Top 32 Play-by-Play: Formula Drift Rd 6 Texas Motor Speedway By Driving Line

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Formula Drift slid into Texas Motor Speedway for the sixth stop of the Formula Drift USA championship, the seventh of the Formula Drift World championship and the third on the Pro 2 championship schedule. Making its third visit to the track (which sits just a few miles outside of Dallas, Texas), the layout from previous years was flipped into a reverse configuration, leveling the playing field for all drivers. With the new layout, drivers enter the track after a short 300-foot run-up, initiating sideways around 60 to 65mph into a long, right-hand sweeper. Judges will be looking for the drivers to hit an outside zone early in the turn, with a single inside clipping point near the exit of the turn. Accelerating in front of both the judges and the main grandstands through a ‘power alley’, drivers will transition to an inside clipping point before transitioning again to rub the rear bumper on a k-rail wall, finishing the course in another right-hand sweeper with an inside clip at the apex of the turn. Unlike many of the courses on the Formula Drift circuit, drivers see faster speeds in the latter half of the course than the first turn.

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Round 7 – “FINAL FIGHT” Irwindale Speedway Event Info

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Round 7 – “FINAL FIGHT” Irwindale Speedway Event Info and scheduled times and the Official hashtags for the weekend are #formulad #formuladrift #FDIRW


Friday, October 10, 2014 – Practice / Qualifying

2:00pm – 5:30pm – LIVE STREAM: PRO Qualifying  (US PACIFIC STANDARD TIME)
8:10pm – 10:00pm – LIVE STREAM: PRO 2 Top 16 (US PACIFIC STANDARD TIME)

11:00am – 7:00pm – BOX OFFICE HOURS
12:00pm – 10:00pm – GATES OPEN TO PUBLIC
12:00pm – 1:00pm – PRO: Open Practice
1:00pm – 2:00pm – PRO: Open Practice
2:00pm – 5:30pm – PRO: Qualifying
5:30pm – 6:30pm – PRO: Autograph Signing
7:00pm – 8:00pm – Pro2: Practice
8:00pm – 8:10pm – Kawasaki Motorcycle Demo
8:10pm – 8:30pm – Pro2: National Anthem / Opening Ceremonies
8:30pm – 10:00pm – Pro2: Top 16
10:00pm – 10:30pm – Pro2: Trophy Ceremony

Saturday, October 11, 2014 – Main Event

3:00pm – 6:30pm – LIVE STREAM: PRO Round of 32  ( US PACIFIC STANDARD TIME)
8:00pm – 10:00pm –  LIVE STREAM: PRO Round of 16 (US PACIFIC  STANDARD TIME) 

1:00pm – 8:00pm – BOX OFFICE HOURS
2:00pm – 11:00pm – GATES OPEN TO PUBLIC
3:00pm – 4:30pm – PRO: Open Practice – Top 32
4:30pm – 6:30pm – MAIN COMPETITION: Round of 32
6:30pm – 8:00pm – “Halftime Break”
7:45pm – 7:55pm – Kawasaki Motorcycle Demo
8:00pm – 8:30pm – National Anthem / Opening Ceremonies
8:30pm – 10:00pm – PRO: MAIN COMPETITION: Round of 16 to Finals
10:00pm – 10:30pm – Trophy Ceremony & Closing

**All schedules are subject to change without notice. Any questions on possible changes can be address with any FD representative on-site.

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