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Watch F1 Drivers Learn To Drift

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Formula 1 is all about precise car control, mastering the most minute movements to shave thousandths of a second off every lap. Drifting, by contrast, is all about big, flashy moves and tire smoke. So how does an expert in one discipline do when challenged to the other?

Pretty damn well, as it turns out. Valtteri Bottas and Zhou Guanyu were challenged to learn drifting down in Australia, and it seems that mastery of car control transfers right over from high-dollar race cars to hoodless utes.