NonStopTuning is proud to announce its partnership with Will Parsons and Taka Aono for the 2014 Formula Drift season. The NST Drift Team will kick off the season at Round 1 in Long Beach CA, April 4/5 2014, and is excited to campaign the season with two of the most seasoned AE86 veterans in North America.
Will Parsons has been the flagship driver for NST since 2007 and has years of experience with the AE86 chassis in series such as Formula Drift, Lone Star Drift, Xtreme Drift Circuit, and D1GP USA. Parsons and the team have enjoyed a great deal of success in the Lone Star and XDC series, and look to continue building the program in FD, following a successful rookie campaign in 2013.
Taka Aono has more experience with the AE86 chassis than any other drifter in the USA, and is the only ten year FD veteran to campaign with the same chassis during the existence of the series. Joining the team for the 2014 season, Aono brings with him an incredible amount of professional experience and knowledge, with a very long and successful resume in drifting, road racing, and instructional driving.
NonStopTuning is extremely proud to have these two great drivers on board for the 2014 season. Here’s to a great year!
2014 Formula Drift Pro Championship
Round 1 | STREETS OF LONG BEACH | LB GP Street Course – Long Beach, CA | April 4 – 5
Round 2 | ROAD TO THE CHAMPIONSHIP | Road Atlanta – Braselton, GA | May 9 – 10
Round 3 | HOMESTEAD-MIAMI | Homestead-Miami Speedway – Homestead, FL | May 30 – 31
Round 4 | THE GAUNTLET | Wall Speedway – Wall, NJ | June 20 – 21
Round 5 | THROWDOWN | Evergreen Speedway – Monroe, WA | July 18 – 19
Round 6 | SHOWDOWN | Texas Motor Speedway – Fort Worth, TX | September 12 – 13
Round 7 | FINAL FIGHT | Irwindale Speedway – Irwindale, CA | October 10 – 11
NST – NonStopTuning
NonStopTuning’s Will Parsons had a great showing at Road Atlanta today, and is the highest qualifying rookie going into Saturday’s Top 32 tandem rounds. You can watch on FD live stream and keep up with the NST facebook page for updates all weekend!
Photos courtesy of Nelson Ayra. Videos coming soon!
NST – NonStopTuning
Going into the final event of the 2012 Xtreme Drift Circuit, several Texas drivers are in the hunt for the championship to be decided later today at Texas Motor Speedway. NonStopTuning’s Will Parsons is currently in third place overall, with team mate Chelsea DeNofa not far behind. Here is a look at the top ten going into the finals:
Forrest Wang – 333 points
Nate Hamilton – 279 points
Will Parsons – 243 points
Stewart Leask – 234 points
Mike Pollard – 229 points
Chelsea Denofa – 226 points
James Evans – 209 points
Dan Savage – 206 points
Geoff Stoneback – 164 points
Lee Alexander – 157 points
After an exciting start to the 2011 XDC season (click here for the round 1 recap) NonStopTuning is taking another road trip to Arizona for round 2 of the 2011 tour. XDC defending champ Chelsea DeNofa, AE86 maven Will Parsons, and Nevrslo Joshua Steele are gearing up for an exciting weekend in Arizona!
Let’s take a look back at how the 2010 AZ event (season finale) shaped up for NST:
Los Angeles, CA – June 9, 2010 – SPEED™ and D1 Worldwide Entertainment, (www.d1gp.com, www.d1we.com), the official organizers of automotive entertainment’s premier drifting events in the United States announced today the 2010 USA D1 Grand Prix event line-up and that each event, plus the D1 Grand Prix Japan events will be covered by one-hour television broadcasts to be carried on SPEED™ throughout the entire drifting season.
The first SPEED broadcast is scheduled for September 4 at 6:30 p.m. ET from Tokyo, with the second event premiering September 12th at 6 p.m. ET from Oita, Japan.
“Bringing USA D1 Grand Prix drifting events to SPEED is a cool new addition to the network,” said SPEED President Hunter Nickell. “Combining the young, cutting-edge atmosphere of drifting with the history and familiarity of host venues like Atlanta, Texas, Homestead-Miami, and Irwindale will be a unique experience for our viewers.”
The three cars are loaded and we are on the road to XDC Round 1, Irwindale California. The three car trailer, holding Will Parsons’ AE86, Chelsea DeNofa’s M3, and Aaron Losey’s S13 will be on the road from Houston, TX to Irwindale, CA for the next 1500 miles. See you in Cali!