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2013 BDC Round 2 – Pembrey

5.30pm, last Friday. A quick escape from Japspeed HQ, straight into the S13 loaded with crisps, camping gear and (most importantly) beer. A quick stop off in Gatley to pick up Harley and then there we were, heading onto the M56 and cringing at the journey time remaining on my […]

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The Only Way is Backwards

Forgive the clichéd title but you could be forgiven for thinking that that was the mantra that Car Media Racing & Steel Mate driver Mike Gaynor applied to his runs at Round 2 of the 2013 BDC, held at Pembrey circuit over the weekend. With the Wisefab equipped S14 being […]

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R32 at Skid Risk

I was down at Skid Risk at Birmingham Wheels on Sunday, although for once I was behind the wheel and not a lens (for the most part, at least!). I had a great day and I’ll post some more pictures soon, but for now here is one of the nicer […]

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Japfest 2013 (Part 2)

Aside from the club stands and pitting areas at Japfest, the on-track action was a major attraction for the thousands of spectators.

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Castle Combe Assault: Joe’s Onevia at Japfest

Here’s a quick clip of Joe Ankers in his Car Loan 4U Onevia throwing down a run at Castle Combe last weekend during Japfest. Considering Joe only had around 220bhp available the Silvia wasn’t best suited to the power demanding layout of the circuit but he did himself proud despite […]

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Japfest 2013 (Part 1)

I hadn’t been to Japfest since 2011 – come to think of it, that was probably the last time I actually went to a car show. With so many grassroots drifting events to enjoy (not to mention the BDC) shows have taken a back seat in my priorities list of […]

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Buxton Raceway, April 2013

After all of the commotion of the first round of the BDC just a couple of weeks before I was kind of hoping for a little break from drifting. Those hopes quickly vanished after an early morning text from Car Loan 4U driver Joe Ankers informing me that he was […]

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2013 British Drift Championship Round 1 – Lydden Hill (Day 3)

So, months of hype, preparation and rumour mill running had come to this: finals day at round 1 of the 2013 BDC. With Super-Pro qualifying having been postponed until Sunday afternoon it was definitely going to be a hectic day, although I’m sure the spectators were pleased with the serious […]

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