The S-chassis is a popular drift car, especially the S13 through S15 vehicles. This is due to the extreme versatility and huge aftermarket for the S-chassis, many professional racecars have been built just by off the shelf suspension and engine components. The car has enjoyed success in the sport, having won 7 D1 Grand Prix championships with 5 different drivers driving the S15 (Nobuteru Taniguchi:2001; Ryuji Miki:2004; Yasuyuki Kazama:2005; Masato Kawabata:2007; Youichi Imamura:2009, 2010, 2011. ) Odi Bakchis, a pro-level drifter from the USA that started drifting in 2011, has an S14 that races in Formula Drift, finishing third in the Formula Drift USA Championship. He has multiple events wins and has placed in the Top 5 overall in Formula Drift for the past 4 years. In 2018 Formula Drift driver James Deane campaigned and won the PRO championship in the Worthouse Drift Team S15.