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The inaugural Summit Racing Queensland Championship dodged the forecasted rain and produced an outstanding weekend of ANDRA Sportsman drag racing at Palmyra Dragway on the weekend of July 1-2.

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Trolling Facebook has shown us a serious looking S15 that will be coming out of the Team Karam Racing camp in the not to distant future.

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The Drag News team has emerged from transit and got to work on the final day of photos from the 2017 Gulf Western Oil Winternationals, Australia's largest drag racing event. 

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Drag News Magazine #21 feature car [JUNII] owned and steered by Robert Marjan out of Croyden Racing Developments has smashed the Street GT-R World Record at Sydney Dragway again.


Western Australia’s drag racing rider of the year Zoe Nieuwhof has nominated for Nitro Up North, aiming to make her mark on Darwin for the first time.


Champion Super Stock racer Steven Norman has made sure he will stand out from the rest of the field with the debut of his striking new D/GA BMW M3 coupe.


Australian drag racing fans got to witness another 4.4 second run during qualifying for the Gulf Western Oil Winternationals but an unfortunate rain shower with one pass remaining in Top Fuel's final qualifying session brought an end to the night.

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Four-time Australian Top Fuel Champion Darren Morgan is ready to take the win this weekend at the 50th Winternationals.


At the opening round of the Summit Racing QLD Drag Racing Championships on the weekend you could of been forgiven for thinking you were watching a burnout event when Supercharged Outlaws racer Mark Eves appeared to perform a tip-in with his Corvette.


Australians are known for their ingenuity across all walks of life, but in the high speed world of drag racing there is one family that stands out.


The Gulf Western Oil Winternationals delivered spectacular action over its second day but at the conclusion of racing everybody was talking about 'that' run.


The CEO of ANDRA has recommended a new structure which the Board has approved.

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Hidden Valley Drag Strip's track championship has put their third round into the books following a big weekend of racing at the venue over Friday and Saturday.

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After more than 35 years on Willowbank Raceway’s board of management, including 32 years as president, John 'Stomper' Winterburn has stood down.


Les Rodgie's Vanishing Point Funny Car took a big hit in Supercharged Outlaws qualifying during the 50th annual Gulf Western Oil Winternationals.

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The Aeroflow Outlaw Nitro Funny Car stable stretched their legs in a big way recently at Sydney Dragway, taking advantage of some prime conditions and the new track surface to lay down some astonishingly quick numbers.

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Reigning 400 Thunder Top Fuel Motorcycle champion Chris Matheson and his Nitro Voodoo Team are making their final preparations for the Nitro Up North season opener in Darwin later this month.

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The fourth and final day of the 50th Gulf Western Oil Winternationals was set to be a fitting finale of what had been an incredible season of 400 Thunder action, before mother nature had other ideas. Early morning showers gave way to what was (at times) torrential rain in the afternoon, eventually forcing the abandonment of the event, despite the best efforts of the Willowbank track crew to dry the track.

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Fireballing utes, wheelstanding roadsters, crashing funny cars - we couldn't believe some of the stuff we saw today.

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Peter Xiberras returned to the track last week for the first time since a crash at Sydney Dragway in January.

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It’s far from wet season in the Northern Territory, but one drag racer will be aiming to break a two decade drought when he competes at Nitro Up North on July 21 and 22 at Hidden Valley Drag Strip.


We have been following the war for the Street GT-R World Record since featuring the then record holder Robert Marjan in Drag News Magazine #21. Well over two days last week, the three main combatants went all out at Sydney Dragway.

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The pits are enormous here at the 2017 Gulf Western Oil Winternationals, so we've been navigating them once again to hunt down the cool stories building at this year's event ahead of the commencement of pro qualifying tonight.

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Defending Australian 400 Thunder Pro Stock Champion Lee Bektash will bring to a close his Pro Stock Career this weekend at the Gulf Western Oil 50th Winternationals at Queensland’s Willowbank Raceway.

Kerry Tremayne has reflected on the performances of his sons and the MEGA Racing Pro Stock team following a successful, but rollercoaster, season.


