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Monday, May 13, 2013

Round 2 - Road Atlanta 2013

 Monday Coverage from Formula Drift #FDATL:


Unfortunately our trip to Formula Drift Rd.2 Atlanta this weekend, did not go at all as planned.  Although Ken Gushi and GReddy Racing X Scion Racing Drift FR-S was in top form during Thursday and Friday practice, the results were less then ideal.  The car showed great speed and lots of smoke.  But it was a mechanical failure late in the last practice session right before Friday qualifying, that ended the race weekend early for the team.

The Team rallied to rectify the problem in time for Ken make a qualifying attempt, but just didn't have enough time with the new knock-out style qualifying system. 
It was a great disappointment for the entire team not have the Drift FR-S running on Saturdays for the fans, but Ken made the best of the bad situation to take time to visit with fans in the pits.  We will strive to do much better in the next round, Rd.3 Palm Beach, FL at the end of this month.  May 31-June 1st.

   Congratulations to FDATL evnet winners: 1st Daigo Saito, 2nd Darren McNamara, 3rd Vaughn Gittin

Here's some footage we found on youtube of Ken practicing in Atlanta:

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