WAYNE, N.J., July 18, 2016 – For the second consecutive event, Hankook Tire driver Chris Forsberg finished in second place following a dynamic performance at Formula Drift Round 5: True North in Montreal, Canada. Forsberg extends his streak of consecutive podium finishes to four after edging out Vaughn Gittin Jr. in the semi-finals of the inaugural Formula Drift Pro Championship international event.
Dry track conditions, warm temperatures and an excited crowd led to one of the most competitive events of the year. Forsberg, racing in his Hankook Tire/Nissan 370Z, battled his way back into the finals helping Hankook Tire climb up the Tire Championship standings. He faced off with Hankook Tire teammate and friend Ryan Tuerck before advancing to the semi-finals where he found revenge against Gittin following last month’s championship showdown at Wall Speedway. Continue reading