Summernats 28 premieres this weekend on TV. Tune in on February 1st 2015 to 7mate @ 3pm. Check your local guides.
This yearly event which has more than 100,000 people attend the event and over 1,800 of toughest Australian elite street machines. Held at the Exhibition Park in Canberra, there was plenty to see and do over the 4 day event, everything from viewing newly unveiled never before seen cars, burnout comps, horsepower comps, and more.
The rotary car scene made a huge impact and some milestones winning major awards. Attending the event was three of sdr motorsport rotary powered cars entered for competition awards. The biggest prize winner was Nathan Borg with his datsun ute winning Grand champion of the whole event! Also taking out major awards was John Saad with his one of a kind Mazda Rx3 and Troy Heywood with his hot rod with rotary engine installed. A big part of the event is watching plenty of cars cruising around the roads especially down Tuff St, which Clayton in his mazda rx2 enjoyed burning some rubber.
Nathan Borg with his 1977 Datsun ute won grand champion of Summernats / 2nd Top undercarriage/driveline / 3rd Top engine bay/ Top body work/ Top custom interior (fabrication)/ Top standard paint / Top prostreet/ People's choice and a spot in Top 10.
John Saad with his Mazda RX3 sedan won Top undercarriage/ driveline/ Top engine bay/ Top interior/ Top special effects paint/ Top pro custom/ a spot in the top 10 and Top judged elite.
Troy Heywood with his unique rotary powered hot rod won 2nd Top open hot rod/ 3rd freestyle fun driving event.
Clayton and Melissa's Tuff St cruiser.
The brisbane jamboree event was held on Saturday 30th august. This annual event revealed clear sky's and overall a great racing day full of consistent runs down the track. The 20B powered RX3 sedan ran a new pb of 7.6 and ran consistent 7 second passes all day. The silver RX3 coupe ran a new pb of 8.3 and backed it up with consistent 8.3's all day and completed the semi final. Meanwhile the silver capella ran 8.8 in street 289 class and also qualified for pro 289 class equipped with an automatic gearbox.