Monday, March 17, 2014

Vegas Drift Formula D ProAm Round 2 Phoenix

There's nothing like spring in Arizona. The warm sun and cool breeze make track days quite enjoyable. March 8th 2014 marks Round 2 of Vegas ProAm drift series held at Bondurant's West Track. Drivers from all over the Nation came down to compete in Formula Drift's ProAm series for a shot at obtaining a professional drifting license.

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Cinematography wizard, Josh Heron came down to show off his Navan Zenki s14 with the Get Nuts crew.

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Local Hot Boyz at Elevens' Paint & Fiber keeping the stance game on lock with their Zenki s14.

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The "voice of drift" and good friend Jarod Deanda, official Formula D announcer, came down to do what he does best with his vocals. This gave the upcoming drivers a true feel of the Formula Drift dreams that lie ahead.

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Formula D driver and local hero, George Marstanovic showed everyone what years of seat time can do in his LS powered, dogbox drive trained FC Rx7.

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Formula D ProAm judge, Tommy Suell flew into the local Chandler airport just in time for the action.

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Our top 16 drivers were ready for the main battle.

It was a close battle for 1st Place between Brandon Patterson and Mauricio Ornelas but Brandon came out on top for the second consecutive win in the series. Great driving from Mauricio and a well deserved first podium of the season. Spike Chen taking 3rd place as he did in Round 1 which will put him in second so far in the points standings. Outstanding event thanks to Vegas Drift and Bondurant!

- Marc Bergeon for Rubber & Iron

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