NizzPro Drift Series Final

With 2  hours to go until the final round at Archerfield Raceway starts, I posted up on facebook.. “Can anyone get to my house within the hour with a tow car to tow my drift car and myself to Archy Please!?!?”… Anyway about 5 minutes later my good mate Pete from PH-Neutral Car Detailing rang me and asked “how long till it starts?”. I replied “in like an hour and a half!”. Pete said “ok I’m leaving now”.

When he finally arrived at my house we realized  his car didn’t have the right trailer plug or anywhere to attach the safety chain. So after welding a D-shackle to the bottom of his tow bar and stopping in to buy a trailer plug adaptor and fueling up both cars with fuel, we finally made it to Archerfield about 20 minutes late, but in just enough time to drive the Silvia strait from the trailer onto the track for practise!

Just like last weekend the car still had cooling issues and over heated in less then 1 lap of the track! So with the decision to remove the bonnet and with Pete on the side of the track with 4 water bottles ready to spray down the engine, we managed to keep it cool enough to get it through the event! We ended up coming to the conclusion that all the coolant leaking out from the bottom of the water pump might have been our problem!

So despite over heating problems and a few mistakes under the pressure from Josh Boettcher and Rob Whyte in the top 4 battles, we ended up finishing the day in 4th place! Another good result following the 5th place in the Stadium Drift Round the week before! Congrats to Rob Whyte for the Series Win! and Big Thanks to Pete from PH-Neutral for the tow to the event, Maxxis Tyres, RPM Performance, and  Northside Embroidery for your support so far this year!  Check out the Stadium Drift and Archerfield Highlight Video for all the action of these two events!

Eugene Arendsen, Rob Whyte, Josh Boettcher, Leighton Smith

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