Bergenholtz Mazda RX8 featured on Nitto1320 Legends Online Game

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For Immediate Release

March 8, 2012

The Nitto Lucas Oil Mazda RX8 has now been implemented in the Nitto 1320 Legends online game.  It is offered as a premier car and can be driven in the game.  “This quick car hits the street of Nitto 1320 Legends today, and adding it to your garage will give you some incredible power matched with eye-catching style.  The distinctive Nitto branding, red wing, and incredible horsepower make this a vehicle you don’t want to miss out on.  You can get one of these street beasts for your own at the Vista Height Dealership.”

– Nitto 1320 Legends

In addition to the Nitto Lucas Oil Mazda RX8 offering on Nitto 1320 Legends, the online video game will also offer a Bergenholtz Racing Tournament offering awesome Bergenholtz Racing badges for 1st and 2nd place winners.  “This is so cool.  Just seeing the Mazda RX8 in an online video game is awesome already.  This will give fans a chance to drive our 700+ turbocharged 3 rotor beast.  On top of that, the badges offered for this weekend’s tournament on Nitto 1320 Legends is an added bonus.  Now, all we need now is an RC car and Hot Wheels Nitto Mazda RX8 Model fans can buy.  Awesome!!!!” said Ron Bergenholtz Team Manager of Bergenholtz Racing Inc.

The Nitto 1320 Legends online game can be played with this link: www.nittolegends.com

The Nitto Lucas Oil Mazda RX8 can be viewed with this link: http://www.nittolegends.com/newsroom_default.aspx?nwid=664

Win A Ride Along With Joon Maeng

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Win a Ride Along with Joon Maeng in his Nitto Tire S13 Thursday, March 8th Adam’s Motorsports Park in Riverside, CA.

HOW TO ENTER TO WIN: Follow Joon on Twitter.com/JoonMaeng , LIKE Fan page on Facebook.com/JoonMaengRacing and share how much you want to win this ride along VIA Twitter & Facebook. (The more interest/comment the better chances to win) Share with friends and family they can win and transfer the win to whomever they want to choose.

PARTICIPANT: Needs to be 18 years or older if not need to have a parent or guardian available at Adam’s. Parent/Guardian and/or winner need to sign waiver before riding in the vehicle. Winner is responsible to get a ride to and from Adam’s Motorsports Park.

INFO: Please arrive by 6:30PM come hang out with team pit area and we’ll show you around the drift car, take pictures, give you hero cards/ partners goodies, buckle you in w/ our helmet and give you a ride of your life! Food and Drinks will be provided. Event will end at 9:30PM. This contest will end Wednesday, March 7th 8PM. PST

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NOS Energy Drink to Continue as “Official Energy Drink of Formula DRIFT”

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Long Beach, Calif. – March 2, 2012 – Formula DRIFT has announced that they will continue their partnership with NOS® Energy Drink as the Official Energy Drink of Formula DRIFT for the 2012 Pro Championship Series.

“Formula D embodies exactly what NOS stands for –high performance energy, unwavering mental focus, and aggressive determination,” said Eric Helms, Director of Marketing for NOS Energy Drink. “Through our partnership the past two years, both NOS and Formula D have continued to fortify motorsports credibility and attract new fans. We’re excited for more of the same in 2012.”

This will be the third consecutive year that NOS will be an official sponsor of the Series. NOS will continue to support former Formula DRIFT champion Chris Forsberg into the 2012 season.

“We are excited to have NOS back on board again this yea, “said Jim Liaw, president and co-founder of Formula DRIFT. “Over the last 2 seasons the NOS team has been a great sponsor but also proactive promotional partner. Their presence at each event adds to the festivities for the fans and their promotional support is one of the factors to our continuous spectator growth. Everyone at Formula DRIFT is looking forward to working with the NOS team again this season.”

Falken Tire Cup Established To Offer Significant Contingency Program To Formula Drift Entrants

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March 1, 2012

FONTANA, CA – Falken Tire, a leading high performance choice for driving enthusiasts, and the winner of consecutive Formula Drift Championships, has announced an aggressive contingency program for 2012 Formula Drift privateer entrants, to be designated the Falken Tire Cup.

The Falken Tire Cup was established to give Formula D privateer drivers and teams an opportunity to earn significant contingency funds by awarding $5,000 to the highest finishing driver participating in the program.

“Falken Tire has been a proud supporter of Formula Drift since its inception, and our Azenis RT615k tire is an important part of our back-to-back championships,” noted Jonathon Bradford, Team Falken’s Drift Supervisor. “Privateer teams are the backbone of our sport and Falken Tire is fortunate to be in a position where our brand can reward their success in such a competitive series.”

Participants in the Falken Tire Cup will also be able to take advantage of a special Falken Tire discount purchase program.  Additional requirements for involvement in the Falken Tire Cup include:

  • To be eligible for the Falken Tire Cup, drivers will be required to run Falken Tires on all four positions of their vehicle at all Formula D events. The minimum signage requirements include a one 20-inch Falken Tire decal on the front bumper or hood position as well as at least one 24-inch decal on both sides of the vehicle. Falken Tire Cup drivers must also wear a Falken Tire patch (or embroidery) on their driver suit as well as a Falken Tire banner in their team’s pit space.
  • Teams must participate in at least four rounds of the 2012 Formula D championship series

Round 1 of the 2012 Formula Drift Championship begins on the streets of Long Beach as teams will again compete on the Long Beach Grand Prix course, April 6-7.  The schedule for this year’s racing events can be found at:  http://formulad.com/schedule/pro-championship/

For more information on the Falken Tire Cup, or to register, drivers and teams should contact: [email protected].