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Offset Kings + Gridlife Chicago

One of the best car shows and grassroots drifting events combined

Ginash George
Oct 1, 2015
Photographer: Gred Szoda

There's a Japanese proverb that says, "Three heads are better than one." A few months ago three organizations converged to bring one of the more exciting events in recent memory to the Chicago-land area: Offset Kings Showcase + TrackBattle HPDE & Time Attack. The collaboration between Fatlace, Gridlife, and JDM Chicago resulted in an exciting track day and car show at the Autobahn Country Club in Joliet, Ill.

In addition to the car displays and time trials, spectators were treated to live drifting demos at a venue that typically frowns on the bastard child of motorsports. Unlike some other parts of the country, Chicago showed the two car cultures of "show" and "go" could co-exist and complement each other nicely. Nothing but positive vibes all day, and most left excited for the next Offset Kings and Gridlife collaboration event. Get into the gallery to see some of the sights from Offset Kings + Gridlife Chicago.

Offset kings gridlife chicago lexus gs Photo 8/41   |   Offset Kings Gridlife Chicago Lexus Gs
Offset kings gridlife chicago 350z Photo 18/41   |   Offset Kings Gridlife Chicago 350Z
Offset kings gridlife chicago rx7 Photo 25/41   |   Offset Kings Gridlife Chicago Rx7
Offset kings gridlife chicago subaru rs Photo 35/41   |   Offset Kings Gridlife Chicago Subaru Rs
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