Formula DRIFT Tickets On-Sale for Round 1: Streets of Long Beach; Seventh Championship Season Set to Begin

Long Beach, Calif. – February 9, 2010 – Formula DRIFT prepares to begin the seventh professional championship season. Tickets are now available for Round 1: Streets of Long Beach on April 9 and 10, including reserved seating, 2-day ticket packages, and VIP tickets.

“What has turned into one of the most anticipated events annually in Long Beach, Formula DRIFT, has put tickets online today for the first round of the seven stop national championship,” said Ryan Sage, executive vice president and co-founder of Formula DRIFT. “Now in our 4th year at the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach Street Course, over 50 of the world’s top drifters will be in action at what has turned into a sell-out event year after year.”

Round 1: Streets of Long Beach tickets are available via the Formula DRIFT website at www.formuladrift.com, Ticketmaster outlets, and the Long Beach Convention Center box office. Ticket prices start at $27 online with reserved tickets available for Saturday’s competition day. 2-day packages are also available along with VIP ticket packages.

The action begins on April 9th in Long Beach, California and will be held on Turns 9, 10, and 11 of the famous Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach street course. New cars and drivers will be entering the Series and will make for another exciting season. Current champion Chris Forsberg looks to defend his title against returning past champions Tanner Foust, Rhys Millen, and Samuel Hubinette and top drivers Vaughn Gittin Jr., Ryan Tuerck, and the rest of the talented roster of drivers.

Bergenholtz Racing Announces Joon Maeng As Driver

Bergenholtz Racing

“It’s an honor to be here and I’m looking forward to the 2010 season running with Bergenholtz Racing,” said Joon Maeng, driver of the Bergenholtz Racing Mazda RX-8. “Words can not describe the gratitude in my heart to have the opportunity to drive for Bergenholtz Racing. Thank you all for coming out to show your support.”

Congrats to Joon & the Bergenholtz!

One/One Showcase by Fatlace meets Formula D

Fatlace

San Francisco, Calif. – January 26, 2010 – Formula DRIFT in conjunction with Fatlace, LLC, is proud to announce the launch of the inaugural ONE OF ONE, the Fatlace Car Show Series. ONE OF ONE is the official Car Show Series of Formula DRIFT and will be held at each 2010 Formula DRIFT event nationwide. The first show of the series will go down at Formula DRIFT Round 1: Streets of Long Beach, adjacent to the track.
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