2020 Formula DRIFT Results From Round Two PRO Championship

2020 Formula DRIFT Results From Round Two PRO Championship

Here are the results from Round Two of the 2020 Formula DRIFT PRO Championship.

EVENT DETAILS

Date: Sunday, September 6, 2020
Location: World Wide Technology Raceway near St Louis, MO
Event: Round Two, Formula DRIFT PRO Championship

RESULTS

Winner: Chelsea DeNofa (USA) – BC Racing / Nitto Tire Ford Mustang RTR
Second: Aurimas "Odi" Bakchis (Lithuania) – Falken Tires / Feal Suspension Nissan S15
Third: Ryan Tuerck (USA) – Gumout / Nitto Tire / Mobil 1 Toyota Corolla

NOTES

  • Second round of first-ever Formula DRIFT PRO Championship double-header weekend
  • Round One winner – Fredric Aasbo (Norway) in the Rockstar Energy Drink / Nitto Tire GR Supra – eliminated from Top 16 by Matt Field following collision shortly after starting line on second run. Aasbo adjudged at fault for not providing sufficient space for lead driver to initiate
  • Kenshiro Gushi (Japan) was suffering all weekend with a slipped disc back injury in his KGMS / Toyota / Gazoo Racing / Achilles Tire GR Supra. He decided to run today without medication to keep a clear head. Although he needed to be helped out of his car by his team, Gushi fought through to the Great 8 before eventually being eliminated by Matt Field
  • Chelsea DeNofa’s last win was in September 2019 at FD TX
  • Matt Field (USA) in Falken Tires / Borla Exhaust C6 Chevrolet Corvette finished fourth, beaten in the third-place run-off by Ryan Tuerck
  • Best rookie performance was by Adam LZ (USA) in the Enjuku Racing Nissan S15, who finished 25th
  • Bakchis and Tuerck are tied at the top of the FD PRO Championship heading into the doubleheader at Evergreen Raceway for Rounds Three and Four on September 25-27
  • Toyota leads the Auto Cup and Nitto leads the Tire Cup after two rounds

ROUND TWO TOP 16 PRO DRIVER POINTS

  1. Chelsea Denofa: 100
  2. Aurimas Bakchis: 88
  3. Ryan Tuerck: 76
  4. Matt Field: 64
  5. Dylan Hughes: 48
  6. Justin Pawlak: 48
  7. Michael Essa: 48
  8. Ken Gushi: 48
  9. Dan Burkett: 32
  10. Kazuya Taguchi" 32
  11. Chris Forsberg: 32
  12. Fredric Aasbo: 32
  13. Vaughn Gittin Jr: 32
  14. Daijiro Yoshihara: 32
  15. Jeff Jones: 32
  16. Travis Reeder: 32

2020 PRO CHAMPIONSHIP DRIVER STANDINGS

  1. Bakchis: 164 / Falken
  2. Tuerck: 164 / Nitto
  3. DeNofa: 132 / Nitto
  4. Aasbo: 132 / Nitto
  5. Field: 96 / Falken

2020 AUTO CUP STANDINGS

  1. Toyota: 312
  2. Ford: 228
  3. Nissan: 176
  4. Chevrolet: 128
  5. BMW: 80

2020 TIRE CUP STANDINGS

  1. Nitto: 364
  2. Falken: 276
  3. Achilles: 176
  4. Nexen: 176
  5. GT Radial: 128

2020 SEASON

The 2020 Formula DRIFT PRO and Link ECU PRO2 Championships continue on September 25-27 at Evergreen Speedway in Seattle, WA. Please visit formulad.com for 2020 event details, ticket purchases, driver profiles, new content and livestream information.

ABOUT FORMULA DRIFT

Formula DRIFT is recognized as the leading international drifting championship. Established on the streets of Japan, drifting has evolved into a worldwide competitive sport that challenges each driver's ability and control. Formula DRIFT provides a series for the best professional drifters from across the globe to compete nationwide for the coveted Formula DRIFT Championship. As the first official drifting series in North America, Formula DRIFT has taken competitive motorsports to the extreme, attracting drift fans and car enthusiasts from all walks of life, and established itself as the global leader for the sport.

For a competition schedule, ticket information, special content and livestream, visit formulad.com.

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2020 FORMULA DRIFT OFFICIAL SPONSORS

Major Sponsor, Official Vehicle Lighting, Dash Cam & Jump Starter – TYPE S
Major Sponsor, Official Energy Drink – NOS Energy Drink
Major Sponsor, Official Military Branch – United States Air Force
Major Sponsor, Official Engine Oil – Royal Purple
Major Sponsor, Official ECU, PRO2 Title Sponsor – Link Engine Management
Major Sponsors – Achilles Tires, Falken Tires, GT Radial
Tire Supplier – Nexen Tire, Nitto Tire
Official Sponsors – Ford Performance, BC Racing, Toyota Racing
Associated Sponsors – Enkei Wheels, Torque Drift, NGK Spark Plugs, Rays Wheels
Technical Partner – PCI Race Radios, Proform

Photography by Larry Chen (@larry_chen_foto)


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