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Christian Seabaugh, Associate Online Editor

Motor Trend, April 3, 2013


On this week’s episode of The Downshift we head to Norway to see what Scion Formula Drift racer Fredric Aasbo does in the offseason with his Toyota GT86 drift car.


The episode starts with Aasbo in his garage wrenching on his GT86, sharing how he got into drifting by watching videos of pros racing in Japan. Aasbo then talks about drifting in his native Norway. He and his friends grew up taking their cars heading to the area’s frozen lakes and going drifting. After some gratuitous shots of Aasbo drifting his custom Toyota GT86 on the ice, we take a look at his buddy’s 1977 Toyota Cressida, which was purchased from a grandmother and turned into a drift car.


Check out Aasbo, his philosophy on drifting, and his Toyota GT86 on the latest episode of The Downshift below.

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