Ford and RTR Vehicles have revealed the newest Formula DRIFT Spec 5-FD competition Mustang based on the all-new, seventh-generation 2024 Ford Mustang. The unveiling was in conjunction with two-time FD champion Vaughn Gittin Jr. announcing his return to the sport after a year’s absence. He will compete in select events behind the wheel of the all-new
Officials with automotive enthusiast brand Hoonigan have announced plans to relaunch Ken Block’s Gymkhana Grid Competition, which has not hosted an event since the 2019 installment in Poland. Gymkhana Grid features rallycross and drifting champions competing alongside amateur racers across different classes. Races – held in different venues worldwide – take place on a symmetrical
With just 200 examples here in the U.S., the Nissan Skyline R34 is arguably one of the more desirable sports cars out there. Yufeng Luo of Y Motorsport used it to build a professional drift car complete with a supercharged and nitrous-boosted LS7 engine built by Ken Duttweiler.
Choosing between a wet sump oiling system and a dry sump oiling system comes down to a few key factors such as the application, the engine’s horsepower and rpm range and how much you’re willing to invest in a lubrication system. Your choice may also be limited by track rules. For customers who have already
Drift cars are usually light- to moderate-weight rear-wheel-drive coupes and sedans, offering a large range of power levels.
MaXpeedingRods, a manufacturer of performance parts such as connecting rods, crankshafts, turbochargers, and coilovers, has announced sponsorship of British Drift Championship racers Oliver Evans and Duane McKeever. The performance parts company, established in 2006, reaches more than 4 million car enthusiasts across America, Australia, Asia, Europe and other countries. Oliver Evans, who hails from the
The Champion 2021 Racing Contingency Program is an all-encompassing marketing program designed to link Champion Motor Oils directly to regional and national racers in many sanctioned racing events in North America. Champion’s new 2021 expanded contingency program supports race teams from dirt track to pavement, gas to diesel, and circle track to drag racing with contingency cash pay-out
One of the bigger projects MA-Motorsports has been working on recently is Mike Power’s Nissan Silvia S15. Mike is an up-and-coming driver for Formula Drift Pro2 and his Nissan is getting the full MA-Motorsports treatment, including this turbocharged 3.0L Toyota 2JZ engine.
Drifting Market Offers Wide Open Engine Opportunities When drifting first started popping up in the United States, there was a lot of debate as to what it was and whether it could be considered racing. In Japan, where drifting was invented, the legitimacy of the sport has never been in doubt. Sometime in the mid-’80s,