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The past weekend saw the Drift Masters European Championship 2018 kick off in true style. In front of a 10,000 strong crowd of drift super fans, and watched worldwide by more than a million online viewers. The DMEC is the place to be, and setting the bar for international drifting. History was about to be made in the Kazimierz Górski Stadium.

The event got underway Thursday with a full day of practice on the fast paced yet technical track. It was clear at this point that the best from Europe had brought their A game. The grid was full of high horsepower and adrenalin. Friday saw another full day of practice, before getting into the qualification stage. With 52 drivers and only 32 spots in the main event, the heat was on. Baggsy, armed with his Nissan S13 LS3 V8 would lay down two solid runs placing him in 14th position with a score of 82.3. New Acorn Insurance Motorsport teammate, Nigel Colfer took the 7th spot behind the wheel of his 2JZ powered S13 with a score of 85.3. Read More »


The time has come to officially announce that Baggsy will be competing in the full season of the Drift Masters European Championship 2018. The championship kicks off this weekend on the 8th and 9th of June in Poland. With a host of international drivers on the grid and 6 rounds across Europe, it’s going to be one hell of a season. Read More »

The past weekend saw Baggsy return to Padborg Park in Denmark for another installment of DHB Show. Danmarks Hurtigste Bil or Denmark’s Fastest Car combines Show Cars, Drifting, Drag Racing, Live Music, Burnout Pit, Monster Energy MX Challenge and more. It’s the biggest car event on the Danish calendar, with over 15,000 people in attendance. It truly is a petrolheads dream and it never disappoints!

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This past weekend saw the launch of Speedmachine Festival at Silverstone. Silverstone is the new home of the British round of World Rallycross, and Speedmachine Festival brings together a whole host of automotive awesomeness.

It was a full operation for Baggsy and the team, with a full rig setup for the weekend. The rig would house fellow Monster Energy team mates Luke Woodham and Rick Van Goethem, with Driftworks driver Tessa Whittock. Plus a special appearance from the guys of Black L’Amour Barbers giving out fresh trims to the Speedmachine crowds. Read More »

The 2018 competition season kicked off for Baggsy this past weekend with Round One of the Irish Drift Championship. An action packed motorsport weekend of Drifting and Rallycross all hosted at Mondello Park in Ireland.

Baggsy’s #S13V8 only returned from China two weeks ago, but the team at SB Motorsport had been hard at work making some changes to the car ready for IDC. Read More »

Last weekend saw 2018 kick of with the annual Autosport International Show in Birmingham at the NEC. The #LSXR35, fresh from Essen Motor Show took pride of place on the Sunoco UK booth. The four day show is the epicenter of the UK automotive industry. With 80+ thousand people in attendance, it’s the place to find all of the latest automotive innovation and products.

Also being unveiled at Autosport, on the British Drift Championship booth was the new BTN Performance #TrackWeapon S14a. A joint project between BTN Performance and SB Motorsport see’s Baggsy’s old #StreetWeapon receive an overhaul for the 2018 season.

In other news, Baggsy is very excited to announce his new partnership with HEL Performance brake lines for 2018. HEL Performance offers a full range of premium stainless steel brake line kits and accessories for both the automotive and motorcycle industries. They machine all their mainline stainless steel brake line fittings in-house – The only performance brake hose company in the UK that does this. They put all their products through their paces on track – research and development at its finest. A lot of companies don’t have full confidence in their own products. HEL Performance does. Read More »

It marks the end of the season every year, and is one of the craziest events on the calendar for Baggsy. Monza Rally Show once again took over the Autodromo Nazionale Monza circuit, for a three days packed of rally action.

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It’s been 12 months since the last instalment of Gymkhana Grid took over the streets of Marathon, Greece. And this year would have to be something special to top the 2016 madness. Taking over Carnival City in Johannesburg, South Africa, the line up of AWD and RWD superstars truly made an impact.

The four day mayhem fuelled event kicked off with the Press and VIP day. With media from all over the globe in attendance, the day was all about the drivers introducing themselves and Gymkhana to the worlds press. And to top it off, an afternoon of passenger rides on the Gymkhana Grid course itself. Read More »

Last weekend saw Baggsy take his last trip to the USA for 2017. Underneath the scorching desert sun of Phoenix, Arizona, Baggsy would lay down the smoke one final time at the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. Joined by fellow Monster athletes Brian Deegan, Hailie Deegan and the Ives Brothers.

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SEMA Show is the premier automotive specialty products trade event in the world. The annual show is held at the Las Vegas Convention Centre and draws the industry’s brightest minds and hottest products to one place. In addition, the SEMA Show provides attendees with educational seminars, product demonstrations, special events, networking opportunities and more. The 2017 SEMA Show drew more than 70,000 domestic and international buyers.

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