Round 5 Formula Drift Monroe, WA Team ReportPosted July 25 2011
Round 5 Formula Drift Monroe, WA Team Report
Rhys Millen Racing - Huntington Beach, CA - July 25, 2011
Following a historic Pikes Peak Hill Climb, Rhys Millen Racing returned for Round 5 of Formula Drift at Evergreen Speedway Monroe, WA. Rhys Millen in the Hyundai Genesis Coupe would finish 4th place in front of a record breaking capacity crowd.
Evergreen Speedway is one of RMR's favorite tracks with high speed first corner entries, large horseshoe middle section and sharp right technical turn to the finish line. Millen qualified an amazing 3rd moving into Saturdays main event.
Hankook Tires provided the winning grip on Saturday with 3 of the top 4 cars. The Genesis ran flawlessly all weekend showing fans and other drivers how competitive this Hyundai can be.
Next stop for RMR and the Hyundai Genesis Coupe will be Round 6: After Dark at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway on August 26 – 27.
Special thanks to Hyundai of Seattle for their support.
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