Vegasdrift kicked off it’s ProAm season on April 23rd at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway Bullring Lot. A total of 30 local and out of state drivers, from California, Utah, New Mexico, Arizona and even Hawaii went Door to Door for a chance at winning one of three Formula Drift licenses.

(Formula Drift and Japanese D1 driver) Ernie Fixmer, (FD licensed) Mike Bolanos, and (FD licensed) Tommy Suell explain line criteria.

First place went to part-time actor and former Formula Drift license holder Andy Hateley. Second place was awarded to Josh Guild. Tony Cisneros came in third giving him 86 points total for round 1.

(From the left, J. Guild, A. Hateley, T. Cisneros)

 

Tony Cisneros was able to secure third place after a close battle with U-Drift instructor Mark Tecson

And #1 qualifier and winner of the Retaks “Insane Entry” award was Eugene Remishevskiy!

Click on the Bracket to view full size.

(From left to right) Robert Chin, Danilo Nagrampa and Nick Dizon share a laugh about the time Danilo ate an entire Party size submarine sandwich with chips and a drink.

Jim Guthrie in his 96 RX-7 came out from New Mexico

Ace Alcaraz, veteran VegasDrift staff member and Baydestrian, works behind the scenes at the starting grid.

Zachery Hitchcox from Team Verzus in his 93 S13

2010 VegasProAm contender Brandon Wicknick came out from Utah and made it into the “Top 16”

Mark Tecson came in 4th place and is an instructor over at U-Drift. U-Drift is a 7 day a week drift clinic!

VegasProAm Round 1 points

VegasDrift would like to thank all of the round 1 participants and sponsors.
  •   702 Graphics
  •   AIT Racing
  •   Baker Precision
  •   Belle 1 Racing Communications
  •   Brian Crower
  •   CP-Carrillo
  •   Dstroyr
  •   Emergency Hookers
  •   Formula Drift
  •   Godspeed Project
  •   HPS Silicone Hoses
  •   RETAKS Backpacks
  •   Sparco USA
  •   U-Drift

SEE YOU AT ROUND 2 ON JUNE 11 @ THE LAS VEGAS MOTOR SPEEDWAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Photo Credit
Joel Cada – Third Eye Photography
Kid Yosh – www.kidyosh.com
Jon Chase – DSTROYR

 

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