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It’s the early nineties, and a teenaged Joe Kurtovic has just walked into Eastern Creek Raceway. The sound of the announcers bellows through the air and most fans make a beeline for the Top Fuel teams in the garages. Not so Joe.

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Hidden Valley Drag Strip's Nitro Up North event underwent a transformation this year, with a switch from the 400 Thunder series and Top Fuel exhibitions to a round of the Aeroflow Outlaw Nitro Funny Cars.

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Drag racing fans can look forward to an exciting year ahead after the 400 Thunder Professional Series calendar for the 2019-2020 season was revealed by Australian Professional Drag Racing.

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 Weather forced the postponement of Grudge Kings 2K19 until July 20, but a few breaks in the weather allowed some important testing to take place across the weekend.


Victoria's Frank Marchese's recently put his Ford XW to the test on a hub dyno, with impressive results.

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The Hidden Valley Track Championship is swinging into gear with round three, check out who won what, and a gallery courtesy of Craig Radcliffe.

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Pro Stock driver Shane Tucker will not be competing during the historic three race western swing due to business commitments with this Dallas-based company, Auzmet Architectural.

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After nearly thirty years heading up Australia’s largest and most successful sport compact drag racing festival, Garrett Jamboree co-founder Ray Box, recently announced his retirement from the Jamboree.


Take a giant supercharged Hemi, put it into a classic Australian muscle car, and this is the resulting madness!

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New Zealand's Barry Plumpton has been decimating Australian nitrous records this year, but there is now a local challenger preparing to debut a former NHRA championship-winning Pro Modified Pontiac Firebird.

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The Kenda Tires 660 Radial Series saw yet another healthy event in what has quickly become one of the biggest grass roots racing series in the country.


The new car on the Aeroflow Outlaw Nitro Funny Car block, the King Kong Trans-Am, will be driven by one of the most experienced racers in the field, Andrew Katavatis, on Saturday July 13 at Hidden Valley Dragway.


South Australia’s Danny Rickard has taken his v-twin obsession to the next level, stepping into the nitro ranks.

Team Bray Racing has celebrated its naming rights partner of two and a half years, Gulf Western Oil, following the conclusion of the team’s 2018/2019 racing season.


Sam and Lorenzo Gullotto's record setting LS-powered Pontiac graces the cover of Drag News Magazine's 40th issue.

One of the most iconic racetracks in Australia, Hidden Valley Drag Strip, will host a huge field of flame-throwing Aeroflow Outlaw Nitro Funny Cars for the very first time on Saturday July 13.

400 Thunder has announced several rule changes for the 2019/20 season and beyond, including the merger of two major sportsman classes.


Queensland Pro Stock driver Wayne Daley is bringing some new weaponry to the Pro Stock right with an ex-Allen Johnson Dodge Dart being readied for competition.