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D1GP Invasion - Hype 411

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Luke Munnell
Apr 1, 2008

Fans Who Attended D1GP's two-day season finale got double the amount of the world's finest drifting, as Irwindale hosted not only the organization's USA competition, but their All-Star World Championship, as well. Saturday's drift sessions pitted the series' best drivers against each other in tandem tsuiso-style matches to determine the best of the best. After 14 hard-fought battles, Atsushi Kuroi Met Last year's champion Nobushige Kumakubo in the finals, and despite clocking the fastest entry speed of the whole shebang-139mph-eventually fell to the newly debuted RWD Lancer after six rounds.

The world's finest drifters (from 13 different nations) butted heads the following with the competition boiling down to a literal "clash of the titans", as newly crowned Nobushige-san Met '05 champion Vaughn Gitten Jr., in what was undeniably some of the most precise drifting seen in U.S. Competition To date. After The Evo and 'Stang lapped the track seemingly joined at the fender, it was the U.S. that with Jr. as the last man standing. www.d1gp.com

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