2010 Formula Drift Throwdown - DMac takes 3rd at Evergreen Speedway
MONROE, WA -- Team Falken Driver Darren McNamara scored his first podium of the year by taking third in Saturday night's Formula Drift Championship at Evergreen Speedway. It was Falken's sixth podium in four races and Falken's Vaughn Gittin, Jr., who qualified first for the weekend event, continues to lead the series championship.
Final Fight at 2010 Formula Drift Irwindale
FONTANA, CA -- After finishing second in the "Title Fight" at Toyota
Speedway at Irwindale, CA, Formula Drift's final event of the year, Team
Falken's Vaughn Gittin Jr., driver of the Monster Energy/Falken Tire 2011
Ford Mustang, became the
Formula D Champion of the 2010 season.
It was the 11th podium finish for Team Falken in seven Formula D races,
a season in which the tire company's factory-supported teams dominated all
year long. Falken placed first in five of the seven events.
Three Team Falken drivers were in the top five in the final standings.
Total points between the top five drivers were close, but Gittin Jr. was
clearly the favorite after taking two wins in the six races leading up to
the Title Fight. He finished the season with 632 points. Irwindale winner
Tanner Foust eventually finished second in the standings at 568.5, and Team
Falken Driver Daijiro Yoshihara ended up fourth overall, just one point
behind third place Ryan Tuerck. Team Falken Driver Darren McNamara took
"This was Jr.'s year plain and simple, said Jonathan Bradford, Falken's
Drift Team Supervisor. "There is a lot to be said about finishing on the
podium six out of seven events this year. It was a pleasure to be involved
with a team that left everything on the track and drove with an all-in
attitude. We have successfully rewritten the record books and I would like
to personally thank the fans that rooted for Falken throughout this
"Our team's success would not be possible without the support, hard work
and dedication of our two fabrication/engineering facilities, Autosport
Dynamics (ASD) in Charlotte, NC and SPD Metalworks in Anaheim, CA," added
Nick Fousekis, Senior Manager, Consumer Marketing. "I'd also like to thank
all of the sponsors, including our newest, Monster Energy, for their faith
in Falken's program. Last but certainly not least, we thank the fans of
drifting. Without you, the sport would not have grown into that it is
The Irwindale event started off well, as Falken's Darren McNamara qualified
first, followed by Yoshihara in third. Gittin Jr. was sixth. Both
McNamara and Gittin Jr. made it to the Top 4, but McNamara lost a chance to
take a podium when he spun out in the battle for third place.
"On behalf of everyone at Falken Tire, we wish to express our best wishes
to Vaughn," said Andrew Hoit, Falken Director of Marketing. "This was a
great season for Falken, and we entertained close to 500 guests over the
weekend at Toyota Speedway at Irwindale. I'd also like to salute the
efforts of our other team members: Dai Yoshihara; Darren McNamara; Tyler
McQuarrie [who finished 8th in the standings]; and Justin Pawlak [who
finished 11th]; as well as our privateers, all of whom, like the factory
teams, competed on Falken Azenis RT-615K tires: Fredric Aasbo [13th]; Ross
Petty [19th]; "Mad" Mike Whiddett [21st]; James Deane [24th]; and Dean
Kearney, who came from Ireland. Their participation successfully enhanced
our overall effort, and we'll all join the celebration."
Drifting takes competitive motorsports to the extreme, and has
successfully attracted strong crowds, loyal fans and car enthusiasts from
all walks of life. Falken quickly realized how popular and demanding this
format would become, and since 2003, has been a solid fixture within the
sport. The focus is on skill and precision driving, as competitors in
specially prepared, high-powered vehicles intentionally execute controlled
sideways slides at high speeds through a marked course.
2010 Formula Drift Round 1 - Falken Tire Takes Long Beach
LONG BEACH, CA The inaugural event in the 2010 Formula Drift season began
with a big win for Team Falken where factory driver Vaughn Gittin, Jr.,
debuting his new 2011 Monster Energy Falken Tire 2011 Ford Mustang on the famed street course of
Long Beach. Gittin, Jr., and Team Falken faced a very competitive field of
entrants, totaling 53, one of the highest entry counts in the history of
Team Falken had a full complement of drivers at the popular track, the
fifth year Formula D has visited Long Beach. In addition to Vaughn,
rounding out the companys paddock and marketing activation areas were
returning team members Daijiro Yoshihara in his rebuilt Discount Tire
Nissan 240SX (S13); Tyler McQuarrie with his Nissan 350Z Convertible; and
Darren McNamara, with his Saturn Sky in new Falken livery. Adding to the
excitement of the weekend was the addition of several new faces to Falken
including Justin Pawlak in his 2010 Ford Mustang and Formula D rookie James
Deane who shocked the crowd with his aggressive driving in Falken's Nissan
S15. Independent drivers on Falken Tires included Ross Petty, John
Russakoff, Dean Kearney and Fredric Aasbo.
