The Fast and the Furryous


What’s better than drifting? Not much else other than furry animals like dogs and cats! Which is why we are throwing an event that caters to all 3. We’re hosting this event the day after Formula DRIFT Road Atlanta to raise money for an animal shelter (currently being determined) in the Atlanta Metro Area in an effort to help out any local dogs and cats in need.

Admission tickets for spectators may be purchased in advance online for $15 or at the front gate for $20 on the day of the event. Kids 12 and under are free with a paid adult admission. Parking is free.

A portion of the money generated from all of the ride-alongs will be donated to a local animal shelter (currently being determined) in the Atlanta Metro Area. Passengers must be 18 years of age or older and bring a valid state or government issued photo ID. Attire for ride-alongs must be long pants and closed toed shoes (no sandals, flip flops, or similar footwear is permitted). If you have your own helmet, you are welcome to wear it provided it is rated Snell M2010 or newer. If you do not have a helmet, we will have a limited number of loaner helmets available onsite for you to use. You may purchase your ride-along wristband at the information booth located at the event. There will be two types of ride-along options; ‘Regular’ and ‘Pro’: 

  • ‘Regular’ ride-alongs are designed more for friends, family, and crew by allowing them to be able to ride with drivers they are aquainted with. Passengers will need to verify with the driver(s) they are planning to ride with*. ‘Regular’ wristbands will be available at this event for $25 and are valid for the entirety of the event (multi-use). *NOTE: Please ensure you have verified with a driver in advance that they are willing to allow you as a passenger. Purchase of a ‘regular’ ride-along pass does not guarantee a ride-along, and as such, no refunds will be given.
  • ‘Pro’ ride-alongs are designed for anyone that would like to go for a ride with a Formula DRIFT professional driver. ‘Pro’ ride-alongs are $60/each and only valid one-time. NOTE: Due to the nature of the event and to ensure we stay on schedule and give rides to everyone who signs up, we will try our best, however we can not guarantee which professional driver you will receive a ride from. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause you, but assure you that all drivers are professionals, equally talented, and that you will have the utmost fun in any of their vehicles.

SCHEDULE (tenative):
9:00AM | Driver Load-In
9:30AM | Technical Inspections
11:00AM | Gates Open [Spectators]
11:30AM | Media Meeting
11:45AM | Driver Meeting
12:00PM | Drifting Starts

7:00PM | Drifting Ends
7:30PM | Gates Close [Spectators]
9:00PM | Venue Closes

We are capping this event at 40 drivers to ensure adequate track time for everyone. Formula DRIFT drivers that are interested in attending do not need to register and may contact for more information. Eligible participants must be at least 18 years old (16 years old with parental consent**) and posess a valid state or government issued photo ID. Each paid driver registration includes 2 gate admissions; 1 for the driver and 1 for a crew member. Basic technical requirements are similar to an auto-x, which you can reference here. Please ensure your car will pass the technical inspection. If your car does not pass the technical inspection, it will not be allowed on track and no refund will be given. More advanced drivers who plan to run tandem will need to check the USDrift Competition Rules & Regulations (CRR) for additional safety requirments which can be found on the USDrift website at Should you have any additional questions regarding technical inspections, please contact **NOTE: A minor release form must be filled out and be on file with USD at every event for 16 and 17 year old participants. All minor participants should have at least one parent or legal guardian present at all times during the event.

Media individuals must be at least 18 years old and posess a valid state or government issued photo ID. There is a media opton in the ticketing section for this event for media to apply. Media can check in during either of two media meetings in order to receive their credentials. Please bring a valid state or government issued ID with you to the media meeting in order to check out a USDrift issued media vest. NOTE: Only USDrift issued media vests will be allowed in Hot Areas on track.

Vendor booths are available for 10’x’10’ and 10’x20′ sizes on ticketing section of the event page. If you would like an alternate size, please email us at and we’d be happy to accomodate you.

There will be a variety of food trucks onsite for this event. We will update the list as the event nears.

