Posts Tagged ‘Formula Drift’

Event: Enkei Wheels at Formula Drift Rnd 1 2012

Event: Enkei Wheels at Formula Drift Rnd 1 2012

It was another full house at Formula Drift Round 1 in Long beach. With a record crowd of 18,000 over the two day event and a record number of 60+ drivers. As always, we (Enkei) were on hand to witness the battle and to see our wheels put to the rigorous test of drifting! The […]


ENKEI WHEELS AT FORMULA DRIFT ROUND 3 DAY ONE, PALM BEACH INVASION

ENKEI WHEELS AT FORMULA DRIFT ROUND 3 DAY ONE, PALM BEACH INVASION

it was a hot day at Palm Beach International Raceway for Formula Drift Round 3! As always, Enkei Wheels were all over the place! All Enkei drivers ran aggressive and qualified. Rhys Millen qualified 5th using Enkei PF01 Racing Series wheels. Joon “Thumbs Up” Maeng qualified 9th in the Nitto Tire Bergenholtz RX8 using PF01′s […]


JEFF ABBOTT’S DRIFT MIATA MX-5 ON ENKEI PF01 RACING SERIES WHEELS

JEFF ABBOTT’S DRIFT MIATA MX-5 ON ENKEI PF01 RACING SERIES WHEELS

Jeff Abbott recently upgraded his Miata MX-5 with Enkei PF01 Racing Series wheels. According to Jeff, he lost 18 pounds off the rear wheels alone when switching to the new wheels. We’re excited to see how that transpires on the track! For more photos of the Miata or to read more on Jeff Abbott and […]


WINNER OF ENKEI FD-05 DSPORT MAGAZINE SURVEY/GIVEAWAY

WINNER OF ENKEI FD-05 DSPORT MAGAZINE SURVEY/GIVEAWAY

Earlier this year, we teamed up with DSPORT magazine to do a contest/giveaway on their website. We put up a set of ENKEI FD-05 (the official wheel of Formula Drift) Performance Series wheels which are valued at about $850… had thousands of responses but could only have one winner! That one lucky person was Richard […]


VIDEO: NITTO TIRE DRIFTS SEATTLE

VIDEO: NITTO TIRE DRIFTS SEATTLE

Check out this video sent over by our friend Ron Bergenholtz. You can spot the Enkei PF01 on Joon Maeng’s RX8, Michael Essa’s BMW, and Charles Ng’s RX-7! Nitto Tires always delivers awesome videos! – Alex


VIDEO: MICHAEL ESSA, THE GOOD LIFE: ATLANTA (BMW W/ENKEI PF01)

VIDEO: MICHAEL ESSA, THE GOOD LIFE: ATLANTA (BMW W/ENKEI PF01)

The Good Life: Atlanta from The MOB Theory on Vimeo. Michael Essa and the GSR Autosports crew head to Georgia for round 2 of the 2010 Formula Drift championship. See how far the 350R makes it in this episode. Jarod DeAnda stops by to speak with Michael, and the Atlanta fans show some impressive devotion. […]


ENKEI and DSPORT Magazine have teamed up to give away a set of ENKEI FD05 wheels!

ENKEI and DSPORT Magazine have teamed up to give away a set of ENKEI FD05 wheels!

ENKEI and DSPORT Magazine have teamed up to give away a set of ENKEI FD05 wheels the official wheel of Formula Drift! Click Here for more info!!


Video: Mike Essa (BMW) and Joon Maeng (RX8) at Formula Drift Road Atlanta (Using ENKEI PF01 Wheels)

Video: Mike Essa (BMW) and Joon Maeng (RX8) at Formula Drift Road Atlanta (Using ENKEI PF01 Wheels)

More info on the Enkei PF01 here.


