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People have many different reasons for choosing to go drag racing, with some racers looking to scare themselves silly while others are driven by the competition.

There’s a saying in life that you can be doing everything right, but sometimes the wheels just fall off. Modified drag racer Nick Panagopoulos was perhaps contemplating that statement after a bizarre final round of the WA Drag Racing Championships at Perth Motorplex.


The world's fastest DJ, Carl Cox, has spun the wheels for the first time in Australia in his new Pro Extreme twin turbo Mustang during some private test days at Sydney Dragway.


Just in time for Christmas, Drag News Magazine Issue 44 is ready to order! We reckon a subscription makes a great Christmas gift.

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A rebuilt 'GODRX2' owned by Dom Perri rocked up to a Sydney Dragway private test day looking more like it should be running for Summernats Grand Champion, not the quarter mile.

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Despite a break for rain, the penultimate round of the Atura NSW Championship Series reached its conclusion as track championship titles pictures come into focus.

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John Zappia took out the first WA Summer Slam Series event of the season in his Holden Monaro Top Doorslammer, but the veteran racer thinks a performance opportunity may have gone begging.


IHRA Australia are set to introduce Junior Drag Bikes at the upcoming New Year's Thunder event at Willowbank Raceway.

The Australian National Drag Racing Association has released its rule submissions from members which are in consideration for the 2020/21 ANDRA Rulebook.

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John Zappia took some convenient luck to win the opening round of the WA Summer Slam Series on Saturday at Perth Motorplex.

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The WA Summer Slam Series kicks off this Saturday at Perth Motorplex with a strong field of the quickest Top Doorslammers in the country ready to face off.

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It is with regret that the Australian National Drag Racing Association and Adelaide Drag Race Promotions announce that the decision has been made to cancel the remainder of the Rowe Memorial event.

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Goldenstates Competition Bike top qualifier, runner-up and DD/CB MPH record breaker (169.21mph) Phill Paton is one of more than 180 racers set to visit Adelaide International Raceway this Saturday for the Rowe Memorial.

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Nathan Farrugia snapped up bragging rights of Australia's quickest radial car over the quarter mile last weekend with a 6.55 at 215mph blast at Sydney Dragway.


Richie Crampton showed from the opening round of the NHRA World Finals he was not going to end his season with a whimper.

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The Australian bracket racer is an under-appreciated species. While you can near enough to make a living bracket racing in the USA, down under our most dedicated teams are doing it all for the points.


Drag News Magazine tells the stories of Australian drag racers, our events and our race cars and bikes, every six weeks. It's 64 printed pages of bulk horsepower content.


Under smoke-filled skies, the Aeroflow Outlaw Nitro Funny Cars returned to Willowbank Raceway alongside the Queensland Drag Racing Championship on November 9.

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John Zappia's first round loss in the opening round of the 400 Thunder season wasn't the way the former champion wanted to start his season, but with more power than he can use in his Holden Monaro Pro Slammer, Zappia is optimistic for events to come.

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Zara Board has taken a very emotional victory at the Perth Motorplex’s Goldenstates event, which marks round four of the national 2019/2020 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series.