Best Western
303 Zion Church Road
Braselton, GA 30517

Country Inn & Suites
925 Highway 124
Braselton, GA 30517

Holiday Inn Express Braselton
2069 Highway 211 NW
Braselton, GA 30517

Hampton Inn & Suites Braselton
5159 Golf Club Drive
Braselton, GA 30517

Best Western Plus Lake Lanier/Gainseville Hotel & Suites
4335 Oakwood Road
Oakwood, GA 30566

TIRE CHANGER: There will be a tire changer onsite, the cost is $10/tire and you must take your used tires with you.
PETS: Most tracks discourage bringing pets to the track. However, pets are allowed if they are leashed and cleaned up behind. Failure to do so will result in the owner and pet being asked to leave the venue. Do not take leashed pets into any buildings, false grids, pit areas, or hot areas of the track. Please do not leave pets in vehicles unattended.
ALCOHOL: The consumption of alcohol is prohibited by any participant until all of the participant’s on-track activity is completed for the day.
FIREWORKS & FIREARMS: No fireworks or firearms shall be displayed or discharged at the venue.
PARKING: All vehicles and trailers shall park only in areas designated by the event staff. Please do not block gates, garage doors, or roadways at any time. All risks of vehicle or contents damage or theft remain with vehicles’ owners, drivers, riders and passengers.
ASPHALT: Pounding stakes or making holes in any asphalt surface or the use of paint or spray markings of any type on any asphalt surface is prohibited. Offenders will be held liable for all damages and may be ejected from the event. If you must temporarily jack a vehicle on asphalt, you must have metal or wood under the jack and jack stands. No exceptions. Violators are subject to a $500 fee per damaged/marked area.
CAMPFIRES: Campfires/ground fires are not allowed. Fires must be contained in a portable and self-contained fire pit off the ground. Campers must bring their own firewood. Open fires of any type are not permitted in a paddock area at any time.
TRASH DISPOSAL: Trash barrels are located throughout the facility. Please assist us in keeping the facility clean by using these barrels. Tires, used oil, vehicle parts, and vehicle batteries are not to be disposed of on the facility. Please take them with you when you leave. If there is a fluid spill on the facility, please notify a staff member.
SAFETY EQUIPMENT: Participants are responsible for having and utilizing adequate vehicle and personal safety equipment. All vehicle, driver and passenger safety equipment shall be customary to motorsports racing industry and as required by applicable motor sports sanctioning bodies. Said equipment must be in full and effective use at all times a vehicle is on track.
VEHICLE CONDITION: Participants are responsible for their vehicle to be in safe and good working order at all times, suitable for on-track activity. Please do not allow any fluids to drip onto the track surface. Turn off the vehicle’s air conditioner if so equipped.
RIGHT OF WAY: Drivers of any non-racing vehicles will yield the right of way to any race vehicle at all times. Due to the constraints of safety equipment and vehicle design, drivers of racing vehicles may have limited visibility or mobility while operating their vehicle. Operators of racing vehicles must still obey posted speed limits and any other traffic control devices to include instruction from security personnel.
SMOKING: Smoking in any building is strictly forbidden and will not be tolerated. Please place all extinguished cigarettes in the receptacles provided. Smoking is not permitted in any hot areas of the track, pit lane, or when refueling is present.
SPEED LIMITS: Keep all track vehicles to a speed of 10 MPH or less when not on the racetrack surface. This includes the hot pit area. When exiting the track lot, please pay attention to any other vehicles that may be entering the track as we are using the same entrance/exit for all participant vehicles at this event.
HOTPIT: No Spectators, Bikes, Golf carts, or Scooters are allowed in the hot pit. Only staff members are allowed in the hot pit.
GOLF CARTS & SCOOTERS: All golf carts, scooters or pit vehicles shall not exceed a speed of 7 MPH and may only be operated by an adult (18+). No minors are permitted to operate golf carts, scooters, or pit vehicles.
LOOK TWICE: Be on the lookout while in the pit and paddock area – moving vehicles and pedestrians are everywhere. You are responsible for the safety of pedestrians, your safety, and the safety of minors accompanying you.
SAFETY EQUIPMENT: You must wear an approved helmet, closed toed shoes, long pants, OR an approved race suit, gloves, and shoes depending on the event.

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