“This Is What Dreams Are Made Of” WORDS The Speedhunters IMAGES Larry Chen
Speedhunters driver Fredric Aasbø knew what he had to do coming into Formula Drift’s 2015 Final Fight – and he delivered.
In front of a sold out audience at Irwindale Speedway, the ‘Norwegian Hammer’ took the Formula Drift Pro and World Championship titles, and then finished off his stellar season with the round win.
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FORMULA DRIFT 101: BECOME AN EXPERT
The incredible GoPro footage from a Formula DRIFT run paints an exciting picture of intense wheel-to-wheel action and driving prowess, but many who aren’t familiar with DRIFT may assume that it is merely head-to-head racing on a short course. But that, indeed, is not the case. In fact, Formula DRIFT is the only motorsports discipline that relies on subjectivity to find a winner. More specifically, a win is based upon a judged score, not who crossed the finish line first.
So how do you score big in DRIFT, you ask?