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Formula Drift Canada Demo at Driven 2015 Winnipeg

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As part of the Driven 2015 tour in Winnipeg, Formula Drift Canada came out to put on a spectacular drift demo for all of those in attendance. Ben Woo, VP of Formula Drift Canada put on a great demonstration of the sport by going over the basic rules, explained how drifting is judged and went over the main techniques that drivers use to drift their vehicles. Drivers put on solo, tandem as well as triple drifts burying the fans and the venue under a thick wall of tire smoke. Based on how loud the crowd got at some points, it is safe to say they loved it.

We captured a few shots of the event which you can check out in the gallery!

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Revwerks Autocross #3 at Crossiron Mills

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This past weekend Revwerks held their third autocross/drifting event at the Crossiron Mills parking lot. Dozens of enthusiasts from the Calgary area came out to get some of that need for speed out of their system while the more seasoned autocrossers tweaked their cars throughout the day to shave a few more tenths of a second off their times. If you have not been to one of these events and are interested, registration is normally $100 for the day and that includes refreshments and hot food (hotdogs and burgers).

If you just wanted to go and watch, there is no charge for spectators so come on down and check it out before you do some shopping. Here are a few pictures from the last event:

Photo Credit: Kenny Chan

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More pictures and Gallery after the jump


July 20th Lapping and Track Day

Spec-D and Revwerks will be hosting their 3rd collaboration track and drift day tomorrow on July 20th, 2010 at Race City Motorsports Park. There’s still space available, so whether you’re a drifter or a lapper, get your cars out there and tear it up! If you’re just getting into drifting and not comfortable with drifting on the roadcourse, you can start your practice on the oval and move on to the roadcourse once you get the hang of it. For the Beyond photogs, media passes are available if you want to shoot some pics and videos of the action.

You can get all the details right here. Thanks ercchry for setting it up!


May 17th – Spec-D and Revwerks’ First Practice

This year Spec-D and Revwerks have teamed up to bring you affordable road course time!

This will be open to all cars and the participants will be able to either lap their cars or drift them. you can pre-register for $80 (a $40 deposit is required and can be made on the website) till May 10th. The drop-in rate after the 10th will be $120 and will have to be paid at the gate, if there is still room.

Drifting and lapping will not be mixed, they will be separate groups.

Where to make deposits and more info can be found here:
http://www.spec-d.ca/p/calgary-practices.html

Check out Beyond’s forums for the discussion thread on the first practice:
http://forums.beyond.ca/st/332127/may-17th-spec-d-and-revwerks-first-collaboration-night/

Spectators are welcome and are $10 at the gate.

If you have any other questions please feel free to email Eric at [email protected]


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Forum Weekly Review August 9

In this weekly segment, we cover the top discussions going on in the car forums. These threads may be the most recent hot topics, or epic threads that we just wanted to dig up and feature.

If you have a suggestion for a thread to be included on the forum weekly review, e-mail it to info@beyond.ca. If you have not joined our forums, register today its free!

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Chinese people are always superstitious, and it is no surprise that yesterday on August 8, 2008 the number of weddings surged around the world. How many of you attended weddings yesterday? In Beijing, more than 16,000 marriage licenses were processed on August 8th alone!

2008 Beijing Olympics Mega Thread
The Olympics started yesterday, so of course I’m going to have to include this thread in the weekly review. The theme of the Beijing Olympics is “One World, One Dream”. Be sure to catch the re-run of the opening ceremony, its believed to be one of the most epic openings ever with the largest TV audience in history.

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A discussion on workplace dress code involving, flip flops! A forum member asks if flip flops in the office is acceptable for guys? Both sides weigh in on the matter with some providing a firm NO to the question while others say its perfectly fine. Obviously, if you’re in any customer service role you aren’t going to get away with wearing flip flops, but what if you sit at your desk all day and don’t have to deal with other people?


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