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One of Western Australia's fastest families will be competing en mass at Perth Motorplex on Saturday, with four Adamos family members taking to the quarter mile drag strip.

With the eleventh season of drag racing at Perth Motorplex underway, Mandurah based drag racer Mark Rothwell is getting set for an all out assault on the title of Australia’s quickest Pro Street Blown sedan.

The Australian National Drag Racing Association (ANDRA) is the controlling body of the sport of drag racing in Australia, delegated by the Confederation of Australian Motor Sport (CAMS) and the Federation Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA).

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

This Saturday night the Western Australian drag racing fans will get a dose of nitro action as the AEG Powertools, Darren Morgan Racing (DMR) Top Fuel Dragster rolls into Perth for the ‘Morgan v Lamattina’ Top Fuel Match Race. The event will be conducted at the very fast Perth Motorplex on Saturday November 20th 2010, with the race including three passes that will be staged at regular intervals throughout the evening.

The ACDelco 300ZX of Michael Frossos was out at the Perth Motorplex for the opening meeting looking forward to the season ahead, but not all went to plan for the quick Nissan.

 

After signing a major sponsorship deal with iconic Australian drag racing outfit Team Bray earlier this month, Sidchrome has been unveiled today as the new Official Hand Tool Supplier of the ANDRA Pro Series.

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.

Darwin residents, Matt Abel and Scott McLean, are making the long trek from the top to the bottom of Australia to compete in the Spring HorsePower Challenge at Calder Park this Saturday (November 20).

The Goldenstates event in Perth in December will not be a national record setting event for Group 2 and 3 competitors, despite an application from the track to ANDRA.

WA drag racer Greg Carter has some plans to stun his opposition this season with a new car hitting the track at Perth Motorplex's Grand Opening event.

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.

Sleek new-generation Pro Stock drag race cars will compete for the first time in Victoria at Calder Park this Saturday (November 20).

Sydney's Andrew Cowin picked up his first win of the 2010/11 ANDRA Pro Series Top Fuel Series with a win over Terry Sainty at Sydney Dragway.

The new Track Championship Series (TCS) at Sydney Dragway is facing some challenges despite the success of round one. Competitor numbers were significantly down, notably from the Supercharged Outlaws teams over the reduction of prize money being the primary reason for their stance to stay home.

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

Australian Top Fuel driver Mark Mariani unfortunately failed to qualify for the NHRA World Finals in Pomona, California.

The Mopar Rumble is Sydney's newest and most exciting Mopar car event. Held over three action-packed days, this is one not to be missed.

Shane Weston has prepared well for the season ahead in Top Comp at Perth Motorplex with a pair of 5.8 second times recorded in testing today.

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

South Coast Raceway started its 2010/2011 season with a record breaking number of entrants, complimenting all the hard work that has been done during the off season by club members and volunteers.

 

Lamattina Top Fuel Racing ended their round two championship chances of winning by being knocked out of first round of eliminations on Sunday at Sydney Dragway.

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.

Sydney-based Mark Mariani and Rapisarda Racing will be looking to build on the team’s last round result at this weekend’s 46th annual NHRA Finals at Pomona, California.

Mildura’s Darren Morgan has maintained his points lead in the 2010/11 Australian Top Fuel Championship in what was a hard fought battle at Round 2 of the ANDRA Pro Series last weekend at Sydney Dragway.

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.

Keeping up the three year tradition of a new paint scheme for a new season, the World's Quickest Commodore has met a rousing response from race fans.

Round 2 of the ANDRA Pro Series for Top Fuel and Top Alcohol coupled with round 3 of the local Track Championship hit Sydney Dragway last weekend.

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.

Australia’s quickest drag racing sedans, Top Doorslammers, will race at Calder Park on Saturday, November 20.

Rob Pilkington made an impressive start to the drag racing season at Perth Motorplex with a win in Top Comp at the Grand Opening event on October 30.

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.

The much anticipated debut in Australia of nitro fuelled nostalgia drag racing vehicles will occur at Sydney Dragway on Sunday 21st November.

The action came thick and fast at the Benaraby Raceway in Central Queensland during the final round of the Nitro Magazine 2010 South Queensland Eighth Mile Drag Racing Series across the weekend.

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.

Australia’s Rapisarda family made headlines last week in the USA by making it to the second round of the Las Vegas Nationals in the NHRA.

The Grand Opening for the nine-round Perth Motorplex track championship saw two days of smooth racing at the Kwinana venue with some good race day conditions providing the means to run some sizzling times.

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.

A new Modified dragster was picked up from the docks in Perth today, with the ex-US machine to join a growing family team.

Welcome to Drag News' live coverage of the ANDRA Pro Series in Sydney.

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!