallery/thumbnails.php?album=425
So I took a long trek to the Caribbean to check out Round 3 of the CDCD series in the Dominican Republic. The drifting was above par and beat all of my expectations but more on that when I write up my complete review. Jhonnattan Castro made a great showing and drifted into the finals but was unable to compete due to a clutch issue before the final round. Here is how the podium wrapped up with Puerto Rican and Formula Drift Pro Am driver taking home first place:
1. Luis Lizardi
2. Jhonattan Castro
3. Juan Almonte
4. Victor Madera
Rookie of Event. Daniel Quiros
The beginning of the 2014 Formula Drift Insider highlights the way the championship was won last season by Michael Essa with some controversy. The video takes Chris Forsberg into the new season who managed to kick off the year with a win. This Insider checks out a behind the scene look at the start of this 2014 drift season.
Drift All-Stars just wrapped up an awesome round in Eastern Europe. The round in Riga, Latvia went off wit ha typical bang which involved tons of fanfare and driving drift cars through the streets. James Deane went out in the Top 8 and other big names saw an early exit for this awesome round. Here is how the podium finished up:
1. Kristaps Blušs – HGK Racing Team Kumho Tires ES
2. Bartosz Stolarski – STW Drift Team Achilles Radial Racing Tires Europe
3. Edmunds ērglis – EE motorsports
Check out an inside look into the journey of Charles Ng in his Infiniti G37 from Formula Drift Round 5 at Evergreen Speedway outside Seattle. The video features some awesome camera angles and quality slow motion as the video walks you through Charles Ng having a great weekend until losing to Dean Kearney.
The D1NZ series has released a very exciting schedule for the 2014/2015 season. The kickoff is in October with the series wrapping up in Auckland in May. Check out the official schedule:
Round 1: October 3rd/4th 2014 – Manfeild Raceway – Feilding, Manawatu + Triple Crown
Round 2: November 7th/8th 2014 – Mt Smart Stadium – Penrose, Auckland – Night Event
Round 3: January 17th/18th 2015 – Bay Park Raceway – Tauranga, Bay of Plenty – Night Event + Triple Crown
Round 4: February 20th/21st – 2015 Hampton Downs, Te Kawhata – Waikato
Round 5: April 4th/5th 2015 – Mike Pero Motorsport Park – Christchurch, Canterbury + Triple Crown
Round 6: May 2015 – Date and Location TBA – Auckland
We take a detailed look at the variety of Chevrolet V8 engines in the Formula Drift series. The guys at SDparts.com really wanted us to highlight the variety of setups in the series so we walked around the paddock and did some quick interviews. In this segment of Chevy V8 engines we check out Danny George and his LS3 powered Mazda Miata. Then pay a visit to Joon Maeng with his Vortech Supercharged LS7 engine. To finish off the episode we grabbed Matt Field with this unique LQ9 engine setup which is also running a Vortech Supercharger to make big power. Check them out!
This weekend was the fourth round of the Canadian drift series DMCC which took place at St. Croix! Jeff Laflamme took home the win in his black Lexus IS300 which was his first victory of the year. Here is how they finished up:
1st. Jeff Laflamme
2nd. Alex Michaud
3rd. Jonathan Guitard
Wow! This entry by Chelsea DeNofa from the Tuerck’d video shoot day at Pat’s Acres is pretty awesome! Just sit back and watch this quick little video over and over again and try to figure out how on earth you are going to do the same thing in your 240sx this weekend.
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