Remember the Drift Idiot? He put together a few well-made videos chronicling his efforts to learn the art of controlled oversteer. Now he's putting his lens skills to good use by getting up close and personal with the cast of characters involved in Formula Drift.
Meet Bil Baldwin. He's a flag marshal at Long Beach Formula Drift events. He has a Santa beard. He also has nerves of steel. Watch as drift cars tear by sideways, inches from his legs, and he doesn't even flinch.
A Formula Drift champ, Motley Crüe fan and ex-IT guy Vaughn Gittin Jr. has been testing a less-powerful but lighter and naturally-aspirated Mustang for the 2011 season. Tomorrow in Long Beach he'll be putting his goatee where his Monster is.
Formula Drift announced today that Tanner Foust would be retiring from the drifting circuit after a race in Abu Dhabi later this month. The reasons? A full plate of other work, including television. More Top Gear USA, anyone?
Crazy Swedish drifter Samuel Hubinette's as-yet unreleased Dodge Challenger SRT8 2010 Formula Drift car was spotted by reader n1ftyneil testing at Adams Motorsports Park yesterday. The sound of the 410 c.i. methanol motor revving to 8500 RPM is glorious.