Formula DRIFT Returns to Road Atlanta Home of the Inaugural Formula DRIFT Event Back in 2004.
Road Atlanta opened in 1970 and was home of the inaugural Formula DRIFT event back in 2004. The 2.54-mile, 12-turn track is owned by NASCAR and hosts many events throughout the year including Formula DRIFT.
Utilizing Turns 10A, and 10B of the road course, cars slide sideways through the turns and then hit the loop before the bridge and back towards Turns 10B, 10A, and then ends dramatically by drifting uphill on an incline.
Round 2: Road to the Championship at Road Atlanta will be one of the most anticipated events of the season. The event will be spread between 2 days of drifting action. Drivers are tested on the fast entry and tight turns of the road course and will have to prove that they have what it takes to reach the podium.
Schedule of Events
Saturday, May 10, 2014 – Main Event
8:00am – Venue Open: Competitors & Vendors Only – Main Paddock
8:00am – 7:00pm – WILL CALL: Open for Vendor/Sponsor/Team – Will Call
10:00am – 10:00pm – GATES OPEN TO PUBLIC – Venue
1:00pm – 1:30pm – FD: Mandatory Drivers Meeting – FD HQ
1:30pm – 2:00pm – MEDIA: Mandatory Meeting for ALL ‘Hot Area’ Access Credential Holders – FD HQ
2:30pm – 4:00pm – FD: Open Practice – Top 32 – Track
2:30pm – LIVE STREAM: Live Stream Begins – Online
4:00pm – 6:00pm – MAIN COMPETITION: Round of 32 – Track
6:00pm – 7:30pm – “Halftime Break”
7:30pm – 8:00pm – National Anthem / Opening Ceremonies – Track
8:00pm – 10:00pm – MAIN COMPETITION: Round of 16 to Finals – Track
10:00pm – 10:30pm – Trophy Ceremony & Closing – Main Paddock
**All schedules are subject to change without notice. Any questions on possible changes can be address with any FD representative on-site.
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