Rivers Family Racing Dragster

Rivers Family Racing Dragster

The Team travelled to Taupo for a one day meeting on New Years Eve 2017. The Dragster was using the liltte 427 Blown Engine with big gears and wheels suited to the big Engine and a geasy at times track the best pass was 7.60 at 177mph. The Team made it through to the...
Gerald Smith Engine

Gerald Smith Engine

  Engine built by Rivers Speed & Spares. 1250hp and 1050 ft/lbs at 6300 rpm. Starting to get a good base tune, 1250hp and 1050 ft/lbs at 6300 rpm, more to come. Posted by Rivers Speed & Spares on Tuesday, 28 November 2017 Sudden Impact Super Charged Outlaw...
Torana GTR Rebuild

Torana GTR Rebuild

1970’s Heatwave Rally Torana GTR full rebuild All Mechanical work by Rivers Speed & Spares. Panelwork by Tom Ditchfield Panelbeaters two doors down from Riverspeed workshop and Paintwork by Colourcode located right next Door.    ...
2017 NZDRA Awards Night

2017 NZDRA Awards Night

Life Members of the NZDRA 2017 Grant Rivers and Garth Hogan New Zealand Drag Racing Association Awards Night 24th June 2017. Great night for the Rivers Family Racing Team at the NZDRA Awards Night picking up the  the NZDRA 1st place Trophy for the Compitition Class....