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Formula Drift: Michael Essa Crowned 2013 FD Champion & Daigo Saito Wins Rnd 7

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The 2013 10th Anniversary Formula Drift season ended at Irwindale Speedway in front of a sold out crowd this past weekend! Essa would ultimately end up winning the championship and Daigo would win round 7. But, not before a bit of a controversy. The controversy unfolded as soon as top 32 began. Essa qualified first, and would compete against the 32nd place qualifier Luke Pakula. Essa blows his engine during his lead run and from my understanding, Luke Pakula's AE86 looses a couple of gears in his transmission. Essa calls 5 minutes and fafdsaf bows out, handing Essa the win....

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Drift: Formula Drift Rnd 2 at Road Atlanta | Pt 1

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Most of us who follow Formula Drift around the country would agree, if you only had one round you could attend in the season, round 2 at Road Atlanta would be the one. One of, if not the most energetic Formula Drift crowd in the series combined with an awesome track with a crazy fast entry, can only make for an exciting event. Formula Drift's first ever event took place here at Road Atlanta. Road Atlanta also built horse shoe part of the track specifically for Formula Drift. It's one thing to convince a professional race track to host a...

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Drift: Dai Yoshihara Victorious at Formula Drift Round 1

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Formula Drift kicked off it's tenth season in Long Beach, California. It was another amazing event with over 50 drivers competing to a sold out crowd! Competition was fierce with Dai Yoshihara not only qualifying in first place, but coming out victorious - with Vaughn Gittin JR in second and Chris Forsberg in third. More Formula Drift Round 1 action after the jump! Top 16 competition included Matt Powers going against the 2011 champ Dai Yoshihara in an S14 vs S13 battle. After two good run's Dai took the win. Both Aasbo and 2012 FD champion Daigo Saito were on...

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Drift: Formula Drift Round 1 Top Three Qualifiers

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It was a great day for drifting today in Long Beach, CA with Dai Yoshihara qualifying 1st, McNamara 2nd, and Michael Essa 3rd. Formula Drift Round 1 Top 32 Qualifying Drivers list after the jump. Darren McNamara qualified second. Michael Essa qualified third. The full list of qualifying drivers.

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Quick Shop Visit: Our visit to Texas Track Works

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Made a quick stop at Texas Track Works this afternoon and had a chance to take a few pics. Texas Track Works is a full-service shop and racing facility providing repairs, maintenance and upgrades for any type of vehicle. This one above is a 1995 BMW E36 M3 on 18x9.5 +38 ASA wheels soon switching over to 18x10 +25 light weight Enkei NT03+M Racing Series wheels (the purpose of my visit). More pics from our visit after the jump. Gutted, with Roll cage, Cobra race seats, etc. Mostly stock under the hood but had to get a shot. Another shot...

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