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[6 Sep 2011 | No Comment | ]
THE HILL – Maxxis Tyres BDC Round 4

I’m a sucker for HD drift video clips, I would have to say I’m guilty of using at least 60% of my monthly ADSL cap on watching HD motorsport video clips. Last night I came across this video clip on the Driftworks website. This is a short film from the 4th round of the British Drift Championships at The Hill. The Sound Track in the HD film just makes the clip that much more dramatic as well! Check it out if you want to be inspired.

(Via Driftworks)

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[10 Aug 2011 | 3 Comments | ]
How to build a drift Car on a budget

So you want to get into the sport of Drifting, but dont know where to start. We have compiled a basic starting blog to help you get going. This is the first insert  of several in an article on how to start building up a drift machine..
Choosing a Car
Drift cars can come in all makes and models. Choosing the correct car to meet your budget is the first and most important set towards getting your ass into a drift car of your own.
View our previous blog about affordable drift cars …

Drag Racing, Drifting, Events, Modified Cars, Track Stuff, Trackdays »

[9 Aug 2011 | No Comment | ]
Street2Strip and Streetcar Track Day

 

This coming weekend ( 13th & 14th August 2011) Killarney will once again be action packed with various events on two wheels and four. Saturday sees the circuit taken over by the Short Circuit Racing section where motorcycles of all ages and sizes strut their stuff on the half main and dirt section side of the facility, this event is also supported by Formula M on four wheels and the always spectacular Supermoto races on dirt and tar. The main straight will see Street2Strip action from mid day till just …

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[8 Aug 2011 | No Comment | ]
Drifting on the go

I was sent this video clip over the weekend of some buddy in Asia drifting while having a bit of a meal. Come to think of it, this brings a whole new meaning to “Meals on wheels”.
The Car he is drifting is a Toyota AE86 the food he is chowing looks like a Big Mac and Medium Coke, I couldn’t help laughing. You need to watch at least a little bit. What do you reckon could be more entertaining than this?

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[3 Aug 2011 | 10 Comments | ]
Improving your vehicles downforce

Being a bit of the track day enthusiast I am always looking for new ways to improve on my cars handling and performance. I’ve been doing quite a bit of research on down force and aerodynamics.

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[2 Aug 2011 | 2 Comments | ]
Whats your flavour…

So what is your style of modified car? Are you the drag racing expert or do you prefer to bang your brains out with some of South Africa’s SPL guru’s. Maybe you enjoy a couple of laps around your local racing track or even flicking your car through the corners sideways what ever it maybe, i think we all have some thing in common.. We all like to do it in STYLE!!!!!
Tell us what make gets you all rev’d, it would be great to see what the popular forms of …

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[1 Aug 2011 | No Comment | ]
Drift Build – Nissan powered Hilux Drift Pickup

In Australia there is a guy by the man of Nigel that is in the process of building and developing a Toyota Hilux Bakkie powered by a Nissan SR20 motor. Over the last 4-6 months I have been following Nigel’s build on his website engineeredtoslide.com which was originally posted on a .blogspot domain. What makes this build completely different to others that you see posted all over the internet is that Nigel has built the drift machine from literally the ground up. He has built his own space frame to …

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[27 Jul 2011 | No Comment | ]
SupaDrift Series 4 – Drifting Teaser

This is a short video clip of what went down at the last SupaDrift series session at Zwartskop raceway. Some skill full driving can be seen by some of the competitors. It seems that SupaDrift is a very competitive drift series in Gauteng. One would hope to see something of the same caliber down here in Cape Town
Watch the video clip: