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06 Apr 2012

In the build: Kris Frome’s Drift R34

Purchased in 2003 with only 18,000km on the clock, Kris Frome’s 1998 R34 GT-T Skyline had big plans in store for the future. Kris spent the following years putting countless hours into the R34, creating his ideal show car that became one of the top cars for Pioneer, travelling around Australia

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21 Mar 2012

Stadium Drift Pro Tour Round 1

The 2012 Stadium Drift Pro Tour kicked off the season with a massive start at Queensland Raceway, with many fresh builds hitting the track for their first competition. One of the notable additions to the field is Nick Coulson’s Holden VE Ute, sporting the Australian flag livery. Pushing well over

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28 Jan 2012

Drifting through January

With 2011 ending in a blaze of smoke at Formula Drift in Malaysia and a broken camera, I returned home to start at the task of getting a new camera body. Being a 1D addict, what I want and what I can afford are always two different stories! Naturally I

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25 Dec 2011

The year that was.

2011 has been a year of non-stop motorsport, closely following the local drift scene. I just wanted to share a few of the highlights as I look back on what has been a massive year. The year got off to a bit of a rough start, with my home town

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20 Oct 2011

A Tale of Two Civics

This story begins at a workshop on the south side of Brisbane that is well know for their work with the development of Honda’s. Workshop owner Ivan has built a reputation at Hi Power Racing for creating powerful cars that perform consistently. When I dropped in to the shop a few

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29 Sep 2011

Monster Energy 350z

We have been following the build of Monster Energy drifter Rob Whyte, as he and his team created their ultimate 350z. If you missed the start of the story, you can check them out here: Part 1 and Part 2. The build is finally complete and here is a look

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25 Aug 2011

QR Morning Drift Sesion

It was an early start on Thursday morning, but they always seem much easier when the destination is a racetrack. Queensland Raceway was the venue for one of the regular meets that allow up and coming drifters to get out and slide with plenty of room to build up some

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22 Jul 2011

Nick Coulson’s R32

There is a frantic rush happening in workshops around Australia as teams prepare for one of the biggest events of the year, the World Time Attack Challenge. This particular build caught my eye, as I have always been a massive fan of the R32 chassis. The lightweight frame and aggressive

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20 Jul 2011

E-Type Run

An early morning run with the Jag club is always going to be a great outing, but when it’s with the E-Type owners and a few of their friends… just perfect. The obligatory early morning start kept us ahead of the Sunday drivers, but in a convertible in the middle of winter

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25 Jun 2011

Rob Whyte’s 350z Build

The build of Australian drifter Rob Whyte’s Nissan 350z is now well underway. With a 380RS engine supplied by Nismo, the VQ35HR engine provides the heart of this build and to increase output, the engine is being fitted with a Rotrex Supercharger and will be tuned to run on E85

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