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Newegg Automotive Update: Michael Essa Upgrades his BMW for the Next Round of Formula DRIFT

After winning the 2013 Formula DRIFT Championship Series, Michael Essa knew it would be difficult to repeat the same result again this year. As the series embarks into the fifth round, it’s clear this year’s competition is fiercer than ever, with more skilled drivers behind the wheels of seemingly faster cars. Everyone knows Essa is […]

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Meet Michael Essa, Newegg Automotive’s Formula DRIFT Champion

When Michael Essa was 16 years old, he entered his first autocross race and set the fastest time of the day. Since then, much of his life has been dedicated to studying drivers on and off the track while learning as much as he can about mechanics. The end result was him founding two motorsport […]

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Preview: Round 2 of Formula DRIFT at Road Atlanta

On May 9th and 10th, the second round of the Formula DRIFT championship series will take place at the renowned Road Atlanta racetrack in Braselton, Georgia. The 2.54-mile, 12-turn track first opened in 1970 and has a special place in Formula DRIFT history. Because it was the site of the inaugural Formula DRIFT event in […]

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Newegg Sponsors 2014 Formula DRIFT Livestream and 2013 Champion Michael Essa

Round 1 of the Formula DRIFT Championship Series kicks off today and Newegg will be in the middle of all the action! Not only are we presenting the event’s official livestream, this year we’re also sponsoring 2013 Formula DRIFT Championship winner, Michael Essa. “Newegg is thrilled to sponsor Formula DRIFT’s Livestream broadcast again this year. […]

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