Drift Car Bursts Into FlamesA drift car which was practicing at the indoor stadium in Pattaya burst into flames completely destroying it. Luckily nobody was killed or injured.
PATTAYA – September 1,2015 [PattayaDailyNews]; at 18.00 pm Pattaya prevention office was notified that a car had caught fire at the Indoor Stadium. After notification the officers rushed to the scene.
At the scene the officers found a black BMW drift car which was engulfed in flames. They tried to extinguish the fire with fire extinguishers but they didn’t work. The fire was finally extinguished using water which took around 40 minutes. However, the car which belonged to Mr Mikhail Oleinikov aged 27 from Russia was completely destroyed.
Upon questioning him he revealed that he was amateur drifter and was practicing when he noticed smoke coming from the back of the car, he turned to see where it was coming from when the car burst into flames. It’s expected that the total damage was about 1 million baht.