Sunday, April 10, 2011

Formula Drift - Round 1 - Streets of Long Beach - 04.09.2011

The 2011 Season of the Formula Drift began the 8th season of the premier North American professional drifting championships at the famed Streets of Long Beach.  Utilizing a section of the actual race circuit for the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach, the season got off to an exciting start with 2010 Champion, J.R. Gittin failing to qualify in the Top 32 and the chance for the season opening win.  Not be outdone, the Top 32 qualifiers were determined to stand on the podium at the end of the day.

Many new cars were debuted for the 2011 season, including Chris Forsberg and his 2011 NOS Energy Nissan 370Z, Rhys Millen and his 2011 Hyundai Genesis Coupe, Fredric Aasbo and his 2011 Team Need for Speed Scion TC.

2011 Round 1 Final Results

1st Place - Justin Pawlak - Team Falken
2nd Place - Matt Powers - Team Deal With It/Team Need for Speed Nitto Tires
3rd Place - Daijiro Yoshihara - Team Falken Tire/Discount Tire


Monty Jessop May 20, 2011 at 11:19 AM  

Great shots Scott!! The ladies are nice too!!

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