fbpx

Don't miss a thing from Drag News Magazine.

Email Address

Sign up for more!

Brought to you by

Drag racing's accessibility remains one of its most appealing qualities. The sport is still within range of privateer teams, even with professional teams spending huge budgets to go quicker.

rocketsign1

Aeroflow Performance and Rocket Industries, two of Australia’s key automotive brands, are proud to announce an agreement with the Perth Motorplex that will see the lanes of the iconic West Australian facility named as the Aeroflow and Rocket lanes.

20181209pri 9

The annual Performance Racing Industry Show in Indianapolis brings together the aftermarket industry, teams from across almost every genre of motorsport, and media to network, discuss new products, and generally engage in the business of racing.

AE3R7080

Regional drag racing is pumping in Victoria and you don't need a dedicated facility, with Radial Life hosting a wildly popular event labelled No Excuses at Ballarat Airport.

 8c973d33 31d2 4c49 9dd1 83cda7366251

The journey to his first ever ANDRA Christmas Tree at the recent Goldenstates was an exceptionally smooth one for Top Sportsman racer Chris Roe.

20181201wscf 121

The World Sport Compact Finals brought together some of the quickest sport compact vehicles in the world to do battle at Orlando Speedworld Dragway, among them a contingent of Australian and New Zealand entries.

The race for the 2019 Mello Yello NHRA Pro Stock world championship is expected to be wide open and Rob Tucker Racing, anchored by driver Shane Tucker, has opted to take advantage by joining forces with veteran engine supplier and consultant Nick Ferri.

JoeZammit SSA 1731 241118 02

A season of furious bracket racing for the right to be called Sydney Dragway track champion has come to a close with the running of the final Atura NSW Championship Series round.

20181201goldenstatesjay 32

The first of three Summit Sportsman Rounds at Perth Motorplex this season took place on Saturday, December 1.

47246106 1471814452921715 1196521469975199744 o

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.

LukiSoldatic SSCC 2340 301018 09

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.

47458395 1469627663140394 3718110560596787200 o

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. 

3ae87eaa c1c4 4783 8007 54b9447b6b38

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

46991470 1469627229807104 5911231603371147264 o

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.

scottporter

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.

20181130edits2 8

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.

xiberras

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.

b8cac2c4 28d5 4cb8 af3a 20ccab16e7b0

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).