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Racing News: Aasbo at Top of Formula D Podium in Canada

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Fredric Aasbo defeated Tony Boisvert-Bellemare in the Formula DRIFT World Championship in Canada.

Formula DRIFT World Championship: Fredric Aasbo at Top of the Podium in Canada

Scion presents Formula DRIFT Canada entered Autodrome St. Eustache for the eighth round of the inaugural Formula DRIFT World Championship. Fredric Aasbo in the Rockstar Energy Drink/Hankook Tire/Scion tC took the victory to extend his world championship points lead.

The semi-finals pitted two World Championship contenders, Fredric Aasbo and Matt Field, in a battle against each other in which Aasbo won to advance to the finals. The other semi-final match-up was between Tomy Boisvert-Bellemare in his Signature KCS Nissan S13 and Marc Landreville in his Perry Performance Nissan S14. Bellemare edged out Landreville to get to the finals where he lost to world championship points leader Aasbo.

The 2015 Formula DRIFT World, Pro, and PRO2 Championships will continue to Irwindale Speedway: Final Fight on October 9–10, just outside of Los Angeles.

Banning Motorsports Takes Home Win at BITD Vegas to Reno

Banning Motorsports returned to the 2015 Best In The Desert “Vegas To Reno” to claim another win. The 550-mile race started with Bryan Folks behind the wheel of the #2488 Banning Motorsports car. Rick Graf took over driving responsibilities and, despite part failures, the car still managed to win the class and grasp the points lead.