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RANCHO CUCAMONGA, CA (March __, 2023) – Matt Field, who finished 2nd in  driver points standings in the 2022 Formula DRIFT season, has joined the GT Radial Formula DRIFT team for 2023 as the brand looks to build on its six podium finishes achieved last year.

“I am truly excited for the next chapter of my career with GT Radial. I know how much performance the SX2 RS has and can’t wait to see how it does on our new C6 competition car,”

Field said. “There were quite a few rounds last year that my team and I thought the GT Radial was the best tire on the grid, and now I get to experience that performance!”

“We are excited to have Matt, one of Formula DRIFT’s most popular and skilled drivers, join the GT Radial team,” said GT Radial Motorsports Manager Mike Meeiem. “Formula DRIFT has proven to be an excellent showcase for our ‘American-engineered, American-produced’ Champiro SX2 RS tires. Matt and his team will surely get the very best performance out of our tires.”

Field, founder and owner of Drift Cave Motorsports, will be entering his 11 th year of Formula DRIFT competition. He has become known for his aggressive driving style and won the Fan Favorite Award for the 2019 season.

In the Formula DRIFT PRO Series, GT Radial clinched second position in the 2022 FD Tire Cup, which awards points to top finishers for each tire brand. After finishing fifth in its first year, GT Radial rose to third in 2021 before securing second at the final round of 2022.

GT Radial has renewed its partnership with Formula DRIFT for another three-year term to provide tires to teams in the PRO Championship. Additionally, GT Radial will remain the Official Tire of the PROSPECT series for up-and-coming drivers for another two years.