Team Lucas Oil Mav TV Protect The Harvest
Joon Woo Maeng was born in Seoul, South Korea and moved to the United States at the age of 9. His passion for speed and cars began early in his childhood and he experienced his first adrenaline rush from participating in a drag race. Eventually, he began experimenting with the physics of speed and momentum that gave his car differentiating angles at local drifting events. Since then, he has remained loyal to his passion through drifting.
Joon Maeng's involvement in the Formula DRIFT Professional Championship has allowed him to seize his passion at a higher level. By competing with, befriending and supporting those who are experienced with the art of drifting, he realizes that there is no limit in improving as a driver and how important it is to keep a positive attitude, encourage and lend a helping hand to his friends and neighbors on and off the track.
In addition, Formula DRIFT serves as a platform where he is able to not only hone his drifting skills but also define and redefine his drifting limits. Joon Maeng is confident that he'll be able to showcase his drifting potentials more than ever before.
Joon Maeng's philosophy in life is to give, share and live in hope because they not only provide him with a sense of fortitude, but also keeps him grounded. With an unquestionable dedication to the sport of Drifting, Joon Maeng has proven himself a worthy competitor.
His attitude and exemplary work ethic have won over the hearts of both fans and fellow competitors. Ultimately, Joon Maeng desires and is determined to work as part of Team Lucas Oil Mav TV Protect The Harvest and will strive to underscore the reputation of his partners name and integrity.
NAME - Joon Maeng
AGE - 32
HEIGHT - 5'11"
WEIGHT - 155
EYE COLOR - Black
HAIR COLOR - Black
NATIONALITY - South Korea
NICKNAME - GentleMaeng
HOMETOWN - Cerritos, CA
RESIDENCE - Cerritos, CA
LANGUAGES - English / Korean
OCCUPATION - Pro Formula D Driver
2007 - Points: 1.25
2008 - Points: 1.00
2009 - Points: 332.75
2010 - Points: 271.25
2011 - Points: 165.50
2012 - Points: 185.25
2013 - Points: 152.00
Lucas Oil, Mav TV, Protect The Harvest, Rayno Film, Design Craft Fabrication, Duttweiler Racing, Sam's Auto Land, Achilles Radial, American RV Inc., Sparco, Turbo By Garrett, Slek Designs, Holley Performance, Crower Cams and Equipment co., Titanium Metal Supply, Advanced Clutch Technology, LS Auto, Race Tech Services, HPS Racing, ARP, JE Pistons, APR Performance, Brodix, FEAL Suspension, Rays, Aeromotive, SLR Speed, Rywire, DocRace, Twins Turbo, Granatelli Motorsports, K&N Filters, ARP, Wilwood, Greddy, Ocd works
Name - Lucas Oil Mav TV Protect The Harvest
Crew Members - Janet Kim, Juliette Kim, Jeff Lansdell
Lucas Oil Mav TV Protect The Harvest BMW Z4
Tires - Achilles 123s 265/35 R18
Engine - Duttweiler Racing 2jzgte Turbo By Garrett
Horsepower - 900 HP / 700 TQ
Suspension - Design Craft Fabrication roll cage, Titanium Metal Supply safety bars, Feal Suspension, SLR Speed angle kit
Brakes - Wilwood Engineering
Wheels - Rays G07fxx
Exterior - Sam's Auto Land Paint and Body, Slek Designs Wide Body kit / hood / hardtop , APR Performance GT1000 Spoiler
Interior - Sparco steering wheel, racing seats, belts, Design Craft Fabrication, Belle-1 Racing Communications
Favorite Music - Christian
Favorite Music Artists - Matt Redman Heart of Worship
Favorite Video Game - Need For Speed
Favorite Track - Road Atlanta
Hobbies - Mountain Biking, Tennis
Role Models - Jesus Christ my Savior / Father