Trentham Autocross with the Hutt Valley Motorsport Club

Mother’s day was the day to show your mum how much you appreciate her. What better way to show her that you love her by taking her to the Hutt Valley Motorsport Club (HVMC) Autocross day in Trentham, Upper Hutt? I can think of nothing sweeter.

Here’s some pics from the day.


Forgive me for not having any idea what this car is. It looks dangerous and sounds sweet – so it must be fun.

Nissan Skyline R32

It was so damn good to see Jimmy and his Skyline out from hibernation. Still rocking his old school Bwarp sticker on the rear window.

Getting ready

Lining up for a skid

EF Honda Civic on fire!

This little EF civic ended up with an engine bay fire which was promptly dealt to. A huge credit to the HVMC for having safety procedures so locked down. This issue was quickly resolved before it got really out of hand.

V6 Supercharged Toyota SW20 MR2

MR2’s car be a handful with the factory 2L 4pot sitting behind the drivers seat. This one must be extra violent with a supercharged V6 torque monster screaming away behind your head.

S14 Nissan Silvia

Rich Tucker raising the drift game in his wild S14

Mitsubishi mirage RS

More than your average Mitsi Mirage

DC2R Honda Integra Type R

TYPPUUUU ARRRRHUUUUUU. DC2R Honda Integra. Always a strong competitor in these sorts of events.

Subaru Legacy Station wagon

This Subaru Legacy wagon was out giving it a good stab.

Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution

I think this Evo must have been developed heavily by NASA because it was an absolute ROCKET

Triumph TR7

My British car knowledge does not extend far but my feelers tell me this might be a Triumph TR7(??) Hopefully i’m not far off, and full credit to the owner for giving such a mint old car some stick!

Subaru Impreza WRX

I pine for Subaru WRX Coupes.

Toyota Trueno AE86

Toyota AE86 doing some sweet sweet dirfs

Ford EB Falcon

The Ford EB Falcon is not usually a car you see at autocross. this caged example looked like a shit load of fun though.

R32 Nissan Skyline

Nate brought [PHLEX] along and gave it a good kick! chur boi RB hard.

c33 nissan laurel with SR20DET and R33 GTR wheels

Love this car. SR20 Powered C33 Laurel. Awh jeah.

c33 nissan laurel and rps13 nissan 180sx

what a pretty sky

Nissan R32 Skyline

Jimmy’s skyline. Good from every angle.

Nissan 180sx rps13

red red red red red red red red

That’s all from me. Once again – awesome day put on by HVMC, particularly cool to see the drift cars turn up and go for a slide.


Random Lancia 037 Rep

So I was driving back from a Holiday up north and this thing jumped out at me from the side of the road! amazing Lancia 037 scratchbuilt rep. I believe it is the one currently for sale on trademe –> click here <–.

and my god it looks FANTASTIC in the flesh. pined hard Lancia 037 Rep Lancia 037 Rep There was also this little treat hiding just round the corner!!!! Lancia Stratos bloody beautiful



~ Luke