Coverage: R2 Streets of Detroit 2015

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The Midwest Drift Union once again returned to Motor City last weekend for the third running of the world famous Streets of Detroit event. Drawing drivers from all over the country and Canada, the event promised to be the most popular event the series has ever hosted. Not only was the promise kept, but the bar has been raised even higher.

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Announcements: Round 2 Results & Series Standings

2015 MDU Round 2 Competition Results

PositionNameQualification PointsCompetition PointsTotal
1Riley Sexsmith83543
2Dirk Stratton142034
3Shane Whalley62834
4Nick Thomas52530
5Rob Carlsen161228
6Matt Waln102828
7Andrew Lewis151025
8Sam Henry22224
9Mike Feiock13821
10James Blair41620
11Rolando Alfaro12618
12Steven Fishel11415
13Ricky James11415
14Austin Matta9211
15Devin Callahan718
16John Hutchinson303

2015 MDU Series Standings - Post Round 2

PositionNamePoints
1Dirk Stratton57
2Riley Sexsmith43
3Shane Whalley42
4Charlie Quatmann40
Austin Matta40
6Jonathan Nerren37
7Chris Gonzalez36
8Stu Kelly31
9Nick Thomas30
10David Mesker28
Rob Carlsen28
Matt Waln28
13Jeremiah Muniz27
14Andrew Lewis25
15Conner Huppert24
Sam Henry24
17Chance Crooks21
Mike Feiock21
19James Blair20
20Daniel Stuke18
Rolando Alfaro18
22Michael Tung16
23Steven Fishel15
Ricky James15
25Daniel Nikon12
26Devin Callahan9
27Jakob Breeser6
28John Hutchinson3

Announcements: Round 4 Date Change

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For Immediate Release
Wednesday July 15, 2015
Indianapolis, Indiana

As Midwest Drift Union gears up for the 3rd Annual Streets of Detroit (purchase tickets) event in the lovely Roosevelt Park in Downtown Detroit, organizers announce an official date change for the 4th and final round of the series.

Due to an unforeseen scheduling conflict, Round 4 of the 2015 Midwest Drift Union Pro*Am Series will take place on the roadcourse at Gateway Motorsports Park on Sunday, October 11th (moved from the previous date of October 31st).  Midwest Drift Union will be hosting its final round for the first time on a spectator friendly Sunday in the wonderful arched city of Saint Louis.  Official Round 4 event schedule and news coming soon.

Events: Round 2 MDU 2015 Pro*Am Series

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Saturday August 15, 2015

Streets of Detroit (Facebook Event Link)

SKIP TO SPECTATOR INFORMATION / PURCHASE TICKETS

Drivers Cap:
All Midwest Drift Union Pro Am events will have a driver’s cap of 50 drivers per event. If you do not register on time you will not be permitted to compete.

Event Format:
This is the second round of the Midwest Formula D Pro AM Series. All drivers will need to pass the Midwest Drift Union technical inspection and make sure to follow and read the rulebook. If you are not at the morning drivers meeting you will not be able to drive until the second half of the day, no questions asked. Everyone must execute event waiver before entering event venue.

Technical Inspection:
Technical inspections will need to be done at an “authorized” Midwest Drift Union hub prior to a Pro Am round. The Midwest Drift Union staff will be double checking any drivers necessary on day of the event. If the car does not meet tech requirement you will be unable to participate the event and absolutely no refunds will be given back for violation of the technical rules. Safety is our main priority.

Drivers Event Info:
MDU Pro Am FAQ
Event Format / Judging
MDU Rulebook
Technical Inspection Form

Formula D Pro AM Reward:
All competition drivers are expected to drive the complete Midwest Drift Union season. The season has been spread out so that every driver can make each any every event including the final round which will take place at Gateway Motorsports Park. The night of the final round an awards ceremony will take place to award the best drivers of the season. The top three placing driver(s) of the series will be rewarded with a Formula Drift Pro 2 License.

Drivers Event Schedule:
08:00 AM – Gates Open (Drivers Load In – Technical Inspection)
09:00 AM – Mandatory Drivers Meeting
10:00 AM – Group A
11:00 AM – Group B
12:00 PM – Group A
01:00 PM – Group B
02:00 PM – Group A
02:30 PM – Group B
03:00 PM – BREAK – Competition Drivers Meeting
03:30 PM – Qualifications
05:00 PM – MDU DRIFT TOP 16 COMPETITION

Drivers Cost:
Registration: $250.00 REGISTRATION CLOSED


Spectator Information:

Tickets: ($10 Pre-Sale Below / $15 at the Gate – 10 and Under Free)

The 2nd Round of the Midwest Drift Union Formula D Pro*Am Series returns once again to Roosevelt Park in Detroit for its 3rd annual stop. MDU’s Streets of Detroit is unique in that it is the only event of its type in the country to take place on public roads. These are the best drivers in the Midwest competing for their chance at the professional level. The top three placing drivers of the series will be rewarded with a Formula Drift Pro 2 License.

10:00AM – Spectator Gates Open & Practice Sessions Begin
03:30PM – Qualifications
05:00PM – MDU DRIFT TOP 16 COMPETITION
08:00PM – Venue Closes

Come Prepared: For the best experience, be sure to bring comfortable folding chairs, umbrellas, coolers/drinks/food/snacks (NO GLASS BOTTLES), pop-up tent, sunscreen. Anything to make for an awesome day outdoors! Please bring a trash bag to clean up after yourself, or use the venue trash receptacles.

Midwest Drift Union events feature an open pit, so feel free to check out all the cars, and be sure to visit Vendor Row along Vernor HWY right after entering the venue. Once you’ve signed the waiver and received your wristband, you may come and go as you please via the ENTRANCE during the event (do not tear or lose your wristband, as you need to pay for another for re-entry).

Pre-Sale tickets are available online for $10 or at the gate for $15. You’ll have the choice of a standard ticket, or a “selfie” ticket that requires you to download the TICKETLEAP app. For the quickest service, be sure to have your ticket ready or TICKETLEAP app open and ready to display your “selfie” ticket at the ENTRANCE. Once you’ve signed the event waiver you’ll received your event wristband.

Please see the venue map.  Ticketing & Spectator gate open at 10am at the intersection of 14th St and Michigan Ave (right next to Mercury Burger Bar). No in-venue parking available.  Please take precautions parking on the street or public lots, this is Downtown Detroit.

Venturing into resctricted areas will result in immediate removal from the venue for the remainder of the event. Any activity or behavior deemed unsafe by MDU Staff or venue Security results in immediate removal from the venue. No refunds will be given. We assume no responsibility for loss, theft, or damage. Obey all rules or be subject to eviction or possible prosecution.

Note: Schedule is subject to change without notice.