Justin Pawlak and the Falken Tire 2013 Mustang claimed victory at Formula Drift Long Beach for the second straight year. Pawlak won an epic final round showdown with 2011 series champ Daijiro Yoshihara and claiming the early points lead in the quest for the 2012 title. Vaughn Gittin Jr. qualififed third but was upset in the first round of eliminations. Gittin Jr. and Pawalk have combined to win the Long Beach Formula Drift event three straight years in their Ford Mustangs. Next up for Formula D is Road Atlanta, May 11-12.
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