Sunday, August 29, 2010
2010 Jamboree at the Willowbank Raceway Brisbane
The hottest drag racing event in Brisbane is finally here, it’s the 20th Annual Jamboree 2010. The Jamboree is a sport compact drag racing event held in Willowbank raceway , Brisbane on 21st-22nd August 2010. by Sport Compact Group .This year Jamboree, it is the first to witness international drag racing battle between drag racing teams from Australia and two drag racing teams from Puerto Rico. This is the event where the fastest Nissan GTR in the world (Reece McGregor from Heat Treatment Limited) broke the 7.6 second record previously hold by HKS GTR of Japan.
“20 years is an eternity in the Motorsport Industry, things change every week, so the accomplishments of this business over that period of time are all the more astounding. This is a business that has grown organically over two decades into the global benchmark for the Industry” said Mr Dean Mesh (Marketing and sponsorship director of Sport Compact group), commenting on the future of Drag Racing in Australia.
“The same technology that scared people 20 years ago has been embraced by the digital generation, Fuel Injection, Engine Management, Turbochargers; and the youth of today are more defined by their cars than any previous generation. The car they drive makes a very personal statement about who they are as individuals and groups.” He added.
Apart from drag racing, the event consists of off-the track events such as Show and shine competition, Jamboree babe competition, bike stunts and also varieties of car accessories on display by Gas Motorsport, Haltech, Turbosmart, HKS, GCG turbos, Triple nine automotive and more. From suspension to turbo and even rotary parts for Mazda Rx7 is widely available here.
The Drag race cars:
The Paradise Motorhomes FWD Lancer
Mohammad Khan R32 GTR (Best ET: 9.63@144mph)
These bikes are built for the quarter mile sprint
The Turbocharged Ferrari 360 Spider by the Queen Street Ibrahim Bros
Another insane creation from Queen ST Ibrahim Bros. BMW M3 fully equipped for drag racing. The car previously run in 7 seconds and it obviously now built for show. Check out the 24K gold plating on most of the metallic parts of the car.
Advanced Performance Centre Race cars
World's 1st 7second & currently the fastest AWD EVO in the world. (Best ET: 7.94 @176.9mph)
Here's the show girls:
Gas Motorsport booth & garage
2JZ powered Gas Motorsport Celica Best ET: 6.71 seconds @ 207mph
Check out this mean R35 GTR from Mercury Motorsport. Carbon Fibre front bodykit. 637hp on all wheels. This car is ready for serious track session.
Nitto R34 Skyline GTR 938whp @ 35psi
Rotary engine parts galore
Here's a short overview video of the event: