GTChannel interviewed the Scion Racing drift drivers on the secret to Scion’s success in Formula Drift this season.
Fredric Aasbo in the Scion tC leads the driver’s standings with Ken Gushi and Ryan Tuerck in their FR-S’ following in 2nd and 3rd.
Welcome to Formula DRIFT, the Official home of Formula Drift on Youtube. Judged on execution and style, rather than who finishes the course in the fastest time, Drifting is where Action Sports meet Motorsports, and is often compared to the freestyle nature of skateboarding and motocross.
September 10, 2015 Scion presents Formula DRIFT Canada entered Autodrome St. Eustache for the 8th Round of the inaugural Formula DRIFT World Championship. Fredric Aasbo in the Rockstar Energy Drink / Hankook Tire / Scion tC take the victory to extend his World Championship points lead.
Formula DRIFT Canada at Autodrome St. Eustache was the second world championship round outside of the U.S. Thousands of fans came to witness the on-track action from 39 drivers that represented 8 different countries including the home country of Canada.
Canada has shown to be a valuable market for the Sport and the Series. The fans here proved once again that they are some of the most enthusiastic fans in the world, said Jim Liaw, President of Formula DRIFT. The drivers awarded the fans with a dynamic and dramatic competition. Continue reading
September 2, 2015 (Fort Worth, TX) — The latest Formula Drift event at Texas Motor Speedway proved to be challenging for all drivers with a revised track layout which ran in the reverse direction of previous years. The change-up brought out the capabilities of teams to adapt their vehicle setup and driving styles in order to put on a good show for the sold-out crowd. Kyle Mohan was able to demonstrate his driving skills and style, qualifying for the event in the No. 99 GT-Radial / Mazdatrix Mazda RX8. A video showing one of his practice laps is available below.
Mohan dueled with Fredric Aasbo in the Top-32 elimination round and fought a tough battle. Mohan shredded tires, hit clipping points and made solid angle in his lead run, but suffered a parts issue causing the car to loose drift and end the round.
The team is working hard towards a strong final round of Formula Drift at Irwindale Speedway on October 9th and 10th. After that, Mohan will prepare to compete in multiple events of the World Drift Series in China. Stay tuned to the Kyle Mohan Racing social media and Youtube channel to follow the team’s travels.
EXCLUSIVE inside look as Vaughn Gittin Jr. tests his Monster Energy Nitto Tire Ford Mustang during friday night practice at Formula Drift New Jersey 2013.