Results tagged with "Matt Carter"
VIDEO: Drifting into Fifth Gear
Late last year we were invited to meet the cast and crew of the UK motoring show Fifth Gear at the excellent Rockingham Raceway, Northamptonshire. They had a segment coming up on the show whereby presenter Jonny Smith was going to be entering the formidable Gatebil drift contest…
DESKTOP: Team Falken 1JZ S14.5
While we finish up our British Drift Championship Silverstone coverage have a lovely new desktop, on us! We accompanied our partners at Team Falken today as they were filming for a segment on the Fifth Gear TV show in the UK. Some of the footage the guys got is unreal and we can't wait to see it when the show airs!
EVENT: Team Falken Drift Show Tuning World Bodensee
The Tuning World Bodensee is Germany's biggest tuning convention, and for most of the car owners one of the most important season opening dates.
EVENT: The British Drift Championship Final Round: Part II: Super Pro
With the Semi Pro and Pro Classes settled in the 2011 Maxxis Tyres British Drift Championship it's time to settle the all important Super Pro class. As the sun started to drop over the Nissan Factory in Sunderland it was time for business, down to the nitty gritty, game-face time. All bets were off and everyone was going hard for the win.
EVENT: British Drift Championship Round 4: Part II: Super Pro
With the Semi-Pro and Pro Classes settled respectively it was the top flight Super Pro's turn to tackling the dips and curves that Knockhill had to offer. Who would be crowned King of the Hill?
DRIVER BLOG: Podiums, Portugal and Awesome Passenger Rides
Fresh back from our Nürburgring demo at the N24 in front of thousands of die hard race fans, we were in high spirits and ready for the third round of the 2011 British Drift Championship. Due to hard use at the 'Ring event all three cars needed some maintenance and repairs to be made prior to the event.
DRIVER BLOG: Nürburgring Roadtripping Part II: GP Circuit Demo
We woke up on the Friday morning after enjoying the last 'proper' nights sleep we would get all weekend. However we woke up to the Nurburgring weather we had been told to expect! We were due to be out on the legendary main GP circuit later that evening in front of a packed grandstand of thousands of German race fans so rain was not the ideal ingredient!
DRIVER BLOG: Nürburgring Roadtripping Part I
As we mentioned in our last update we were kindly invited to join the European Falken drift team at the Nürburgring for the N24 weekend festivities. A weekend of racing and drifting in front of huge crowds on the most dangerous and notorious circuit in the world, we didn't have to be asked twice!
DRIVER BLOG: Gearing Up for The Green Hell
A few weeks has passed since we were last out in action at the British Drift Championship Round 2 at Norfolk Arena and we're busy making preparations for our coming road trip to the world famous Nurburgring Circuit in Germany, AKA 'The Green Hell'.
EVENT: Into The Arena – BDC R2 – Super Pro
If you've read Part I of our coverage you'll have noticed that we made a subtle literary connection between great arenas and gladiatorial battles of years gone by and the venue for the MAXXIS British Drift Championship MMXI Round 2, Norfolk Arena. If you thought the gladiatorial metaphors were over think again, time to don armor for the main event, the Super Pro Class....
Team Falken 1JZ S14
With progress on the V35 coming along nicely we take a quick look at Matt Carter's S14 drift car which is currently undergoing some powerplant changes for 2011.
A Brief History of Team Falken Tires UK
Seeing as we're going to be giving you an insight into a season alongside Team Falken UK we thought you should maybe know a bit more about the guys behind the wheels and how 2010 panned out for them.