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NDS Rd. 2 Event Details and Schedule

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Get ready for the 2nd round of the Novice Drift Series, made bigger and more exciting with the addition of the Intermediate class.

Round 2 NDS sponsors

As with the first leg of the Novice Drift Series which was a collaboration with the head honchos of major drift teams like Autocraft, Drift Mob and G Motor Worx that started last March of this year, this event will once again be held at the DMF Drift Track in Megatent, Libis, Quezon City.

EVENT SCHEDULE:

Driver Registration: 8:00am

Drivers’ Briefing: 9:00am

Novice Practice: 9:30am-10:30am

Intermediate Practice: 10:30-11:30am

LUNCH: 11:30am-12:00nn

Qualifying Runs Novice: 12:00pm – 1:30pm

Qualifying Runs Intermediate: 1:30pm- 3:00pm

Drivers’ Briefing: 3:00pm-3:15pm

Novice Tandem Battles: 3:15pm – 4:45pm

Intermediate Tandem Battles: 4:45pm – 6:15pm

Awarding: 6:15pm – 6:45pm

DMF Drift Team's Dan Javier drifting his Sil-80.

This time we’ve added the Intermediate Class which promises to make things more thrilling for both spectators and drivers alike. Judging this event will be champion pro drivers Alex Perez, Audel Sison and Boodie Dabasol.

Judges Alex Perez (Yellow Cab 240SX) and Audel Sison (Goodyear S13) showing the drivers what they want to see during tandems.

Privateers and drivers from different teams are represented like DMF Drift, Autocraft, Drift Mob, G Motor Worx, Car Porn Racing and more, Around 30 plus drivers are expected to show their skills in solo runs and battle head to head in tandem runs this coming Saturday.

Privateer Rob Tan inside his shiny blue S15.

Spectators can watch for only PHP 50.00/head entrance fee and all kids from ages 12 and below are free of charge. Our sponsor, RACKS will have their famous “falls-off-the-bone” flame grilled ribs available at the event at a special discounted price for those who don’t want to leave Megatent and miss anything or forfeit their parking space to go out for lunch.

DMF Drift Boss and NDS organizer David M. Feliciano checking the NDS track lay-out aboard his Goodyear A31.

The Novice Drift Series Round 2 is presented by DMF Drift and First KMT Group and it’s brought to you by Motul, Atoy Customs, Rota Wheels and Racks Flame Grilled Ribs.

Tofu anyone?

Tofu Delivery – Feature

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Featuring the latest in a line of about 4 “Takumi-Initial D” cars we’ve already done ever since we started specializing in drift cars last 2004.

                                                                                 Tofu anyone?

 

Car: Toyota AE86 Trueno/”Hachiroku”

Tires: Bridgestone Potenza

Engine: 20 Valve Blacktop

Suspension: TRD

 

Novice Drift Series Round 1

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This is a project we thought up, collaborating with the pro drivers to give the amateur and novice drivers the opportunity to compete in a series that will highlight their driving skills and at the same time prep them for the Pros.

                   David M. Feliciano (Goodyear A31) and Alex Perez (Yellowcab 240SX) exhibition tandem run 

 

It was held at our drift track in Mega Tent, Libis, QC last March 9, 2013 with none nother than top Pro Drifters Alex Perez of Yellow Cab Team, Audel Sison of Autocraft Team and Boodie Dabasol of G Motor Worx team acting as judges for the comp.

                                                                     Youngest drifter Luis Gono at 14 yrs.

Round 1 saw a lady drifter for the first time in the top spot as Tintin David of Team Autocraft bested the rest of the drivers that day. In 2nd place was Struan Wallace of Car Porn Racing and getting hold of the last spot at podium was Cedric Cabanero of G Motor Worx.

NDS WINNERS FROM L-R: Cedric Cabanero: 2nd runner-up (G Motor Worx), Tintin David: Champion (Autocraft) and Struan Wallace: 1st runner-up (Car Porn Racing)
                                                   Norman Agojo inside his Nissan Silvia S15

 The Novice Drift Series or NDS is headed by internationally licensed Formula D Asia pro driver David M. Feliciano of DMF Drift, who introduced drifting in the Philippines. He was also behind “Countersteer”- the first ever Drifting Event in 2006. Organizing alongside him is Mr. Joel Dagdag, businessman and the core of 1320 Shoot-Out, which is an invitational Drag Racing event.

                                                                     E.J. Malibiran aboard his Nissan R33

The Novice Drift Championship Series Round 1 was brought to you by: DMF DRIFT, Motul, Goodyear Racing, Rota Wheels, Racks Restaurant, Wheel Art, RST Media Produce. Supported by: Alexei’s Diner & Cafe/Auto Extreme, Red Bull. Media Partners: Pinoy Xtreme, Autoindustriya.com, Custompinoyrides.com, Legitmanila.com, Inside Motoring, Stoplight TV, DZRJ

                                                                    Giovan Bernardino drifting his KE70

It was a successful and fun day as we saw familiar faces as well as new ones. So now we are gearing up for the 2nd round! Watch out for it this coming September 14, Saturday at Mega Tent, Libis, Quezon City. See you there!!

For more photos check out our album on Facebook. NDS Rd. 1