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The first day of Santo's Summer Thunder is in the books, with racers and photographers alike surviving the heatweave. Here's some of the action so far thanks to Cackling Pipes.


Santo's Summer Thunder is underway at Sydney Dragway, with a scorching day greeting sportsman qualifying and pro testing.


Stephan Gouws will be chasing down a hat trick this weekend at Santo’s Summer Thunder held at Sydney Dragway.

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An apocalyptic heatwave killed any hope of decent testing ahead of this weekend's Santo's Summer Thunder event, though several teams tried.

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ANDRA and Summit Racing Equipment are excited to announce that the leading performance powerhouse will once again support the Summit Racing Queensland Championship in 2019.

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Australia’s Top Fuel Bike champion has been notably quiet since his spinal injury at last November’s East Coast Thunder championship round.


When brothers Emilio and Adamo Spinozzi announced their intentions to compete in the 400 Thunder Pro Slammer class, not even they would have expected to be in the top five of the points at the halfway point of the season.

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Points leader Wayne Newby will lead the Rapisarda Autosport International charge at the Santo’s Summer Thunder meeting at Sydney Dragway this weekend.

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Sportsman racing is strong in the south! Hayley Turns from Outlaw Images was there at the South Coast 660 to record the moments and the emotions.

Jay Upton is excited to be headed to Sydney Dragway for Santo’s Summer Thunder, which incorporates the track’s 15th Birthday Bash.


The latest round of the ANDRA Summit Series is in the books with more than 150 teams taking part in the event at South Coast Raceway, in Portland, Victoria. 

Joe Kurtovic's dragster is a literal dream come to life. From the drawings of a 15 year old to one of the most beautiful front engine dragsters in the country, Kurtovic has created a masterpiece.

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For quietly spoken Michelle Davies, setting records is not what racing is about.


Australian championship winning team Lamattina Top Fuel Racing have confirmed young American racer Cameron Ferré will be the driver of the YBI Creative dragster for Santo’s Summer Thunder in Sydney this weekend.

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After getting its year off to a hot start at Willowbank Raceway, Team Bray Racing now has its sights set on Sydney Dragway’s Santo’s Summer Thunder event.

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Under another day of beautiful blue skies at South Coast Raceway, the 2019 South Coast 660 and round six of the 18/19 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series drew to a spectacular close.

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More than 150 racers descended on South Coast Raceway for the first Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series outing of 2019, which was held under beautiful blue skies.


Of all the strange drag racing related things we have seen on the Internet, this jet powered Junior Dragster might take the cake.


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

A mixed weekend at Queensland's Willowbank Raceway has seen John Zappia predicting a Pro Slammer championship that may well come down to the wire later this 400 Thunder season.