Wayne, NJ – October 12, 2015 – Hankook Tire driver Fredric Aasbo has been crowned the 2015 Formula Drift Pro and World Series Champion following this past weekend’s final round At Irwindale Speedway. Hankook drivers Ken Gushi and Chris Forsberg finished the season second and third place overall. Aasbo’s Pro and World series championships are the his first of his Formula Drift racing career.
Aasbo held the Pro Series points lead going into the seventh and final round of the Formula Drift season, with fellow Hankook Tire driver Ken Gushi just behind him in second place and Chris Forsberg in fourth overall. Qualifying in fifth position in his Hankook Tire/Rockstar Energy Scion tC, Aasbo was pitted against Kristaps Bluss in the Top 32 round. Things got dicey when Bluss spun out on the pair’s second run, causing Aasbo to make contact with Bluss. But in the end it didn’t matter, Aasbo went on to dominate at Irwindale ultimately winning the final race of the year with a first place finish. Hankook Tire drivers Ken Gushi and Forest Wang rounded out the winner’s podium at Irwindale in second and third place. Continue reading