Watch A Pro Driver Drift The Road He Grew Up Driving

Everyone has that one road they drove over and over again as they learned how to drive and love cars. Formula Drift’s Matt Field made the pilgrimage back to his boyhood road and took his thousand-horsepower pro car with him.

Field is a NorCal dude, so this reservoir road almost painfully reminds me of the foothill roads I drove often in my parents’ old Volvo wagon.

I was there, wishing I had something with power, with a chassis that could handle it, and ideally a hydraulic handbrake to go along with it.

Damn you, Matt. Now I’ve got to go back.

Raphael Orlove is features editor for Jalopnik.

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Taylor Nelson

HOLY CRAP! I know that road! It’s Calaveras Road out of Milpitas, CA heading toward Sunol, CA. When it was open (they’re doing work on the dam out there currently), I’d drive it home every Friday or whenever traffic on 680 was atrocious!