Matt Vankirk began racing simulators on Live For Speed in 2006 drifting close to 20,000 miles before drifting his first Nissan S13 in 2011. Quickly realizing the sport of Drifting would become a huge passion. By 2015 Matt VanKirk Racing began to pursue the dream of competing in & winning a Formula Drift Professional championship!
As of 2018, MVK Racing has won over 25 awards; 13 Evergreen Drift Pro-Am podiums, 2015 & 2016 EVD Championship titles, 2 Formula Drift Pro2 Podiums, & 2017 Formula Drift Pro2 Championship titles.
Currently leading the 2018 Rookie Of The Year chase by +16 pts standing in 18th position of 33 competitors. Matt’s aggressive driving style and close proximity proves he will be a top contender with a more prepared vehicle. Understanding success is more than simply winning MVK Racing has developed and campaigned a Drifting Simulator drawing crowds and immersing over 1,000 fans into the driver seat.
MVK Racing team members are deadicating everything pursuing the dream of winning a Formula Drift Championship alongside Matt Vankirk. Started the season with less than $15,000, in an underpowered car we have proven our team is here to perform competitively on and off the track. With our backs against the wall, our team is determined to win the 2018 Rookie Of The Year Award while continuing to developing the future of fan engagement.