Results tagged with "rain"
DESKTOP: Kearney v. Aasbo In The Wet
As a sport, drifting is often defined by how much smoke one can burn from their rear tires in a sideways slide. A wet track makes the sideways part a lot easier, but seriously negates the drama of puffy white clouds emitting from the car's ass-end. How then to capture the emotion and tension during a battle under rainy conditions?
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...
VIDEO: SuperiorMeet ’12: Memories
Swedish longtime JDM-importer and multi-faceted lifestyle/media company Superior Imports AB arranged its own meet closed for friends, supporters and partners late last summer.
This is the mayhem that ensued, keep an eye on the Superior FB-page for updates leading to Superior Spring Meet 2013 that promises to be even wilder
EVENT: Formula Drift – Round 4 – The Gauntlet Pt. 1
Round 4 of the 2012 Formula Drift Pro Championship finishes out the East coast run with a stop to Wall Speedway in New Jersey. Those who may be unfamiliar with this track can check out my intro to the circuit from last year, or even my welcome post from 2010. I've been coming to this event since 2007!
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....
BEHIND THE SCENES: D1NZ Round 3, Taupo
Drifted Photographers David Atkinson and David Sanson take a look behind the scenes at D1NZ Round 3. Prepare for some amazing NZ metal after the jump!
SNAPSHOT: Uber Cool Old Skool
Rewind to July '09, taken straight from the archives, I had my first ever DSLR about 6 months I reckon, this event in Watergrasshill was one of my first; rain, hail or snow could not keep me away and this KE70 Corolla made it all worth it.
EVENT: IDS Round 6: buon giorno monza!
The sixth Round of this year's IDS season is also a premiere: First time in Italy!
EVENT: British Drift Championship Round 5: Super Pro at TRAX 2011
Take one of Europe's best known professional GP race circuits, a huge crowd raring for some drift action, some guest drivers from Formula Drift, the UK's and Europe's finest Super Pro drivers, some rain for drama and a whole lot of smoke and you have a recipe for an amazing drift event. Check out our report!
GRASSROOTS: Evergreen Open Drift Part I
The locals at Evergreen Speedway, Monroe WA are used to wet practice days but they weren't prepared for the flood that hit the track at Open Drift recently. Bring a paddle....
EVENT: Pacific Grand Prix Winter Series Round 5
A little rain here in the northwest just doesn't bother us anymore, were used to it. That was the scene of the last of the winter series of drift at Pacific Grand Prix's track....
GRASSROOTS: FCD:MP Mallory Park Drift Blizzard
The Mallory Park FCD:MP day run on the 16th of December was likely to be one of the last drift events in the UK before we see out 2010, over indulge on food and drink and think forward to what the world drifting has in store for us all in 2011. What better way to spend a relaxing day away from the office than to stand outside in driving rain and snow for 6 hours with a camera.
GRASSROOTS: Thunder Drift’s Team Tandem Battle
When most people think of California, usually the first things that comes to mind are sunny days with no chance of rain, palm trees decorating the streets, and beaches around every corner. Well....if the marketing guys ever made it lovely Northern California, land of weather that can't make up it's mind, it'd be a totally different story.
I recently went for a little day trip to Vancouver, hoping to maybe get a few photos of some friends drift cars. Bad communication and ill-planning on my part didn't get me much to work with. I showed up at Pete Schroeder's shop, Neptune D, to find out his SR20 had been pulled and his S13.5 was sitting pretty for the winter season.
Powerdrift Round 2 – Gardermoen Raceway
Hi fellow Drifted people!
Due time for me to update here, this time from Round 2 of Powerdrift, which was held at a small track – previously…