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Ashley Sanford’s 2018-19 Australian campaign with Rapisarda Autosport International resumes at the Gulf Western Oil Nitro meeting at Sydney Dragway, May 3-4.


Following months of extended work behind the scenes, Team Bray Racing is looking forward to putting on a show in Pro Slammer at the upcoming Gulf Western Oil Nitro Thunder event at Sydney Dragway (May 3 and 4).

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A feature of Mildura's Easter Power Sports Festival is the Supercharged Shootout at Sunset Strip where an army of Supercharged Outlaw cars had a shot at an $8000 winner's purse.

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Round one of the 2019 Summit Racing Queensland Championship and the battle for prestigious ANDRA Copper Christmas Trees was held across the Easter long weekend at Roma’s Ironbark Raceway.

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NxtGen Pro Stock at the 400 Thunder Super Thunder event once again proved to be another meeting of highs and lows for the Mega Fuels Pro Stock team cars. 

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Coming into the Super Thunder Good Friday Easter event at Willowbank Raceway, Chris Matheson found himself in the uncomfortable position of sitting third in the 400 Thunder Top Bike Championship.

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After round two of the Atura NSW Championship Series was washed away by eliminations time, round three saw much more forgiving weather conditions as the series contenders start to shape up for their claim to a Sydney Dragway Track Championship.


While drag racing in Australia has many differences to the USA, it is surprising we have never seen the introduction of injected nitro dragsters into the pro ranks. That is set to change with a planned match race at the Gulf Western Oil Winternationals at Willowbank Raceway in June.

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The Good Friday Super Thunder show at Willowbank Raceway was brought to an early end by rain after two rounds of racing were completed for the pro categories.

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Rod Harvey is not the only record smashing Kiwi on Australian shores after Barry Plumpton annihilated Australian nitrous records at the Gulf Western Oil Mega Race.

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Earl McCallum is looking forward to getting in amongst the competition at this weekend’s opening round of the 2019 Summit Racing Queensland Championship at Roma’s Ironbark Raceway (April 20 and 21).


Do you have a few minutes spare to fill out the Australian Drag Racing Survey? We are painting a picture of who races and spectates at drag racing events in Australia.

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We have another extensive photo gallery from the Gulf Western Oil Mega Race at Sydney Dragway thanks to Joe Maday.

Photo Easter 2019 Press Release

Greg & Kim Clayton – GKC Racing, will make their maiden appearance of the 2018 2019 400 Thunder Australian Drag Racing Series at Willowbank Raceway just west of Brisbane this Friday night, April 19.

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Following some major changes and upgrades to his record-holding Nitro Voodoo Top Fuel Motorcycle, Chris Matheson was eagerly looking forward to some track time at the recent Sydney Jamboree.

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King of the Hill grudge racing returned to Calder Park on Saturday night with fields of Radial, Comp and DYO battling for some big bucks.

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The weekend’s ANDRA Grand Final brought the 2018/2019 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series season to a record-breaking conclusion with no less than eight national records reset at the Perth Motorplex event.

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The Aeroflow Outlaw Nitro Funny Car series returned to Sydney Dragway after a two year hiatus, backed by a big bucks sportsman shootout.

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Modified is one of Australian drag racing's most popular brackets, if not its most diverse.

Steven Barnett dropped one of the most epic runs at the 2019 Sydney Jamboree a few weeks ago when he reset the record for the quickest pass by an Australian 13B rotary motor.