IN PHOTOS: Formula Drift Rd. 2 at Road Atlanta

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Road Atlanta in Braselton played host to the second round of the Formula Drift series last weekend. Next up is Round 3: Invasion at Palm Beach International Raceway June 1-2. Doug Chellew/The Paper

BRASELTON – Justin Pawlak took first place over the weekend at Road Atlanta in Braselton for Formula Drift’s Round 2: Road to the Championship.

Pawlak’s win ends the two-year reign of Japan’s Daijiro Yoshihara, who was upset in the first round of the event by Ryan Tuerck.

Pawlak, representing America, beat out Norway’s Fredric Aasbo, who finished as the runner-up. Japan’s Daigo Saito finished third.

Road Atlanta was the featured track for Round 2 of the seven race series. Next up is Round 3: Invasion at Palm Beach International Raceway June 1-2. The series concludes Octoner 12-13 at Toyota Speedway in Irwindale, Calif. For full list of the Formula Drift schedule, click here.

Below are some of the best shots from the event. For more information on Formula Drift, visit their website.

All photos by Doug Chellew – The Paper