just got back from vancouver. met charles kha the new editor in chief for speedhunters. one idea he had for future works was to show the disappointment, frustration, emotions behind the competition. not just “keep drifting fun,” but to show that i have drive, or hunger, or whatever-to do well in formula d. this has [...]
ordered my engine. ls7 it is. 7 liter, 11-1 compression, titanium rods, dry sump, 7000 rpm, 500hp stock. this isnt some stock ls1 swap. this is gonna rock. car should be ready to rape mid march.
So today I dropped the car off at its new partial home for the season. Costa Gialamas from GTI will be doing all the build stuff for this year, and will also be my crew chief for this year! So pumped to have a pit crew for this year. I always thought Costa seemed really [...]
tired of waitingggg! got the front of the cage remade at SPD. tig welded all sick. the front part wasnt very safe feeling for a couple reasons. i wanted the door bars higher too, cody got hit in the shoulder with a tire when he crashed at long beach haha. nothing crazy, definitely a lot [...]
My buddy Gabe who is living down in the Dominican Republic right now scoring good waves and babes made this video from Gymkhana. He didnt really know anything about drifting until we met down in El Salvador last year so I was curious how this video would turn out. I definitely like it and think [...]
Gymkhana 6.66 from driftparty.com on Vimeo. this is my first attempt at editing a video whatsoever. I also need to get a larger memory card, I always end up with 3 hours of footage of my car parked with the camera aimed at some grass from forgetting to turn it off, and run out of [...]
Ken Block:Hey Matt Me: Hi Im Matt. errrr. Friday was practice and qualifying, I didn’t really know how to go fast in a non-drift way so I just drifted the majority of the course. It was pretty fun, my favorite part was the donut in the box around the middle of the course next to [...]
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Halloweenie replay from driftparty.com on Vimeo.
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Matt Powers| Irwindale| Team NFS from Mark Lenardon on Vimeo.
ooooooh WDS China again, fuck youuuuuuuuuu. We returned from China less than 24 hours before Irwindale started so I tried to take it easy out there so I could bring the heat at Irwindale. For the competition I ended up driving the FC. I never liked that car because it has no angle, but it [...]
Matt Powers in Wine Country from Mark Lenardon on Vimeo.
first top 16 of the year! Sonoma was a big challenge to get to, the day that I was supposed to leave was when my driveshaft came in, hooked it all up to discover that the transmission was stuck in reverse. In an act of desperation I ended up cutting the transmission tunnel out to [...]