More Japanese interest in the Seibon sponsored EDC Championship

Here is the latest news from EDC  Control , another pro driver form Japan joining the Seibon sponsored 2008 EDC Championship , this is more great news for the sport in the UK and the crowds going to see the events are sure to be in for some thrills!!

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We are pleased to announce that we have secured a 2nd Japanese professional Drift driver to join the Championship for this year.
World famous Team Orange driver Kazuhiro Tanaka has confirmed he will contest the Championship this year using his 420bhp RWD Subaru Impreza STI (GDB model), alongside already-confirmed Kumakubo.
The additional news of Tanaka joining EDC alongside Kumakubo gives their team, Team Orange, a combined effort within the Championship to take on EDC’s finest and once again increase the level of professional Drifting. Tanaka is also seen alongside Kumakubo is various competitions, events and shows throughout the world including some in Europe therefore this latest development is more world-class news for EDC.
Tanaka’s entry into the EDC also marks his first competition outside of D1 alongside team mate Kumakubo, with both drivers continuing their D1 paths in addition to EDC.
Speaking of the announcement, EDC’s event co-ordinator Andy Barnes commented:
‘Mr Tanaka’s entry into EDC is more proof that 2008 will be one of the best yet and that we continue to attract drivers which are set on high quality performance within the confines of the best circuits available in our market. Just as 2006 Champ Kumakubo decided, Mr Tanaka’s decision to enter EDC is based on his sole intention to mix it up in Europe and drive alongside genuine driver talent which is equal to his own and we are delighted to welcome him into EDC‘
Mr Tanaka added:
‘Watch out, I’m coming to Europe !!‘


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