Posts Tagged "Pro Am"

Lone Star Drift Series Round 1 Featuring Fielding Shredder [VIDEO]

A great video from the local grassroots Pro Am guys in Texas. The video was shot by Maxwell Fuerst who is a personal friend of Fielding Shredder who shot a video of him as he finished 2nd place just behind Will Parsons. The three minute video really highlights how much fun the guys in Texas are having with the Lone Star Drifting series run by Aaron Losey and the guys.Here is how the guys finished up at Round 1:

1- Will Parsons
2- Fielding Shredder
3- Spencer Marvdastipour
4- Kyle Gille

Vegas Drift Presents Best of Vegas at the North American Festival of Speed

Vegas Drift threw Vegas Drift 022 which took place at Las Vegas Motor Speedway the day after the 2011 SEMA Show featuring tons of local and western United States talent. The event was part of the North American Festival of Speed and was a great time for drivers all around. Thanks to Nick from Vegas Drift who always runs great events and even let us keep our LS3 powered S13.4 at the event for storage until we could come retrieve it. Here is how the podium ended up for the event:

1st: Brandon Wicknick – Purple 1jz S13 Coupe
2nd: Buckey Laing – Red 13b-t RX-7 FC
3rd: Gary Ganotisi – Rootbeer SR’d S13 Hatch

Andrew Coomes Coached by Points Leader Justin Pawlak [VIDEO]

Justin Pawlak/Andrew Coomes Part 1

Formula Drift points leader Justin Pawlak took into coaching Formula Drift Pro Am from the northwest Andrew Coomes in his V8 Rocketbunny S13. Justin came out to prep him before a local Pro Am event. Here he is from his practice with JTP to his Pro Am event running in competition.

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Just Drift – Top Drift Round 2 [GALLERY]

Ricky Cervantes set out to take on Just Drift’s Top Drift Round 2 at Willow Springs this weekend. He came back with a 400+ image gallery packed full of content and dirt drops from the event at Horse Thief Mile. Dave Briggs was the winner of the event in his ASD/Falken Tire S14 seen above.

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Hold the Line Pro Am Round 1 [RESULTS]

The first ever Hold the Line Pro Am event was held today at Monticello Motor Club. The results are in from the this first event that we have heard went off without a hitch. Here is how the podium wound up:

1st – Miro Ovcharik
2nd- Mats Baribeau
3rd- Dan Savage

Vegas Drift Pro Am Round 1 [RESULTS]

The 2011 season is in full swing all around the world now and Am series are no exception to the mix. Former Formula Drift driver Andrew Hateley took home the victory at the Bullring Lot yesterday. Las Vegas Motor Speedway throws it all at the young drivers as one of the harder and faster Am courses in the country. The number #1 qualifier for the day and winner of the Retaks “Insane Entry” award was Eugene Remishevskly. Here is how the podium cleaned up below.

1. Andrew Hateley
2. Joshua Guild
3. Tony Cisneros

Vegas Drift Pro Am Kicks Off in 12 Days [FLYER]

In 12 days on April 23rd you can get your drifting fix once again in Las Vegas, Nevada as the Vegas Pro-Am series kicks off at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The event will be located on the Bullring Lot. If your not familiar with the track layout or Vegas Drift you can check out a 2010 Gallery from Round 3 at the same location shot by Ricky Cervantes. Drivers will pay $150.00 for a full day of drifting and spectators can come in the door for $5.00. Former Formula Drift judge Ernie Fixmer will judge the competition along with former driver Tommy Suell.

7:00am Gates Open to Drivers and Teams
7:00am –   8:25am Tech Inspection
8:35am –   8:50am Drivers Meeting/Safety Briefing
8:50am –   9:00am Parade Lap
9:00am –   9:50am Practice Session 1
10:00am –  10:50am Practice Session 2
11:00am –  11:50pm Practice Session 3
12:00pm –  12:50pm Practice Session 4
1:00pm –   1:30pm Lunch
1:30pm –   1:50pm Drivers Stageing in number order
2:00pm –   3:15pm Qualifying
3:30pm –   3:35pm Qualifying Results Drivers Meeting
3:40pm –   4:00pm Top 8/16 Practice
4:00pm –   5:00 or 530pm Top 8/16 Tandem Competition
5:30pm –   6:00pm Award Ceromony

Vegas Drift Pro Am Round 3 – LVMS Bullring Lot: July 24th [NIGHT RACE]

Vegas Drift Pro Am - Round3

The guys at Vegas Drift are throwing another Pro Am race just a few weeks before Formula Drift Las Vegas. The event is next Saturday at the Bullring Lot on the Las Vegas Motor Speedway premises. Spectators are $5.00 all night and the event kicks off at 4:00pm.

Here are the details:
Saturday July 24th, 2010
4:00pm to 12:00am
Spectators: $5.00
Drivers: $165.00


Formula Drift Pro Am Bonus Award Breakdown

While we know the drivers are all fighting for a Formula D license in 2010 many companies have stepped up offering contingency and task prizes to the Pro Am drivers. We want to thank all of these companies for stepping up and supporting the grassroots and Am series in 2009. These gifts are a huge help to struggling Am drivers looking to move into the pro ranks for 2010.

1st/2nd/3rd: One Free AEM Intake System

Brian Crower
One Free BC camshaft along with valve/retainer kit based off winning car’s engine if applicable

Exedy Clutch
$1,000 to the winner of the event running an Exedy Decal

Eibach Springs
Eibach Engine Valve Spring Set and Race Springs to the Winner

High Pro Speed
1st- $85.00 Gift Certificate
2nd- $65.00 Gift Certificate
3rd- $50.00 Gift Certificate

Motovicity Distribution
Fastest entry speed in qualifying receives $1,000 gift certificate for any products distributed by Motovicity

Tokico Performance Shocks
2nd/3rd Place- $200 Gift Certificate

Winner will receive a front mount intercooler

Wilwood Brakes
1st-20 Bottles of EXP600 brake fluid
2nd/3rd- 6 Bottles of EXP600 brake fluid

2009 Formula D Singapore Pro Am Visited Again [GALLERY]

This Formula D Singapore Pro Am did take place in early July and we did post about a gallery from the Houston Imports crew but we have some new stuff we found from the event. The Flickr user e3lipse has 83 photos uploaded from the great event. The Changi Expo was over loaded with excitement even after the rain started to fall at this exciting event. We cannot wait until this winter when Formula Drift visits Southeast Asia again.

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