Formula Drift Atlanta has always held the reputation of being a high energy event. Not only did Round 2 fulfill this stigma, it went beyond these expectations in every way. The fans, weather, and driving were all absolutely insane.
We had the chance to have another one of Janet’s amazing cars in our WMD Formula Drift tent this past weekend! Last year, we featured her AE86 coupe. This time we had the pleasure of having this pristine 1985 Toyota Corolla GT-S AE86 Hatch! Thanks again to everyone who stopped by to check out this amazing piece of machinery! More pics and specs after the jump!
Overall, it was another good and busy SEMA. In my opinion, way busier and a lot more people and businesses attending which is great for our industry. We feel 2014 is going to be a great year for the scene! Check out these 10 bad ass cars we shot at this year’s SEMA show!
This LB Performance BMW M3 was sitting in the Forgestar booth at SEMA. One of the cleanest cars in the south hall and we hear it might be for sale (or was). So, if you have an extra 80-100k sitting around, now’s your chance. More pics after the jump!
Lexus unvealed their DeviantArt competition winner design of the IS350. Some people are saying “it’s too extreme”… that’s the point guys. It was defiantly an eye catching piece in the Lexus booth. Designed based on the competitions winner Rob Evans’ design. It’s super aggressive, 3 piece wheels, satin/matte white paint job, etc. It’s dope! More photos after the jump.
If you follow us on Facebook, you know we always show love to the Hachi-Roku (Japanese for Eight-Six). Dave, in Hawaii, had a chance to stop by this Classic Toyota meet and was able to snap several AE86’s. I love these cars so much, I’m always wearing my Hachi-Roku crewneck – even though I don’t even own an AE86! Don’t judge me. More photos after the jump. Feel free to share the photos on your Facebook, Instagram, etc. Photos by Dave Coulter. – Alex
There was no short supply of FRS love at this year’s SEMA show. There are said to be over 100 Scion FRS / BRZ’s at the show show this year but we were able to collect at least 30 of them. The Scion booth was 100% FRS including the much celebrated Evasive FRS as well as the Fatlace one. The Rocket Bunny blessed one above was one of our favorites but hit the jump to see the other 32 FRS photos! – WMD
おはよう Monsters! Let me introduce myself: My name is Sean and I admin the Narita Dog Fight blog; a site dedicated to Japanese Motor Sport. Alex has been nice enough to let me guest blog here on WMD and I look forward to having another outlet to share my media. Yesterday I attended the second round of the Super Taikyu series at Twin Ring Motegi. For those not familiar with the series, which I would guess not many are, Super Taikyu is an endurance road race series here in Japan where the competitors are split into 5 classes. These classes are based on chassis and power output. The concept is basic as the race is 4 hours long and the teams that complete the most amount of laps wins (in their respective class). The amount of differences of the cars on track make for great racing, as their is sure to always be overtaking. It’s a series that’s not wildly popular here like Super GT, but it is good racing in it’s own right. I’ve enjoyed it for awhile and would like to help expose it to others. I also got to experience a “pit walk” for this series as well, and I use the term “pit” loosely. It ended up just being a testosterone fueled battle to photograph the umbrella girls – who were standing in front of the garages mind you. Hence the photo above. I ensure you there will be cars to come, many in fact, however, I believe I have your attention now :) Stay tuned to WMD for more coverage of Super Taikyu and thanks for reading.