Probable entry list for D1 Drift Grand Prix at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway;

July 14-15 event features D1, NHRA Sport Compacts, Extreme Autofest

 

Driver, Vehicle, Team and 2006 ranking:

 

D1 USA team:

Vaughan Gittin Jr. (Annapolis, Md.)  Ford Mustang  Team Falken  2

Rod Millen (Santa Ana, Calif.)  Mazda RX-8  Grenade USA  3

Hiro Sumida (Anaheim, Calif.)  Nissan Silvia  Team Falken/Kure Intl.  4

Chris Forsberg (Doylestown, Pa.)  Nissan 350Z  Team Falken/Sears Auto  5

Ryan Hampton (Glendora, Calif.)  Chevrolet Camaro  Team Falken  6

Ken Gushi (Okinawa, Japan; resides Calif.)  Ford Mustang  Ford Racing/Gushi Auto  7

Ernie Fixmer (Chino, Calif.)  Nissan 240SX  Rotora  8

Rhys Millen (Huntington Beach, Calif.)  Pontiac Solstice  GM/RMR/Red Bull  9

Robbie Nishida (Japan)  Nissan 240SX  Team Falken  10

Daijiro Yoshihara (Pasadena, Calif.)  Nissan 240SX  Rock Star/Pac Rim  11

Tanner Foust (Lake Forest, Calif.)  Nissan 350Z  AEM/Tanner Foust Racing  12

Alex Pfeiffer (Rolling Hills, Calif.)  Toyota Corolla  BRS/Battle Version  13

Calvin Wan (San Francisco, Calif.)  Infinity G35  Team Falken  17                                     

 

D1 Japan team:

Yasuyuki Kazama* (Nagano, Japan)  Nissan Silvia  DG-5  1

Ken Nomura (Fukuoku, Japan)  Nissan Skyline  Blitz  3

Toshiki Yoshioka (Hiroshima, Japan)  Toyota Corolla  DRroop  5

Tatsuya Sakuma (Miyagi, Japan)  Nissan Silvia  APP  6

Daigo Saito (Kumamoto, Japan)  Toyota  Gallope  7

Atsushi Kuroi (Osaka, Japan)  Nissan Silvia  RiverSide  8

Kazuhiro Tanaka (Ibaragi, Japan)  Nissan Skyline  ORANGE  9

Hideo Hiraoka (Tochigi, Japan)  Nissan Silvia  Wise Square  10

Takahiro Ueno (Kanagawa, Japan)  Toyota Soarer  T&E  11

Tetsuya Hibino (Aichi, Japan)  Toyota Corolla  SUNRISE  12

Yoshinori Koguchi (Tochigi, Japan)  Toyota Chaser  I&D/Falken  13

Kouichi Yamashita (Kanagawa, Japan)  Nissan Silvia  JIC  14

Kensaku Komoro (Niigata, Japan)  Toyota Corolla  Tec-Arts  16

Naoto Suenaga (Kagoshima, Japan)  Nissan Silvia  ORANGE  17

Samurai Drift (Saitama, Japan)  Mazda RX-7  Project Samurai Drift  18

 

D1 driver bio information/head shots: http://www.d1gp.com/roster.htm

 

*Winner of event No. 1, March 4, Irwindale (Calif.) Speedway.

 

Current D1 points (after one event):

1. Yasuyuki Kazama - 20

2. Nobushige Kumakubo – 18

3. Kazuhiro Tanaka – 16

4. Samuel Hubinette – 14

5. Masao Kawabata – 12

6. Ken Nomura – 10

7. Tatsuya Sakuma – 8

8. Takahiro Ueno – 6

9. Toshiki Yoshicka – 4

10. Vaughan Gittin – 2