Bakchis in exciting drift racing battle with EBC Bluestuff brake pads image


Bakchis in exciting drift racing battle with EBC Bluestuff brake pads


Odi Bakchis has been racing recently, this time in round 2 Formula Drift in an exciting battle with EBC Bluestuff brake pads. In what was extreme weather conditions during the Championships at Road Atlanta in Braselton, Bakchis practised in dry, hot conditions on the Thursday, qualified in the wind and rain on the Friday evening then raced on the Saturday in mixed weather.


After qualifying 13th Bakchis went on to beat Michael Essa, the 2013 Formula Drift champion in the Top 32 tandem battle. He then went on to race Patrick Mordaunt in the Top 16 event which moved him onto the Great 8 bracket. Bakchis had an exciting battle against Chris Forsbeng that had the spectators cheering for more. Bakchis ended the event in seventh place and as a result of the Top 8 finish during the first two rounds this puts him in an overall 6th place position within the Formula Drift Championships.


Bakchis was racing in his formua drift car, a Nissan 240SX equipped with EBC Bluestuff NDX, a high friction race and sport brake pad material which is ideal to use in drift racing that require as aggressive style of driving.


The next event is scheduled for May 30 – 31st, 2014 in Miami, Florida.


 Types of EBC products ideal for racing are as follows:

EBC Bluestuff Brake Pads are perfect for racing all sorts of cars and automotive sports in general as they are extremely high in friction and made from NDX forumla material that is specifically designed for aggressive driving conditions such as those found on hard surfaced race tracks. When twinned with specific quality aftermarket calipers Bluestuff brake pad NDX formula has the most efficient success rate. Read more about Bluestuff Brake Pads here!

Orangestuff brake pads

New EBC Orangestuff Brake pads now have a longer wear life by up to 40-60% and a much more effective initial bite. Another advantage of these unique brake pads is that they offer better fade resistance on rotors even when the disc temperature are high and the discs glow red. Read more about Orangestuff brake pads!


Yellowstuff – 4000 “R” Series – Full Race Pad
EBC Yellowstuff brake pads are ultra high friction brake pads for race, trackday and street use. Race drivers in particular love it because they are made from an aramid fibre compound. This is ideal for street and track driving as they don’t require a warm up but get even stronger under hard driving.

Read more about EBC Yellowstuff Brake Pads here!


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