The SCCA Solo National Championships took place in Lincoln, Nebraska last week where it’s said over 1,000 drivers attended to compete throughout the week. As you’ll notice in the photos, there were plenty of drivers trusting in Enkei as their wheel of choice. Miata, FRS, RX8, Honda, Evo, Subaru, and also a good number of [...]
We had the opportunity to work with Yokohama on their Ride and Drive program once again (Schedule). This time with the new Scion FR-S. Yokohama and Scion are traveling the country giving people a chance to test the FR-S, Yokohama Tires and of course Enkei Wheels. A couple of the FR-S are equipped with 17x [...]
Formula Drift Round 2 at Road Atlanta was action packed and full of cars on Enkei Wheels. Here’s pic of Michael Essa in his BMW Z4 on Enkei NT03+M Racing Series Wheels. Essa qualified first on Friday and finished 16th on Saturday. Read on for more coverage. Photos: Alex Nunez
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 [...]
MotoIQ.com’s Project Honda EJ Civic gets a wheel and tire upgrade using the Enkei PF01 Racing Series wheels and Nitto Tire NT01′s! They also explains the advantages of our MAT wheels versus a typical cast wheel. Click HERE to read the full article on MotoIq.com! – Alex
Make sure to pick up a copy of this month’s Modified magazine to check out JC Meynet and Sportcar Motion’s feature from this year’s Tuner Shootout! JC Meynet runs the Enkei NT03+M on his 700+ WHP STi and Sportcar Motion runs the 17×8.5 +40 Enkei PF01 Racing Series Wheels on their SCM Integra Type-R . [...]
The all-new, ninth-generation 2012 Honda Civic Si Coupe will take on new duties as a Safety Car for the IZOD IndyCar Series, beginning on the weekend of the Honda Indy Toronto, July 8-10. Already a hit with race fans through the Civic Racing Style Sweepstakes, the 201-horsepower Honda Civic Si Coupe was recently transformed by [...]
Chinchi from Speed for Sale sent us this photo of his white 1994 Toyota Supra on Enkei PF01 Racing Series wheels. PF01 18×10.5 +38 all the way around. Looking good! – Alex
JOIN STEPHAN VERDIER, ACP, MICHAEL ESSA AND OTHER ENKEI DRIVERS AT Ken Block’s Gymkhana GRID THIS WEEKEND
Wow! What a great commercial! Ken Block’s Gymkhana GRID will be held Dec 4th at Irwindale Speedway in Irwindale, CA. The event is brought to you by DC Shoes, Castro Edge, Discount Tire, and Monster Energy Drink. This one of a kind event puts drivers from multiple disciplines a crazy crazy custom corse designed by [...]
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
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. [...]
Charles Ng uses the Enkei PF01 on his Mazda RX-7 FC. “We did very well this weekend, I beat Taka Aono at Top 32, took Seattle local drifter Nickolay out with a one more time in Top 16, moved on to top 8 and only barely lost to Ryan Tuerck after one one more time. The wheels got a lot [...]
ENKEI PF01 is now available in Matte Black (Special Order Only – Black RPF1 are only available in certain sizes and offsets.) The already popular Enkei PF01 is now available in Matte Black! With its light weight and durability, the PF01 continues to be the hottest race wheel this year. The Wheel has been embraced [...]
Watch ENKEI sponsored teams drift at Formula Drift Round 2 in Atlanta. See Joon Maeng of Bergenholtz Racing and his Mazda RX-8 and Michael Essa and his brand-new BMW 350R both with Enkei PF01 Racing Series wheels.
Head over to SpeedHunter.com to read Joon’s DRIVER BLOG where he recaps his Formula Drift New Jersey experience. You also get to read and see a more personal side of Joon off the track. CLICK HERE to check it out! Joon Maeng drives the Full Tilt Poker Bergenholtz Racing Mazda RX-8 equipped with ENKEI PF01 [...]
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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 [...]
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. [...]
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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
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 [...]
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 [...]
“Went through 12 Brand new Nitto NT05 Tires at the end of the day. The Enkei PF01 wheels are so light and durable that it felt just right compared to the preceding sets of wheels.” – Joon Maeng Read the entire report on Joon’s blog!
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 [...]