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Stag do’s are a common practice in NZ. But not everyone hosts theirs at a racetrack. Elton held his last weekend at Hampton Downs, just south of Auckland. The skid pan was lined up with many different cars, all ready to drift.\r\n\r\nI was told I could pop down to take some photos and figured why not!\r\n\r\nImage20110716-IMG_7639\r\n\r\nArriving at the track I saw Greer out in his crazy S14. The thing is just pure evil looking.\r\n\r\nImage20110716-IMG_7783-2\r\n\r\nIf you saw this coming after you, you’d hide.\r\n\r\nImage20110716-IMG_7722\r\n\r\nWalking around the ‘pit’ area, I found Brendon underneath this Soarer fixing his err mess? Luckily he seems to know a couple of things about cars.\r\n\r\nImage20110716-IMG_7733\r\n\r\nSpeaking of fixing cars, Nate’s S14 decided it hated radiator hoses.\r\n\r\nImage20110716-IMG_7734\r\n\r\nNothing a kiwi ingenuity can’t fix.\r\n\r\nImage20110716-IMG_7744\r\n\r\nWalking around I noticed a lot of different stickers. Nigel’s Engineered to Slide, Roo’s S-Chassis and Casey’s shirtstuckedin. Check those guys out! There’s some awesome work on those sites.\r\n\r\nImage20110716-IMG_7746\r\n\r\nWhile I was over at Matt’s car, I noticed the leftovers from the last few runs. I just love the little bits of rubber. This car’s by no means for show.\r\n\r\nImage20110716-IMG_7749\r\n\r\nEveryone seems to love Nardi steering wheels. They’re quite often seen at these types of meets. This one was found in Ben’s S13.  Image20110716-IMG_7789\r\n\r\nHis ‘zombie’ S13 is something I quite admire. Two tone and Advan trispokes are something I’ll never get sick of. Cheers for taking me for a ride too Ben! Was awesome.\r\n\r\nImage20110716-IMG_7781\r\n\r\nRyan was out in his S13.5. The purple paint looks great on this car, and looks awesome with the tyres smoking.\r\n\r\nImage20110716-IMG_7924\r\n\r\nSee what I mean?\r\n\r\nImage20110716-IMG_7812\r\n\r\nNot only were cars out drifting, this little 50cc drift trike was out making its way around cones sideways. I think we should get a whole bunch of motorised ones to do some demo’s at D1NZ next season. That would be awesome.\r\n\r\nImage20110716-IMG_7800\r\n\r\nThis RX7 belongs to the stag himself, with a lovely bit of stance going on. He was working on it throughout the morning to have it ready for the pan.\r\n\r\nImage20110716-IMG_8010\r\n\r\nNow here’s the slight bit of NSFW.. This was the final touch to the car before it went out. A couple of cable ties to hold her on and we’re good to go!\r\n\r\nImage20110716-IMG_8022\r\n\r\nShe’s keen.\r\n\r\nImage20110716-IMG_8076\r\n\r\nLooks like she’s having fun! Oh and Elton too.\r\n\r\nImage20110716-IMG_8028\r\n\r\nAs usual the Sellers’ brothers were having a great time out on track with some awesome action.\r\n\r\nImage20110716-IMG_8162\r\n\r\nThe day was a success with fun from all.\r\n\r\nImage20110716-IMG_8197\r\n\r\nNot the best photo, but I guess Ben may have scared him?\r\n\r\nThe party carried on into the night and I’m sure Elton had a great time.\r\n\r\nCongratulations Elton and cheers for letting me take some photos!\r\n\r\nFor more photos and plenty of the blow up doll, check out our Facebook page.\r\n\r\n-Chris

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