PRO driver Dylan Hughes will join other FD drivers who will meet fans and provide demos
Adding another element to its action-packed 20th Anniversary season, Formula DRIFT is partnering with Mint 400; the annual off-road race which takes place around Las Vegas. The collaboration will bring together the world’s top drift and desert drivers.
As part of the program, a select group of FD drivers will display their competition cars on March 10-11, 2023. They will showcase the incredible engineering utilized by these high-performance machines, allowing fans to see the cars up close and to talk to the drivers. Located at the midway start/finish in Primm, NV, the teams will also provide drift demos throughout both days to give visitors a taste of Formula DRIFT competition.
Confirmed* Formula DRIFT drivers for the Mint 400 demos include the following:
- Dylan Hughes
- Richard Advani
- Rye O’Connor
- Faruk Kugay
“Formula DRIFT’s younger market continues to thrive while other motorsport audiences have aged out. Their audience is exactly who we want to introduce to off-road racing,” said Mint 400 CEO and Co-Owner, Matt Martelli. “We’re stoked to partner with them and look forward to extending our relationship with them beyond the Mint 400.”
The 2023 BF Goodrich Tires Mint 400 takes place from March 8-12, 2023 in Las Vegas. The Formula DRIFT demos are scheduled to take place 12PM, 1PM, 2PM and 3:30PM on both March 10 and 11**. Each demo is expected to last approximately 15 minutes and include all drivers.
“With so much crossover between Formula DRIFT and Mint 400 fans, the drift demos at the biggest off-road event in North America is the perfect way to introduce our side of the motorsports spectrum to those who love off-road racing,” said Ryan Sage, Formula DRIFT President. “The audience crossover will be mutually beneficial to both series and we’re looking forward to welcoming a new group of fans to the Formula DRIFT family.”
*Driver list is correct at the time of publication but could be subject to change
**Demo times could be subject to change