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    Video: Semi truck drift gymkhana might not be the first, but it is big fun
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    Everybody enjoys an entertaining drift gymkhana video, especially when it involves broken glass, exploding tires and crazy stunts. And who can fault such vehicular theatrics when the driver is piloting a 10,000-pound big rig with 1,100 horsepower? On that level, this six-minutes of tire carnage ...

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    Official: BMW sets Guinness record for longest drift with new M5 [w/videos]
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    In September of 2011, Chinese drifter Wang Qi broke the Guinness record for the world's longest sustained drift, doing 13 laps inside the Olympic Center Stadium in Tianlin, China for 5,802.3 meters. That was broken in February of this year by Abdo Feghali in Abu Dhabi drifting a new Chevrolet ...

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    Video: Red Bull RX-7 goes drift crazy on New Zealand's Crown Range
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    For the first time ever, the Crown Range, New Zealand's highest paved road, was closed off for the drifting pleasure of one man. That man is Mad Mike Whiddett, and the machine he's piloting is a heavily modified Mazda RX-7 sponsored by the energy-rich crew from Red Bull and powered by a ...

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    Video: Mitsubishi Evo snow frolic caught by aerial camera
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    Guido Tschugg is a professional mountain biker and a Red Bull-sponsored athlete in downhill and four-cross. He's also a fan of the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution and drifting in the snow, and with the help of filmmaker Mario Feil and drone videographers airv8, the rally car and the powder are ...

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    Video: McLaren MP4-12C Spider, Rhys Millen hit slopes with X-Games snowboarder Chanelle Sladics
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    What if you could use the McLaren MP4-12C Spider as a lift chair to the top of Loveland Pass in Colorado, 11,900 feet above salty sea level? And what if you had Rhys Millen to drive that lift chair and your job was to race him back down? Complaints? Anyone? Bueller? That was the setup for ...

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    Video: BMW wants world drifting record back in US
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    BMW just can't stand the thought of the world record for the longest drift winding up in the hands of someone else. The German automaker is set to take a crack at setting a new record by blowing the old one straight out of the water. A driver in China holds the current title after kicking a car ...

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    Video: Drifting on a frozen lake with a studded Lexus looks like fun
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    Sometimes you come across a list of ingredients and you don't even need to know what's being made, you just know you need to be there when it's done. So if you saw a recipe for a Vimeo video that was one snow-covered frozen lake, one Lexus IS, four studded tires, two ice fisherman and one guy ...

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    Video: Watch 79-year-old Bob Bondurant learn how to drift on lunch trays
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    Proving that there's a first time for everything, 79-year-old racing legend Bob Bondurant recently jumped behind the wheel of one of his popular driving school's Chevrolet Sonic LTZ hatchbacks for a bit of drifting. But wait, how does someone drift a turbocharged front-wheel drive subcompact? ...

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    Video: Drifters shut down California highway while doing donuts
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    As champions of both rear-wheel drive and the hand brake, we completely understand the compulsion to get sideways on occasion. Hell, there was a time when no vacant parking lot was safe from our hellion ways – but there's a difference between harming nothing but your own rear tires and ...

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    Video: Ken Block ain't got a care about ruining his wheels
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    During a drifting session at Irwindale Speedway in California, Ken Block made a boo-boo that would send a number of drivers immediately back to the infield. But there's an answer to "What do you do when you bash the wall while drifting and your wheel explodes?" and there's completely different ...

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    Video: Can a Jaguar XKR-S be drifted while blindfolded?
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    Bring together a 550-horsepower Jaguar XKR-S and a rain-soaked skidpad, and it's almost impossible to not end up in a sideways drift... accidental or on purpose. With that in mind, the gang over at Autocar got a hold of the monstrous XKR-S for the latest installment of "Will it Drift?," only they ...

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    Video: EasyDrift: For when you absolutely, positively don't want traction
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    Short of driving your tires bald, purposely reducing vehicle traction – say, for driver training purposes – usually involves affixing an expensive outrigger system to lift the car off the ground or buying a dedicated skid car. The three-year-old Easy Drift Driver Training System, on ...

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    Video: Ryan Tuerck introduces us to the Ultimate Game of Drift
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    Ryan Tuerck has gone and put his own spin on the game of HORSE. Instead of shooting hoops, he and fellow Drift Alliance driver Chris Forsberg recently squared off in a series of drift challenges. Fail a challenge, get one letter of the word DRIFT. First person to spell the whole word loses. The ...

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    Video: Teens hate riding the bus, but love drifting in it
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    The last time we saw a bus drifting it was in a commercial for public transportation in Denmark. The last time we saw Nitro Circus it was waging off-road paintball battles by land and by air. Combine the two and what do you get? An off-roading school bus that can drift in a parking lot and in the ...

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    Video: Red Bull Rube Goldberg machine uses Ram trophy truck, Hyundai Genesis
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    Red Bull is one of those companies with its fingers in every corner of the sports world. It's easy to forget just how far those sponsorship dollars have spread since the brand's early days, but a clever new video showcasing some of the brightest stars of the Red Bull family is out to remind us ...

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    Video: Vaughn Gittin Jr. given free rein to drift around Flat Rock Assembly Plant
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    Having just announced its official sponsorship of the Formula Drift series, Ford (via Ford Racing) released a video with Vaughn Gittin, Jr. and his new 2013 Mustang RTR drift car. The video, titled "2nd Shift Drift," shows him drifting around the property of Ford's Flat Rock Assembly plant where ...

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    Report: Ford signs on as official sponsor of Formula Drift for 2013 [w/video]
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    Whether you follow the sport of drifting or not, you have to admit that it has taken off. Seeing this popularity, Ford has just announced its sponsorship of Formula Drift as an official partner through the 2013 season. Ford has already had involvement with the steadily growing sport, through its ...

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    The List: The List #0360: Learn to Drift
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    To let a car do what it wants is very different than making it do what you want. It's the difference between a car's rear end getting loose in a corner and the intentional act of drifting. There's a huge chasm of skill that lies between the two, though the end result might look the same ...

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    Video: How the V8 became drifting's engine of choice
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    Early privately-owned drift cars were fitted with with either turbocharged engines from Nissan S13, S14 and S15 platforms (four-cylinder) or turbocharged powerplants like the Toyota 1JZ (six-cylinder). They were easy to work on, reliable, and they produced plenty of the wheel-spinning power ...

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    Report: Saudi man sentenced to beheading by sword for joyriding deaths
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    A Saudi man in his thirties, identified by the name Mutannish in reports, has been sentenced to death for causing two onlookers to die during a driving demonstration of Hagwalah – one of the wild displays of drifting we're used to seeing from that part of the world. During the show, two ...

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