Drift racer ‘Mad’ Mike Whiddett is set to be a major attraction at next month’s CRC Speedshow event at the ASB Showgrounds – both on and off the track. Mad Mike is making his first appearance at the country’s largest annual automotive event, demonstrating his considerable skills on both the Saturday and Sunday of the […]

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The 2017 Leadfoot Festival will host the cream of New Zealand’s impressive crop of drivers, with household names from a range of motorsport disciplines entered in the February 4 and 5 Coromandel Peninsula event. The national entry list is cause for some patriotic pride for Kiwi fans attending the Hahei-based Leadfoot Festival, as it features […]

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Hampton Downs Motorsport Park, Mazda and New Zealand drift superstar ‘Mad Mike’ Whiddett have joined forces to bring you the biggest drift event of 2017 – Mad Mike’s Summer Bash! Whiddett has spent much of 2016 travelling the globe showcasing his skills so he’s looking forward to bringing it all back home in 2017, starting […]

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‘Mad Mike’ Whiddett will swap his drift car for a McLaren 650 GT3 when he makes his circuit racing debut in the inaugural Hampton Downs 101 on October 30. The new event at the Waikato circuit is part of the Australian GT Championship and Whiddett will team up with Australian amateur, Klark Quinn in the […]

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“Winning today at Ebisu was like nothing else, to be able to go door to door with some of my inspirational drift racers out of Japan and take the win was just amazing. It was such a team effort, everything came together today, we were focused and on point. We are so stoked to now […]

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Get ready for a serious dose of cool! NZ drift star Mad Mike Whiddett trades smoke for dirt as he shows off his awesome skills in this awesome Stadium Super Truck.

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Red Bull pro drifter Mad Mike Whiddett is making a return to the prestigious Formula DRIFT Professional Drifting Championship Series, with a commitment to multiple events of the seven-round US-based 2015 season and the newly formed FD World Championship. Whiddett had his first taste of Formula DRIFT USA back in 2010 when he drove in […]

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