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new blog you should check out: driftMechaniks by kOOpA
July 14, 2009, 9:11 am
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our friends in atlanta got a new blog rollin’, click the pic to check it out!
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so many heros! by kOOpA
May 10, 2009, 12:47 am
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i officially love joon maeng! this dude got FULL lock angle AT ALL TIMES! and i’ve already loved justin pawlak for a while, this was like a dream come true!


video by domi’s brother, andrey

i’ll post a few more videos of just raw footage, but i’m gonna take a lot of it and make some edited videos too. sooooo much more to come! tomorrow is the southeast drift event at turner field, so wish us luck!



welcome back @ nashville superspeedway by sara by kOOpA
April 14, 2009, 10:07 am
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jarrod’s girlfriend, sara, was able to come along with us to the event, and as you’re about to see, she does not mess around in the picture takin’ game.

i thought it’d be appropriate to show jarrod killin’ some tires first. i’m stoked to see his new s14 gettin’ down this year!
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and here he is gettin’ in some tandem time with mr. dan
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dangerdan, puttin’ on a good show, as always
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and here i am, desperately trying to keep up with him
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for running in a tandem group all day, i sure did do a lot of solo runs. i didn’t mind too much, though.
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but nothing’s as fun as tandem with your friends!
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3 cf cars drifting together for the first time!
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tyler, of team rowdy again, killing tires, and babies
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aaron baird was KILLIN’ IT!
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jerry from traction optional was throwing all kinds of smoke around on the track!
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rowdy tandem! shawn and patrick gettin’ it done, sick!
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moar rowdy tandem, here’s struka and shawn.
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and struka, doin’ his solo thang.
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now! on to what cf does best! hardparking!
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aaron and jarrod found out that they had the same paint, cuuuuute!
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you can view sara’s full gallery here

thanks a lot, sarah!



metcalf coyote – kansas city vidja by kOOpA
April 9, 2009, 10:59 am
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just a few dudes from kc hittin’ the skreetz!


video by david martin of metcalf coyote

disclaimer: control freaks does not condone street drifting, all our street drifting footage is merely elaborate photoshop work. if you drift on the streets, you WILL DIE first thing, every time.



welcome back @ nashville superspeedway vs. avant guard by kOOpA
April 7, 2009, 1:23 pm
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this post’s contributers are our friends from atlanta, alex and mike of avant guard. they made it up to the nashville event, and took some awesome pictures throughout the day. check ’em out!

if you’re been looking at our posts, you should know by now that this is struka of team rowdy!
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here’s struka and jerry of traction optional, a tennessee drift community.
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tyler’s car again, soooo sick! who needs fenders?
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here’s jarrod, still lookin’ good!
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here’s shawn, man, he was just killin’ it all day!
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and here he is again, drifting with his dad. how cool is that?
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here’s howard going solo
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mr. alex was lookin’ DAMN good in the s13!
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two dudes who haven’t been on our blog before. this is jeremy sharer and ranzo, both from tennessee. jeremy just started drifting last year, and ranzo’s been at it for quite some time.
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patrick was running marlow’s hachi around like craaaaazy! super fast!
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here he is again following shawn.
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i must only get good angle a little bit of the time, at least that’s what the pictures show, lol!
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here i am, running away from shawn. my car’s in the middle of a transfer.. d’oh!
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aaron baird, at it again! godDAMN that car looks GOOD!
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this is andrewC of traction optional, i absolutely loved his 180.
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here’s the dude who makes it all happen, marcos, godfather of southeast drift
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ron, catchin’ some shade between runs.
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hide your daughters, cuuuuz these guys are creepy.
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patrick and shawn, chillin’.
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that’s it for avant guard coverage!

believe it or not, there’s still LOTS more to come on this event!

check out alex’s full gallery here



welcome back @ nashville superspeedway by asuka by kOOpA
April 7, 2009, 8:32 am
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more pictures! this time by asuka!

j-rod doin’ what he does best… in.. in a car.. which… is drifting.. jarrod drifting!
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dangerdan puttin’ down some smoke.. that’s cool.. i guess.. who needs smoke anyway?
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here i am, i think i was trying to drift here?
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me and dangerdan doin’ tandem! swoooooot!
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this challenger was pretty rad, i believe howard was driving it here.
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that’s it for the action shots, now on to more leisurely ones.

waiting in the staging lanes.
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myself, mike, erin, domi, chillin’.
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this is erin, dan’s sister, the loudest girl in all st. louis. i always frantically turn down my phone’s volume when she calls..
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sarah, jarrod’s girlfriend, getting her mack on ron, dan’s cardboard cutout sidekick. jarrod can’t tell if he’s turned on, or REALLY turned on!
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the elusive domi, it’s really hard to get a shot where he’s lookin’ at the camera. i’m kind of suspicious that he’s hiding from the bulgarian mafia.
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cool helmet shot!
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asuka holdin’ my car up, the chick works out a lot!
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that’s it for asuka’s stuff, check back in later for more coverage from more people!



welcome back @ nashville superspeedway – round 1 by kOOpA
April 6, 2009, 9:41 am
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this will be the first of probably a few posts on this past weekend’s nashville event. we had a super rad time, and we even did our first team tandem! video of that coming soon! for now, check out the pics!

here’s a couple of tyler from team rowdy
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howard was killing it, as usual
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dangerdan had a very busy event, he ended up having to remove his diff and sealing it with rtv because it was leaking so bad. not to mention he had just installed his new welded diff the night before in our hotel parking lot.
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this was jarrod’s first event in quite a while, and he got right to it! super-smooth sliding first thing, he doesn’t mess around!
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team rowdy’s struka was lookin’ as good as ever, putting down a pretty good amount of smoke throughout the day.
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shawn, also of team rowdy, puttin’ it down! i got a couple tandem runs in with him, good times!
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here’s tennessee’s own aaron baird! his car is hotnessssss!
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and finally, the weakest car in the land! my miata.
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