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With the new season about to begin in WA, I thought some spare time on a Sunday might be well spent going back through some old photos and checking out the season opener from 15 years ago at Perth Motorplex.

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As part of round three of the 18/19 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series, the Sunset Strip Nationals at Mildura’s Sunset Strip, no less than six new national 660ft records were set.

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The 2018 Queensland Drag Racing Championships is heading for the finish line with the penultimate round of the seven round series completed last weekend.

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Rapisarda Autosport International has qualified 16th for the biggest and most prestigious event on the U.S. drag calendar - the Chevrolet Performance NHRA U.S. Nationals.

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Following four years and six podiums with the 'Bumblebee' Aeroflow Outlaw Nitro Funny Car, Queensland's Jake Donnelly will hang up his nitro Helmet after the upcoming Aeroflow Outlaw Nitro Funny Cars event on October 27 at Willowbank Raceway to pursue the 400 Thunder Professional Series in Pro Alcohol.

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No Mercy 9 has begun in South Georgia with five Australian teams taking the opportunity to get on to the track on Wednesday ahead of a scheduled first qualifying session.

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Are you in Drag News Magazine #35? If you were racing in Darwin, Alice Springs, Springmount, Mildura, Sydney or Willowbank recently you might be!

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Janelle Scott's Holden Torana might as well be considered part of the family.

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Sighted recently on the shores of Sydney Dragway has been this twin turbo Chrysler SRT 300C punching out low 9 second ETs.


A small Aussie invasion has headed to South Georgia Motorsport Park in the USA for this weekend's No Mercy 9 – the biggest radial race in the world.

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Husband and wife Laeith and Lisa Skinner will travel to Gladstone from their home in Mackay this week to compete in the final round of the 2018 Summit Racing Queensland Championships at Benaraby Raceway (September 22/23).

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The Hidden Valley Track Championship has moved into round five and approaching the season finale. Here are the results and gallery thanks to Craig Radcliffe.


Maurice Allen is set to compete in the NHRA on a Pro Stock Motorcycle at Charlotte's Zmax Dragway this weekend.

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Even though the tropical conditions were challenging for the Aeroflow Nitro Hot Rods, they still delivered a cracking display at Springmount Raceway near Cairns. Check out the gallery provided by Phat Photography.


The privateer is not an endangered species in drag racing - even in the pro ranks. Western Australia's Moresby brothers are showing that a two car privateer Pro Slammer team is possible. We speak with the Moresby family about their new addition to the team and what it takes to go pro on a budget.


Daniel Pharris, the second quickest radial racer in the world, has travelled across the planet to compete in the Kenda Tires Radial Riot this weekend at Willowbank Raceway, with a veil of secrecy over what he will be driving.

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While the arguments about Australia's quickest street car rage on beside how long a piece of string is, you can't take anything away from the phenomenal performance Frank Marchese from Dandy Engines has achieved with 'FAIRXW'. 

Reigning ANDRA Modified Champion Matt Czerny has returned home from hospital following a high speed braking area crash at Mildura's Sunset Strip Nats on Sunday.

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Here are the results and gallery from the penultimate round of the Hidden Valley Track Championship in Australia's Top End.


Adding electronic fuel injection to your car has been made ridiculously simple in recent years. While EFI used to be a mess of cables, control units and lines, now you can replace a carburettor with a unit that has all of the computing power contained in one package.

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JSS Racing have unveiled their new Sam Fenech-driven Camaro Pro Slammer with a three year major sponsorship deal from Lloyd's Classic Car Auctions.

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Benaraby Raceway’s final round of the 2018 Summit Racing Queensland Championship has seen the popular regional series conclude in style at the weekend.

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After a season-ending high-speed crash in March of this year, Amanda Martin is preparing to make her racing comeback in a new car at next weekend’s Sunset Strip Nationals in Mildura.

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Ben Bray’s qualifying performance during day one of the Honeywell Garrett Brisbane Jamboree presented by Link ECU and Tuners Edge saw him write his name into the record books.

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The Atura NSW Championship shifted into round six and is heading for the finish line with just two rounds to go before Sydney Dragway's 2018 track champions are crowned.

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Racers have heralded round three of the 18/19 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series, the Sunset Strip Nationals, a huge success following its conclusion in Mildura on the weekend.

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The latest addition to the nitro fuel altered ranks 'Light Horse' has burnt nitro for the first time on track.

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Shane Tucker will roll out his Auzmet/Structglass Camaro for the first time in 2018 this weekend at the 64th annual Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway outside of Indianapolis.

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PAC Peformance has defeated Gas Racing in an epic Gulf Western Workshop Wars finale at Sydney Dragway.

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The biggest ever weekend of racing at Mildura's Sunset Strip has wrapped up. Check out some fantastic images from the event thanks to Automotive Event Images.

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Defending Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series Competition Bike champion Tony Frost is looking forward to Mildura’s first-ever Competition Bike field as part of next weekend’s Sunset Strip Nationals.


Queensland's Willowbank Raceway has become the focal point for radial-tyre drag racing in Australia, with a group of passionate competitors and promoters developing a series that is going from strength to strength.

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Jeremy Martin's Holden VB Commodore became a crowd favourite underdog at No Mercy 9 on the weekend, one of the world's biggest radial tyre races.

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Thirteen year old Alex Mee has today made treasured memories at Mildura’s Sunset Strip Dragway thanks to the efforts of a dedicated group.

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The Aeroflow Nitro Hot Rods fired up Father's Day at Sydney Dragway even if the weather had something to say.

Rapisarda Autosport International will return to the NHRA Mello Yello series at the 2018 Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway, Indianapolis this weekend.

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Dallas, Texas has become the adopted home for Australian businessman and Pro Stock racer Shane Tucker. He has built a successful commercial façade business, Auzmet Architectural, just minutes from the ever expanding Dallas skyline.

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Qualifying has been completed at Mildura's Sunset Strip for the second round of the ANDRA Summit Sportsman Series. Check out the results from qualifying courtesy of ANDRA.

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Every driver and crew person knows that the Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals is the biggest and richest NHRA event of the year.

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Significant rain fall overnight followed by continuing rain today at Willowbank Raceway has forced Jamboree Australia to cancel day two of the Honeywell Garrett Brisbane Jamboree presented by Link ECU and Tuners Edge.

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Qualifying is complete for most classes at the world's biggest radial tyre race, No Mercy 9, with Australian teams putting in strong performances over the week so far – including two more three second cars.

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With qualifying for the 2018 Sunset Strip Nationals now complete, the stage has been set for a full day of exciting racing action at Mildura’s Sunset Strip on Sunday, 23 September.

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Victorian Jarrod Wood became the first racer in Australia to run three seconds over the eighth on a radial tyre with many others clocking plenty of air time at Radial Riot.

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Jamboree Australia and Hi-Tec Oils are pleased to announce an exciting new partnership between the two organisations which will see Hi-Tec Oils as the official oil partner for Jamboree Australia from 2019.

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The Hidden Valley Dragway season has come to a close before the big wet with the running of the N.T Titles to finalise the local track championship season.

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Paul Stephen heads to Mildura’s Sunset Strip Nationals this weekend with one goal in mind: a Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series Supercharged Outlaws championship.

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Rapisarda Autosport International’s 2018 NHRA U.S. Nationals campaign ended at the hands of Californian racer Mike Salinas in round one.


You could argue Jamboree is just a two day event but it becomes almost a week-long test of endurance when you consider the days of testing teams go through before even getting to the event.