After 18 years of competing as a driver in the Formula Drift championship, Turn 14 Distribution driver Daijiro Yoshihara announces his retirement from the series.
During his time in the series, Daijiro who is known by his fans as Dai participated in 128 events, stood on the podium 28 times and, won 8 events. The defining moment for him was when he secured his 2011 Formula Drift Championship.
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By Joey Redmond
10. Rookie of the Year Race Still Tied!
Branden Sorensen and Simen Olsen are tied at 296 points after seven rounds of the Formula Drift season. Whoever lands a better finish at Irwindale Speedway next month will become the 2021 Formula Drift Rookie of the Year. Both drivers have pushed each other this season and it should be noted, before they enter Round 8, both of these drivers have scored more points than the last two seasons Formula Drift Rookie of the Year already. The Rookie of the Year title is an important beacon to show you are ready for the Formula Drift pro ranks in my opinion. The last two Rookie of the Year winners have been Adam LZ and Travis Reeder who have become competitive drivers in the sport.
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Ryan Sage steps up to Formula DRIFT President;
Jim Liaw moves to PRI position, continues as FD board member
Formula DRIFT is announcing today that Vice-President, Ryan Sage, will assume the role of President of Formula DRIFT Holdings, LLC as Jim Liaw moves to a new position at Performance Racing Industry.
Continue reading SERIES NEWS: FORMULA DRIFT ANNOUNCES LEADERSHIP CHANGE
As high temperatures sweep the nation, the Formula DRIFT PRO and Link ECU PROSPEC Championship teams were greeted by hot, humid conditions at World Wide Technology Raceway in Madison, IL. For the PRO drivers, Round 6: Crossroads should help to narrow down the field in the 2021 title race. And with 100 points available for a round winner, technically 32 of the 33 FD PRO drivers have a mathematical chance of winning. But, in reality, the title winner will almost certainly emerge from the top six drivers, who are all within 105 points of current leader, Chelsea DeNofa.
Continue reading SERIES NEWS: AASBO WINS FORMULA DRIFT PRO IN ST LOUIS, POWER WINS PROSPEC
Date: Saturday, August 28, 2021
Location: World Wide Technology Raceway, Madison, IL
Event: Formula DRIFT PRO Championship Round 6: Crossroads, and Link ECU PROSPEC Championship Round 3
Continue reading SERIES NEWS: COMPETITION RESULTS FROM THE ST LOUIS ROUNDS OF THE 2021 FORMULA DRIFT PRO AND PROSPEC CHAMPIONSHIPS