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MDU To Pro 2 - Hooman Rahimi

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Hailing from Nashville, Hooman Rahimi showed up to his first MDU event in a nearly stock Nissan 350Z. The year was 2011, the venue was the now-abandoned (partially) Nashville Superspeedway, so it wasn't far from home. He didn't have a cage and therefore couldn't technically compete, only qualify. Because so many drivers had difficulty linking the course, he finished sixth without even reaching the bracket. Not a bad (or ideal, frankly) start to a Pro-Am competition, but sixth place is sixth place. He showed up to round one in 2012 with a cage, this time able to actually compete. Though...

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MDU To Pro 2 - Garrett Denton

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Garrett Denton made his Midwest Drift Union debut in 2015, making a 12-plus hour trek from Rhode Island to do so. His time in the series that year was short lived, but it marked a crucial starting point in MDU that would eventually lead to a Pro 2 license. After taking a brief hiatus from the series in 2016, he returned with a revamped program in 2017, qualifying first at round one at World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway, despite only having a couple days of testing under his belt. Round two at M1 Concourse saw a setback as mechanical...

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MDU To Pro 2 - Alec Robbins

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Alec Robbins ventured to the Midwest from the Land of 10,000 Lakes to make his Midwest Drift Union debut in 2016, and in a rather unconventional way. Amidst the endless sea of Nissan S-Chassis, Robbins showed up in a Nissan Hardbody with an LS2 heart, making his the first truck to ever compete in the series. He finished fourth at Gateway for round one, securing third in points after just one outing. Robbins would find himself on the podium in third place at round two at Lucas Oil Raceway, proving this newcomer and his truck were a force to be...

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