Formula DRIFT Rookie Nate Hamilton: Build Part 2

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Made my second stop at Nate Hamilton’s shop and as you can see, the engine made it in and was being worked on during my visit. Nate is using a LS7 built by LG Motorsport – a bigger motor than what he ran last year. It’s basically a LS7 head with a LS3 block. LG Motorsport will tune the car as well. This year, Nate picked up Holley as a sponsor so will be using Holley throttle body, fuel rails, etc.











The inside chassis has come a long way from our last visit – seats are in, EFI, oil setup, Stack Dash Display System, among other things.

Click here to read more about the build

Purchase FD Long Beach VIP tickets for a chance to win a set of Enkei Wheels

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Purchase FD Long Beach VIP Tickets for a chance to win a set of 2011 Enkei Fujin Wheels. A lucky FD Long Beach VIP Ticket holder will be randomly selected. If you haven’t purchased your FD Long Beach VIP Ticket yet, here is your chance:

VIP Tickets

Fujin Wheel Specs:
• Sizes 17 or 18″
• Black or Silver
• Spec-E Inspected
• MAT Technology

For more information visit Enkei Wheels Fujin

Bergenholtz Racing Partners with Enkei Wheels

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February 8, 2010

Bergenholtz Racing and Enkei Wheels established a marketing partnership for the 2010 Formula Drift race season. With the latest announcement of Joon Maeng as the new Official driver, Bergenholtz Racing is also implementing the all new light weight Enkei PF01 to its Mazda RX8. The Enkei PF01 is designed to be an ultra-light weight wheel. For more sizing and more info on the new ENKEI PF01, visit Enkei Wheels


“It is quite an honor to be working with Enkei Wheels. Both Bergenholtz Racing and Enkei Wheels have been known for performance and racing. It is a perfect partnership. We are extremely excited to be working with a great company.”
-Ron Bergenholtz Team Manager of Bergenholtz Racing.


The ENKEI PF01 is the newest addition to Enkei’s Racing Series line of wheels. With its light weight, the PF01 is the hottest racing wheel for 2010. Made with Enkei’s MAT technology, the PF01 is a light, racer friendly wheel. Sized from 15” to 18”, with plenty of clearance for large brake calipers. The new Enkei PF01 is a high quality, very lightweight wheel offered at a competitive price.

“Enkei wheels are engineered to the highest degree to deliver the best in performance. Simply mounting up the PF01’s to the NITTO NT05’s will increase the agility and acceleration of the Mazda RX8 immediately. It’s like having horsepower and and a suspension upgrade built into a wheel! I can’t wait to try them on track. The Mazda RX8 is going to do some amazing things with the Enkei PF01’s.”
-Joon Maeng pilot of the Bergenholtz Racing/Nitto Mazda RX8.