Formula Drift Round.5 Seattle Evergreen Speedway

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_single_image border_color=”grey” img_link_target=”_blank” image=”7328″ 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=”7330″ alignment=”center” img_link_large=”yes” img_size=”large”][vc_column_text]Alec qualified 9th and matched up against Kyle Mohan in the top 32. Alec put down consistent lead and chase runs and took the win setting up runback tandem battle with Chris Forsberg for the top 16.  Chris took out Alec in a close battle at New Jersey.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_single_image border_color=”grey” img_link_target=”_blank” image=”7331″ img_size=”large” img_link_large=”yes”][vc_column_text]Alec was able to put a decent gap on the lead and followed Chris closely on the chase for the victory![/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_single_image border_color=”grey” img_link_target=”_blank” image=”7335″ img_size=”large” img_link_large=”yes”][vc_column_text]Forrest known for his exciting qualifying runs, got 6th and got Madmike for the top 32 battle.[/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=”7336″ img_size=”large” img_link_large=”yes”][vc_column_text]It was another epic fierce battle from the 2 of the most exciting drivers in FD!  They went to battle 3 times as the judges called for 2 one more time!  Eventually Forrest made a mistake and Madmike moved into the top 16 battle.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_single_image border_color=”grey” img_link_target=”_blank” image=”7337″ img_size=”large” img_link_large=”yes”][vc_column_text]Alec’s top 8 battle was against Team Achilles Daigo Saito.  Daigo’s GTR was beaten up from the previous battle but showed no signs of slowing down.  He made a mistake on the lead run and gave the win to Alec[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_single_image border_color=”grey” img_link_target=”_blank” image=”7338″ img_size=”large” img_link_large=”yes”][vc_column_text]Top 4 battle was against Team Roush’s JTP.  Another round with thunderstorms in the forecast.  The rain made the track unpredictable and tested the driver’s courage and reactions.  Alec’s comfort in rain showed, as he took out JTP in the battle for the final![/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_gallery type=”image_grid” interval=”3″ images=”7339,7340,7341,7342,7343,7344,7345,7346″ 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=”7346″ border_color=”grey” img_link_large=”yes” img_link_target=”_blank” img_size=”large”][vc_column_text]Finals – Aasbo vs Hohnadell  The rain by this time was coming down hard and the whole track was pretty much wet.  Both drivers showed amazing car control but at the end Aasbo showed better lines and speed.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”7347″ border_color=”grey” img_link_large=”yes” img_link_target=”_blank” img_size=”large”][vc_column_text]It was a bitter sweet ending as we wanted to see the final battle in the dry but it was an amazing weekend to finish on the podium!

 [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”7348″ border_color=”grey” img_link_large=”yes” img_link_target=”_blank” img_size=”large”][vc_column_text]We would like to congratulate Alec Hohnadell for taking 2nd place at Formula Drift Rd. 5![/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_gallery type=”image_grid” interval=”3″ onclick=”link_image” custom_links_target=”_blank” images=”7344,7349,7350,7351,7352,7353,7354,7355,7356,7357,7358,7359,7360,7361,7362,7363,7364,7365,7366,7367,7368,7369,7370,7371,7372,7373,7374,7375,7376,7377,7378,7379,7380,7381,7382,7383,7384,7385,7386,7387,7388,7389,7390″ img_size=”full”][/vc_column][/vc_row]