Super Street Network

Due to the EU’s Global Data Protection Regulation, our website is currently unavailable to visitors from most European countries. We apologize for this inconvenience and encourage you to visit for the latest on new cars, car reviews and news, concept cars and auto show coverage, awards and much more.MOTORTREND.COM
 |   |   |  Turn 14 Re-Ups With Dai Yoshihara for 2016
Subscribe to the Free

Turn 14 Re-Ups With Dai Yoshihara for 2016

Performance parts distributor extends title sponsorship of the 2011 champion’s Formula D program.

Mar 2, 2016

Formula DRIFT (FD) followers and fans of 2011 series champion Daijiro Yoshihara likely know that Turn 14 (T14) Distribution have been longtime backers of the Japanese driver’s pro drifting program, jumping on board four years ago. Today news surfaced that T14 is continuing the partnership for the 2016 FD season, signing on again as title sponsor of Yoshihara and his Subaru BRZ.

Dai yoshihara subaru brz formula d long beach 2015 055 Photo 2/9   |   Dai Yoshihara Subaru Brz Formula D Long Beach 2015 055

"We are pleased to continue and extend our relationship with Dai, as well as drifting and the Formula D series,” said Daryl Sampson, Turn 14 Distribution’s Director of Marketing. “Dai is a proven winner, champion, and one of the sport’s most popular drivers.”

Like last year, Dai’s BRZ will rock a Turn 14 branded livery; the Subaru also features a custom-built 7.8-liter turbocharged LS engine, boasting well over 950 rear-wheel horsepower on tap. Since 2004, Yoshihara has finished in the top ten nine times, including his championship run in 2011.

The eight-race Formula D schedule kicks off April 8 and 9 with the Streets of Long Beach event in California, and traverses North America with stops in Georgia, Florida, New Jersey, Montreal, Washington, and Texas before concluding at the legendary House of Drift, Irwindale Speedway, in California in October.

Formula d dai yoshihara BRZ Photo 9/9   |   Formula D Dai Yoshihara BRZ
Bob Hernandez
806 Articles



There is no denying Seiji Ookawara's Nissan Silvia is a head-turner. It's extremely low, it's extremely wide, and has a ludicrous amount of negative camber that screams for attention.
David IshikawaSep 19, 2019
On U.S. newsstands: Super Street's annual Nissan Issue! With all the sick S’s – Skyline, S30, Silvia, Stagea, and more!
Bob HernandezSep 18, 2019
Meet Mark Wang and not his first, or second, but his third R34 GT-R—a machine that, unlike his first two Skylines, is a race-bred Japanese monster.
Micah WrightSep 18, 2019
One of our favorite episodes of Top Gear involves the crew heading to Japan where Clarkson jumps behind the wheel of a R35 while Mays and Hammond stumble their way through the country via Bullet Train.
Super Street StaffSep 17, 2019
At a Suzuka Speedway press conference, Super GT and Toyota Gazoo Racing finally pulled back the shroud on the GT500-Class A90 Supra competition machine.
bhernandezSep 11, 2019
Sponsored Links