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Willowbank Raceway’s inaugural Dash 4 Cash event saw incredibly close racing despite stifling forty-degree heat stressing drivers, riders and crews to the limit. The difficult conditions were no match for the lure of $7,500 in cash and prizes spread across the Car, Gasoline Alley Harley Davidson Bikes and SCG Racing Parts Junior Dragster as some of the best DYO racers in the land chased the big payouts.

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The Luki Soldatic driven LS Autoworks Honda Civic came perilously close to a seven second pass with an 8.009 at recent Sydney Dragway Full Throttle Friday event.

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On a big weekend of sportsman racing with both ANDRA Summit Sportsman Series and 400 Thunder Sportsman Series rounds being run on opposing sides of the country, the East Coast saw the 400 Thunder Sportsman Series cranked up at Willowbank Raceway in association with a Jet Car feature. 

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One-day race events are always action-packed from start to finish and the 2018 Goldenstates at the Perth Motorplex was no exception.

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A combination of a 400 Thunder Sportsman round and Darren Di Filippo's touring Jet Funny Cars entertained fans at Willowbank Raceway on December 1, 2018.

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Australian Scott Porter has edged closer to putting the first Nissan motor into the fives with a stunning 6.03 pass today at Orlando Speed World Dragway as part of the World Sport Compact Finals.

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Queensland's Collin Willshire struck back in the fight for the world's quickest four cylinder sedan at Orlando Speed World Dragway on Thursday night, hitting a new best of 6.200/225mph.

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Seventeen year old Hayley Xiberras is following in the footsteps of her father, Peter Xiberras, when it comes to developing a passion for all things drag racing.

Kyle Putland had plenty on his plate before coming out to race at the Perth Motorplex season opener just over a fortnight ago.

Angelo Locantro’s dragster survived just long enough to take home a Modified win from the opening event of the season and he is hoping for a more trouble free event at the 45th Annual Goldenstate Championships this Saturday, December 1 at Perth Motorplex.

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Western Australia’s Craig Gilbert will compete in only his second ever Competition Bike event at the Perth Motorplex’s Goldenstates event this Saturday (December 1).

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North Queensland's Palmyra Dragway is back in action following major upgrades to the racing surface and barriers, which had been badly damaged by a cyclone and flooding.

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Last week, a group of people announced a plan that would hopefully lead to a dedicated drag strip in Melbourne.

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The group that proposed and received a pre-election commitment to build the Colosseum of Drag Racing for Melbourne has vowed to continue their pursuit after the Matthew Guy-led Liberal/Nationals coalition was defeated in the Victorian State Election.

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Bibra Lakes’ Martin Mirco is hoping for some birthday luck at next Saturday’s 45th annual running of the Goldenstates at his home-track, the Perth Motorplex.

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Sydney photographer John Bosher was on the scene at East Coast Thunder to provide his unique take on the action through the lens.

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Mark Drew is arguably Australia's leading Nitro Harley rider, holding the national record for v-twins and a former national champion in Top Bike.

Tyronne Tremayne took home some good points in the opening round of the 400 Thunder Pro Stock season, despite not quite achieving the finish he wanted.

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The title of "Australia's quickest street car" is often a disputed one. Some people believe the car should be regularly used as a street car, while others are happy to see cars come off a trailer and bomb a single pass.

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Michelle Davies ticked off a hard fought racing goal to run a five second pass last Friday night at Sydney Dragway.