DRIVER PRO­FILE

NZ Performance Car - - 1999 Nissan Silva (S15) / 1999 Toyota Altezza (RS2 -

DRIVER/OWNER: Blake ‘Cany’ Harpur AGE: 29 LO­CA­TION: Christchurch OC­CU­PA­TION: Car painter and Cany Cus­toms ex­traor­di­naire BUILD TIME: Nine months for cur­rent in­car­na­tion LENGTH OF OWNERSHIP: Two-and-a-half years

THANKS: A mas­sive thanks this sea­son goes to my part­ner Sally — she’s the rock be­hind all this; Jared for yet again push­ing me to my limit; Cany Cus­toms and all the crew, it’s been a hard year but paid off; Derek and Ranui from RJP Panel & Paint Sup­plies, the sup­port and ev­ery­thing means the world; my mum, Ta­nia Ave for al­ways be­liev­ing in me and my goals in life; Fal­goon and the Speed­mag­net fam­ily for the sup­port — this is what we are here for, to stand out and be unique in this car scene; Mark Sender for the in­sane pin­strip­ing; Nee­lam at 41 Au­to­mo­tive for all the de­tail parts; Alex Brown at Moon­light Rac­ing for the Ja­panese gear and re­search; Chim Pa­tel for the ‘real talk’; the boys at ChaChaCha; ev­ery­one that helped me with this build, thank you — it was a fast and crazy build; and last, but not the least, to ev­ery­one that has sup­ported me through all this and all the new friends and fam­ily I’ve made along the way, love you all.

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