Speeds were high, and great throttle commitment was required going into the long sweepers of Formula Drift’s inaugural event at Gateway Motorsports Park just outside of St. Louis, Missouri.
Evergreen Speedway might be Formula Drift’s fastest course, with drivers regularly accelerating to triple-digit speeds through the initiation zone, and has possibly seen the most collisions when compared to any other stop in the series’ history.
Celebrating its milestone 100th event, Formula Drift slid into the weathered Wall Stadium Speedway for the fourth round of its 2018 Pro Championship. On a weekend rich with celebration for such an incredible achievement, the New Jersey stop experienced some unlikely twists that kept us scratching our heads all night.
Celebrating its fifteenth anniversary as the United States’ premier drifting series this year, Formula Drift has been hosting a round of its chaos on the Keyhole turn of the famed Road Atlanta racetrack each year since the series’ inception. This recent round of the 2018 season had us speechless when we left, so we compiled a list of the six reasons that made this round what it was.