Formula Drift Spotter, Pro Am Drifter, Instructor

As much as I love the heads-up competition of seasonal series like Golden Gate Drift, local drift nights are a fantastic opportunity to hone your skills as a

driver in a much lower-stakes environment without the pressure to win. Going into this past Wednesday night's Sonoma Drift, I was slightly nervous about

some of the changes we had made to the car since GGD Round 1, specifically making the change from cap and rotor to coil-on-plug ignition. Are the gremlins finally gone?!

Read more: Red Baron Fun Comp...

It's official, our 2016 season has clutch-kicked off and we entered the new year sideways at full lock with plenty of tire smoke! Round 1 of Golden Gate Drift was held at sunny Thunderhill Raceway on the west course. Luke 'Dread' Crowell put a lot of thought into the layout for this year, and the track is a healthy mix of fun entries and challenging transitions.

Read more: Round 1 - Golden...

Drifting is founded on the grassroots community created by a network of local events, and the Boost Series is no exception! With 30+ drivers and cars 300 hp or less, the playing field is level. I am honored to be a judge in the series along with my buds Joe Tardiff and Cody Rosado. We have been working with the drivers all season as mentors to help them better understand the fundamentals of competitive drifting.

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Whether you are just starting out or a seasoned Formula Drift pro, All-Star Bash hosted by Charlie Ongsingco of Just Drift has something for everybody. Lasting an entire weekend on two different tracks at Willow Springs Raceway in Rosamond, CA, this year's event featured more than 300 cars with plenty still on the waiting list.

Read more: Just Drift...


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