SPEED HERO Blog — Drift Events

Bun thur, doon thut

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="500" caption="JAVA BISHES"]JAVA BISHES[/caption] James, Phil and I were there, watching and having a blast. Long live Nikko!

I wish to live in a poorly crafted shack beside the track, preferably built from stripped down frames of old cars. Each HiAce is it's own room!

.....lost the T-shirt the next day.

Capital Drift Round 3

Attended my first West coast drift event presented by the guys at Capital Drift. I really enjoyed the grassroots and community feel of the event but the small turnout makes me fear for the future. It's a nice mix of proper amateurs and some purpose built drift cars sporting DMCC banners. [caption id="attachment_375" align="alignnone" width="600" caption="You can drive any car you want as long as it\'s an S13 or an AE86"]You can drive any car you want as long as it's an S13 or an AE86[/caption] There were a handful of...

Somebodies got a case of the Mondays.

After the mind blowing day Sunday turned out to be we feared that nothing could top it. We made our way back to Nikko Monday morning thinking what could possibly be going on at 10:30 on a Monday morning? [caption id="attachment_180" align="alignleft" width="600" caption="The best way to start the week"]The best way to start the week[/caption] Toyota styles hard in Japan To our surprise, there was a group of drifters and a group of grip drivers taking turns using...

Japan, the ride, the sequel.

While at the Tsukuba Hyper Meeting Alexi let us know that he was leaving early to check out an RB meet at Nikko circuit. We were invited along and excitedly accepted of course. Tsukuba was a lot of fun but nothing prepared us for the overwhelming nature of Nikko. It's an unassuming track hidden away from the world and surrounded by the hills of what looks to be an old quarry site. You take a rough road off the highway and follow it through a single lane concrete tunnel, once through the tunnel you're met with screeching tires and the...