Posts Tagged: "nissan"

Midwest Dopeness >>> DriftSTL’s 2013 Brolex Finale

DriftSTL concluded its 2013 season last Saturday with the final Brolex event of the year at Gateway Motorsports Complex. Around 25 drivers from the Midwest turned out to attack Gateway’s beloved road course one last time before packing it up for the winter months and focusing on next year’s plans. More after the jump!

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Pro-Am Dopeness >>> Andrew Lewis Earns Formula D License

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!

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Pro-Am Dopeness >>> Mike Skudlarek Earns His Formula D License for 2014

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!

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Pro-Am Dopeness >>> Geoff Stoneback’s Road To The Midwest Drift Union Championship

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!

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Midwest Dopeness >>> Midwest Drift Union Round 4 at Street Life Tour

Street Life Tour once again served as the final round of the Midwest Drift Union pro-am championship season, featuring lots of smoke, some big crashes, and the crowning of a new series champ. 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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Grassroots Dopeness >>> Marco Meets D Spec

When I first picked up my camera in 2010, I was lost in the world of drift. I was just a fan with a camera, trying to figure out who owned which car and how my little camera worked. After going to an event or two, I met a group of cool guys with a handful of vibrant Japanese tuner cars and was invited to a local meet at a Sonic for fun and cool cars. The leader of the pack, Marco Tellez, stepped out of his green 240sx coupe and handed me a sticker for their meet and we kept talking since. Fast forward a few years and a handful of changes for that green car and we find ourselves a V8 powered teal monster.

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Midwest Dopeness >>> Midwest Drift Union 2013 Round 2

After a two year absence from Gateway Motorsports Park, the Midwest Drift Union returned last weekend to host round two of its 2013 competition season. Tires were shred, bumpers were decimated and the points bracket jumbled. More after the jump!

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Mid-South Dopeness >>> Traction Optional Presents: The Hangover

With a freshly paved road course at Memphis International Raceway as its setting, mid-south grassroots organization Traction Optional kicked off its first event of 2013 last Sunday. More after the jump!

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Formula Dopeness >>> Qualifying at Wall Stadium!!

Qualifying is over, and “JTP” Justin Pawlak took the top spot! Read on for full coverage!

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