Archive for August 5, 2009

Street Drifting is never legal, including Japan!

Posted in Random on August 5, 2009 by Stanley Carter

Probably some out there might think street drifting in Japan is fine since it got featured heavily on tons of magazines, DVDs and even youtube. But hey, here’s the wakup call, following is the article I’ve just read from Wrecked Magazine:

“Drifting reached the national news in Japan over the weekend after a huge sting was put down on street drifting. The meet was at Oi wharf over in Tokyo’s Ota ward and the police came down hard last night. Over 130 cars were busted and 64 people were arrested according to the reports we have had translated for us. The story is circling around Japan’s mainstream media today!”

And here’s the news video (very short) from Japan covering the event: