Competition Results from the New Jersey Round of the 2021 Formula DRIFT Championships

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EVENT DETAILS
Date: Saturday, June 19, 2021
Location: Old Bridge Township Raceway Park, Englishtown, NJ
Event: Formula DRIFT PRO Championship Round 3: The Gauntlet & Link ECU PROSPEC Championship Round 2

RESULTS FROM FD PRO COMPETITION
1. Matt Field (USA) – Falken Tire / Drift Cave Chevrolet Corvette
2. Chris Forsberg (USA) – NOS Energy / GT Radial Nissan 370Z
3. Fredric Aasbo (Norway) – Rockstar Energy Drink Toyota GR Supra

RESULTS FROM FD PROSPEC COMPETITION
1. Dmitriy Brutskiy (Belarus) – Essa Autosport / ISC Suspension / BMW
2. Austin Matta (USA) – Don’t Matta Racing Nissan S14
3. Nick Noback (USA) – KoruWorks BMW E46

NOTES

  • This is Matt Field’s first FD PRO win since he began competing in the Falken Tire / Drift Cave Chevrolet Corvette in 2018. His last Formula DRIFT round win was at Irwindale Speedway in 2016
  • Chris Forsberg had a torrid weekend, replacing the engine before qualifying, followed by throttle body and alternator failures. He was forced to retire from the Final with electrical problems after an incomplete first run
  • Points leader Aurimas “Odi” Bakchis in the Falken Tires / Feal Suspension Nissan S15 could only finish ninth at FD NJ, allowing Matt Field to take the Championship lead
  • Federico Sceriffo won his Top 32 heat driving the FFF Drifting Department Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorella. This was the first time he advanced to the Top 16 in three years of FD competition. He eventually finished 14th
  • Top placed FD PRO rookie was Branden Sorensen (USA) driving the 212 Performance / Sorensen Motorsports BMW who finished 13th
  • Winner of Round 2 of the Link ECU PROSPEC Championship, Dmitriy Brutskiy, was the 2020 FD PRO2 Champion. He had the perfect weekend by also qualifying first
  • Top rookie in the FD Link ECU PROSPEC Championship was Josiah Fallaise (Canada), who qualified fifth driving the DriftHQ / FDF Raceshop Nissan S14 and finished fourth

ROUND THREE FD PRO TOP 16 DRIVER POINTS

2021 FD PRO CHAMPIONSHIP TOP 16 STANDINGS

2021 AUTO CUP TOP FIVE STANDINGS

2021 TIRE CUP STANDINGS

PROSPEC ROUND TWO TOP 16 DRIVER POINTS

2021 FD PROSPEC CHAMPIONSHIP TOP 16 STANDINGS

FORMULA DRIFT NEW JERSEY RECAP
A full recap of FD PRO Round Three and Link ECU PROSPEC Round Two will be available on Monday, along with event images.

NEXT ROUND
Lake Erie Speedway will host Round Four of the Formula DRIFT PRO Championship on July 9-10. Please visit formulad.com for the competition schedule, ticket information, driver profiles, special content and the event livestream