Formula Drift’s season-ending event was full of drama and dynamic displays of driving prowess, with three final-round battles required to determine the 2018 Champion. In the end, James Deane took home his second straight title thanks to help from a past champion.
Speeds were high, and great throttle commitment was required going into the long sweepers of Formula Drift’s inaugural event at Gateway Motorsports Park just outside of St. Louis, Missouri.
For 2018, the Formula Drift championship’s first stop slides across the ocean-adjacent streets of Long Beach, California. Hosted on the iconic Long Beach Grand Prix course, I think this venue as the season opener is the perfect way to bring in the new year of drifting competition. Here’s why…
A tricky result of the Formula Drift Seattle bracket granted teammate tandems never before seen in competition. Only the strongest competitors from each team advanced, but who took the win?
True to form, the Irwindale stop of Formula Drift provided a massive retire rate, but the long list of DNF racers didn’t upset the excitement and drama in the championship race!
This year the Formula Drift calendar added a Canadian stop to its tour. We took a break from the troubles of the world, turned off our cellular data, and enjoyed a drifting competition filled with some of the best tandems we’ve ever witnessed. Follow along with our recap of the Saint-Eustache action!
Formula Drift’s 13th season opener in the rain was comparable to professional bull riding on ice. That is, if a rider had to navigate a bull sideways through the slippery city streets of Long Beach, California while riding next to another bull.