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2013 Media Partners
BDC Twitter Updates
2013 is already shaping up to be the best year of the British Drift Championship so far, and we are very pleased to announce that K&N will be supporting the championship for a consecutive year.
K&N are one of the world’s largest and most prolific air filter manufacturers in the world and are a driving force in the automotive world.
Many of you will now be more than familiar with Rota wheels, they feature on many top drift cars! The company Rare Rims was founded in 2003 as the sole importer of Rota wheels into the UK. The business originally started off supplying the correct fitment, lightweight wheels for both the Honda and Subaru marques. Since those early days the business has quickly developed, supplying both retail customers and expanding to cater for a wide dealer network that operates throughout the UK and Europe.
We sit down with Maxxis British Drift sponsor EP Racing to find out all the in-depth how’s and why’s direct from them.
Look after your car and potentially bag a sponsor deal!
Maxxis British Drift Championship sponsor Lucas Oil would like to showcase a whole range of products that your drift car is crying out for. Have a look through the list of the latest range and don’t forget to check out the contest, you could win yourself some lucrative Lucas Oil sponsorship! Ideal for taking care of your hard-working car.
Scott Brandon(Team Principle at AMD) who recently finalised the terms of the
Partnership with Jorge Crespo and Clive Mansfield from Infinity Tyres is
clearly excited about the future.
“To have Infinity Tyres on board as a tyre partner really does give us a
huge boost and allows us to take the team to the next level. We believe we
produce some of the highest quality cars in the BDC and having a product as
strong as Infinity Tyres on the cars is essential to maximise all
performance possibilities. AMD have been working very hard behind the scenes
during the closed season and this partnership is the final part of the
jigsaw. Infinity’s commitment to developing there product to give us the
highest level of performance possible is essential in our development”.
Jorge Crespo, General Manager stated that “Infinity Tyres are committed to the sport of Drifting having already had great success in Europe with Oliver Harsh in Germany winning his respective championship and Sebastien Lepert in France regularly finishing in podium positions using the INF-050 tyre so to be given the chance to contribute to the development of The Maxxis British Drift Championship and AMD is enormously exciting a we are proud to be in Partnership with Acorn Motorsport Division.
With the recent news that the Maxxis BDC will be reaching millions of homes via
Television in 2012 the future certainly looks very positive.”
Mark Buckle from the Maxxis BDC said “Its great to have more tyre companies getting involved with drifting, it shows how the sport is growing in size and stature. We look forward to seeing AMD on the grid at round one”
The news just keeps getting better at the Maxxis British Drift Championship! We are hugely excited to welcome a third key sponsor to the upcoming 2012 season – Lucas Oils – who bring with them a wealth of knowledge and expertise to British drifting with a product that every car relies on: premium oils and lubricants designed for competition use.
For over 20 years Lucas Oil has been working closely with profession racing teams and drivers in America to develop the absolute best range of oils and lubricants. Formed back in 1989 by Forrest Lucas and his wife Charlotte, Lucas Oil can be found everywhere from race cars to football stadiums including the Indianapolis Colts which hosted this year’s Super Bowl! (more…)
With the 2012 season less than two months away, there’s just enough time to welcome yet another key sponsor to the series – K&N air filters. Whether you’re a car or bike fan you’ll already be well aware of this brand who is undoubtedly the king in the world of high-performance air filters. It’s a real honour to have such a worldwide brand on board and pushing the British Drift Championship, so let’s find out a bit more about K&N. (more…)
The Maxxis British Drift Championship are hugely excited to welcome another key sponsor for the 2012 season – SamcoSport, manufacturers of the world’s best silicone hoses! This is huge news for the BDC who continues to expand and attract more mainstream sponsors even before the new season starts. We can’t wait to show them the spectacle that is professional British drifting! (more…)
2. What did you start off producing/tuning? We’ve always focused on producing uprated turbochargers, but our first real production was back in the early 80s for the old Porsche race cars. (more…)
1. When was your company founded? 1958
2. Who was it founded by, and why? Mike Costin and Keith Duckworth originally founded the company hence the “cos” and “Worth” in the names leading to Cosworth. The 2 were both engineers at Lotus and if it wasn’t for Colin Chapman Cosworth may never have been born. (more…)