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FIA IDC opens its doors to fans!

The fourth FIA Intercontinental Drifting Cup will be held this weekend at Bikernieki circuit in Riga in front of the drifting fans!

Thanks to joint effort of Latvian government, Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile, Latvian Automobile Federation and Russian Drift Series fans will be allowed to visit the Bikernieki circuit on June 12-13 when this track will become an arena of best drifters battle.

Only Latvian citizens with a valid digital COVID-certificate will be able to purchase tickets. You can check if you have a COVID-certificate on

There are two categories of tickets: for Saturday (€50) and for Sunday (€75). You may purchase tickets on

Admission is free for children under 7 years old. For children from 7 to 12 years old, you can buy tickets with a 50% discount. Entry to the event for minors is possible only if accompanied by parents.

Riga becomes the first European destination for the FIA IDC, with the event taking place at the Bikernieki Sport Complex, a venue that has become a traditional summer pilgrimage for European drift fans over the years, with the annual Drift Masters round attracting capacity crowds and some of the biggest names in the sport. The circuit is also accustomed to hosting top-level FIA-sanctioned motor sport competitions, having been the home to the Latvian round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship for a number of years.

Launched in 2017, the FIA Intercontinental Drifting Cup is the first-ever drifting competition sanctioned by the governing body of world motor sport, the FIA. The primary three editions were held in the spiritual home of the sport – Japan, but for 2021, following a year-long hiatus, the world’s premier drifting competition moves to Europe, held under the stewardship of a new promoter, Russian Drift Series LLC.