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Hi,

does anyone know where I can learn drifting? It could be just an experience for a day or 2. anyone who knows, please reply to my post.

thank you.
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Old 21.03.2011, 22:40
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Really simple heh? leave your oars at home....
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I did drifting before, so I just want to have more experience in this area. know any?
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Drifting in Bulle - just reminds me of somebody
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Old 21.03.2011, 22:47
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Please excuse my ignorance, but what is drifting (apart from floating aimlessly)?
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Motor sports / boating ?
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Please excuse my ignorance, but what is drifting (apart from floating aimlessly)?
Drifting in a car - i think the OP means (or I wait to be corrected)?

I can't help unfortuantly in finding a place. Maybe a race track in Germany might be an option haven't heard of people doing it here.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Drifting_(motorsport)
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Old 21.03.2011, 22:57
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Hi,

does anyone know where I can learn drifting? It could be just an experience for a day or 2. anyone who knows, please reply to my post.

thank you.
Go to America, and buy a rearwheel drive car with lots of horsepower. My Z28 was lots of fun.

Or, go into the mountains when there's snow on the roads, with a lesser powered car, and turn off the traction control. The rental car I had in Sweden some years ago was great with the TC off.

Or, get on a high powered motorcycle, and turn off the traction control if it has it, and ride some dirt. Just make sure you're dressed for the occasion.

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Old 21.03.2011, 23:02
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Go to America, and buy a rearwheel drive car with lots of horsepower. My Z28 was lots of fun.

Or, go into the mountains when there's snow on the roads, with a lesser powered car, and turn off the traction control. The rental car I had in Sweden some years ago was great with the TC off.

Or, get on a high powered motorcycle, and turn off the traction control if it has it, and ride some dirt. Just make sure you're dressed for the occasion.

Tom
...and that was allowed in the rental contract?
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Old 21.03.2011, 23:05
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...and that was allowed in the rental contract?
No idea, I don't read Swedish!

Besides, why would there be an off button?

(oops, not 100% true, I can understand enough to read the manual to find out where the OFF button is! )

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Old 21.03.2011, 23:21
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Re: Drifting Experience

Simply google "Driftkurs". There are regularly courses on snow on an airfield in Ambri (TI)...

but I guess it is too late for this winter now.

Otherwise you will find plenty on various European racetracks, but more of the ralley style than the "Nissan with chrome rims" thing you find in the US...
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Re: Drifting Experience

Reminds me of the time I mentioned that my rental car did not work too well on the dirt roads and it was suggested that I probably was not allowed to use it there. (although some places could not be reached otherwise, so still not sure whether it was ok or not - never actually read all the small print)
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Re: Drifting Experience

Here's one place. http://fr.racingbox.ch/

There doesn't seem to be too many schools in Switzerland. But there are plenty in the UK. It's a great experience especially with a real wheel drive Ford Cortina from the 1970s.

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Up and over the Jaun?
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Old 21.03.2011, 23:35
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Simply google "Driftkurs". There are regularly courses on snow on an airfield in Ambri (TI)...

but I guess it is too late for this winter now.
Not much snow left when it's 20C!

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Old 21.03.2011, 23:48
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Simply google "Driftkurs". There are regularly courses on snow on an airfield in Ambri (TI)...

but I guess it is too late for this winter now.

Otherwise you will find plenty on various European racetracks, but more of the ralley style than the "Nissan with chrome rims" thing you find in the US...
wow. we found a use for UTH's car!
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I assume one uses one's own car...
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