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Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Ken Gushi and GReddy Racing finish 2nd in the Finale for 2nd in the Championship.

Ken Gushi and the GReddy Performance X Hankook Tire X Scion Racing FR-S advanced to the finals for a 2nd place in the Irwindale Speedway, Rd.7 finale to secure 2nd overall in the 2015 Formula Drift Pro Championships. (with 433pts.) just behind Scion Racing / Hankook Tire teammate Frederic Aasbo.

The 1-2 Scion Racing Championship finish also contributed to Scion's 2nd consecutive Formula Drift Manufacturer's Cup title and Hankook Tire's 3rd consecutive Formula Drift Tire Manufacture's Cup title.

While receiving his 2nd place overall Cup for the 2015 season at the  the Formula Drift post season award banquet, Ken also was also awarded the Spirit of Drifting Award by his peers.  GReddy Team leader Kenji Sumino, was awarded Team Manager of the Year Award and team member, Nate Taskon received the Crew Member of the Year Award to finish off the 2015 Formula D season.

2015 saw the GReddy Team gain 4 podiums with 2 finals and 2 Top Qualifiers.

For more on the hard fought battles of the Formula Drift season finale at the "House of Drift" Irwindale Speedway, stay tuned for another blog post coming soon...

Congratulations to FDIRW event winners:
   1st Fredric Aasbo, 2nd Ken Gushi and 3rd Forrest Wang  

And 2015 Series Champions:
   1st Fredric Aasbo, 2nd Ken Gushi and 3rd Chris Forsberg 

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