Achilles Radial Announces 2014 Formula DRIFT Roster

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Achilles Radial is proud to announce the roster of talented drivers that will compete on Achilles Radial 123S tires in Formula DRIFT during the 2014 season.  Anchored by 2012 Champion Daigo Saito and Formula DRIFT veteran Robbie Nishida, the team includes returning drivers and new faces, both within the PRO and PRO2 ranks.

“We are extremely excited to enter our third year of competition in the pinnacle drifting series, Formula DRIFT,” said Cheralyn Hale, Director of Marketing for Achilles Motorsports LLC. “We have an incredible group of drivers competing on Achilles rubber this season.  I cannot wait to see them create massive amounts of tire smoke in a few weeks at the season opener!”

The drivers that will be competing on Achilles Radial tires for the 2014 season are listed below:

PRO Series
Daigo Saito – Tokyo, Japan
Robbie Nishida – Tokyo, Japan
Kenny Moen – Oslo, Norway
Dean Kearney – Waterford, Ireland
Dave Briggs – Ontario, Canada
Marc Landreville – Quebec, Canada
Brandon Wicknick – Layton, UT
Rob Primozich – Seattle, WA
Enrique Mendoza – Moreno Valley, CA
Joshua Steele – Houston, TX
Charles Ng – Hong Kong
Alec Hohnadell – Miramar Beach, FL
Brad Heyl – Bradfordwoods, PA
Chris Mills – Los Gatos, CA
Dan Savage – Herndon, VA
Eric Hill – Westminster, CA
Erich Hagen – Olympia, WA
Geoff Stoneback – Huntingdon Valley, PA
James Evans – Baltimore, MD
Jeff Wolfson – San Jose, CA
Mike Pollard – Las Vegas, NV

PRO2 Series
Jeremy Lowe – Sarasota, FL
Tony Cisneros – Rancho Cucamonga, CA

You can see Team Achilles compete at the 2014 Formula DRIFT season opener in Long Beach, California on April 4th and 5th.  Formula DRIFT expects sell-out crowds at the 11th season opening event – one of only two drift events in the world to be held on city streets.

Charles Ng Pleased With WTCC Progress So Far

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Although Charles Ng won’t be competing in the 2012 Formula Drift Pro Championship, he is set to start his first race of the WTCC (World Touring Car Championship) season in Monza, Italy on March 11. He’ll be piloting the Liqui Moly Team Engstler BMW 320TC. We’d like to wish him the best of luck throughout the entire season which is listed below.

 

March 11 – Monza, Italy

April 1 – Valencia, Spain

April 15 – Marrakech, Morocco

April 29 – Slovakia Ring, Slovakia

May 6 – Budapest, Hungary

May 20 – Salzburgring, Austria

June 3 – Estoril, Portugal

July 22 – Curitiba, Brazil

September 23 – Sonoma, USA

October 21 – Suzuka, Japan

November 4 – Shanghai, China

November 18 – Macau

 

For more information on Charles and the 2012 WTCC season, click here.

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