Formula DRIFT kicks-off their 6th season on the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach Street Course
The Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach Street Course has been around since 1977. Highlighted by IndyCar, American Le Mans Series, The Toyota Pro/Celebrity race, Speed GT, and now Formula DRIFT.
Formula DRIFT is now its 5th straight year at the famous Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach Street Course and has expanded to have their own event one week prior to the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach. The annual Team Drift event will follow the following weekend during the Grand Prix of Long Beach on April 16-18.
Utilizing Turns 9, 10, and 11 of the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach Street Course, Formula DRIFT slides its way on the only actual street course utilized for drifting. With a high-speed entry and very tight spacing between the cars and walls, there is no room for mistakes, making the opening round of the Formula DRIFT season one of the most exciting drift events of the year.
The Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach Street Course is the only track on the circuit that is held on actual city streets making it a one of a kind event. This event also features: the new Fatlace One of One Showcase car show, a huge vendor village, give-aways, driver autograph sessions, Open Pits to see the cars and stars up close and personal, and much much more!
Round 1: Streets of Long Beach will kick-off the 2010 Professional Championship season in style with new cars, new drivers, and all the sideways excitement that Formula DRIFT is known for. Champion Chris Forsberg will be back to defend his title against all competitors including 2-time champions Tanner Foust and Samuel Hubinette along with Vaughn Gittin Jr., Ryan Tuerck, Tyler McQuarrie, Rhys Millen, and the rest of the talented pool of drivers.
Dont miss out on the exciting 2010 Formula DRIFT Season Opener on April 9-10!
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Schedule of Events
Friday, April 9, 2010 - Preview Day
10:00 am Box Office Open Long Beach Arena Box Office
1:00 pm 5:00 pm Gates Open to the Public Venue
3:30 pm 4:30 pm Autograph Signing Session Formula DRIFT Trailer
4:30 pm 5:30 pm Open Practice Track
5:00 pm Gates Close to Public
Saturday, April 10, 2010 - Main Event
9:00 am 5:00 pm Box Office Open Long Beach Arena Box Office
10:00 am Gates Open to the Public - Venue
11:30 am 1:00 pm Main Competition: Round of 32 Track
1:00 pm 2:00 pm "Half-time" Break Venue
2:00 pm 2:30 pm National Anthem / Opening Ceremonies Track
2:30 pm Main Competition: Round of 16 to Finals Track
4:30 pm 5:00 pm Trophy Ceremony and Closing Main Paddock
5:00 pm Box Office Close Long Beach Arena Box Office
6:00 pm Gates Close to Public
*SCHEDULE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE