Press Release from:
For Immediate Release
April 3, 2015
Formula DRIFT Announces Gumout Sponsorship for 2015 Season
Long Beach, Calif. - April 3, 2015 - Formula DRIFT presented by GoPro has announced a sponsorship with Gumout for the 2015 Pro Championship season. Gumout to launch, "You Get My Drift," sweepstakes at Round 1: Streets of Long Beach.
"Formula Drift did a really nice job helping us get our program with Vaughn out there to the enormous drift demo and really opened our eyes as to how big drifting has become," said Rusty Waples, General Brand Manager at ITW. "We're all about car culture at Gumout and Black Magic – we want people's cars to run and look their absolute best. So we're going bigger this year to support FD's car scene and are really excited about the partnership and what we can do together."
Gumout supports the 2010 Formula DRIFT champion, Vaughn Gittin, Jr. and will increase their presence on Gittin's Ford Mustang RTR.
"We are proud to add Gumout to the list of partners of the Series," said Ryan Sage, Vice President and Co-Founder of Formula DRIFT. "Their line-up of products helps vehicles perform to their full potential on and off the track."
During Round 1: Streets of Long Beach, Gumout will launch a sweepstakes titled, "You Get My Drift," with a winner to take home a brand new custom 2015 Ford Mustang RTR. For more information on how to enter the contest visit: www.yougetmydrift.com.
Tickets are now available for Round 1: Streets of Long Beach on April 10-11, including reserved seating, 2-day ticket packages, and VIP tickets and can be purchased through www.formuladrift.com, Ticketmaster outlets, and the Long Beach Convention Center box office.
For more information visit: www.formuladrift.com and find Formula DRIFT on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.
For more information contact:
ABOUT FORMULA DRIFT
Entering its twelfth season, Formula DRIFT is recognized as the leading international drifting championship. Established on the streets of Japan, drifting has evolved into a worldwide competitive sport that challenges each driver's driving ability and vehicle control. Formula DRIFT provides a forum for professional drifters to compete nationwide for the coveted Formula DRIFT Championship crown. As the first official series in North America, Formula DRIFT has taken competitive motorsports to the extreme, attracting fans and car enthusiasts from all walks of life and establishes itself as the world-wide leader for the Sport. For a competition schedule and ticket information, visit: www.formuladrift.com.
Since 1945, Gumout has been America's trusted performance additives brand – they have earned this trust by providing high quality products that consumers need to get the most out of every mile. Gumout products have been proven in the lab, on the street and on the track using cutting edge technology that maximizes performance in any type of vehicle.
Formula DRIFT Holdings, LLC | 2161 Gundry Ave | Signal Hill, CA 90755