DriftGP Round 1 – French Grand Prix at Tours Speedway [RESULTS]

Posted on May 28, 2017 In International RESULTS

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The first event of the DriftGP series in Europe, which is operated by Drift Allstars, took place at Tours Speedway in Tours, France just 100 km from LeMans. The competition featured competitors from all over Europe, including several top drivers from Ireland, Lithuania, Norway, Poland, United Kingdom, Ukraine, and nearly 20 drivers from France. Fredrik Øksnevad from Norway was the top qualifier in his V8-powered Toyota Soarer. In the end, local driver Benjamin Boulbes defeated Steve “Baggsy Biagioni to take the event win, which received a loud roar from the crowd when announced. The next round of the DriftGP series will take place at the National Exhibition Center in Birmingham, UK on June 24th and 25th.

Here are the final results from Drift GP Round 1:

1st – Benjamin Boulbes – FR – GT Radial Tires
2nd – Steve “Baggsy” Biagioni – UK – Monster Energy
3rd – Andrius Vasiliauskas – Lithuania – Turbo Systems / Zestino Tires

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.

5 Comments

  1. Is300 says:

    Crazy how the results are posted so fast for a international event

  2. Blaze1 says:

    Crazy how they post results for every international event except D1.

  3. Some of the international competitions send us results and images directly, which makes it much easier to post. We aren’t opposed to posting results from other competitions, it’s just a matter of finding a consistent source of both images and results in English can be trickier than it seems.

    The number of drifting outlets that actually post results outside of FD is incredibly low overall.

  4. Blaze1 says:

    Hit up Alexi, he works with both FD Japan and D1. I see tons of images on Instagram of these events.

    Matt Field just competed in the D1 China series, you guys should have known of that.

  5. Is300 says:

    Im talking about fd results

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