9th Season of Hyundai Lateral Drift kicks off first round at Megatent Libis


Hyundai Lateral Drift 1Now on its 9th season, the first round of the Hyundai Lateral Drift Championship series kicked off last Saturday at the Mega Tent Libis.

This year’s series will be judged by drift couple from Japan, Kimihiro Obata, and Hiromi Kajikuma as well as former Lateral Drift competitor Jason Choachuy.

Peter Schroth, a newcomer in the series, took 1st place in the Amateur division while Karr Montaner of Team GMW and Stephen Ng who is also a new competitor, took 2nd place and 3rd place respectively.

In the Pro division, John Boban took home 1st place with Alex Perez of Team Yellow Cab in 2nd, and Gio Rodriguez in 3rd place.

Round 2 of the Hyundai Lateral Drift will be on June 21, Saturday, at the Libis MegaTent. For more information about the event, visit www.facebook.com/LateralDriftProductions.