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EVENT: Extreme Drift Allstars Lithuania: #JUDGEMENTDAY

EVENT: Extreme Drift Allstars Lithuania: #JUDGEMENTDAY

With the title on the line we take a look at the final day of the 2014 Extreme Drift Allstars season in Kaunas, Lithuania. Thrills, spills and a new champion crowned. This one didn’t disappoint…

FEATURE: Reaching new lows

FEATURE: Reaching new lows – Alex Law’s S14

Like your drift cars 90′s JDM-inspired, scraping the floor and flying sideways? You’ll love Alex Law’s UK-built competition Kouki S14…

EVENT: Extreme Drift Allstars Kaunas: Setting the stage

EVENT: Extreme Drift Allstars Lithuania: Setting the stage

The winner of the 2014 Extreme Drift Allstars European drift series would all come down to the final round of the championship, to be decided on a fast, challenging and unforgiving custom street circuit constructed in the heart of Lithuania…

NEWS: James Deane Takes 2014 EXTREME Drift Allstars Title

NEWS: James Deane Takes 2014 EXTREME Drift Allstars Title

Falken Motorsports driver James Deane has won the Extreme Drift Allstars Lithuanian Drift GP, and with it, secures his place as the 2014 Extreme Drift Allstars champion! Read more…

Event: Extreme Drift Allstars Europe – Estonian Drift GP

EVENT: Extreme Drift Allstars Europe – Estonian Drift GP

With Ryan Tuerck in attendance, EXTREME Drift Allstars Europe would make its latest debut at the LaitseRallyPark in Estonia. Round five of the series would see all the international teams head north from Riga, Latvia which held the round four event just five days earlier. Here’s what went down…

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EVENT: 2014 Maxxis British Drift Championship Round Four: Lydden Hill Reverse Logic

The British Drift Championship decided to shake things up for competitors at Round 4 by running their tried and tested Lydden hill course in reverse. We went along to observe the chaos…

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EVENT: Prestigio EEDC 2014 Round 4: Mariapocs, Hungary

It has become a good tradition to run Prestigio EEDC Round four at Trackwood Festival in Hungary. This festival is very popular and gathered more than 3,000 spectators. Sunny summer weather, cozy A.M.G. Rabocsiring and top EEDC drivers – the perfect components for a great event!

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EVENT: Formula Drift Round 5 – A Photo Story

Car shows, Pro2, and main event action from Evergreen Speedway in Monroe, WA as seen through David Hintze’s eyes. We’ll let the photos do the talking in this recap of the Irish invasion.

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SNAPSHOTS: Andy Hateley’s BMW E30 from FD Pro2

Andy Hateley was among the drivers at Formula D Round Five’s Pro 2 competition, and our David Hintze caught his creamy orange BMW in action around Evergreen Speedway. LS3 engine? Check. Over 500hp through 275mm Falken Tires? Check. Retro-cool sideways action? You know it!

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DESKTOP: Kyle Mohan at Magic Hour

Formula Drift’s fourth round at Wall Stadium Speedway in New Jersey has become a must-attend event with many of the series’ media shooters for one key reason: magic hour. We present you with an example of this: Kyle Mohan’s GT Radial Energy-X Mazdatrix RX-8. Enjoy and treat your desktop to some new bling.

EVENT: Irish Drift Championship 2014: Round 4

EVENT: Irish Drift Championship 2014: Round 4

The fourth round of the Irish Drift Championship saw drivers head west to Ennis, Co. Clare. The purpose built course has been a regular for Irish drifting for numerous years with the tight technical turns, lined with unforgiving walls and a hand full of tricky clipping points…

EVENT: 2014 Maxxis British Drift Championship Round Three: Teesside Autodrome

EVENT: 2014 Maxxis British Drift Championship Round Three: Teesside Autodrome

With the fourth round of the 2014 Maxxis British Drift Championship on the horizon, Ste Trackslide looks back at what went down at round three, Teesside Autodrome…

EVENT: Extreme Drift Allstars Europe – Latvian Drift GP

EVENT: Extreme Drift Allstars Europe – Latvian Drift GP

Following the madness that I witnessed on day one of the Extreme Drift Allstars Latvian Drift GP in Riga, and the crazy late night street parade the evening before, I couldn’t wait to see what the main event day would bring. What followed what the most insane drift event I’ve ever attended. You’re going to want to see this…

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EVENT: Gatebil By Night

You all know about Gatebil, and you have probably seen tons of pictures from the main event at Rudskogen. Thats why I´m not going to show you pictures of the cars bathing in sunlight…

I want to show you a different side of the event. I want to show you guys some of my favorite cars… shot at night! Enjoy.

EVENT: Drift Allstars Riga Preview – We Run These Streets

EVENT: Extreme Drift Allstars Riga Preview – We Run These Streets

An extreme inner-city circuit, 50 of the world’s best drivers, a pack of the most powerful and advanced drift cars in Europe and an insane inner-city police-escorted parade through the streets of the Latvian capital? Only in Eastern Europe – this is Riga baby!

