Even halfway across the world, the desire for more power is ubiquitous.
Have you ever had an idea that just sits in the back of your mind for years? Nigel Petrie did. Six years ago he envisioned the perfect drift car. After three years of mentally working everything out and two and a half years of building, his idea became reality. With grit and determination, Nigel built what he wanted without any compromise or influence from the rest of the world. Unlike most modified drift cars, Nigel’s Ute was built from the ground up—every weld, cut, and bolt. See the love and care behind the build of an amazing drift car in a film by Matthew Cox.
The short clip opens with a BMW already rocketing several feet above the race course, cresting a hill. The car’s nose begins to dive, appearing to travel over 150 feet before making a very gruesome landing.
When looking for the latest and greatest drag racing information, there is no better place to get that than at Drag Week 2014. These are guys who are experts by trial and error and you can ask each and everyone of them the same question and get a different answer—because each have their own, unique experience.
This video, taken inside the insane Audi S1 Group B rally racing shows driver Josef Berez at a Slovakian Hill Climb event. While it is amazing to watch him power the beast on the track making it look so effortless, the real gem to the video is the amazing sound.