Event Photo Blog: Formula Drift Round 2 (Atlanta)

Event Photo Blog: Formula Drift Round 2 (Atlanta)

Bergenholtz Nitto RX-8 equipped with Enkei PF01 Racing Series Wheels Falken ASD 350z equipped with Enkei PF01 Racing Series Wheels GSR Nitto Tire BMW equipped with Enkei PF01 Racing Series Wheels Red Bull Rhys Millen Hyundai Genesis equipped with Enkei PF01 Racing Series Wheels We’re a little late to post a recap of Formula Drift […]


Video: Nitto Tire Drifts Downtown Long Beach [Director's Cut] ft. ENKEI PF01 Racing Series Wheel

Video: Nitto Tire Drifts Downtown Long Beach [Director's Cut] ft. ENKEI PF01 Racing Series Wheel

photos by Alex Nunez The Full Tilt Poker Mazda Nitto Drift Team is featured in an exciting Nitto Video for Formula Drift’s Long Beach event. The Nitto video features Nitto’s sponsored Formula Drift Teams in an inspirational depiction. Footage was compiled from Formula Drift’s Round 1 event in Long Beach. “The video was so inspirational. […]


Video: Joon Maeng RX8 vs S14 Drifting @ Road Atlanta Formula D – Joon Maeng uses ENKEI PF01 Wheels!

Video: Joon Maeng RX8 vs S14 Drifting @ Road Atlanta Formula D – Joon Maeng uses ENKEI PF01 Wheels!

Click here to check out the Enkei PF01 wheel!


Photo Blog: Mike Essa’s BMW with ENKEI PF01 wheels at Formula Dift Round 2 in Atlanta

Photo Blog: Mike Essa’s BMW with ENKEI PF01 wheels at Formula Dift Round 2 in Atlanta

Mike Essa took 4th place at Round 2 of Formula Drift in Atlanta. Mike Essa uses ENKEI PF01 Racing Series Wheels on his GSR / Nitto Tire BMW! Check out the pics. Photos by Alex Nunez


Video: Rhys Millen Round 1: Streets of Long Beach Video

Video: Rhys Millen Round 1: Streets of Long Beach Video

I found this video over at the Formula Drift blog. Video by Kyu Kwon Rhys Millen uses the ENKEI PF01 Wheel. World Champion driver Rhys Mad Skills Millen piloted the Genesis Coupe to an impressive second-place finish on the Streets of Long Beach Formula DRIFT course. Millen also qualified first, scoring 89 out of a […]


GUEST BLOG: The Night Before Formula Drift in the words of Ron Bergenholtz of Bergenholtz Racing – Long Beach 2010

GUEST BLOG: The Night Before Formula Drift in the words of Ron Bergenholtz of Bergenholtz Racing – Long Beach 2010

I was at the Bergenholtz Racing facility with Ron, Joon and the rest of the crew. During media day, a couple days before, they blew the motor out. So they were up for three days rebuilding. These pics are from Thursday, the night before Formula Drift qualifying day at round one in Long Beach. The […]


Rhys Millen Takes 2nd at Formula Drift Round 1 in Long Beach, California!

Rhys Millen Takes 2nd at Formula Drift Round 1 in Long Beach, California!

Check the video! Rhys Millen driver of the Red Bull 2010 Hyundai Genesis on Enkei PF01 wheels Takes Second at Formula Drift Long Beach Round One 2010. Vaughn Gittin JR took first but Rhys promises to make this a Mustang Vs. Genesis season!! Rhys Millen uses ENKEI PF01 Racing Series Light-Weight Wheels on his Red […]


A Look at Stephan Verdier's Subaru STi (using ENKEI RPF1 Racing Series Wheels)

A Look at Stephan Verdier's Subaru STi (using ENKEI RPF1 Racing Series Wheels)

We had a chance to see the Cooper, Crawford, Royal Purple STi in person yesterday… The car looks amazing and Stephan is confident going into the Formula Drift season opener today! We’re excited to see this thing on the track! Leave a comment, tell us what you think about the new look! ENKEI Wheels is […]


