Drifting

 
2013 GPRM Toyota GT 86 GT4 race car

'Initial D' Draws To A Close With The Final Stage

True fans of drifting know that the original slideways hero was a young man by the name of Takumi Fujiwara. His drift machine of choice was his father's modified Toyota Sprinter AE86 Trueno (basically, a rear-wheel-drive Corolla built between 1983 and 1987). Fujiwara honed his skills while making... read more

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Tanner Foust drifts at Laguna Seca

Drifting At Laguna Seca, Rallycross In France: Foust Lane Episode 6

A lot of people make fun of Tanner Foust. Some for his slightly wooden delivery on Top Gear USA, others for his clean-cut goody-two-shoes image. But at the end of the day, a... read more October 4, 2012 by 


 
800-horsepower Toyota GT 86X - Image courtesy Speedhunters

Speedhunters Present 800-Horsepower Scion FR-S Drift Car

For those who feel the Scion FR-S is lacking in power, take a gander at this custom Toyota GT 86, the FR-S’ twin sold overseas, which has been developed by the guys at... read more August 6, 2012 by 


 
Street drifter runs out of room and learns a hard lesson.

Street Drifter Meets Curb, Guardrail: Obvious Video

It should go without saying that we're fans of motorsport, including both those about grip and those about slip. But it should also go without saying that you should confine... read more July 30, 2012 by 


 
Drifting the Corkscrew at Laguna Seca in the C63 AMG Coupe

Drifting The Corkscrew In The C63 AMG Coupe At Laguna Seca: Video

There are a few things in life that really don't require a reason, and converting gasoline and tires into smoke and noise at Laguna Seca is one of them--particularly when the... read more April 30, 2012 by 


 
Rhys Millen's 2013 Formula Drift Hyundai Genesis Coupe

Rhys Millen Shows Off 2013 Hyundai Genesis Coupe Drift Car

Earlier this month was the Streets of Long Beach, the first event on the 2012 Formula DRIFT calendar, and competing in the series once again is Hyundai, together with its ace... read more April 27, 2012 by 


 
Justin Pawlak battles Daijiro Yoshihara in Formula DRIFT finals - Anne Proffit photo

Pawlak's Mustang Wins Formula DRIFT Opener At Long Beach

The signs surrounding Long Beach, CA's convention center and arena next to the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach race circuit said it all: "Formula DRIFT Sold Out." An overflow... read more April 8, 2012 by 


 
Ryan Tuerck - Anne Proffit photo

Formula Drift Kicks Off 2012 Season In Long Beach

The Formula Drift season started on Friday in Long Beach, CA with 60 cars and drivers--including 19 rookies--vying to make the field of 32 for Saturday's eliminations... read more April 6, 2012 by 


 
Max Orido and his V-8 Toyota GT 86

Toyota GT 86 Gets Lexus IS F V-8 Transplant, Goes Drifting: Video

Well, that was quick. Just a handful of weeks after its launch in Japan, the GT 86 has already been gutted and fitted with a Lexus IS F V-8 engine for use in D1 Grand Prix... read more March 30, 2012 by 


 
The All Electric Drift Car (AEDC) concept.

Coming Soon: The Sport Of Electric Car Drifting

Like it or not, electric cars will begin making inroads into mainstream motorsports, probably in the not-too-distant future. Electric drag racing is already an established... read more March 28, 2012 by 


 
Yvan Muller, at work in the Chevy Camaro.

Chevrolet Camaro Drifting Done Right: Video

When it comes to sliding a two-ton, rear-drive pony car with 426 horsepower on tap around corners, there’s a right way to go about it and a wrong way. Do it right, and... read more January 4, 2012 by 


 
Rhys Millen hoons the Genesis Coupe drift car through HMA HQ

Drift Thug Hoons Genesis Coupe Through Hyundai HQ: Video

What do you get when you add a drift-crazy Kiwi criminal to the Hyundai Genesis Coupe drift car, mix in a little humor, a donut-munching security guard, some pretty marginal... read more December 15, 2011 by 


 
Scion FR-S drifting with Ken Gushi and Speedhunters

2013 Scion FR-S Goes Drifting: Video

The upcoming Subieyota trio of cars (BRZ, GT 86, and FR-S) is an intriguing as-yet-unknown in the world of affordable, relatively light sports cars. Nearly taking the place... read more December 12, 2011 by 


 
Subaru WRX with a BMW V-10 engine

Subaru WRX With BMW V-10 = Drift Madness: Video

There aren't many production engines that sound better at full song than BMW's V-10, which manages to simply scream rather than sounding like a truck as many other V-10s do... read more September 7, 2011 by 


 
Chevrolet Camaro airbags deploy during drift event

Chevy Camaro's Airbags Deploy While Attempting To Drift -- Update: GM Responds

Update: Chevrolet's director of communications, Michael Albano, has responded with the following: "It is unusual to have this occur. However, it is possible for a driver to... read more August 12, 2011 by 


 
AMG Driving Academy drift lesson

AMG Driving Academy Takes You Drifting: Video

If you haven't been following the AMG Driving Academy Performance Series with Tommy Kendall since we brought you the first episode, you should have been. This is an example... read more August 2, 2011 by 


 
 

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