Hey guys I got a real treat for you today! Here is my interview with pro-drifter Nate Hamilton. He’s got a new car for the 2011 season and he’s ready to rock it! Show him some love! And like him one facebook HERE! Big thanks to Nate for doing this!
Carsxhype: How did you get into drifting?
Nate Hamilton: I STARTED DRIFTING ABOUT 3 YEARS AGO. ME AND MY GOOD BUDDY WOULD ALWAYS GO TO INDUSTRIAL AREAS WHEN IT WOULD RAIN! WE JUST FELL IN LOVE WITH HOW COMPLICATED AND FUN IT WAS!
CXH: Besides practice, practice, practice, how else did you get so good at drifting?
NH: HONESTLY I WOULD HAVE TO SAY I NEVER BELIEVED IN MY SELF, MY SHOP SPONSOR AND A GOOD FRIEND WAYNE RAQUENO “IM WITH WAYNE” PUSHED ME TO START!!! I COULDN’T BELIVE IT WHEN I WOULD DO GOOD AT AN EVENT!
CXH: Who are your biggest influences in drifting?
NH: CHRIS FORSBERG IS A REALLY NICE GUY DEDICATED TO THE SPORT! I HOPE TO BE LIKE THAT DUDE! HE TRAVELS AROUND JUST TO TEACH PEOPLE HOW TO DRIFT! ITS COOL TO SEE TRUE DEDICATION.
CXH: Who’s drifting style do you think yours most resembles?
NH: WELL I LIKE TRY AND KEEP MY HEAD DOWN WHEN IT COMES TO DRIFTING. TO TRY AND STAND APART FROM THE CROWD
SO ITS HARD TO SAY!
CXH: What else do you like to do for fun?
NH: I LOVE TO SKATEBOARD,OR RELAX AND HAVE A DRINK WITH THE CREW AND OF COURSE WORK ON THE CAR EVERY CHANCE I GET!
CXH: What are some of the specs of your 240sx?
NH: THE 240 IS RUNNNG AN LS2 WITH LS6 HEADS AND CAM, WE TRYED TO KEEP IT RELATIVELY STOCK MOTOR WISE! ALSO A T56 TRANSMISSION 6 SPEED. kustomzunltdinc.com HAS HAD A HUGE HAND ON THE BUILD, FRONT SPLITTER ROLL CAGE FULL PAINT JOB. THEY HAVE ALWAYS HELPED US OUT ALOT!
CXH: What was your favorite moment of last season’s XDC?
NH: DEFINITELY DALLAS! WE HAVE HAD A BLAST WITH XDC BUT DALLAS IN OUR HOME TOWN AND FIRST TIME TO PODIUM WAS SICK!
CXH: A couple years ago, did you at all think that you would be where you are now?
NH: NOT AT ALL! LAST YEAR I DIDNT THINK I WOULD HAVE DONE THE THINGS WE ARE DOING! NH144.COM
CXH: Have you implemented any changes for the 2011 season?
NH: 2011 WILL BE HUGE! WE HAVE A WHOLE NEW LOOK FOR THE CAR WE HAVE SHIRTS THAT WILL HELP US WITH GAS MONEY!
NEW SPONSORS! IM HYPED!!
CXH: What can everyone expect from your 2011 season?
NH: THATS HARD TO SAY! 110% DRIVING FROM ME! WHAT WILL HAPPEN?!??!! WE WILL SEE! WE ARE FULLY DEDICATED TO XDC AGAIN! THEY RUN AN AWESOME PROGRAM!
CXH: If someone wanted to find out more info about you, where can they look?
NH: HAMILTON144.COM IS MY NEW SITE! PLEASE CHECK IT OUT! I ALSO HAVE A TWITTER @ NATEHAMILTON44 AND OF COURSE FACEBOOK LOL!
CXH: Is there anyone you would like to thank?
NH: THE LIST TO THANK IS HUGE! I AM BLESSED WITH AWESOME FRIENDS AND FAMILY! SO LETS BEGIN!
MY CREW NEEDS A HUGE SHOUT OUT SO THANKYOU JAKE MORGAN, ZACH BAKER, JOSEPH BELL AND JEFF LANE!! THEY ALWAYS ARE THERE TO GET THE JOB DONE! MY DAD AND MOM ARE ALWAYS CHEERING US ON! MY SISTER SHELBY HAMILTON AND GIRLFRIEND OLIVIA MCKINLEY FOR WORKING MERCH BOOTHS ALL DAY!
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KUSTOMZ UNLIMITED INC.
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WEAR ME OUT TEES FOR OUR AWESOME SHIRTS!
DRESS UP BOUTIQUE FOR THE NEW CAR WRAP!
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SEE EVERYONE ON THE TRACK! STAY SIDEWAYS!