2010 will certainly be a busy year for Team Falken. Next stop, Road
Falken Rocks the 2010 Moab Easter Jeep Safari
Falken Tire brought out the Falken JK and a few stock JK Rubicons equipped
with the brand new WildPeak A/T Tire for a little romp in the red rock
covered hills of Moab, UT. The WIldPeak A/T's faced a gamut of conditions
throughout the week from slick rock and blazing sun, to the biting cold of
Utah snow and the treacherous red mud of the Moab desert.
Romeo Liquor Store - "I Eat Brains"
1080p 2009 Formula Drift Finale
Taking advantage of the new 1080p video resolution on YouTube! Check out
the 2009 Formula Drift Finale in Irwindale, CA in beautiful 1920x1080 24p
high definition goodness!
Look forward to more coverage of the Falken Tire Formula Drift, and
American Le Mans, team in 2010!
Nitto® Tire Drifts Seattle
See more off-the-wall drifting from Formula Drift Round 4 at Monroe,
Washington. Nitto's sponsored drivers Joon Maeng of Bergenholtz Racing and
his Mazda RX-8; Michael Essa and his brand-new BMW 350R; grassroots racer,
Matt Powers, and his Nissan S14; Alex Pfeiffer of Tanaka Racing and his C5
Corvette, and Charles Ng and his Corvette LS6 tear it up with Nitto's
max-performance tire, the NT05.
Formula Drift Japan 2014 - with Fredric Aasbo! NEXT HERO
A video from Formula Drift Asia, in Japan at Fuji Speedway 2014!
With Fredric Aasbo, Mad Mike Whiddett and the best of Japanese drifting.
Fredric is running a Toyota GT86 with a nascar V8. Should be good for over
700 HP at the wheels!
We want to thank team RS-R!
Winner = Masao Suenaga
2nd Place = Masashi Yokoi
3rd Place = Fredric Aasbo
Photo by Dino Dalle Carbonare from Speedhunters.com
Produced by Bjørn and Martin Michaelsen, NEXT HERO
Epic Drift Crash and Fail Compilation 2015 ORIGINAL FOOTAGE (Topp Drift & CSCS)
Door banging,Wall smashing drift crash compilation. All my own original
footage from 2014,NO stolen clips like everyone else! Subscribe for more
Drifting event coverage!
Topp Drift Grassroots Drifting & CSCS events of 2014. Canada,Ontario
Mainly drifting crashes with a couple funny fail clips. Good quality, Raw
footage,NO music,NO stolen internet clips!
Topp Drift Grassroots Drifting
CSCS Drifting Series
Canadian Tire Motorsports Park (Mosport) CSCS
Toronto Motorsports Park (TMP) Topp Drift & CSCS
Shannonville Motorsports Park (Home of Topp Drift)
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BMW M5 Street Drift! Giorgi Tevzadze(NeedForDrive.com) & Eric Davidovich(Smotra.ru) by zaRRubin
Giorgi Tevzadze - BMW M5(OOM-500) & White BMW 3-Series(V8, 4.4)
Goga Toloraia - BMW M5(Red, TOL-600)
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In the Daylight | Formula Drift | Seattle
Last weekend, Formula Drift in Monroe, Washington was unforgettable. Tons
of familiar faces and unusually warm weather made for the best FD
experience I've ever had. Because I've been shooting at this location so
much lately, I was able to take my time and really enjoy the event, rather
than scrambling to get shots.
Last weekend also marked a milestone for me, as it had been one year since
shooting my first FD event with a media pass. FD Seattle '09 was also when
I met quite a few friends in the industry, such as Antonio Alvendia, Larry
Chen, Drew Fishbein, Ross Fairfield, Will Roegge, and Josh Herron, among
many others. Last year around this time, I knew next to no one and now I
can comfortably say I feel at home in the professional and grassroots
With this video, I chose to take a much lighter approach than last year as
a representation of the comfort and relaxation I now feel among my fellow
videographers, photographers, and drivers who congregate for these great
I would also like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who has
supported me along the way, especially the MotorMavens Crew, Formula Drift,
Evergreen Drift, and KP Race. Without all the love, it just wouldn't be
:: Justin Shreeve