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      12-19-2009, 02:38 AM   #1
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This is for Al, Jay and Duncan!

We have to arrange for an empty airstrip and try this in our cars

I am sure you guys will put a better drift show with the Ms

FYI: This in the Kingdom in the capital city of Riyadh

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      12-19-2009, 08:09 AM   #2
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Haha - looks like a blast - lets go!

Pretty crazy they are doing that on public roads though!
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      12-19-2009, 08:10 AM   #3
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I am trying to think of any reason why I would want to do that!What a bunch of morons with the traffic &`people standing way too close.Thats a recipe for disaster!
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      12-19-2009, 08:16 AM   #4
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I am trying to think of any reason why I would want to do that!What a bunch of morons with the traffic &`people standing way too close.Thats a recipe for disaster!
At first I thought it was a closed area and thought wow the spectators are close - then I saw the other traffic and thought wtf!

Ummm.....isnt this you:

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      12-19-2009, 08:30 AM   #5
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At first I thought it was a closed area and thought wow the spectators are close - then I saw the other traffic and thought wtf!

Ummm.....isnt this you:

The only traffic that I am usually dealing with are the cars that I am lapping & the Marshalls(who are paid to put up with us!).Oh I forgot about the white E93 digging himself out or red E92 mowing grass
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      12-19-2009, 08:34 AM   #6
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The only traffic that I am usually dealing with are the cars that I am lapping & the Marshalls(who are paid to put up with us!).Oh I forgot about the white E93 digging himself out or red E92 mowing grass

Yeah - those guys are dangerous!
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      12-19-2009, 08:49 AM   #7
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Dude thats nuts. Cool, but nuts. Is there a fresh coat of Saudi light-sweet crude covering the strip?
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      12-19-2009, 08:57 AM   #8
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Dude thats nuts. Cool, but nuts. Is there a fresh coat of Saudi light-sweet crude covering the strip?

Actually I think its from the sand. I have seen a few other vids and the roads look like they have a light dusting of sand on them.
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      12-19-2009, 03:15 PM   #9
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I think this is Alistair...at least he waited for the bus to clear

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      12-21-2009, 10:39 AM   #10
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Drifting?

I just don't get this - what are they trying to do?
I have spent my entire driving career trying to perfect the smooth is fast technique - obviously not well enough. But abusing equipment like these guys for what???? This is why we all get bad reputations!
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      12-21-2009, 10:47 AM   #11
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I just don't get this - what are they trying to do?
I have spent my entire driving career trying to perfect the smooth is fast technique - obviously not well enough. But abusing equipment like these guys for what???? This is why we all get bad reputations!

I think the Kettle is calling you Al
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      12-21-2009, 10:54 AM   #12
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.18 & 1.19 point in the video confirms what I am saying Al
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      12-21-2009, 11:45 AM   #13
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What Al meant was he doesnt understand by people would do this on the road, he much prefers the grass!
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What Al meant was he doesnt understand by people would do this on the road, he much prefers the grass!
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      12-21-2009, 05:58 PM   #15
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Yea yea yea..... What I really said is that I have been trying to perfect "smooth is fast" technique but I still have a long way to go. So I can't wait until next year and our track days to continue honing my skills.
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So I can't wait until next year and our track days to continue honing my skills.
Agreed! Can't wait until spring!
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      12-21-2009, 09:36 PM   #17
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What colour is the E92? It doesn't look like melbourne red....
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      12-21-2009, 09:42 PM   #18
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What colour is the E92? It doesn't look like melbourne red....
It is MR believe it or not. For some reason video and pics dont seem to capture it properly.
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Yea yea yea..... What I really said is that I have been trying to perfect "smooth is fast" technique but I still have a long way to go. So I can't wait until next year and our track days to continue honing my skills.
Al.You and I have been doing this for the 25 years that I have known you and we both drive the same way as we did then,when I had my 5.0 Stang and you had the Camaro.Hopefully all this fun continues for a long time!

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Al.You and I have been doing this for the 25 years that I have known you and we both drive the same way as we did then,when I had my 5.0 Stang and you had the Camaro.Hopefully all this fun continues for a long time!


Is that a cob web going from the plate to the wheel?.......

I think you guys still have a few good years left in you!
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Duncan...Do you have Pic's of your Red ZO-6...?.
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Duncan...Do you have Pic's of your Red ZO-6...?.
Somewhere but I will have to scan them once I find them.I had a lot of fun with that car,but you would remember that Steve.
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