Posts from June 2014

Posted 28 Jun 2014, 1:43pm by Brent Shaw with 0 comments

Video > Mad Mike Drifting at the Goodwood Festival of Speed

Tags: videos, mad mike, drifting, goodwood festival of speed, mazda, rx7, richard pardon, brent shaw

When I heard that Mad Mike had been invited to demonstrate his freshly rebuilt FD RX-7 drift car at the 2014 Goodwood Festival of Speed, I wondered how he would manage to control the sideways smoke machine on such a tight and narrow course. But as this video proves, not only does he wow the crowds with the sight of the aggressive looking widebody RX-7 and sound of that 4-rotor peripheral ported engine, but he also recognises the significance of being part of such a prestigious event...

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Posted 21 Jun 2014, 11:15pm by Brent Shaw with 0 comments

Event > Hamilton Automotive, Vintage, Classic and Collectable Swap Meet (Part 1)

Tags: events, classics museum, jukebox diner, swap meets, brent shaw

The Hamilton Automotive, Vintage, Classic and Collectable Swap Meet was held on a chilly and very foggy morning at the Classics Museum and Jukebox Diner on Sunday the 18th of May. Brave automotive enthusiasts were treated to a eclectic display of new and used automotive parts and accessories, automotive memorabilia, collectables, models, books, brochures and cars for sale for a mere gold coin entry fee...

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Posted 16 Jun 2014, 5:35pm by Brent Shaw with 0 comments

Car Build > Pro7 Mazda RX-7 - What’s Been Happening?

Tags: car builds, mazda, rx7, mazda pro7 racing, pro7 mazda rx7, circuit racing, brent shaw

It's been a long time since I've created a blog post about my Mazda RX-7 Pro7 race car - so long in fact, that the last update was way back in October 2012. So before I get into what's happening with the car at this very moment, I thought I'd create a short summary of my experiences with the RX-7 from the past 18 months...

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Posted 11 Jun 2014, 5:28pm by Brent Shaw with 0 comments

Video > Audi Welcomes Porsche Back to Le Mans

Tags: videos, audi, porsche, le mans, brent shaw

The world's oldest endurance car racing event - the 24 Hours of Le Mans - is being held on the 14th and 15th of June at the Circuit de la Sarthe, Le Mans, France. With Audi dominating the race for the last 10 years with an astounding 9 outright wins, it is exciting and refreshing to have Porsche return with their 919 Hybrid Le Mans Prototype 1-H. With the countdown to the famous race now on, Audi have just released this short and light-hearted video as a welcome to their fellow German automaker and rivals - Porsche...

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Posted 01 Jun 2014, 12:48pm by Brent Shaw with 0 comments

Event > Petrolhead Breakfast at the Classics Museum and Jukebox Diner

Tags: events, classics museum, jukebox diner, petrolhead breakfast, hamilton, brent shaw

Another month flies by, and once again it was time to head down to the Jukebox Diner and Classics Museum at Railside Place, Hamilton for the Petrolhead Breakfast. Held bright and early on the first Sunday of every month, the car park fills up with its regular attendees, as well as a fresh selection of cars and faces. Enjoy the photos...

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