This event is a one-day competition event taking place on Saturday, October 15th, 2016 at Dominion Raceway in Thornburg, VA. The competition portion of this event consists of a practice session, qualifying session, and a Top 32 tandem competition to determine who is the best on this side of the Mississippi River; featuring 16 competitors from USDrift on one side of the bracket and 16 competitors from Midwest Drift Union on the other side of the bracket.
More information will be added/updated as it becomes available.
Dominion Raceway is conveniently located immediately off I-95 at Exit 118, approximately 45 miles North of Richmond, VA and 60 miles South of Washington, DC. Dominion Raceway features a 2-mile 12 turn road course, 4/10-mile oval track, 1/8-mile drag strip, karting facility, and 118 Bar & Grill. For this event, we will be using the road course.
Gate admission tickets may be purchased for $15/advance online or $20/gate on the day of the event. Kids 12 & under are free with a paying adult.
LODGING: (need to use links below for discount)
Best Western Plus Inn & Suites | save 15% | 5217 Mudd Tavern Road, Thornburg, VA 22580
Holiday Inn Express & Suites | save 17% | 6415 Dan Bell Lane, Thornburg, VA 22565
Country Inn & Suites | save 15% | 5327 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Fredericksburg, VA 22408
Hampton Inn & Suites | save 15% | 4800 Market Street, Fredericksburg, VA, 22408
Quality Inn | 6409 Danbell Lane, Thornburg, VA 22565
The competition portion of this event will consist of a practice session, qualifying session, and a Top 32 tandem competition. Technical requirements can be found on the USDrift website at www.usdrift.com, or should you have any additional questions they may be sent to email@example.com. Participants must be 18 years old (16-17 with parent or legal guardian present) and possess a valid state/government issued picture ID or driver's license.
Each paid USDrift and MDU PRO/AM Series participant registration includes two (2) gate admissions; one (1) for the driver and one (1) for a crew member. Additional gate admission tickets may be purchased online for $15/advance or $20/gate.
To register for the MDU PRO/AM Series event, please click here.
USDrift and MDU are pleased to invite qualified working media professionals from automotive, consumer, and trade news organizations and similar outlets to submit a Media Credential Application (MCA). In addition, if you are one of the following: editor, reporter, staff writer, freelance writer/photographer on assignment, producer, or publisher, you may be eligible to qualify for a media credential. Team and sponsor MCA’s will be reviewed on a case by case basis.
TBD | Load-in / Trailer Drop Off
7:00AM | Gates Open for Drivers, Teams, Media, & Vendors
7:15AM | Technical Inspections
8:15AM | Media Meeting
8:30AM | Driver Meeting
9:00AM | Gates Open for Spectators
9:00AM | Practice Session
12:00PM | Driver Meeting / Lunch Break
12:30PM | Qualifying
2:00PM | Driver Meeting / Announce Top 16 for USD and MDU
2:15PM | Top 32 Tandem Practice
3:00PM | USD vs MDU Top 32 Tandem Competition
6:15PM | Award Ceremony
8:00PM | End of the Year Banquet at 118 Bar & Grill
FORMULA DRIFT LICENSING:
The top 3 competitors at the end of the season from both USDrift and MDU will earn Formula DRIFT PRO2 licenses valid for the 2017 season. Additional prizes and contengencies can be found on the USDrift and MDU websites. If you have any additional questions, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Good luck!