One of the upcoming stars of the Stadium Drift series, Nick Coulson has confirmed entry into the Tectaloy International drift and will be in a totally revised new look wide body Skyline. The “Drift Kid” as he is known on the Stadium Drift circuit has a huge following with Queensland fans and is keen to put himself up against the best in Australia and New Zealand in the Tectaloy International Drift Challenge.
Despite the fact that he is only seventeen years of age, like his Southern counterpart Lloyd Smith, Nick has been drifting since well before he was eligible for a driver’s licence. With the support of the family vehicle wholesale business “Just Nice Cars”the “Driftkid” has been rather quickly making his way up the Pro ladder in his debut year currently sitting in fourth position behind Keneally, Whyte, Boetcher.
Starting at age 15 at Archerfield drift nights, Nick quickly made a name for himself in local circles and in 2010 entered in the level two stadium drift which he virtually dominated from the start with three wins a second and a fourth which saw him take the championship and was also was awarded the coveted “Drifter of the Year” award with the highest accumulated points for the 2010 season before moving up to the Pro Class in 2011.
With the possibility of competing against the best in the business the R32 Skyline was stripped down and with the support of his father Martin and the ever faithful “Just Nice Cars” team and given a total makeover.
The car will be powered the same RB25 engine but the team will be looking to squeeze a bit more horsepower out of it to suit the high speed Eastern Creek layout and the vehicle will be fitted with a wild new wide body kit that will be painted in stunning shadow chrome.
One thing is for sure this is one kid who has a big following and we are certain to see a large contingent of Northerners venture down to see their hometown hero punch well above his weight as he goes against some of the biggest names in drift form Australia and New Zealand.
See the Driftkid’s profile here