Round 1 – March 12th – Rockingham Motor Speedway, Corby
The season will start as part of the 2017 Spring DriftMatsuri at Rockingham Motor speedway.
The outer paddock will be transformed into a bespoke design to encourage proximity. The event will take place on Sunday the 12th March, drivers will be offered the chance to practice on the same layout on Saturday. This will allow drivers to hone their skills ready for competition on Sunday.
Round 2 – April 22rd – Arian Flux Arena, Kings Lynn
The finals will run under the floodlights of the Adrian Flux Arena for round 2. An amazing spectacle not to be missed.
A long time host of drifting for over a decade, the arena brings all the thrills of drifting together. Perfect viewing from the sidelines, a tight and technical layout that does not favour the larger powered car. An event not to be missed taking place on a Saturday night.
Round 3 – June 11th – Rockingham Motor Speedway
Due to circumstance beyond our control, round 3 has be relocated to Rockingham Motor Speedway.
A bespoke track awaits the drivers who will be door on door!
Round 4 – July 16th – Teesside Autodrome
DriftCup returns to the the birth place of the BDC for round 4.
This year for the first time, the LARGE track as used by the BDC will be in operation! The track has seen epic battles for a number of years in the past and 2017 will be no exception.
The venue will feature a practice day on Saturday. This will allow those who haven’t driven this epic track, the chance to see what it takes to run the perfect line.
Round 5 – September 3rd – Driftland – Fife
The first purpose built drift track in Europe will host the finale of the season.
The venue offers walls, hairpins, little room for error. The perfect track for close battles and an incredible end any the championship.
In addition to the championship dates, DriftCup drivers will be invited to various events throughout the season. Modified Nationals at Peterborough is always a crowd favourite, DriftCup and BDC drivers will be on hand taking passengers on a date with a difference.
Japfest returns to Donington in July with passenger rides once again being the highlight for many who visit the show.
Trax will be held at the home of British Motorsport, Silverstone. A new date of October the 1st will see the top 8 drivers in DriftCup 2017, join BDC drivers on the hallowed tarmac.
The entry fee for 2017 will be £159 per round.
Modified Nationals Peterborough
Rockingham Motor Speedway – October 15th