Last weekend at Gatebil, a huge motorsports gathering in Norway, X Games gold medal-winning rally car driver Liam Doran got into some serious trouble. People who attended the festival claim Doran—who has since been fired from his team—got into brawls, attacked cars, and generally acted like a shithead. Here’s video of…
Gatebil is Norway’s series of events celebrating the ability of hundreds and hundreds of horsepower to absolutely vaporize a full set of tires. Two brothers perfectly embody the scene.
More than that, you're going to want to hear it.
A Russian Arm is a gyro-stabilized, remote-operated camera crane. They are rare, impossibly expensive, and get used in movies like Titanic and whatever other blockbuster is in the theaters. Here's what an amateur drift meet looks like on one.
Who says photogs can't get close to racing cars anymore?
Did I fail to mention that Vaughn Gittin Jr took his Mustang Formula Drift car to Gatebil a while back? Watching the Ford scream past the amateur cars in this video just fills me with patriotism. (H/T)
The living legend diesel Mercedes station wagon drift team Black Smoke Racing doesn't need to hit any switches to go into three wheel motion. They just dip a wheel into the dirt and they're good to go.
There are a lot of people who complain that the Toyobaru twins don't have enough power. What happens when you bump the stock 200 horses to 750?
Here's the diesel Mercedes wagon of Black Smoke Racing doing a smoky burnout, while the car smokes diesel soot, while the driver is smoking.
People are always calling me saying, "Raphael! Raphael! Why do people buy Audis when rear-wheel-drive cars are so much better at drifting?" Well, you can drift an Audi, so long as you try hard enough.
Another preview from the upcoming "Tandem of Die" DVD shows the recent Gatebil Rudskogen/Time Attack Festival in Norway. If you don't know what Gatebil is, maybe now is the time to learn.
In Norway, the Gatebil auto festivals draw thousands of spectators every year for a mix of car show, parts bazaar and racing. Here's our gallery from this year's final Gatebil drift, enveloped in epic clouds of shredded tires.