The 2016 Demon Energy D1NZ National Drifting Championship was about to come to an end for another year. Finishing off with a massive bang at the final round held at Pukekohe Park Raceway in the upper part of the North Island in New Zealand. This wasn’t just any old D1NZ event, it was one for… Read More Demon Energy D1NZ Drifting Championship: Round 6 Testing at Finals
Practice Day We’re back to the beautiful Tauranga’s Bay Park for another week of clear skies, dry track and clouds of smoke. I’ve had a bit of a hiatus from New Zealand’s drifting as I’ve been a guest to some of Japan’s talent, however now that I’m back in the country I can’t wait to… Read More Demon Energy D1NZ Drifting Championship: Round 2 Bay Park
Summer’s finally starting to hit us all the way over here in NZ. With the combination of that and daylight savings taking an hour off us, the typical NZ summer days are just around the corner. So in good old NZ fashion we kick it off with a MASSIVE family get together. The Lifelong Ambition… Read More LACNZ: Summer Begins!
There are only a few events in New Zealand (NZ) that cover all walks of automotive life. The Chrome Expression Session event for 2015 most definitely fits into that category. It hosted two days of automotive festivities including drive your mates sessions, exotic sessions, drifting, skid pan, burnouts, drag races, show and shine, and special… Read More The 2015 Chrome Expression Session
The age old argument with our generation: Form vs Function. It’s a forever raging battle between the elite and purests of the automotive world and one that we will not conclude today. Instead I want to focus on a different sort of battle. A battle between the brave and the shy, the fluoro and the… Read More Blend In or Stand Out
Thousands of dollars, hundreds of hours, and countless amounts of swearing all for what? Burning a set of tyres? It’s not just a hobby that one can start and finish in a few weekends, it’s a full on lifestyle and a lifelong commitment. The people you meet at the track, the people you battle with,… Read More The Drift Platform: SIL80 Edition
The Nissan Silvia which is now hitting the 15 year old mark is a classic in the making. You wouldn’t think looking at the S15 Silvia that it was half way through it’s teenage years, closing in on it’s 18th birthday. During my trip to Christchurch I had a couple spare days and a few… Read More Chevenne’s Clean S15
We have been to Manfeild Raceway, Mt Smart Stadium, Bay Park Arena, and Hampton Downs Motorsport Park. Now we are flying down to the bottom of New Zealand to attend the 5th round of the Demon Energy D1NZ National Championship Series in Christchurch at the Ruapuna International Raceway! The only round of the series that… Read More Demon Energy D1NZ Drifting Championship: Round 5 Christchurch
It’s been a busy summer for the drivers around Auckland, with events on nearly every weekend throughout December, January and February. This weekend was no different, or maybe it was.