With just 4 days to the season opener the 2012 Drift Allstars European series the hype has been building more then ever before. With many previous DRIFT Allstars champions and International champions confirming attendance to the series.
Birmingham speedway although quite small is very much what the series is about bring drifting to urban environments being located just 5 minutes from Birmingham city centre. Bringing drifting to the fans

James Deane is back for 2012 in his newly built team of Falken Tires /Full stop 500hp Mazda RX7.Can James be the very first back to back champion after his 2011 championship win .

Luke Fink one of the biggest names ever to drive in Europe and 2010 Drift Allstars Champion is back with the newly formed Italian Solaris Motorsport Nissan S15 650hp. Fresh of his 2011 Australian Drift Grand Prix championship.

Nigel Colfer second in the championship in 2011 returns in a newly built Marangoni Tire Nissan S13 packing huge horsepower and a new car can Nigel go one more step up the podium.

Walton Smith now in his third year in the JPP Subaru has done more testing and got more traction out of the World famous Subaru.Can Walton take his first win after coming close in 2011.One of the few drivers not to change chassis or undergo a major rebuild..Can this pay off

Dan Chapman returns to the series after a year off in the championship winning team LBD Team now fully backed by Achilles Tires Europe will be a force to be reckoned with in his newly built V8 Nissan PS13. The second most winning driver in points ever in the series can he take his first championship after coming so close before.

Finnish Champion Juha Rintanen in his Monster 750hp Nissan S14 will join team LBD under the Achilles tire banner and will be one of the drivers to watch after his dominance in Scandinavian and eastern European events.

2010 Bristish Drift Champion and Local Driver will be back in the famouS S15 can he back up his 2011 podium at this event?

Add to this Allstar mix many with more national champions and you can see where all the top drivers in Europe are flocking to in 2012….
Alan Sinnot 2011 Irish Champion
Lluis Lopez 2011 Spanish Champion
Brenden Stone 2011 Drift Grand Prix Romania
Phil Morrison 2010 British Champion
Dean Kearney 2009 Irish Champion
Damian Mulvey 2005/2006 British Irish Champion
Ben Broke Smith 2008 British Drift Champion
Todor Dunev Bulgarian Champion
Jacob Hogh Hansen Danish Champion.

With a total of nearly 40 drivers doing battle next weekend to get to the top 16 the championship has never been stronger. Four major tire teams running up to 3-4 car teams show that manufactures now feel the urge to compete against rival brands under the Drift Allstars championship. With media partners confirmed all over the world, print media confirmed and press flying in from all over Europe, unmatched broadcast package going to 500 million people across the globe, the most attended stand alone drift events in Europe and blasting the action live into peoples homes with the very first live-stream for the series may 19th will be a date for many firsts…

Niall Gunn added, “The last 12 months have been a big transition into Europe, and its great to see after all the hard work our package is finally working. With the best drivers, the best teams, capacity attended events of up to 25,000 spectators and unrivalled media coverage being broadcasted/online/live and print european wide. We guarantee 2012 is going to be a break out year for drifting in Europe. The UK events will be a nice kick off to the season but it’s the Irish event and mainland European events, which are going to be a big eye opener for a fans. We can’t wait to bring the whole show on the road and show that the drivers in Europe are some of the best in the world now