The Dangers of Drifting in Saudi Arabia


Despite such tragedies as the accidental murder of three innocent children, drift racing still grows more and more popular in the Arabic Kingdom of Saud. Illegal street racing was once a hotbed of up and coming personalities and organizations in the desert, with aspiring drifters challenging each other to race along highway embankments for supremacy. But now, with the government cracking down on the surprisingly fatal sport, does a legal, racetrack-bound version of drifting stand a chance at continuing to flourish? Vice Sports takes an inside look.