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North Queensland's Palmyra Dragway is back in action following major upgrades to the racing surface and barriers, which had been badly damaged by a cyclone and flooding.


Last week, a group of people announced a plan that would hopefully lead to a dedicated drag strip in Melbourne.

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The group that proposed and received a pre-election commitment to build the Colosseum of Drag Racing for Melbourne has vowed to continue their pursuit after the Matthew Guy-led Liberal/Nationals coalition was defeated in the Victorian State Election.

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Bibra Lakes’ Martin Mirco is hoping for some birthday luck at next Saturday’s 45th annual running of the Goldenstates at his home-track, the Perth Motorplex.

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Sydney photographer John Bosher was on the scene at East Coast Thunder to provide his unique take on the action through the lens.


Mark Drew is arguably Australia's leading Nitro Harley rider, holding the national record for v-twins and a former national champion in Top Bike.

Tyronne Tremayne took home some good points in the opening round of the 400 Thunder Pro Stock season, despite not quite achieving the finish he wanted.

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The title of "Australia's quickest street car" is often a disputed one. Some people believe the car should be regularly used as a street car, while others are happy to see cars come off a trailer and bomb a single pass.

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Michelle Davies ticked off a hard fought racing goal to run a five second pass last Friday night at Sydney Dragway.

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Sydney Dragway and Atlantic Oils are pleased to announce that from 2019, Atlantic Oils will become the naming rights partner of the East Coast Thunder to be held in November at the iconic Sydney venue.

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Liberal-Nationals coalition leader, Matthew Guy has promised to build the “Colosseum of Drag Racing” in Melbourne if he wins government in next weekend’s Victorian State election.

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Both Rob Cassar and Rob Dekert went all the way to the finals at South Coast Raceway in their respective brackets at the weekend’s South Coast Nationals; round four of the 18/19 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series.

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John Zappia more than made up for a forgettable Sydney trip as he blasted to the winner's circle at Perth Motorplex during the WA Drag Racing Championships.


Sunoco Race Fuels has been named the official fuel of the 400 Thunder Drag Racing Series. Sanctioned by IHRA Australia, the 400 Thunder Professional and Sportsman championship racers are in line for a share of the lucrative new contingency program.

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Zara Board has taken the Summit Racing Equipment Junior Dragster victory at South Coast Raceway on the eve of the first anniversary of her little sister’s passing.

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Coming into the recent 2018 East Coast Thunder event, 5 x Australian Top Bike champ Chris Matheson knew he was behind in the championship and needed to make a move in order to keep a potential sixth title alive.

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The South Coast Nationals is round four of the 18/19 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series and is being held at Portland’s South Coast Raceway this weekend.

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The Perth Motorplex drag racing season is open once again with the running of the WA Drag Racing Championships.


No prep racing hasn't taken off in Australia yet like it has in the USA, but that may soon change with the Warrnambool And District Drag Racing Association to run an event at Warrnambool Aerodrome with a $10,000 prize pool on January 19, 2019.

Australia's quickest Nitro Harley rider Mark Drew is ready to make a return to racing at the Perth Motorplex on November 10.