ANDRA Top Doorslammer pilot Murray O’Connor heads to the Nitro Champs in Sydney this weekend with one thing on his mind – to beat the best.
Reigning five times back to back ANDRA Top Doorslammer Champion John Zappia has arrived in Sydney Australia for Round 5 of the Australian Championship at the prestigious Nitro Champs this weekend - set to do battle with the other 17 competitors.
The 2013 Nitro Champs at Sydney Dragway is shaping up to be one of the very best. With Darren Morgan and Phil Lamattina locked in equal 1st position on 487 points, round 8 of the ANDRA Top Fuel Championships will be a knock 'm down, drag 'm out affair with victory catapulting the winner to the top of the leader board.
For most racers, the week leading up to a big race is usually spent in garages and sheds making last minute adjustments, fine tuning and looking for any performance advantage they can gain over their opposition.
He might have spent 11 months out of the driver’s seat of the world’s fastest accelerating vehicles, but three times Australian Top Fuel champion Phil Read doesn’t have nerves ahead of his return at this weekend’s Nitro Champs, just a pure desire to win.
This Friday, Saturday and Sunday (3-5 May 2013) at Sydney Dragway, Team Bray Racing’s Victor and Ben Bray will line up amongst a field of more than 20 Top Doorslammers for the infamous Nitro Champs event.
Jason Grima expanded to a two car assault team at the Westernationals with Grima driving the PC Group Ford Mustang while NHRA racer and team adviser Brandon Huhtala was steering the ‘Blue’ Mustang, the partnership will reignite at the Nitro Champs.
Fraser Motorcycles sponsored Bad Bones Racing Top Fuel Harley is ready to go up against rival Chris Matheson and the rest of the Top Fuel Bike competition as the season reaches its mid-point at the 2013 Nitro Champs at Sydney Dragway on May 3-5.
Mopar factory driver Lee Bektash says Pro Stock is likely to become a six second free for all with cool, clear conditions forecast for this weekend’s Nitro Champs at Sydney Dragway.
It has been a hectic time for Western Australian Top Alcohol racer Adam Marchant in the lead up to the Nitro Champs in Sydney with a major rebuild of his dragster now complete.
When it comes to international experience driving 8000 horsepower nitro Top Fuel dragsters, few have more runs under the belt than Avon, Indiana-based Tommy Johnson Jr.
It is now planned Tommy Johnson Jr will replace Larry Dixon in the seat of the Rapisarda Autosports International Top Fuel Dragster at the upcoming Nitro Champs, with Lee Beard returning to assist in the tuning duties.