There aren’t many Mazda RX-7 rally cars out there, let alone rally-winning RX-7s. Here’s one doing some much-deserved celebratory donuts.

It’s rare enough to see any RX-7 rally car, but the ones you normally see are first-generation RX-7s. Those things raced in Group B back in the day.

It’s unbelievably rare to see a third-generation FD RX-7 in rally specification. This is Andrew Grundy and Mark Smith’s after winning the 2008 Silver Fern Rally.

Here’s some video of them in the rally itself.

If you thought this all happened in the parallel universe car culture that is New Zealand, you would be correct.

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