Joon Maeng will drive the new and improved Full Tilt Poker, Nitto Tires, Mazda Speed, Bergenholtz Racing RX-8. The RX-8 is now equipped with new Enkei PF01 wheels. Enkei thanks Joon and Bergenholtz Racing for all the help and support. We’re looking forward to a great season!
Joon Woo Maeng was born in Seoul, Korea and moved to the United States at the age of nine. His passion for speed and cars began early in his childhood. Since then, he has remained loyal to his passion through drifting. As a matter of fact, Joon Woo’s favorite moments are when he is on the track honing his drifting skills. In addition to motorsports (or driving or drifting), Joon is well known for his positive attitude. He strives to be a good example by sharing words of encouragement and lending a helping hand to his friends and neighbors on and off the track. Giving, sharing, and living in hope not only provides him with a sense of fortitude, but also keeps him grounded. With an unquestionable dedication to the sport, Joon Woo has proven himself a worthy competitor. His attitude and exemplary work-ethic have won over the hearts of both fans and fellow competitors. Aside from drifting, Joon Woo manages Daily Udon & Sushi Restaurant, tutors English, volunteers as a youth-group teacher for InJoy Ministry, and builds drift cars. Joon Woo desires and is determined to work as part of a team and will do his best to underscore the reputation of his sponsors’ name and integrity.