For Immediate Release
January 23, 2014
Formula DRIFT Announces 2014 Pro Championship Global Schedule
Long Beach, Calif. January 23, 2014 Formula DRIFT has announced their 2014 Pro Championship Global Schedule. The new schedule will lay the foundation for the 2015 World Championship.
The official 2014 Pro Championship Global Schedule will consist of seven events through the United States along with global events taking place in Japan and Australia. Two invitational stand-alone events have also been added to the schedule.
Four selected Pro Championship events will feature the newly created Pro2 category with Round 3 at newly added venue Homestead Miami Speedway, Round 6 at Texas Motor Speedway, Round 7 at Irwindale Speedway and one more event to be determined at a later date.
Complete schedule listed below.
Asia Round 1 – Pathum Thani Speedway, Thailand – January 18-19
Round 1 – Streets of Long Beach Long Beach, CA April 4-5
Invitational: Streets of Long Beach (Super Drift Challenge part of the Long Beach GP) – Long Beach, CA – April 11-12
Round 2 – Road to the Championship Road Atlanta Atlanta, GA May 9-10
Round 3 – Invasion Homestead Miami Speedway Miami, FL May 30-31
Round 4 – The Gauntlet Wall Speedway – Wall, NJ June 20-21
Asia Round 2 – Fuji Speedway, Japan – July 5-6
Round 5 – Throwdown Evergreen Speedway – Monroe, WA July 18-19
Invitational: Autodrome St. Eustache – August 30-31
Round 6 – Showdown – Texas Motor Speedway September 12-13
Round 7 – Title Fight Toyota Speedway at Irwindale Irwindale, CA – October 10-11
Asia Round 3 – Sydney Motorsports Park, Australia – October 18-19
*global schedule subject to change
“We are proud to continue with the eleventh season of Formula DRIFT and excited to make steps to grow the sport internationally,” stated Jim Liaw, president and co-founder of Formula DRIFT. “This season will solidify the Series as the worldwide leader for our sport.”
The Formula DRIFT website is currently being updated with tickets for select events now available to purchase online.