The self-discipline first appeared on the FIA Motorsport Games in Vallelunga on the finish of 2019, an indication that the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile was lastly taking drifting critically. This March 8, a brand new step is taken with the creation of the FIA Intercontinental Drifting Cup 2021.
The competitors is born thanks to a name for tenders gained by Russian Drift Series (RDS) LLC for a interval of three years (2021 to 2023). The worldwide assembly shall be held this 12 months in Riga, on the Biķernieki Sport Complex in Latvia, from June 11 to 13, 2021.
“We are assured in RDS’s skill to elevate this occasion to the rank of the world’s premier Drifting competitors, explains Akira Iida, President of the FIA Drifting Commission. Riga is a superb alternative to begin this journey and the organizing workforce has repeatedly demonstrated its skill to provide a few of the greatest Drifting occasions on the earth. “
The Russian Drift Series Grand Prix has turn out to be through the years one of many principal drifting championships on the earth, behind the primary nation on this board sport, Japan. But the attraction for this self-discipline is simply rising, as confirmed by Dmitry Dobrovolskiy, CEO of RDS. “Lately we have now seen a rising curiosity in Drifting within the United States, Europe, Japan and Russia. One of our priorities for the following three years is to use the IDC FIA to unfold the game much more broadly and to conquer new markets. “