Formula DRIFT Hurricane Sandy Disaster Relief Fundraiser


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Last Thursday night (12/13/12), our special charity event to benefit the American Red Cross’s Hurricane Sandy relief efforts at Irwindale Speedway helped raise over $7,000! Fans that purchased ride-along tickets were treated to the ride of their life by Mauricio Orneles Jr., Jeff Jones, Patrick Mordaunt, Dai Yoshihara, Justin Pawlak, Odi Bakchis, Danny George, Kyle Mohan and Ryan Kado. Many thanks to these drivers for coming out and partcipating.

Throughout the night, other current and former drivers such as Ken Gushi, Alex Pfeiffer and Tanner Foust were on hand to take photos with fans and show their support.

We’d like to thank the following supporters for their generous donations to the raffle that took place.

ACT, K&N, M7, Lucas Oil, Fatlace, Keep Drifting Fun, Falken, HPI, Discount Tire, Yoshihara Design, Motegi, Nitto Tire, Electric, Alpinestars, Tony Angelo, Vaughn Gittin Jr., LA Racing, Source Interlink, Modified Magazine, Import Tuner, Super Street, EBC Brakes, K1 Speed, Racers Edge, Scion, Scion Racing and Beach City Mustang Club.

We’d also like to show our appreciation to:

The Irwindale Events Center for donating the facility, Emergency Hookers, Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach, ECO Boards, Everything Under The Sun and Belle-1 Racing Communications.

Thank you to all of our fans, drivers, teams and sponsors for helping making this event a great success!

Visit our All Access gallery for images from the event.

Joon Maeng Set To Debut New Car & Livery At Round 6: After Dark


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Joon Maeng will be debuting his new Lucas Oil MavTV Nitto Tire Nissan S13.5 this weekend at Round 6: After Dark. Here is a shot of the car with the new livery that was just finished within the past few days.

CLICK HERE for more information about the event and to purchase tickets.

Bergenholtz Mazda RX8 featured on Nitto1320 Legends Online Game


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For Immediate Release

March 8, 2012

The Nitto Lucas Oil Mazda RX8 has now been implemented in the Nitto 1320 Legends online game.  It is offered as a premier car and can be driven in the game.  “This quick car hits the street of Nitto 1320 Legends today, and adding it to your garage will give you some incredible power matched with eye-catching style.  The distinctive Nitto branding, red wing, and incredible horsepower make this a vehicle you don’t want to miss out on.  You can get one of these street beasts for your own at the Vista Height Dealership.”

– Nitto 1320 Legends

In addition to the Nitto Lucas Oil Mazda RX8 offering on Nitto 1320 Legends, the online video game will also offer a Bergenholtz Racing Tournament offering awesome Bergenholtz Racing badges for 1st and 2nd place winners.  “This is so cool.  Just seeing the Mazda RX8 in an online video game is awesome already.  This will give fans a chance to drive our 700+ turbocharged 3 rotor beast.  On top of that, the badges offered for this weekend’s tournament on Nitto 1320 Legends is an added bonus.  Now, all we need now is an RC car and Hot Wheels Nitto Mazda RX8 Model fans can buy.  Awesome!!!!” said Ron Bergenholtz Team Manager of Bergenholtz Racing Inc.

The Nitto 1320 Legends online game can be played with this link:

The Nitto Lucas Oil Mazda RX8 can be viewed with this link:

Win A Ride Along With Joon Maeng


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Win a Ride Along with Joon Maeng in his Nitto Tire S13 Thursday, March 8th Adam’s Motorsports Park in Riverside, CA.

HOW TO ENTER TO WIN: Follow Joon on , LIKE Fan page on and share how much you want to win this ride along VIA Twitter & Facebook. (The more interest/comment the better chances to win) Share with friends and family they can win and transfer the win to whomever they want to choose.

PARTICIPANT: Needs to be 18 years or older if not need to have a parent or guardian available at Adam’s. Parent/Guardian and/or winner need to sign waiver before riding in the vehicle. Winner is responsible to get a ride to and from Adam’s Motorsports Park.

INFO: Please arrive by 6:30PM come hang out with team pit area and we’ll show you around the drift car, take pictures, give you hero cards/ partners goodies, buckle you in w/ our helmet and give you a ride of your life! Food and Drinks will be provided. Event will end at 9:30PM. This contest will end Wednesday, March 7th 8PM. PST

[Image: Wrecked Magazine]