Drift 4 Cash, Photo by Jeremy Glover

It was a drift event of unusual circumstance – pro and pro-am drivers mixed together. After qualification it was time for what everyone had shown up for:  the top 8 battles. This event was dramatically different; each tandem battle winner would receive cash-in-hand, right on the track – this isn’t the world of giant checks and credit. These are cold-hard, mint oriented Canadian dollars. Rookie professional, Jeff Laflamme, in his V8, S13, qualified at the top of the heap and snagged the most of the loot. Second place went to Francis Tasse in his V8, super charged S14, despite putting his car into the wall during practice. Rounding out the top three was DMCC professional, Dominic Desrosier, who was piloting a new Soarer in its first event of the season.

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Drift 4 Cash, Photo by Jeremy Glover

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Formula Drift Round 7 2014: Irwindale, CA

Written by John Pangilinan | Photos by Larry Chen Formula DRIFT Round 7: Final Fight Results; Daigo Saito Wins Finale and Chris Forsberg is Crowned Champion! Formula DRIFT returned to Irwindale Speedway for the 2014 Pro Championship season finale. Daigo Saito in the Achilles Radial Lexus SC430 takes the event victory. Chris Forsberg in the Hankook Tire Nissan 370Z wins his second career championship. Round 7: Final Fight held at Irwindale Speedway did not disappoint the sold out crowd with an action packed weekend that featured the Pro Championship, PRO 2 Championship, Offset Kings car show and more. The Driftstream…

Import Face-Off 2013: Bradenton, FL

Photos by Cliff Wallace Import Face-Off was held at Bradenton, FL on January 19, 2014. Front Wheel Drive presented by S.P.E.C. Clutches and Flywheels Winner - Ivan Reyes - Civic - Orlando, FL - 27.201@33.84mph R/U - Dwayne Howek - Honda - Cape, Coral, FL Outlaw presented by the FueLab Winner - Luis Ferrer - Port St. Lucie - FL, Corolla - 7.583@184.42mph R/U - Jose Gonzales - Deltona, FL - 7.321@180.54mph Forced Induction Pro presented by Motovicity Distribution Winner - Silvio Leal - Ft. Lauderdale, FL - 5.303@135.66mph R/U - Ryan Rodriguez - Orlando, FL - S2000 Forced Induction…

CSCS Round 4 2011: Cayuga, ON

2011 CSCS Season Finale – Presented by Scion Canada Canadian Sport Compact Series (CSCS) Season Finale presented by Scion Canada is one of the most anticipated events of the season. Held in late September at TMP, Cayuga the timing is set to see who’s got what it takes to bring home the Championship in Drift, Drag, Show & Shine and of course the highly competitive Time Attack. Drag racers got a double dose of action at this event as we first witnessed the finale from the rained out CSCS August event, followed by the championship points race in the Season…

CSCS Round 3 2011: Cayuga, ON

Canadian Sport Compact Series (CSCS) fought off the weather and stormed into Toronto Motorsports Park, Cayuga, ON for Xtreme Tuner Challenge presented by Hyundai Performance Parts. This is the third event on the 2011 CSCS calendar and it brought out thousands of automotive enthusiasts and competitors battling for an edge for the season’s championship. The Show & Shine competition brought out some of Canada’s best show cars with John Wakely’s widebody STi taking home best of show, Mario Brasoutrageous widebody Scion xB coming in 2 nd and Richard Polsini’s supercharged G35 rounding out the top three. Other showstoppers included Andrew…