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    Motorsports: Formula Drift kicks off 11th season on Streets of Long Beach
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    The 2014 Formula Drift series kicked off last weekend in Long Beach, and saw Chris Forsberg, who you'll recall went mad and drifted around a warehouse in an Infiniti M, take the title behind the wheel of his Hankook Tire Nissan 370Z (shown above). Forsberg ran away with the first round of ...

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    Motorsports: 2013 Formula Drift championship goes to Michael Essa
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    Six months after the season opener in Long Beach, Formula Drift closed out its seven-event 2013 schedule in front of a sell-out crowd of more than 20,000 spectators at Southern California's Irwindale Speedway this past weekend. Daigo Saito, driving a Lexus SC430 with a 1,200 horsepower ...

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    Featured: Sliding Sideways Through The Desert: A day spent drifting with Michael Essa [w/video]
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    Drifting isn't a real sport. So sayeth the peanut gallery that thinks drifting is just a bunch of wheel-spinning youngsters who've watched way too many selections from the Fast and Furious library. I'm here to tell you that it's very much a sport, and the men and women behind the wheels of their ...

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    Formula Drift UAE Invitational in Abu Dhabi 2011
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    Formula Drift in Abu Dhabi - Click above for high-res image gallery
    After wrapping up the 2010 Formula Drift season (Vaughn Gittin Jr. took the podium, with Tanner Foust and Ryan Tuerck second and third overall), a handful of selected professional drifters loaded their cars into steel 40-foot ...

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    Tanner Foust shreds at Ken Block Invitational Gymkhana Grid
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    Ken Block Invitational Gymkhana Grid - Click above for image gallery
    When the smoke cleared this weekend at the inaugural Ken Block Invitational Gymkhana Grid event at Toyota's Irwindale Speedway, Tanner Foust had claimed the top spot. The head-to-head event, which had drivers like Foust, Vaughn ...

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    GSR Autosport BMW 350R: Part IV - Our inaugural event begins with a drift, a snap and a shatter
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    GSR Autosport 350R – Click above to watch the progress of the season
    Formula DRIFT is recognized as the North American professional drifting championship series. Autoblog has been invited behind-the-scenes with GSR Autosport, and their driver Michael Essa, as the team builds, tests and ...

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    GSR Autosport BMW 350R: Part III - Testing, tuning and qualifying
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    GSR Autosport BMW 350R – Click above to watch the progress of the build
    Formula DRIFT is recognized as the North American professional drifting championship series. Autoblog has been invited behind-the-scenes with GSR Autosport, and their driver Michael Essa, as the team builds, tests and ...

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    GSR Autosport BMW 350R: Part II - We decimate a 335i and a Formula Drift racecar materializes
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    GSR Autosport BMW 350R – Click above to watch the progress of the build
    Formula DRIFT is recognized as the North American professional drifting championship series. Autoblog has been invited behind-the-scenes with GSR Autosport, and their driver Michael Essa, as the team builds, tests ...

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    GSR Autosport BMW 350R: Part I - We help build a Formula Drift racecar
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    GSR Autosport BMW 350R – Click above to watch the progress of the build
    Formula DRIFT is recognized as the North American professional drifting championship series. As the first official drift series in North America, Formula DRIFT has taken competitive motorsports to the extreme, ...

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