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All Drift Race Locations In GTA Online

Here's how to join the new Drift Race series in the GTA Online "The Chop Shop" DLC winter update.
All Drift Race Locations In GTA Online
Rockstar Games

Want to join the Drift Races in GTA Online? You're in the right spot! The latest "The Chop Shop" DLC update has introduced a brand-new way for racing enthusiasts to put their driving skills to the test—with a spin on traditional circuit opens (pun intended).

Find out everything you need to know about the GTA Online Drift Races Series, including how to participate, locations, and routes right here! What are you waiting for, an invitation? Get out there and burn some rubber!

GTA Online Drift Race Locations (The Chop Shop DLC)

The GTA Online "The Chop Shop" DLC update introduced seven new Drift Races. To participate in this playlist, you'll need a new Drift Modification for specific vehicles—you can get this from the Los Santos Car Meet. Here are each of their locations:

Drift Race Location
A Hill To Die On Vinewood Hills, West Vinewood, Rockford Hills, GWC and Golfing Society, Richman, Morningwood, Pacific Bluffs
Beach Slap Del Perro Beach, Pacific Bluffs, Pacific Ocean
Smoke and Mirrors East Vinewood
Highway Code La Mesa
Let Fly Los Santos International Airport
Textile City Limits Textile City, Mission Row
Wide Berth Los Santos Port

You can find out more details on each race by expanding the dropdown lists below.

Drift Race - A Hill To Die On
  • Route Type: Point-to-point
  • Route Length: 3.00 miles
  • Required Players: 1 to 8 (requires Rank 1)
  • Location: Vinewood Hills, West Vinewood, Rockford Hills, GWC and Golfing Society, Richman, Morningwood, Pacific Bluffs

gta online Drift Race - A Hill To Die On

According to the celebs on Bleeter, life in Vinewood Hills brings its own unique struggles: BBLs are sagging, next door’s hot pool boy is piling on the pounds, and someone just crashed a ZR350 into the outdoor champagne fridge. It’s a hard life. Point to point race for drift vehicles.

Drift Race - Beach Slap
  • Route Type: Laps
  • Route Length: 1.15 miles
  • Required Players: 1 to 8 (requires Rank 1)
  • Location: Del Perro Beach, Pacific Bluffs, Pacific Ocean

gta online Drift Race - Beach Slap

Think of those tech bros on their beachfront balconies, watching the sunset with a chilled Cazafortunas in one hand and BAWSAQ in the other. Wouldn’t it be a shame if someone were to drift the backend of an FR36 through their portfolio..? Lap race for drift vehicles.
Drift Race - Smoke and Mirrors
  • Route Type: Laps
  • Route Length: 1.69 miles
  • Required Players: 1 to 8 (requires Rank 1)
  • Location: East Vinewood

gta online drift race smoke and mirrors

These days, Mirror Park’s considered one of the most desirable neighborhoods in Los Santos and it’s not hard to see why. Where else could you drift sidewise through Horny’s drive thru and grab a quarter pounder on your way to immortality? Lap race for drift vehicles.
Drift Race - Highway Code
  • Route Type: Laps
  • Route Length: 0.79 miles
  • Required Players: 1 to 8 (requires Rank 1)
  • Location: La Mesa

gta online drift race highway code

What do you get if you smash La Mesa's highway, a can of neon paint, and a deranged mob of juiced-up, burnt-out drifters together? The ultimate city racetrack. And an eight-car pileup. But mostly, the ultimate city racetrack. Lap race for drift vehicles.
Drift Race - Let Fly
  • Route Type: Laps
  • Route Length: 0.79 miles
  • Required Players: 1 to 8 (requires Rank 1)
  • Location: LSIA (Los Santos International Airport)

gta online drift race let fly

LSIA maintain their runway asphalt meets the latest regulatory standards, citing appropriate texture and grooving for steadfast grip. So how would you like to be the case study in their next lawsuit? Lap race for drift vehicles.
Drift Race - Textile City Limits
  • Route Type: Laps
  • Route Length: 0.92 miles
  • Required Players: 1 to 8 (requires Rank 1)
  • Location: Textile City, Mission Row

gta online drift race textile city limits

New installations, cheering crowds, fresh street art and late-night shows. Textile City's "cultural boom" sounds so good on paper. But then, the PR material conveniently leaves out the stream of drift addicts tearing up the bus center. Lap race for drift vehicles.
Drift Race - Wide Berth
  • Route Type: Laps
  • Route Length: 1.06 miles
  • Required Players: 1 to 8 (requires Rank 1)
  • Location: Los Santos Port

gta online drift race wide berth

The port of Los Santos is the perfect setting to burn and slide into drifting godhood, so don't worry about breaking and entering. Do the docks have nightshift security workers? Yes they do. Are they all shotgunning beers at the finish line? Yes they are. Lap race for drift vehicles.

That's everything you need to know about Drift Races in GTA Online's "The Chop Shop" DLC update. But why stop there? Check out our Grand Theft Auto 6 section or watch the teaser trailer to hype yourself on everything else that's still to come!


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