TBTM x Formula Drift (St. Louis 2018)

After a high tempered event in Atlanta back in May, our priority as a team was to eliminate all potential failures on Crick's competition car before entering Round 2 of Formula Drift PRO2 in St. Louis. This meant we had to test as many times as we could at Sonoma Raceway as well as find any other local to semi-local locations holding drifting events. Luckily for us we were contacted by our friend Caleb Quanbeck to attend his 'Shotgun Bash' in Oregon alongside a local familiar face here in the.....

POSTED ON :October 29th, 2018 1:19 PM


Bash to the Future VI – Elijah Wright

What is the first event you look forward to attending when the season starts? Is there one that you just HAVE to drive in or spectate? For Elijah Wright his full attention goes to traveling up north to Eagle Point, OR where Medford Cruise & Drift Evolution have been hosting the drift event dubbed; Bash to the Future.     2018 marks the sixth year of this event, and it has only grown since day 1. I remember the 1st year of Bash; Joe and Crick took home the top spot for team.....

POSTED ON :July 3rd, 2018 6:42 PM


Nexen Tire USA Formula Drift Partnership

In 2017, Formula Drift was being directed by Hankook, Achilles, Nexen, Falken, and Nitto for approved tire companies. So you might be asking yourself, 'Why Nexen?" or "How do you know what to go with?". This is an acknowledgment to our newest partner Nexen Tire USA and how we established this partnership.     Time crunching; something we are all far too familiar with. This was an ongoing pattern in 2017, and unfortunately for us, during this time we were cut from our tire partner.....

POSTED ON :June 11th, 2018 7:31 PM


TBTM x Road Atlanta 2018

HOTlanta, The 'A', A-Town, ATL, or whatever you may call it; shows no mercy to this seasons' competitors in Formula Drift...   Day 1: Thursday After spending the week at teammate Crystal Hooks' back acre property and enjoying what Georgia had to offer, it was time to get down to business. The team showed up to Road Atlanta early so that we could setup our pit area plus get Crick on time to the first driver's meeting of the season. As Crick was in his meeting; team members Crystal, Jake,.....

POSTED ON :May 23rd, 2018 7:36 PM


Fitzgerald USA – Semi Casual Show 2018

We are all familiar with the wide variety of shows revolving around the automotive industry, but have you ever heard of a semi truck show? Yeah...neither have we, until Crick's partner Fitzgerald USA invited us to their Semi Casual Truck Show!   The timing was perfect; May 4-5 would be the days for the Semi Casual show, located at Bristol Dragway in Bristol, TN. After the show, we would be able to make our way to Atlanta, GA for the first round of Formula Drift PRO2 that would land on.....

POSTED ON :May 14th, 2018 9:24 AM


Gates Promo: Asphalt to Agriculture

Last season we acknowledged our partnership with Gates Auto; one of the leading manufacturers of application specific fluid power and power transmission solutions.     This season we are grateful to announce that our partnership is continuing, but has kicked off in a slightly different route than expected...We all strive to make whatever we are racing as reliable as possible, but sometimes we seem to forget what gets us there or what pays the bills to get us to our.....

POSTED ON :March 14th, 2018 7:43 PM


Wisefab 2.0 Install w/Crick F. & Faruk K.

Wisefab has been the leader in angle modifications within drifting the last 5 years running, and has only evolved since. Their new 2.0 kit recently hit the shelves and is even more intense than before (which is hard to believe). Here is what 2017 Formula Drift Champion; James Dean has to say about it... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m8IRrcOTFgY   For those that do not know; Faruk Kugay of Formula Drift is one of the USA connects for all of your Wisefab needs. Faruk also assists.....

POSTED ON :March 4th, 2018 9:46 AM


Photographer Spotlight: Jessica Miller

Just because the season ended doesn't mean content has to stop right? We are on the third installment of our Photographer Spotlight acknowledgments; this time we are putting our focus on Jessica Miller!   Jessica is one of the many photographers that found their way to the Sonoma Drift paddock, and has been attracted to the sounds of high revving engines and billowing clouds or tire smoke. We had the opportunity to sit down with Jessica to find out just who she was outside of this race.....

POSTED ON :January 24th, 2018 6:56 PM


TBTM partners with Fuel Injector Connection for 2018

About a month ago, Robert Ljuba leaked a little teaser about a new partner joining the TBTM family so without further adieu we'd like to introduce Fuel Injector Connection as a partner for Crick Filippi and his 2018 Formula Drift PRO2 season.     Crick was introduced to FIC (Fuel Injector Connection) last season after being referred by our tuner; Nick Newton of Newtech Performance in Hayward, CA. We sent over Crick's OEM LS Deka injectors to get resized to 72lb to fuel our.....

POSTED ON :January 10th, 2018 6:53 PM


Winter Jam 2017

354 registered drivers, capped media personnel locked in at 80, and a crowd attendance that could rival INDY; this is what makes Winter Jam at Sonoma Raceway the largest drifting event in the country and potentially in the world from a drivers registration standpoint! Each year this event grows more in every aspect. Between 2016 and 17' our registered drivers increased by over 100, and having been around and involved since the beginning of this event; it is rewarding to see the lengths people.....

POSTED ON :December 26th, 2017 8:19 PM