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!

Tony Angelo Formula Drift FRS

This is Scion FR-S for Tony Angelo to drive in Formula Drift in 2013 season!
The guys at R/T Tuning shot out a release about their partnership with Tony Angelo for the new Formula Drift season. Tony’s FRS will be powered by a turbocharged 2AZ-FE engine with nitrous to be competitive in the new season. The guys over at R/T Tuning will be offering Tony Angelo vehicle setup, tuning, and track support for the new year. 

Sourcing replacement parts for your project

So you have bought your brand new Scion FRS, Subaru BRZ or Toyota GT86. No matter the use if you just daily drive it or use for ultimate rebuild to sportscar project, sooner or later you will need new parts or used replacement parts. If you're on your five year warranty and don't modify the car, warranty or insurance will cover repairs with brand new parts from Toyota/Subaru. What if you don't have that backup? Here is a quick guide that might come handy.

Monster Sport Super 86

Early March 2013, somewhere in Fukushima Prefecture....

Early March 2013, somewhere in Fukushima Prefecture is this heavily modified Monster Sport Toyota 86. Remaining snow in the mountains, unique beat racing engine that is highly tuned to echo still. Jet-black body with a sense of mass penetrates the gaps in the trees. Set up low bonnet. Headlights cut through the air was dignified. Its TOYOTA 86.
Up to every machine pace laps. Ii ran over to dance like a rough road. "Monster" Nobuhiro Tajima driver. Man who was called "King of the Mountain" in the United States Pikes Peak world's top drivers gathered.