Northern Territory Minister for Sport and Recreation Matt Conlan has announced that Alice Springs and the town’s dragway will be beamed into television screens around the country later this year, putting the Centre on the drag racing map.
Team Bray Racing’s Ben Bray re-wrote the record books on Saturday 20 April 2013 when at Willowbank Raceway’s Super Sportsman event he blazed down the Queensland quarter-mile in 6.807 seconds at 202.39 miles per hour in his four cylinder Nissan Altima.
Sydney Dragway will be seeing more nitro than ever before at the Nitro Champs on May 3-5 with Top Fuel dragsters, Nitro Funny Cars and Top Bikes all on track and all burning motorsport’s most famous fuel.
Roma’s Laurie Fitzgerald is one racer who can’t wait to see the 2013 JP Racing Eighth Mile Drag Racing Series return to the new-look Ironbark Raceway come Saturday 27 April 2013.
Those kings of boost were back at Sydney Dragway but despite battling heavy intermittent showers the Sydney Jamboree was run and done eventually…almost!
After a record smashing Easter weekend at the Santos Cranes Super 3 Extreme Drag Race at Willowbank, where Matheson re-wrote history with a 241.80 mph (389.13 kph), 6.04 ET, Matheson is fired up to improve his performance at the upcoming Sydney Dragway Nitro Championships in early May.
The Lancaster, New York based racer will be driving for Australian Sean Mifsud, who is currently out of action due to a broken leg he received in a braking area crash in Portland, Victoria.
Santo’s Cranes Super 3 Extreme event at Willowbank Raceway featuring Top Fuel and Top Alcohol certainly had tongues wagging over the format being implemented. But whether you are for or against the three round format deal, the event was always going to live or die on crowd numbers, and after the vast majority of Good Friday’s massive crowd returned for Saturday then you would have to say it was an undoubted success.
Ironbark Raceway President David Somerfield is predicting big things for this April’s JP Racing Eighth Mile Drag Racing Series round at the Roma drag racing facility following its re-opening last month.
After making the final on both nights of the Santos Cranes Extreme 3, Darren Morgan Racing is back in the number 1 position on the Top Fuel Championship ladder, equal with fellow Victorian Phil Lamattina on 487 points.
Round two of the CQDRA Championship and Benaraby Raceway was held in March, highlight of the event was the debut of the Piranha Racing “Time Traveller” Nostalgia Nitro funny car.
The 2013 Pro Street Shootout season launched at Willowbank Raceway in front of a solid 3000 spectators salivating for another season of tyre smoking wheelstanding passes that only Pro Street delivers.