Friday’s Qualifying day was sure a hot one. Matt Field’s tires looked like we all felt shooting out inside the track. But the fire never fazed him and he kept on with his run’s giving us one Awesome show.
Well things sure did get a little wild and crazy in the Lone Star State out at Rd.6 of The Formula Drift 2015 Season. First off were glad to hear Vaughn Gittin Jr. is doing ok after that scary looking crash during Practice before the main event. Masashi Yokoi put on some amazing runs all weekend and was able to make his First podium appearance in FD US. Fredric Aasbo was able to take is points lead to 80 points ahead of second place Ken Gushi and 96 points above 3rd place Ryan Tuerck, and 97 points in front of Chris Forsberg. And now the Formula D circus moves on to the House of Drift Irwindale Speedway for what could be possibly be the last time. Irwindale always knows how to put on a show and always push the championship drivers to their breaking points. So will see a new FD Champion or will the veteran champ sneak his way in and Will we see another First time Round winner Again. All we know is that the event will sure be on to go down in History and sure to bring a event full of excitement. Now let’s give ya the chance to enjoy it in person and take in the sight your self…….
Rd.2 is in the book’s and boy was it an exciting round of competition. From some of the top drivers to taking themselves out to some questionable judging decisions and the astounding performance of Odi Bakchis and his first win in Formula D. Atlanta always seem to provide the Dram and excitement we drifting fans love. Now the series moves on down to Orlando Florid to the Orlando Speedworld track. This event will sure to be a interesting on as yet again the track location has changed for the 3rd. round of competition. Will we see yet another New face on the podium. All we know is we cant wait and are excited. Now time to try and win some tickets……..here we go!
Long Beach, Calif. May 9, 2015 Formula DRIFT presented by GoPro returned to Road Atlanta for Round 2: Road to the Championship. Aurimas Odi Bakchis in the Feal Suspension / ARK Performance / Nitto Tire Nissan 240 SX takes the victory for his first Formula DRIFT win of his career and rises to the top of the standings.
Well the 2015 Formula D season has finally Kicked off down on the Streets of Long Beach and boy is it looking like it will be a season full of excitement. It was such a blast seeing all the new builds as well as new drivers. And over all just getting back to Drifting it self.
Long Beach, Calif. – March 31, 2015 – Formula DRIFT and GoPro continue their partnership for the 2015 season. GoPro will remain the exclusive and official camera partner for the Series.
The partnership with GoPro has helped elevate the fan experience through their state of the art technology, said Ryan Sage, vice-president and co-founder of Formula DRIFT. Fans can now feel like they are sitting shotgun for a ride-along, see the vantage point from a clipping point, and watch on television and online some of the most captivating and dynamic content produced with the HERO line of cameras.
GoPro, maker of lightweight, wearable and gear-mounted cameras that transform the way consumers and professionals capture and share meaningful content, is the exclusive on-car and in-car camera during official competition. As the official camera, GoPro enables Formula DRIFT to offer its fans an immersive, unique experience that enhances the excitement of the Series. The versatility of the HERO line of cameras allows for angles and perspectives otherwise unattainable.
Additionally, GoPro has provided the judges of the series more perspectives and insight helping them to review the performance and evaluate the competition.
Formula DRIFT and GoPro are the perfect combination to showcase the talent of these skilled drivers. The immersive capability of the camera and the incredible action on the course makes for unreal content for both fans and newcomers to the sport to enjoy, said Rod Rojas, Motorsports Marketing Manager at GoPro.
Tickets are now available for Round 1: Streets of Long Beach on April 10-11, including reserved seating, 2-day ticket packages, and VIP tickets and can be purchased through www.formuladrift.com, Ticketmaster outlets, and the Long Beach Convention Center box office.