BILSTEIN Drifters

Since Walter Röhrl we know: Drifting is the true art of vehicle control. With burned tire rubber thick as a thumb and extreme drift angles the drifting scene has been impressing the motorsport world for years. With the BILSTEIN drifters, we are now sending our own drifting team to the starting line.

Since Walter Röhrl we know: Drifting is the true art of vehicle control. With burned tire rubber thick as a thumb and extreme drift angles the drifting scene has been impressing the motorsport world for years. With the BILSTEIN drifters, we are now sending our own drifting team to the starting line.

Franz Simon

Franz Simon is a proven expert in sophisticated sports car tuning and is successful with his company Simon Motorsport. Today, many car fans also know him as a TV presenter and high-reach content creator: On his own social media channels, Franz Simon regularly takes his numerous followers behind the scenes of the full-throttle business.

As a passionate lateral driver, Franz prefers to follow the action in full drift through the side windows rather than through the windshield. He drives a 3-series BMW BiTurbo, whose 335i N54 engine has been supercharged to 600 hp. His vehicle is equipped with a BILSTEIN Clubsport.

 

 

 

BILSTEIN Drifter
BILSTEIN Drifter

Events an Achievements

1st
2016
Drift Republic Drift Night Abu Dhabi

1st
2016
Drift Republic Drift Night Dubai

4th
2016
Yas Drift Night

8th
2017
Drift United Asphaltfieber

13th
2019
TCR Germany Hockenheim

2nd
2020
Drift.DE Drift Series Hockenheim

BILSTEIN Drifter
Lukas Meter

Lukas Meter was a successful rally pro and Citroën works driver until he found his new home in controlled unstable driving aka drifting. The long-time drift pro, one of Germany’s top drifters, has been tearing up the asphalt all over Europe for many years.

Lukas also supports car manufacturers and automobile clubs as a driving instructor. He drives a Nissan Silvia S14 with a 6.8 liter engine that delivers 650 hp. Equipped with a BILSTEIN B16, which can be ordered exclusively from our BILSTEIN Service Center – NTP in Italy.

 

 

Simon Motorsport No Lift Drift Team BILSTEIN
BILSTEIN Drifter
BILSTEIN B16 Gewindefahrwerk als Produkt zur Tieferlegung
Simon Motorsport No Lift Drift Team BILSTEIN

2022 also near you

The vehicles in spectacular BILSTEIN livery were primarily built for show drifts and exclusive cab rides. They will also be featured as part of exceptional content in the BILSTEIN social media community. Stay tuned: From 2022, it will be possible to take a seat as a co-driver next to Franz and Lukas. You’ll find all the details on our events story page in early 2022!

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