Video: Barrel drifting in the Toyota GT 86

Watch out NASCAR, F1 and rally racing – there is a new kind of automotive sport in town and it’s called… barrel drifting.

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That’s right, barrel drifting is a new and upcoming sport in Japan where a drive has to drift around (making a full circle) three barrels in the fastest time possible.

Steve Sutcliffe of AutoCar decided to go and check out during the Toyota GT 86 launch in Japan and this what it looks like.

Hit the jump for the video.

– By: Omar Rana