It's been a long road for Simon Travaglini to the pro ranks of Top Doorslammer racing – but after spending over a decade getting his Ford Falcon, nicknamed “BA Baracus”, to the track, he feels now could be his time.
Official testing ahead of the 42nd annual Westernationals concluded yesterday at Perth Motorplex with Andrew Sutton and Lee Bektash leading the way in Top Doorslammer and Pro Stock respectively.
With at least six Nostalgia Nitro cars already entered for this weekends Day of the Drags it will certainly be an event not to miss for nostalgia buffs. The two day event at Sydney Dragway will also feature a return of Wild Bunch plus loads of wicked quick sedans and hot rods, Day of the Drags is old-school drag racing for drag racers and families.
ANDRA Pro Stock points leader Jason Grima has announced that he will be fielding a two car assault for the first time at the 42nd annual Westernationals at Perth Motorplex.
Rapisarda Autosport International has stamped itself as a genuine top ten contender after making the quarter- finals of Top Fuel at the Arizona NHRA Nationals. The rookie team sits in tenth place after two events on the 2013 Mello Yello tour.
Wayne Newby confronted the scene of a dramatic crash in April 2012 to come back and win in Top Alcohol at the Aeroflow Summer Speedfest on Sunday.
Rapisarda Autosport International’s stellar early season form continued with a 3.81/320.51mph pass to qualify in ninth spot for round one of the 2013 NHRA MelloYello Championship at Firebird International Raceway.
Gary Phillips, Chris Matheson and Luke Crowley lead the way in their respective categories following a hot first day of the Aeroflow Summer Speedfest.
Rapisarda Autosport International slapped a 3.81/320.58 mph pass on the table to claim seventh spot after day one of qualifying at the NHRA Arizona Nationals at Firebird International Raceway, Phoenix.
The water has subsided and the 2013 JP Racing Eighth Mile Drag Racing Series was launched with round one at Warwick Dragway.
In addition to the high drama surrounding South African Peter De Wit in the Gravity Storm Jet Dragster, an excellent night of drag racing was staged at Perth Motorplex on Saturday night.
Since 1973, ANDRA has been Australian for drag racing. An organisation of racers for racers, ANDRA continues to ensure safe and fair competition around the country and promotion of the sport.