Formula D returned to the Streets of Long Beach to kick off its 10th year of competition. The Long Beach Round is always an exciting one, from all of the new vehicles to the new group of ProAm drivers making a leap to the pro ranks. Also this round of competition would also be the debut of the all new formula D Rules including the re working of how Qualifying will play out.
Daijiro Yoshihara was able the take the number 1 qualifying spot on Fridays qualifying day. To check out full Qualifying results check out post HERE
Another surprise during qualifying was that of Fan favorite Taka Aono. He would take his corolla to the limits and throw down one amazing qualifying score showing that his trustworthy 86 still had some fight in it.
One of the most exciting runs of the weekend was Fredric Aasbo vs. Daigo Saito. Aasbo would give it his all against the 2012 champ and force him into multiple one more time battles. And in the end Aasbo would take the victory.
The finals would see former teammates battle it out. Vaughn Gittin Jr. with his new Team and Daijiro Yoshihara with his very dialed in car. Both man would give it their all but in the end Dai would end up with the win. But for Jr. have starting his own team having a new car and new tire sponsor it the 2nd place finish had to be a win in itself for him. Fellow Drift Alliance Team mate Chris Forsberg would end up in 3rd place after battling it out with Chelsea Denofa who mad a very exciting return in his own BMW.