Closing doors, losing opportunities. The heart-pounding world of drifting in British Columbia (and beyond) is on the brink of crisis. Once-thriving tracks that embraced the adrenaline-fueled sport are closing their doors or turning their backs on drifting altogether. This devastating loss of controlled, professional spaces is not just limiting opportunities for drivers; it’s strangling theContinue reading “Keep Drifting Alive.”
Author Archives: Alexander Turnbull
ALL OUR CARS ARE RUNNING!
In a shocking turn of events, our group of longtime friends experienced a rare occurrence – all of our cars being on the road together for the first time in years. It was a momentous occasion for all of Checkpoint, except for Sandra, who was enjoying her adventurous life in Japan (you’ll be seeing moreContinue reading “ALL OUR CARS ARE RUNNING!”
What is Out Of Love?!
After weeks of being super busy, Dylan and I finally had our first free weekend in a while, and miraculously that free weekend paired up with the weather in the PNW clearing up for us. With the sun shining and temperatures rising, we decided to make a last-minute plan to cross the border and headContinue reading “What is Out Of Love?!”
The MOST Stylish Drifting in North America!
In the world of North American drifting, FinalBout has become a household name for fans that enjoy not only stylish driving but stylish cars as well. This popular drift series is known for its unique style and focus on Japanese cars. Recently, we had the opportunity to attend FinalBout NW at Affinity Circuit in Medford,Continue reading “The MOST Stylish Drifting in North America!”
Hosting a HUGE meet in Seattle!
We recently embarked on an exciting trip down to the Seattle area for a weekend of filming and fun. Our team had a specific goal in mind: to film a feature video on one of the most exciting AE86 drift cars around, but the weekend turned out to be so much more than that. AsContinue reading “Hosting a HUGE meet in Seattle!”
The BEST AE86 in the PNW?!
After being huge fans of this car on Instagram and YouTube for years we finally headed south of the border to Seattle to link up and shoot Landin’s AE86 Toyota Corolla coupe – the one and only “Squeeze86”! Landin’s car is a real showstopper, boasting a bright yellow paint job that’s impossible to miss, andContinue reading “The BEST AE86 in the PNW?!”
This Is Goodbye.
Reid’s Butame was a beloved car among his group of friends, the PNW group of Kaido Racer enthusiasts and Shakotan car enjoyers around the world. After owning it for seven years, Reid made the difficult decision to part ways with it and sell it to our friend Ben (Moistboys/Garage Tanoshi) on Vancouver Island. As aContinue reading “This Is Goodbye.”
Stanced Silvia with INSANE Fitment!
The final episode of our Japan series took us to Mizuno Works, and it was an absolute thrill ride from start to finish! This Kaido Racer heaven was a paradise for car enthusiasts, and we got the chance to see some of the most magnificent cars out there. The owner, who was passionate about hisContinue reading “Stanced Silvia with INSANE Fitment!”
Shooting an ICONIC RWB at Daikoku!
As we start to near the end of the trip we had one of our most exciting days in Tokyo. I’ll start this article off by saying that we were all exhausted from the late night we had the day before, driving around the GTR and FD rental cars, but nothing was going to stopContinue reading “Shooting an ICONIC RWB at Daikoku!”
GTR Adventure in Tokyo!
Japan is a country famous for its beautiful landscapes, rich culture, and technological advancements. However, one of the things that I feel Japan doesn’t get nearly enough credit for is its amazing driving roads. The country is home to some of the best driving roads in the world, attracting automotive enthusiasts from all corners ofContinue reading “GTR Adventure in Tokyo!”