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From its emergence in the mountains of Japan, to being nursed in secret, to race track demonstrations, to finally shoving its way boldly into the heart of import car culture, no recent car trend has caught on quite like drifting. Now, after a full [ … ]

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If you were lucky enough to be born in Japan in the early 1970s, emigrate to California in 1978, and spend most of your formative early years in the front seat of your family’s delivery trucks, you might have developed a healthy interest in m [ … ]

legends eric eikenberry andrew bohan papadakis racing pasmag 4

We pause our amazing, regularly-scheduled automotive parade for a momentary look into the past; back to a time before the Internet, before the dawn of cellular telephones, before email, before aftermarket parts were only a mouse click away.

We fel [ … ]

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