Australia's newest dragstrip has opened for business. Springmount Raceway felt the sound of rumbling engines for the first time at a members only test day to check the venue operations ahead of its official opening on March 19.
Located a hour west of Cairns near the township of Mareeba, Springmount is a full quarter mile dragstrip with quite possibly the most stunning mountain backdrop or any dragstrip in the land.
The Grand Opening event will feature a pair of Aeroflow Outlaw Nitro Funny Cars to give the local a taste of nitro before the whole show rocks up on August 6th.
The members only test day gave the venue a chance to work on procedures and iron out any kinks and racers to break in the new concrete.
There is also a dedicated burnout pad for those wanting to shred some steel belts.
The Grand Opening event is on March 19, and has already in excess of 100 racers entered.
Check out these snaps from the test day courtesy of Photos By Sandi.