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The number of injected nitro cars in Australia is beginning to grow with another pop-burning ride being started for the first time out in Western Australia.


Earlier in the week we reported on a new race car being built by Victoria's Darren Parker which aims to be the Australian version of Chevy's COPO Camaro, a drag-only version of their famous coupe. We decided to do some Photoshopping and see what might have been if Holden and Ford Australia had followed the footsteps of their American counterparts.

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Australian Pro Stock racer Jason Grima sought a new test of his drag racing mettle last year, shipping his 2007 Ford Mustang across the Pacific to compete in NHRA’s Competition Eliminator.

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There's a really cool build underway right now aiming to deliver a vision of what could have been if Holden decided to release a Factory Showdown drag-version of their Commodore.

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The Atura NSW Championship Series at Sydney Dragway became the last drag racing event in the country to be somewhat completed before the world was put in a holding pattern.


Australian chassis builder Joe Gauci's sleek Pro Radial Ford Mustang features in Drag News Magazine #46!

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With so much uncertainty around the Coronavirus, and the recent changes to events due to Covid-19 measures, Willowbank Raceway President Tony Wedlock has confirmed the Raceway’s commitment to conducting the 2020 Gulf Western Oil Winternationals. 

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The RB-powered wars are hotly contested on Australian soil primarily between the TRP (Tony Rigoli Performance) and Maatouks Racing workshop in Sydney. The crown now sits with TRP after bashing out a 6.35 at 222mph last weekend.

In a spot of good news amid cancellations due to COVID-19, the NHRA has announced a set of new dates for the 2020 season, including some rescheduled events and some events that will see the Mello Yello Series portion reduced to two events.


Simon Richards remembers his first experience of drag racing vividly. He was a 12-year-old boy who was into motocross and was competing at a junior state title round in Adelaide.

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If it wasn’t for bad surf, Matthew Grubisa might have never gone drag racing.

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Willowbank Raceway has regretfully announced that the Santo’s Super Thunder Championship Drag Racing event scheduled for Good Friday, April 10 has been cancelled due to the threat posed by the COVID-19 virus, but they are set to continue with a limited number of other events.

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Sydney Dragway has announced they are planning to continue their track championship and street meets while meeting the Federal Government's ban on organised events of over 500 people.

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Perth Motorplex's State Government managing body VenuesWest has announced that the Perth Motorplex season will be ended early to meet new federal restrictions on large gatherings of people.


The announcement by the New Zealand government to require all travellers entering New Zealand to self isolate for 14 days has left Aeroflow Outlaw Nitro Funny Cars and Masterton Motorplex no choice but to cancel the scheduled appearance of the series on March 21.

In response to the rapidly changing developments around COVID-19 (commonly known as Coronavirus) here in Australia and globally, the Australian National Drag Racing Association (ANDRA) issues the following update on upcoming ANDRA-sanctioned events. This update is in line with the restrictions and recommendations issued by Federal and State Government agencies.

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Kevin Gummow will have a new nitro Top Fuel Motorcycle on track next Saturday at Perth Motorplex, following the unveiling of his Triumph-powered ride to family and friends last weekend.

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We previewed John Willard's blown outlaw Anglia a while ago during the building phase, but now we can see the all-but complete version in its bad-ass glory.

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Following a very successful debut of his new race car at the Westernationals, Top Sportsman championship hopeful Vlado Turic is feeling confident heading to the penultimate round of the 2019/2020 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series: this weekend’s Twilight Nationals.