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It has taken three rain outs over two years to get the Aeroflow Outlaw Nitro Funny Cars event to happen at Meremere Dragway, but the massive crowd who turned up on Sunday, February 23 were rewarded with a top class nitro show.

The return of Top Fuel dragsters is garnering many headlines ahead of the 49th running of the Westernationals at Perth Motorplex, but they won’t be the only pros match racing at Western Australia’s biggest drag racing event.

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The Atura NSW Championship Series at Sydney Dragway is back for another year to decide this year’s track champions.

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2019 Westernationals Modified winner Cory Treasure says he is looking forward to returning to what is his favourite event on the calendar this weekend.

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Craig Hewitt has become one of many drag racers making the switch to radial tyre competition in Australia, taking his beautiful Pro Street Monaro from slicks to stiff sidewalls.

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Drag racing's problems have been well documented over the past five years, but there is a hidden factor far bigger than our straight line niche that is affecting the sport.


The first issue of Drag News Magazine for 2020 is here and to celebrate the new decade we are discounting subscriptions by $20.20.

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Travis Anderson has made the step up to the newest category in the 400 Thunder Sportsman Series - Extreme Bike.

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PremiAir Hire Racing will travel 8,000 kilometres (round trip) for 24 seconds of racing over the next two weeks, and they couldn’t be happier about it.

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The last two times the Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series has visited the Perth Motorplex, local racer Craig Caton has walked away with the Super Street victory aboard his HX GTS Monaro.

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It's a radial overload in Drag News Magazine Issue 45 as we feature high horsepower rides on those 'magic tyres' from all corners of the country.

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When the 49th annual Westernationals hits the Perth Motorplex later this month (29 February – 1 March), it will feature not only the latest round of the 2019/2020 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series, but also the WA Top Doorslammer Challenge as well as Top Fuel Motorcycle and Top Fuel action.

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The Night of Fire at Perth Motorplex threw a couple of jet dragsters into the mix of local championship brackets on Saturday, February 1, 2020.

After two successful events in South East Queensland, Street Machine are moving the three-day Drag Challenge Weekend event to Sydney Dragway for 2020, 3-5 April.

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The blown brawlers headed to South Coast Raceway in Victoria for Wild Bunch Wars on February 8, 2020. Check out the action!

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Eight Aeroflow Outlaw Nitro Funny Cars, a wheelstander and two transporters are in New Zealand awaiting the arrival of their teams and drivers for the first of two series races in New Zealand on February 22 at Meremere Dragway.

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John Zappia's decades of drag racing experience helped prevent a major incident during round four of the WA Summer Slam Series when his Dananni Hotshots/Zappia Racing Monaro lost its parachutes at over 250mph.


From surviving cancer, to becoming an amputee, to riding the most powerful motorcycles on the planet, nitro drag racer Benny Stevens' wild life has been put into words for the first time with the release of his new book Fuelled.


The first new Australian Top Fuel team in some time is aiming for a debut next season on the west coast.

Jim Read Racing welcomed new partner Hydraulink to Top Fuel drag racing in spectacular fashion by setting a new Sydney Dragway track record at Santo's Summer Thunder last weekend, as part of round three of the 400 Thunder Top Fuel Series.