The fourth round of the 2013 Hyundai Lateral Drift Championship series is happening on Saturday, 26 October, at the Aseana City along Roxas Boulevard. This will be a new venue for drifting and probably the biggest in terms of floor area within Metro Manila since drifting started in the Philippines in 2006 by Lateral Drift Productions.
Catch Pilipinas Got Talent Season 4 Finalist and championship leader Gio Rodriguez of Team Atoy Customs defend this title hopes against 6 time champion Alex Perez of Team Yellow Cab, 2011 champion Audel Sison of Team Autocraft Drift, Boodie Da Basol of Team GMW, and the only female drifter in this year’s series, Tintin David of Team GMW. Meanwhile, catch 15-year-old Luis Gono of team Motul Autoplus trail red tire smoke behind his Nissan 240SX in the Amateur Division.
Also scheduled to perform drift demos are the japanese judges Hiromi Kajikuma and Kimihiro Obata, using the 2013 Hyundai Genesis Coupe. The Genesis Coupe is the 2012-2013 Car of the Year Philippines’ Best Rear-Wheel-Drive Sportscar awarded by the Car Awards Group Inc.
Rain or shine, action will start this Saturday at 8pm for practice, 11am qualifying, 2pm amateur division tandems and finals, and 4pm Pro Division tandems and finals.
The 2013 Hyundai Lateral Drift Championship is powered by the Genesis Coupe and co-presented by Standard Insurance and Wave 89.1 FM. Other sponsors include AtoyCustoms, Dickies Clothing, DC Shoes, Barney’s Burger, and Aguila Auto Glass, with media partners The Philippine Daily Inquirer, Motioncars.inquirer.com, Top Gear Philippines, Stoplight TV, Auto Review, Pinoy Extreme, Creator Studio, Gadgets Magazine, Kotse.com, TimeAttackManila.com, Power Wheels Magazine, Motorcycle Magazine, Sprocketph.com, The Manila Times, Daily Tribune, The Manila Bulletin, Philippine Star, LegitManila, Turbo Zone GMA News TV, C! Magazine, Urbanpinas.com, and Racin’Beat.
Free admission! For more info and latest updates, please log on to www.facebook.com/LateralDriftProductions or www.facebook.com/hyundaiph, and follow Hyundai Lateral Drift on twitter @LateralDriftPH. You can also watch a live update on the Pinoy Extreme Channel on Ustream.