SERIES NEWS: QUALIFYING RESULTS FROM ROUND ONE OF 2021 FORMULA DRIFT PRO CHAMPIONSHIP

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EVENT DETAILS

Date: Friday, May 7, 2021
Location: Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta, Braselton, GA
Event: Round 1: Royal Purple Road To The Championship Presented By O’Reilly Auto Parts

RESULTS FROM QUALIFYING PRESENTED BY MEN’S JOURNAL

1. Matt Field (USA) – Falken Tire / Drift Cave Chevrolet Corvette
2. Fredric Aasbo (Norway) – Rockstar Energy Drink Toyota GR Supra
3. Aurimas Bakchis (Lithuania) – Falken Tires / Feal Suspension Nissan S15

NOTES

  • A new Knock-out Qualifying Format is being used for the first time this weekend
  • KQF sees the top seeded drivers run first, setting the standard for the subsequent drivers. Drivers run once to set their qualifying position
  • The bottom eight drivers have a chance to run a second time to improve their position within the bottom 8, or perhaps recover from an incomplete run, which would otherwise see them disqualified
  • Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta hosted the very first FD competition event in 2004 and has remained on the calendar ever since (2020 excluded)
  • Tires from all five of the 2021 FD PRO Championship partner brands – Falken, Federal, GT Radial, Nexen and Nitto – are represented in the top half of the qualification table

Because FD ATL is an evening event, all PRO competitors are using LED undercar lighting supplied by Official Lighting Partner, TYPE S

ROUND ONE QUALIFYING

FORMULA DRIFT ATLANTA RECAP
A results summary from FD ATL will be available tomorrow, followed by a full recap of FD PRO Round One on Monday including event images.