Monday, 21 October 2013

Around the web today; October 21st, 2013.

A blog post by Nigel Petrie of Engineered to Slide fame, detailing his drifting experiences at World Time Attack over the weekend in his insanely awesome Hilux ute: http://engineeredtoslide.com/2013/10/wtac-weekend-wrap-up/



A video from WTAC, showing why it's not a good idea to rip a massive burnout on a high-speed corner with cars drifting behind you. Trashed a couple of awesome cars, including Anthony Cece's tough Cefiro.





A police officer in a Commodore paddy wagon makes a surprise house call, by driving through someone's brick fence and parking in their front yard, after being clipped by a turning car:  http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/law-order/police-car-crashes-into-fence-in-prahran/story-fni0fee2-1226743412064


A father of three gets busted driving at 191 km/h down the highway with his family: http://www.bordermail.com.au/story/1853609/road-to-disaster-police-fear-deaths-after-father-clocked-at-191kmh/?cs=53



Street racing isn't the best idea, especially if there's a police car behind you at the lights, but this guy got off pretty easy: http://blog.powerblocktv.com/cop-goes-easy-on-driver-caught-street-racing/



An interesting analysis of how cereal was created and subsequently advertised and marketed; in the early days one manufacturer claimed outlandish health benefits from eating his cereal, Grape-Nuts, saying it could cure appendicitis, raise your IQ, and make your blood redder: http://mentalfloss.com/article/20320/how-cereal-transformed-american-culture


A rare all-wheel drive Cefiro wreck up for sale that looks a little worse for wear: http://m.gumtree.com.au/1991-nissan-cefiro-awd-rare-wrecking-or-repair-whole-car-only/v?adId=1027926912#nissan


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