Justin Pawlak | State of Stance

Formula D: Irwindale | Title Fight

Formula D: Irwindale Title Fight   Photography by Emil Garcia Press Release via John Pangilinan   Round 7: Final Fight at Irwindale Speedway Results; Daigo Saito Takes the Event Victory and Michael Essa is Crowned Champion Long Beach, Calif. – October 13, 2013 – Formula DRIFT presented by GoPro returned to Irwindale Speedway for the final event of the 2013 season. Daigo Saito in the Achilles Tire / Bridges Racing Lexus SC430 takes the event victory. Michael Essa in the GSR Autosport / Yokohama BMW M3 is crowned champion. Lexus wins the inaugural manufacturer’s championship and Hankook Tire wins the tire championship...

Formula D: Texas | Showdown

Formula D: Texas Showdown   Photography by Emil Garcia Press Release via John Pangilinan Round 6: Showdown at Texas Motor Speedway Results; Michael Essa Takes the Victory and the Points Lead   Long Beach, Calif. – September 15, 2013 – Formula DRIFT presented by GoPro entered Texas Motor Speedway for the first time. Michael Essa in the GSR Autosport / Yokohama BMW M3 takes the victory and the lead in the Pro Championship points chase heading into the final competition of the 2013 season. Round 6: Showdown saw a return to Texas with the first Formula DRIFT event in the Lone Star State since 2005. Texas Motor Speedway hosted...

Formula D: New Jersey | The Gauntlet

Formula D: New Jersey The Gauntlet   Press Release via John Pangilinan Photography Emil Garcia & Nelson Queralta Round 4: The Gauntlet at Wall Speedway Results; Daigo Saito Takes the Victory Long Beach, Calif. – June 22, 2013 – Formula DRIFT presented by GoPro returned to Wall Speedway in New Jersey for Round 4: The Gauntlet. Daigo Saito the driver of the Achilles / Bridges Racing Lexus SC430 increases his Championship point lead with his second victory of the season. For the second year in a row, Round 4: The Gauntlet showcased action in front of a sold out crowd in New Jersey. This event marks the half-way mark for the...

FD Palm Beach | Invasion

FD Palm Beach Invasion Press Release by John Pangilian Photography by Emil Garcia, Nelson Queralta & Michael Alvarado Round 3: Invasion at Palm Beach International Raceway Results; Michael Essa Takes the Victory Long Beach, Calif. – June 1, 2013 – Formula DRIFT presented by GoPro returned to Palm Beach International Raceway for Round 3: Invasion. Michael Essa in the GSR Autosport / Yokohama Tire BMW M3 takes the victory and moves into third place overall in the standings. Round 3: Invasion returned for the third consecutive season to South Florida to a capacity crowd. The fans were treated to exciting on-track action intermingled...

Formula D: Long Beach May17

Formula D: Long Beach

Formula D Long Beach Video   Videography by Roly Dee