Drifting to victory

Drifting to victory

As of mid-September, Yokohama Tire-sponsored “drifting” competitor Michael Essa was just one race away from winning the series championship after his victory in Formula Drift’s “Round 6 Showdown” at Texas Motor Speedway in Ft. Worth.

For the uninitiated, drifting is a high-powered motorsport in which drivers intentionally maneuver their cars into well executed, controlled sideways slides at high speeds through a marked course.

Driving on

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