Joining NASCAR, Indy, off road and Mustangs in this season's HD racing schedule is a brand new series focused on drift racing. Rush HD premieres Drift Style tonight at 8:30 p.m. on the Voom HD network. If you're (still) not familiar with the sport, its a competition mixing speed with style as drivers take their heavily customized street cars around the track. We're glad to see more new original content on Voom, for more info on this weekly series check the full PR after the break.
Drift Style, Formula Drift racing series premieres in High-Def
Wednesday on RUSH HD
This brand new series on Rush HD highlights the 2007 season of the
"Formula Drift" racing series, the hard-charging drivers in the
competition, and the sport's lively fan base. In the "drift" style of
racing, drivers race head-to-head and literally screech around tracks.
The winners are chosen based on line, speed, angle and overall style.
In Formula Drift, the only things more colorful than the souped-up
cars are the drivers behind the wheels. RUSH HD is the nation's
first-ever high-definition channel dedicated to showcasing the
adrenaline junkies of racing and adventure sports.
US Premiere – Episode 1: The Launch in Long Beach TV-PG
Premieres Wednesday, April 9th at 8:30pm ET/9:30pm PT/7:30C
A fresh breed of motorsport – which looks a lot like car-controlled
chaos – is burning up tracks across the United States. Competing in
head-to-head heats, drivers in Long Beach, California, kick off the
7-stop Formula Drift Series.
US Premiere – Episode 2: Hot Asphalt – Tough Tracks TV-PG
Premieres Wednesday, April 16th at 8:30pm ET/9:30pm PT/7:30C
Formula Drift heads south for two stops, which leave both cars and
drivers broken: under the lights in Atlanta, Georgia; and Summit
Point, West Virginia, where a hot race on a hot day keeps the title
US Premiere – Episode 3: The Turning Point TV-PG
Premieres Wednesday, April 23rd at 8:30pm ET/9:30pm PT/7:30C
At Evergreen Speedway just outside of Seattle, Washington, Tanner
Foust tries to protect his overall series lead while young charger
Vaughn Gittin, Jr. and the speedy Dai Yoshihara prove indestructible.
US Premiere – Episode 4: Sideways in Sonoma TV-PG
Premieres Wednesday, April 30th at 8:30pm ET/9:30pm PT/7:30C
Formula Drift remains hyper-competitive as Tyler McQuarrie unveils a
new weapon on his home track of Sonoma, California. Can overall points
leader Tanner Foust fend off a Porsche GT-2?