1000hp 2JZ Toyota GT86 at EEDC round.3

Jakub Przygoński will drive his 1000hp 2JZ Toyota GT86 in EEDC (East European Drift Championship) in Riga, Latvia on June 15th at Riga „Bikernieki track” This will be one of the biggest drift events in Europe – EEDC (Eastern Europe drift championship) 3rd stage with the money prize of 2000,00USD.
Participation approved drivers from following countries: Latvia, Estonia, Lithuania, USA, Poland, Finland, Sweden, Russia, Belarus and Ukraine.

BRZ GT300 wins 5th place in 2013 Super GT Rd.1

Subaru BRZ GT300 team wins 5th place in Okayama - first round of 2013 Super GT SeriesThe 2013 SUPER GT series have started quite good for team R&D Sport / STI. The car has been improved greatly from last year and results should come better, but the team is different from other teams as the Subaru BRZ GT300 is equipped with Michelin tires. As the driver Tetsuya Yamano explained to me before the race weekend, the tires are good for short run like practice and qualifying, but in the long run they start to absorb rubber pickups from the track. During practice sessions in Okayama the BRZ team got the 3rd best time. In April on the qualifying day the first qualifying session was not so successful, but when...

Toyota EDT wins two 2nd positions at Drift UAE

Toyota EDT wins two 2nd positions with Toyota 86Ahmed Al Ameri led the Toyota Emirates Drifting Team (Toyota EDT) to its 2nd podium finish in a row by clinching 2nd place at Drift UAE’s Round 4, held at the Dubai Autodrome on 9 March. Al Ameri powered his way to the podium with an amazing display of drifting poise and prowess that entertained drifting fans. This is the 2nd podium finish for Toyota EDT this season with their new Toyota 86.

Youchi Imamura D1 Drift 86

Youchi Imamura D1gp Drift toyota 86Another D1GP driver has switched to Toyota 86 as the platform for drift car. Joining Max Orido, Hibino, Taniguchi and NomuKen, it is no other than 2011 D1 champion Yoichi Imamura! Car is built by OTG Motorsports club and features turbocharged 2.5 engine swap with sequential transmission. Check out build photos in forum build thread!

NOB hits Tsukuba in HKS D1 86

Taniguchi takes his D1GP spec 86 to Tsukuba Circuit to test new Yokohama AD08R tires. Enjoy great video!
Taniguchi takes his D1GP spec 86 to Tsukuba Circuit to test new Yokohama AD08R tiresGreat video by Maiham Media
Nobuteru Taniguchi takes his D1GP spec Toyota 86 to Tsukuba Circuit to test new Yokohama AD08R tires. Check out great driving and results! Nob does some cool drifting by the end of the video too! :)
Time attack lap time: 0:59.80

2013 SUPER GT Series kicks off

2013 SUPER GT subaru brz gt300 okayama

2013 Super GT series is just around the corner, 6th of april to be precise. First round will take place this weekend at Okayama International Circuit. Legends Max Orido and Nob Taniguchi both driving Toyota 86 at D1 Grand Prix drive different cars in Super GT. So in Super GT we will be cheering for no other than the R&D Sport team with their GT300 Subaru BRZ driven by our friend Tetsuya Yamano and Kota Sasaki.

Toshiki Yoshioka BRZ build

Toshiki Yoshioka Subaru BRZ build for Formula Drift and Pikes Peak

Formula Drift first round is just around the corner - April 12.
Scion Racing will be running the FT86 platform for both Ken Gushi and Tony Angelo with two different Scion FR-S builds. Last year FRS was a cool thing and Ken Gushi did it first, but this year some new meat is needed to bring attention and have fans cheering. Toshiki Yoshioka took the BRZ as the base car to be a little different, but his story isnt just straight forward as in most FD teams.
Read further to see how it all came together and "Yoshioka Racing" team was born!