Press Release: Aurimas Bakchis to Drive for M7 Japan in 2012

11 12 2011

For immediate release – Aurimas Bakchis (“Odi”) announced that he has joined M7 Japan (Team M7) for the 2012 drifting season. Entering his second professional drifting season in 2012, Bakchis will be the first Team M7 driver to compete in the Formula Drift USA pro championship series.

As a driver for M7 Japan, Bakchis will be joining a team that offers high performance automotive products and that is extensively involved in motorsports including drifting, formula racing, touring cars, endurance racing, and drag racing. Team M7 held the 2010 D1 Grand Prix Japan championship through driver Y. Imamura. Additional D1 Drift Japan drivers on the team have included M. Suenaga and M. Orido.

Bakchis, the 2011 Formula Drift “Rookie of the Year,” is “honored to represent M7 Japan and excited to be on a team that has drivers of such high caliber.” He will be driving the LS1-powered Nissan 240SX S14 that debuted during the 2011 season with a new look and new tune for 2012. With Bakchis behind the wheel, 2012 promises to be exciting for Team M7’s debut in the USA professional drifting scene.

Written by Amy Bakchis




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