Despite not qualifying for Top 32, the Essa Autosport team remained in good spirits and the SLP – Street Legal Performance Camaro made it’s debut at Formula Drift Round 1 – Streets of Long Beach. Building a brand new machine in a matter 2 months, meant the team would be making an improvement “to do list”, and undoubtedly be on a steep learning curve from the moment the car lined up for its first run. Essa Autosport 2015 Formula Drift Program Update – 5/1/2015 »
The Essa Autosport team put the final touches on their 2013 SLP – Street Legal Performance Camaro built for the 2015 Formula Drift season, and hit the track to test and tune in preparation for the Streets of Long Beach. In less than 2 months, Essa Autosport took delivery of the Camaro and transformed it into a competitive drift machine that is capable of going head to head with some of the biggest names and strongest builds in professional drifting. Ready…Set…GO – 4/8/2015 »
It’s been a crazy couple of weeks since our last update, but things couldn’t be more exciting here at Essa Autosport. In our last update, we had our 2013 SLP Camaro in pieces, parts and thoughts scattered all over the shop. With a week to go until our date with Formula Drift – Streets of Long Beach, the car is quickly becoming the machine we set out to build with the support of some of the best companies in the automotive business. Essa Autosport 2015 Formula Drift Program Update – 4/3/2015 »
We’ve been busy here at Essa Autosport, and our 2013 SLP Camaro that will debut at the Formula Drift season opener in Long Beach has come a long way. In our first and previous update, we had just pulled the Camaro in for a few shots before the teardown. Fast forward to the present, the car has been stripped and cleaned, caged, and we are starting to piece together what we feel will be a competitive machine for the 2015 season.
Essa Autosport 2015 Formula Drift Program Update – 3/11/2015 »
Essa Autosport is excited to announce a new partnership with SLP (Street Legal Performance) for the 2015 Formula Drift season. Michael Essa will be piloting a 2013 Chevrolet Camaro SS generously provided by SLP, stepping away from the BMW platform the team has popularized in Formula Drift since Essa’s early professional drifting career. Together with SLP and parent company Roush, Essa Autosport will be teaming up with friend Justin Pawlak, making for an interesting Chevy/Ford conglomeration in the Formula Drift paddocks. Essa Autosport Welcomes SLP Camaro To 2015 Formula Drift Program »