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With the Grand Opening event for the Perth season just two days away, riders and drivers got one last shot to shake out the cobwebs before Friday.

Two new Super Sedans have broken cover in Perth and are set to make their debut this season.

The Schultz Family Racing altered has been repaired following a chassis-destroying wheelstand in testing a month ago.

The inaugural Fraser Motorcycles Harley Street Bike Drags will be held on Sunday October 3, 2010 at Perth Motorplex.

Drag racers have long known the thrill of speeding down the quarter mile in their high powered machines.

One Hundred Pink Ladies will look over Queensland’s premier drag strip, Willowbank Raceway, this Saturday October 23.

Rod and Kathy Oberg of Cosmic Enterprises would like to advise all Junior Dragster competitors that we will be passing the organisation and running of the annual Junior Dragster Challenge event over to the management of Willowbank Raceway.

Current Australian Top Bike Champions, Nitro Voodoo have taken out a Round Win at the recent Fuchs Australian Nationals held at Sydney Dragway on 10-12 September 2010.

This was our final hit-out before the Nostalgia Match Race next month on the 21st November.

The big pre-season test and tune is something of a tradition in WA and it gives many new drivers and riders a chance to sort everything out before the season proper begins.

Sidchrome has taken on a full team sponsorship deal with Team Bray Racing for three years.

Drag News and Vinylwraps have got together in an exciting way in order to reach a captivated audience, wrapping our website. We welcome our new partner to Australia's most informative drag racing news and current information source.

The AEG Powertools Darren Morgan Racing (DMR) Top Fuel Dragster will return to Sydney Dragway this weekend hoping to continue where he left off at the Australian Nationals. After emerging victorious at their last outing Team Driver Darren Morgan enters the second ANDRA Pro Series event at the top of the point standings but with a field of 9 Top Fuel cars entered Morgan knows it is going to be a tough battle.

Several drivers are in the process of licencing or have already licenced in nitro drives this weekend including Anthony Begley, Damien Harris and Matt Treasure.

Jim Read Racing has landed a new ex-Kalitta chassis to ensure they remain at the front line of the Top Fuel war currently being waged.

The word off the street is that a Murray Anderson-built Chrysler Saratoga will be hitting the track soon for a WA Supercharged Outlaws racer.

Top Fuel and Top Alcohol resume their championship battles this weekend at Sydney Dragway in the ANDRA Pro Series.

Fans of Nitro Funny Cars should get down to Perth Motorplex on Sunday with the test and tune to feature Matt Treasure licensing in the Greene Machine Funny Car.

Being a major milestone in the history of Hidden Valley Drag Strip, the first of two 12m high structures that will house Hidden Valley's new bright green LED display boards were installed today.

The Palmyra Drag Racing Club Inc. wishes to advise due to the large amount of rain received at the facilities over the past week, the committee has decided to cancel the 2010 Sunstate Nationals.

Mackay Racing have refreshed their Supercharged Outlaws altered for the upcoming Perth Motorplex season and said they no longer want to be the bridesmaid in the field.

The popular former Bourbon Bug of Simon Holgerson is heading back to the track in the near future with new owner Shawn Taskis.

K-Trans WA have put on the Santa suit early and delivered Boomeracing’s Maurice Brennan the use of a new engine in time for his first stab at the famed Top Doorslammer class just before Christmas.

The first round of ANDRA's Rocket All Star Series, the Fuchs Nationals, has been run and won with many an upset occurring.

The inaugural Western Hot Rod Rumble saw a laid back and enjoyable event at Perth Motorplex.

Willowbank Raceway is pleased to announce a new concept in sportsman drag racing – the Super Sportsman Event – with two events in one!

The first running of the Fraser Motorcycles Harley Street Bike Drags was held on October 3 at Perth Motorplex, attracting a strong turnout of American v-twins plus European and Japanese marques.

Australian Drag Racing legend and 15 times National Champion Gary Phillips and his Lucas Oil Products team have embarked on their 40th season of competition with impressive qualifying numbers and a semi final appearance in Top Doorslammer.  

A dramatic braking area crash saw two Mazda RXs destroyed at Sydney Dragway last night.

Most racers know the thrill of entering the first round of eliminations, excitement tinged with nerves in most cases. But perhaps we should let racers do more, well, racing.

The second round of the Perth Motorplex track championship could feature four Top Fuel cars match racing as the feature (or two? see update)

Doing the ironing on this TD's wing will never be an issue for the owner, however it may have raised an eyebrow amongst fellow competitors?

Robin Judd leads the (Australian National Drag Racing Association) ANDRA Pro Series Top Doorslammer championship series after winning last month’s 45th annual Fuchs Australian Nationals titles at Sydney Dragway.

Spied down at Street Car Fabrications is Craig Burns' latest creation and another boost to the very quick turbo car scene.

Several teams took the opportunity to test at Perth Motorplex in a private hire today.

Dragnews Australia is proud to announce our latest sponsor, LAT Australia performance lubricants. Welcome on board guys.

Work is well underway for Hidden Valley’s brand new drag strip and there is already talk in the pipeline of what this has in store for Hidden Valley in the future.

The Pro Street scene in WA doesn't always thrive as much as that on the east coast but one car looking bound to become a popular addition is the Charger of John Faraone.

Calder Park Chairman Bob Jane has signed a Heads of Agreement with the Victorian Government that may in coming months or years lead to some Government assistance to help improve Calder Park in specific areas for drag racing and for motor racing. Please note that there have been no discussions about Calder Park being utilised as a replacement venue for the Melbourne based Australian Grand Prix.

Former Pro Stock Motorcycle champion Michael Gilbertson opened his 2010/2011 account well with a win at the Fuchs Australian Nationals at Sydney Dragway.

Joining the growing number of businesses ulilising unique exposure opportunities on Dragnews.com.au is Speedflow. Welcome to the site guys.

New to the Australian market are the massive range of AeroFlow performance hoses, fittings and automotive parts.

This paint mock up arrived via email, with a claim to have been sighted recently.

Due to poor weather conditions, the decision has been made to postpone the running of the Final Round of the Nitro Magazine South Queensland Eighth Mile Series at Gladstone’s Benaraby Raceway until the 30th of October.

More and more racers are using press releases to help communicate with media, sponsors and fans.

Are you new to drag racing, or maybe you're a racer with friends or fans that don't have a full understanding of the sport, but are too shy to say anything? An ideal Christmas present for a mate?


 

 

Con Sideris has announced their new "PRE/Goldfingers Pro-Stock Team" .

When Willowbank Raceway celebrated its 25th anniversary at the weekend, a very special tribute was announced.