Justin Pawlak and Falken Tire 2013 Ford Mustang kicked off the 2012 Formula DRIFT season with victory on the streets of Long Beach. For Pawlak it marked the second straight year he has won at Long Beach and for Mustang it was the third straight win in the season opening event.
Pawlak qualified fourth and easily advanced through the rounds to "The Great 8." There he defeated 2009 Formula D champ Chris Forsberg. In the semi-finals Pawlak was flawless as he defeated Matt Powers and in the finale he face 2011 Series champion Daijiro Yoshihara.
Here is the in car camera of the final run which clinched the victory for Pawlak and Mustang.
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