Category Archives: Japan


I found this video from a recently featured news segment about street drifting in Japan. Interesting to see how the media feels about the sport we love so much.


Coverage: USDM Jam ver. 9.0 Part I

This past weekend was USDM Jam in Mie, Japan. I almost didn’t get coverage from this event, but luckily my friend & photographer Masaki Hamashima was able to get the time off of work to make the 2+ hour drive from Osaka to Mie. Major thanks, Masaki!

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Ben Sopra R35 GT-R

I’m sure most, if not, all of you have seen the coverage from Tokyo Auto Salon this year & noticed one particular GT-R that was getting a lot of attention..

Ben Sopra GT-R

Ben Sopra GT-R. Image by

This GT-R isn’t all show…

The GT-R definitely looks HUGE on the track in comparison to other cars, but let’s face it, it’s still bad ass.

Tokyo Auto Salon – Drifting FR-S

The release of the production model Scion FR-S has stirred up a lot of commotion recently. Even though it’s not available to the public yet, aftermarket giants like HKS and Falken have already built 2 FR-S’s to compete in D1GP in Japan. Nobuteru Taniguchi will pilot the HKS car, while Tetsuya Hibino pilots the Falken car.

D1GP, hurry up & come back to the US!