SPEED HERO Blog — drift

The Origins of the Minami Jump

Some of you know what the Minami Jump is. It's a very famous section of track, notorious for it's sudden rise and fall. A strange section of winding course. Here's the known video of it's official debut.

These 2004 origins seem pretty weak compared to the much more aggressive had it evolved? Yes. But who was really doing the first big Jump? Some might say Daigo Saito.

Daigo's extreme practice regiment really pushed the boundaries of the Minami Jump and began aggressively applying it to contest runs shortly...


Making Lemonade

Making Breaking Lemonade, it's tough to crack a glass of juice without affecting the cup. Hot yellow stuff, that's what we are talking about. Strong, distinct smell and can give you a bit of a sore throat if you consume too much. Gasoline is an ever going problem with the wagon. Slosh? Thought so. Fuel pressure? Thought that too. Bogging always under hard throttle! What's going on. My floor was hot. I tried to sit...


Growth

Momentum is a dangerous good, It's often dealt without warning and creeps in from the back corner. Growth is that hard guy smoking in school, leather jacket, cool but rough and unpredictable. If you know what your doing, if approached correctly, the momentum of growth can be harnessed for productive purposes, improvement. But like any thing, when you stack more weight on an object, we hope it can bear the increased load. The local scene is now conflicted, with the sudden increase in popularity there is a...


2012, Year of the Alternative Drift Chassis.

Look, I called E7 Corollas last year, they blew up. Not sure if it was me, but I was just noticing a trend is all. This year the tides have rolled back in with some fresh info: 2012 will be the year of the alternative drift chassis. Corollas, S chassis, hell even Miatas are all played out. Not just on a style basis, but rather a financial basis. The common cars for drifting are beginning to become less common in the wild. Fewer unbent, cheap, unmodified examples...


Le Trashy

I wish I knew more aboot these Frenchyyyy Hosers, but they got the missiles down pat. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_vsq3EbWRv0&feature=player_embedded]