Tags: drifting

Posted 08 Sep 2014, 3:08pm by Brent Shaw with 1 comment

Event > Bex Bennett Drift Car Unveiling

Tags: events, unveiling, drifting, d1nz, nissan, skyline, r32, bex bennett, red star signs, brent shaw

Midway through last week I was invited to the unveiling of Bex Bennett's freshly rebuilt R32 Skyline drift car, and with the event being held at a bar just down the road from my office, how could I refuse? To celebrate the occasion, Bex and her team put an entertaining night together for their friends, family and sponsors, which included prizes and dinner at The District in Te Rapa, Hamilton...

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Posted 21 Aug 2014, 1:30pm by Brent Shaw with 0 comments

Video > Smoke and Fire - Drifting with Fanga Dan

Tags: videos, redline, ketzal sterling, fanga dan, drifting, d1nz, hampton downs, brent shaw

As mentioned a few days ago, Ketzal Sterling is back with a new online series called Redline, which brings us high octane automotive video entertainment from around New Zealand. In this episode, Ketzal goes behind the scenes with D1NZ drifter Fanga Dan at the first round of the 2013/2014 series at Hampton Downs back in November of last year. Fanga Dan went on to become the 2013 series champion, and is aiming to do the same again in his new VE Commodore for the upcoming 2014 D1NZ National Drifting Championship series that begins in October...

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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 12 Dec 2012, 5:12pm by Brent Shaw with 0 comments

Event > Red Bull Drift Shifters on Speedhunters

Tags: events, drifting, red bull, drift shifters, mad mike, speedhunters, brad lord, brent shaw

I'm still a bit bummed about missing out on the Red Bull Drift Shifters event in Auckland in the weekend, but thankfully there are plenty of photos and coverage of Mad Mike's exciting new brainchild circulating around at the moment. By all accounts the event was a great success, with lots of positive feedback from the 10,000+ crowd, as well as the organisers and participants. It sounds like Red Bull Drift Shifters has the potential to go global, so hopefully I wont miss out on the next event...

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Posted 10 Dec 2012, 3:45pm by Brent Shaw with 0 comments

Video > Matt Powers’ Final Run at Red Bull Drift Shifters

Tags: videos, red bull, drift shifters, matt powers, mad mike, drifting, samuel hübinette, fanga dan, brent shaw

Here's a cool bird's-eye view showing Matt Powers' smooth and precise final run in his LS V8 powered S14 Silvia at the first ever Red Bull Drift Shifters event in Auckland in the weekend. American-based drifter Matt Powers competed against 11 other drivers from New Zealand and around the world and claimed victory in front of a crowd of 10,000 people...

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Posted 27 Jul 2012, 11:58am by Brent Shaw with 0 comments

Upcoming Events > What Are You Doing This Weekend?

Tags: upcoming events, track days, circuit racing, drifting, pukekohe park raceway, drift motorsport nz track day, hampton downs, northern sports car club, manfeild, drag racing, fram autolite dragway, winter dragwars, brent shaw

The weather is looking fine right across the country at the moment, so lets hope it stays that way so we can make the most of this weekend's motorsport events...

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Posted 26 Jul 2012, 12:24pm by Brent Shaw with 0 comments

Video > D1NZ V8 Smoke Demo - CRC Speedshow 2012

Tags: videos, crc speedshow, shows, drifting, v8, brent shaw

Here's a video from the 2012 CRC Speedshow featuring one of the Cody's D1NZ drifting demonstrations from the weekend. Shane Allen wowed the crowds with his green and blue smokeshow in the 'Rattla' Falcon, and absolutely destroyed the tyres in the process...

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Posted 23 May 2012, 9:00pm by Brent Shaw with 0 comments

Video > DriftSouth Battle Of The Islands 2012 - Timaru Raceway

Tags: videos, 2012 battle of the islands, oversteer tv, drifting, brent shaw, south canterbury car club, driftsouth

Here's a great video from Oversteer TV featuring highlights from the 2012 Battle Of The Islands. This event was held by the South Canterbury Car Club and DriftSouth, and included top drivers from the Cody's D1NZ National Drifting Championship Series...

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Posted 06 Mar 2012, 7:41pm by with 0 comments

Event > Ardmore Showdown - Wings vs Wheels

Tags: rikki bloemsaat, 4 & rotary promotions, ardmore showdown, wings vs wheels, shows, drifting, drag racing, motorcycles, aviation

Of course, being Jewish, I had second thoughts about traveling all the way to Ardmore airport today to see the latest creation 4 & Rotary promotions had come up with; The Ardmore Showdown – Wings vs Wheels. I am not very keen on planes, but my motorsport morals lead me to the event, which i am now extremely thankful for!

The event was absolutely jam packed with cars, planes and people.  The event hosted drag racing, a show & shine, drift display’s, stunt drivers and riders, an airplane show and races where 6 second drag cars faced planes! The entertainment wasn’t only for the ‘big...

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Posted 13 Feb 2012, 3:20pm by Brent Shaw with 0 comments

Video > FD RX-7 Hillclimb Drifting

Tags: rx-7, mazda, hillclimbs, drifting, videos

Check out this video of an FD RX-7 drifting almost the entire course of a hill climb held by the Rotorua Car Club. As if racing up a narrow road with banks, trees and fences isn't scary enough - try doing it sideways!

 

You can see more of DEFWSH DRIFT on Facebook.

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