Bringin' the Smoke! to Goodwood Festival of Speed
EXTREME Drift Allstars, the leading live action drifting brand, are thrilled to announce its debut at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. With screaming engines, screeching tyres and sideways action, witness history in the making as the EXTREME Drift Allstars Team tears up the legendary hill climb.
Our spectacular line-up includes a selection of the top drivers from the series:
James Deane – 2014 European EXTREME Drift Allstars Champion and world record holder from Falken Motorsports will be in his iconic 750hp Nissan S14. Piotr Wiecek – Polish National Champion, 2014 European EXTREME Drift Allstars runner up and top Eastern European driver wowing crowds in his 1000hp Budmat R34 Skyline. Luke Fink – Australian National Champion flying to the UK especially for the Festival of Speed will be displaying his world famous LBP PS13 V8 Joachim Waargaard – Norways top driver will be debuting his eagerly anticipated brand new 2015 BMW M4.
Drifting alongside are greats including Ken Block, Buttsy Butler and Mad Mike, all of which promises to be a truly un-forgettable display.
Having been given unprecedented access to behind the scenes, households across the world will be able to witness every moment of flame-spitting, tyre shredding action that will unfold over the four days. You can rest assured that other fan favourite EXTREME ambassadors will also be there along with the global EXTREME Drift Allstars lifestyle TV series.
The prestigious festival, originally established by Lord March of the Goodwood Estate, is now entering its 23rd year and is set to beat last year's record attendance of 202,000. Renowned for attracting the most legendary figures from the sport as well as international celebrities, regular guests include David Gandy, Rowan Atkinson and Sir Stirling Moss, who's historical 1955 Mille Miglia victory expects to be commemorated with seven 300 SLR sports racers as the 60th anniversary approaches.
The Festival of Speed has been host to virtually every motorsport platform, however, this will be the first time in its history a collection of drift cars will be let loose up the hill.
Alistair Gosling, Chairman and CEO of EXTREME and Drift Allstars said, "With the sport of Drifting’s popularity exploding, now is the perfect time to unleash EXTREME Drift Allstars at the Festival of Speed."
The Goodwood Festival of Speed takes place from 25th to 28th June 2015.
For more information, please visit: https://grrc.goodwood.com/section/festival-of-speed/
About Drift Allstars Drift Allstars is the leading live action professional drifting brand. An international Grand Prix Series, in which the world’s top drivers and teams from 16 nations compete, driving some of the most powerful saloon cars in the world. Currently growing on multiple levels and with a fast growing fan base, both on and off the track. Social media numbers and fan engagement are reaching record numbers, driven by mass-market consumer interest through movies, video games, live events and participation. As a result, Drifting as a sport is the fastest growing motorsport out there today.
About Goodwood Festival of Speed Staged every summer since 1993, the Goodwood Festival of Speed is the world’s largest motoring garden party, set against the spectacular backdrop of Goodwood House in West Sussex, UK. Over 600 cars and motorcycles spanning the phenomenal history of motoring and motor sport take part, with some of the most legendary figures from the sport as well as international celebrities regularly attending. Highlights of the 2015 event, which takes place on June 25-28, include the Moving Motor Show presented by the AA in association with The Telegraph, Forest Rally Stage, Michelin Supercar Run, Goodwood Action Sports, Cartier ‘Style et Luxe’ concours d’elegance, Drivers’ Club presented by TAG Heuer, FOS Air and Bonhams auction.
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