It was the perfect end to the 2016–’17 Demon Energy D1NZ National Drifting Championship for Cole Armstrong, taking both the round victory and title win in emphatic style at South Auckland’s Pukekohe Park. After seven years of trying, he defeated fellow series long stay Daynom Templeman in the final battles, cheered on over commentary by […]

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To win a championship you’ve got to be reliable, that’s what Cole Armstrong believes will make or break his hopes of winning the 2016–’17 Demon Energy D1NZ National Drifting Championship at Pukekohe Park this weekend. With an X-point advantage over his only series rival Tom Marshall, the Tauranga-based drifter wants to win the title. “It’d […]

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Bruce Tannock made history at Hampton Downs Motorsport Park becoming the first to win in the Demon Energy D1NZ National Drifting Championship Pro-Sport Series and take a Pro Series podium in the same weekend. The Pro-Sport Series win is the second for Tannock this season after he won at Manfeild Circuit Chris Amon for round […]

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Cole Armstrong has one hand on the 2016–’17 Demon Energy D1NZ National Drifting Championship after winning the penultimate round of the Pro Series at Hampton Downs Motorsport Park. Armstrong’s victory in his V Energy backed Nissan Skyline 250GT at Hampton Downs was the first on the freshly minted GT Radial Club Circuit, as the series […]

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Matt Higham is the latest racer to make the switch from circuit racing to the sideways theatre of the Demon Energy D1NZ National Drifting Championship. This year the Auckland drifter is taking on a full campaign in the D1NZ Pro-Sport Series. The class serves as the feeder category to the Pro Series, which is the […]

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Organisers of the Demon Energy D1NZ National Drifting Championship pride themselves on giving their competitors a challenge, the penultimate round of the series on March 25-26 looks set to continue that trend. Traditionally the series competed through the turn two and three section of the National Circuit. However, the series this season will instead compete […]

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The benchmark has been set by the Demon Energy D1NZ National Drifting Championship after its first foray into Tauranga’s ASB Baypark Stadium.  10,000 people took in two days of action at the series’ third round of competition last weekend, with 80 of New Zealand’s best drifters competed for outright honours in the Pro and Pro-Sport […]

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Zac Barless stopped a hard chagering Cody Pullen-Burry from winning the third round of the Demon Energy D1NZ National Drifting Championship Pro-Sport Series, as he took home victory at Tauranga’s ASB Baypark Stadium. The top-32 brought a number of surprise knockouts as second place qualifier John O’Gorman bowed out of competition as he led Martyn […]

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After taking second place at round two of the Demon Energy D1NZ National Drifting Championship Northland’s Tom Marshall went one better in round three of the Pro Series with victory at Tauranga’s ASB Baypark Stadium. The win means Marshall sits atop the points standings just ahead of title contender Cole Armstrong, who suffered at his […]

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