Justin Pawlak “JTP” has been apart of the US drift scene since 2005, when he started drifting his garage built FC Rx7 at local events in Southern California.

JTP succeeded in JustDrift winning the 2006 season, Formula D Pro-AM earning his pro drift license in 2006 and 2007 and NOPI Drift, securing a first place finish at the Los Angeles event in 2007. In 2008 he campaigned for the Formula Drift Championship where he has been a consistent top performer throughout his career. In his 2008 rookie season, JTP tallied two podium appearances. In 2010 JTP joined the iconic Falken Tire drift team, in which he became the driver of the teal and blue Falken Tire Ford Mustang.  He took his first Formula Drift win in the first round of 2011, finishing second place that season and just six points behind the champion. In 2019 JTP became one of only 3 drivers in Formula Drift history to secure a 100 point qualifying run, which he did at the round 4 event in New Jersey.

JTP is a hands-on driver who does his own mechanical, fabrication and suspension work. He continues to campaign his Ford Mustang at Grid Life and other Lifestyle  events across the country powered by a Ford Performance crate engine.

His sponsors for the 2024 season include Falken Tire, Ford Performance, Rays wheels, PWR , Exedy, Ignite, Sadev, Anderson Composites, Sparco, Road Runner Performance, Link Engine Management, Miller Electric, Radium Engineering, Painless Wiring, G Force Engineering, Mahle Pistons, IWon suspension and Hot Line Performance.

JTP’s dedication to the sport of drifting is evident in the wide variety of Lifestyle events, exhibitions and demonstrations he frequents across the country.