Mark Drew's Big Block Chevy V8 powered Modified Street Unblown Holden Torana runs a personal best naturally aspirated pass at Calder Park.
20B turbo Mazda RX-7 - Promaz
Charles' Promaz modified FD RX-7 racing for the first time. The car
features a second-hand import 20B triple rotary engine, Garrett GTX42R turbo on 12psi Boost, MicroTech LX12 computer running on
98-octane unleaded. The driveline is still factory RX-7 issue.
Terminator flat shifting Falcon
Xtreme Ford Tuning AU TS50 Falcon charging hard thanks to a modular V8 5.0L
32-valve engine conversion (E85 fuel) and Boosted by a Kenne Bell Mammoth 2.8L blower,
driving through a manual PPG 6-speed T56 gearbox (dog gears) and 9in rear
Drag Crash - Stooge V8 Torana
Chris Theo was very lucky to escape unscathed from this unfortunate
accident at Heathcote Park. The very well built V8 powered Holden LX
hatchback Torana didn't fare so well.
Wild ride in a big block V8 Torana
Mark Drew's 622ci Chevy powered Holden Torana runs a personal best pass at
Calder Park before getting very loose.
FAT355 Twin Turbo Torana
We featured Adam Styles twin-turbo LC
Torana back in our January 2014 issue. Adam did most of the work himself
(with some help from a couple mates) at home and the 1200hp terror had its
first race meeting on the weekend. The first few runs were test 'n' tune
runs from Friday, while the rest are qualifying and racing passes from the
Sydney APSA round on Saturday. The Torana ran a best of 8.67 at 166mph and
ran strongly in the X275 class. Adam eventually hopes to put it into the
seven-second bracket, but he's happy to play with the X275 boys for the
Pop's Panel Van with big block power
Travis' Holden HQ Panel Van [ POPSPV ] takes on the quarter mile for the
first time. The Van is powered by a Westernlink Automotive N/A 560ci BBC V8
engine and was driven to and from the track and raced on radial tyres.
Expect to see the big Holden in the 9s at 140+ soon!
Holden V8 Sounds
1974' Holden Belmont HQ Ute
Video by Vickry Chasny
George Separovich's blown LJ Torana, vid montage Perth Motorplex Jan 8th, 2011
George Separovich's blown LJ Torana, vid montage Perth Motorplex Jan 8th,
Running in the popular Top Comp bracket, Separovich's wild little Torana is
powered by a PSI blown Chev, and runs both 305 and 332 cube engine
The Torana is also set up on these runs for the ever growing Outlaw 10.5
class, and although the best time we captured on this day was a 7.65,
Separovich's Outlaw 10.5 combo has been as quick as 7.30 @ 193 mph.
We were also there to capture some great on-board footage for these runs,
so thanks to George, his team and Crew for letting us take a ride in this
The Ultimate display of POWER - Best powerskids of 2010
Powerskids were started by Gup in his Powercruise events and have fast
become one of the most popular events for both spectators and entrants.
It's certainly one of the more spectacular driving events to watch.
It is also the ultimate display of horsepower. Anyone can
rattle off numbers, however powerskids require cars to have big horsepower and to be setup
We have selected the best Powerskids from the events below(all we attended
that had a powerskid comp) :
- Gazza Nationals
- Winton Performance Car Mania
- Queensland Powercruise
- Sydney Powercruise
- Summer SKidfest