Sibu Giant Mall Drift 17~18 Sept 2016

Posted in Uncategorized on December 9, 2016 by Stanley Carter

The events just kept coming! First there was MAC Kuching, then BAC Bintulu, and now the SRRC Charity event in Sibu!

For the first time ever, we’re allowed to perform drifting in the indoor car park of Giant Hypermarket Mall, we were super nervous and did a lot of pre-event practise just to make sure we don’t crash our cars or the crowd during actual event day, in the end it all pays off as all the registered demo drivers did wonderfully and managed to help raised quite a sum for the Autistic Community.

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B.A.C. 2~4 Sept 2015

Posted in Uncategorized on December 9, 2016 by Stanley Carter

BAC stands for Bintulu Auto Carnival, which was organized by Bintulu Auto Club.  This was their very first BAC event and it was held at the Bintulu Civic Center.

It was less than a month after MAC and now we’ve all geared up for another convoy from Sibu to Bintulu, talk about dedication man…. anyways, the event was decent with good cars all around and a very short drift demo co-managed by me and the organizers, everything went smooth, and of course, we, the drifters, went to the Bintulu Old Airport on the last day and had some fun over there, as usual, I’ll let the pictures and videos talk:

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I led the convoy from Sibu to Bintulu

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What’s this? Petition for Race Track?

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Sign me in!

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S15 yummyyyyy~~~

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Having good fun!

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The BAC sports cars line up

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Lunch gathering with the committee and friends

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BAC yeeehaaaa~!

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Tyres ready for action

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Me trying out a Nissan 370z

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Foolin around

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Can you feel my exhaustion yet?

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Ending the trip with an awesome dinner with Bintulu gang

Kuching Stadium Re-visited Aug 2016

Posted in Uncategorized on December 9, 2016 by Stanley Carter

Soon after MAC, I actually brought my Charmant back to the Kuching Stadium car park converted race track twice in 2 weeks time, needless to say, this time I’ve come well prepared with plenty of backup tyres for me to slay.

With my hydraulic E-brake setup, I’ve finally had the guts to go full out with my Charmant and hit it sideways before the corner entry, I was very surprised at how well I did, and the feeling just got better and better, you can check out my driving in the following youtube videos:

Another interesting story to share was that I had a small collaboration with the Miri Youtuber Hii Wei Seng on a short video:

Definitely a first for me, his videos are also very entertaining which basically covers the Motorsport scene in the Sarawak region, so do subscribe and check’em out yourselves.

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M.A.C Kuching 12~14 Aug 2016

Posted in Uncategorized on October 3, 2016 by Stanley Carter

Last year I was the only driver from Sibu to compete in MAC Kone Attack round along with 4 350z friends from Bintulu, this year however, the number of participants from Sibu have grown exponentially, altogether Sibu and Bintulu we now have 12 cars joining the convoy to Kuching on 11 Aug’16, however, majority were in it for the  ‘Display’ category only, as for the Kone Attack contenders, only 5 of us have registered (3 from Sibu and 2 from Bintulu).

As always, S.A.S is the main party behind this annual auto event, and this year has got to be the toughest for them thus far, they’ve been facing a whole loads of crappy obstacles in getting this year’s MAC rolling, to sum it all up, they’ve changed venue more than 3 times, reschedule the date 2 times, all of us from Sibu and Bintulu are just glad that they managed to still get the event going no matter what, whoa…. what a relief….

But all that last minute changes do come at a cost, the scale of the event was greatly toned down due to budget and venue constraints, while some of our sport car owner friends were a bit underwhelmed by the whole thing since they were really looking forward basing their impression from last year’s success at iCom Square, those of us who’re more interested in the actual Kone Attack event were not affected much, Kone Attack was still going on at full blast, the great sense of nervousness and excitement was still very much flooding all our senses, it was simply awesome!

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Tyres, I’ve prepared PLENTY!

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11 Aug’16: Moment before the convoy

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11 Aug’16: Moment before the convoy

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11 Aug’16: Moment before the convoy

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11 Aug’16: I was leading the convoy pack while being hunted by this GTR

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11 Aug’16: Went straight to Sin Heak Hin after arriving Kuching, meeting Obiwan

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11 Aug’16: Had our dinner at Kuching Festival

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12 Aug’16: Kone Attack final round group photo!

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13 Aug’16: After a long day of Kone Attacking…

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13 Aug’16: Again can’t miss another photo with Kuching DK S.Met!

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13 Aug’16: Meet Cicak, the S14 drifter!

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13 Aug’16: Trust me, it felt good.

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13 Aug’16: Having a total BLAST!

