We drag the Carnage MX5.7 to Alice Springs to send it!
WHILE CAR TRAILERS ARE HANDY, IT’S MUCH MORE FUN TO LEAVE THEM BEHIND AND JUST DRIVE YOUR RACE CAR
1 4 3 2Andrew Haintz’s HT Holden Kingswood wagon may not look too wild, but it’s a super-cool cruiser that I’d love to have in my shed. While it looks stock, there’s an injected 5.0L and TH700 combo under the bonnet. For last year’s RCN, Andrew and family drove the car down from Darwin and added some sightseeing into the mix too. For 2018, the car copped a bunch of upgrades, including an Active twin-throttlebody intakeYuri Kardashyan took out the motorkhana for the second year in a row in his 1998 Mazda MX-5, while his fellow Central Australian Rally Sport Club member Chris Mccormack won the Driver’s Champion gong in his ’97 Subaru WRXCraig Morrow’s stunning VH cleaned up in the Street awards, picking up Top Engine Bay, Top Bodywork and Top EngineeredMatt Lampard was at the very first Red Centrenats in 2015. Back then, his HZ Kingswood was running a basic aspirated combo, but these days she is packing a whole lot more. The twin-turbo 427-cube LSX combo performed exceptionally at Red Centrenats. Not only was the HZ the Dyno Cell Champion with 1355hp at the hubs, but it was also the quickest car down the slippery ASID quarter-mile, running a flat 9sec pass at 158mph Brent Murray has amped up his Dodge Dart since we featured it in 2016. The blown 440 now runs on methanol, but easily overpowered the track at the drags. The car looked spectacular in all the driving events and won a spot in the Elite Top 10 judging