Abdo Feghali is set to compete in Red Bull Drift Shifters 2018. The event is the brainchild of drifting legend Mad Mike Whiddett. Mad Mike will also be part of the competition that is taking place on August 19 in Liverpool, England.
What Is Red Bull Drift Shifters?
Take the world’s best drifters, put them on a custom track on the streets of a major city and rig it with high tech speed and proximity sensors, then have them show their skill, speed, and precision as they manoeuvre their way around the features. There you have it, Red Bull Drift Shifters in a nutshell.
Where Did The Idea Come From?
Mad Mike came up with the event to remove the uncertainty around judges’ decisions in drifting, Red Bull Drift Shifters first hit the streets of Auckland in Mad Mike’s native New Zealand back in 2012. Now, it’s going international, arriving on the UK’s shores – and the iconic dockside city of Liverpool – for the first time in 2018.
Who Is Abdo Competing Against?
Well there’s Mad Mike for starters. Other than him, you’ve got powerhouses like James Deane, Matt Carter, Fredric Aasbø, Forrest Wang, etc. You can find the full entry list here.
When Exactly Is The Event?
Practice for the event has already begun. The event itself is on Sunday August 19 between 12h30 PM and 5h00 PM. You can watch it here.
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How Did It Go For Abdo?
Dado scored an impressive 4154991 points in his run. However, it was not enough to get him to the top 4. Nonetheless, he managed to make an entire nation proud.
In case you missed the event: you can watch it here. Abdo’s run is at 42:14.