Category Archives: Drift Lesson

AW Drift Session 4.0 at MAEPS Serdang 22nd Jan 2017

AW Drift, the premier Drift event/competition organiser  in Malaysia, was founded in 2015 by Wanbra , Cheryl Chew and yours truly when we saw a lull in drifting activities in Malaysia. We started off by doing a 3 round competition in 2015 and a hugely successful 5 round series the following year. Upon seeing this , other organizer begun to follow our path and  started doing their own drift competitions , which is great for the sport and industry as a whole.

Besides competitions, AW Drift Events does organize drift sessions that allows drifters to have some seat time , test out their machinery or just to have fun!

Our first session for 2017 was held on the 22nd of January. We had a total of over 30 drifters! With a mixture of cars , from 1.6 NA to powerful tricked out 3 liters Turbo engines , they were all there going sideways during this fun session

 The course layout for that day was altered in order for all levels of skills and machinery power to be able to closely let alone to drift the whole course Speaking of skills we had a wide range of drifters from 10 years to just started drifting in this session!I

The course was wet periodically made wet to make those with lesser power to be able to keep up with the powerful ones but most importantly to save on tire wear which significantly keeps the cost down!

 Long drift trains are a common sight during our drift events And usually it comes with some fender rubbing which most of the drifters take it as part and parcel of the sport

Photos by Anjang Adien

Stay tuned for more upcoming events at AW Drift Events facebook page

Drifting 101 (Introduction to Drifting) 1st lesson of the new year 2017

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Updates: August and Sept!!

Wow.. time surely flies when you’re having fun. So much so that I have totally lost track of the updates done on the blog. My sincere apologies.

The following are quick updates of what we have been up to these past two months!

Pirelli Cinturato Dealers Launch 4th and 5th August 2012

Sync Optima was commissioned by the Kit Loong , the distributors of Pirreli , to do a launch for their new line of Cinturato tires to their dealers. We had a fleet of cars which ranges from Myvis up to BMW 5 series  being supervised by trained instructors for this event.

We had a dry and wet course set up done for the dealers to have a better understanding of the tires handling characteristics.

TGIF’s Fathers Day Competition sponsored by Castrol and YHI Yokohama 26th August 2012

In conjunction with Fathers Day, TGIF ran a competition that gave out free drift lesson to fathers . We were fortunate to be given the opportunity to introduce  and teach two lucky winners the sport of Drifting.

This would not be made possible without the generous  sponsors from  YHI Yokohama and Castrol lubricants.

The day ended with an free open drift session to all the drifters present.

FederationD RacePOD Drift Series round 5  2nd September 2012

We were roped in judge for round 5 held at MIMC circuit in Malacca. The RacePod series is currently the most regular drift series here in Malaysia .

Participated by the finest drifters from Malaysia and also participants from Singapore and Indonesia, we are glad to be part of this series and will be taking a more active role in the future.

New lesson car: Skyline GTR 32  15th Sept 2012

Besides our trust worthy AE86 ,we have purchased a new platform for rental to be used during our Sync Optima Drift Academy lessons. And no, it is not a typo, but  it is really  a GTR 32. A rear wheel drive GTR running on SR20!! To add to the queerness , is this car is running on 15 inch wheels. I would have to say that this is the world’s first !

I’ve been testing it during SpeedCity’s saturday night sessions and I am glad to say that this car is ready to be rented! Please contact Jane at for rental rates!!