Brisbane-based Englishman Steve Read has capped off one of the most memorable victories of his career at the Santo’s Cranes Super 3 event at Willowbank Raceway, QLD on Saturday 30th March.
The second and final day of the brand-new Santo’s Cranes Super 3 Extreme Drag Race at Willowbank Raceway has been punctuated by record-breaking passes, thrilling finals and a touch of emotion.
Australia witnessed its quickest ever drag racing pass on Saturday night at Willowbank Raceway when three times world champion Larry Dixon stormed to a 4.503 second time, as Queensland’s own Steve Read doubled up at the Santo’s Cranes Super 3 Extreme Drag Race.
Follow DNA's live coverage of the Extreme 3 Challenge, incorportaing two rounds of the ANDRA Pro Series Championship for Top Fuel and Top Alcohol, right here this Friday and Saturday March 29 and 30. Join our interactive coverage and chat with racers and fans alike from the first race at 4pm each day.
After a dry spell dating back to 2002 at the Queensland facility, Steve Read has walked away with the Winner's Trophy on Day 1 of the Santo's Cranes Super 3 Extreme Drag Race at Willowbank Raceway, QLD.
The brand-new Santo’s Cranes Super 3 Extreme Drag Race event has gotten off to a thrilling start at Willowbank Raceway with track-locals Steve ‘the Pom’ Read (Top Fuel) and Darren Fry (Top Alcohol, debutant) taking victory in their brackets; while visiting US drag racing royalty Larry Dixon kicked off his weekend with an incredible 360 degree spin.
Queenslanders pressed their home turf advantage at the Santo’s Cranes Super 3 Extreme Drag Race at Willowbank Raceway on Good Friday night with Steve Read and Darren Fry taking ANDRA Drag Racing Series wins as US visitor Larry Dixon got a wild introduction to drag racing in Australia.
Top Fuel Australia Limited, whilst not wanting to overshadow the Santos Cranes Super Extreme 3 drag race being conducted at Willowbank Raceway this weekend and the efforts of Santo Rapisarda, will be responding to Sydney Dragway’s recent press release regarding Top Fuel at the Nitro Championships at a more appropriate time.
Sydney Dragway would like to advise that the venue has worked closely with Top Fuel Australia Limited to meet their prize money requirements for the 2013 Sydney Nitro Champs.
With what has been a diabolical wet season for Willowbank Raceway, the clouds did part long enough for the running of the track championship points earner on the 16th March.
For many, Easter conjures up thoughts of brightly coloured Easter eggs and chocolate, At this weekend’s Santo’s Cranes Super 3 event at Willowbank Raceway, QLD, Brisbane’s Steve Read is chasing another bright object - the win light.
Team Bray Racing’s Ben Bray is faced with a race against time as he works to be ready for this Friday and Saturday’s Santo’s Cranes Super 3 Extreme Drag Race event (29/30 March) at home-track Willowbank Raceway.