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Hiroshi Takahashi – AE86 Drifting Legend from Team RUNNING FREE (S2E11)

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Hiroshi Takahashi aka Kaicho is an AE86/hachiroku drifting legend from Tokyo, Japan. He started drifting in 1989 and is a self-proclaimed 2nd generation drifter.

In this episode, Kaicho gives us a history lesson and describes the drifting scene in Japan in the 80s and 90s, and some of the people who inspired him. He tells us about joining team RUNNING FREE, and shares some stories about teammate Kouichi Yamashita and team leader Shingo Murao as young men in the early 90s. Make sure to stay tuned for part 2 of this interview, dropping 6/11/2024!

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