The Dangers of Drifting
Amateur racing has grown over the years to include a wide range of different types of races and driving styles. In part due to innovations highlighted in major motion pictures and video games and in part due to the instant spread of information through the internet, contemporary racers push their vehicles to unexpected limits at a breakneck rate. While this has its own hazards on a track, amateur racing done in the streets holds its own degree of extreme danger. In particular, drift racing can prove extraordinarily risky.
This kind of racing is notorious for tire wear. As the vehicles screech across the road, the damage to the tires can be immense. Failure to replace tires in a timely manner can result in a loss of control, which, in relation to drifting, means a high-speed collision. Done at a track, this can be damaging to the … Read More