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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.

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Hot action gallery from East Coast Thunder, which hosts the opening round of the 400 Thunder Professional Drag Racing Championship.

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The last time the Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series visited the Perth Motorplex, Kirstie Wroe took out a hard-fought victory in the Super Street bracket.

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The last time we saw Chris Moore in the Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series, he was taking out the Modified Bike event victory at the ANDRA Grand Final in April of this year.

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The burgeoning Outlaw Radial class will be a highlight of the 46th annual Goldenstate Championships on November 9 at Perth Motorplex, with Ben Pisconeri's stunning Ford Mustang expected to be one of the leading contenders.

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Two years after their infamous crash and in a brand-new Top Fuel dragster, PremiAir Hire Racing has today made a dream comeback to Top Fuel racing by taking victory at the Atlantic Oils East Coast Thunder event.

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Modified racer Angelo Locantro is hoping he can secure back-to-back Goldenstates victories when what is round four of the 2019/2020 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series hits the Perth Motorplex next Saturday (9 November).