Dukeries Rally 2008 Pictures & Report

If you went down to the woods today, you wouldn’t of seen the birds.. You’d of seen some rally cars, ripping up the dirt! *Ahem* I’ll stick to just writing and leave the rhyming for the professionals Haha.

Anyway, Maxxd.com member Cooper and some of his mates went down to the woods to watch some awesome rally cars tearing up mother nature.

Fortunately, cooper knows what he’s doing with a camera, so if you didn’t get chance to see the rally then fear not, there are some photos and a discussion about it over on the forums.

Click here to view pictures and to take part in the discussion.

Rotorstock 5 – 9th, 10th August 08 @ Santa Pod

Rotorstock is back at Santa Pod Raceway!

Slap-bang in the middle of summer, Rotorstock is a chilled-out yet packed weekend for anyone into Japanese cars. Popular with clubs, and featuring unique activities, Rotorstock has been tweaked for 2008 to include inter-club Run What Ya Brung competitions, Drift What Ya Brung, the amazing HKS Drag Series and of course the Run What Ya Brung competition.

Run What Ya Brung

Get your own car on the famous quarter mile, and get involved in the Run What Ya Brung competition! Featuring simple classes to find the fastest FWD, RWD and 4WD road cars in the UK. RWYB is suitable for anyone with a Japanese car and a driving licence. Also NEW for 2008: inter-club Run What Ya Brung competition with eliminations!

Drift What Ya Brung

Pro drift demo sessions for spectators and NEW for 2008: Santa Pod’s runaway success of Drift What Ya Brung comes to Rotorstock! Anyone with a driftable car can get out on the track and learn the basics burning rubber. Sessions cost from £30 and include tuition from expert drifters.

HKS Drag Series

The fastest Japanese cars in Europe converge on the Pod for the 3rd round of the HKS Drag Series. With wheelie-poppin’ RX7’s, speeds of over 170mph and low-8 second quarter miles, this is the fastest race action a Japanese car fan can witness!

Show Car Competition

Top show cars compete for ultimate style points in the Meguiars Show Car Paddock.


Live bands on Saturday night, specialist Jap car traders, mobile dyno, cars for sale area and 270mph jet car demos. Huge club display areas and NEW for 2008 bargain £15 weekend tickets for club members!

Rotorstock 5 takes place at Santa Pod Raceway on the 9th and 10th August 2008. Santa Pod is located near Wellingborough in Northants. It can be accessed from junctions 14 & 15 of the M1.

For tickets and info visit:


or call 01234 782 828