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Welcome to Driftland, the only custom drift track in the UKIf you're sick of driving hundreds of miles to get to the nearest drifting track then it might be time to build your own. Welcome to Driftland.
[MUSIC] [MUSIC] [MUSIC] I don't do anything else. Drifting is all I do. If I'm not working, I'm not with my family, I go drifting. Wherever I'm driving the car or wherever I'm helping Marshall. Whatever, I just love being involved in it. I know what people hate watching. I love watching Justin. Doesn't matter who it is, I'll watch anyone, but even if a guy's [UNKNOWN] I'll watch just because you can see a guy go at it in the morning, and it'll be terrible. And even if he's getting one corner by the end of the day, I enjoy watching that. You see progress. I just love everything about it. [MUSIC] Myself and Phil from [UNKNOWN] were bored of traveling up and down the country doing various drift events going nine/ten hour drives so we started doing some events On the Stock car oval was an expert draft line. We were just going to bring a couple of cars along and have some fun. We told some friends, those friends told some friends, and we ended up with 35 cars and 500 spectators running off the bend. You speak to any driver who was involved in Jumanji Nights, and they will tell you how amazing it was. It was just A really encapsulated atmosphere, and I think [UNKNOWN] was [UNKNOWN] in what is [UNKNOWN]. One week, we're going around an oval, and then the [UNKNOWN] other guy, and then we think, well, that's that. He's going to kick us out cuz he's just [UNKNOWN] stock cars, and then he turns up and he's like, no, I can't have you using the [UNKNOWN] anymore And I'll build you a track. So that was that. When I first heard that it was gonna happen from the venue, I didn't really believe them to be honest. I thought, yeah, I've heard this before. It's a dream come true really, having our own drift track that we can more or less use as we please. And create different kinds of events and different styles Hopefully we're gonna raise the level of drifting in Scotland. [MUSIC] When myself and Carol were briefed with the scene in the truck, we didn't want to just have a truck that we could run and it would get sort of monotonous quite quickly. We got a white board and we'd actually be studying skill photographs. All the tracks in Japan, so speaking to guys like Phil Morrison, who [INAUDIBLE] Japan, like what would you like to see? What makes the tracks in Japan so good? Because that's what we want. We want to see what Japan [INAUDIBLE] the track. [NOISE]. The big layout of the track. Like, doing the outer one. I was kind of daunted and scared at first. But once you kind of get used to it, it's great fun. There's probably about, a good, ten different layouts you could do in that small truck. And then because we have so many layouts, you can come here eight different times and it's eight different tracks potentially that you'll be driving on. So it just keeps the driver and chase top. And, we have sort of four More technical track which is good for getting your skills on. And we have the fast track so it's also as fast as you can go. [NOISE] One of the really good things of a drift line is [UNKNOWN] all the local [UNKNOWN] an opportunity to [UNKNOWN]. I think it's a good way of bragging. I've said this isn't a sport. A lot of folks say well what about Justin? But if you put them in a taxi they'll be sure to know what Justin is after. You know what I mean? Let me jump in the passenger seat and get taken around for three or four laps or eight. And then they're going to come back out. I've never seen someone come back out of the car without a huge smile on their face. It also helps our local drivers, you know those guys are putting the effort into those cars. And then I think that will also help push the level of cars up. It's more and more people seeing that there's a possibility. Justin A is a holds more More accepted, I think, as a motor sport. I think, [UNKNOWN] before there was a guy just farting about, but now there's a track to do it on and obviously it's going that way [INAUDIBLE] motor sport. Still taken a back about how well its went and we still got a long way to go. You know one of the good things about Jeep is that if he's in a job or he's working on something and there's a ceiling, if he can't there is only so high you can go. Then he's out because he needs to know that he can keep going. And I think that's a really good thing which I've found. Because as far as I'm concerned, which I've found, there's no ceiling. That place can just go and go and go. And I think he's doing really well, and I just hope that I can Still be part of it in years to come.