Most racing cars are pampered beasts that spend their lives being transported around the world tucked up in covered trailers. Up-and-coming British drift racer Danny Cross doesn’t subscribe to that way of thinking, though. Not only did the Gymkana GRiD competitor build his Nissan drift machine himself – the qualified mechanic also ensured that his car was road-legal, and drives it to a lot of the events he competes in.

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