Simen Olsen drift interview
Simen Olsen in drift car

About Simen

Born in Høvåg Norway, 26-year-old Simen Olsen is one of 2023’s hottest drivers in the United States. Simen came to the Formula Drift series in 2021 and is already climbing the ranks, driving against some of the best drifters in the world. Along with team owner Aurimas "Odi" Bakchis, Simen rounds out the Feal Suspension team in formula drift. Simen is now hitting his groove in the Feal Suspension Nissan S14.9 riding on GT Radials, and rising through the competition, currently holding strong in the Top 5 drivers in overall points for the 2023 Formula Drift Championship.

Simen Olsen tandem drifting
Simen Olsen drifting

Formula Drift 2023 Final Standings

Rank Car # Name Points
1 88 Chelsea DeNofa 480
2 723 Aurimas Bakchis 445
3 777 Matt Field 427
4 707 Simen Olsen 419
5 130 James Deane 413
Simen Olsen drift podium
Simen Olsen tandem drifting with Adam LZ