SPEED HERO Blog — western speedway

D is for Decimation

Capital Drift season two started off with the screech of tires and the screech of metal on concrete. There was some uncertainty going into the first event as many of the top performers from last season are still wrapped up in their new builds. Luckily their were plenty of new comers to fill their spots. The word for the day was Nissan with 240's dominating the field broken up by a couple of more colourful...


Back in the Day

Last Friday of course. Capital Drift was asked to put on a small drift demo for the crowd to try and spread the word of drift. Justin from Cap D captured some of the chaos.

Watch it, and make sure you come out to see it in person next time you're anywhere near the west coast.


Now For Something We Hope You'll Really Like.

I didn't have much to say about Cap D and no pictures of my own. I ended up overwhelmed with the excitement of flogging my own slag all over the track. First thing everyone needs to do is take a look of the amazing photos coming from Val Melnik The weather ran the gammut from hurrican winds and driving rain to gorgeous, track drying sun. The turn out was immense which made for long waits between runs but a lot different skill levels just out to have fun....


Cone Killers Anonymous

Valentines day is a day for squealing tires and eating cones, well...if you're doing it right. Victoria Motorsport Club held it's second winter event this past weekend. The turn out was massive and the impressive organization kept everything running like clockwork, insurance voiding clockwork. The immense crowd is broken into two groups. It's arbitrary but as one group races the other monitors the corners and recovers cone casualties. For those interested in learning, they also offer a club car for rent. Thrash someone elses EG Civic...


Slip, Slip, Grip, Spin.

The first Capital Drift practice of 2010 and what an explosive start. With at least 17 cars in attendance there was a huge variety of cars, power and skill level. The morning air was cool and the track was still wet. This worked out for those who are still new to the sport but offered some interesting challenges as it started to dry in patches throughout the day. These practices offer such a relaxed and...