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Day one of the Winternationals provided a smooth start to Australia's biggest drag racing event with the sportsman categories getting under way.

Leading into next weekends Castrol Winternationals at Queensland’s Willowbank Raceway Darren Morgan Racing’s (DMR) primary sponsor AEG POWERTOOLS have a special June offer available at all Bunnings stores across Australia.  Along with the June Special AEG has also recently launched their new Australian website www.aegpowertools.com.au which showcases their extensive range of powertools, special offers and product locations.

The Brumby Government is providing $50,000 to look at the viability of developing Mildura and Swan Hill as elite centres for motor sport, the Parliamentary Secretary for Regional and Rural Development, Jaala Pulford, announced today.

APSA has a new number one in Pro Street Blown after the 2010 Nitro Champs.

Kelly Corbett in line for Rocket All Stars Modified title, brother Scott Bettes, three-time Winternats winner returns to challenge sister.

Drag racing fans will have the chance to meet some of the stars of the Castrol EDGE Winternationals this Thursday night at Riverlink Shopping Centre, with a special fan night to take place in the foodcourt at 6.30pm.

Next weekend’s Castrol EDGE Winternationals are set to see championships decided as the season-ending event for the ANDRA Pro Series over June 10-13 at Willowbank Raceway.

Tristan Triccas and Jason Mansweto came to the 2010 Nitro Champs and unleashed hell on their Pro Street competitors.

Nine points separates the top two ANDRA Pro Series Top Doorslammer racers coming into the final round at the Castrol EDGE Winternationals this weekend with defending Champion John Zappia aiming for his third championship in a row.

A strong field of 9 Top Fuel Dragsters have entered for this weekend’s season ending Winternationals to be held at Willowbank Raceway, 10-13th June.

Multiple NHRA event winner Todd Patterson has been confirmed as a star entrant for next weekend’s Castrol EDGE Winternationals at Willowbank Raceway after travelling especially from his Kansas home for the largest drag racing event outside of the US.

Four-time Australian Pro Stock Champion Peter Ridgeway will make his long awaited return to the category at the upcoming Castrol EDGE Winternationals.

 


The opening day of the Castrol EDGE Winternationals has concluded with the official fan night for the Event held at Ipswich’s Riverlink Shopping Centre tonight.

Only days remain before almost 500 racers take to Queensland’s Willowbank Raceway for the Castrol EDGE Winternationals

Perth Chartered Accountant, Robin Judd, does not have to do the sums to know how the numbers stack-up in the quest to win his first Australian National Drag Racing Association (ANDRA) Pro Series Top Doorslammer championship.

 

The Winters Warm Up has started, stay tuned here for updates.

Ipswich junior drag racer Caleb Oberg has a date with destiny at the Castrol Edge Winternationals at Willowbank Raceway on June 10 to 13 as he attempts to become the youngest ever Australian Drag Racing Champion.

Mark Mariani is looking to be the first multiple Australian Top Fuel championship series event winner this season at this weekend’s Castrol EDGE Winternationals at Willowbank Raceway, Ipswich, after winning the recent Nitro Champs.

Multiple championship-winning Rapisarda Racing drag racing team is set to race a Nitro Funny Car in Australia after purchasing an ex-Don Prudhomme Racing, 2008 Monte Carlo NHRA car.

 

Race report from Sydney Dragway's nostalgic private track day

This weekend the AEG POWERTOOLS Darren Morgan Racing (DMR) Team will contest the biggest Drag Racing event outside of the United States of America as they take on a full field of Top Fuel Dragsters at the 2010 Castrol Edge Winternationals at Queensland’s Willowbank Raceway.

Drag racing fans are gearing up to witness explosive action at the final round of the Shannons Top Fuel Shootout series this weekend.

After several incarnations the ex-Mal Gower Austin A40 is now in the hands of Rex Webster.

The Cosmic Enterprises Junior Dragster Challenge, this Saturday June 5, has secured in excess of 80 eight to seventeen year olds for the special juniors-only event.

The calendar for the 2010/2011 ANDRA Championship Drag Racing season, incorporating the ANDRA Pro Series and the Rocket Allstars Racing Series has been announced. For the first time the ANDRA Pro Series will travel to Mackay in Queensland where Pro Stock will open their 2010/2011 points chase in August.

Rocket Allstars

 

Racing Series has been announced. For the first time the ANDRA Pro Series will travel to Mackay in Queensland where Pro Stock will open their 2010/2011 points chase in August. August 13-14, 2010

ANDRA Pro Series

 

Pro Stock 1

 

Palmyra Dragway QLD

 

September 10-12, 2010

 

Australian Nationals

ANDRA Pro Series

Rocket Allstars

 

Top Fuel 1

Top Alcohol 1

Top Doorslammer 1

Top Bike 1

Pro Stock 2

Pro Stock Motorcycle 1

Rocket Allstars 1

 

Sydney Dragway NSW

 

October 1-2, 2010

 

Sunstate Nationals

Rocket Allstars

 

Rocket Allstars 2

 

Palmyra Dragway QLD

 

October 30-31, 2010

 

Top Fuel 2

Top Alcohol 2

 

Sydney Dragway NSW

 

December 3-4, 2010

 

2010 Golden State Titles

ANDRA Pro Series

 

