Autocar drift challenge, starring Mercedes C63 AMG and Audi R8

Take Britain’s best drifting talent from the world of circuit racing, rallying, tyre development and writing, give them a Driftbox, a Mercedes C63 AMG and an Audi R8 V10. What happened next?

We took Britain’s finest driver’s cars to Oulton Park find out the best drifters – and the best drivers. After applying some science and narrowing the shortlist to the Mercedes C63 AMG and Audi R8 V10, we let the best drivers do battle.

Could Aston Martin GT ace Darren Turner, Porsche Carrera champion Michael Meadows or Lotus GP3 driver James Calado claim honours for the circuit drivers. Or could WRC flyer Elfyn Evans, world drift champion Mauro Calo wrestle top honours from professional scribblers John Barker and Steve Sutcliffe. Let battle commence.

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