Coming from a MotoX background, New Zealand-born Mike Whiddett made a major impact in the drift scene when he released his Red Bull branded RX 7 drift car.
Mike made the swtich from competing pro in Freestyle MX to Drifting in 2006. Since then, he has had a very successful few years in Drifting, now fully backed by Red Bull. Mike has competed in two pro spec drift cars, and regards his drfting career as a full time job, which takes him all over the globe.
As a talented driver who pushes both himself and his car to the limits each and every time he takes to the track. This was most evident during his performance at the Red Bull World Drifting Championships in LA, where Mike made is way into the "Great Eight" - but pushed too hard and ultimately crashed his car.
With a huge following in the NZ drift community, Mike remains a great ambassador for Red Bull. Described as an approachable guy, he always takes the time to talk with as many fans as possible.Read more