Originally Posted by dmw16
With the drifting thing, are the clinics on it or do you just go to parking lots?
That's a little trickier. You'll have to search for a local drifiting club(s)...google it. I'd also check out the facilities as well. Drifting is less regulated so proceed with caution. It should be a large empty lot, there are some idiots who insist on avoiding light poles...don't go there. No parking barriers, lightpoles, etc. The real key is to look for something that is a series as well as a practice that graduates people to Formula Drift. Those type of groups will have the good instructors (VERY IMPORTANT...SECOND TO SAFETY).
I am lucky here in TX there is a pretty well ran drifting "club", Fabricated Motorsports, that is a 4-5 part series that graduates 1-2 drivers to Formula Drift. I got an instructor who was fantastic. I would have been lost without him.
If you do drift you'll probably discover that even pro's will have a VERY hard time keeping a DCT car sideways. No clutch kick, no ebrake...just all right foot. And the car handles very well and really does want to straighten up.
I learned sooooo much in the 2 hours there.