Category: "Events"

Pro-Am Dopeness >>> Midwest Drift Union 2014 Round 1

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One week after the conclusion of Formula D Long Beach, the series’ Midwest pro-am division kicked off its opener at Gateway Motorsports Park just outside St. Louis. Entering into its fifth year of existence, the Midwest Drift Union once again aimed its sights at readying the next generation of Formula D heroes. More after the jump!

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Grassroots Dopeness >>> March Madness At PARC

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Pat’s Acres. Drifting. Spring. A few photos, and even fewer words.

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Grassroots Dopeness >>> First Drift At The Drags

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Grassroots á la dragstrip. I traveled to Champion Raceway in Central Point, Oregon to check out their first ever drift event.

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ADGP Dopeness >>> Round 3 Sydney Motorsport Park

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Pro-Am Dopeness >>> U.S. Drift Series Schedule Released!!

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U.S. Drift just released their 2014 schedule and it’s clear why some of the country’s top drivers are coming from the East Coast. The FD course layout at Road Atlanta has been added, which is great experience for the drivers and one of the best tracks for spectators.

Edgar Sarmiento, who has previously worked with MDU and Drift Indy, will be helping guide the series to bigger and better things.

Round 1 – HyperFest at Summit Point Raceway, June 7/8
Round 2 – New Jersey Motorsports Park, July 18/19
Round 3 – Road Atlanta – On Formula Drift Track, August 30/31
Round 4 – Street Life Tour, September 20/21
Round 5 – Virginia International Raceway VIR, October 4/5

Check out usdrift.com for more info!

-Mike G.

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Event Dopeness >>> Mallala Matsuri!

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Mallala Motorsport Park is located about 60 minutes north of the South Australian capital city, Adelaide. The track was established on the old RAAF base at Mallala.

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VegasDrift Dopeness >>> Round 1 @ LVMS

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This past weekend myself and Tim Walsh attended the first round of the VegasDrift series based, quite obviously, in Las Vegas, Nevada. This was my first time attending VegasDrift and I hope to be bringing you more of the series along with Tim in the year to come as I have now moved from Ireland to the States. If you are interested you can check out my article on Autolifers about my thoughts on the event. On OMGdrift we are going to look at the battles!!

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Dopeness >>> Meet Simon and Jenna Michelmore!

We sit down with the newest additions to the OMGFamily, Simon and Jenna Michelmore! Want to know their deepest darkest fears and secrets? Well, we didn’t cover any of that but there’s still plenty of awesome things to learn about this drifting power couple!

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Year-End Dopeness >>> The Carnage of 2013

While we’re all patiently waiting for the 2014 event season to kick off, we’re going to take a look back at some of the carnage we witnessed in our travels over the 2013 year. Some of these might hit you right in the feels, but just be glad it didn’t happen to you (unless you’re one of the drivers we featured, and then, well, it did). More after the jump!

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Year-End Dopeness >>> My Year In Review: 2013 Edition

With 2014 looming on the horizon, I feel it’s a good time to take a look back on my 2013 year with OMGDrift for the practically obligatory and as-expected year-in-review post. I hit up fewer events this year, only nine in total, and only traveling about 6,600 miles this year compared to 11,000+ last. Yet as I pushed the odometer on my trusty old ’97 LS400 closer to 200K, it seemed the events I DID cover made up for lack of quantity with an increase of quality. More after the jump!

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