FEATURE: Style is everything

FEATURE: Style is everything

Following the third round of the 2014 Maxxis Tyres British Drift Championship at Teesside Autodrome this past weekend, Jordan Butters looks at the style of the BDC and how aesthetics plays a big part in the art of staying sideways…

EVENT: Drift Allstars Europe – Swedish Drift GP

EVENT: Drift Allstars Europe – Swedish Drift GP

Drift Allstars Europe would make it’s second appearance in Scandinavia this year. This time at the famous Mantorp Park, just south of Stockholm in Sweden. The home of Swedish drifting has it all – Swedish drift championships, Gatebil events, Swedish touring car series and now the Drift Allstars European Series.

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FEATURE: What We Do – BDC Knockhill Circuit, Scotland

The British Drift Championship visited Knockhill in Scotland in June, instead of the usual September. Would this change bring us smoke-friendly dry weather? Signs above the motorway flashing ‘Heavy Rain Forecast’ indicated otherwise.

VIDEO: FINALBOSS Matsuri 2014

VIDEO: FINALBOSS Matsuri 2014

It’s like Japan, but in Scotland. That’s the best way that I can describe the FINALBOSS Matsuri at the epic Driftland. The coolest cars, on the UK’s coolest track, just going for it and not giving a single fuck. We came, we saw, we enjoyed. We’ll be back next year.

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EVENT: Drift Allstars Europe Round 2 – Czech Drift GP

Autodrome Sosnova played host to the second round of the 2014 Drift Allstars European series. With the championship race still wide open after the first event in the UK, it would be interesting to see what happened with even more competition and a full grid of 50 pro drivers.

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NEWS: Interview with Brendon White on the Future of D1NZ

Recently Drifted had the opportunity to talk to Brendon White, managing director at D1NZ, to discuss the details of the upcoming twelfth season and get his opinion on where things are headed. Little did we know that he would also reveal some exclusive, first-look tidbits too!

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EVENT: Prestigio EEDC 2014 Round 3: Kaunas, Lithuania

“Scary. Frightening. Awesome. Unbelievable. Daring. Something special.” These are the words, that drivers use to describe the track of Prestigio EEDC Round Three in Nemunring, Lithuania.

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EVENT: FINALBOSS Weekender.

FINALBOSS are all about Japanese cars, hard driving and having fun. The purpose behind the FINALBOSS Weekender, held at Scotland’s infamous Driftland, was to get all of the UK’s top drivers in one place at one time. This is what happened…

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EVENT: Stars Rise in Formula D NJ’s Main Competition

Formula Drift’s competition from Wall Township, NJ has always been a deciding round of the championship, even when it falls in the middle of the season. Round Four signaled the half way mark of the seven round series. New Jersey is also a home race [View]

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EVENT: Stars Rise in Formula D NJ’s Main Competition

Formula Drift’s competition from Wall Township, NJ has always been a deciding round of the championship, even when it falls in the middle of the season. Round Four signaled the half way mark of the seven round series. New Jersey is also a home race [View]

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EVENT: Qualifying for Formula Drift Wall, NJ

Formula Drift reached the halfway point of the season with Round Four from Wall Stadium Speedway in New Jersey. Going into the weekend, 2009 Champion Chris Forsberg lead the standings, with 2010 ace Vaughen Gittin Jr. only ten points back. It was anybody’s game to see which would emerge ahead as the battle rages onward for the 2014 season.

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EVENT: Going sideways along the Arctic Circle at Sommertreff

Far far away, under the midnight sun, there is a racetrack. Hidden between snowy mountains and tall green woods. Just shy of the border to the arctic we find Arctic Circle Raceway. The track hosted an annual event on the last weekend of June called Sommertreff.

FEATURE: We Need To Talk About The Future Of Drifting

FEATURE: We Need To Talk About The Future Of Drifting

Following the success of the Irish Drift Championship’s recent Global Warfare event, professional automotive photographer Paddy McGrath takes a look at the state of drifting and why the sport as we know it is in desperate need of a shake up…

FEATURE: We Need To Talk About The Future Of Drifting

FEATURE: We Need To Talk About The Future Of Drifting

Following the success of the Irish Drift Championship’s recent Global Warfare event, professional automotive photographer Paddy McGrath takes a look at the state of drifting and why the sport as we know it is in desperate need of a shake up…

EVENT: Gatebil Sweden 2014: Mixing pleasure with pleasure

EVENT: Gatebil Sweden 2014: Mixing pleasure with pleasure

Heard of Gatebil before? Of course you have. Ever been and witnessed it for yourself? No?! Find out what you’ve been missing all along…

EVENT: Irish Drift Championship Round 3: Global Warfare

EVENT: Irish Drift Championship Round 3: Global Warfare

Ireland’s best plays host to a star-studded line-up of international drivers, including names such as Saito, Powers, McNamara, Kearney and Morrison. Who will come out on top? It’s time to find out – it’s Global Warfare!

FEATURE: Committed to Win

FEATURE: Committed to Win

In competitive drifting there are no half-measures. Success favours the committed and failure awaits the meek. There isn’t a set of curves on the Maxxis Tyres British Drift Championship calendar that demands commitment quite like Knockhill Racing Circuit, just north of Edinburgh in Scotland…