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Formula DRIFT –  the world’s premier drifting series – is excited to deliver live and on-demand content produced by FD Studios on Facebook Watch. Live and on-demand shows will kick-off from April 1, 2019, in conjunction with the first competition round of Formula DRIFT: The Streets of Long Beach.

The newly-formed FD Studios will create more than 100 hours of original content featuring specific shows with air dates on Facebook Watch, focusing on the action and drivers of the Formula DRIFT Championship. In addition, Formula DRIFT will continue to deliver the most widely viewed drifting livestream in the world to fans on Facebook by utilizing Facebook Live.

“We are very pleased to see that our content, both live and on-demand, has performed so well on Facebook. In that spirit, we are excited to continue to develop our brand on Facebook Watch and reach and develop new fans for this amazing sport,” said Ryan Sage, vice-president of Formula DRIFT.

With this new partnership, Formula DRIFT is continuing to ensure its large, young audience is able to watch and enjoy its content on their favorite platforms. This includes the hugely popular Formula DRIFT livestream from every round, which is available on Facebook Watch and The Formula DRIFT Championship is also shown on CBS Sports Network. And for 2019, FD Studios will create exclusive content, which will be available on Facebook Watch. With the start of the 2019 season just a few weeks away, there has never been a better time for FD fans to follow their favorite sport.

The 2019 Formula DRIFT series kicks off on April 5-6 with the O’Reilly Auto Parts Streets of Long Beach presented by Permatex. Visit for event details, ticket purchases, driver profiles and livestream information.

Papadakis Racing to attend SEMA Show


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October 31, 2017


Papadakis Racing to attend SEMA Show in Las Vegas

Driver Fredric Aasbo, team owner Stephan Papadakis to make appearances

LAS VEGAS, Nevada (October 31, 2017) — The SEMA Show this week is a highlight of the year for the team at Papadakis Racing as the automotive aftermarket industry gathers in Las Vegas. Formula Drift Champion Fredric Aasbo and team owner Stephan Papadakis will be at the show for a series of appearances and meetings with industry leaders.

The industry has a special opportunity to get a close look at the Papadakis Racing 2.7 liter Toyota 2AR four-cylinder engine that has powered the team to multiple Formula Drift series wins. The engine will be on display with Torco Racing Oils & Fuels at Booth #24843. Continue reading Papadakis Racing to attend SEMA Show

Formula DRIFT Round 8 Irwindale Event Information


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Saturday, October 14, 2017

9:00am – 7:00pm – WILL CALL: Open for Credential Pick Up
11:00am – 7:00pm – BOX OFFICE HOURS
12:00pm – 10:00pm – GATES OPEN TO SPECTATORS
2:00pm – 3:30pm – OPEN PRACTICE
3:30pm – LIVESTREAM:
3:40pm – 5:30pm – MAIN COMPETITION: TOP 32
5:30pm – 7:00pm – HALF TIME BREAK
6:00pm – 7:00pm – VIP EXPERIENCE: Track Walk
7:00pm – LIVESTREAM:
7:00pm – 9:30pm – MAIN COMPETITION: TOP 16
9:45pm – 10:00pm – TROPHY CEREMONY & CLOSING