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Are you a fan of tire-smoking, sideways automotive action? If so, the best way to get your fix is to head to a Formula Drift event and experience it in person. Can't do that? The next best thing is coming to your television, assuming you've already spent your dough on a fancy new 3D TV. DirecTV and Formula Drift have partnered up to produce the first three-dimensional televised drifting event.

DirecTV has a 3D channel, creatively called "n3D," and it will air special segments from Formula Drift's season-ending Round 7 event from the Toyota Speedway in Irwindale, California.


[Source: Motor World Hype]


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      • 4 Years Ago
      Now I just need to smell some burning rubber while watching it.
      • 4 Years Ago
      While 3D has some interesting features for video media, it is more gimmick than anything. And the TV makers trying to push the non-auto 3D sets have made a mistake. They need to wait until they have autosteroscopic in their large sets. There are some coming soon, but are massively expensive (like plasma was about a decade ago).
      • 4 Years Ago
      Does having its own channel further legitimize SUPER DORIFTO ACTION as a motorsport?
      • 4 Years Ago
      They have to do something to make interesting.....
        • 4 Years Ago
        So you're saying cars driving around completely sideways with a huge trail of tire smoke less than a foot off of a concrete wall isn't cool?

        Seriously, are you a car guy? Why are you posting on a car website?
      • 4 Years Ago
      So ven DirecTV tellinks me zey have zee Formula Drift in 3D...


      ...I jump in it.
      • 4 Years Ago
      Woah would that be cool!
      • 4 Years Ago
      I'm ready for 3D to die out again.