Certainly, our days are inundated with a constant barrage of misery and disappointment. We are Indiana Joneses, escaping from our own crumbling temples filled with danger only to have our treasures snatched from our hands as we think we reach safety. But we do have our moments of glee, few more gleeful than this video…
Japan’s Ebisu Circuit is one of the most famous drift courses in the world for good reason: it’s completely, ridiculously, wonderfully insane. Here’s Lone Star Drift’s Aaron Losey on the twisty, kinky, windy stretch of tarmac for a tandem run alongside David Mesker.
Whatever problems Americans think young people have here with getting into cars, Japan has it worse. And yet they still have room for a budding grassroots scene, thanks to insanely low costs.
They call the start of a drift the 'initiation.' This might be the most extreme I've ever seen.
This is some of the most aggressive driving I've ever seen.
This is pro drifter Daigo Saito and his crew at the 2012 Summer Drift Matsuri at Japan's Ebisu Circuit. For practice, they decided to throw some ratty old cars sideways at over 100 miles an hour.
As far as we're concerned, this is the greatest corner in the drifting world: the jump at Japan's Ebisu Circuit. Hear the tires chirp as they return to earth and slide down the track past the wall.