Brake System

The brake system must operate all 4 wheels. Dual master cylinders pedal assemblies are allowed. Hydraulic fluid lines may not have removable connectors located inside the drivers compartment Driver adjustable brake bias is allowed.

The use of secondary brake systems is allowed and is strongly reccomended to be completely separate from the primary system.

Exhaust System

Exhaust system modifications are free, but must exit aft of the rear axle or in the original location and have a manditory minimum of one muffler.

Turbo wastegate pipes may exit anywhere outside of the bodywork.

A maximum noise level of 92db at 75 feet is permitted. There will be no grace period. Cars over 92db will not race. This will be measured.

Interior Modifications

8.11.1 The interior of the vehicle must be clean and professional in appearance. All non-essential and/or loose items must be removed. Any removable equipment such as spare tires, tools, bins, etc., shall be removed along with detachable hardware, brackets and covers

8.11.2 All carpeting and/or sound deadening material must me removed.

8.11.3 The modification of gauges is free.

8.11.5 Supplemental Restraint Systems (SRS) must be removed.

8.11.6 Any steering wheel except wood rimmed types may be used. Any shift knob may be used.

8.11.7 Interior mirror may be replaced with a multi-plane type mirror, but must not extend beyond the confines of the interior.

Technical Standards Reference

The official standards for standards certification organizations can be found in the following locations:

FIA Standards

  • 8855-1999 - Seat - Validity = 5 years

    • Manufacturers can re-certifiy for an additional 2 years. Additional label with new expiration date to be affixed by manufacturer.
  • 8853/98 - Harnesses - Validity = 5 years - Can be re-certified by manufacturer
  • 8856-2000 - Protective Clothing for Automobile Drivers
  • FT3, FT3.5, FT5 Fuel Cell Specifications
  • Drivers Equimpment Standards
  • Technical Lists -

SFI Standards

  • SFI Manufacturer’s list
  • 3.2A/1 through 3.2A/5 - Drivers Suits
  • 3.3 - Driver Accessories
  • 17.1 - Onboard Fire Extinguisher Systems
  • 16.1 - Harnesses - Validity = 2 Years - Can be re-certified by manufacturer
  • 28.1, 28.2, 32.1, 31.2 Fuel Cell Specifications
  • 39.2 - Seat - Validity = 2 Years

Helmet Standards

Occupant Safety Equipment

Each occupant must wear the following equipment during all on-track sessions:

7.1.1 Helmet

All occupants must wear a safety helmet during on-track sessions. Only helmets certified to meet the following standards are permitted:

  • Snell Memorial Foundation – SA2000, SA2005, SA 2010
  • SFI Foundation – Spec 31.2, Spec 31.2A
  • British Helmet Standard – BS 6658:1958

Full-Faced helmets are required.

Hair protruding from beneath a driver’s helmet must be completely covered by fire-resistant material. Drivers with facial hair must wear face shields of fire-resistant material (i.e. balaclava or helmet skirt).

Helmets involved in an on track collision must be sent, by the driver, to the manufacturer for inspection and re-certification before it can be used again.

7.1.2 Driving Suit

One-piece driving suits are required and must be made of fire-resistant material and certified to SFI spec 3/2A-5 or greater, or homologated to “FIA 2000” specs, which effectively covers the body, including neck, ankles and wrists. Multi-layer driving suits are recommended.

Approved long underwear made of fire resistant material must be worn with all suits except those carrying a rating of SFI 3.2A/5 or greater. Underwear certified to SDI 3.3 or FIA 8856-2000 is strongly recommended.

Fire-resistant underwear is recommended.

Gloves, Shoes, and Socks are required. Socks must be made of fire-resistant material. Shoes and gloves must be made of leather, or any other approved fire-resistant material and must be free of holes, tears or other openings except those made by the manufacturer of the equipment.

7.1.3 Eye Glasses

Any corrective eyeglass material used shall be of safety glass-type, and meet U. S. Government standards.

Evergreen Drift Rules


Evergreen Drift is your place to experience the excitement of drifting at its best and participate in the camaraderie of the local drift scene.  Drifters from Washington, Oregon, British Columbia and beyond come to slay tires, tap walls, and give the fans a show.

For five seasons Evergreen Drift has served as a mainstay in Northwest drifting providing a venue to progress the sport in the region with a range of events for all skill levels providing a great value to drivers and fans alike.

The Evergreen staff works tirelessly to ensure everyone has the best time possible while providing a safe place to drift.

Monthly Open Drift events offer action packed sessions where the only prize is the props drivers get for progressing their skills or doing something awesome.

We offer one of the few drift instruction schools in the region to give new drifters the skills needed to get started in the sport.

Evergreen is the home of the Northwest Grassroots Championship series and the only Formula Drift sanctioned ProAm Affiliate series in the Northwest.

The Grassroots championship allows anyone a fair chance at reaching the podium and becoming a champion in a Top 32 head to head competition that is both affordable and challenging.

Aspiring professional drivers battle in the grueling five round Evergreen Drift ProAm Championship presented by NOS energy drink. Dueling at 80 mph inches from the wall on the Formula Drift professional course competitors give it their all to earn a Formula Drift professional license.

These programs make Evergreen one of the few places in the world of drifting where you can start out as a beginner and advance your way to earning a Formula Drift professional licenses.

We would like to thank all who have been a part of making Evergreen what it is today and invite anyone to join us to as we continue to progress and simply enjoy the people and experiences that make drifting at Evergreen great.

Engine and Transmission

8.2.1 Modifications Engine, transmission, ECU and/or final drive modifications are free, but only the rear wheels may propel the vehicle. An Engine oil catch tank with a minimum capacity of one (1) quart is required and must be securely fastened and sealed in the engine compartment. It is strongly reccomended that catch tanks be used for the transmission and differential as well. All fluid systems must be free of leaks. All cars must be equipped with an on-board starter and power supply which must be in working at the start of an event. Teams shall make every attempt to repair a nonworking starter a broken starter shall not disqualify a driver from taking a competitive run. All vehicles must be equipped with a functioning reverse gear.

8.2.2 Traction Control

Traction control and other non-specified “driver aids” are not allowed.

Body Work

8.1.2 Body Work Cars must maintain the OEM look and feel and be clean, free of

damage and presentable for competition. Aftermarket body panels, front and/or rear fascias, side skirts

and wings, etc are permitted; body work that is not designed as O.E.M.

or an O.E.M. replacement of the original make and model of the vehicle

must be approved by EVERGREEN DRIFT TECHNICAL MANAGER. No vertical aerodynamic elements may be added other than, 2

(two) wing standoffs and 2 (two) wing end plates. The size of each of

these my not exceed 12x16 inches in size per unit (dimension, not

surface area). The installation of these devices may not obstruct the

view, from any angle, or operation any of safety device, signaling

light, indicator, or other equipment. No body or aerodynamic elements

above the door  line may extend wider than the wheelbase of the vehicle.


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