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Long time Sydney racer Peter Byrne has teamed up with John Gauci for a crack at Supercharged Outlaws after Gauci purchased Rob Coote's beautiful supercharged altered earlier in the year.


Another turbocharged Pro Mod is heading for Australian shores, with the ex-Jose Gonzalez 'Eleanor' Shelby GT500 Ford Mustang on its way for the world's fastest DJ, Carl Cox.


With the Brisbane Jamboree coming up this weekend, racers have been getting an early look at the track through testing. Here's some of the action so far!


A refreshed Pro Slammer is set to hit the track soon with Queensland's Rob Harrington showing off his 'Bad Influence II' Holden Monaro for the first time.

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The Ladies of Speed at the 2019 Garrett Advancing Motion Brisbane Jamboree are some of the toughest and quickest racers in the business. Racing everything from compact sedans to dragsters, 4 cylinders to V8s, and Datsun 1200s to Holden Commodores. From all over Australia these women are ready to compete across all categories on an equal battlefield with the men at the Brisbane Jamboree this weekend.

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Rod and Emily Williams, the father-daughter duo from Dalby Queensland, will take to the track from the 24-25th of August and compete against each other for the first time in the Extreme bracket at the 2019 Garrett Advancing Motion Brisbane Jamboree.

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Levi Addison may be new to the Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series but that isn’t holding him back – with just two rounds under his belt, he is leading the Modified Bike standings and has already clinched one ANDRA Christmas Tree.


The Nissan R35 GTR has a reputation for being one of the fiercest production cars available, and the four wheel drive, six cylinder-powered beasts have been a common sight at drag racing events around the country - with the Australian record for the brand recently being reset.

John Zappia went back to his match racing roots on a tour of central and northern Australia over the past few weeks in the Fuchs Monaro.


Crashes are part and parcel of all motorsports, including drag racing, but this wall-slap from Danny Makdessi's gorgeous four-door Valiant was one of the stranger ones we have seen recently.

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As the radial tyre movement grows, we are seeing more and more purpose built radial race cars arriving at tracks, like this Mustang stunner out of Profab.

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Leading Australian Top Fuel team Rapisarda Autosport International will race at the 65th annual Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway, Indianapolis, Aug 29-Sept 2.

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The 2019 Nitto Performance Engineering GT-R Festival hosted by Motive DVD saw over 300 GT-Rs converge on Sydney Dragway, as the event continues to grow as one of the largest gatherings in the world.


After a three race hiatus NHRA Pro Stock racer Shane Tucker is ready to get back on track this weekend at the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway.

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The 2019 Junior Dragster Nationals once again brought together drag racing's youngest drivers from across the continent to take part in two days of fun and social competition at Mildura's Sunset Strip.

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Benny Stevens delivered some quick performances during the Nitro Harley Challenge as part of the 2019 All Bike Drags at Queensland's Benaraby Dragway last weekend.


Rod Harvey's 2JZ-powered Toyota Camry has moved ever closer to the world record after a 5.708 blast in testing ahead of the Jamboree.

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The NT Nats saw some of the best sportsman racers from around the country head north to Darwin's Hidden Valley Drag Strip for two days of racing.

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Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series competitors have impressed at Darwin’s Hidden Valley Drag Strip this weekend for the NT Nationals – round two of the 2019/2020 Series.