Team Hyundai Formula Drift Recap -- Round One Long Beach, CA
Team Hyundai showed up to the Streets of Long Beach with the 2013 Genesis Coupe Drift Car and driver Rhys "Mad Skilz" Millen. The all-new 2013 Genesis Coupe Drift Car performed well, putting down some solid runs with 650HP and 650 lb-ft torque. After placing 2nd in qualifying, Hyundai and Rhys Millen Racing were victorious in the top 32 battle vs. Nice D'Alessio. We would proceed to battle the 2011 D1 Japan Champion Daigo Saito in the top 16. After a solid first run, driver Rhys Millen ended up spinning-out on the final corner of the second heat handing Daigo Saito the win. In the overall standings we're 6th place with 64 points. This year we're in the hunt for the championship, and will continue our quest for a podium finish. Stay tuned for more action and race recaps as we document the season and share with the fans. Formula DRIFT Round 1: Long Beach Location: Long Beach, CA Date: April 7, 2012 Vehicle Specs & Information: Make: Hyundai Model: 2013 Genesis Coupe Engine: Lambda Turbo V6 (BC Stroked 4.1L retaining 85% of factory engine components) Horsepower/Torque: 650/650 Tires: Hankook Suspension: KW Coilovers Brakes: Brembo Wheels: Enkei To learn more about Hyundai and the Genesis coupe visit www.Hyundai.com.