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Movers & Shakers: Ryan Sage Announced as Formula DRIFT President

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Ryan Sage
Ryan Sage

Ryan Sage Announced as Formula DRIFT President

Formula DRIFT has announced that Vice President Ryan Sage will assume the role of president of Formula DRIFT Holdings, LLC, as Jim Liaw moves to his new position at Performance Racing Industry (PRI). Liaw will remain a Formula DRIFT board member, focusing on the company’s international and Federation relationships, including the FIA Drifting Commission. Sage, who co-founded Formula DRIFT with Liaw, has served as vice president since 2004.

The 2021 Formula DRIFT season continues on the Streets of Long Beach, September 17–18, for Round 7 of the FD PRO Championship. Both the PRO and Link ECU PROSPEC Championship teams will then converge on the House of Drift—Irwindale Speedway—October 22–23 for the season finale.

VP Racing Fuels Expands With Behrent’s Performance Warehouse

VP Racing Fuels has announced the expansion of its product line with Behrent’s Performance Warehouse in Florida, New York. Customers may now purchase an expanded selection of VP Racing Fuels, including several grades of motor oils and lubricants, through Behrent’s Performance Warehouse at 38 Meadow Rd., Florida, NY 10921, or behrents.com/brand/vp-racing-fuel.asp.

Maxxsonics
Maxxsonics USA is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year.

Maxxsonics USA Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Founded in 2001 by a handful of consumer/mobile electronics veterans, Maxxsonics USA is celebrating its 20th anniversary. The company started as a “mobile-only” business and expanded its horizons into marine, then UTV and off-road. Over the last two decades, Maxxsonics USA has grown from a small, single-digit employee-size company to a larger middle-size company that has now expanded into Arizona. A growing product selection and ongoing presence at events and trade shows have increased visibility and popularity across the entire family of audio brands, which now include MB Quart, Hifonics, Crunch, and Autotek. From Jeep Beach to Sand Sports Super Show, and the SEMA Show to Overland Expo, Maxxsonics USA continues to expand awareness and exposure of the newest products and offerings where the industry and lifestyle demands.

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