Yes, you read that right! The folks at Papadakis Racing have revealed their latest build, a 1,000 horsepower Rockstar Energy Drink / Nexen Tire Toyota Corolla Hatchback that will be competing in Formula Drift races this year. Here's a look at what it takes to transform a stock front-wheel-drive 2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback into this rear-wheel-drive beast.

It's pretty amazing how much work went into the car! Papadakis Racing team began drifting in 2004 and is currently the most winning team in Formula Drift history, including their 2015 title win, with driver Frederic Aasbo and back-to-back championships with driver Tanner Faust in 2007 and 2008. 

papadakis racing 2019 corolla 1000 hp drift car

Build List for #151 Papadakis Racing Formula Drift Pro Championship Corolla:


Rockstar Energy Drink (; Nexen Tire (; Toyota

(; TRD (, Motegi Racing (; AEM

Electronics (; SPC Performance (; Gatebil

Event (, RS-R (; Lucas Oil (; BorgWarner (; CTEK (; Berk Technology (



Vehicle: 2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback

Body Kit: Jonsibal (design) & TRD (build)

Carbon Hood and Trunk: RMR Racing



Wheels (Front): Motegi MR406 (18x9)

Wheels (Rear): Motegi MR406 (18x10)

Tires (Front): Nexen Tire N’Fera SUR4G (265-35/18)

Tires (Rear): Nexen Tire N’Fera SUR4G (275-40/18)



Seats: Sparco

Seat Belts: Sparco

Steering Wheel: Sparco

Pedals: Tilton 600 Series

Roll Cage: Papadakis Racing

Gauges: AEM CD-7 Dash



Sway Bars: Custom Papadakis Racing

Adjustable links: SPC

Suspension/Shocks: RS-R Custom Coilovers

Springs: RS-R