Formula DRIFT Continues to Expand ProAm Network
Long Beach, Calif. – April 1, 2010 – Formula DRIFT continues expansion of the ProAm network signing 8 Formula DRIFT Affiliate Series for the 2010 season that will cover America’s top drifting markets.
Entering its seventh season, Formula DRIFT continues to be the global leader in drifting. The ProAm network bridges the gap for drivers looking to enter the Formula DRIFT professional ranks. Current Formula DRIFT professionals such as Justin Pawlak and Joon Maeng have successfully moved through the ProAm system each finishing the 2009 season within the Top 20.
“The Formula DRIFT ProAm Affiliate system is an extension to the Formula DRIFT Pro Championship,” said Jim Liaw president and co-founder of Formula DRIFT. “We have partnered with the nation’s most experienced regional, grassroots, and amateur organizations to help take amateur drifting to new heights. We will continue to expand this program as it progresses throughout the season”
The Formula DRIFT ProAm network consists of various regional point series that caters to the team/driver in transition from amateur to the professional level. Currently, the 9 Formula DRIFT Affiliate Series within in the ProAm network include:
Club FR – www.clubfr.net
Evergreen Drift – www.evergreendrift.com
Just Drift – www.justdrift.com
Midwest Drift Union – www.mdudrift.com
Southeast Drift – southeastdrift.com
Streetwise Drift – streetwisedrift.com
ThunderDrift – www.thunderdrift.com
Vegas Drift – www.vegasdrift.com
Xtreme Drift Circuit – www.xtremedriftcircuit.com
Each Affiliate Series will be its own point series or championship with the top finishing driver(s) in each series to receive either a 2011 Formula DRIFT Pro license or an invitation to the ProAm Nationals in October.
During 3 of the Formula DRIFT Pro Championship event weekends a ProAm event will be held in conjunction with Formula DRIFT. This includes: Round 2 : Road to the Championship at Road Atlanta on May 7-8 operated by Streetwise Drift with driver points will go toward both the Streetwise Drift Series and the Southeast Drift Series. Round 4 : Throwdown at Evergreen Speedway on July 9-10 operated by Evergreen Drift with points going towards the Evergreen Drift Series. Round 5 : After Dark at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on August 20-21 operated by Vegas Drift and driver points going towards the Vegas Drift Series.
The Affiliate Series will feed the best up-and-coming drivers with many of the drivers hoping to compete at the Formula DRIFT professional level in the 2011 season.
More information regarding the 2010 Formula DRIFT ProAm Nationals will be release shortly.
For more information visit www.formuladrift.com