Posts Tagged ‘v8’

Odi Bakchis 2013 Year in Review

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Odi Bakchis gives us a quick peak inside Feal Suspension and his 2013 Formula D season

Falken Tire 2013 Formula D Season Recap

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Falken released this short video recapping their 2013 Formula D season with Justin Pawlak’s Ford Mustang, Darren McNamara’s v8 s14, and the final year of Dai Yoshihara’s v8 s13.

Charles Ng’s 2014 Formula D G37 Progress Photos

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A few months ago Charles Ng announced that he intended to return to Formula D for the 2014 season and soon after announced that he’d be in a G37 chassis that he had bought for the upcoming season right before he got his offer to race in the FIA World Touring Car Championship. The car is being built over at Matt Field’s new shop, Drift Cave, and he has been putting up some progress photos over the last two days, check em out.

Formula D Round 6 at Texas Motor Speedway Video Round-Up

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So today is the pre-big day… yea, not sure where I was headed with that, but today is Qualifying for Formula D Round 6 in Texas at Texas Motor Speedway. New location, new track, new layout, new fun, new videos!
Drivers are reporting entry speeds in the high 90s to the low 100s. Early in the day the highest entry was 101mph by Robbie Nishida in his Achilles Radial 2jz powered Lexus SC300, and by last night we saw posts on Facebook saying that D-MAC, Darren McNamara, had an entry of 104mph in his Falken Tire v8 powered Nissan S14.
Another big thing that is causing a lot of commotion is the insane temperatures on the track. Outside temperatures were in the high 90s to low 100s. One driver, Mats Baribeau, reported that outside temp was 39c(102.2f), pavement temp was 58c(136.4f), and the floor temp under the pedals in his Gold In The Net Drift JZX90 was 80c(176f)! I can’t imagine how these drivers are feeling after a single day of practice at the track, let alone how they will be come Sunday when all is said in done. Some drivers were even posting pictures of there NOS tanks on ice in prep for tomorrow.
Anyway without further a due, here are some of the videos posted yesterday and circling the interwebs.
Chris Forsberg testing the track for Formula D Officials (video via

Matt Field giving us some of his opinion on the track (video via
Frederic Aasbo laying some tire to the new track(video via

More random assorted videos featuring Vaughn Gittin Jr, Matt Field, Tyler McQuarrie, Justin ‘JTP’ Pawlak, Matt Powers, Tony Angelo, Forrest Wang, Dai Yoshihara, and Corey Hosford. (videos via respective Instagrams & Facebook)

Chris Jeanneret Seattle Montage by LORENinHD

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