Visitors to the Los Angeles Auto Show and fans of Formula DRIFT will have an opportunity to experience the unparalleled excitement of drift demos. For anybody who has never witnessed 1000hp Formula DRIFT PRO cars in action, they’re guaranteed an unforgettable spectacle that will thrill any motorsports enthusiast.
With the smoke still clearing from the Final Round of the 2022 Formula DRIFT PRO Championship, the series is announcing its 2023 schedule today at SEMA in Las Vegas.
The perfect weekend sees the Norwegian qualify first, win Round 8, and claim the 2022 FD PRO Championship Continue reading AASBO IS CROWNED 2022 FORMULA DRIFT PRO CHAMPION AND WINS IRWINDALE ROUND 8
Date: Friday, October 14, 2022
Location: Irwindale Speedway, Irwindale, CA
Event: Formula DRIFT PRO Championship Round 8: Title Fight
For the first time in the 19-year history of the Formula DRIFT series, Utah Motorsports Campus in Grantsville, UT hosted both the FD PRO Championship Round 7: Type S Elevated presented by Autozone as well as the Final Round of the Link ECU PROSPEC Championship.
As the fastest course on the 2022 schedule that saw the drivers initiating into the first turn at more than 100mph, the track presented a unique challenge. Teams would need to find enough grip to accelerate hard into the first turn, but not too much that the car wouldn’t transition smoothly. With three Outside Zones and two Inside Clips, the drivers also needed precision to hit the marks and advance to the final rounds.