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14 Aug’16: Drift demo time with good buddy, Desmond and his S15

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14 Aug’16: Charmant vs S15

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14 Aug’16: Finally a photo with Kuching FF expert, Astro Ming!

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14 Aug’16: Special award for me!

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14 Aug’16: Big win for us from Sibu/Bintulu!

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14 Aug’16: 3rd fastest overall, I’m really happy!

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15 Aug’16: PA Kitchen

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15 Aug’16: PA Kitchen

 

 

 

BCF Autoshow on 23 July 2016

Posted in Uncategorized on October 3, 2016 by Stanley Carter

BCF had its first ever autoshow held last year just right outside of the door steps of Wisma Sanyan, it was considered a success, and this year the organizers have approached us to see if we can squeeze in some drift demo shows in between, to which I answered immediately: No F*cking Problem!

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While last year the weather was great, this year’s autoshow was plagued by constant heavy downpours, which greatly affected the overall crowd and atmosphere, but for us drifters, the drift demo was never an issue despite the pretty slippery road surface though, anyways, it’s the FIRST for Sibu finally, and rest assured there’ll be more to come in the coming months, so stay tuned…

July 2016: More Sibu & Bintulu Drift Madness

Posted in Uncategorized on October 2, 2016 by Stanley Carter

It’s 1 month before the annual MAC Kuching again, this year I’ve been planning early and just to get everyone hyped, we’ve arranged some impromptu training or should I say… practise sessions for the Sibu and Bintulu participants in Gymkhana/Drift, just to get ourselves ready and well prepared for the big event next month!

Again, pictures talk!

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10 Jul’16: 4 points safety harness belt!

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10 Jul’16: New arm, new steering shaft, more cutting!

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10 Jul’16: Seat upgrade with harness belt!

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10 Jul’16: Mini fire extinguisher..check!

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10 Jul’16: Sibu Gymkhana/Drift practise

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10 Jul’16: Sibu Gymkhana/Drift practise

It is at the 2nd quarter of 2016 that I’ve met 2 newcomers in the Sibu drift scene, it was very fortunate that both of them are really serious in the sport and the rest is history, both of them are young, single and very energetic, I’m excited to guide them to the right path and looking forward in seeing how they progress in the near future!

Here’re some videos of the Sibu Gymkhana/Drift practise sessions:

After the Sibu sessions, we’ve proceeded straight to Bintulu again the very next week, damn we just don’t stop!

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17 Jul’16: Bintulu Drift Session

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17 Jul’16: Bintulu Drift Session

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17 Jul’16: Bintulu Drift Session

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17 Jul’16: Bintulu Drift Session

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17 Jul’16: Bintulu Drift Session

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17 Jul’16: Bintulu Drift Session

28 May~4 June 2016: Bintulu-Miri-Brunei Trip

Posted in Uncategorized on October 2, 2016 by Stanley Carter

Had a holiday trip with my in law family members and we travel in 2 cars, 1 of which is my own Charmant, although it was intended to be a relaxing family trip, but I just can’t help but to squeeze in some drift action in between to quench my thirst for some sideways action, haha!

Anyhow, I’ll let the pictures talk!

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28 May’16: Extended ebrake handle b*tch!! Things about to get real serious!

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1 Jun’16: Visit to the drift workshop of Bintulu!

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1 Jun’16: Visit to the drift workshop of Bintulu!

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1 Jun’16: Bintulu friends are too awesome, they brought plenty of water to wet the track for us!

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1 Jun’16: Bintulu Drift Boleh!

After me and my in law family had our funs at Bintulu, we departed to Miri, and while we’re 2/3 on the trip, my Charmant decided to break down…again just like the very old times, I’ve called up my good friend Johnny Yong whom is now working on his own business (Ceramic Pro) in Miri, he came for the rescue without hesitation, his deep knowledge and experience in 4age have saved me numerous times in the past, and that day was no exception, in the end I managed to drive my Charmant safely to Miri in one piece, all thanks to him. Good to be catching up with you again old friend!

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3 Jun’16: Long time friend, Johnny Yong!

After some long needed catching up with Johnny, I’ve made a visit to the infamous Go-Kart track of Miri the very next morning, I’ve been wanting to visit this track for such a looong time and I’m glad I’ve achieved half of my dream, if you ask why only half? …. well… it’s the fact that the gates are bloody LOCKED god damnit! I was soooo tempted to break open the gate and just let my Charmant go loose in that beautiful little track, definitely would be very fun in some 2nd gear actions!  Anyways, not being able to drive in it after making such a long journey from Sibu, was definitely my BIGGEST disappointment in this trip!

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4 Jun’16: Special moment for me, finally reached Miri Go Kart Track!

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4 Jun’16: Special moment for me, finally reached Miri Go Kart Track!