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Drift Cars

Oct 8, 2011

Photography By: John Zhang

Words By: John Zhang

Formula DRIFT Round 7 TITLE FIGHT Championship (Preview)

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As this season of Formula Drift comes to an end, we’re gearing up to post up coverage as soon as possible for those of you who can not attend. Here are some unedited photos from today’s qualifying rounds. Stay tuned for full coverage, edited photos and more updates on Formula D Round 7 Title fight. Read More

Sep 27, 2011

Videography By: Loren Haleston

Words By: Loren Haleston

Formula Drift : After Dark 2011 (Official Canibeat Video)

With entry speeds at over 100mph, scorching temperatures and a track surrounded by ecstatic fans, After Dark was a Formula Drift event like no other. Top drivers battled for points to secure their final positions before FDs final round in Irwindale on October 7th-8th. Once the smoke cleared Red Bull driver Rhys Millen pulled away wining a thrilling battle against Falken Tires driver Darren McNamara. (Song: Kanye West – Power)

Sep 7, 2011

Photography By: Jordan Donnelly

Zen Garden: Random Beat Desktop Wallpaper


Back at the end of June our good friend Jordan Donnelly was in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia and got this gorgeous shot of Allen and Pierre’s S14s. We figured you guys were in need of a new desktop wallpaper too!

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Sep 2, 2011

Photography By: Jordan Unternaher

Words By: Andy Carter

Drift 240SX: Too Legit

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Nissan 240’s are everywhere nowadays. While the car has always been popular for its bang-for-your-buck performance potential, the rise of drifting and drifting culture has rocketed the quaint RWD coupe to its ubiquitous state. Though its JDM Silvia cousin spans 7 generations, the 240sx largely owes its American popularity to the S13, S14, and S15 chassis.  These cars have been slammed, swapped, slid, and saved in every way imaginable; to the point that even the wildest 240 can suffer from anonymity. What each individual car lacks in sui generis however, it makes up for with a large and dedicated community. Owners have drawn from each others experience and ideas, and have elevated their cars into the perfect breed of drift machine. But Brian Waggoner’s drift 240sx is more than talk. He has transformed his 1993 240sx  into a competitive drift car, allowing him to compete all around the US in the Midwest Drift Union Series.

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Aug 20, 2011

Videography By: Loren Haleston

[VIDEO] Formula Drift Round 5: Throwdown (Monroe, WA)


Just in time for Round 6 next weekend, under the lights in Vegas! Loren Haleston’s video coverage of Round 5 at Evergreen Speedway last month in his home state of Washington, checkout his GoPro flying at the 0:45 mark and some other really awesome clips!

Formula Drift – Throwdown 2011 from Loren Haleston on Vimeo.

Aug 19, 2011

Photography By: John Zhang

Words By: John Zhang

Nisei Week Showoff Car Show 2011

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This past weekend I attended Nisei Week Showoff Car Show 2011. The quality of turn was great last year so I knew that it would be just as great if not better this year. What makes the Nisei car show so enticing is the selection of JDM (and a few Euro) cars that show. If you like clean JDM and VIP style cars this is the show to attend.
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Aug 10, 2011

Photography By: Marcus Cooke, John Zhang

Words By: John Zhang

SPOCOM Anaheim 2011


Last weekend Marcus and I both attended SPOCOM in Anahiem at the Anaheim Convention Center. SPOCOM is not only a car show, but also a model convention too which is why my last post was an all models post. We thought that the quality of cars that attended were phenomenal and wish we could of captured everything . Cars from out of state such as Texas and Nevada came to show too. Quality builds were everywhere in Anaheim last weekend! Read More

Jul 24, 2011

Photography By: John Zhang

Words By: John Zhang

Import Alliance 2011 Summer Meet: A West Coast Perspective

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Ask the people who know me and they’ll tell you I’m a scene guy. I love the car scene. The lifestyle, culture, people and everything else that the car scene provides is what got me into automotive photography, not just the cars themselves. So given that, I spontaneously decided to venture out to the east coast for Import Alliance 2011 summer meet after hearing just how big the turn out would be. All I can say is, I was very pleasantly surprised and shocked at what the east coast had to offer. Read More

Jul 22, 2011

Photography By: Bob MacMillan, D.Tek , Dave Tormey

Words By: Dave Tormey

Rewind: Formula Drift Round 4 “The Gauntlet”


Better late than never, right? We worked hard to bring you guys coverage of the practice day for Round 4 of Formula Drift that same night, unfortunately a couple of us got sick after that first day, one of us moved after the event, and all of us have full time jobs.   I don’t want to make excuses, but I figured with yesterday’s practice day getting rained out  for Round 5  in Monroe, WA some of you might enjoy our coverage of qualifying and the main event at The Gauntlet!

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Import Alliance 2011 Summer Meet (Nashville Super Speedway)


Since 2006 car enthusiasts from all over have traveled to Nashville, Tennessee for what has now become the largest all import meet in the entire country. It seems like just yesterday that I attended my first Import Alliance in 2007 and I was instantly hooked! Nothing beats being around people who share the same passion as you do and tons of quality cars all around you for an entire weekend. I noticed a lot more variety in cars this year and it made for a more amazing experience. We will let the pictures do the talking. A big thank you goes out Don, Omari & the entire Import Alliance staff for letting us be a part of this amazing event they have created. Thanks for the good memories and we will defiantly be back next year! Enjoy everyone.

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