CUSTOM TRACK THROUGH LIVERPOOL STREETS REVEALED AHEAD OF UK’S BIGGEST DRIFTING EVENT
Red Bull Drift Shifters has revealed the course that will test the nerve of 12 of the world’s best drifters as they battle it out this August for a chance to be crowned champion.
The custom track will run through the centre of Liverpool and, at almost three times the size of previous Red Bull Drift Shifters events in New Zealand, will be the biggest yet; incorporating both old favourites and exciting new features throughout the track.
To challenge the drivers’ ultimate skill, the following features will be positioned throughout the course, designed to test their speed, precision and nerve. These include:
The Start Tunnel
Drivers will start their run beneath the city of Liverpool itself, firing out from the Mersey Tunnel, as featured in Fast and Furious 6, and onto the track.
The Pier Head Wallride
The biggest and fastest wall-ride ever featured in a Red Bull Drift Shifters event. At a length of over 80m and the fastest entry speed of any corner on the track, drivers will be trying to slide the rear bumper of their car as close to the wall as possible to trigger the proximity sensors mounted within it.
A crowd favourite feature from previous events – drivers drift their vehicle around and underneath a fully functional articulated truck. Continue reading