As the Formula DRIFT (Formula D) Pro Championship circuit slides into Road Atlanta in Braselton on May 6-7, Nitto Tire U.S.A. Inc. once again will be there, sponsoring an expanded lineup of teams and drivers, showcasing unique cars, memorable personalities and a motorsports experience like no other.
Now in its seventh year as a sponsor of Formula DRIFT, Nitto will back five teams and six drivers in the season’s second event, “Round 2: Road to the Championship (DRIFT Atlanta VIII)” and in five other venues during 2011. All teams and drivers will use Nitto NT05 tires. The NT05 is Nitto’s most aggressive non-competition street tire, created with the performance driving enthusiast in mind. Developed through extensive computer simulation modeling and on-track testing, the NT05 provides precise, responsive handling.
Fans of drifting can find a full schedule of Formula DRIFT events at: ww.formulad.com.