Formula D Round.3 Orlando Speedway

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_single_image border_color=”grey” img_link_target=”_blank” image=”6880″ img_size=”full” alignment=”center” img_link_large=”yes”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_single_image border_color=”grey” img_link_target=”_blank” image=”6668″ alignment=”center” img_link_large=”yes” img_size=”large”][vc_column_text]Team Rocket Bunny’s S15 Silvia was out for the first time in 2015.  S15 is powered by a Sprint car V8 making over 800hp.  Custom SS coilovers were provided for the suspension.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_single_image border_color=”grey” img_link_target=”_blank” image=”6669″ img_size=”large” img_link_large=”yes”][vc_column_text]The new build was finished days before the event and there were still kinks to be worked out.  Kenji Yamanaka also have never driven the car prior to the event but showed his experience by running consistent in practice.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_single_image border_color=”grey” img_link_target=”_blank” image=”6892″ img_size=”large” img_link_large=”yes”][vc_column_text]The new track layout made for a very unforgiving transition from the bank to the mid section and the crossover lane had a big jump in the middle, putting the suspension to work.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_single_image border_color=”grey” img_link_target=”_blank” image=”6896″ img_size=”large” img_link_large=”yes”][vc_column_text]As the day progressed Forrest was having some mechanical issues with the car and struggled to find his usual form.  On his 2nd qualifying run, the intercooler endtank separated and the headgasket failed.  The team worked hard through the night to get everything fixed for the competition day.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_single_image border_color=”grey” img_link_target=”_blank” image=”6897″ img_size=”large” img_link_large=”yes”][vc_column_text]Alec’s car was running consistent and looked very comfortable at his home track.  We were able to get the suspension dialed in and Alec commented “I’m able to throw the car into the bank with confidence!”[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_single_image border_color=”grey” img_link_target=”_blank” image=”6898″ img_size=”large” img_link_large=”yes”][vc_column_text]Alec’s first opponent was against Dai Yoshihara.  Dai’s consistency and smooth driving makes him a very dangerous at any track.  Alec was able to get more speed and angle through the bank and into the mid transition, forcing Dai to straighten out on the follow.  Alec was able to move onto the top 16 against Madmike.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_gallery type=”image_grid” interval=”3″ images=”6899,6900,6901,6902,6903,6904,6905,6906″ onclick=”link_image” custom_links_target=”_self” img_size=”medium”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”6908″ border_color=”grey” img_link_large=”yes” img_link_target=”_blank” img_size=”large”][vc_column_text]As Alec got ready for his top 16 run, the sky turned black and started to pour rain onto the track.  This made for a very slick and dangerous track.  Alec able to keep close to Madmike on the follow and had a good distance and speed on the lead run, securing the unanimous decision.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”6912″ border_color=”grey” img_link_large=”yes” img_link_target=”_blank” img_size=”large”][vc_column_text]Top 8 battle was against Ken Gushi.  At this point of the competition, due to time constraints, drivers were not allowed a “feeler” lap.  Track was still wet with dry bank, it made it very difficult for everyone to find good rhythm.  Ken on the lead run was much slower than expected causing Alec to spin on the transition.  Ken moved onto the top 4.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”6914″ border_color=”grey” img_link_large=”yes” img_link_target=”_blank” img_size=”large”][vc_column_text]We would like to congratulate Alec on his first Top 8 finish in FD Pro!  Please follow us for more upto date inside look of Team GetNuts![/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_gallery type=”flexslider_fade” interval=”3″ onclick=”link_image” custom_links_target=”_blank” images=”6916,6917,6918,6919,6920,6921,6922,6923,6924,6925,6926,6927,6928,6929,6930,6931,6932,6933,6934,6935,6936,6937,6938,6939,6940,6941,6942,6943,6944,6945,6946,6947,6948,6949,6950″ img_size=”full”][/vc_column][/vc_row]