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The winners of the Best in 2018 Awards for Australian drag racing are here!

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If you missed Shane Tucker’s Pro Stock win at the 2012 Winternationals, don’t feel too badly. Tucker is the only driver in this week’s Pro Stock field with a chance to become a Winternationals’ winner on two different continents. 

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South Coast Raceway ran a curtailed Wild Bunch Wars on Saturday, February 2, with Hayley Turns from Outlaw Images there to photograph the horsepower.


When Anthony Begley stood on the throttle pedal inside the Chemical Warfare Nitro Funny Car, he knew something was wrong almost immediately.

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The South Coast Wild Bunch Wars event at South Coast Raceway in Portland, Victoria was called off yesterday after a major incident during a burnout.


In one of the most bizarre and expensive Funny Car races in Australian history, two drivers escaped unscathed from terrifying incidents at either end of the Perth Motorplex drag strip.


Dale Heiler shared a scary dyno incident he experienced as a warning on the importance on safety even when running a car on a dyno.

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The Australian National Drag Racing Association and the Perth Motorplex are excited to announce that the Top Doorslammer and Top Fuel Motorcycle categories will compete for prestigious ANDRA Gold Christmas Tree trophies at the upcoming Westernationals event.


John Force Racing is proud to announce the addition of David Grubnic as the crew chief of 2017 Top Fuel world champion Brittany Force’s Advance Auto Parts dragster.

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Calder Park played host to the $5,000-to-win King of The Hill grudge race on Australia Day.


It's time Australian drag racers got recognised. We are now inviting voting for the Drag News Magazine Best of 2018 Awards.

Sydney Dragway has sent an email to racers advising them that the venue will not be hosting vehicles quicker than 10.00 seconds while repairs are made to the catch net system at the end of the braking area.


John Zappia was left to rue what might have been for the Fuchs/Dananni Hotshots team at Sydney Dragway on Saturday.


Drag eacing is a sport of extremes. High horsepower is the name of the game; however, it is largely governed by weather conditions. The track conditions at Sydney Dragway were certainly on the extreme side in the week leading up to the Santo’s Summer Thunder event.

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Warrnambool and District Drag Racing Association held one of the richest regional races seen in Australia with their $10k No Prep event on Saturday, January 19, 2019.


The weather was virtually a polar opposite from day one's heatwave, but the hot shots kept on coming from day two of Santo's Summer Thunder on January 19, 2019 at Sydney Dragway.

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Team Bray Racing gave the fans plenty to smile about at the weekend’s Santo’s Summer Thunder event at Sydney Dragway.


Emilio and Adamo Spinozzi got the 'five second monkey' off their backs at Sydney Dragway on Saturday, running a personal best 5.99 second pass in the Speedmaster Chevelle Pro Slammer.

Pro Slammer driver Sam Fenech has provided an update the day after his massive braking area accident at Sydney Dragway.


Sam Fenech won his first ever Pro Slammer event at Santo's Summer Thunder on January 19, 2019 but a parachute mishap resulted in an horrific end to the night's proceedings.