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HYUNDAI GENESIS COUPE SITS ON THE PODIUM FOR THE FIRST TIME IN FORMULA DRIFT AT STREETS OF LONG BEACH EVENT

Formula DRIFT has a new prize winner, a Rhys Millen Racing (RMR) Red Bull Hyundai Genesis Coupe. World Champion motorist Rhys Mad Skills Millen piloted a Genesis Coupe to an considerable second-place finish on a Streets of Long Beach Formula DRIFT course. Millen also competent first, scoring 89 out of a probable 100 points on his initial solo run.

I was in sync with my Genesis Coupe during a whole debate and step one was to validate first, pronounced Rhys Millen. The automobile had so most hold and energy we was means to put it tighten to a walls and counterpart a other competitors cars each move. Nothing compares to a vigour and disturb of a win it or remove it cause while competing opposite some-more than 50 other cars and drivers.

From inside a cockpit, a 2008 Red Bull Drifting World Champion kick out tip deposit talent including past Formula DRIFT Champions, Tanner Foust, pushing an 800 plus-horsepower NASCAR-powered Scion TC (third place) and Samuel Hubinette, pushing an 800 plus-horsepower USAC-powered Dodge Challenger. Vaughn Gittin Jr., a eventuality winner, was behind a circle of a Ford Mustang.

Millen had 5 months during a off-season to go by his Genesis Coupe and put in all a required mixture to make it into a winning car. The RMR Red Bull Hyundai Genesis Coupe now produces 650 horsepower from a stroked Lambda V6 engine and managed to tackle a barbarous Long Beach Grand Prix travel course.

Entering a sixth season, a Formula DRIFT Championship is famous as a North American veteran flapping championship series. This high-skilled, high-powered engine competition where drivers intentionally scheme their cars into good executed, tranquil laterally slides during high speeds by a noted course, has some-more than 50 veteran drivers competing in all 7 competitions this year. Judged on execution and style, rather than who finishes a march in a fastest time, flapping is a guaranteed throng pleaser, and is mostly compared to a freestyle inlet of skateboarding and motocross.

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