January 30: Keiichi Tsuchiya, the Drift King, was born on this date in 1954

Like James Naismith and basketball, the sport of drifting can be traced to one person: Keiichi Tsuchiya. The idea of drifting would be familiar to any racer from the 1930s on (and the script for Steve McQueen’s “Bullitt” uses the phrase), but it was Tsuchiya who became so enraptured with the drifting used by Japanese [...]
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