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The Atlantic Oils East Coast Thunder delivered a stellar day of drag racing in front of a huge crowd to kick off the 2019-20 400 Thunder Championship Series on Saturday.


The first qualifying sessions of the 2019/2020 400 Thunder season are in the books following day one of East Coast Thunder at Sydney Dragway.

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After spending the year travelling the world performing DJ sets, Carl Cox got back into the seat of his turbocharged Ford Capri and immediately knocked out a personal best time this week in testing.


With a reputation for producing some of Australia's quickest 2JZ powered drag cars, the Gas Racing stable is getting a bit of a shake up with the return of Po Tung and Frank Tarabay moving to a new car.

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The Shannons Insurance Power Palooza featured three drag racing, speedway and burnouts all on the same night, attracting thousands of spectators to Perth Motorplex for their 2019/2020 season opener.

As a new 400 Thunder season beckons with the running of the opening round, East Coast Thunder, this Friday and Saturday, John Zappia believes the championship is wide open.

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With East Coast Thunder set to fire up this Friday, there has been plenty of testing in the professional ranks in the week leading up to the event, as a number of racers grabbed some early data on what is predicted to be hot conditions.

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Rapisarda Autosport International will field an unchanged line up at the opening round of the 400 Thunder season at Sydney Dragway, November 1-2.

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For Atlantic Oils, the naming rights sponsor for this weekend’s East Coast Thunder at Sydney Dragway, all signs are pointing towards a stellar event for the first-time event sponsor.

There is nothing quite like the start of a new championship drag racing season to get the blood pumping for Chris Matheson.


There's new cars breaking cover left, right and centre in Western Australia right now as their drag racing season gets warmed up, and the latest is Connor Begley's tough radial tyre Holden one tonner.

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Former Top Fuel champion Phil Lamattina has returned to the driver's seat for the first time since 2015 in the Carrot Kings dragster.

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Racers battled high winds but conquered the sixth round of the Sydney Dragway track championship series in an entertaining day of sportsman racing.

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Emilio Spinozzi has been making more test runs than almost anyone else in the Pro Slammer field ahead of he and brother Adamo's sophomore season in the 400 Thunder Professional Drag Racing Series, which begins on November 1 and 2 at Sydney Dragway's East Coast Thunder event.

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Australia has never seen an event like the Aeroflow World Fuel Altered Challenge. In this special issue of Drag News Magazine we speak with the brave drivers behind drag racing's wildest machines - the AA/FAs! Ron Hope, Randy Bradford and Brian Hope discuss their Australian journey and just what makes cars like Rat Trap and Pure Hell so amazing to fans.

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Western Australian Super Sedan racer Andy Kahle is building a radical new drag car with a great cause in mind.

Jamboree Australia Pty Ltd and Swan Hill Dragway have both agreed that the Melbourne Jamboree at Swan Hill Dragway on November 16/17 will not go ahead due to issues with the racing surface.

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Adelaide International Raceway is getting some much-needed love for its top end safety barriers.

A new 400 Thunder Top Fuel season is right around the corner and there are some changes and shuffling afoot among Australia's fastest drag racing teams.

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