Where it came from and where it is going:

Drifting originated on the mountain passes of Japan approximately 10-15 years ago. Today, this extreme motor sport has evolved from underground racing into a professionally organized series such as the D1 Grand Prix, Formula Drift, and the DM Series.

Drifting events take place in Europe, Australia, Japan, the USA and Canada.  It is an international sport and is growing faster than any other form of motor sport in the world!

Drifting is extremely popular because it brings all the best aspects of motor sports into one package:

  • Speed
  • Street based race cars
  • Cars pushed beyond their limit of adhesion
  • Tire smoke
  • Noise
  • Driver/spectator interacting
  • Spectator involvement
  • Full course visibility
  • Umbrella girls
  • Vendors midway


Highly skilled drivers control a high powered street car past its limit, sideways at high speed, burning rubber, just inches from their competitors.  You can’t get a better visual impact anywhere.