The world of Top Fuel drag racing has been wrapped in excitement since the announcement of Lamattina Top Fuel Racing’s new driver, Kelly Bettes.


Couldn't be trackside for opening day of the Winters? Don't worry - we've got you sorted.

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The last time Pro Stock fan favorite Shane Tucker arrived at New England Dragway, he qualified No. 4 and went to the second round of eliminations after defeating John Gaydosh in 2014. Three years later, Tucker is looking forward to competing at the New England Nationals once again and taking on the NHRA’s strenuous four-in-a-row ‘eastern swing’ in the month of June.


Top Doorslammer has proved to be one of the great success stories of Australian drag racing. Since its introduction in 1995 the bracket has attracted strong fields and a faithful following of fans.


Australian Top Doorslammer champion John Zappia will be leasing a Noonan Race Engineering Pro Mod to race in the USA in under two months.


Sportsman qualifying is underway for the 50th Gulf Western Oil Winternationals. Check out the current leaders!

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NHRA Top Fuel star Richie Crampton will drive Alex Laughlin’s Gas Monkey Energy Drink A/Fuel Dragster at this weekend’s Division Three Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event in Chicago.


The Gulf Western Oil Winternationals was nothing short of a records powerhouse and one of the most impressive performances of the weekend was Ace Edwards' 7.10/196mph, the quickest ever run from a no-bar bike in Australia.

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This coming weekend at the NHRA Thunder Valley race, Australian Top Fuel Harley-Davidson rider Benny Stevens is set to have the ride of his life racing against some of the best nitro-burning Harley racers in the world!

Drag News Magazine readers have voted on their favourites to win the pro categories of the 50th Gulf Western Oil Winternationals this weekend at Willowbank Raceway.

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With the 50th Gulf Western Oil Winternationals coming up, we thought we'd take a look at the 40th anniversary event from 2007 at Willowbank Raceway.

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Kelly Bettes moved on to the final stage of her testing and licensing procedures today at Willowbank Raceway and has just laid down an awesome 4.66 at 326mph to become the quickest and fastest Australian woman in drag racing.


Nikki Hepburn etched her name again in the Sport Compact history books at the 50th Winternationals with the world's first radial tyre six second Sport Compact pass.

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The 2017 Gulf Western Oil Winternationals are underway at Queensland's Willowbank Raceway. We've spent most of today so far touring the pits and checking out the amazing variety in the over 500 entries. 

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Do you think you can pick the winners for the 50th Gulf Western Oil Winternationals? Prove it and you could win a subscription to Drag News Magazine.


Australia's quickest and fastest man in a doored car is making a move to the ranks of Top Doorslammer and Pro Slammer in Australia with a new Ford Mustang.

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The 50th running of the Gulf Western Oil Winternationals has been cut short by rain on finals day, however not before Ben Bray of the Gulf Western Oil-supported Team Bray Racing set the second-best Pro Slammer qualifying time and took out second in the 400 Thunder National Pro Slammer Championship.


Australian Professional Drag Racing (APDR) have signed an agreement with the “Nitro Up North” event to expand the 400 Thunder Drag Racing Series at Hidden Valley Drag Strip.

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Drag racing fans were treated to a mix of quick times and mechanical gremlins as Top End drivers continued their shakedown to the 2017 Top End season.

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At the recent 50th Winternationals held at Queensland's Willowbank Raceway, Gary Phillips claimed enough points in his Lucas Oils Alcohol Funny Car to secure his 20th Championship series win.

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If there was one racer to leave the 2017 Gulf Western Oil Winternationals with a new fan club it was Top Bike rider Damian Muscat.


There has been plenty of news in the political arena for Australian drag racing over the past few days and much of it has been a little confusing, so I'm going to try and clear it up into simple terms.


Kelly Bettes started her licensing procedure in the Lamattina Top Fuel Racing dragster last weekend at Sydney Dragway ambitiously hoping to make the Winternationals. Unfortunately mechanical gremilins have hindered that plan, but Bettes proved a natural behind the wheel.