Written by Johnathan Bodily
Long Beach, Calif. – September 3, 2009 – Formula DRIFT heads into the final event of the 2009 season at the Toyota Speedway at Irwindale with reserved tickets on-sale now. Round 7: Judgment Day on October 16-17 to feature the Formula DRIFT Championship finale, Pro-Am competition, Jtuned Auto Gallery, Famous Stars and Straps stunt bike team demo, and a performance by the Far East Movement.
“With the Formula DRIFT Championship on the line, the stage is set for a very exciting finale,” said Ryan Sage, Vice President of Marketing and Co-Founder of Formula DRIFT. “On top of witnessing a new champion being crowned we have added additional features to the event weekend to provide fans with a complete entertainment experience.”
Round 7: Judgment Day will feature the battle for the Formula DRIFT Championship and with the Championship still up for grabs the drivers will be sure to put on another exciting show, but only one can be crowned Champion. The Tires.com Triple Crown bonus prize will be determined at this the 3rd of 3 events. Chris Forsberg in the NOS Energy / Maxxis Tires Nissan 350Z leads the point standings for both the Championship and Tires.com Triple Crown and sets his sights to be the first driver in history to win both in the same season.
To add to the action packed weekend the event will feature the Formula DRIFT Pro-Am competition with top regional and amateur drifters competing for their professional license and a chance prove themselves at the legendary “House of Drift.” Fans can meet the stars of Formula DRIFT during the fan autograph session. The Jtuned Auto Gallery car show will feature the hottest show cars in the industry. Fans will be treated to a stunt bike demonstration by the Famous Stars and Straps team featuring Warren James, Crow, and J-Beats. The event will also feature a performance by “Far East Movement” known for their hit single, “Girls on the Dancefloor.”
The main event will feature an all reserved seating ticket and 2-day ticket packages are available starting at $30. Reserved seating will give fans a chance to save their seat for the entire main event day without worrying about losing their seat and additionally fans can choose the section and specific seat that they would like to sit in when purchasing their ticket online in advance. Reserved seats are first come first served with tickets selling out quickly. A special limited VIP Ticket package is also available. Online tickets can be purchased on the Formula DRIFT website and for more information, visit: www.formuladrift.com.
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