DRIFT WORLD MAGAZINE


FD Gets Drink Sponsor
NOS Energy Drink.

Formula Drift announces a new partnership for the 2017 season with NOS Energy Drink.

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Formula DRIFT has announced an agreement with the Black Magic® car care brand to become the Title Sponsor of the Formula DRIFT Championship, now called the Black Magic® Formula DRIFT Championship presented by BlackVue Dash Cameras.

“This new partnership with Black Magic is not just great for Formula DRIFT, but for all of the hard working participants in the Series,” stated Jim Liaw, President of Formula DRIFT. “Black Magic will allow us to expand the Series as well as reinvest into strengthening our foundation. We are looking forward to this new era of Formula DRIFT.”

In addition to the entitlement sponsorship news, Formula DRIFT has announced the Black Magic® Championship Cup powered by Gumout®. Drivers will compete throughout the year to win the cup with the top driver taking home the trophy at the end of the season.

“Black Magic is excited about the partnership with Formula DRIFT,” says Rusty Waples, Group Brand Manager of Black Magic / Gumout. “Both brands are powerful with auto enthusiasts and a natural fit with Formula DRIFT. We can’t wait for the 2017 season to kick-off!”

The 'Black Magic Formula DRIFT Championship', presented by BlackVue Dash Cameras will begin on April 1st at Round 1: 'Streets of Long Beach'. This will be the starting event for the 2017 Formula Drift season.

2017 Black Magic Formula DRIFT Championship presented by BlackVue Dash Cameras

Provisional Schedule:
Round 1: Streets of Long Beach
March 31 – April 1 – Long Beach, CA, USA

Invitational: Super Drift Challenge at the Grand Prix of Long Beach**
April 7 – April 8 – Long Beach, CA, USA

Round 2: Invasion
April 28 – April 29 – Orlando, FL, USA

Round 3: Road to the Championship
May 12 – May 13 – Atlanta, GA, USA

Round 4: The Gauntlet
June 2- June 3 – Wall, NJ, USA

Round 5: True North
July 14 – July 15 – Montreal, Quebec, CANADA

Round 6: Throwdown
August 4- August 5 – Monroe, WA, USA

Round 7: Showdown
September 1- September 2 – Texas, USA (Option 1)
September 8- September 9 – Texas, USA (Option 2)

Round 8: Title Fight
October 6 – October 7 – Irwindale, CA USA (Option 1)
October 13 – October 14 – Irwindale, CA, USA (Option 2)

*Subject to Change

**Non-Championship Points Competition

For more information visit, www.formulad.com