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### FIA teams up with Russian Drift Series, 2021 FIA IDC to be held in Riga

Following an official tender process throughout 2020, the FIA appointed Russian Drift Series LLC as the new promoter of the FIA Intercontinental Drifting Cup for an initial three-year term covering the 2021 to 2023 seasons.

### Formula DRIFT announces 2018 championship calendar

The 15th Anniversary season will feature eight rounds of competition within the continental United States

### Piotr Wiecek takes the event victory and James Deane is crowned champion

Piotr Wiecek takes the event victory and James Deane is crowned champion

### James Deane increases his chances for a championship with the win

Formula DRIFT Round 7: AutoZone Showdown results

### James Deane continues his winning ways

Formula DRIFT Round 6: Throwdown Results

### Formula DRIFT Round 5: True North results

Fredric Aasbo takes the victory and the most wins in the history of the series.

### Formula DRIFT Round 4: The Gauntlet Results

Aurimas Bakchis fights his way to victory

### Formula DRIFT Round 3: Road to the championship results

James Deane takes back the lead with the event victory

### Formula DRIFT PRO 2 Round 2 Atlanta results

Travis Reeder is victorious and moves to the top of the standings

### Formula DRIFT Round 2: Unchartered territory results

Fredric Aasbo is Victorious

### Hometown hero Kevin Lawrence takes the victory

Formula DRIFT PRO 2 Round 1 Orlando results

### Motorsport Network joins with Formula DRIFT as media partner

Motorsport.com sites now ‘Official Digital Media Company’ for popular motorsport series

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### Deane returns to Formula DRIFT with a bang

Formula DRIFT's season-opener at Long Beach saw James Deane once more become the yardstick by which all FD competitors are judged. Anne Proffit was there.

### Matt Field takes the Title Fight event victory and Chris Forsberg is crowned champion

The Formula DRIFT season culminated at the largest event of the year and with the championship at stake the drivers put it all on the line.

### Formula DRIFT Round 6: Throwdown Results

Aurimas “Odi” Bakchis takes the victory to shake up the standings

### Formula Drift Round 5: True North Results

Fredric Aasbo takes the win to move within 3 points of the championship lead

### Formula DRIFT Round 4: The Gauntlet Results

Vaughn Gittin takes the win and the Pro Championship lead

### Vaughn Gittin takes the victory on Formula Drift Round 2 in Atlanta

The Championship returned to the home of the inaugural Formula DRIFT event.

### Formula DRIFT Round 1: Streets of Long Beach results

Chelsea Denofa takes his first ever Formula DRIFT victory

### Denofa scores first Formula DRIFT win

Formula DRIFT’s 13th season began in a most unusual fashion and for the 11th straight year, it began on the Streets of Long Beach, this year held under cloudy and occasionally rainy skies.

### Formula DRIFT announces 2016 global schedule

Both Formula DRIFT Japan and the inaugural Formula DRIFT Canada will have their own respective four event schedules.

### Fredric Aasbo takes the Event Victory and wins the Overall Pro and World Championship

Formula Drift 2015 Round 7: Final Fight Results

### Fredric Aasbo at top of the podium in Canada

Formula Drift World Championship: Canada round results

### Formula Drift Round 6: Rookie Masashi Yokoi is victorious

Japanese rookie Masashi Yokoi in the D-MAX Nissan S15 earns his first Formula DRIFT victory.

### Masato Kawabata wins at Fuji International Speedway

Formula DRIFT World Championship: Japan Round results

### Formula DRIFT Round 4: The Gauntlet results

Fredric Aasbo is victorious.

### Ryan Tuerck takes the victory in Round 3: Unchartered Territory

Ryan Tuerck in the Retaks / Maxxis Scion FR-S takes the event victory and moves into second place in the standings.

### Formula Drift Orlando: Tuerck takes the win

Capacity crowd at Orlando Speed World.

### Aurimas “Odi” Bakchis takes his first victory moves into first place in the standings

The action packed event provided the fans with a competitive atmosphere that kept them on their feet throughout the night.

### Top drifter Frederic Aasbo tears through LA - video

Dillon Bryant Akers got the ride of his life, courtesy of Papadakis Racing.

