Written by Nicole James
Photos by Hans Marquez, Jenevie Brady and Matthew Fink
Round One of the Southwest Drift Series took place at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park, on Saturday, Feb 14th, 2015. Presented by Vegas Drift, the event brought drifters from across the country to compete against some locals who certainly dominated the track.
Some local Drifters making it into the top 16 qualifying round was Josh Lind with 74 points, Vitaly Sopkin and Joe Haven tying with 67 points, Andrew Schulte with 65.5 points, Matt Haugen with 52.5 points, and David Lloyd with 29 points.
“It’s great to have a sanctioned body host an event so locally and bring in great talent from other parts of the country,” Andrew Schulte said, “I was nervous a first because this would be the second ProAm comp that I entered.” [...]