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Jan 30, 2014

#FormulaDrift 2014 World Wide Schedule is Out!

From newswire:

"For Immediate Release

January 23, 2014

Formula DRIFT Announces 2014 Pro Championship Global Schedule 



Long Beach, Calif. – January 23, 2014 – Formula DRIFT has announced their 2014 Pro Championship Global Schedule. The new schedule will lay the foundation for the 2015 World Championship.

The official 2014 Pro Championship Global Schedule will consist of seven events through the United States along with global events taking place in Japan and Australia. Two invitational stand-alone events have also been added to the schedule. 

Four selected Pro Championship events will feature the newly created Pro2 category with Round 3 at newly added venue Homestead Miami Speedway, Round 6 at Texas Motor Speedway, Round 7 at Irwindale Speedway and one more event to be determined at a later date.

Complete schedule listed below.

Asia Round 1 - Pathum Thani Speedway, Thailand - January 18-19
Round 1 - Streets of Long Beach – Long Beach, CA – April 4-5
Invitational: Streets of Long Beach (Super Drift Challenge part of the Long Beach GP) - Long Beach, CA - April 11-12
Round 2 - Road to the Championship – Road Atlanta – Atlanta, GA – May 9-10
Round 3 - Invasion – Homestead Miami Speedway – Miami, FL – May 30-31
Round 4 - The Gauntlet – Wall Speedway - Wall, NJ – June 20-21
Asia Round 2 - Fuji Speedway, Japan - July 5-6
Round 5 - Throwdown – Evergreen Speedway - Monroe, WA – July 18-19
Invitational: Autodrome St. Eustache - August 30-31
Round 6 - Showdown - Texas Motor Speedway – September 12-13
Round 7 - Title Fight – Toyota Speedway at Irwindale – Irwindale, CA - October 10-11
Asia Round 3 - Sydney Motorsports Park, Australia - October 18-19

*global schedule subject to change

"We are proud to continue with the eleventh season of Formula DRIFT and excited to make steps to grow the sport internationally," stated Jim Liaw, president and co-founder of Formula DRIFT. "This season will solidify the Series as the worldwide leader for our sport."

The Formula DRIFT website is currently being updated with tickets for select events now available to purchase online. 

For more information visit: www.formuladrift.com 

For more information contact: 
John Pangilinan
The ID Agency
213.802.0863
john@theidagency.com


ABOUT FORMULA DRIFT

Entering its eleventh season, Formula DRIFT is recognized as the North American professional drifting championship. Established on the streets of Japan, drifting has evolved into a worldwide competitive sport that challenges each driver's driving ability and vehicle control. Formula DRIFT provides a forum for professional drifters to compete nationwide for the coveted Formula DRIFT Championship crown. As the first official series in North America, Formula DRIFT has taken competitive motorsports to the extreme, attracting fans and car enthusiasts from all walks of life and establishes itself as the world-wide leader for the Sport. For a competition schedule and ticket information, visit: www.formuladrift.com.


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