Toyota Emirates Drifting Team goes 86

Toyota Emirates Drifting Team led by Ahmed Al Ameri, the UAE drift king will modify Toyota GT86 to race it through events

AFM Toyota UAE are proud to announce the launch of the Toyota Emirates Drifting Team led by Ahmed Al Ameri, the UAE drift king who last week was crowned season's champion for the second successive time.

Since making his professional drifting debut in 2010, Ahmed Al Ameri was always loyal to the Toyota brand. As part of the plan, the 27 year-old Abu Dhabi-born driver will be modifying the Toyota 86 in the summer to race it during the remaining 2012 and 2013 championship seasons.
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