Hi-Tec Drifting Australia to host Round 3 of Formula DRIFT Asia Series

Posted on

We are happy to announce Hi-Tec Drifting Australia as the host of the Formula Drift Asia finals at Sydney Motorsport Park with Presenting Partners Achilles Tyre and Hi-Tec Oils.

1

“Hi-Tec Drifting Australia have been actively involved with drift in Australia and we are extremely proud to host Formula Drift along with our presenting partners Achilles and Hi-Tec Oils. The partnership with WTAC and Formula Drift provides world-class motorsport here on our shores, and will help to promote the sport of drifting locally.” said Hi-Tec managing director George Gambino “We are all extremely excited to be involved.”

2

“It is fantastic to have the support of an Australian company like Hi-Tec to bring Formula Drift to Sydney Motorsport Park” said Superlap CEO Ian Baker “Our goal for 2014 is to put on the absolute best drift show this country has ever seen and I know both the Formula Drift crew and the Hi-Tec guys share this same vision so it will happen. Whatever you do, do not miss a minute of the action”

3

But wait, there’s more…

Along with the Formula Drift Asia Finals Hi-Tec Drift will also be hosting their Figure 8 Drift Competition on the Friday evening from 6.30pm.

Hi-Tec Oils Figure 8 Drift series is a Top 16 Tandem Drift Battle Competition featuring top Australian drift competitors. The Freestyle Kings motocross team will perform a live demonstration of extreme backflips and jumps, we’ll have the Hi-Tec Dancing Girls, a jumping castle for the kids and heaps of giveaways to make for a fun-filled night of drifting. It will be a family affair not to be missed.

4

Entry to the Friday Night Figure 8 Drift is free with a Friday or Multi-Day WTAC Pass.
Entry after 5pm (Figure 8 Drift ONLY) is $25.00 and includes access to the Figure 8 Drift VIP spectator area.

WTAC Pass holders can upgrade to a Figure 8 Drift VIP spectator area for just $10.00

Formula DRIFT Announces 2014 Pro Championship Global Schedule

Posted on

For Immediate Release

January 23, 2014

Formula DRIFT Announces 2014 Pro Championship Global Schedule 

Long Beach, Calif. – January 23, 2014 – Formula DRIFT has announced their 2014 Pro Championship Global Schedule. The new schedule will lay the foundation for the 2015 World Championship.

The official 2014 Pro Championship Global Schedule will consist of seven events through the United States along with global events taking place in Japan and Australia. Two invitational stand-alone events have also been added to the schedule.

Four selected Pro Championship events will feature the newly created Pro2 category with Round 3 at newly added venue Homestead Miami Speedway, Round 6 at Texas Motor Speedway, Round 7 at Irwindale Speedway and one more event to be determined at a later date.

Complete schedule listed below.

Asia Round 1 – Pathum Thani Speedway, Thailand – January 18-19

Round 1 – Streets of Long Beach – Long Beach, CA – April 4-5

Invitational: Streets of Long Beach (Super Drift Challenge part of the Long Beach GP) – Long Beach, CA – April 11-12

Round 2 – Road to the Championship – Road Atlanta – Atlanta, GA – May 9-10

Round 3 – Invasion – Homestead Miami Speedway – Miami, FL – May 30-31

Round 4 – The Gauntlet – Wall Speedway – Wall, NJ – June 20-21

Asia Round 2 – Fuji Speedway, Japan – July 5-6

Round 5 – Throwdown – Evergreen Speedway – Monroe, WA – July 18-19

Invitational: Autodrome St. Eustache – August 30-31

Round 6 – Showdown – Texas Motor Speedway – September 12-13

Round 7 – Title Fight – Toyota Speedway at Irwindale – Irwindale, CA – October 10-11

Asia Round 3 – Sydney Motorsports Park, Australia – October 18-19

*global schedule subject to change

“We are proud to continue with the eleventh season of Formula DRIFT and excited to make steps to grow the sport internationally,” stated Jim Liaw, president and co-founder of Formula DRIFT. “This season will solidify the Series as the worldwide leader for our sport.”

The Formula DRIFT website is currently being updated with tickets for select events now available to purchase online.