“Behind the Smoke” is back! Watch Dai Yoshihara, through exclusive behind the scenes footage, prepare and take on the 2013 Formula DRIFT field in his Discount Tire/Falken Tire Nissan S13 240SX. All new “Behind the Smoke” episodes will be updated on GTChannel.com. Click the link below to watch season 3 unfold.
Dai Yoshihara wins the 2013 Formula Drift Season Opener. Friday’s qualifying session set the tone for the quest at another championship; Dai qualified #1 overall amongst the field.
Formula Drift Driver Dai Yoshihara update after competing in Round 5 at the Evergreen Speedway in Monroe Washington 2012. “Daijiro Yoshihara returns to Evergreen Speedway in Monroe, WA for Round 5 of the Formula DRIFT Championship Series this past weekend in the hopes of repeating his first place finish in 2011. Coming off of 3 podium finishes in the last 4 events, Yoshihara was ready to capture a fourth.
During qualifying, Yoshihara received a zero on his first run for dropping 2 wheels outside the track boundaries and would have to make it up on his second run to make the cut for the big show. Yoshihara�s second run was good enough to land him the 12th spot in overall qualifying order and pairing him up against Dennis Mertzanis in the Top 32 round of competition.”
Season 2 of “Behind the Smoke” has officially begun and with Dai winning the 2011 championship the pressure’s on for a repeat finish. All new “Behind the Smoke” episodes will be updated on GTChannel.com. Click the link below to watch all the behind the scenes action as Dai and his team race for another championship in 2012.