2018 DRIFT GP CALENDAR REVEALED
For Immediate Release
2018 will see an all new look to the season with the series reaching all corners of Europe from east to west and even reaching into Africa/Asia for the first time.
The 2018 season will begin in Catalunya, with Barcelona forming the opening round of the championship at the World famous Circuit De Catalunya outside Barcelona (April 13-14th). The teams will then drop south to our first stop in North Africa at Marrakesh Grand Prix Street circuit (April 27-28th). Drift GP Portugal will happen a week later on May 4-5th.
We return to the UK for the very first stadium event gets converted into a motorsport entertainment arena (June 16-17th ) followed by a return to Tours Speedway for the French Drift GP alongside the Nascar Whelan series (June 29-30th)
For the third year running we return to Germany at Europe’s biggest Japanese tuning show, Reisbrennen (August 3-4th) at the Lausitzring and then, shortly after that, all the teams take a short trip across the Black Sea to Tbisili Street circuit which is shaping up to be our biggest ever event to date, with the whole Georgian state embracing this International Drift event on the streets of the city centre Tbisili.
With 1 Stadium event, 3 street circuits and 5 city centre events this season, we will bring the events back to the fans in urban locations, truly showcasing the sport to fans across Europe.
Round 1-Spanish Drift GP – Barcelona – Circuit De Catalunya April 13-14th
Round 2-Morocan Drift GP – Marrakech Street Circuit April 27-28th
Round 3-Portuguese Drift GP – Porto City Centre May 4-5th
Round 4-British Drift GP – Stadium Event June 15-16th
Round 5-French Drift GP – Tours Speedway June 29-30th
Round 6-German Drift GP – Eurospeedway Lausitz Germany August 3-4th
Round 7 Georgian Drift GP – Tbilisi Street Circuit September 1st-2nd
*Dates Subject to Confirmation
*Round’s 2-7 will run late evening/Night events on Saturdays to take advantage of our Global Live Broadcast distribution making sure fans get access to the action.
Over the coming weeks we will be making many exciting new announcements including; 2018 partners, event/format restructures, rule changes and mainstream media shifts. Plus, the new driver line up for the #DGP2018 – bringing a welcome change to the entertainment of European drifting.