Tyler McQuarrie

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NAME – Tyler McQuarrie
AGE – 34
HEIGHT – 5'8"
WEIGHT – 160
NATIONALITY – USA
NICKNAME – McEnroe
HOMETOWN – Walnut Creek, Ca
RESIDENCE – Daniville, CA
LANGUAGES – English

Tyler McQuarrie takes us in his 780hp drift car for a full tire-smoking lap, 100 mph entrance speeds, precise slide initiation into hairpins, near 800hp of naturally aspirated fury unleashed around a signature circuit: This was an eye-opening ride along in one of the largest-bodied pro drift cars in the Formula Drift (FD) series. Traditionally, drift platforms hinged on compact Japanese rear-wheel drive chassis. Today, car variety is abundant due to new sponsors and driver interest in assorted styles.

European flavor and American muscle now compete side-by-side the classic Nissans, Mazdas and Toyotas in the premier Formula D series. One such driver pilots a stateside hallmark unique to the 2013 grid: #17 Tyler McQuarrie and his Mobile 1 / GoPro 2011 Chevrolet Camaro. Loud, wide and dripping in ‘Emurican character, the GM Racing COPO LS7-powered Chevy may not be the fastest within the series but in the words of McQuarrie:

 

 

 

 

GoPro: Tyler McQuarrie's 2013 Formula Drift Finale from GoPro on Vimeo.

 

 

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Author: Drifting Ailve

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