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While drag racing in Australia has many differences to the USA, it is surprising we have never seen the introduction of injected nitro dragsters into the pro ranks. That is set to change with a planned match race at the Gulf Western Oil Winternationals at Willowbank Raceway in June.

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The Good Friday Super Thunder show at Willowbank Raceway was brought to an early end by rain after two rounds of racing were completed for the pro categories.

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Rod Harvey is not the only record smashing Kiwi on Australian shores after Barry Plumpton annihilated Australian nitrous records at the Gulf Western Oil Mega Race.

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Earl McCallum is looking forward to getting in amongst the competition at this weekend’s opening round of the 2019 Summit Racing Queensland Championship at Roma’s Ironbark Raceway (April 20 and 21).


Do you have a few minutes spare to fill out the Australian Drag Racing Survey? We are painting a picture of who races and spectates at drag racing events in Australia.

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We have another extensive photo gallery from the Gulf Western Oil Mega Race at Sydney Dragway thanks to Joe Maday.

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Greg & Kim Clayton – GKC Racing, will make their maiden appearance of the 2018 2019 400 Thunder Australian Drag Racing Series at Willowbank Raceway just west of Brisbane this Friday night, April 19.

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Following some major changes and upgrades to his record-holding Nitro Voodoo Top Fuel Motorcycle, Chris Matheson was eagerly looking forward to some track time at the recent Sydney Jamboree.

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King of the Hill grudge racing returned to Calder Park on Saturday night with fields of Radial, Comp and DYO battling for some big bucks.

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The weekend’s ANDRA Grand Final brought the 2018/2019 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series season to a record-breaking conclusion with no less than eight national records reset at the Perth Motorplex event.

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The Aeroflow Outlaw Nitro Funny Car series returned to Sydney Dragway after a two year hiatus, backed by a big bucks sportsman shootout.

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Modified is one of Australian drag racing's most popular brackets, if not its most diverse.

Steven Barnett dropped one of the most epic runs at the 2019 Sydney Jamboree a few weeks ago when he reset the record for the quickest pass by an Australian 13B rotary motor.

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Craige Lewis has tasted Grudge Kings success before, but this year he will be taking on the $50K challenge with new weaponry.

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John Zappia's new Noonan engine combination paid off immediately at Perth Motorplex on Sunday as he wrapped up the win in the Summer Slam bracket as part of the ANDRA Grand Finals.

Sam Gullotto reset his own record for the quickest LS-powered car in Australia over the weekend in Perth with a 6.587 at 207mph.

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Willowbank Raceway has issued a statement in response to the withdrawal of several Top Fuel teams from the Santo's Super Thunder event causing the cancellation of the bracket at the event.

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The ANDRA Grand Finals saw both national and state drag racing champions crowned on Sunday at Perth Motorplex in a weekend of record times and close racing.

Three Top Fuel teams have made announcements that they will not be competing at Santo's Super Thunder at Willowbank Raceway, saying the venue advised that a catch net at the end of the braking area would not be in place for the event.

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The 2018/2019 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series has drawn to a spectacular close with the Perth Motorplex’s ANDRA Grand Finals event this weekend.