Its not everyday you spot a lotus in a grass filled car park. On this occasion the little orange machine
was waiting for a friend..
Archive for August, 2011
It seems this R33 Skyline at Vic Drifts latest practice day had decided it wanted to be a dragon rather than a drift car.
Rob Roy turned on the sunshine for the vintage sports car club. This event was
surprisingly popular, the crowd was full of young and old. Read more
This R32 Skyline is about to stop, rather quickly. The black smudge behind the car is in fact not dirt on my lens…
That’s right it’s a moving picture! this is just a quick montage of the sights and sounds of WTAC. -grant
Vic Drift held an open day at Winton Raceway over the weekend, with three classes of drivers and 30+ cars on the track. Things got a little out of hand at times… Read more
Walking through the car park at this years World Time Attack, I found these two aggressive looking Sprinters. Something about matching modified cars gets me all excited…
As the lights went up and the sun came down, WTAC was over, but for most spectators
the real fun was just about begin. Read more
Random snap at WTAC carpark, i managed to sneak a few pics of this vw scirocco that was hiding alongside many other nice spectators cars. This car defiantly has style, its the first one i have seen on the road this year i hope too see more.
The differance between WTAC 2010 and WTAC2011 is every one now has a bigger spoiler! Everyone seems
to be sporting serious aero. Big downforce means faster times, take Advan/Hi Octane Racing with a
1;34.1090 in 2010 and this year they managed to get there time down to 1;31.9050. Read more
Time to shift the limelight to the cars that weren’t on the track. One of the most impressive is this unfinished ‘Drift Hilux’ build by Nigel Petrie. Amazing that I had to jump on a plane to Sydney to see this in the flesh, rather than the short hour plus drive to Geelong here in Vic.
It was easy to see just looking at the serious aero-enhancements, that the World Time Attack Challenge 2011 was on a whole new level of motor sport competition in Australia.