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A blazing summer day did little to stop John Zappia from racking up yet another win at Perth Motorplex, this time in the Top Comp bracket as part of round three of the WA Drag Racing Championships.

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The chutes were pulled on the 2019 Atura NSW Championship Series at Sydney Dragway with track championships decided under a blanket of bushfire smoke haze.

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At the weekend’s South Coast Nationals, Michael Hanrahan of Haddon in Victoria broke-through for his first ever ANDRA Christmas Tree.

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The Australian drag radial scene continues to strengthen with Michael Vlasakakis and Vince Morabito dropping photos on Facebook of their new outlaw radial Pontiac Firehawk.

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Last Saturday saw the first hit out for the new Darryl Stephen owned two-car Pro Stock team.

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Early wet weather could not put a dampener on the spirits of more than 165 racers as they chased glory at South Coast Raceway’s 2019 South Coast Nationals last weekend.

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Another former Pro Mod Mustang is heading to Australian shores as the Pro Extreme class continues to expand in Australia.

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Sam Cardinale may be only two events into his first ever racing season but he is already turning heads in the Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series in his Top Sportsman full tube chassis Chevy Camaro.

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After finding the set-up ‘sweet spot’ with his 1968 Chev Camaro recently, Lance Larcombe is looking forward to heading to this weekend’s South Coast Nationals.

People have many different reasons for choosing to go drag racing, with some racers looking to scare themselves silly while others are driven by the competition.

There’s a saying in life that you can be doing everything right, but sometimes the wheels just fall off. Modified drag racer Nick Panagopoulos was perhaps contemplating that statement after a bizarre final round of the WA Drag Racing Championships at Perth Motorplex.


The world's fastest DJ, Carl Cox, has spun the wheels for the first time in Australia in his new Pro Extreme twin turbo Mustang during some private test days at Sydney Dragway.


Just in time for Christmas, Drag News Magazine Issue 44 is ready to order! We reckon a subscription makes a great Christmas gift.

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A rebuilt 'GODRX2' owned by Dom Perri rocked up to a Sydney Dragway private test day looking more like it should be running for Summernats Grand Champion, not the quarter mile.

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Despite a break for rain, the penultimate round of the Atura NSW Championship Series reached its conclusion as track championship titles pictures come into focus.

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John Zappia took out the first WA Summer Slam Series event of the season in his Holden Monaro Top Doorslammer, but the veteran racer thinks a performance opportunity may have gone begging.


IHRA Australia are set to introduce Junior Drag Bikes at the upcoming New Year's Thunder event at Willowbank Raceway.

The Australian National Drag Racing Association has released its rule submissions from members which are in consideration for the 2020/21 ANDRA Rulebook.

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John Zappia took some convenient luck to win the opening round of the WA Summer Slam Series on Saturday at Perth Motorplex.

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The WA Summer Slam Series kicks off this Saturday at Perth Motorplex with a strong field of the quickest Top Doorslammers in the country ready to face off.