VIDEO: Formula DRIFT Insider 2012 - Episode 4
In this episode, see highlights from PBIR including the controversial battle with Daigo Saito and Justin Pawlak and a look at the inside of Chris Forsberg's 2012 vehicle!
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Mid-Season Q&A with Formula DRIFT Racer Conrad Grunewald
By: Ashley van Dyke, Photos by Andrew Bohan
The Hankook/Top 1 Oil Chevrolet Camaro is a high performance machine. It brings power and finesse to the circuits on the Formula DRIFT championship tour. For driver Conrad Grunewald, there are challenges and sweet rewards, the highs and lows of racing. Conrad is an Owner/Driver and operates out of his race shop in Monterey, CA.
MotoIQ Radio: Marty Staggs from Turbosmart and a Drifter Roundtable Discussion
By Will Cannady
Returning guest, Marty Staggs from Turbosmart, will be discussing what's the latest wares from the company and his take on the influx of boosted vehicles from the OEM's. Last week's recap show was lost to the interwebs and the guests on the show were kind enough to give me a second shot at the conversation that was had. Michael Essa, Ben Lewallen, Joon Maeng and "Rapper" Dan Savage.
Global Time Attack – Palm Beach International Raceway
By Efrain Olivares
The second Formula Drift / Global Time Attack doubleheader of the 2012 season fell this past weekend at the recently renamed and renovated Palm Beach International Raceway. Off the back of the event at Road Atlanta, which was judged to be a big success by the series and its competitors, there was some head-scratching involved when only twelve cars made the trip to Palm Beach.
Two plus two equals FOUR WINS for GM in Detroit in Pirelli World Challenge Racing
By: Ashley van Dyke
The Pirelli World Challenge series rolled into the Motor City for Rounds 6 & 7 of GT and GTS class competition. The Chevrolet Grand Prix at Belle Isle was revived this year, after going four years since 2008 from seeing any racing action. The battle ground was an island in Detroit with 14 turns and covering 2.08 miles. For the Pirelli World Challenge Series, they were racing to win the Cadillac V-Series Challenge in a double header weekend. With unpredictable weather conditions and practice times looking very close amongst the top drivers in both classes, it was shaping up to be an exciting weekend to be in Detroit.
Evosport and MBBS Racing World Challenge GT Racecar Unveiling
by Khiem Dinh
Those of you who follow European cars have probably heard of Evosport. If not, Evosport is one of the premier tuners for BMWs and Mercedes vehicles along with other high-end performance vehicles. Evosport Engineering is the branch of the company that develops performance parts. Finally, there’s MBBS Racing; this is the road racing arm of the company. Recently, the team at Evosport decided to build a World Challenge GT racecar out of a vehicle no one else has tried and brought on our friend, racecar driver Craig Stanton, to be the lead driver and team development manager. So what car did Evosport choose to be the basis for a World Challenge GT racecar?
MotoIQ Radio: Formula Drift and Global Time Attack Palm Beach Recap
This is our recap episode of the last Formula Drift and Global Time Attack event at Palm Beach. It was a Awesome event and the drivers definitely were going all out. This was also a Street Wise Drift event and seeing the Pro Am guys out there we got a tast of who might be making Pro next year.
Event Coverage: Formula Drift Round 3 – Palm Beach International Raceway
by Efrain Olivares
The word of the day at Palm Beach was ‘proximity’. That is, the Formula Drift judges put the emphasis on the tandem competitors on keeping proximity with the lead car. Sacrificing angle and line for the sake of maintaining door-to-door competition was the name of the game. As a result, Palm Beach International Raceway had the closest tandem competitions of the year, and tons of carnage.
MotoIQ Radio: Quirt Crawford and Crawford Performance
In this episode we will have the head of Crawford Performance, Quirt Crawford.
MotoIQ Radio: Modern Automotive Performance and AMS Performance
A pair of top notch companies, Modern Automotive Performance and AMS Performance.
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