Racing Updates

Racing Updates

Mark Bardsleys 68 Camaro

Mark Bardsley,s 1968 Top Door slammer has a new sponsor, Smits Group NZ who are the distributors and importers of Meguiars car care products, Rislone engine treatments, Spies Hecker paints, Peak Anti freeze and Glass Sience. Mark will be campaining his car for 3 meatings in the 2013 drag season ,then 6 meetings the following season. the car looks stunning in its new colours along with the transporter and towing golf cart. His first outing will probably be the Spring Nationals in late November 2013. With a best of 6.55 seconds he will be looking for better times on the resealed track at Fram Autolite. Papakua Engine Specialists have been building marks racing engines for about the last 15 years or more. We wish him al the best this coming season.

Roger Williams McLaren canam car

Roger has recently shipped his rebuilt canam car to America to race. He raced at LagunaSeca in northern California a month ago at the 50th bruce mcLaren meeting and did very well winning both races.The car is now on its way to Road America Lake Elkhart Wisconson where he will race it again against some of the best canam cars and drivers in th world. Papakura Engine Specialists rebuilt the engine before it was shipped to USA. New pistons,conrods,alloy heads.shaft mounted roller rockers,magnesium fuel injection manifold,period cast rocker covers and other misc parts where fitted . The car has alot more power now. We wish him good luck with his racing this weekend 19 th and 20th July at Road America. The car will be shipped back to NZ and race here later this year.
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