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Event: Winton Raceway 86 Festival

Even 35 years after its initial release, the Toyota AE86 still commands a cult like following to this day. Whether you’re a fan of time attack, drifting, rally or circuit racing, the AE86 has been there and done it all. And on the 15th of April at the Winton 86 …

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BMW M5 sets new World Record for longest drift [video]

The new BMW M5 has set a new world record for the longest drift. Driving Instructor Johan Schwartz performed a sustained drift at the BMW Performance Center in Greer, South Carolina, in the twin turbo V8 M5, covering exactly 232.5 miles (374.2 kilometres) on a so- called skid pad, setting …

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Japan’s D1 Grand Prix Rotary Powered Monsters

The rotary engine has a near cult like following around the world, the tiny metal barrel of spinning dorito’s has proven to be a modifiers dream with its light weight and huge power output. And nowhere is the spirit of the rotary engine more alive than in the heat of …

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Event: Fuji Speedway Toyota 1JZ Day Part 1

Last year I was presented with a tough decision, go to the Japanese Grand Prix at Suzuka on race day or head to Fuji Speedway to check out the 1JZ day that was going on. Either choice would have resulted in a memorable day yet deep down I’m glad I …

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Kia Stinger undergoes Sub Zero testing [video]

Development and testing of the Kia Stinger continues as the approaching market introduction in 2017 nears closer. Moving away from the company’s development centre based at the Nürburgring the Stinger is undergoing extreme sub-zero testing in icy conditions throughout Sweden to ensure the Stinger is capable and refined for all …

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Lambo and Stang go head to head in raw drift battle [video]

Set in Niigata, Japan; Vaughn Gitten takes his 410kW Mustang RTR head on with Daigo Saito’s 485kW V12 drift Lamborghini. Daigo’s Murcielago has been built by Liberty Walk and Phat Five Racing, where it underwent extensive modifications to give it the street hugging/aggressive look and performance. Vaughn runs a RTR …

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