Results tagged with "Hankook Tires"
EVENT: Formula D Wall, NJ 2013 – Main Competition
The 2013 Formula Drift season has been full of controversy and questionable calls. Road Atlanta was more like a demolition derby, and Palm Beach saw the first legal overtakes in years. Would the fourth round of competition from Wall, NJ continue this trend, or would the sport return to its pure essence of inch-close tandem sliding? Sunny skies and a hungry field of veterans in the top 32 were the recipe for the main course. Read on after the jump to see how it all went down.
EVENT: FD Atlanta 2013’s Main Competition
With qualifying finished, Saturday was all about Formula Drift's main competition at Road Atlanta. The narrowed field of 32 consisted of the league's big stars, including 2012 Atlanta winner Justin Pawlak. Would he be able to repeat as his teammate Daijiro Yoshihara had done in the past? Or would a new name be written into FD's history books for their 10th anniversary? Read on to find out...
EVENT: Formula Drift Round 2: The Road to the Championship
The first round of the 2012 Formula Drift season had shown that last season's form was no fluke when Justin Pawlak powered to the top of the podium. How would he do in Round 2, at a track that has historically not favored those who did well in Long Beach. Would no. 1 qualifier Mike Essa step up to the challenge, or would Daijiro Yoshihara go for the three-peat after coming through victorious in 2010 and 2011? Read on to find out.
EVENT: Road Atlanta’s New Challenge for Formula D 2012
Although 2012 marked was Formula Drift's 9th consecutive year coming to Road Atlanta, a new course flow and tons of new cars on the grid meant all bets were off when practice got underway on Friday. Read on to find out how things shook out, and what impact the revised track layout had on the running order.
DESKTOP: Grunewald Three-Wheelin’ in Atlanta
We're excited to kick off our coverage from Round 2 of this year's Formula Drift Pro Championship with a little desktop action. Enjoy this shot of Conrad Grunewald kicking up the front right wheel of his Hankook Tires Chevrolet Camaro SS as he transitioned into the horseshoe during Friday's practice.
EVENT: Formula DRIFT Title Fight: The House of Drift
The final round of Formula DRIFT was held at Irwindale Speedway or "The House of Drift" as many of you fans know. Japanese drifter Daijiro Yoshihara won his first FD championship after 8 years of professional drifting. Read on to find out what happened....
EVENT: FD Atlanta’s Main Competition: Only the Strong Survive
Road Atlanta never fails to provide a night to remember, and Round 2 of the 2011 Formula Drift series had it all. With suspense, disappointment, fires, big V8s and turbo fours, the competition featured all of the tire burning excitement that drifting fans dream about.