2013 Formula Drift Round 4 – New Jersey – Manufacturers Championship [STANDINGS]

When Daigo Saito and Vaughn Gittin Jr paired up in the top 16 of Wall NJ, the matchup had huge implications not just for the FD Championship but also for the OEM Manufacturers championship. Saito earned the victory in NJ, but also earned valuable points towards the OEM Championship, catapulting Lexus into a tie with Ford for first place. All other manufacturers stayed the course in the rankings, with the lone exception of Dodge jumping over Subaru and Hyundai behind Dean Kearney’s Viper.

Here’s the current standings after 4 rounds:

1. (tie) Ford – 582.5 points
1. (tie) Lexus – 582.5 points
3. Nissan – 524.5 points
4. Scion – 502.5 points
5. BMW – 482.5 points
6. Chevy – 318 points
7. Toyota – 177.25 points
8. Mazda – 160.5 points
9. Dodge – 49.25 points
10. Subaru – 49 points
11. Hyundai – 24.25 points

Jacob Leveton

Freelance Drift Correspondent at JacobPhoto
Jacob Leveton has worked as a freelance journalist for 12 years, specializing in drifting since the first professional competition landed on US shores in 2003. Leveton has worked with more than twenty print and online media outlets to provide unique drifting content.

3 Comments

  1. ToLiveNDieInNJ says:

    Why is Daigo getting points for Lexus if he’s driving a Toyota Soarer?

  2. Ryan says:

    I believe they have a Lexus SC that was picked up in the US and was part of the flood damage vehicles. So converted to RHD? If you search back to the last page under Daigo, it shows the vehicle being tested in Japan but still has Lexus SC 430 badging.

  3. s13 says:

    iirc toyota started using lexus badging in japan in the last few years. however you look at it, its still a lexus sc

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