Police on Wednesday arrested six men for drift racing near Makuhari Messe in Chiba Prefecture. According to police, the six used mobile phone mails that said "It's show time" to signal to each other to begin the activities.
Kazuya Hanajima, 36, and five vocational school students in their 20s were arrested on charges of vandalizing train cars in July and violating traffic laws. The Makuhari area is known as a "sacred ground" for drifting.
All six arrested admit to the charges. One was quoted as saying, "We wanted to show off our skills to the gallery."
Since January, the group of six has been drifting every week, for a total of 193 times, police said.© News reports