Drift Car

3155, Australia

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.



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