D1 Grand Prix Professional Series Round 1 in Irwindale, CA. USA. The official D1 Grand Prix hits US Shores!! Witness the spectacle of Japan's pro drifters battle it out against America's best pro drifters.
What is D1?
Ride on board Katsuhiro Ueo's AE86 for a course introduction
GM Factory Works Car: Pontiac GTO with Rhys Millen
JDM Option Volume 2 - Crash Kings! Drivers betting their lives (and rides) at D1GP, the world's most reckless motor sport. The line between heaven and hell beome grey when drivers take it beyong the envelope. This issue features these gutsy guys experiencing what happens BEYOND their vehicle's ability. Backdoor, flipped over, and thrown out is a daily routine of abuse amongst these drivers. This is where the insance fits in motorsports. For the first time, Dorikin and Orido are left completely speechless.
The internationally recognized All-Japan Professional Drift Championship. Known to use race cars as weapons of battle. These machines take on a new illuminating color at night. It is the color and mystique of it's outlaw heritage. Finally, the government and city offices have lent us their land for this exhibition event. Although not incorporated into the series championship, we fill the Tokyo Bay area skies with clouds of smoke and intense sound.
Out of all the drivers that are participating in the 2004 Grand Prix, there are two S15s that are showing an insane run. What is the hidden secret to their driving? USing the Data logger, Chassis Dynamo, and Damper Tester, strict measurements are taken. What kind of feelings do the two drifters have towards their drifting from the data obtained? The secret of the top two in the drifting world lies here.
Battle of the Silvia S15 Top
D1 Grand Prix Round 2
D1 Driver's Search in Miami, FL, USA
EXTRA TRACK!! D1 Sugo on board camera!
D1's top machines are driving at the international circuit at speeds and angles that lack common sense! These techniques will be all shown through the onboard camera!!
No matter how much D1 becomes popular, the origins of drifting is, of course, the Touge! (mountain passes!) Therefore, we toured the nation's famouns windings/Touges with Nomuken! LEt's gather the best Touge drivers and go to the finals tournament! Orido and Suzuki judge these Touge drifters on the site. See the big excitement! This is the real report where you can find out about Japan's true Touge!
The Street Tribe Heaven, All Japan Touge Tournament
One of the most amazing D1 rounds yet, this is what makes D1, D1! Taking place in the heart of metropolitan Tokyo, the drivers in this D1 have their game faces on, watch as some take it too far and become part of the concrete walls!
Then we go to the UK where we watch the legendary footage of Smokey Nagata?s 0-300km/h Top Secret run through the motorways of England, and this time he?s got the cops on his tail!
And finally, it?s Daijiro?s Silverstate Challenge pt.2, in the seat again after last years crash, he cannot be stopped!
D1 Grand Prix Round 5 - Odaiba
Daijiro's Public Hwy Speed Record - 2003 Silver State Classics Challenge pt. 2
World Speed Maniac, Smokey Nagata's Comical UK Jail Journey
Volume 10. : D1GP Round 7 in Tsukuba. The final round of the official D1GP season! With no more time to get ahead who will survive the ultimate drift battle and make it to the end. Watch and see who will be crowned the winner of the final match. Check out Top Secret Miki?fs ultimate S15 go against Taniguchi?fs new weapon the HKS Toyota Altezza. See one of crazy Tarzan?fs insane human experiments. How long could Tarzan survive the tortures of toxic exhaust fumes from one of the sickest R34s. Hmmm smells good.
This is every drifter’s dream, to test their skill against some of the legendary world’s best drifters. D1 Japan versus US was destined to take place. Being the originators of this sport, watch as the Japanese try to fend off the skilled American drifters. With the sudden outburst of the drifting scene in the United States, the American drifters have been polishing their skill ever since. 20 thousand JDM fans roar at the California Speedway as they slide their ride sideways!
The D1 exhibition match took place along with the first ever stateside JGTC event. Watch Nomuken and the sexy umbrella girls get harassed by the man himself, Drift King as they explore the pit area of several racing teams.
How many will make it to Fontana?! Footage of the driver search for the D1 Japan vs. USA at Irwindale Speedway is enclosed. See who actually tried out for the event, who crashed into the concrete barrier, and the best of all, who made it!
D1 invades sin city, Las Vegas for the annual SEMA show! Lead by Orido, the drifters put together an unforgettable drifting demonstration for the public.
The competitors who enter the D1 Grand Prix are undoubtedly the world’s best drifters who display their amazing talent. We have dug through the secret Option video archives to bring you the never before seen footage of the on board camera shots of the top drifters. Watch and learn their god-like skills as you sit in the passenger seat with them through the entire 2003 D1 series. See their heel-toe transitions as well as their feint techniques to send the vehicle sliding in some of the best circuits in Japan! Warning; may cause nausea!