Despite doing its best, the weather could not dampen Day of the Drags 2013 edition, persistence by Sydney Dragway and event organisers ensured the event was completed as best it could and everyone in attendance still had a rockabilly draggin’ good time.
The Top Alcohol, Top Bike and Pro Stock Motorcycle Pro Series accompanied by the Aeroflow Sportsman series rolled into Adelaide International Raceway for a two wide war. It was the first time in over ten years a ANDRA Sportsman series event has been held at the venue and it would be a testing feat for everyone with furnace temperatures reached over the weekend.
Co-tuner Tino Rapisarda will be flying solo for Rapisarda Autosport International at this weekends’ 44th Annual NHRA Gatornationals in Florida with his fellow tuner Santo Rapisarda Jr. electing to stay home in Sydney to prep the Damien Harris entry for the Santo’s Cranes Super 3 Extreme meeting at Willowbank Raceway on March 29-30.
Heathcote to Portland to Perth the Queensland based United Tools Top Doorslammer team has been clocking up the miles, here is the low down from team.
The Australian National Drag Racing Association together with Sydney Dragway held a “short, fast and loud” display at the Top Gear Festival over the weekend at Sydney Motorsport Park.
Queensland’s premier drag racing facility is set for a Mad March with no less than three events to hit the Willowbank Raceway quarter-mile over the next three weekends.
Three-time ANDRA Top Bike champion Chris Matheson is set to hit Willowbank Raceway later this month (29-30 March) in pursuit of becoming the first ever ‘five second’ nitro-powered bike pilot in Australia.
With inclement weather the each day of the week leading up to the first Cruzin’ Magazine Nostalgia Drags for 2013, more than a few prayers were being uttered to the drag racing gods.
Victorian ANDRA Pro Stock driver Chris Soldatos has returned from Western Australia with a runner up finish at the recent 42nd annual Westernationals at Perth Motorplex.
If Drag Racing isn’t fighting against the rain it’s a battle against the heat & when the temps hit the high 30’s this past weekend, that’s exactly what the teams had to do @ Adelaide International Raceway.
Eliminations for the 42nd Westernationals started last Sunday with a magnificent day and by 6pm the temperature had dipped to 25 degrees C (77.f F) with 66% humidity and 1900ft corrected air.
The Santo’s Cranes Super 3 Extreme Drag Race at Willowbank Raceway will play host to NHRA royalty later this month when three-time NHRA Top Fuel champion Larry Dixon and renowned crew chief Lee Beard jet ‘down under’ to join the Rapisarda International Autosport team at the 29-30 March event.