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Formula Drift Round 5 Evergreen Speedway - Seattle Swing

Formula D: Round 5 - Evergreen Speedway, Monroe, WA

Charles Trieu
Dec 1, 2009
Photographer: Henry Z. De Kuyper

Chris Forsberg piloting his NOS/Maxxis 350Z came into Round 5 leading in points for both the Formula D series as well as the Tires.com Triple Crown bonus award. Forsberg ran through the whole event and left the same way he came in, as the points leader.

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After a 350Z battle royale with Tyler McQuarrie, Forsberg came out victorious leaving McQuarrie to face his Falken teammate Vaughn Gittin Jr. for a third place podium. After the smoke the Falken 350Z ended up taking the win from the Falken Mustang.

Once third place was established, Forsberg went up against Eric O'Sullivan and his Hankook/Rockstar WRX. We don't get to see too many WRXs in the Formula D series, and it's even more rare to see them place. Unfortunately after the grueling runs against McQuarrie, O'Sullivan's car was no longer in commission and Forsberg was announced as the winner or Round 5.

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The Seattle event ended with Forsberg winning and continuing his points lead in the series.

Formula D - Point Standings
1 Chris Forsberg NOS/Maxxis Nissan 350Z 410 Points
2 Ryan Tuerck Gardella/Mobil1 Pontiac Solstice 363
3 Tyler McQuarrie Falken Nissan 350Z 347
4 Samuel Hubinette NuFormz Dodge Viper 338
5 Vaughn Gittin Jr. Falken/Ford Racing Ford Mustang 336.5
6 Darren McNamara Falken/Sears Saturn Sky 316
7 Robbie Nishida Hankook/Dynamic Auto Nissan 350Z 314
8 Tanner Foust Rockstar/Hankook Scion tC 303.5
9 Justin Pawlak Bergenholtz/Nitto Mazda RX-8 298
10 Tony Brakohiapa Copper Tire Ford Mustang 282
11 Ross Petty Garage Boso/Falken Nissan Silvia (S15) 280.75
12 Joon Maeg Maxxis/LS Auto Nissan 240SX (S13.5) 275.75
13 Taka Aono Technosquare Toyota Corolla (AE86) 273
14 Patrick Mordaunt PM Racing Nissan 240SX (S13) 268.25
15 Stephan Verdier Cooper Tire/Crawford Subaru STI 263
16 Daijiro Yoshihara Falken Tire/Discount Tire Lexus IS350 260

Check all the photos from this Formula D at www.superstreetonline.com!

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FORMULA D - ROUND 5 RESULTS
1st Place Chris Forsberg NOS/Maxxis Nissan 350Z
2nd Place Eric O'Sullivan Hankook/Rockstar Subaru WRX
3rd Place Tyler McQaurrie Falken Nissan 350Z
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