Top Doorslammer 2

Top Bike 2

 

Perth Motorplex WA

 

January 1-2, 2011

 

New Year Series Round 1

ANDRA Pro Series

 

Top Fuel 3

Top Alcohol 3

 

Willowbank Raceway QLD

 

January 14-15, 2011

 

New Year Series Round 2

ANDRA Pro Series

Rocket Allstars

 

Top Doorslammer 3

Pro Stock 3

Rocket Allstars 3

 

Willowbank Raceway QLD

 

January 28-29, 2011

 

Top Fuel 4

 

Perth Motorplex WA

 

March 5-6, 2011

 

2011 Westernationals

ANDRA Pro Series

Rocket Allstars

 

Top Doorslammer 4

Top Bike 3

Rocket Allstars 4

 

Perth Motorplex WA

 

March 19-20, 2011

 

Top Doorslammer 5

Pro Stock 4

 

Sydney Dragway NSW

 

March 25-26, 2011

 

Aust. Top Fuel Championship

ANDRA Pro Series

Rocket Allstars

 

Top Fuel 5

Top Bike 4

Pro Stock Motorcycle 2

Rocket Allstars 5

 

Willowbank Raceway QLD

 

April 29-May 1, 2011

 

2011 Nitro Champs

ANDRA Pro Series

Rocket Allstars

 

Top Fuel 6

Top Alcohol 4

Top Doorslammer 6

Top Bike 5

Pro Stock 5

Pro Stock Motorcycle 3

Rocket Allstars 6

 

Sydney Dragway NSW

 

June 10-13, 2011

 

2011 Winternationals

ANDRA Pro Series

Rocket Allstars

 

Top Fuel 7

Top Alcohol 5

Top Doorslammer 7

Top Bike 6

Pro Stock 6

Pro Stock Motorcycle 4

Rocket Allstars 7

 

Willowbank Raceway QLD

 

 

Top Doorslammer Shootout competitors are counting down the hours to the Karcher Top Doorslammer Tri-State Shootout final to take place at Willowbank Raceway this weekend.

This Sunday June 6 will see 120 Castrol EDGE Winternationals entrants take the opportunity to milk the very best out of their high powered machines at the official Winters Warm-Up test day ahead of the June 10-13 event.

 

Mark Mariani has been officially announced as the permanent driver of the Black Widow nitro FED.

Castrol EDGE Winternationals to move to Friday to Monday format from 2011.

The ex-Mark Thomas Ethanol Performs Top Alcohol Funny Car has reportedly been landed WA and is currently at 1320 Race Cars getting some work done.

Construction of Peter Kapiris’ new Top Doorslammer is nearing completion.

 In an exciting new growth stage at Youngblood Ink, they welcome their newest staff member, Rachael Altair.

Multiple Australian Top Fuel drag race champion, Steve Read's preparation for this weekend's Castrol EDGE Winternationals at Willowbank Raceway will be a lot different to the last time he raced at Willowbank.

Craig Melbourne's “Pro-Lux” ute has had a makeover to conform with Pro FX regulations.

ANDRA Pro Series Television continues to surge, with Network TEN confirming encore 1-hour telecasts of Top Doorslammer and Top Fuel from both the Nitro Champs event at Sydney Dragway and the upcoming Castrol Edge Winternationals.

After consultation with Australia’s Nitro Funny Car advocates recently in Sydney, it has now confirmed, the overdue appearance of Drag Racing’s most unpredictable creatures will now be unveiled at Sydney Dragway on Saturday, July 31 and Sunday August 1.

Stuart Bishop and his Diamond Doorslammer will be looking for the ‘Top Five’ at the Castrol EDGE Winternationals at Willowbank Raceway this weekend.

It has been 9months since Theo Woollett's ON EDGE Nissan Skyline GTR has gone down the Willowbank quarter mile.

Former Australian Pro Stock champion Peter Ridgeway saved his brand-new Holden Monaro race car from near disaster after a freak fire broke out in his team’s transporter yesterday.

What infamous internet warrior and ANDRA Pro Series crewman is itching to get out onto the black sticky surface and strut his stuff as a driver? 

Allan Dobson will be looking to win his second Winternationals title at Willowbank Raceway, Ipswich, this weekend (Thursday-Sunday, June 10-13), 17 years after he won at the marquee event.

Rumour has it current Competition Eliminator champion Phil Otto has kiwi power on board for the Winternationals.

Adam Thompson proved that getting the right advice and spending the time to sort out a consistent race car will get results, winning the WA Super Street championship in his first full season of competition.

Photo spectacular highlighting all the action and colour from the 2010 Nitro Champs at Sydney Dragway.

After the debut of new sponsor and vehicle signage the S & S Motorsports & Trailer Sales Team are now gearing up for the annual “big go” – the Castrol Edge Winternationals at Willowbank Raceway.

In excess of 80 junior speedsters lit up Willowbank Raceway this weekend for the Cosmic Enterprises Junior Dragster Challenge.

Twenty Pro Stockers will take to the track next weekend for a 16 car field at the Castrol EDGE Winternationals.

Making his first appearance in the ANDRA Pro Series at the Nitro Champs in Sydney was Victorian rider Rob Cassar – and it didn’t take the long time sportsman rider long to make an impact.