In this episode Dai takes his first runs in the opening round of the 2011 season! The Discount Tire/Falken Tire S13 runs into some mechanical issues during practice. Will the car be ready for qualifying? Behind the Smoke gives a look into the real life of professional Formula Drift driver, Daijiro Yoshihara. GTChannel's cameras will follow Dai throughout the 2011 FD season both on and off the track giving current and new drifting fans an exclusive look into what it's really like to compete in the top drifting series of N.America. Behind the Smoke is produced by GTChannel in association with Discount Tire/America's Tire and supported by Falken Tire and GoPro.