It All Comes Down to the TITLE FIGHT for the Formula DRIFT Championship
The Irwindale Speedway is known as the "House of Drift." The legendary drifting venue gave drifting in the U.S it's roots and is often referred to as the "birthplace" of American drifting.
The Formula DRIFT Championship will be decided at this final event of the season and drivers will battle one last time to earn the coveted title of Formula DRIFT champion. The track is the home track for most of the drivers and each year the competition grows more intense. The infamous course is challenging and exciting utilizing part of the short oval track and many inside turns.
Daijiro Yoshihara took home the championship and Tires.com Triple Crown bonus award while Tyler McQuarrie finished in 1st place during the event. Come watch as the drivers go all out and put it all on the line one last time for a chance to become the new Formula DRIFT champion.
Schedule of Events
Friday, October 12, 2012 — Practice & Qualifying
2:00pm – 10:00pm - Gates Open to the Public - Venue
2:00pm – 3:00pm - FD: Open Practice - Session 1 - Track
3:30pm – 4:30pm - FD: Open Practice - Session 2 - Track
5:00pm – 7:30pm - FD: Qualifying - Track
7:45pm – 8:00pm - FD: MANDATORY Drivers Meeting; Qualifying Results - FD HQ
8:00pm – 9:00pm - FD: Autograph Signing Session - TBA
9:15pm – 10:15pm - FD: Open Practice - Top 32 - Track
Saturday, October 13, 2012 — Main Event
3:00pm – 4:00pm – FD: Open Practice – Top 32 – Track
4:30pm – 6:15pm – FD: Main Competition – Round of 32 – Track
6:15pm – 7:45pm – "Halftime" Break – Main Paddock
7:45pm – 8:00pm – National Anthem / Opening Ceremonies – Track
8:00pm – 10:00pm – FD: Main Competition – Round of 16 to Finals – Track
10:00pm – 10:30pm – FD: Trophy Ceremony & Closing – Main Paddock