WATCH | High-tensions as drift rivals aim to settle the score - with or without a judge

accreditation
Tommie Beirowski (Graeme Hank)
Tommie Beirowski (Graeme Hank)
Graeme Hank

• Drift Outlaws is readying for a big event this November.

• Tommie Beirowski and Yaseen Damon will go head-to-head to determine who is best.

• The rivalry between these two drifters is extremely intense.

For more motoring stories, go to www.Wheels24.co.za

Motorsport can be a cruel mistress, and participants always want to be the apple of her eye. This can't be truer than the intense rivalry between two Drift Outlaws members: Tommie Beirowski and Yaseen Damon.

Earlier this year, Drift Outlaws staged the Bragging Rights event where drifters put their skill on display, as well as going up against revered rivals. One such battle was between Beirowski and Damon, where the on-track heat boiled over to the point where crews and family got involved with what happened.

On the Drift Outlaws rankings, Beirowski is currently rated as the second-best driver, followed by Damon in third place. When the two drivers went at it earlier this year, Beirowski drove into Damon, which caused significant damage to the latter's car. Damon could not take part in the remainder of the session, which meant the two drifters saw no change in their positions.

WATCH: Tandem rides and solo slides - Here's how drifting and its scoring system works

This outraged Damon a great deal, which prompted race master, Raziek Rajah, to put together an event in November where the drifters can settle the score. Beirowski even went as far as to tell Damon that he can choose the judges on the day but warns Damon that he will not take his win.

The two will go head-to-head on 28 November 2020 where this argument will be put to rest.

Compiled by: Charlen Raymond

We live in a world where facts and fiction get blurred
In times of uncertainty you need journalism you can trust. For only R75 per month, you have access to a world of in-depth analyses, investigative journalism, top opinions and a range of features. Journalism strengthens democracy. Invest in the future today.
Subscribe to News24
Lockdown For
DAYS
HRS
MINS
Brought to you by
Voting Booth
Who do you feel was at fault for Verstappen and Hamilton's Italian GP crash?
Please select an option Oops! Something went wrong, please try again later.
Results
Verstappen
26% - 1493 votes
Hamilton
43% - 2513 votes
They were both at fault
31% - 1833 votes
Vote