Welcome to the official GReddy USA blog. -Think of this as our online weekly "GReddy Times," a venue for us to report what's going on or what just happened at GReddy USA this week (new products, new projects, racing news, even online store specials.) On our blog you can see what we are up to in the GReddy Sales floor, R&D garage, on the road or even from our Headquarters in Japan.

Thursday, October 29, 2015

GReddy preparing for the 2015 SEMA Show


SEMA Show - Nov. 3rd - 6th, 2015 
GReddy Performance Products
Booth #34271 - Upper South Hall

Hashtag #GReddy34271


GReddy Display Vehicles
  • GReddy Performance x Hankook Tire x Scion Racing FR-S
       - Mackin Industries / Rays - Booth #22913 (Center Hall)
  • Sung Kang (Han from the Fast and Furious series) Fugu Z
       - Driving Line - Booth #61043 (outside South Hall)
  • LexusTuned GSF / LexusTuned RCF
       - Lexus Booth #21601
  • Import Fest FD3S RX-7 - Feature Vehicle
  • Neo Sunny S14 - Feature Vehicle
  • Coco Zurita CZGTR77 - GT-R - TBA

Catch up with the Sung Kang's Fugu Z build via the Z Dream documentury series:

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Ken Gushi and GReddy Racing finish 2nd in the Finale for 2nd in the Championship.

Ken Gushi and the GReddy Performance X Hankook Tire X Scion Racing FR-S advanced to the finals for a 2nd place in the Irwindale Speedway, Rd.7 finale to secure 2nd overall in the 2015 Formula Drift Pro Championships. (with 433pts.) just behind Scion Racing / Hankook Tire teammate Frederic Aasbo.
 

The 1-2 Scion Racing Championship finish also contributed to Scion's 2nd consecutive Formula Drift Manufacturer's Cup title and Hankook Tire's 3rd consecutive Formula Drift Tire Manufacture's Cup title.


While receiving his 2nd place overall Cup for the 2015 season at the  the Formula Drift post season award banquet, Ken also was also awarded the Spirit of Drifting Award by his peers.  GReddy Team leader Kenji Sumino, was awarded Team Manager of the Year Award and team member, Nate Taskon received the Crew Member of the Year Award to finish off the 2015 Formula D season.

2015 saw the GReddy Team gain 4 podiums with 2 finals and 2 Top Qualifiers.

For more on the hard fought battles of the Formula Drift season finale at the "House of Drift" Irwindale Speedway, stay tuned for another blog post coming soon...


Congratulations to FDIRW event winners:
   1st Fredric Aasbo, 2nd Ken Gushi and 3rd Forrest Wang  


And 2015 Series Champions:
   1st Fredric Aasbo, 2nd Ken Gushi and 3rd Chris Forsberg 


 technical partners
 
Ray's  | KW Suspension | 
Garrett |  Rocket BunnySupertechTRUST  |  Wisefab




The FuguZ - 2015 GReddy SEMA Show Special Project

This year the GReddy Team is working on a very special project with Sung Kang (Han from the Fast and Furious Movie Series).  Named, the Fugu Z, this 1973 Datsun 240Z project will be displayed at the 2015 SEMA Show in Las Vegas from Nov. 2nd - 6th.


Checkout the Z Dream Teaser below...
For the full first episode see the GReddy Racing Facebook page:
    https://www.facebook.com/GReddyRacing/posts/1225454807481391
video

Z Dream is a 5part online series documenting the build of Sung Kang's Fugu Z.  Stay tuned for more updates...


Friday, October 2, 2015

Formula Drift Finals at the House of Drift

Ken Gushi and the GReddy Performance X Hankook Tire X Scion Racing FR-S go into the 2015 Formula Drift Series Finale in 2nd place... Cheer on the GReddy Team by watching the Livestream: http://www.formulad.com/live

Also look out for the Launch of the Boost Brigade by GReddy - GPP! 
     Instagram: @Boost_Brigade  https://instagram.com/boost_brigade 
     Facebook: BoostBrigade https://www.facebook.com/BoostBrigade 
http://www.formulad.com/live
Formula Drift - Rd. 7 Finale
Irwindale Speedway, CA
Oct. 9 - 10
#FDIRW

  Driven 2 Drift - Episode 7