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Baribeau to Compete in Formula Drift in 2012 | Woods Racing

Podium in Hold the Line Series Earns Team FD License

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St.Lazare Quebec – Oct. 3 2011

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With a successful season completed and a 2nd place finish at Formula Drift’s Pro-am series Hold the Line, the team is headed south full time to compete in the Formula Drift pro series contests.

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The podium finish coupled with the dedication and steady performance of the team has earned the CanadaSynthetics.ca / Gold in the Net Drift team a spot on the 2012 FD roster.

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Mats Baribeau and Bannon Woods will be attending round 7 in Irwindale California on Oct 7th and 8th but due to logistics and time constraints the teams JZX90 Toyota Mark II will not be in the Pro Am All Stars Invitational race for said weekend.

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Mats Baribeau will headline as lead driver and Bannon Woods of Woods Racing/Canada Synthetics will stay on the team register. Details of sponsorship and mechanical/advisory participation will be announced at a later date.

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Hold the line is Formula Drift’s official North Eastern licensing series and has awarded 5 FD licenses out of the 22 registered Pro-am drivers and teams left in the standings.

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Although the schedule has not been released, FD will run a minimum of 7 rounds across the United States in 2012. Formula Drift has created the first ever drifting world championship; brought together 32 drivers, 17 past and present championship, from 12 nations, representing 12 series and the first drifting championship to be aired on national cable & syndicated globally with a dedicated series of shows.

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We are very excited and thank the FD crew for giving us a chance to compete at this level. We look forward to representing Montreal, Brockville and the rest of Canada in the coming 2012 season. We would also like to thank the fans who have stuck by us and can’t wait to put on a good show for everybody next year.

                                                                                                                                                -Bannon Woods

 

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For more information please feel free to contact the following:

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Bannon Woods – Woods Racing, Canada Synthetics

Mats Baribeau – Gold in the Net Ontario  – Mats Baribeau.com

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Oct 03rd by Bannon



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