August 28, 2009 (Signal Hill, Calif.) – It seemed like a cruel joke, but Kyle Mohan could hardly believe his ears after qualifying for the Formula Drift Pro Championship at Infineon Raceway. For the third time this season, he would have to face Cooper Tires teammate and friend Tony Brakohiapa in the round of 32. Read the rest of this entry »
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Well we are at the season start of yet another form of motorsports. This time it is Formula D and we are in mmm sort-of-overcast-cold-but-sunny-still better-than-most-of-the-country’s-weather Long Beach, CA. There is a good buzz at the venue with so many new cars in the field no-one really knows what to expect to start the year. It should be a very interesting qualifying session.
After the great response that the country showed at the box office with Fast & Furious I was hoping that the Cali natives would show up in force for this weekends opening Formula D event. With brand new cars everywhere, a new format of a top 32 competition and the Long Beach Grand Prix next weekend there are a ton of reasons why this coming weekend should have a good turnout and success. I love that Jim Liaw and his team have poured everything that they have into this series and Turbonetics is proud to be a part of at least a handful of events. Read the rest of this entry »
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., July 19, 2009 – The 87th Annual Pikes Peak International Hill Climb has a new world record holder today – the Rhys Millen Racing Red Bull Hyundai Genesis Coupe. World Champion driver Rhys Millen piloted the Genesis Coupe to his ninth overall class title, breaking one of his two world records in 17 trips to the Hill Climb. Read the rest of this entry »
Andy Jensen, owner of Jensen’s Engine Tech, set a new world record for quickest turbo doorslammer with a 5.94 @237.8 mph pass. In a SMALL BLOCK no less. Powered by Turbonetics new TNX-115 Forged-Billet turbocharger (fyi this is an off the shelf unit that you can order), Andy powered down the track at Englishtown Raceway this past weekend. Congratulations to Andy and his entire crew! Read the rest of this entry »