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On the eve of the Top Doorslammer and Pro Stock ANDRA Pro Series round at Sydney Dragway, the venue has been a hive of public and private testing, here is a wrap up.

Following the crippling theft at APM, a recovery is being created to help the Hambridge's recover their business and customer losses.

Drag News Australia have a new advertising partner, Australian Muscle Parts. AMP is Australian based company that has been manufacturing, distributing and warehousing high quality race engine components for the last 15 years.

After conducting a test session last weekend at Firebird International Raceway, Phoenix AZ, the Rapisarda Racing team was eager to see how things were going to turn out in competition. Today, the team received the answer to that important question.

A taste of the quarter-mile will take up residence in Ipswich’s Riverlink Shoppping Centre next week, in the lead up to Willowbank Raceway’s Top Fuel Championships (March 25 and 26).

The 40th edition of the Westernationals was an event strong on performances across nearly ever category.

Sunday April 10 at Willowbank Raceway will now not only host the all-new Queensland Autospectacular, but also pint-sized novelty action courtesy of the Australian Rocker Cover Nationals which will form part of the event.

Skilled Sydney-based Top Fuel driver Terry Sainty had a very solid effort during his first ever race ever in North America – albeit a non- qualified one.

Rob Pilkington took a strategic approach to Western Australia's biggest drag racing event, the 40th annual Westernationals, and it paid off with a new personal best time.

John Zappia showed why he is the three times and current Top Doorslammer Champion at the 40th Westernationals, by digging deep and getting back up to his high standard of performance after an average start to the season, and dominating the meeting.

As professional drag racers and proprietors of a successful transport business, owners Steven and Debbie Reed bring a unique insight to Allstar Batteries. 

At the last Sydney Dragway Full Throttle Friday Geoff Gradden had a chance to put the new Saratoga through its paces in testing.

Welcome to Drag News Australia's live and interactive commentary of the ANDRA Pro Series Top Doorslammer and Pro Stock round from Sydney Dragway Friday March 18 and Saturday March 19th .

Sleek Pro Stock and thundering Supercharged Outlaw cars will be in action this Saturday and Sunday (March 12-13) at the Calder Park Labour Day weekend drag racing event.

After 18 months on the sidelines, Victorian Darren Parker is making a return to the strip at the upcoming Sydney Dragway Top Doorslammer / Pro Stock meeting on March 18~19th in a new car and in a new class.

A number of teams may miss the Westernationals with reports the rail line that carries over the containers with their vehicles has been flooded.

For the second time in the 2010/2011 ANDRA Pro Series, the Tremaniac Racing team will be hitting the track under a championship round format. Aaron Tremayne will be coming into the event the points leader, having won the only event to have been contested thus far this season, the season opener 2010 Fuchs Lubricants Australian Nationals.

The APM business of Aaron and Steve Hambridge was burgled Sunday night with hundreds of thousands dollars in parts and equipment stolen.

Jason Grima Motorsports today unveiled their new naming rights sponsor PC Group.

Drag racing fans are set for feast of supercharged Doorslammer action on SBS Speedweek this Sunday Feb 27 at 12.30pm (ESDT).

The drought between Pro Stock events during the 2010/2011 ANDRA Pro Series will be bought to an end next weekend when the next round of the ANDRA Pro Series Australian Pro Stock Championship takes place at Sydney Dragway for the Aeroflow by Rocket Industries event.

More than 320 racers will descend on Willowbank Raceway this month, with the Australian Pro Street Association, the ANDRA Pro Series and the Rocket All Stars Racing Series all set to head to Queensland’s premier drag racing facility.

They say that being number one is easy but that staying there is the true test of a racer’s mettle.

NHRA (National Hot Rod Association) Full Throttle Drag Racing Series Top Fuel rookie, Terry Sainty, has long held a dream to race in America at the highest level – Top Fuel.

