Scion Racing Sits Atop Formula DRIFT Standings Heading into Season Finale
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Scion Racing Sits Atop Formula DRIFT Standings Heading into Season Finale  • Drivers Fredric Aasbo and Ken Gushi to Face Off for Championship on Oct. 10

TORRANCE, Calif. (Oct. 7, 2015) – Scion Racing has its eye on the prize. Heading into the 2015

U.S. Formula DRIFT Pro Championship, Rockstar Energy Hankook Tire Scion tC driver Fredric

Aasbo leads all competition in first place, while GReddy Performance Scion FR-S driver Ken Gushi

follows in second. With a substantial points lead, Scion Racing has already captured its second straight Manufacturer's Cup.

Scion Racing Sits Atop Formula DRIFT Standings Heading into Season Finale   The Formula DRIFT season finale, Final Fight, takes place Oct. 9 - 10 at Irwindale Speedway in

Irwindale, California.

With a runner-up finish in the 2014 Formula Drift season, Aasbo hopes to achieve his 10-year

dream of clinching the driver's championship.

'We feel great heading into the finals and are hungry to close out the season on top,' said

Aasbo. 'Making adjustments to the tC after last season has paid off for us, and I'm excited to get


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    out there and battle for the title.'

    Gushi moved from Fourth to Second in the Formula DRIFT Championship points standings after

    a strong runner-up showing at Formula Drift Texas in August.

    'The momentum is definitely on our side,' said Gushi. 'All season the FR-S has performed at

    optimal levels, and I'm hoping Fredric and I will be standing next to one another on the podium at

    Irwindale.'

    Outside of the drifting action, fans are welcome to stop by the Scion Racing space to check out

    the 2015 Scion xB 686 Parklan Edition along with an array of modified vehicles. In addition to the

    vehicle displays, fans will be treated to a number of giveaways from Scion Racing throughout Final

    Fight.

    'Fredric and Ken have provided Scion Racing, Papadakis Racing and GReddy Racing with one

    of the most exciting seasons of Formula D,' said Landy Joe, Scion auto shows and special events

    manager. 'While Irwindale will be an all-out battle for the driver's championship, we're proud that

    Scion Racing has come out on top for the Manufacturer's Cup.'

    Drifting is a high-skill, high-powered motorsport with an emphasis on car control skill. Drivers

    compete in knockout heats on a closed course, sliding sideways in trials judged on speed and style.

    With origins in Japan, it is one of the fastest growing forms of motorsport in the world.

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