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HGK Racing Team is one of the first and strongest Drift teams in Latvia. HGK has gained their experience in several International championships, now concentrating on the worlds strongest championship Formula Drift. From the very beginning HGK has understood tad the main ingredient in growth is participation in different championships and the urge to always battle with the strongest and fastest pilots.

HGK Drift Challenge concept is to allow Latvian and European pilots battle against the best in their business from the whole world. It is an exclusive annual invitational event, which gathers the best teams on one track, which has a layout that resembles the best from European and US tracks.

 

 

 

Informatīvi atbalsta:

HGK Challenge is sticking to the same concept for the layout as last year. Drivers of Bikernieki can enjoy this layout only once per year, which makes HGK Challenge an exclusive invitation only event with a layout and style as close to Formula Drift as possible. Spicing it up with our fellow drivers from Formula Drift in Cars built by HGK to ensure a quality performance from them.

 

WARNING!

Due to New Bikernieki Racetrack Regulations all cars must
have exhaust no louder than 100 dBa @ 4500 rpm.

 

EVENT SCHEDULE
Practice day FRIDAY June 16th

12:00 – 18:00 Registration

12:00 – 18:00 Scrutineering

13:00 – 13:30 Drivers briefing

14:00 – 18:00 Free practice

18:00 End of Free Practice (No revving engines)

Race Day SATURDAY June 17th

9:00-10:50 Free practice

11:00-13:00 Qualification  

13:00-13:20 Opening Ceremony

13:30-16:00 TOP 32 Finals

16:20-Prize giving ceremony

16:30-17:00 Pitlane walk

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THE TRACK

Bikernieki circuit - a track with historic heritage from 1950’s. Located in a 10 minute drive from the
centre of Riga. It’s city location is one of a kind. Bikernieki has a history of outstanding drift events,
bringing people together from all the baltic states.

Brand new layout with a long left hand sweeper outer clipping zone being a concrete wall.

 
 

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SPONSORS

HGK Challenge is a platform with a huge potential for promotion of your brand, this international event ensures that the information gets distributed all around the world drifting arena. HGK Challenge invites only the best drivers and teams with the biggest fan bases and PR programs, which results in a huge social media reach for the event.

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DRIVERS

Daigo
Saito

Chris
Forsberg

Sergey
Kabargin

Aleksej
Golovnya

Pawel
Trela

Bartosz
Stolarski

Kristaps
Bluss

Jānis
Eglīte

Ingemārs
Jēkabsons

Ivo
Cīrulis

Harold
Valdma

Maxim
Tvardovsky

Sergey
Sak

Felix Chitipakhovyan

Alex Dmitrenko

Pawel Borkowski

Ingus Jēkabsons

Mantas Kulvinskas

Kristjan Salmre

Paweł Bednarczyk

Dawid Karkosik

Calin Ciortan

Dennis Häggblom

Roman Kolesar

Dmitriy Illyuk

Eriks Ulass

Dima Nagula

Benediktas Cirba

Adam Zalewski

Davids Jaunakais

       

 

 
           
         

 

         

 

           
 

MEDIA

Media accreditation form along with the copy of life Insurance to be sent to : prese@hgk.lv

Media accreditation form can be downloaded HERE.

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OFFICIAL MEDIA

 

HGK 10TH ANNIVERSARY
DRIFT SHOW
2016



Results:

1. Piotr Wiecek, Poland, Nissan Skyline R34

2. David Karkosik, Poland, Nissan 200SX S14

3. Chelsea Denofa, USA, BMW E92 M3

4. Ryan Tuerck, USA, HGK Kit Car E46

Congratulations!

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HGK 10TH ANNIVERSARY
DRIFT SHOW

3rd SEPTEMBER 2016

Uniting the world's fastest and strongest drifters in an
intercontinental challenge celebrating HGK's 10th anniversary.

Unforgettable show with the masters of making tyre smoke from two continents.
Best from both worlds in probably the best track in the world: Bikernieki.

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EVENT SCHEDULE
Practice day FRIDAY September 2nd

12:00 – 18:00 Registration

12:00 – 18:00 Scrutineering

13:00 – 13:30 Drivers briefing (Track layout)

14:00 – 18:00 Free practice

18:00 End of Free Practice (No revving engines)

Race Day SATURDAY September 3rd

8:45-9:00 Drivers briefing (Qualification)

9:00-10:50 Free practice

11:00-12:30 Qualification

12:40-13:00 Drivers briefing (Top32)

13:00-13:20 Opening Ceremony

13:30-16:00 TOP 32 Finals

16:00-17:00 Break (Pitlane walk / Autograph sessions)

17:15 Prize giving ceremony

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THE TRACK

Bikernieki circuit - a track with historic heritage from 1950’s. Located in a 10 minute drive from the
centre of Riga. It’s city location is one of a kind. Bikernieki has a history of outstanding drift events,
bringing people together from all the baltic states.

Brand new layout with a long left hand sweeper outer clipping zone being a concrete wall.

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DRIVERS

From all over the world - fast and experienced...

Ryan Tuerck Chelsea DeNofa

Matthew Powers

Kristaps
Bluss

Dawid

Karkosik

rPiotr
Wiecek

Fredryk Myhre

Sergey
Kabargin

Pawel
Trela

Odd-Helge
Helstad

Janis
Eglite

Fredric
Sjodin

Ingemars
Jekabsons

Jens
Stark

Ivo
Cirulis

Sergey
Sak

Andrius
Vasiliauskas

Edmunds
Erglis

Dima
Nagula

Bartosz
Stolarski

rMarcel Uhlig rJako Pino

rPawel Borkowski Petter Eriksen

           

 

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JUDGES

 

 

Ryan Lanteigne

Christer Halvorsen

Valdis Kikusts

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PRIZES

No event is good enough without great prizes. Contenders are battling for a huge prize pot of 10.000,00 Euro courtesy of our friends at Samsonas, Wisefab and Motul.

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AFTERPARTY

Afterparty at the probably best Club in Riga Coyote Fly, what birthday party would it be without a great party.

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HOTEL

Official hotel of HGK Drift Challenge - Days Hotel Riga

Discount code: HGKDRIFT , for booking contact Days hotel : sales@dayshotelriga.com

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MEDIA

Media accreditation form along with the copy of life Insurance to be sent to : prese@hgk.lv

Media accreditation form can be downloaded HERE.

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OFFICIAL MEDIA