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As Team Bray Racing continues to come to grips with new transmission set-ups, the Brisbane-based team enjoyed a solid outing at Gulf Western Oil Nitro Thunder at Sydney Dragway.

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The Gulf Western Oil Nitro Thunder delivered plenty of hot performances, including to Drag News Magazines' own Grant Stephens when his computer caught fire post event! While he is still putting some new rods and pistons into the PC, veteran photog John Bosher has stepped up to deliver his gallery.

Scott MacLean will return to the 400 Thunder Pro Slammer series at the upcoming Gulf Western Oil Winternationals at Willowbank Raceway.

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For Jason Hedges, a career best third place in the 400 Thunder Pro Stock Championship for 2017-18 was a sign of more good things to come.

A ray of hope remains for John Zappia in the 2018/19 400 Thunder Pro Slammer championship after he won Nitro Thunder at Sydney Dragway on Saturday.


ANDRA dropped a press release out of left field today, with the news of a partnership that will allow ANDRA members to access discounted NHRA digital membership.

One of the last remaining pro barriers was finally cracked at Sydney Dragway on May 4, 2019 when Queensland's Luke Crowley recorded the first six second pass by a Pro Bike in Australia.

The Mega Fuels team experienced success all round at Gulf Western Oil Nitro Thunder, with a win and two runner ups for the team’s three cars.

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It's starting to get hot, hot, hot in the NHRA as the tour rolled on to Atlanta Dragway for the NHRA Southern Nationals on May 3-5.


When it comes to the explosive world of nitro drag racing, anything can happen. If anyone knows the highs and lows, it would be Australian Top Bike Champion Chris “Nitro Voodoo” Matheson.

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Drag News Magazine Issue 39 delves into the fascinating journey of Jay Upton, one of the world's leading nitro bike riders.


Luke Crowley smashed the six second barrier for Pro Bike at Gulf Western Oil Nitro Thunder on Saturday night in an event that saw impressive performances across the board.


The three-day version of Street Machine’s Drag Challenge event kicks off tomorrow at Willowbank Raceway. 130 of Australia’s toughest street cars went through scrutineering today, ready for racing to start at 9am tomorrow.


Emilio and Adamo Spinozzi come into Gulf Western Oil Nitro Thunder at Sydney Dragway with a totally new combination in their Terra Civil Pro Slammer ready to rumble.

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New Zealand's Barry Plumpton teased us with the quickest nitrous passes we have ever seen in Australia at the Gulf Western Oil Mega Race, and now he has entered the record books for the country's first five-second nitrous boosted run with his Camaro.


John Zappia is approaching the penultimate round of the 2018/19 400 Thunder Pro Slammer Championship with an understanding that nothing short of winning every round will give him the chance of a 12th national title.


On of the most competitive categories in the 400 Thunder series , Pro Slammer, will reach a crucial point in the championship chase .

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For Mildura’s Darren Morgan, racing is in his blood. But for the past 18 months, it has been conspicuous in its relative absence from his life.


Australian Top Fuel is set for its biggest show in several years, with eight quality dragsters set to take the starters orders at this weekend’s Gulf Western Oil Nitro Thunder. Of the eight nitro pilots in attendance, five have won at least one championship – meaning that this weekend’s event will be one of the toughest on the tour.


The Gulf Western Oil Nitro Thunder meeting at Sydney Dragway, May 3-4 is shaping up as the most important event of the 2018-19 season for Rapisarda Autosport International.