When a Koenigsegg One:1 Used a Porsche 918 Spyder as a Drifting Cone at Goodwood

When a Koenigsegg One:1 Used a Porsche 918 Spyder as a Drifting Cone at Goodwood 1 photo
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Drifting, drifting, drifting - we could probably repeat the sideways notion a thousand times without adding another word and things would still make sense, such was the extent to which the Goodwood-attending cars were put through their slip angle paces during this year's Festival of Speed.
And, in a totally surprising manner, we're back with another drifting stunt. This time, we might be dealing with the most impressive one of the 2016 FoS, as the shenanigans we're about to discuss spread far beyond the cars and drivers delivering them.

As those of you following the Goodwood phenomenon know, the stretch of tarmac in the Earl of May's realm is overly tight. So when the supercar parade involving Ferrari, Lamborghini, Porsche, Aston Martin, Koenigsegg and others (random order) was asked to turn, most carmaker's drivers chose to slide their cars around. You know, for making the most out of the available space, away from the 1.12-mile Hillclimb course.

The action is displayed in the 12:35 clip at the bottom of the page, but we simply have to throw a pair of spoilers at you and we'll start with the one mentioned in the title above.

While most of the incredible machines sliding effortlessly on the dust-covered tarmac went for a practical U-style drift, when the Koenigsegg One:1's turn came, the Swedish hypercar went for a more... obsessive approach.

The Porsche driver in the 918 Spyder behind the Angelholm machine didn't expect this, so he took the Zuffenhausen halo car dangerously close to the spinning Megawatt car. However, the Koenigsegg guy couldn't be bothered, hence the title above.

Given the fact that the One:1 is working to steal the 918 Spyder's production car Nurburgring record these days, the episode is even more intense.

And here we are, thinking about how the moment described above almost makes another highlight of the video, namely Ferrari's customer racecar line drifting, seem almost normal.

As for the rest of the awesome moments in the piece of footage below, you'll have to discover them behind the "play" button.

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