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2014/2015 D1NZ Drifting Championship Official [SCHEDULE]

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The D1NZ series has released a very exciting schedule for the 2014/2015 season. The kickoff is in October with the series wrapping up in Auckland in May. Check out the official schedule:

Round 1: October 3rd/4th 2014 – Manfeild Raceway – Feilding, Manawatu + Triple Crown
Round 2: November 7th/8th 2014 – Mt Smart Stadium – Penrose, Auckland – Night Event
Round 3: January 17th/18th 2015 – Bay Park Raceway – Tauranga, Bay of Plenty – Night Event + Triple Crown
Round 4: February 20th/21st – 2015 Hampton Downs, Te Kawhata – Waikato
Round 5: April 4th/5th 2015 – Mike Pero Motorsport Park – Christchurch, Canterbury + Triple Crown
Round 6: May 2015 – Date and Location TBA – Auckland

Article source: http://www.wreckedmagazine.com/blog/2014/07/31/20142015-d1nz-drifting-championship-official-schedule/



Formula DRIFT Insider Premiere’s This Sunday, August 3

Long Beach, Calif. – July 30, 2014 – Formula DRIFT’s popular web-based program, “Formula DRIFT Insider,” returns this Sunday, August 3 at 10:30 AM (PST) / 1:30 PM (EST). The years show will provide a behind the scenes companion to the live-to-tape NBC Sports Network program. Formula DRIFT Insider will travel with the drivers to their homes, on the road and give an exclusive look from the driver’s point of view of what goes on during the live competition.

“Fans will be excited to see the premier episode,” said Ryan Sage, vice-president and co-founder of Formula DRIFT. “As it covers the drama and unfinished business between 2013 champion, Michael Essa and the current points leader, Chris Forsberg.”

The Formula DRIFT Insider shows will be released coincident with the NBC Sports Network shows to give fans a chance to watch the live action and then head to Dailymotion for the behind the scenes look at what they just watched on NBCSN.

Article source: http://www.formulad.com/blog/2014/fd-news/formula-drift-insider-premieres-this-sunday-august-3/


Formula Drift – A Look at Chevrolet V8 Engines in the Paddock Part 2 [VIDEO]

We take a detailed look at the variety of Chevrolet V8 engines in the Formula Drift series. The guys at SDparts.com really wanted us to highlight the variety of setups in the series so we walked around the paddock and did some quick interviews. In this segment of Chevy V8 engines we check out Danny George and his LS3 powered Mazda Miata. Then pay a visit to Joon Maeng with his Vortech Supercharged LS7 engine. To finish off the episode we grabbed Matt Field with this unique LQ9 engine setup which is also running a Vortech Supercharger to make big power. Check them out!

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Article source: http://www.wreckedmagazine.com/blog/2014/07/30/formula-drift-a-look-at-chevrolet-v8-engines-in-the-paddock-part-2-video/


2014 Drift Mania Round 4 at St. Croix [RESULTS]

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This weekend was the fourth round of the Canadian drift series DMCC which took place at St. Croix! Jeff Laflamme took home the win in his black Lexus IS300 which was his first victory of the year. Here is how they finished up:

1st. Jeff Laflamme
2nd. Alex Michaud
3rd. Jonathan Guitard

Article source: http://www.wreckedmagazine.com/blog/2014/07/30/2014-drift-mania-round-4-at-st-croix-results/


Chelsea DeNofa’s Awesome Reverse Entry at Pat’s Acres [VIDEO]

Wow! This entry by Chelsea DeNofa from the Tuerck’d video shoot day at Pat’s Acres is pretty awesome! Just sit back and watch this quick little video over and over again and try to figure out how on earth you are going to do the same thing in your 240sx this weekend.

Article source: http://www.wreckedmagazine.com/blog/2014/07/29/chelsea-denofas-awesome-reverse-entry-at-pats-acres-video/


Ryan Tuerck Signs with Disc Brakes Australia

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Ryan Tuerck has a new Formula Drift sponsor for his Scion FR-S that was brought on right before Seattle. The company is Disc Brakes Australia and Tuerck has opted to run the 4000 series one-piece rotors. The T3 slotted brake rotor is the most aggressive one piece rotor which is optimal for motorsports applications. Good news for you street car fans is the rotor also cuts the mustard on the street. The rotors are crafted with high-carbon iron and cured with a patented process that reduces metal stress, rotor edges feature 3 paint marks which change color to reflect different levels of metal temperature, and 144 pillars between rotor faces provide faster cooling and greater strength.

Article source: http://www.wreckedmagazine.com/blog/2014/07/29/ryan-tuerck-signs-with-disc-brakes-australia/


A POV Look Into Drift All-Stars [VIDEO]

Round 3 of the Drift All-Stars Swedish GP gets a POV look from the drivers perspective. His nighttime activities might be a little NSFW for at least strike some caution where you watch. All and all it looks like great times were had up in Scandinavia for the third round of Drift All-Stars this season!

Article source: http://www.wreckedmagazine.com/blog/2014/07/28/a-pov-look-into-drift-all-stars-video/




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