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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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Events: Lone Star Drift Round 1

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The Lone Star Drift 2013 season got on it's way in Houston, Texas at Greyhound Park a couple of weeks ago. Lone Star Drift is a grassroots drift event where drivers compete to earn a Formula Drift license but it's also a great place to learn about drifting and just have a great time. This was our second consecutive year attending the event and we notice a substantial growth in attendance. It makes us happy to see such a great grassroots turn out. Make sure to follow Lone Star Drift and attend if you can! A bit thank you to...

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Formula Drift Rookie Nate Hamilton: Part 2

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Made my second stop at Nate Hamilton's shop and as you can see, the engine made it in and was being worked on during my visit. Nate is using a LS7/LS3 built by LG Motorsport - a bigger motor than what he ran last year. It's basically a LS7 head with a LS3 block. LG Motorsport will tune the car as well. This year, Nate picked up Holley as a sponsor so will be using Holley throttle body, fuel rails, etc. More photos after the jump. 90mm Holley throttle body. Aeromotive bypass regulator. Moroso Breather Tank. Hoonigan Racing will design...

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Ben's 1977 Datsun 280Z

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This lovely 1977 Datsun 280z belongs to my roommate Ben Cort. He picked this rig up a year or so ago after tiring of his 05 WRX wagon. These cars aren't too easy to come by these days so when this one popped up on Craigslist he jumped on it. The previous owner had pulled the head off and apart for unknown reasons. The plan was initially just to get the motor back together and tidy a few things up here and there. However like many car projects do, things escalated rather quickly. Ben is only just getting started to!...

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Drift News: Formula Drift Driver Joon Maeng's s13 for the 2013 Season

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Our friend Joon Maeng has some new sponsors for his Lucas Oil S13! Looking forward to seeing him on the track this Formula Drift Season. Full press release after the jump. - Alex SANTA FE SPRINGS, CA – February 25, 2013 – based Joon Maeng Racing is proud to announce its partners for the 2013 Formula Drift Season. Lucas Oil Products Inc. has been a strong supporter of the team since 2009 and will continue to support the team as the title sponsor along with MAV TV, for the 2013 Formula Drift Season. The partnership made its debut at Round...

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