It was a sunny afternoon early in the fall when a mechanical howl rang through an almost empty parking lot as Ken Block bounced his engine off the rev limiter. A small crowd watched from behind a concrete barrier as he, the car and a queasy-looking passenger charged through a closed course.
ESPN and Hoonigan Racing announced this week that the Gymkhana GRID racing series will join the X Games.
BMW Performance Driving School instructor Johan Schwartz has set a new world record for drifting 51.278 miles in a new M5.
With 47 corners across almost 6.5 miles, the Crown Range in New Zealand is the country’s highest paved roadway at an elevation of 3,530 feet.
After an unfortunate accident where Bartek Ostalowski lost both his arms, the driver from Poland didn’t give up his racing dreams.
Anyone familiar with Ken Block and his Gymkhana videos knows just how well he can smoke a set of tires and AutoGuide had the chance during this year’s SEMA Show to go along for a ride.
Drifting is exciting enough, but when Ken Block jumps into the mix there’s sure to be some real fun on tap.
What happens when you give professional drifter and former Formula Drift champion Vaughn Gittin Jr. free reign at Ford’s Flat Rock Assembly Plant? A three and a half minute video of pure automotive porn.
Ford Mustangs have enjoyed great success in the sport of drifting, with Vaughn Gittin Jr. claiming the 2010 Formula Drift Championship, and sitting atop the points standings leading into the final round this season.
Despite all the success that Hyundai has achieved in various forms of motorsports in North America, the Korean automaker has decided to reassess its involvement in racing after the 2012 season.
During the Formula Drift Pro Am event in Las Vegas, drifter Jim Guthrie and his Ford Mustang had a scary run in with the wall.
When Lexus has a party it puts cars on the dance floor to show off. These three LFA supercars at a Toyota Gala do not dissapoint in the video.
Toyota is embracing its GT 86 model in many different ways worldwide, one of which is launching its own drifting team in the United Arab Emirates.
NASCAR driver, Joey Logano is used to his Toyota Camry he drives in the Sprint and Nationwide series, but he was recently offered some lessons in drifting in the FR-S with Forumla Drift champ, Ken Gushi.
After recently announcing a sponsorship of Canadian drifter Pat Cyr, Scion has released a video of the professional taking the FR-S on the track for some tire burning action.
The sporty, rear-wheel drive Scion FR-S is already making a name for itself in the minds of automotive enthusiasts. Following the FR-S’ class win in the 24-hours of Nurburgring, Scion is continuing it’s assault in the motorsports scene.
Admittedly, the motorsport of drifting is a strange one. Those not passionate about it, roll their eyes at it while the general population complain about the noise it makes.
A drifting ban affecting Atlanta residents is causing discontent among the automotive community and catching more and more media attention.
Atlanta’s city council recently passed an amendment that made several changes to the city’s noise ordinance, directly targeting drifting.
The Subaru rallycross team is gearing up for a new season of racing, and is drumming up excitement by releasing this video of the three WRX STI entry cars having some some fun out on the track. The video features two-wheel corners, high intensity racing, helicopter action shots and slow-motion shoes. The shoes come courtesy of Puma…
Drifting has become an automotive phenomenon around the world with race leagues devoted to the sideways sport, leading drifters to push the limits constantly.
Venerable pro drift racer Rhys Millen got his first chance of the year to work toward becoming the next Formula DRIFT champion but came in second place.
Americans haven’t even seen the Scion FR-S in dealerships yet and Japanese tuners are out in Japan crashing the beloved Toyota GT 86 at drift events. When a rear-wheel drive car is going anywhere from 60-80 mph and flinging itself sideways, there’s a very good chance it’ll crash sooner or later. That’s part of the…
We fell in love with the Toyota GT 86 when we first drove it, so how could it get any better? Well, try more than doubling the car’s factory displacement by swapping out the Subaru-sourced 2.0-liter boxer 4-cylinder for a 5.0-liter V8. Donated from a Lexus IS-F, this custom machine is the ride of choice…