Welcome to the 2019 Link ECU Drift Games Nationals (DGN) season!
The LINK ECU Drift Games Nationals provide the equalised playing field drivers and fans have been anxiously anticipating. This championship will reward only the most talented drivers, regardless of financial investment or machinery level, by limiting grip levels and on-track risk. With 4 competitive rounds spread over 4 unique locations, the DGN gives hardcore drift fans and developing drivers the fairest, most challenging and entertaining event structure ever imagined.
Check out our full list of season dates below, and very soon you will be able to click into each event for full event information, including tickets, timetables, dates, venues, directions and more.
ROUND 1 – MONDELLO PARK – MARCH 31ST, 2019
We kick off the first ever Link ECU Drift Games Nationals at the home of Irish motorsport, Mondello Park. With 75 championship hopefuls, ranging from complete beginners to established pros ready to throw down, a brand new layout was needed to separate the grid. What will happen? Who knows? All we do know is that you need to be in attendance to find out!
With all drivers now on an
ROUND 2 – WATERGRASSHILL – MAY 5TH, 2019
There is nothing quite like watching two competitors fire their machines over the hill at the iconic Kartworld, and we are all set for another weekend of tandem action that only this Cork venue can provide.
With a high-speed entry and numerous hairpins, this layout challenges driver resolve like no other. When the dust finally settles, who will be crowned Link ECU Drift Games Nationals King of The Hill?
ROUND 3 – EIKON CENTRE – JULY 7TH, 2019
Northern Ireland’s biggest JDM car show will play host to the penultimate round of the Link ECU Drift Games Nationals. 5,000 people, 300 show cars and now 75 drift competitors; this is the event Northern drift fans have been waiting for.
A challenging custom-built layout will test the very best and decide who will be in the Link ECU Drift Games Nationals championship hunt ahead of our final round.
ROUND 4 – PUNCHESTOWN – AUGUST 24TH, 2019
One of Ireland’s most iconic venues returns as the stage for our grand finale. This is one special venue you just can’t miss out on!
Trading horse racing for horsepower, Punchestown offers up the most challenging layout drivers will attempt all season. With nothing to lose and a long off-season ahead, expect competitors to go for broke here.
The Link ECU Drift Games Nationals champions will be crowned this August.
The Link ECU Drift Games Nationals 2019 events are not live-streamed, so you will have to come and witness the action for yourself. Which is more fun anyway! Come down and support Ireland’s brightest new talent and experience the fastest growing motorsport in the world for yourself. We promise it will be an experience!