Ben Bray in the Outlaw 10.5 class was among the victors at Willowbank's Pro Street Shootout which saw plenty of flight time clocked by racers.

John Zappia left Perth Motorplex a very happy man on Sunday night after winning the 40th annual Westernationals and taking the points lead in the Top Doorslammer national championship.

Australia’s quickest Harley rider Mark Drew has been busy not just preparing for the Westernationals but also getting back to his speedway roots.

Sydney Dragway is set to excite with the return of ANDRA Pro Series action, with big support from Sydney’s Drag Racing stars, presented by AEROFLOW Performance Products.

Points standings from Westernats ANDRA Pro Series round held at Perth Motorplex.

Territory drag racers were a force to be reckoned with over the weekend as five teams took part in Perth's 40th annual Westernationals, and it was NT registered Top Bike rider Troy McLean that lead the charge, ending with a win on his nitro powered Harley Davidson.

Next weekend will see the return of the Pro Street Shootout to Willowbank Raceway, led by new category True Street Blown.

Twenty-nine year old drag racer Andrew Loy will be looking to go one better in the Queensland Street Car Magazine Eighth Mile Drag Racing Championship Series this year, as the series embarks on its second year of competition this weekend at Willowbank Raceway.

Drivers from three Divisions reset thirteen ANDRA National Records at last weekend's Westernationals event at Perth Motorplex.

Word is Brad Baker had his Mazda RX7 arrive back in Darwin on Friday after being based in New South Wales where Baker competed at Sydney Dragway. Mechanical problems hindered his chances at the 2010 Jamboree but Baker is set to take on the traditional V8's in an ongoing friendly rivalry this season at Hidden Valley.

The Westernationals week started with a highly entertaining Kwinana Performance Western Bracket Bash, an event aimed at racing for Sportsman categories while providing testing and licensing opportunities for other teams.

Last Friday saw another Full Throttle Friday event at Sydney Dragway, here is what went down.


Fans of two-wheeled machines will have plenty to cheer for at Willowbank Raceway’s Top Fuel Championships on March 25 and 26, with 20 percent of the entry list provided by four bike categories, led by ANDRA Pro Series brackets Top Bike and Pro Stock Motorcycle.

Darwin is set to receive one of the largest horsepower shows it has ever seen when Hidden Valley Drag Strip officially reopens on the 13th and 14th of May after a multi-million dollar upgrade.

 

Sydney Dragway Chairman Sam Sofi's latest statement on the state of affairs at the venue.

Top Fuel standout Andrew Cowin has punctuated a hot and steamy day of Nostalgic action at Willowbank Raceway with a blistering record-surpassing pass aboard his Cowin family Nitro Express Nostalgia Nitro Funny Car at the weekend.

For the first time since the opening round of the 2010/2011 ANDRA Pro Series season opener, the 2010 Fuchs Lubricants Australian Nationals, the Jason Hedges Racing team will be ready to take to the Sydney Dragway racetrack come March 19 – 20.

The quickest ever field in Top Doorslammer was one of the highlights of an action packed first day at the 40th annual Westernationals at Perth Motorplex.

Robin Judd has his sight set on winning the Australian Top Doorslammer drag racing championship.

Round two of the 2011 Slamfest 1/8th mile Doorslammer series rolled into picturesque Portland in South Western Victoria on the 4th February.

Western Australian Daniel Gregorini kept his stride at the 2011 ANDRA Western Nationals last weekend.

Welcome to Drag News Australia's live coverage from the Westernationals at Perth Motorplex featuring rounds of ANDRA Pro Series Top Doorslammer and Top Bike and the Rocket Allstars Racing Series.

Round one of the 2011 Queensland Street Car Magazine Eighth Mile Drag Racing Series has opened with 125 racers heading to Queensland’s premier drag racing facility at the weekend.

Australia's newest nitro driver is 28 year old Daniel Schultz, who was recently given the opportunity to licence in one of Santo Rapisarda's dragsters.