Last Friday, Formula DRIFT was featured on FOX 5 in Atlanta. Here are the videos from that news feature that included Jim Liaw, president and co-founder of Formula DRIFT, Ryan Tuerck (current Formula DRIFT points leader), Samuel Hubinette (2-time Formula DRIFT champion), Daijiro Yoshihara and his new Falken / Discount Tire Lexus IS350, and Rhys Millen (Formula DRIFT and Drifting World Champion.)
This morning FOX 5 morning news came to Road Atlanta to showcase what the event will be all about this weekend. Drivers Samuel Hubinette, Rhys Millen, Daijiro Yoshihara, and Ryan Tuerck were highlighted and they gave the camera some great drifting footage. The reporter jumped into the Nuformz / Mopar Dodge Viper with Sam behind the wheel and received the ride of a lifetime. The news video will be posted soon.
More photos after the jump
Continue reading FOX 5 News at Road Atlanta
2009 Toyota Long beach Grand Prix is this weekend! A few selected Formula DRIFT drivers will be driving the 2009 Long Beach Grand Prix pace cars this weekend! Featured drivers will be Ken Gushi, Samuel Hubinette, Tyler McQuarrie, and Conrad Grunewald!
Also don’t forget the Team Drift Weekend schedule:
Team Drift Schedule
Tuner Thursday, April 16
3:00 PM – Paddock Open to Spectators
7:00 PM – Formula DRIFT Driver Autograph Session at the Pike of Long Beach (near Gameworks)
Friday, April 17
5:05 PM – 5:25 PM – Team Drift Qualifying
Saturday, April 18
12:50 PM – 1:10 PM – Team Drift Qualifying
Sunday, April 19
11:05 AM – 11:30 AM – Team Drift Competition
Here is some video of Formula DRIFT drivers Samuel Hubinette and Tanner Foust explaining what Team Drift is all about. Team Drift begins Friday and ends on Sunday during the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach.
At yesterday’s media day KTLA Ch. 5 News came down to check out the action. Reporter Gayle Anderson interviewed both 2-time Formula DRIFT champion Tanner Foust and 2-time Formula DRIFT champion Samuel Hubinette and hyped up this weekend’s season opening event!
Check out the video KTLA – FORMULA DRIFT Look for the Formula DRIFT video in the menu.