2017 Achilles Radial Formula DRIFT Team Announcement


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2017 Achilles Radial Formula DRIFT Team Announcement

IRVINE, CALIF., March 22, 2017 – Achilles Tires USA


Achilles Radial is pleased to announce that the major sponsor partnership with Formula DRIFT USA continues in 2017, with a full roster of drivers competing in both PRO and PRO2 classes.  “Formula DRIFT has been a wonderful partner for our brand in the US and throughout the world,” said Cheralyn Hale, Director of Marketing.  We are excited to get back to the track and watch our awesome Team Achilles drivers burn up a lot of our 123S tires.” Achilles Radial is proud to announce the roster of talented drivers that will compete on Achilles Radial tires in Formula DRIFT USA during the 2017 season. 

PRO Series
Michael Essa
Robbie Nishida
Kristaps Bluss
Dean Kearney
Charles Ng

PRO2 Series
Andy Hateley
Austin Meeks
Bear Rzesnowiecky
Blake Olsen
Brandon Schmidt
Chris Johnson
Dirk Stratton
Donovan Brockway
Hooman Rahimi
Kelsey Rowlings
Kevin Phillips
Luis Lizardi
Randall Waters

You can see Team Achilles PRO compete at the 2017 Formula DRIFT season opener in Long Beach, California on March 31st and April 1st and PRO2 at Formula DRIFT Orlando, Florida on April 28th and 29th.  For more information on Formula DRIFT, visit www.formulad.com.

Formula Drift Pro/Am Contingency Program

Drivers who actively take part in the AMS Racer Support Program and compete in an approved US and Canada Formula DRIFT licensing series are eligible for the following contingency payout for the 2017 season:

1st Place  $200.00 Achilles Bucks
2nd Place $100.00 Achilles Bucks
3rd Place  $50.00 Achilles Bucks

Achilles bucks can be used to purchase motorsports tires from Achilles Tires USA, Inc.

Please contact Cheralyn Hale, Director of Marketing, at [email protected] with any questions about the racer support program and to receive guidelines for the contingency program.

For more information about Achilles Radial, please visit www.achillestiresusa.com and like us on Facebook www.facebook.com/achillestire or follow us on Instagram @achillestire.