Entries open online for inaugural FIA Intercontinental Drifting Cup

07.07.17

The event will be the first ever international FIA-sanctioned drifting competition, and will be held at Odaiba, Tokyo, on 30 September – 1 October 2017

FIA, Intercontinental Drifting Cup, FIA IDC, Motor sport

The FIA Intercontinental Drifting Cup has today, 7 July, opened its online application process for entries. The event will be the first ever international FIA-sanctioned drifting competition, and will be held at Odaiba, Tokyo, on 30 September – 1 October 2017. It has already generated a huge amount of interest since it was launched at the 2017 FIA Sport Conference in Geneva.

Entries should be made via the official event website - www.fiadriftingcup.com

The deadline for entries will be 31 July 12:00(CET), after which time, a selection committee will review the applications and the entry list for the event will then be published.

Conditions for entry are as follows:

Terms

  • Drivers will be evaluated by the FIA, and detailed information on past achievements may be requested
  • Priority will be given to those having achieved third place or higher in a national drift series
  • Once the applications process has closed, a selection committee will decide the successful candidates
  • Drivers must have international driver license of at least D1 (FIA license {FIA I.S.C. -Appendix-L art.2.7}) issued by an ASN
  • The cars must conform to the latest FIA safety guidelines. Technical and sporting regulations for the FIA IDC will be released on 15 July, subject to approval of the World Motor Sport Council

*Candidates will be contacted directly by the promoter regarding their applications. Contact does not guarantee entry to the FIA IDC.

Entrant Expense

  • Entry fee: 2,500 USD/1 Car
  • Accommodation Fee: 3,500 USD/1 Team (3 Crews including drivers)
    Includes hotels (4 nights), lunch meals at venue (4 days), domestic transportation by bus in Japan. Extra personnel will incur additional fee. Please inquire for further details.
  • International travel costs of personnel will be at the expense of the entrant.

Promoter Subsidy

  • Sea shipping costs for the car equipment will be covered by the promoter according to the organization rules.
    *Depending on the country of origin, sufficient time will need to be given to ensure arrival at the destination point

Deadline

15 July 12:00(CET)

■Contact Us:[email protected]
■Official Web Site:www.fiadriftingcup.com

Event details

Competition Name: FIA Intercontinental Drifting Cup
Date: 30 September – 1 October 2017
Place: Daiba, Tokyo
Information: The first international FIA drifting competition
Governing body: FIA
Promotor: SUNPROS (D1 Grandprix Promotor)

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Media Contact:

Kanae Fukushima
FIA Intercontinental Drifting Cup Media Officer
[email protected]