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Is the daddy of drifting and still going strong. Drift King Keiichi Tsuchiya was born in Japan in 1959. One of the Drift Kings favourite cars is the 1980s Toyota Corrola AE86, also known as the Eight Six (Haci-Roku) in Japan.
The Drift King has had a long career in motorsport. Keiichi has won many championships in his motorsport career and has competed in races from JTCC (Japanese Touring Car Championships) to races at the world famous Le Mans.
Keiichi is most famously known for his drifting skills worldwide.
A young Jeremy Clarkson meets the Drift King ???? and a some Japanese street drifters, this is where the whole drift scene started from.
Mad Mike Drifts Badbul in South Africa. That’s right Mad Mike Whiddett and Redbull have made another stylish drifting video along Franschhoek Pass. Whiddett tore up the 9 mile long mountain pass hitting speeds of 154mph in on a road which normally has a speed limit of 60mph!
“There is only so much you can do before you arrive,” explains Kiwi drifter Mad Mike Whiddett. “Google earth, some photos, maps – you know – that sort of thing. With most of the stuff we’re doing, something like Franschhoek Pass, you only really get a feel for it once on the ground.
Watch Mad Mikes video below, Using Badbul, his monster quad rotor engined Mazda RX-8, putting out over 800 screaming bhp
Project CARS Racing Sim was finally released on 7th of may 2015. After many set backs & Delays.The question is, Does it Live up to the Hype? Well it very Nearly does, with a few tweaks and adjustments Project CARS is going to be very hard to top!
Project CARS Racing Sim has been in development from around 2012. With around 80,000 fans Beta testing throughout the development of this racing Sim. Project CARS stands for `Community Assisted Racing Simulator`.
Project CARS Racing Sim also acquired the help of professional race drivers to develop the realism of the simulator. Everyone will know of `The Stig` aka Ben Collins, who also voices your pit crew in the Sim. Formula Renault racer Oli Webb who currently competes in the ELMS (European Le Mans Series) & Nicolas Hamilton who competes in the European Touring Car Cup and Renault Cup.
VW Passat Drift Car with 900BHP! An unusual choice for a drift car seeing as they are a front wheel drive car but this is no ordinary VW Passat!
This VW Passat Drift Car would be used to compete in 3 Formula Drift events this season in 2015 and would be driven by Tanner Foust.
Tanner Foust should be a familiar name to Drifting fans, although he hasn’t competed since 2010. Tanner is well known in America, is one of the hosts on the American version of Top Gear also a 3 times winner of Global Rally Cross championship and a stunt driver. Foust is also making a return to Formula Drift this year competing in select events. Continue reading →
Simply put the creators of this video turn a Rousch Stage 3 Mustang into a virtual controller. They connect various sensors to the Mustang measuring, throttle, braking & steering input as well as many other sensors to map a virtual world of Formula Drift driver Matt Powers in Virtual Reality.
We’re still a while away from driving with Oculus Rift but the video offers an exciting glimpse at what virtual reality could hold for the future. Imagine a firefighter using this technology for training purposes or maybe a more everyday use like entertaining kids on a long road trip.
Mercedes Drift Missile V12 C600 beast! There are not many C Class Mercs around on the drift scene. Well what if you decide to drop a V12 lump into a C class? That is exactly what Amon Oliver decided to do 🙂
Fitting a W120 V12 engine mated to a BMW 530D gearbox into a C class might seem to be more effort then its worth but for this man Amon Oliver who is clearly a big fan of Mercedes, nothing else would do.
Looking at the results it does look to be highly entertaining.
Ramona Rusu Drifting in her S60 4.0 V8 powered E30! This Romanian beauty has been competing in the Queen of Europe drift series and 3 other Drift championships including “King of Europe” since 2013 in her beautifully prepared V8 powered E30.
Drift Girl Ramona has been highly competitive from the start of her drifting career finishing on the podium on most of her runs.
“For quite some time now, Ramona Rusu has been winning all sorts of drifting competitions around Europe, most of the times going up against guys that were really blown away by what she could do. Starting off with a Miata she eventually upgraded to the king of drifting, the E30 3 Series.”
Father and Son Drifting fun. Is this the coolest dad ever? I reckon so, imagine when you were a 4 year old and your dad said “Son we are going drifting”. Most kids would of been over the moon….. Drifting would of been far better then any fair ride!.
Anton from Kazakhstan (Not related to Borat) took his 4 year old son out drifting over a year ago. Anton filmed the reactions with an on-board camera mounted on the dash and posted it on YouTube. Over a year later and this hilarious video has gone viral with over 1.6 million views.
Now a year later Anton has done another video with his drift loving son. This time the pair are drifting in Antons rwd subaru. Already the 2nd Father and son drift video has had over a million hits on YouTube.