Justin Pawlak

Justin Thomas Pawlak, also known as JTP, is an American professional drifter who currently competes in the Formula D series. He earned his Formula D Professional license in 2006 and later earned his D1 license. In 2010, he was picked up Team Falken Tire and has been with them ever since. For the 2012 FD Season, he drives the 2013 Falken Tire Ford Mustang RTR. Justin continues his support of local, grassroots drifting by judging the Just Drift Top Drift series alongside fellow Formula D drivers Taka Aono and Hiro Sumida.

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Born

September 13, 1979 (age 35)
Kalamazoo, MI

Nationality

American

Occupation

Professional Drift Car Driver
Shop Owner (Hot Line Performance)

Known for

Motor racing
Formula D Drift Competitor (2008 – 2013)

Television and Film
Ford's Octane Academy (JR episode)

Height

6'0"

Weight

200 lb (14 st 4 lb; 91 kg)

Website

http://justinpawlak.com/

Credentials

  • 6th place – Formula Drift Championship Series 2013
  • 4th place – Formula Drift Championship Series 2012
  • 2nd place – Formula Drift Championship Series 2011
  • 11th Place – Formula Drift Championship Series 2010
  • 9th Place – Formula Drift Championship Series 2009
  • 16th Place – Formula Drift Championship Series 2008
  • 1st Place – JustDrift Top Drift Championship Series 2006

Demonstrations/Appearances

  • Formula D Circuit of the America's Demo – September 2013
  • K1 speed Falken Celebrity race for Charity – September 2013
  • Woodward Dream Cruise 2013 – August 2013
  • Formula D Hurricane Sandy Charity Drift Demo – December 2012
  • Ford out Front Drift Demonstration – October 2012
  • Henry Ford Health System's "Get Your Heart Racing" Charity event – September 2012
  • Ford Octane Academy, JR's episode – January 2012
  • SEMA drift demo "Fords out Front" – November 2011
  • Monster Cup "Smoke Show" Drift demo – October 2011
  • Evergreen Extreme Night Drift Exhibition – July 2011
  • Orange County Barrett Jackson "Smoke Show" Drift demo – June 2011
  • Action Ha "Smoke Show" Drift demo – April 2011
  • SEMA drift demo "Fords out Front" – November 2010
  • Road America "Smoke Show" Drift demo – July 2010

 

 

 

 

Justin Pawlak – Formula D Seattle from Loren Haleston on Vimeo.

 

 

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