Aurimas “Odi” Bakchis of Team Falken placed third in Round 5 of the Formula Drift schedule. Bakchis defeated the top qualifier, Forrest Wang, in the Top 8 round but lost to eventual winner Fredric Aasbo in the Top 4.
Team Falken, a two-time manufacturer’s champion in Formula Drift, continued to demonstrate its competitive nature with a solid second place by Daijiro “Dai” Yoshihara in Saturday night’s event held at Road Atlanta.
During a special drifting event held on the Verizon IndyCar weekend, Team Falken driver Matt Field took first place in the Motegi Racing Super Drift Challenge, while his Falken teammate Odi Bakchis took third.
Falken Tire, a two-time manufacturer’s champion in Formula Drift, has announced its team of drivers whom the tire brand will support throughout the 2016 Formula D season.
Fresh from a fourth place finish in the GTLM class at the TUDOR United Sports Car Lone Star Le Mans race at Circuit of the Americas in Austin, TX, Team Falken and its Porsche 911 RSR head to Road Atlanta prepared to threepeat their victory in their class, a very rare, but possible, achievement.
Team Falken, manufacturer of high performance on- and off-road tires, continues to strengthen its line-up of winning teams, now that Tsuda Racing has scored a first in the Pro Modified Class in Round 3 of the W.E. Rock Crawl held at Broken Boulder Farms in Washington.
Racing at the longest circuit on the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship (TUSC) is always exciting for every driver, but it is not without its challenges.
Team Falken and its tenacious duo of drivers, Wolf Henzler and Bryan Sellers, aboard their durable Porsche 911 RSR, reaffirmed their endurance skills with their first win of the 2015 season in the GTLM Class at the Sahlen’s Six Hours of the Glen, Round 6 of the TUDOR United Sports Challenge (TUSC).
Team Falken, manufacturer of high performance on- and off-road tires for a wide variety of consumer vehicles, and 16-year-old pro driver Jordan Pellegrino of Team GenRight, took first place in the 4500 Modified Class in this past weekend’s Nor Cal Rock Racing Series in Round 2 at the Prairie City SVRA outside Sacramento, CA.
Team Falken continues its strong position in the W.E. Rock competition earning the top two positions in the unlimited class at last weekend’s W.E. ROCK West Series Round 2 in Rangely, CO, with Justin Hall driving the Falken-livery Rock Crawler in first, and Olivia Messer in the Team Trail Gear/Falken Tire Rock Crawler finishing second.
Falken Tire Corp. is concluding its eight-year run in the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship (TUSCC) at the close of the 2015 season.
Team Falken, manufacturer of high performance on- and off-road tires, continues to see incredible results through its relationship with Team Brenthel in the Falken-liveried Spec Trophy Truck, which took third place in last weekend’s Best in the Desert (BITD) Silver State 300 near Las Vegas.
The complaint – and the joy – of Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca is the tightness of the racetrack and the toughness of passing. Add in all four classes of the TUDOR United Sports Challenge (TUSC) running together and it’s a perfect storm for both racers and fans.