Rockstar Energy Drink, Hankook Tire, Scion Racing, Toyota and RS-R Drift Driver Fredric Aasbø
Norwegian Fredric Aasbo made his U.S. debut at a global drifting invitational in 2008 and sent shockwaves throughout the Formula Drift scene as he started taking out Formula Drift champions and ultimately won the 2010 Formula Drift Rookie of the Year title. Since then, he has rapidly progressed through the drifting ranks around the world as both a fan favorite and a championship contender.
Aasbo made an unforgettable impression on the Prodrift European Series.
– Karl O’Sullivan, Prodrift
Known for his flat-out style, Aasbo has achieved over 70 podium finishes on three continents over the past nine years of competition. He finished the 2014 Formula Drift championship in the runner-up position and returns to Papadakis Racing in 2015 for his sixth season.
Fredric hangs it all out! The crowd loves him, the judges love him, he is very committed and he is a great driver.
– Tanner Foust, two time Formula Drift Champion and Top Gear USA host
Originally from Ski, Norway, Aasbo now splits his time between his native country and Southern California. He runs a full international campaign, competing stateside in Formula Drift with papadakis Racing as well as in select events in Europe and in Asia with Toyota and RS-R.
Fredric has garnered a strong transatlantic fan following spanning across the United States, Europe and the Middle East, reaching all the way to drifting’s home cradle: Japan.
- 2015 Formula Drift Long Beach, New Jersey and Seattle Winner
- 2014 Formula Drift Asia Champion
- 2012 Formula Drift USA Runner Up
- 2012-2014 Formula Drift Fan Favorite Driver of the Year
- 35+ Wins across the world 06-15
- 70+ Podium finishes across the world 06-15
Fredric – in his own words
|Nicknames||Norwegian Hammer, Thor, Halllon|
|Born||August 18th, 1985|
|Favorite track||Europe: Mantorp Park, Sweden
United States: Road Atlanta, GA
Global: Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, UAE
|Favorite driver||I like the smooth style of Nobuteru Taniguchi and the rawness of Nakamura|
|Favorite food||Homemade burgers. And taco tuesdays|
|Favorite music||New Country, Rock and Hip Hop. There’s a time and a place for all kinds of music!|
|Hobbies||Travel, SUP boarding, boating, meeting new and old friends|