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FRESHLY WHIPPED AT DMNZ DRIFT DAY/CAR TESTING – HAMPTON DOWNS

While Hori Dori was on, over at Hampton Downs DMNZ had a skid pan day going. I popped over for a bit to check them out.

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DMNZ is a Drift group based out of Tauranga and uses mostly Hampton Downs and Taupo as their play tracks. DMNZ’s aim is to get drivers of all levels drifting well, with experience. This RX7 surely had some previous experience, with some very smooth driving.

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This Cefiro was out giving it a good run, with the slippery skid pan not getting the best of the driver.

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This yellow R33 was also making the most of the skid pan, with some great slides going on.

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Friend of ‘the whip’, Keisuke (86 Fighters) was telling me how the aim was to hit the baby with the cone. Just some casual baby killin’ at Hampton.

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If you haven’t noticed already, NZ loves its Nissans. This Laurel put on a darn good display of smoke.

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A familiar face at many race meets, this Cefiro was out going well. 

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As the drifting was going on, the race track also had some cars going round. This Porsche showed up part way through. I love these racing Porsche’s as they’re as close as we get to RWB in NZ.

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This RX7 was have what seemed like some test runs around the track. You may remember this car from its feature in Performance Car magazine.

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Little Lotus’s are not seen often, but always appreciated. 

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Much like it’s name, the Ford Boss surely patrols the road like it owns them.

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Last but not least, this Integra was flat out around the track with obvious power under the hood.

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More photos up on our Facebook Page.

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-Chris

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