Formula DRIFT Round 6: Point of Impact Results

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Formula DRIFT Round 6: Point of Impact Results;
Championship to be decided at Finals on October 8-9

Long Beach, Calif. – September 11, 2010 – Formula DRIFT entered Sonoma, CA for Round 6: Point of Impact with Vaughn Gittin, Jr. taking his second victory of the season and increasing his points lead heading into the last round of the season on October 8-9 at the Toyota Speedway at Irwindale.

“It was another great event weekend to what has already been an intensely competitive season,” said Jim Liaw, president and co-founder of Formula DRIFT. “With the championship on the line and only 1 event remaining in the season we are excited to see who will come out on top.”

The competition was fierce and made for another exciting event with the drivers putting it all on the line before heading into the Finals. The Top 4 competition consisted of a battle between current champion Chris Forsberg in his NOS Energy Drink Nissan 350Z against 2-time Formula DRIFT champion Tanner Foust in his Rockstar Energy Scion TC for third place. Foust took the victory and maintained his third place status overall in the point standings. The final match-up pitted Vaughn Gittin Jr. in his Monster Energy / Falken Tire Ford Mustang against Ryan Tuerck in the Mobil 1 / Maxxis Pontiac Solstice. Gittin edged out Tuerck for his second victory of the season increasing his lead overall in the championship standings with only 1 event remaining in the season.

“Are you serious? Is this really happening,” stated Vaughn Gittin, Jr., winner of Round 6: Point of Impact. “My team is amazing and I’m simply beside myself for what we did on the track!”

With only 1 event remaining in the 2010 Formula DRIFT season the action heats up and a champion will be crowned at Round 7: Title Fight. Tickets are now on-sale online starting at $26. All seating is reserved with both main event day and 2-day ticket packages available. A limited amount of VIP tickets are also available for purchase online. Tickets are expected to sell-out, and it is advised to purchase tickets online early to guarantee your spot to witness the crowning of a new Formula DRIFT champion. For more information and details visit the Formula DRIFT website at: www.formuladrift.com

Round 4: Throwdown Qualifying Results

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Driver: Car #: Score:
1 V. Gittin 25 90.6
2 J. Pawlak 13 88.5
3 R. Tuerck 44 87.1
4 D. McNamara 8 86.5
5 C. Forsberg 64 86.3
6 T. Aono 86 84.6
7 T. McQuarrie 17 83.5
8 T. Foust 34 83
9 S. Hubinette 77 82.8
10 M. Takatori 5 82.3
11 C. Grunewald 79 80.7
12 D. Yoshihara 9 79.7
13 R. Millen 6 78.4
14 J. Maeng 51 76.8
15 K. Gushi 33 74.4
16 F. Aasbo 151 74.2
17 P. Mordaunt 90 74.1
18 C. Parkhouse 562 73.4
19 M. Essa 101 72.7
20 M. Powers 665 72.6
21 R. Nishida 31 72.6
22 N. Konstantinov 403 72.4
23 R. Petty 808 72
24 M. Whiddet 111 71.9
25 F. Wang 30 70.9
26 D. Kearney 43 69.7
27 C. Ng 84 65.5
28 E. O’Sullivan 25 65
29 S. Verdier 12 65
30 K. Mohan 99 65
31 B. Wilkerson 55 63
32 A. Pfeiffer 88 62.5

Vaughn Gittin and Justin Pawlak at Barrett Jackson this Weekend at OC Fairgrounds

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“BroStang” drivers Vaughn Gittin Jr. and Justin Pawlak will be holding drift demos and giving ride-alongs at Barrett Jackson at the OC Fairgrounds in Costa Mesa this upcoming weekend. They will be doing demos Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from 10-5 PM every hour on the hour. Vaughn will be his Monster Energy/Falken Tire demo car and Justin will be in a Mustang RTR. People can sign-up to go for a ride at one of the many Ford kiosks in the Ford area.

Here is a link to the show: http://www.barrett-jackson.com/events/orangecounty/