With only two Group 1 events left on the Australian National Drag Racing Championship calendar, racers are moving into top gear as they seek to gain as many points as they can prior to the season finale - Summit Racing Equipment Drag Racing Grand Finals – at Adelaide International Raceway on March 31st and April 1st.
It’s a given that when you win something, you want to have another crack at it. Be it a scratch and win ticket, poker machine or winning a championship.
When Team Bray racer Ben Bray spends his birthday (March 2nd) flying to Perth, he will be flying over the heads of Team Bray members Andrew ‘Andy’ Gault and Bernie who will be driving TBR’s Gulf Western Oil Transporter across the Nullarbor in time for the Westernationals (Perth Motorplex: March 4-5).
We just didn't snap cars and bikes at the ANDRA Australian Nationals, check out our shots featuring faces from the races and all the great atmosphere at the event.
While we are in a slight break between championship events, you can revisit all the highlights from the ANDRA Australian Nationals in our Drag News Magazine action gallery.
Jason Hedges Racing (JHR) are teaming up with Australian Pro Stock exports and current NHRA Pro Stock Team RTR Rob Tucker Racing for the upcoming Santo’s Super Thunder Event at Willowbank Raceway (QLD) on April 14 (Easter Good Friday).
This Friday evening it will be game on once again as grudge racers call out and dash for cash over the Sydney Dragway short track, all for bragging rights and the chance to win a bunch of cash.
For the Top Alcohol category, the Westernationals will be their second opportunity to gain valuable points in the 2016/17 ANDRA Drag racing Series.
Gulf Western Oil has confirmed their commitment to Drag Racing by expanding their commitment to both Sydney Dragway and 400 Thunder in becoming the Naming Rights Partner of the Nitro Thunder.
It would appear that the 46th annual Westernationals has the potential to become one of the greatest Top Doorslammer showdowns ever. The numbers being thrown around are definitely close to the 20-car count battling it out for eight positions. Now that’s got to be exciting for the fans.
Australia is soon to have another nitro bike in its ranks with the reveal of John Zahra's new Kawasaki.
We have all seen the spectacular accident involving Top Fuel racer Peter Xiberras at the Santo's Summer Thunder event at Sydney Dragway - but not from these angles.