Willowbank Raceway held the 1st of the 2012 Top Sportman Series on the weekend. Reece McGregor and the Heat Treatments Skyline thought it would be a good chance to have some test runs in their worlds fastest RB26 powered 4wd skyline. The team worked hard all day and were rewarded with a final pass or 7.64, not far off their 7.56 record, although something tells me theres plenty more to come from this car again.
Another car using the test lane was Rob Novak in his Jett Racing 4G63 powered Datsun 1200. The team made adjustments through the day and saw a PB 7.35 @ 187mph on the second last pass of the night, the final wild pass on video then saw a transmission failure but a happy team none the less.
Final team testing was the Direct Clutch/Promodz Rx7, the car is 3/4 chassis and a running 3rotor 20BT tweaked by Mazfix. The team recently made adjustments in the rear and also in transmission and are starting to see results, it ran a 7.99 @ 171mph through the day, then later in the night suffered a leaking Boost pipe. Owners Jerry and Dan tell me they havent even started to push the motor yet, so another car with plenty more to come, and im sure that pb 7.80 will soon be slashed.
These cars should all be running at the up and coming Sydney Jamboree at WSID and by the looks of things have some unfinished business they want to take care of :)
20B ROTARY ACTION! 20B DATSUN 1200 & 20B MAZDA RX3 - TNT 28/12/2013
On the final Test and tune at Willowbank Raceway for the year, Brad Mcilroy
was out testing his Mazfix prepped 20b Datsun 1200 ute as well as Russ in
his 20B powered Mazda Rx3. The PRODAT was testing some changes in the rear
end, keeping the newly added 10.5 inch tyres as well as some changes to the
4 link, and after a few tweaks had the car complete a full pass of 7.95 @
165 mph with a small back off down the deep end, a little slower then what
the car has run but a little more stable down the track. The Mazda Rx3 had
some issues most of the night but managed to get it down the track for an 8
second pass, also off its best, but once sorted should be back down to
where it was running before.
2 of the WORLDS FASTEST NISSANS - 6.46 @ 222 mph SCOTT PORTER - VQ35 V6 TWIN TURBO
In the Factory Xtreme final of Jamboree 2012, Scott Porter's Nissan
Infinity V6 VQ35 reset it's own world record yesterday with a blisteringly
quick 6.46 @ 222 mph and took the win. This is the fastest Nissan powered
vehicle in the world and the R35 (on film) of Mark Jacobsen is the fastest
RB powered vehicle worldwide. Mark Jacobsen ran 6.63 @ 211 mph off camera
to also reset his own world record as seen in a previous DragImportMedia
NISSAN R35 VR38 TWIN TURBO DEBUT - MARK JACOBSEN - GODZILLA MOTORSPORT - 16/11/2013
Mark Jacobsen owner of Godzilla Motorsport was out testing his new combo in
the Skyline R35 Factory Xtreme car on the weekend. It was the car's first
time at the track with the VR38 twin turbo motor. The car previously had the Nissan RB
series engine installed and ran in the mid 6 second zone. No complete
passes were made, as a little more chassis adjustment is needed.
NEW 4WD WORLD RECORD - 7.41 @ 193 MPH - REECE MCGREGOR / HEAT TREATMENTS RACING - 18/5/2013
Reece Mcgregor has today reset his own world record for the quickest 4wd
powered car in the world. The team have been working extremely hard for
many years to break out of the 7.5 (pb 7.53) zone and today, absolutely
smashed it, firstly with a 7.45 @ 193, followed by the record setting 7.41
@ 193 mph.
Big congratulations on a lot of hard work which eventually paid off. The
team planned to release their Nissan 350z drag car once the car broke into
the 7.4s, and we'll be waiting patiently for their next move.
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4G63 Datsun 1200 - Jett Racing
Mitsubishi 4G63 turbo powered Datsun
1200 Ute by Jett Racing. Racing in the Pro Compact class at the 2012 Sport
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450hp LS1 1978 Datsun 280Z
One of the coolest imports I've had the opportunity to see in action, this
extremely streetable 1978 Datsun 280z takes it's first trip to the drag
strip to do some testing. The car has an LS1 with heads, cam, and FAST
intake manifold putting down around 450 wheel horsepower! Best 1/8 mile
time was 7.11 for the night.
7 Second RX7 - Turbo bigger than the motor!
CONGRATS to Bola de Humo Racing for running their first 7 the first time on
the 1320 with their new setup! Check out this 88mm turbo powered RX7 tearing down the track
weed-wacker style and all! :)
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Pro Street Shootout APSA
Both Pro Street Blown and Un-Blown classes qualifying at the APSA FUCHS
Shootout held at Calder Park Raceway.
Datsun 1200 Blown V8 LETHAL
The Scud Datsun 1200 / Nissan Sunny ripping up the Lardner Park burnout
1971 Datsun 510 - Jay Leno's Garage
1971 Datsun 510. The Tonight Show's prop master Greg Elliot stops by with
his speedy ground-up restomod - a collector's car in the making and so much
fun to drive!
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1971 Datsun 510 - Jay Leno's Garage
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Dorothy loves lawn bowls - Datsun 120Y sleeper
There's a lot more than meets the eye for this humble looking Datsun 120Y /
Sunny known as NAN747. Powered by a 30-year old unopened Nissan VG30 3.0L
V6 and Boosted by a Holset turbocharger, fuel comes from a Tunnel Vision
straight LPG system and a Haltech ECU.
[ www.tunnelv.com.au ] This was the first time at the track for the car
having only been completed the week prior.
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The RED DEMON - 8 Second Talon
The Boostin' Performance RED DEMON
dominating the Gangster class at KOTS X... This car is NO JOKE, nearly
1000hp to the wheels and with low 8 second E/T's... it's no wonder it
KILLED the game and finally represented the AWD cars at KOTS! Congrats on
the win guys.
13B turbo rotary Ford Escort MkII - FAST!
Bill Nabhan piloting this Ford Escort to a personal best pass. The car is
backed by a Liberty 5-speed transmission and 9in rear end through 28x9in
Fusch's APSA Pro Street Shootout at Calder Park, Melbourne.