Check out the entire JALOPNIK Article here.
For the first time, Formula DRIFT takes its Championship abroad to the Great White North. The SR by Toyota team sends another driver to the podium and all three drivers continue to make their push up the Championship ladder. Watch Fredric Aasbo, Ken Gushi and Ryan Tuerck as they battle at the Autodrome St-Eustache in Montreal.
The thing about racing is that sometimes things don’t go as planned. Fredric Aasbo and the Papadakis Racing team goes through another blown engine and races against time to get back on the grid while Ken Gushi faces a former Formula DRIFT champion early on in the rounds. Ryan Tuerck’s car spits flames, in an unfortunate manner, as he takes his last run.
Remember the TRD-spec turbo Scion FR-S Release Series 1.0 video we did with Ken Gushi burning tires at Irwindale? Well we took that same car to Buttonwillow and invited the Baker Skateboards team for a little fun. Here’s a video where we blend two extreme sports worlds together: skateboarding and drifting, with some of the best in the biz. And yes, Ken Gushi is the one driving the RS1.