fbpx

Don't miss a thing from Drag News Magazine.

Email Address

Sign up for more!

Brought to you by

2019atlanta 14

It's starting to get hot, hot, hot in the NHRA as the tour rolled on to Atlanta Dragway for the NHRA Southern Nationals on May 3-5.

mathesonnitrothunder

When it comes to the explosive world of nitro drag racing, anything can happen. If anyone knows the highs and lows, it would be Australian Top Bike Champion Chris “Nitro Voodoo” Matheson.

Drag News Magazine 39 Cover

Drag News Magazine Issue 39 delves into the fascinating journey of Jay Upton, one of the world's leading nitro bike riders.

7P1A7322

Luke Crowley smashed the six second barrier for Pro Bike at Gulf Western Oil Nitro Thunder on Saturday night in an event that saw impressive performances across the board.

 5CT7045

The three-day version of Street Machine’s Drag Challenge event kicks off tomorrow at Willowbank Raceway. 130 of Australia’s toughest street cars went through scrutineering today, ready for racing to start at 9am tomorrow.

terracivil

Emilio and Adamo Spinozzi come into Gulf Western Oil Nitro Thunder at Sydney Dragway with a totally new combination in their Terra Civil Pro Slammer ready to rumble.

BarryPlumpton PX 959 060419 23

New Zealand's Barry Plumpton teased us with the quickest nitrous passes we have ever seen in Australia at the Gulf Western Oil Mega Race, and now he has entered the record books for the country's first five-second nitrous boosted run with his Camaro.

7P1A4985

John Zappia is approaching the penultimate round of the 2018/19 400 Thunder Pro Slammer Championship with an understanding that nothing short of winning every round will give him the chance of a 12th national title.

 A79Q0607

On of the most competitive categories in the 400 Thunder series , Pro Slammer, will reach a crucial point in the championship chase .

Darren Morgan

For Mildura’s Darren Morgan, racing is in his blood. But for the past 18 months, it has been conspicuous in its relative absence from his life.

7P1A5653

Australian Top Fuel is set for its biggest show in several years, with eight quality dragsters set to take the starters orders at this weekend’s Gulf Western Oil Nitro Thunder. Of the eight nitro pilots in attendance, five have won at least one championship – meaning that this weekend’s event will be one of the toughest on the tour.

7P1A4651

The Gulf Western Oil Nitro Thunder meeting at Sydney Dragway, May 3-4 is shaping up as the most important event of the 2018-19 season for Rapisarda Autosport International.

7P1A5013

Chris Matheson has always been a man on a mission. He is currently leading the Australian Top Bike Championship, and if all goes well at this weekend’s Gulf Western Oil Nitro Thunder, he will be well on the way to take out an unprecedented sixth title.

7P1A4662

Ashley Sanford’s 2018-19 Australian campaign with Rapisarda Autosport International resumes at the Gulf Western Oil Nitro meeting at Sydney Dragway, May 3-4.

7P1A5449

Following months of extended work behind the scenes, Team Bray Racing is looking forward to putting on a show in Pro Slammer at the upcoming Gulf Western Oil Nitro Thunder event at Sydney Dragway (May 3 and 4).

mildura190419 209

A feature of Mildura's Easter Power Sports Festival is the Supercharged Shootout at Sunset Strip where an army of Supercharged Outlaw cars had a shot at an $8000 winner's purse.

IMG 0236 med 1 1110x577

Round one of the 2019 Summit Racing Queensland Championship and the battle for prestigious ANDRA Copper Christmas Trees was held across the Easter long weekend at Roma’s Ironbark Raceway.

57253538 1646162012153624 6743003104582565888 o

NxtGen Pro Stock at the 400 Thunder Super Thunder event once again proved to be another meeting of highs and lows for the Mega Fuels Pro Stock team cars. 

57198784 1646164128820079 7173136039098187776 o

Coming into the Super Thunder Good Friday Easter event at Willowbank Raceway, Chris Matheson found himself in the uncomfortable position of sitting third in the 400 Thunder Top Bike Championship.

PatFirriolo SST 1916 130419 14

After round two of the Atura NSW Championship Series was washed away by eliminations time, round three saw much more forgiving weather conditions as the series contenders start to shape up for their claim to a Sydney Dragway Track Championship.