Ryan Tuerck takes the win at the Estonian Drift GP Drift Allstars Europe RD 5 – Estonian Drift GP Results

This weekend saw the debut of Drift Allstars European series at the Laitse Rallypark just outside the capital of Tallinn in Estonia. With a new addition to the calendar this new purpose built facility adapted to host an International drift event would certainly throw up new surprises and new challenges to all the teams and drivers.

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Qualifying was as close as ever between championship rivals attempting to gain as many points as possible. Piotr Wiecek took P1, closely followed by championship leader James Deane by just half a point. Jack Shanahan would be on the form of his season and closely follow in fourth place and wildcard Driver Ryan Tuerck from the USA would take 4th overall.

The Estonian nation which is hugely passionate about motorsport and would embrace this international drift event cheering the local drivers on. With that many Estonian drivers would defeat the international drivers rising to the occasion.

All the top 3 championship regulars James Deane,Piotr Wiecek and Dawid Karkosik would all exit the competition in top 16 meaning yet again we would face having a potential new winner from the 5th round of the series.

top 32 Janis Eglite would again defeat Piotr Wiecek and march through to his second semi final of the year against Wildcard driver Ryan Tuerck. Tuerck would also up his game in battles and an really get comfortable with the Fail Crew PS13 and defeat Eglite marching forward to the final.

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The other semi final would be an all Estonian affair with 18 year old Harold Valdma marching forward to his 3rd final 4 placing of the season. He would face fellow country man Allan Lätt. Valdma would up his game again and take the win marching forward to his first ever Drift Allstars Finals Final

The stage was set local Hero Harold Valdma Estonia Vs USA driver Ryan Tuerck. Tuerck would as he was the highest qualifier and wouldn’t look back charging even faster around the course. Valdma would make some mistakes but Tuercks chase run was enough chasing down Valdma hard with textbook driving.

final Ryan Tuerck later added “Its been 2009 since my last win in the USA and being the first American driver to take the win in Europe is a huge honour. I cannot thank my team Fail Crew enough for delivering a great competitive car and great to be back in an S-Chassis

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Final Results: Estonian Drift GP Final Results) 1. Ryan Tuerck – USA – Fail Crew 2. Harold Valdma – Estonia -VAK Racing 3. Janis Eglite -Latvia – Zeetex Tires

Round 6 takes place on the streets of down town Kaunas Lithuania on September 6-7th.

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