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Chris Forsberg

Chris Forsberg is one of the very few "Ironmen" of Formula DRIFT attending every round since 2004. In it's inaugural year, Chris finished the year with 2 out of 4 podiums and 2nd Place in the Championship. In 2007, Chris started his own team, Chris Forsberg Racing. His greatest achievement came in 2009 when he earned the title of 2009 Formula DRIFT Champion as well as Triple Crown Champion. Forsberg was not only the first driver to win both titles in the same year but is the first driver to win a Championship whose career originated in grassroots drifting. In 2014 won his second Formula Drift Championship with a record breaking 5 podium streak and never finishing outside of the top 4, placing him with the most podium finishes in Formula Drift history. In 2016, Forsberg again broke the record for consecutive podiums (6) and became the first ever three-time champion in Formula Drift History. Forsberg also competed in Formula Drift Japan where he earned points to become the Formula Drift World Champion. His raw talent and consistent driving style have made him one of the most winningest drivers in Formula Drift History. ==== 2016 === * FORMULA DRIFT CHAMPION * FORMULA DRIFT WORLD CHAMPION * Placed 3rd at Formula Drift Round 2, Road Atlanta * Placed 3rd at Formula Drift Round 3, Orlando * Placed 2nd at Formula Drift Round 4, Wall Speedway * Placed 2nd at Formula Drift Round 5, Autodrome St. Eustache * Placed 2nd at Formula Drift Round 6, Seattle * Placed 2nd at Formula Drift Round 7, Texas Motor Speedway * Currently the ALL TIME podium finisher in Formula Drift * Currently the 2nd most winningest driver in Formula Drift * Currently the record holder for most consecutive podiums (six) in Formula Drift === 2015 === * 3rd OVERFALL in Formula Drift Series Championship * Placed 3rd at Formula Drift Round 2, Road Atlanta * Placed 2nd at Formula Drift Round 3, Orlando * Placed 3rd at Formula Drift Round 6, Texas Motor Speedway === 2014 === * FORMULA DRIFT CHAMPION * Placed 1st at Formula Drift Round 1, Long Beach * Placed 3rd at Formula Drift Round 2, Road Atlanta * Placed 2nd at Formula Drift Round 3, Miami * Placed 2nd at Formula Drift Round 4, Wall * Placed 3rd at Formula Drift Round 5, Seattle * Placed 3rd at Formula Drift Round 6, Texas Motor Speedway * Placed 2nd at Irish Drift Championship Finale, Mondello Park, Ireland * Placed 2nd at Red Bull Drift Shifters, New Zealand === 2013 === * 2nd OVERALL in Formula Drift Series Championship * Placed 3rd at Formula Drift Round 1, Long Beach * Placed 3rd at Formula Drift Round 4, Wall * Placed 1st at Formula Drift Round 5, Seattle * Placed 3rd at Formula Drift Round 6, Dallas * Formula Drift Ace of the Year === 2012 === * Placed 2nd at Formula Drift Round 3, West Palm Beach * Placed 3rd at Formula Drift Round 4, Wall === 2011 === * 3rd OVERALL in Formula Drift Series Championship * Placed 2nd at Formula Drift Abu Dhabi, Yas Marina * Qualified 1st at Formula Drift Round 3, West Palm Beach * Placed 2nd at Formula Drift Round 5, Seattle * Placed 3rd at Formula Drift Round 7, Irwindale * Judge of the Xtreme Drift Circuit Championship series * Formula Drift Team Manager of the Year === 2010 === * 6th OVERALL in Formula Drift Series Championship * Placed 1st at Formula Drift Team Drift, Long Beach Grand Prix * Placed 3rd at Formula Drift Round 2, Road Atlanta * Judge of the Xtreme Drift Circuit Championship series === 2009 === * FORMULA DRIFT CHAMPION * TIRES.COM TRIPLE CROWN CHAMPION * Formula Drift Driver of the Year * Qualified 1st at Formula Drift Round 1, Long Beach * Placed 1st at Formula Drift Team Drift, Long Beach Grand Prix * Placed 1st at Formula Drift Round 2, Road Atlanta * Placed 3rd at Formula Drift Round 4, Las Vegas * Placed 1st at Formula Drift Round 5, Seattle === 2008 === * 5th OVERALL in Formula Drift Series Championship * 6th OVERALL in Formula Drift World Finals * Nominated Team Owner of the Year * Placed 1st at Formula Drift Round 1, Long Beach Grand Prix * Placed 1st at Formula Drift Team Drift, Long Beach Grand Prix * Placed 1st in Formula Drift Team Drift Championship with Drift Alliance === 2007 === * TIRES.COM TRIPLE CROWN CHAMPION * 2nd OVERALL in Formula Drift Series Championship * Placed 1st at Formula Drift Round 2, Road Atlanta * 1st privately owned team to win a Formula Drift Pro Championship event * Qualified 1st at Formula Drift Round 3, West Virginia * Placed 1st at Ziptied All Star Team Drift, Willow Springs * Placed 1st at Formula Drift Team Drift, San Jose * Placed 1st at Formula Drift Round 5, Infineon Raceway * Placed 2nd at Formula Drift Round 7, Irwindale Speedway * Judge of the 2007 Drift Mania Canadian Championship series === 2006 === * Formula Drift Best Looking Car of the Year * Placed 1st at Formula Drift Team Drift, Long Beach * Placed 1st at World Drift Series Team Drift Beijing, China === 2005 === * Formula Drift Best Comeback of the Year * Placed 1st at Formula Drift Round 6, Irwindale * 1st American to defeat a Japanese D1 driver in tandem competition * Placed 5th in first ever D1 Grand Prix US vs. Japan, Irwindale Speedway === 2004 === * 3rd OVERALL in Formula Drift Series Championship * Placed 2nd at inaugural Formula Drift, Road Atlanta * Placed 3rd at Formula Drift Round 2, Houston * First American built drift car on the cover of a national magazine * Only driver to defeat champion Samuel Hubinette in Formula D 2004 season competition. === 2003 === * Course designer and instructor at first organized East Coast events. (DGTrials 2003) * Aces High member of DGTrials. * Featured in October 2003 Wired magazine article on drifting, alongside Tony Angelo