Chris Forsberg Wins Record Third Formula Drift World Championship

In the baker’s dozen years now since the founding of the Formula Drift World Championship, there’s never been a three-time champ – until now. The honor went to Chris Forsberg this week at California’s Irwindale Speedway, where the two-time world champion won his third title and entered the history books as the undisputed king of drifting.

What’s more is that Forsberg managed to secure the title this season without winning a single round. Out of the nine events this season, Fosberg drove his thousand-horsepower Nissan 370Z to land on the podium six times in a row – but not once on the top step.

Not that he doesn’t know how to win events, mind you: with nine wins to his name, he ties Sam Hubinette for the most victories in the history of the series. But Forsberg’s last win came in 2014 at Long Beach. He won the championship this year on points – or in other words, on the consistency of his performance.

Forsberg’s previous titles came in 2009 and 2014. Hubinette and Tanner Foust have each won two titles, and Daigo Saito won one in the American series and two in Asia. But it’s Forsberg who took the third to emerge ahead, leaving all of his rivals in a cloud of tire smoke.

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