James Mackie has been drifting for 13 years. He is currently competing in the 2016 Victorian drifting championship and sitting in 11th on the leader board with 2 rounds to go.
He races a 1971 XY Ford Falcon running:
5.7L Holden LS1
Holden T56 gearbox
Shortened Borg Warner, Full Spool, 31-spline, 3.99 gears
Gerlock XF, Ford AU brakes
Springs (F+R): 800lbs (f), reset leaves (r)
Shocks (F+R): Shockworks, adjustable fronts
Steering: XF, custom knuckles and draglink
17x9 steel rims
James does a number of drift demos at major events in Victoria eg: Spring Nationals, Xtreme Power Fest, Cruise for Charity and has been invited to attend World Time Attack at Eastern Creek raceway.
Not just a drifting beast, but a car that can compete in any sort of motoring event and be competitive in it.
James also attends other events such as Drag racing, where he has done a 12:2 @118mph, and hoping to hit the 11's next time. He loves hill climbs and attending car shows.