Another exciting round of competition. Some highlights include Verdier taking out the #1 qualifier and winner of last year’s RD1 LB event, Chris Forsberg, in a close battle. Nishida moving on past Quoc Ly. Gittin easily moving past Kondo. Hubinette edging out Long Beach native Justin Pawlak in one of the most exciting rounds of action. Tony Brakiohiapa beating out Darren McNamara in a close battle. Tuerck moving past Grunewald after Grunewald crashes out. In one of the most anticipated battles Ueo vs Foust – with Foust taking out the Formula DRIFT rookie. Another Rookie Jones after a “One More Time” vs Aono crashes out moving Aono to the Great 8.
And did I mention a visit from UFC lightweight fighter Rampage!
Foust and Ueo in a tight battle!
More photos after the jump and stay tuned for the GREAT 8
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We’re live at the Streets of Long Beach and into the Top 32 competition. The weather is gorgeous and the fans are in for a real treat. The action continues until about 5PM…keep checking the blog for more.
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Another packed event!
We’re here live at the Rancho Cucamonga UTI (Universal Technical Institute) campus for the Formula DRIFT Tech and Preview Day. The event is today until 4PM, so if you’re in the area make sure to stop by. We have food vendors, FD Apparel, car show, FD cars on display, and of the unveiling of brand new competition vehicles including the debut of Tanner Foust’s Scion tC!
More photos after the jump!
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