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Tag Archives: Sydney
On August 10 you can meet the man responsible for creating the car we all love – Toyota 86 chief engineer Tetsuya Tada.
Tada-san wants to pass on his personal thanks to everyone who has helped make the car such a massive success.
Toyota is supporting this special 86/AE86 owners event by hosting it at their Sydney HQ, and they’re putting on a sausage sizzle along with A FEW SURPRISES!
Tada-san will be joined on the day by two big Toyota names – four-time national rally champion Neal Bates and national drift champion Beau Yates.
If you are attending #festivalof86 with your AE86/86/BRZ, you need to register your car spot at this website: http://festivalof86.eventbrite.com.au and join the event now on the Hachiroku.com.au Facebook Page.
Only 250 spots available and being taken fast!
86’s and AE86’s are the only cars permitted on the premises. Everyone else will have parking outside the grounds.
Here’s local drifter and longtime HR member Beau Jones cutting it up in his SR86 on the last ever drift meet at Oran Park before they bulldoze it all away for new housing developments. Smashing his gearbox early in the day, Beau wasn’t about to pack it up and run home, instead he stuck to going flat chat in only second and third gear for the remainder of the day. It’s a sad day and it will mean the death of one of the best drifting circuits in Sydney and a good amount of Sydney’s drifting trackdays too. If you like what you see (and hear) and want more grassroots Aussie drifting, head over to his website DriftKulture and soak it up.
It’s that special time of year again… Yes! That’s right, it’s time for the 2009 HR AE86 Annual! So clear your schedules for October 24 and 25 and read on for the juicy details! (psst! it’s a wickedly exclusive trackday event with touge loving too!)
Sydney siders listen up!! This month we will be meeting for good times and photo op’s at THE FACTORY! So come one and all, enjoy the fried snags and bring some booze or some pop! Stretch out relax and come hang on while basking in the glory of everyone’s Hachiroku’s! Also grab a sneak peek at some of Australia’s latest and greatest 86’s in the build!
Hit the jump for the full information!
It’s that time again for Project D to hold one of there very exciting Drift days at Oran Park Skid Pan – Where the courses are set up with the drifter in mind not the insurance company! Its is on July 22nd Sunday and the dayÂ kicks off at 9am but you’ll wanna get there at about 8am to sign on and get your car checked over by Eric the resident scrutineer!
Spectators are welcome! But let’s try and see some of us Toyota boys out there to show those dirty Nissans what the 4A-GE is capable of!
$150 for Non-Members.
$130 for Members.
For more details please visit the Project D forums as this is a direct link to the day in question.
Well I think this months event had to be the most fun and included some of the best people in the Sydney community!
We met up atÂ Bobbin Head BBQ area among the mountains of smelly children, golf shirts and big sunglasses. We enjoyed a few brews (cokes of course) and some huge snags! Supplied by this months organiser and royal devourer of fish eggs… Adam!
That’s right folks, another Sydney HR Montly Meet is upon us! This Sunday we’re out and about with a BBQ at Bobbin Head for lunch then for a drive through Galston Gorge to Wisemans Ferry, along Peats Ridge to Cowan through to Brooklyn to Hornsby where we will be ending the day at the pub for good times good food and great beer!!
Sausages and drinks will be provided at the BBQ so all we ask is a minimum gold coin donation to cover costs.Â Bring money for HR stickers if you want the latest and greatest designs coming off Beau’s sticker cutter!
WHERE: Bobbin Head Park, in Ku Ring Gai National Park
WHEN: 12pm Midday on the 29th June (THIS SUNDAY!)
ROUTE: Galston Gorge to Wisemans Ferry, along Peats Ridge to Cowan through to Brooklyn to Hornsby.
WHAT YOU NEED: A full tank of Petrol, yourself and your car! Bring your friends but remember to be wary of the public please, as we will be in a national park and there will be other people there enjoying themselves. Also, bring some money for afterwards if you wish to stay for the pub, or might stop along the way for a drink break.
Any questions head over to the forum an check out the NSW Events section for more info! Otherwise, see you there!
Orange short shorts, tasty ribs, NA Power and the war cry of ‘RA RA RA its my birthday’ were what was experienced by all that attended the April monthly meet up Sunday night at the Sydney Hooters restaurant in Parramatta!
Turn up was 7pm sharp, and sharp it was! First crazy i saw was Mr Adam, in his nicely tuned Aussie Sprinter along with him was a sweet looking gunmetal GTV 86 driven by none other then Jun himself! Few others rolled in with that look in their eye that they wanted a fat steak and the sights of some sexy girls.
Our brand new range of HR stickers were out in force as everyone parted with their church change for some slick glitter chrome goodness! More designs and vinyl effects to come so watch the blog for more!
Cars to remember were young Damo’s mint JDM Trueno hatch which is the hotness of hot for the new kids on the block! It’s good to see such eager new 86 owners! Speaking of newbies, the exact opposite definition was the Purple Trueno Coupe owned by old-school hachi disciple and HR blogger Andrew! Yet another hot hot import coupe courtesy of the Irishman in the west!
Food was great! Laughs and company were even better! Hope to see you all at the next one!
Cheers to Kei Pix and Matt Mead Photography for the camera work.
Pics after the jump.
UPDATE: Tonight is the night people! make sure you’re on time (7pm) and hungry ‘cos the ribs (and the racks..) be hella tasty!
Ok so its time again for all us crazy Sydney AE86 owners to get together for the Sydney HR Monthly Meet up and this month we are holding it at HOOTERS!
Join us at HOOTERS just off James Ruse Dr, where we will meet in the down stairs carpark while we all practice our best pick up lines for those lovely HOOTERS girls who await our fine gentlemen-like charms upstairs, then shoot some pics of our steeds (thats your cars, we know what you were thinking cowboy!) and finally making it upstairs to feed our faces, laugh, cry and bask in the glory of all that is HOOTERS.
Hit the jump for Details and a Map!
BARRRRP!! Was the noise many unaware average citizens heard fly past them on a beautiful Sunday evening. As these unfortunate people were off home to catch the latest episode of the latest shite tv, a select few others were off to the first HR monthly meet up!
The meet was held in a empty car park of an oversized hardware warehouse, therefore the sight many saw as they rolled in, was a small selection of Sydney’s most hardcore AE86’s!