### Formula DRIFT announces 2015 World Championship plans

$300,000 in prize money up for grabs.

### Formula DRIFT: Saito wins finale, Forsberg wins championship

Round 7: Final Fight plays to sellout crowd.

### Scion closes in on a Formula DRIFT win

Leads competition for Manufacturer's Cup as series finale approaches.

### Fredric Aasbo beats Odi Bakchis in Formula DRIFT at Texas

Sets up two-driver battle for championship.

### Brandon Wicknick takes the victory in Formula DRIFT PRO 2

Driving the Driftmotion Nissan.

### Formula DRIFT makes a trip across the border to Canada

Results in 'High Octane DRIFT,' a documentary about a home-grown challenger.

### Formula DRIFT Round 5: Throwdown Results

Formula DRIFT returned to Evergreen Speedway in Monroe, WA for Round 5: Throwdown.

### Savage defeats Jones in Formula DRIFT PRO 2

Winner now tied for third in the points.

### Formula DRIFT announces contract extensions for venues

Geoff Lee: "The growth of Drift Atlanta over the past 11 years has been phenomenal."

### Aasbo and Forsberg score first and second place wins at Formula Drift Round 4: The Gauntlet

Fredric Aasbo’s first place victory is the first Pro Championship win of his career, Chris Forsberg’s fourth podium of the 2014 season.

### Formula DRIFT: Fredric Aasbo takes his first career win

Chris Forsberg leading the points

### Formula Drift: Vaughn Gittin takes second consecutive event victory

Series moves to Wall Speedway in New Jersey

### Ford returns to Formula DRIFT with Top Mustang team and 2014 Fiesta ST Giveaway

Former champ Vaughn Gittin Jr. and past winner Justin Pawlak competing in Ford Mustangs.

### Stoneback, Hamilton, Rydquist atop Formula Drift standings

After round one at Homestead-Miami Speedway

### Gittin grabs first victory as owner/driver in Georgia

Takes Formula Drift race at Road Atlanta

### Vaughn Gittin takes the victory

Formula DRIFT Round 2: Road to the Championship results.

### Russian Drift Series 2014: Let's furidashi!

The level of drift in Russia and the number of participants have increased in recent years.

### Formula DRIFT announces details on Canadian events

Details regarding Formula DRIFT Canada have been released.

### Formula DRIFT releases comprehensive fan study

The report was produced by surveying thousands of Formula DRIFT live event attendees over the course of the 2013 season.

### Daigo Saito takes the victory on the Motegi Racing Super Drift Challenge

Motegi Racing Super Drift Challenge Results.

### Formula DRIFT announces further details on the 2015 World Championship

Formula DRIFT has confirmed that three rounds of the World Championship will offer a separate Triple Crown prize purse with a possible USD $100,000 up for grabs.

### Hankook Driver Chris Forsberg wins first place at opening round of 2014 Formula Drift Season

Formula Drift season opener places Hankook at the top of the professional championship points standings.

### Formula DRIFT Round 1: Streets of Long Beach Results

Chris Forsberg Takes the Opening Round Victory of 2014 Pro Championship.

### Formula Drift Championships begin 2014 season in Long Beach

Only a few days away until the start of Formula Drift.

### Homestead-Miami Speedway to host Formula Drift in May

Round 3 of the only professional drifting series in North America will feature an international field.

### Formula DRIFT signs deal for live stream and content distribution with Dailymotion

The Driftstream is considered to be the most widely viewed motor sports live stream in the world.

### Formula Drift announces tire partners

Tire suppliers return to Formula Drift for 2014.

### Formula DRIFT announces 2014 Pro Championship global schedule

Four selected Pro Championship events will feature the newly created Pro2 category with Round 3 at newly added venue Homestead Miami Speedway.

### Formula DRIFT announces Formula DRIFT Japan

Starting in 2014, Formula DRIFT Japan will hold two competition events as a pre-cursor to the Formula DRIFT Japan Championship in 2015.

### Formula DRIFT to launch world championship in 2015

Starting in 2014, Formula DRIFT will merge their USA and Asia operations with a global headquarters in Long Beach, CA.