Takahiro Ueno and VERTEX-USA at Grange!
Yes! Another highly anticipated drift event at Grange! This time as a birthday celebration of none other than Mr. Vertex himself, Takahiro Ueno. This was a very well organized event with classes assigned based on driver skill set and ranged from beginner, intermediate, to advanced. There were so many local guys all coming together for a good time. Everyone walking and driving with a smile on their faces. These kind of events are the ones we like attending. I think I speak for everyone when I say we are super grateful for someone like VERTEX-USA and Mr. Ueno for putting together a event for the local grassroots level drivers.
These two little Hachirokus were driving oh so skillfully. They would tandem together regularly full throttle; was exciting to watch.
A real clean Altezza that got really sideways. Taillights on this thing are awesome.
Not only did JimmyUP have a small booth with merchandise for sale, but also had Mikey getting slideways at the event.
Martin was just absolutely killing it that day. And definitely got the attention of Ueno.
The big purple automatic drift machine!
Always nice seeing Gary at local events like this one. Has gotten the attention of many with his clean coupe and the rest of his Autofactory Realize Team.
Mr. Max Leal is a super cool cat. We got to ride with him whipping his wagon around in style. Super skillful and super kind. Thank you for the ride along man. Was amazing!
Deep’s Garage showed up with the awesome KA-T powered S13. Watching him tandem with the others was great. Super fast, low , and loud.
This guy and Martin in his black S14 were super consistent whether running alone or during tandems.
Yes. John rips. HARD. Pleasure meeting and watching you slide 🙂
Max getting down and dirty.
Although it was all for fun there was a competition that actually took place and there was a winner for each class. Winners were drivers that caught Ueno’s attention with a skillful success rate around the first couple turning transitions. Here are some of the winners!
I remember when Dillon would just tag along with our old friend Eric simply interested in everyone’s cars. Now he is a super skillful driver. Great job buddy. (IG:dillondet)
The Levin owner that could! This guy made us wish we had an 86. Good job man. (IG:ziptiesncoffee)
And of course Martin got recognized for some amazing driving. Great job man congrats. (martin_spec)
And for those who love watching some nice little edits check this one out 😉
An awesome day with awesome people. Stay tuned for some more amazing events like this one and more projects Mr. Ueno and VERTEX-USA has in store for us.