Results tagged with "Japan"
EVENT: Formula Drift – Round 4 – The Gauntlet Pt. 2
The Formula Drift series once again made its annual stop in Wall, NJ for Round 4 of the 2012 championship. This not only marks the halfway point of the season, but it is also the final event of the East coast. Many of the drivers consider New Jersey to be their home stomping ground, and it always fuels their desire to win...
BEHIND THE SCENES: Details from Formula Drift Atlanta
Formula Drift's second round of the 2012 season has now concluded, but that doesn't mean the stories are over. With plenty of new cars on this year's grid, let's take a closer look at some of the new ways each team is making their own mark on the sport. Read on....
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.
VIDEO: Keeping The Faith At Maze
As most of you are aware it is around this time when drifters from all around the world make the voyage over to Japan for the Ebisu Drift Matsuri. Jealous of hearing updates from the motherland of drifting I decided to put together this clip utilising my old footage. I love the style/excitement and just the general atmosphere that goes down at MSC rounds! Check out the video....
FEATURE: Countdown to Road Atlanta
Just so you know this will not be a formal write up on FD Round 2 2011 in Atlanta, Ga. The reason is because well, everyone already knows what happened in Atlanta. The Road to the Championship is what they call it and oh how it is a perfect name for this event. Atlanta brings the most energetic crowd, drivers and even media....
EVENT: D1GP 2012 Kickoff at Tokyo Auto Salon: Part II
Check out the second part of Park Baker's D1GP Exhibition Round from this year's Tokyo Auto Salon. Japan's premier drift series is looking better than ever!
EVENT: D1GP 2012 Kickoff at Tokyo Auto Salon
Before the D1GP 2012 season gets into full gear in a few months, fans could catch a preview of the kind of action they can expect to see this year at the annual kickoff event during the Tokyo Auto Salon.
VIDEO: Take It Personal Trailer
This year the Wreck 'Em crew have been working hard to bring the heat with their latest DVD 'Take It Personal'. I am super stoked on how this DVD turned out and the drivers we got to include. Some of those drivers names may be more familiar then others but all of them bring the Wreck 'Em mentality to the table.
SNAPSHOT: From the Birthplace of Drifting
Hey, everyone. I'm Park Baker and I'm proud to join the Drifted team as a contributor based in Japan. I've been living in Tokyo since 2008, but have only recently become a bit more serious about photographing events here. To get things rolling, I'd like to post up a collection of some of my favorite photos I've captured at various recent events here in central Japan....
EXCLUSIVE: D1GP Stars Open Practice at Ebisu Circuit
Imagine you are in Japan and your friend, a former D1GP team mechanic, asks if you want to head up to Ebisu Circuit for the day to see some open practice. What do you reply? Hell yeah! Read on to find out what happened on this Drifted exclusive adventure to one of Japan's coolest tracks.
Kazama Silvia S15
It feels like an eternity since I've sat down to drop a cool feature, work commitments have really eaten up a few hectic months of my life but one could have worst complaints, given my brief absence I felt what I came back with would have to be something altogether a little special, a little unique, well thanks to Mr.Kazama and Paul Kane, we bring you just that !
VIDEO: What happens on a K-Tour?
Recently I went on a drift trip to Japan. I jumped on a friends tour called "K-Tours Osaka" . K-Tours is for anyone that wants to experience drifting in Japan, you can even purchase your own drift car and drive it at some of the rad tracks Japan hosts!