The LA Times came by last weekend to cover the Round 1: Streets of Long Beach event and spent some time with Vaughn Gittin, Jr. Check out the story and video using the link below.
Chris Forsberg wins Formula Drift championship
October 17, 2009 | 10:32 pm
Chris Forsberg, a driver from Huntington Beach, won his first Formula Drift championship in the season finale at Toyota Speedway at Irwindale on Saturday night.
Forsberg, driving a Nissan 350 ZX Roadster, won the championship when he knocked out Doug VanDenBrink in the first round. But Forsrberg lost his second round race to Robbie Nishida.
Ryan Tuerck, a driver from Derry, N.H., won the Formula Drift event, beating Tyler McQuarrie of Walnut Creek in the final round. McQuarrie, driving a Nissan 350Z, finished second in the event. Tanner Foust of Laguna Beach, driving a Scion tC, finished third.
Go to Haddock in the Paddock for video interviews of the drivers and more results from the Formula Drift season finale at Irwindale.
— Tim Haddock