Formula DRIFT Orlando Official Statement

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Official Statement

Car #88 driven by Chelsea Denofa was disqualified from the Round of 32 due to a violation of the2016 Formula Drift Pro Technical Rules and Regulations US Version 2.0.  It was discovered that a chemical adhesive was used to bond the tire to the wheel.  Additional aids, such as chemical adhesives used to prevent the tire from debeading allows teams to run tire pressures lower than those that do not use additional aids, which is specifically in violation of Section 3.6.  Denofa will still receive qualifying points but will not receive any head-to-head competition points for this Round.

Section 3.6 

WHEELS Beadlocks, wheel screws and any additional form of attachment device between wheel and tire is prohibited.