Tag Archives: 2012

2012 Dopeness >>> Midwest (And Beyond) Year End Recap (56K Death)

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 ... Read More »

Midwest Dopeness >>> DriftSTL’s Matsuri

DriftSTL closed out its 2012 season with a Drift Matsuri event at Gateway International Raceway just outside of St. Louis. The event drew nearly 50 drivers from all over the Midwest and mid-South to run on what many drivers consider one of the best regional venues for the sport. Read More »

Mid-South Dopeness >>> Driftoberfest 3

Amidst cloudy skies, chilly temperatures and constant wind, Tennessee Drift, together with Cause Factory, held its third annual Driftoberfest event. The spectacle saw many drivers of varying levels of skill have it out to help raise money for the Williamson Medical Center. More after the jump! Read More »

Midwest Dopeness >>> Street Life Tour 2012

The Midwest Drift Union 2012 season drew to a close in dramatic fashion last Saturday night at Kil-Kare Speedway in Xenia, OH, crowning a new series champ and seeing four talented drivers earn their Formula D pro-am licenses. More after the jump! Read More »

Interview Dopeness >>> 3 Minutes with Vaughn Gittin Jr.

The current points leader held on to that position with his third place finish in Las Vegas, which consequently broke his could-have-been third victory in a row. We caught up with Gittin Jr. after the smoke had cleared last Saturday to get his impressions on the sixth round and the rest of the year. More after the jump! Read More »

Formula Dopeness >>> Round Six: After Dark

The sixth round of the 2012 Formula D season is in the books, with Rhys “Mad Skills” Millen securing his second victory in a row at Las Vegas. We’ll get to Rhys’ fantastic performance in a bit, but first, we’re going to give a play-by-play of the action that led to that victory. More after the jump! Read More »