Stephan Verdier Racing Announces New Sponsors for the 2010 Formula D Season – Enkei RPF1

Stephan Verdier Racing Announces New Sponsors for the 2010 Formula D Season – Enkei RPF1

ENKEI Wheels is a proud sponsor of Stephan Verdier. Stephan Verdier will use ENKEI RPF1 wheels this season! Stephan Verdier Racing is pleased to announce our new and returning sponsors for the 2010 Formula D Seasons, a sneak preview at our partnership with the upcoming movie Iron Man 2, our new partner Royal Purple and […]


Introducing Formula Drift driver Joon Maeng

Introducing Formula Drift driver Joon Maeng

Joon Maeng will drive the new and improved Full Tilt Poker, Nitto Tires, Mazda Speed, Bergenholtz Racing RX-8. The RX-8 is now equipped with new Enkei PF01 wheels. Enkei thanks Joon and Bergenholtz Racing for all the help and support. We’re looking forward to a great season! About Joon Joon Woo Maeng was born in […]


Enkei RPF1 T-Shirt on Jarod DeAnda's Fatlace Blog.

Enkei RPF1 T-Shirt on Jarod DeAnda's Fatlace Blog.

Among other things, Jarod DeAnda is known to most people in our industry as the “Voice for FORMULA DRIFT” the premiere International Drift Series, you can hear and see him on TV! Jarod has also worked with GUMBALL 3000 since 2003 and has even participated in numerous GUMBALL rallies over the years. Make sure to […]


Jim Liaw of FD and Bergenholtz Racing visit UCLA MBA Program (Mazda RX-8 with ENKEI PF01)

Jim Liaw of FD and Bergenholtz Racing visit UCLA MBA Program (Mazda RX-8 with ENKEI PF01)

President of Formula Drift, Jim Liaw and The Full Tilt Poker/Mazda Nitto Drift Team recently visited UCLA’s John E. Anderson Graduate School of Management. Jim Liaw was invited to give an informative seminar to the MBA program. Over forty graduate students attended the seminar, where Jim Liaw explained how he used his education from UCLA […]


Video: Bergenholtz Racing’s Full Tilt Poker Nitto Mazda RX-8’s Debut. February 12, 2010 @ Smooth LB.

Video: Bergenholtz Racing’s Full Tilt Poker Nitto Mazda RX-8’s Debut. February 12, 2010 @ Smooth LB.

Video by 29Frame


Video: Bergenholtz Racing New Car with Enkei PF01 wheels.

Video: Bergenholtz Racing New Car with Enkei PF01 wheels.

Bergenholtz Racing NEW RX8 on Enkei PF01 Racing Series wheels. photo by Larry Chen Today Bergenholtz Racing revealed Full Tilt Poker as the 2010 Title Sponsor for the Mazda RX-8 as well as unveiled the new look of the competition vehicle that will debut at Formula DRIFT Round 1: Streets of Long Beach on April […]


Formula Drift News: Bergenholtz Racing Announces Joon Maeng As Driver of the Mazda RX-8

Formula Drift News: Bergenholtz Racing Announces Joon Maeng As Driver of the Mazda RX-8

Today at the Formula DRIFT office Bergenholtz Racing announced that Joon Maeng will be piloting the Bergenholtz Racing Nitto / Mazda RX-8 for the 2010 season. “It’s an honor to be here and I’m looking forward to the 2010 season running with Bergenholtz Racing,” said Joon Maeng, driver of the Bergenholtz Racing Mazda RX-8. “Words […]


SEMA 2009 Day One

SEMA 2009 Day One

Tyler, Tony, Mr Uemura (President of Enkei International), and Stephan. We had a busy first day at SEMA! Though attendance is a bit down from last year, our booth showed no sign of it. We had people stopping by all day checking out the new PF01 and RPF1 custom colors. We also had Rhys Millen, […]