Welcome to Hot Pit AutoFest!
Rd 1 & 2 at National Orange Show Speedway
Founded by veteran PRO Formula Drift driver Jeff Jones, Pro-Am Driver RJ Contreas, Flavor Express local Drift Series owner Rob McInerney, and Car Show host Adrian Ramirez
Collectively we had been looking into doing our competition for a few years now. SoCal has always had awesome talent and drivers, but in the last few years we felt that we were missing our own arena. Our hope was to put some of the BEST drivers in front of a large crowd and showcase the talent that SoCal has all while mixing Pro’s and Pro-Am drivers.
Our goal was to create an environment where drivers can thrive and we can help mold drivers/teams to become the best they can be. Our vision has been to create a platform that accommodates multiple lifestyles and gives them floor to show what they are all about. We wanted to see Cars, Music, Vendors, Dance Battles and more all in one space.
We are SUPER EXCITED to share our progress on what we think is turning out to be SoCal’s Best Drift Competition Series Festival hosted at NOS Speedway in San Bernardino, CA.
This is the first time drifting has been back at this venue since the early 2000’s, since the Drift Buffet days. It is a track that a few current FD Pro drivers got their start at, Jeff Jones included.
Rd 1 Stats (29 Drivers Total – Top 16 Competition)
May 1st, 2022
1st: Nick Gross
2nd: Forrest Wang
3rd: George Kiriakopoulos
Highlights: 1st So-Cal Series to see Pro’s compete against Pro-Am’s
Rd 2 Stats (36 Drivers Total – Top 32 Competition)
June 18th, 2022
1st: Rudy Hansen
2nd: TJ Hunt
3rd: Sam Maghmoumi
Highlights: 1st So-Cal Series to have a full Top 32 competition next to Formula Drift
HOT PIT AUTOFEST RD 3
NOS Speedway in San Bernardino, CA will host Hot Pit AutoFest Rd 3 on September 24th. Please visit www.hotpitautofest.com for ticket information and event schedule.