Robinson, Peter
February 2010
Wheels;Feb2010, p32
The article offers the author's views on the aspects of drifting motorsport in Australia. The author mentions that drifting can be done by spinning the car 180 degrees and drive off in the opposite direction. He notes that while the car is spinning the driver must apply the second gear and wrench up the fly-off handbrake while at a 50 kilometer per hour speed, then simultaneously drop the clutch and release the steering wheel.


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