Team Falken took its third win in four rounds of the 2017 Black Magic Formula Drift Pro Championship at New Jersey’s Wall Speedway when Aurimas “Odi” Bakchis earned the overall victory.
Team Falken continued its winning ways when Falken driver James Deane scored yet another first place finish in Round 3 of the 2017 Formula Drift Championship at Road Atlanta. Deane fought tough battles all evening to take top honors and move into the lead for this year’s Black Magic Pro Driver’s Championship.
Starting with a 1st place in qualifying and finishing third place overall, Team Falken’s veteran driver, Daijiro “Dai” Yoshihara, reclaimed a podium spot at the finish of Round 2 of the 2017 Black Magic Formula Drift Pro Championship, held at Orlando Speed World, April 28-29.
Relying on the incomparable strength of its WILDPEAK off-road tires, Team Falken and its core group of drivers put on a superb performance at this past weekend’s Ultra4 Racing Vaquero 212 in Sierra Blanca, TX, taking second place in the 4500 Class, 1st in 4600 and second and third podium spots in the 4800 class.
Team Falken returned to the winner’s circle as James Deane carried the tire manufacturer to victory at the Long Beach round of the 2017 Black Magic Formula Drift Pro Championship.
Team Falken sponsored driver Albert Contreras took the 2016 4600 class championship during the Ultra4 National Championship’s competition in Reno, Nevada, Oct. 22-23. An additional Falken driver, Sean McNamara took third in the 4600 class for this season as well.
Team Falken driver Jake Rozelle took the 2016 GT Vintage class championship during the Ultimate Street Car Association’s competition in Fontana, California.
Aurimas “Odi” Bakchis took the top spot in the latest round of the 2016 Formula Drift Championship, in “The Throwdown” at Evergreen Speedway in Monroe, Washington.
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.
Tyler McQuarrie of Team Falken, a two-time manufacturer’s champion in Formula Drift, placed fourth after two “one more times” against eventual winner Fredric Aasbo at Round 3 of the 2016 Formula D championship in Orlando.
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.