Posts Tagged: "FD"

VegasDrift Dopeness >>> Round 1 @ LVMS

Ray Ramolete Panning

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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Video Dopeness >>> Tuerck’d: Oregon Trail, Part 1!!

Ryan Tuerck decided to test out a new Garrett turbo on his FD ride, and put down some crazy numbers!

-Mike G.

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Formula Dopeness >>> Irwindale Crowns a New Champion!!

With a brand new car and not much of a budget, Mike Essa and his GSR Autosport team have taken home the 2013 FD Championship! Congrats to everyone at GSR and Mike for a great season! Click more for more on how he did it!

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Formula Dopeness >>> Qualifying at Irwindale!!

After a crazy day full of wall rides and flips, qualifying is over and Mike Essa extends his championship lead.

1. Mike Essa
2. Vaughn Gittin Jr.
3. Ryan Tuerck
4. Dean Kearney
5. Robbie Nishida
6. Tyler McQuarrie
7. Matt Field
8. Chris Forsberg
9. Odi Bakchis
10. Forrest Wang
11. Pat Goodin
12. Darren McNamara
13. Ken Gushi
14. Fredric Aasbo
15. Mats Baribeau
16. Daigo Saito
17. Justin Pawlak
18. Ryan Kado
19. Conrad Grunewald
20. Chelsea Denofa
21. Tony Angelo
22. Matt Powers
23. Toshiki Yoshioka
24. Dave Briggs
25. Dai Yoshihara
26. Kyle Mohan
27. Taka Aono
28. Danny George
29. Pat Mordaunt
30. Jhonnattan Castro
31. Carl Rydquist
32. Luke Pakula

Check out our Facebook page for more photos and updates tomorrow!

-Mike G.

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Driver Blog Dopeness >>> Jeremy Lowe at FDTX!!

I was really excited going into Round 6 of Formula D at Texas Motor Speedway. I knew it was going to be my last round of the season, plus it’s a new track, and I had nothing to lose. I felt really confident to go out there and give it hell! Going into the event we had the car running the best it ever has, buttt between testing and hitting the road for TX, we also decided to make a seemingly minor change and learned a very important lesson as a result.

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Formula Drift Dopeness >>> Drama and The Usual (And Unusual) Suspects on the Podium in Texas!!

Round 6 of the Formula Drift Pro Championship brought us to a new venue, yet the top two drivers in the standings managed to maintain their chase for the championship…More after the jump!

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Formula Drift Dopeness >>> Mike Essa Grabs His 2nd Win of the Season!!

Round 6 is in the books, and the first event at Texas Motor Speedway was full of surprises. Mike Essa and the GSR Autosport BMW M3 took home their second victory of the season, pushing them ahead of 3rd place finisher Chris Forsberg and the NOS Energy Drink 370z. 2nd place was taken by our very own Matt Field and the Blacktrax Performance/CX Racing S14.

Congrats to everyone on an amazing event, and congrats to Matt Field for his first (of many) carbon fiber trophy!

We’ll have full coverage up soon, but in the meantime be sure to check out the gallery on our Facebook page.

-Mike G.

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Driver Blog Dopeness >>> Matt Field vs. Seattle

Our weekend began Tuesday afternoon when we left San Jose for the 18-hour drive to Seattle. Once we arrived, we dropped the trailer off and decided to relax before practice on Thursday. We unloaded the car and set the pit up, then took the car out for a few passes.

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Formula Dopeness >>> “The Force” Takes 1st In Seattle!

Chris Forsberg had a great showing this weekend, and with the help of Daigo Saito dropping out in the Top 32 and Vaughn Gittin Jr. getting knocked out in the Top 8, he moves into 1st place in the championship standings!

1. Chris Forsberg

2. Mike Essa

3. Fredric Aasbo

4. Odi Bakchis

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Team OMG Dopeness >>> Jeremy Lowe Takes On Wall!!

Going into Formula D Round 4 at Wall, NJ I was not too psyched. Last year, Wall was probably our worst round of the season. We struggled with the car so much just trying to get it to go around the track, and I was not looking forward to a repeat, but we learned from our mistakes and came much more prepared this time around.

Right off the trailer on Thursday, first run of practice, the car was ripping! Better gearing and the new super responsive GT4094r Garrett turbo had this thing shredding that steep bank! I was so pumped, and all my doubts went right out the window. Now we could focus on minor adjustments and getting everything dialed.

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