Formula Drift Round 7 2011: Irwindale, CA

Over the past 8 years, Formula D has grown to become one of if not the most elite drifting series in the entire world. In each of those 8 seasons, the finale has been held at the same iconic track that birthed the first professional drifting exhibition event back in 2003 under the guidance of Ryan Sage and Jim Liaw. This year’s event featured the most competitive championship chase to date, with 6 drivers eyeing the championship, and even as the final 4 begun, a season champion had yet to be determined. Irwindale’s iconic high-speed banked track is linked with…

Import Face-Off 2011: Epping, NH

Photos by Cliff Wallace - www.importfaceoff.net 2nd annual Epping, New Hampshire IMPORT FACE-OFF also on September 25th, 2011: The FWD class presented by SPEC clutches and flywheels was won by Wistor Almanzer from Methuen, MA with his red 98’ Honda Civic running a 9.661 pass at 156.14 mph in the finals against May event winner, Joe Bret from Taunton, RI with his black, street Integra who ran a 10.697 pass at 137.39 mph in the finals. Joe was out gunned in this match up as Wistor was running a much higher powered setup on 26” tires. The tire limit for…

KMS Drift in Green Cove Springs, FL

KMS Drift was back in the 'Sunshine State' for round one competition on March 30th. With nearly perfect weather, KMS kicked off the 2013 competition. Over 500 spectators came out to watch the “smoke show!” 38 drivers from four states came out to test their skills and to the “rust off” from the off season rebuiling. These drivers put it all on the line in a race with points towards the championship - as well as a XDC Pick for the May event in Orlando, FL - up for grabs. The track boasted a nice third gear entry sweeper into…

Drift Jam 2018 - Throwdown Round 2 @ Cayuga

Drift Jam was back in action on August 12, this time bringing the fun to Toronto Motorsports Park. This time around, the event format switched up from "Good Vibes," the debut event's style, and into "Throwdown," focused on friendly competition. The event was split into two competition types, Street Class and Pro Class, with some open drifting and practice in between. The cool thing about street class is that the format is intended to mimic skate and BMX jams we all remember from growing up. Instead of running head to head in judged runs, each driver had multiple attempts at…