ST. LOUIS, Missouri (September 4, 2020) -- Papadakis Racing is returning to competition this weekend as Formula Drift opens its adjusted season at World Wide Technology Raceway near St. Louis, Missouri. The 2015 series champion, Aasbo has been a member of the Papadakis Racing squad since 2011. This season he is joined by Ryan Tuerck, who takes the helm of the Gumout / Nitto Tire / Mobile1 Toyota Corolla Hatchback. WATCH THE VIDEO
Fredric Aasbo and Ryan Tuerck are preparing for a fall start to the 2020 Formula Drift season after the series announced an adjusted schedule for the eight-round championship that now starts this September. It's a delayed start to an exciting season for Papadakis Racing with champion driver Fredric Aasbo debuting the all-new Rockstar Energy Drink Toyota GR Supra. He will be joined by Tuerck, who will drive the Gumout / Nitto Tire / Toyota Corolla Hatchback.
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Ryan Tuerck is joining the most winning team in Formula Drift as he moves to Papadakis Racing for 2020 to take the helm of the Gumout / Nitto Tire / Toyota Corolla Hatchback. On the team, he joins champion driver Fredric Aasbo, who moves to the all-new Rockstar Energy Drink Toyota GR Supra for the upcoming Formula Drift season.
Known for his flat-out style, Aasbo made his U.S. debut at a global drifting invitational in 2008 and turned heads as the winner of the 2010 Formula Drift Rookie of the Year title. He joined Papadakis Racing in 2011 and since then he has charged through the drifting ranks around the world and is both a fan favorite and championship winner. The Papadakis Racing team began drifting in 2004 and is the most winning team in Formula Drift history, earning the 2015 title with driver Aasbo, as well as back-to-back championship titles with driver Tanner Foust in 2007 and 2008.