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JR Hildebrand Confirmed to Make Formula Drift Debut at Seattle

After speaking with GoPro/Mobil 1 team principal Tyler McQuarrie today it appears that the former Indy driver is headed to Formula Drift finally after some teases and missed chances. JR will be running a twin Chevrolet Camaro chassis which is the same one as Tyler McQuarrie has been using this season. JR has been relived of duty in Indy for the time being and is going to come have some fun in Formula Drift. What do you think about his big debut?

Article source: http://www.wreckedmagazine.com/blog/2013/07/09/jr-hildebrand-confirmed-to-make-formula-drift-debut-at-seattle/


[VIDEO] 2013 Formula Drift – More Grip for Drift?

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The Nitto Tire sponsored Formula Drift teams explain the importance of vehicle setups for drifting. It is mistaken that drifting requires vehicles to have reduced grip to slide, however in reality it is the exact opposite. Enjoy!

Article source: http://www.formulad.com/blog/2013/video/video-2013-formula-drift-more-grip-for-drift/


[VIDEO] Game Of DRIFT II feat. Ryan Tuerck & Vaughn Gittin Jr: Tuerck’d

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Tuerck’d Season 2: Episode 1. Professional drift driver Ryan Tuerck takes on 2010 Formula Drift champion Vaughn Gittin Jr. in an all-time Game Of DRIFT at New Jersey’s Raceway Park complete with some of the most dangerous and outright ridiculous challenges to date. Tuerck and Vaughn Gittin Jr. are both determined to win, but first they have to prove their drifting skills through a series of challenges including Barrel taps, Drift Limbo, Double Dare Drift (switch!), even blindfold drifting with Chris Forsberg guest navigating. Watermelons are blasted, Super G courses are slayed, and in the end there is only one winner—is it Tuerck or Vaughn Gittin?

Article source: http://www.formulad.com/blog/2013/video/video-game-of-drift-ii-feat-ryan-tuerck-vaughn-gittin-jr-tuerckd/


Wrecked Magazine Issue 27 Is Out Now [READ THIS]


Issue 27 of Wrecked Magazine brings Michael Essa back to our cover to interview him after his first ever Formula Drift victory. Jacob Leveton writes a guest editorial on the state of the 2013 rookies and then Danny George gets put In Focus. Wrecked Lifestyle puts a focus on what our staff has deemed “track essentials” with items from Electric Visual, ReplayXD, and Otterbox. The big finale is our amazing trip to Japan for Drift Matsuri including a write up on how cheap you can participate converted already into American dollars. Our Mustang RTR gets a huge drivetrain overhaul with help from Tremec and ACT Clutch.

Read the issue: http://www.wreckedmagazine.com/issues/issue27/issue27.html

Article source: http://www.wreckedmagazine.com/blog/2013/07/08/wrecked-magazine-issue-27-is-out-now-read-this/




Formula D explains controversial runs via FD Insider [VIDEO]

Two of the five runs that our readers asked to be explained via our poll were finally explained by Ryan Sage in the latest edition of FD Insider. What are your thoughts on the explanations? There’s also a profile of Chris Forsberg, as well as a flashback to the podium sweep by Falken Tire at Wall NJ in 2009.

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Article source: http://www.wreckedmagazine.com/blog/2013/07/08/formula-d-explains-controversial-runs-via-fd-insider-video/


2013 Just Drift ProAm Round 3 [RESULTS]


A long Just Drift Round 3 weekend is in the books as the drifting took place over the holiday weekend at night. Here are the results:

1st place Matt Coffman
2nd place Tony Cisneros
3rd place Dave Forman

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Article source: http://www.wreckedmagazine.com/blog/2013/07/08/2013-just-drift-proam-round-3-results/



2013 Drift Allstars Round 3 – Sturup Raceway, Sweden [RESULTS]

Top qualifier David Karkosik was able to pull off the podium finish, only to be ousted by Finland’s Juha Rintanen in the final battle. Janis Eglite finished in third place, coming all the way from Latvia to earn the final spot on the podium. Drift Allstars will head to Latvia for Round 3 in August.

1. Juha Rintanen – Nexen Tire Europe – Nissan S14
2. David Karkosik – Budmat Auto – Nissan S15
3. Janis Eglite – Wisefab – BMW E30

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Article source: http://www.wreckedmagazine.com/blog/2013/07/07/2013-drift-allstars-round-3-sturup-raceway-sweden-results/


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