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Mazda RX8SP ready for Targa assault!

With the lessons learnt from Targa High Country, Mazda Motorsport has regrouped and now looks set for an extremely strong showing in the second round of the Australian tarmac rally championship, Targa Wrest Point heading out of Hobart on the 29th January before shooting for outright victory against some extremely strong competition in one of the most prestigious tarmac rallies in the world, the Targa Tasmania in April.

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Mazda RX8SP shows promise at targa High Country

Despite the RX-8 SP having just been recently completed in time for Targa High Country in Victoria last weekend  it showed solid speed during the prologue and there was cautious optimism amongst the team. During Saturday morning it seemed that this optimism was well-placed with Steve Glenney and Bernie Webb ripping through the first four stages, winning the third and putting the RX-8 SP into the outright lead by 3 seconds over Jim Richards’ Porsche 911 GT3 RS and 11 seconds over the leading Lamborghini Gallardo Super Leggera of Kevin Weeks.


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Hi Octane Racing supports Mazda Australia and Steve Glenney

Hi Octane Racing has had a long professional relationship with both Mazda Australia and Steve Glenney and we are proud to be involved again for the 2011 tarmac rally championship. Here is some footage from the prologue from Targa High Country this weekend


Behind the scenes - Mine's Japan

For our second behind the scenes I thought we might share a visit we made last year to a small but extremely well respected Japanese tuning house. The company Mines should need no introduction, as for many years they have made a name for themselves as one of the leaders in Nissan GTR tuning and their cars have been featured in many video games. We took a drive out to their headquarters in Yokosuka Japan about two hours outside Tokyo.


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Performance Coatings to Support Mazda Australia

Hi Octane Performance Coatings will once again be supporting Mazda Australia in their assault on the Australian Tarmac Championship. Headed up by Alan Horsely the factory Mazda racing team have provided us with very valuable data on temperature reductions of various under bonnet components.

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