Formula Drift Round 4 “The Gauntlet” was held on Saturday June 23rd 2012 at Wall Speedway, NJ. The weather was hot and the competition was fierce. All the drivers battle for the podium spots with Vaughn Gittin, Jr taking 1st place follow by Daijiro Yoshihara grabbing 2nd and Chris Forsberg coming in at 3rd place. For more photos of the event Click Here!
The Gauntlet at Wall Speedway in New Jersey is one of the most brutal tracks on the Formula D circuit that the drivers face year to year. With the steep banking turns and harsh transitions from bank to flat really takes its tolls on both the cars and the drivers. The turn 1 guard rail seem to have collected more casualties this year more then any other even taking out #1 qualifier Ryan Tuerck on his home track.
Conrad Grunewald went on to take top position on the podium with points leader Justin Pawlack taking 2nd and teammate Daijiro Yoshihara in 3rd staying right behind Justin in the points count.
Formula Drift Round 4: The Gauntlet at Wall Speedway in NJ was another exciting event where the combination of the banking on the track and the competitive nature of the drivers pushed them to the limits. As a result a few of the vehicles were damaged in competition in dramatic fashion keeping them from advancing to the later rounds. The fans witnessed a true showing of world class drifting. Stay tuned for our very own coverage video. For more photos of the event Click Here!