Formula Drift Asia 2010 – The Final Showdown is Coming Soon

A rare and historical site of Dataran Merdeka will witness the adrenaline pumping action of the Goodyear Formula Drift Malaysia coming soon on 18-19 December 2010.

50 competitive drivers will take part from across the Asia Pacific region, familiar names such as Japan’s Ryuji Miki and New Zealand’s Daniel Woolhouse will return to battle it out with the local crowd’s favorites – our own defending champion Tengku Djan.

New Zealander Daniel Wollhouse aka Fanga Dan in his Holden Commodore.

Formula Drift USA regular Ryuji Miki.

During a press conference at the media launch ceremony today, Mayor of Kuala Lumpur, Datuk Seri Ahmad Fuad Ismail expressed his delight to see the event taking place in such historical site. He cited that this will be an inaugural milestone for Dataran Merdeka.

Goodyear Malaysia’s Managing Director Nasution Abdul Rahman presented a small token of appreciation to the Mayor of Kuala Lumpur, Datuk Seri Ahmad Fuad bin Ismail.

Present at the launch were Team Goodyear’s quartet Azrina Jane, Ariff Johanis, Michael Gan and Hanizam Hamzah.

With their talent you can be sure that this events will be more entertaining and more competitive than ever before.

Michael Gan.

Husband and wife drift duo Ariff Johanis and Azrina Jane Abdullah.

The Media and crowds then were treated with demo runs of drifting techniques by Ariff, Jane and Michael in their respective car.

According to the organizer, last year’s Formula Drift Malaysia drew 15,000 strong crowds. The scene above is a testament to the popularity of Formula Drift brand in Malaysia.

Goodyear Formula Drift Malaysia has become a highlight on the sporting calendar in the Southeast Asia region, attracting interest and top class talents from Malaysia, Singapore, Philippines, Thailand, Indonesia, China, Hong Kong, Japan and New Zealand.

This event will be 2010 season finale of the three-part Formula Drift Asia Series which kicks off with Formula Drift Singapore ProAm in April, followed by the upcoming Gooodyear Formula Drift Thailand on 20-21st November.

Michael Gan’s ‘Skyfiro’, A31 Cefiro modified with Skyline R34′s bodykit.

Ticket information is as follows:

Walkabout : RM 22
Grandstand : RM 95
Covered Grandstand : RM 125

Be sure to bookmark your calendar on 18-19th December 2010 and don’t miss out this opportunity to witness Asia’s finest drifters battling out for the most prestigious drift competition in Asia.

Editorial : Muaz Zakaria / Nazim Idris
Photo : Muaz Zakaria / Nazim Idris / Anas Zakaria

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2 Responses to “Formula Drift Asia 2010 – The Final Showdown is Coming Soon”
  1. frank says:

    is this nissan cefiro? to R34

  2. Muaz Zakaria says:

    This is cefiro with a skyline bodykit, they called it the skyfiro

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