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Things Heat Up At Formula Drift Seattle

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Things Heat Up At Formula Drift Seattle

Written by Dave Bell - Photos by David Karey The 2017 Formula Drift season is now well on the latter half of the championship now that Round 6 in Seattle has concluded. For 11 years FD has been visiting Evergreen Speedway in Monroe, Washington. Sitting just outside of Seattle, it is by far one of the favorites on the series schedule, given it has not only a high-speed bank after the initiation zone, but allows for several dramatic zones as the course wraps up. Evergreen Speedway already had smoke in the air from the nearby wildfires, and Round 6 surely wasn’t...

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Formula Drift: Michael Essa Crowned 2013 FD Champion & Daigo Saito Wins Rnd 7

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The 2013 10th Anniversary Formula Drift season ended at Irwindale Speedway in front of a sold out crowd this past weekend! Essa would ultimately end up winning the championship and Daigo would win round 7. But, not before a bit of a controversy. The controversy unfolded as soon as top 32 began. Essa qualified first, and would compete against the 32nd place qualifier Luke Pakula. Essa blows his engine during his lead run and from my understanding, Luke Pakula's AE86 looses a couple of gears in his transmission. Essa calls 5 minutes and fafdsaf bows out, handing Essa the win....

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Drift: Formula Drift Rnd 2 at Road Atlanta | Pt 1

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Most of us who follow Formula Drift around the country would agree, if you only had one round you could attend in the season, round 2 at Road Atlanta would be the one. One of, if not the most energetic Formula Drift crowd in the series combined with an awesome track with a crazy fast entry, can only make for an exciting event. Formula Drift's first ever event took place here at Road Atlanta. Road Atlanta also built horse shoe part of the track specifically for Formula Drift. It's one thing to convince a professional race track to host a...

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Drift Video: Nate Hamilton Progress Part 2

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Check out this awesome video by Corey Denomy. Nate Hamilton gives an in depth walk around of the car that him and one44 motorsports built for their 2013 rookie season of Formula Drift. He talks about changes to the motor, new additions and sponsors from last year, and about the design and wrapping of the car. Looking fresh in that WMD Hachi Roku crewneck Nate! - WMD Watch Part 1 HERE

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Janet's Pristine Toyota AE86 at Formula Drift Long Beach

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A big thank you to Janet for letting us borrow her AE86 for the weekend. The people loved it and were amazed at how clean this Hachi Roku is. Definitely one of the top 3 cars at the event! Thanks again Janet. Also a big thank you to everyone who came by the tent at Formula Drift to say hello and pick up some gear! A couple of more photos of Janet's Hachi Roku after the jump. - Alex

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