Matt Coffman

In 2011 Matt purchased a Nissan 240sx S13 and started drifting in a local Southern Oregon series. He later discovered that the 240 had been a successful autocross car, it was even a championship car in 2006 and remained undefeated throughout Matt's entire first year of drifting. In 2012 Matt entered into the Thunderdrift ProAm series in northern California and continued to improve his tandem skills and outfitting his S13 with a LS V8 and a rocket Bunny Gen1 kit. In 2013 He competed in the inaugural year of the golden gate FD ProAm series with only one thing in mind, The Formula Drift Pro license! He also competed at Evergreen Drift ProAm two times where he placed 4th alongside FD Round 5. In 2013 Matt also ran three rounds of the Top Drift ProAm where he took a 3rd and 1st place. Due to being raised in the Oregon mountains, Matt found a deep passion for rally racing and competed in many events up and down the west coast throughout 2013 with much success placing above and out of his class. After taking a two year break from rally to focus on FD, Matt found himself behind the wheel of a rally car once again in November of 2015 and earned himself a long awaited first place overall win and hopes to continue rallying at various events throughout 2016. With Dreams of racing pylon planes Matt is a well-rounded driver of many disciplines. Matt's style is Fast but smooth with aggressive transitions alongside a focus on mirroring opponent's transitions. Matt is a serious contender in the 2016 Formula Drift Championship, paired with his purpose built machine and his well experienced team he will be one to watch in the 2016 season.