I went some places and saw some things in 2014. These are those places and things, in no particular order.
If you’ve ever been to a pro-am event, chances are you’ve seen a wide range of cars turn up, ranging from nearly stock daily drivers to fully built Formula D spec rides. One might make the assumption that it’s these high horsepower, competition focused builds which are sure to consistently be the winners. But proving you don’t have to throw down huge horsepower figures and expensive builds to make it to the top, Rolando Alfaro took his backup car to a second place finish in Midwest Drift Union this year, netting him a Pro 2 license for 2015. More after the jump!
When the smoke had settled after a hard-driven 2014 season, Brian Peter emerged on top once again as the Midwest Drift Union series champion and earned his Formula D Pro 2 license for 2015. We take a look back at his road to the championship. More after the jump!
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!
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!
Andrew Lewis finished the 2013 Midwest Drift Union season in third place, securing a Formula D license to compete in the series next year. Much as we did with Geoff Stoneback and Mike Skudlarek, we’re taking a look back on the road that got Lewis to this point. More after the jump!
Geoff Stoneback might have won the 2013 Midwest Drift Union Pro-am series, but he wasn’t the only one to receive a license to compete in Formula Drift. Michigan native Mike Skudlarek also secured an FD license for 2013, but this isn’t his first rodeo going to the big leagues. We’re taking a look back on Skudlarek’s 2013 season where he finished the overall runner-up. More after the jump!
The 2013 Midwest Drift Union pro-am series concluded last weekend at Street Life Tour with Geoff Stoneback being crowned the overall champion, earning himself a Formula Drift license to compete for the 2014 season. We’re going to recap his 2013 exploits to show you how he got to the top of the points. More after the jump!
Well, I seem to still be alive, and if you’re reading this, I assume you are too. No doomsday apocalypse here, so to celebrate, I present my year-in-review post. I traversed nearly 11,000 miles and spent over $1,100 in fuel, on top of hotels, food, camera gear/repairs/rentals, supplies, etc. The end result of those expenditures follows (you’ll find links to each event’s main article within). More after the jump!
Just hot of the video reel from our friends over on Good Luggage.