GT Radial-sponsored Boulbes wins 7th Elite French Drift Championship
GT Radial sponsored racing partner, Benjamin Boulbes has won his fourth consecutive French Elite Drift FFSA Championship. The Covid-19 shortened season comprised five rounds, in which Boulbes amassed 1,045 points, three podium finishes, and four pole positions. His 2020 triumph marks an unprecedented seventh championship for the driver, having won in 2010, 2013, 2014, and the last four years. Boulbes competes in a tuned BMW M3 E93M, which produces around 1,200CV/BHP through its Chevrolet LSX376 engine, running on the GT Radial Champiro SX2 tyre.
An extreme performance summer tyre, The SX2 was developed for higher levels of traction, fast steering response and control in both dry and wet conditions.
Boulbes, who will take part in both the French and European Drift Championships in 2021, supports GT Radial throughout Europe. He wowed the crowds at MotoFest Coventry in 2019, and hopes to take part again in 2021. His car has been displayed on Giti stands at various trade events.
He said: “We would like to thank, as we do every season, all of our sponsors and partners without whom this would not be possible.
“As our main sponsor, GT Radial and Doumerc Pneus International have supported us for more than 10 years by providing us with excellent quality tyres which allow us to perform so well on the tracks in France and across Europe.”