Formula Drift results from round 1 of Pro Championship

Formula Drift results from round 1 of Pro Championship

06.09.2020: EVENT DETAILS Date: Saturday, September 5, 2020 Location: World Wide Technology Raceway near St Louis, MO Event: Round One, Formula DRIFT PRO Championship

 
EVENT DETAILS

Date: Saturday, September 5, 2020

 

 

Location: World Wide Technology Raceway near St Louis, MO

Event: Round One, Formula DRIFT PRO Championship
 



RESULTS



Winner: Fredric Aasbo (Norway) – Rockstar Energy Drink / Nitto Tire GR Supra

Second: Ryan Tuerck (USA) – Gumout / Nitto Tire / Mobil 1 Toyota Corolla

Third: Aurimas "Odi" Bakchis (Lithuania) – Falken Tires / Feal Suspension Nissan S15
 





NOTES



•    Fredric Aasbo won Round One in a brand new car


•    After losing power steering in his Top 16 battle with Dylan Hughes (USA), Ryan Tuerck still reached the Final but was handicapped against Aasbo


•    Toyotas prepared by Papadakis Racing took first and second places


•    Chris Forsberg (USA) in the NOS Energy Drink Nissan 370Z on Nexen Tires finished fourth but failed to make repairs to compete in the third-place run-off against Odi Bakchis


•    Best rookie performance was by Alec Robbins (USA) in the Fasetto Nissan 350Z who finished in 16th position


•    Taylor Hull (USA) driving the Comp Cams / Achilles Radial / YellowSpeed Racing Cadillac ATS-V was very emotional after achieving his first ever heat win in Top 32, but was eliminated in Top 16


•    29 drivers competed in FD STL Round One, representing eight different countries and including eight rookies
 



FORMULA DRIFT PRO CHAMPIONSHIP STANDINGS AFTER ROUND ONE

POSITION    DRIVER    POINTS




1    Fredric Aasbo    100
2    Ryan Tuerck    88
3    Aurimas Bakchis    76
4    Chris Forsberg    64
5    Kazuya Taguchi    48
6    Justin Pawlak    48
7    Dylan Hughes     48
8    Dan Burkett    48
9    Matt Field    32
10    Vaughn Gittin Jr    32
11    Daijiro Yoshihara    32
12    Chelsea Denofa    32
13    Michael Essa    32
14    Jeff Jones    32
15    Taylor Hull    32
16    Robbins    32
 



2020 AUTO CUP STANDINGS

Toyota    188
Nissan    112
Ford    80
Chevrolet    48
BMW    32
 
2020 TIRE CUP STANDINGS


Nitto    188
Falken    124
Nexen    112
Achilles    80
GT Radial    64
 



2020 SEASON


The 2020 Formula DRIFT PRO and Link ECU PRO2 Championships continues on September 25-27 at Evergreen Speedway in Seattle, WA. Please visit formulad.com for 2020 event details, ticket purchases, driver profiles, new content and livestream information.
 



 
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