WR TV: Mazda RX-8 Drift Car Ridealong With Mike Feiock
By Winding Road Staff
May 18, 2015
Image: Wrecked Magazine
This week we’re riding shotgun in Formula D competitor Mike Feiock's Mazda RX-8 drift car at the No Star Bash 2015 at Gingerman Raceway. Mike’s rotary-powered RX-8 cranks out between 550 and 600 horsepower depending on the setup and tune he’s running on a particular day.
From the passenger seat we get a great perspective on the fine art of drift car control, as Mike demonstrates the delicate interplay between throttle and counter-steering required to keep the slide angle where he wants it while also heading down the track on the appropriate line:
Wear headphones! The audio in this video was recorded with in-ear binaural microphones. With headphones or earbuds on, you'll feel like you're actually sitting in the driver's seat.
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