Results tagged with "Portugal"
EVENT: KD European Drift Lousada 2012 Part II
After attending the annual Lousada drift event for the past few years you think I'd be prepared for the mental and physical onslaught that is shooting it. Don't get me wrong, I love drifting but after 18 hours solid of it, followed by four to five hours sleep I was less than 'chipper' when the alarm sounded for day two of the event. Come 9:00am I was back at the track, batteries full, memory cards empty, enthusiasm slightly less than brimming....but at least I had coffee.
EVENT: KD European Drift Lousada 2012
Once a year the small Portuguese municipality of Lousada acts as a Mecca for those drivers wanting to see out the drift season in style. Throw in a steel-lined technical track and run late into the night and you have a recipe for some truly amazing drifting…
EVENT: KD European DNYRacing Lousada 2011 Part II
I was kindly invited over to Lousada, Portugal to cover the annual KD European DNYRace, an invitational event playing host to 50 drivers from 5 countries, battling it out for a €4000 prize fund and respect at one of Europe's most unforgiving and technical tracks.
EVENT: KD European DNYRacing Lousada 2011
An invitational event comprising of 50 drivers from 5 nations, the crazy weekend in Lousada is one of our favourites here at Drifted, so we were stoked to be invited back this year to cover the event. Madness contained within.
SNAPSHOT: An Assault on Mind, Man and Machine
I say it every year, but if there was only one drift event I could make it to each year, it would be the KD European DNYRace in Lousada, Portugal. For one weekend this sleepy Portuguese town is transformed into a drift nirvana and nothing prepares you for it.
EVENT: Portuguese Drift Championship Round 4
The Portuguese Drift Championship is in it’s 4th round of 2011. With 14 drivers, 8 in the Pro Class and 6 in the Amateur Class, make a lot of smoke in the Portuguese coast line go-kart track of Bombarral.
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.
GUEST BLOG: GRASSROOTS in Abrantes, Portugal
Guest blogger Telmo Gil attended the first drift day in Abrantes, Portugal. Have a peak inside to see how they do grassroots on the continent....
EVENT: KD European Drift DNYRacing 2010
It was less than 6 hours since we'd got back to the hotel to rest up and we found ourselves back at the circuit for the main event. Sunday played host to KD European Drift DNY Racing 2010, throwing 40+ drivers from 5 nations into the mix to battle it out for the title and the €6850 prize fund.
Works Mag – Advisory
Be sure to head over and check out the latest issue of Works Mag. The current issue is entitled 'Advisory' and contains photos from Drifted's Ian Gratton , Will Epps and myself. It also features an article I wrote for the magazine on my recent trip out to Lousada Portugal.
Portuguese Night Drifting
There's something about drifting after dark that feels frantic, chaotic even. Although we had seen 5/6 car drift trains throughout the day at Lousada, Portugal, as the first night drift session gets underway we still weren't prepared for the sensory overload that ensued...
EVENT: Road Trip – Lousada, Portugal 2010
We head out to Portugal for 2 days (and 1 night) of European Drifting. Find out what happened (quite a lot) after the jump...