Returning to the track where it all began 20 years ago, Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta has always been a special place Formula DRIFT teams and fans. The natural amphitheater created by the purpose-built course plunges up- and downhill, making it unique among the scheduled venues. It’s the only course where drivers start and finish at the same place, providing spectators with an unimpeded view of all the action.
Recognizing the significance of the 20th Anniversary season, a number of key drivers have returned to the series. They would play a decisive role in the Formula DRIFT PRO Championship Round 2: TYPE S Road to the Championship presented by AutoZone. And it would play out in front of the largest crowd in the event’s 20-year history.
Fans were also treated to the opening round of the Link ECU PROSPEC Championship, which brought its own brand of fireworks. As the feeder category for the PRO Championship, this is where future champions cut their teeth and, as always, the Rookie drivers played a significant role.
Despite the threat of rain, the track remained dry throughout qualifying and competition, giving drivers their chance to shine