Drifting the safety car

LeMans has had some pretty rough weather this week in the run up to the race, so what better way to take advantage than to get the safety car on the track for a little drifting. Glad it’s considered “safe”

Drifting King – Audi R8 Safety car at Le Mans 24 Hours – WEC Driver Advisor Yannick Dalmas

Ford Focus RS – Drift Mode Video

Finally getting a few more details about the much anticipated (at least by me) Ford Focus RS, including the press release today that the first one has rolled off the assembly line and they’re targeted for an early spring launch in the US. That’s all well and good, but what we all really want to see is Drift Mode in action, and those kind folks at Ford have obliged.


UPDATE: Reviews have started to come in and they’re looking good – here’s Evo’s take¬†http://www.evo.co.uk/ford/focus-rs

How Not to Drift

I realize that it’s ridiculously tempting in the cold weather we’re currently having in the US to give your rear wheel car a little drift here and there as you drive from one place to the next. However, please make sure that your attempts, speed, skill and space are all somewhat in allignment, otherwise you may end up like this gentleman in the video. And what a waste to such a pretty looking car….