Round 2 winner Chris Forsberg looks to podium three races in a row at Formula DRIFT Round 4: New Jersey in his NOS Energy Drink / Nexen Tire Nissan 370Z. Photo: Andrew Jennings Photography


WHAT: Global tire manufacturer and motorsports powerhouse Nexen Tire Motorsports is looking to sustain the momentum from three straight podium finishes this weekend at Formula DRIFT Round 4: “The Gauntlet” New Jersey. Fredric Aasbo took the win in Round 1: Streets of Long Beach and Chris Forsberg topped the podium in Round 2: “Scorched” Orlando. At Round 3: “Road to the Championship” Atlanta, Aasbo took second and Forsberg finished third. All Nexen team drivers are outfitted with Nexen Ultra High Performance N’Fera SUR4G street-legal racing tires to help them grip curves and perform in all track conditions.


The 2018 Nexen Tire team roster highlights include:

  • 2015 champion and 2017 second overall driver Fredric Aasbo (Rockstar Energy / Nexen Tire Toyota Corolla hatchback)
  • Three-time champion and recent Nexen addition Chris Forsberg (NOS Energy Drink / Nexen Tire Nissan 370Z)
  • Alec Hohnadell (Rain-X / Nexen Tire Nissan S14)
  • Jhonnattan Castro (Gerdau Metaldom / Nexen Tire Toyota 86)
  • 15-year Formula DRIFT veteran Kyle Mohan (Mazdtrix / Nexen Tire Mazda MX-5)
  • New Nexen driver Ryan Tuerck (GUMOUT / Nexen Tire Toyota 86)
  • Kevin Lawrence (2017 Pro 2 Champion) (Enjuku Racing / Nexen Tire Nissan S14)
  • Dan Burkett (RAD Industries / Nexen Tire Toyota Supra)


Spectators can enter the gates beginning at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, June 1 (will call opens at 9:00 a.m.). Official practice begins at 1:00 p.m. and the qualifying round starts at 3:15 p.m. On Saturday, June 2 the arena once again opens at 11:00 a.m. The main competition begins at 1:00 p.m. and the final competition starts at 5:00 p.m. The event wraps up at 7:30 p.m. Free parking is available on Friday, and parking costs $10 on Saturday.


WHERE: Wall Speedway, 1803 NJ-34, Township, NJ 07719


WHEN: Friday, June 1 – Saturday, June 2


About Nexen Tire:

Inspired by Nexen’s global family of drivers to engineer superior performing tires – from championship-winning Formula DRIFT drivers, rock-climbing off-road enthusiasts to everyday commuters – Nexen Tire utilizes proprietary technology and the highest quality standards in the industry to guarantee world-class products backed by unrivaled customer support for the life of each tire. As a worldwide leader in high-performance, passenger, SUV / light truck and winter offerings, the company is second-to-none in research, development and state-of-the-art manufacturing. And as part of a select group of tire manufacturers worldwide that are specified as standard fitment on original equipment vehicles, Nexen delivers premium products at a sensible price. Find out more about how Nexen has your back at – and join us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. #WeGotYou #NexenTire #NexenRacing

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12:00-3:30 PM

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