Formula Drift 2019
formula drift 2019
Formula Drift 2019 with Team ARK
The 2019 Formula Drift season started off with an explosive start. All the Team ARK drivers from 2018 returned again in 2019 in addition to Ryan Litteral. Aurimas "Odi" Bakchis started the season off with two back to back first place finishes, and we saw every round have a Team ARK driver with a podium finish.
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Formula Drift 2019 Champion: James "The Machine" Deane
This year's performance from James Deane could only be described as extraordinary. From six podium finishes to a perfect qualifying run in Texas, James proved once again that he is the best drift driver in the game today. He finished again as the first place champion for the third year in a row cementing his legacy in the history books.

Notable Achievements:
FD Round: Texas - 100 Point Perfect run
First Place - St. Louis
Six Podium Finishes
FD 2019 Champion (Third Consecutive Year)
Awarded "Top Qualifier of the Year"
Awarded "Perfect Event Award" for Qualifying First and Winning the same Event
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Aurimas "Odi" Bakchis
Odi showed the competitive drifting world that he is one of the best drivers around. With an explosive start to the season, Odi was able to place first in two events in a row. With a spectacular performance all season, Odi finished in the top three for 2019.

Notable Achievements:
First Place - Long Beach and Orlando
Three Podium Finishes
Rank Third for FD 2019
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Piotr "The Candy Man" Wiecek
Piotr Wiecek's consistency was incredible showing that he is one of the top drivers to enter Formula Drift. His qualifying rounds always came through with a great seed position, and his beautiful driving came through with podium finishes in Seattle and St. Louis.

Notable Achievements:
First Place - Seattle
Two Podium Finishes
Rank Fourth for FD 2019
Awarded "Hardest Charger"
Awarded "Perfect Event Award" for Qualifying First and Winning the same Event
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Jhonnattan Castro
Driving his iconic Toyota 86, Jhonnattan Castro joined Team ARK to bring even more action to the Formula Drift 2019 season.
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Ryan Litteral
Debuting with Team ARK for the first time, Ryan Litteral had a very solid first year. Driving a Nissan 350Z, Ryan was able to display consistent and solid drifting along with a solid understanding of the tracks.

Notable Achievements:
Named "Formula Drift Most Improved Driver"
Odi Bakchis' S14.5
PERFORMANCE

900HP/850TQ
CBM PRO X V8 RACE ENGINE
CLUTCHMASTERS TWIN DISK
CLUTCHMASTERS FLYWHEEL
NOX NITROUS
HOLLEY PERFORMANCE EFI
FAST 102MM LSX INTAKE MANIFOLD
4SPEED TEX101A TRANSMISSION
HOOKER HEADERS
SPEEDWAY ENGINEERING QUICK CHANGE REAR END
DRIVESHAFT SHOP AXLES
Z32 BRAKES
VORTECH SUPER CHARGER


SUSPENSION

FEAL SUSPENSION 443 COILOVERS
WISEFAB ANGLE KIT


WHEELS/TIRES

KANSEI KNP WHEELS
FALKEN AZENIS 615K


EXTERIOR/INTERIOR

SPARCO SEATS
SPARCO 6PT HANS HARNESS
FD COMPLIANT ROLL CAGE
NRG HUB & QUICK RELEASE
GRIP ROYAL "ODI" STEERING WHEEL
VINYL WRAP 702 GRAPHICS
DURAFLEX BODY KIT
JAMES DEANE'S S15
PERFORMANCE

850HP ON ENGINE + 150HP ON NITRO SHOT / 740TQ
2JZ-GTE
BORG WARNER TURBO
QUAIFE QBE69G SEQUENTIAL GEARBOX
ACT TRIPLE DISC CLUTCH
WINTERS PERFORMANCE DIFFERENTIAL
WILWOOD 6-PISTON CALIPERS FRONT BRAKES
WILWOOD CLAMPS 2 X 4-PISTON CALIPERS
VRP-FAB HANDBRAKE


SUSPENSION

BC RACING COILOVERS
WISEFAB ANGLE KIT


WHEELS/TIRES

7TWENTY STYLE55
FALKEN AZENIS RT615K


EXTERIOR/INTERIOR

CORBEAU SEATS
CORBEAU HARNESS
FD COMPLIANT ROLL CAGE
LUKE HARNESS
ROCKET BUNNY BODY KIT
PIOTR WIECEK'S S15
PERFORMANCE

850HP ON ENGINE + 150HP ON NITRO SHOT / 740TQ
2JZ-GTE
BORG WARNER TURBO
QUAIFE QBE69G SEQUENTIAL GEARBOX
ACT TRIPLE DISC CLUTCH
WINTERS PERFORMANCE DIFFERENTIAL
WILWOOD 6-PISTON CALIPERS FRONT BRAKES
WILWOOD CLAMPS 2 X 4-PISTON CALIPERS
VRP-FAB HANDBRAKE


SUSPENSION

BC RACING COILOVERS
WISEFAB ANGLE KIT


WHEELS/TIRES

7TWENTY STYLE55
FALKEN AZENIS RT615K


EXTERIOR/INTERIOR

CORBEAU SEATS
CORBEAU HARNESS
FD COMPLIANT ROLL CAGE
LUKE HARNESS
ROCKEY BUNNY BODY KIT
JHONNATTAN CASTRO'S TOYOTA 86
PERFORMANCE

850HP 2AR TURBO ENGINE WITH NITROUS
WILWOOD PEDALS, CALIPERS AND ROTORS


SUSPENSION

KW 3-WAY COMPETITION COILOVERS
WISEFAB KNUCKLES AND ARMS


WHEELS/TIRES

DVAN RACING RG-D2 WHEELS
NEXEN NFERA SUR4G TIRES


EXTERIOR/INTERIOR

SPARCO CIRCUIT II SEATS
SPARCO 6PT HARNESSES
SPARCO STEERING WHEEL
FD COMPLIANT ROLL CAGE
SEIBON CF HOOD
SEIBON CF TRUNK
SEIBON CF DOORS
ROCKET BUNNY BODY KIT
RYAN LITTERAL'S 350Z
PERFORMANCE

1050 416ci LS3 WITH AFR MONGOOSE HEADS
VORTECH YSI SUPERCHARGER
NITROUS OUTLET DRY SHOT
NUKE PERFORMANCE FULL FUEL SYSTEM
CLUTCH MASTERS 1200 SERIES
PLAZMAMAN INTAKE MANIFOLD
RTS 6XD SEQUENTIAL


SUSPENSION

FEAL SUSPENSION COILOVERS
WISEFAB KNUCKLES AND ARMS


WHEELS/TIRES

KANSEI WHEELS
NEXEN NFERA SUR4G TIRES


EXTERIOR/INTERIOR

NRG RACING SEATS
NRG RACING HARNESSES
NRG X KORUWORKS STEERING WHEEL
ROCKET BUNNY Z33 WIDE BODY KIT
SEIBON CF HOOD
SEIBON CF REAR HATCH
SEIBON CF QUARTER PANELS