As usual I had no idea what to expect heading in to the weekend. Even if we see similar drivers fighting for points, you could practically draw straws on who is going to be on the top step of the podium at each event. The drivers seem to be on point. It really bared down to who was going to be able to hit that switch and turn it on and land on that podium. I had a couple wishes going in to this event. Hoping that the championship title would not be determined at round six and for the point’s gap to be closer heading into the last round of the season. Being that I received my two wishes, I’m even crazier in the head now and cannot wait for the Final Fight on October 10-11th at Irwindale Speedway, which of all seven rounds is my favorite.
Long Beach, Calif. September 14, 2014 – Formula DRIFT for the second consecutive year returned to Texas Motor Speedway for Round 6: Showdown. Fredric Aasbo in the Hankook Tire / Scion Racing tC takes his second victory of the season.
Round 6: Showdown held at Texas Motor Speedway brought professional drifting to Texas for the second consecutive year. The event featured the Round 2 of the PRO 2 series, Offset Kings car show, and action from the Pro Championship. The weather held up on the main event day providing clear skies and cool temperatures.
The dramatic finish to this event has set-up a close battle between Fredric Aasbo and Chris Forsberg for the championship as we head into Round 7 at Irwindale Speedway, says Jim Liaw, President of Formula DRIFT. The finale has always been an action packed event with drivers leaving it all on the line and we are excited to see how the championship chase unfolds.