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Foust finishes on podium at Infineon Raceway Formula DRIFT event

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Tanner Foust chalked up yet another Formula DRIFT podium finish in his Rockstar Energy Drink Scion tC this weekend at the Infineon Raceway in Sonoma, Calif.

It was the fourth podium for the team in six rounds of competition this season. With just one round remaining in the 2010 championship, Foust ranks third place overall.

Packed grandstands greeted competitors at sunny Infineon Raceway for Round 6: Point of Impact. The challenging, high-speed course offered plenty of excitement for fans, including tight tandem battles, big braking into the first turn, speeds topping 90 miles per hour and a high risk of impact.

"Every battle of this competition was heated," said Foust. "The car and the team performed flawlessly all weekend and the Hankook tires really proved their grip on this fast course."

“We are thrilled that Hankook tires helped pilot Tanner and his team into the final round in third place,” said Bill Bainbridge, director of brand communications for Hankook Tire America Corp. “The performance of our tires in Formula DRIFT competition not only showcases our commitment to getting drivers on podiums, but also demonstrates our technical prowess to these young enthusiasts.”

Foust, a two-time Formula DRIFT champion, is campaigning the series for a second year in the V8-powered Rockstar Energy Drink SCION tC.  The team has been in contention for the championship title since the first round of the 2010 series, with four podiums in six starts and Foust taking his first victory of the season at Washington's Evergreen Speedway in July.

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