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Fri, 28 Oct 2016 03:17:57 GMT
Woman arrested for DUI after accident  -  Union Democrat
A Sonora woman was arrested Wednesday afternoon for driving under the influence of a controlled substance after colliding with another vehicle on East Jackson Street and Hope Lane. The 2006 Mazda RX-8 was traveling eastbound on East Jackson Street ...
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 05:58:44 GMT

SupaDrift series returns  -  Southern Courier
HOT on the wheels of Mad Mike Whiddett's Mazda RX 8's breathtaking showcase in September, the SupaDrift series returns to Carnival City on October 28 and 29. The SupaDrift series seventh event promises another adrenaline-pumping motorsport ...
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 15:23:00 GMT
Man dead after vehicle collision in Main A Dieu  -  TheChronicleHerald.ca
Upon arrival, officers found a Mazda R X 8 with extensive damage off road. A female was doing CPR to a man on ground who apparently had been ejected from vehicle. The 34-year-old man, a resident from Main A Dieu, was later pronounced dead.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 12:15:56 GMT

Mazda RX-8 review: Retro Road Test  -  Motoring Research
Launched in 2003, the RX-8 was a successor to the RX-7, cost less than £20,000 when new and can now be picked up for less than a grand. A quirky four-seat sports car with suicide rear-doors and a weird engine, it's a very tempting proposition if you're ...
Wed, 12 Oct 2016 09:19:39 GMT

VIDEO: Mazda RX-8 "Badbul" drifts Franschhoek Pass  -  Paul Tan's Automotive News
Originally a 2004 Mazda RX-8 SP3, the Badbul sports a Mazda 20B three-rotor Wankel engine with a Garrett GTX-45 turbocharger. Producing 812 hp, the Radbul gets the power to ground with a HKS six-sped sequential gearbox with engine management by ...
Wed, 12 Oct 2016 07:03:45 GMT

Mad Mike Whiddett hoons Mazda RX-8 in crazy drift video  -  Wheels Magazine
THERE is no feeling quite like finding a nice twisting piece of bitumen, and then discovering there isn't a single car ahead of you. It is a moment that is rare to find, but something worth cherishing when it happens. Well, Kiwi drift master 'Mad' Mike ...
Wed, 12 Oct 2016 00:26:52 GMT

Mad Mike's South African drift adventure  -  Motor Magazine
... two black lines all over the Franschhoek Pass in South Africa. Located outside Cape Town, the 15km stretch of driving nirvana is the perfect playground for Whiddett to unleash his 'BADBUL' Mazda RX-8, powered by a 606kW turbocharged 20B triple-rotor.
Tue, 11 Oct 2016 19:46:59 GMT

Watch Drift Master "Mad Mike" Slide His 800-HP Mazda RX-8 Up a Mountain  -  The Drive
If you're not familiar with the work of "Mad" Mike Whiddett, the ballsy New Zealand-reigning drifter who terrorizes asphalt with a rally-prepped Mazda RX-8, well, get with the times. Here's an easy way to get started: a new video of him and his race ...
Tue, 11 Oct 2016 17:36:09 GMT

Mad Mike Conquers South Africa's Stunning Franschhoek Pass In Mazda RX-8  -  Carscoops (blog)
Red Bull pro drifter Mad Mike Whiddett has proven once again that skilled drivers other than Ken Block can star in stunning, action-packed videos. In his latest stunt, the Kiwi headed to spectacular South Africa with his revered Mazda RX-8 drifter ...
Tue, 11 Oct 2016 15:19:43 GMT

Gallery: the best pics from Mad Mike's South African drift epic  -  Top Gear
By now you will have seen 'Mad Mike' Whiddett drift up the side of a South African mountain in spectacular style in his 800-odd bhp, quad-rotor Mazda RX-8. If you haven't, you should absolutely click on these words. Well, as well as the magnificent ...