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Russell Ladbrook has shifted his racing to a higher speed with the move into Supercharged Outlaws this season with a new Funny Car.

The preparation and build up to the Australian Nationals at Sydney Dragway over the weekend of 10-12 September started on Monday 7th September with the McDonalds 3 minute guarantee drive thru promotion. As stated in a previous press release we had our spare Top Fuel car prepared in full McDonald’s livery for this promotion at the Wetherill Park store. The day was a great success with a lot of people on hand to see the filming of the promotion.

Mildura's Darren Morgan got his quest for the 2010/11 Australian Top Fuel Championship off to a perfect start as he drove his AEG Powertools Top Fuel Dragster to victory in the opening round of the series at the Sydney Dragway, which doubled as the 2010 Australian Nationals.

Geoff Gradden's new Saratoga Supercharged Outlaws car debuted at Sydney Dragway on the weekend at a private test session

The biggest cash prize in Pro Street drag racing was on offer at Willowbank Raceway at the weekend during the Outlaw 10.5 Pro Street Shootout, and it drew all kinds of racers out of the woodwork in search of the big money.

The 2010 Fuchs Nationals held last weekend at Sydney Dragway proved to be a challenge for three times National Champion John Zappia, when he failed to qualify in the ANDRA Top Doorslammer field. This was the first time in four years that the team failed to qualify.

Newby Racing avoided the raft of upsets at the Fuch's Australian Nationals to take a solid runner up finish at the first round of the 2010/2011 Top Alcohol Australian Championship.

On the back of re-signing Major Associate sponsors, Auto One and Enzed at the start of the year for the 2010/11 season, ANDRA Pro Series Drag Racing has announced the renewals of their remaining sponsorship partners.

After three rounds of racing across South Queensland the Grand Finale for the inaugural Nitro Magazine South Queensland Eighth Mile Drag Racing Series will come to Gladstone’s Benaraby Raceway this Saturday the 25th of September.

The Fuchs Australian Nationals is the most prestigious drag race in the country and the 2010 edition is what could be best described as the Upset Nationals.

The fourth and final round of the Nitro Magazine South Queensland Eighth Mile Drag Racing Series will hit Benaraby Raceway on Saturday 25th September.

On September 3 both the SFI Foundation and Impact Racing Products posted the following release in regards to the ongoing litigation proceedings between the two parties;

A round of Pro Stock Motorcycle has quietly been added to the Goldenstate Titles event at Perth Motorplex in December.

PAC Performance would be represented by the flagship of the team, the Mazda 6, running BB/SC and Damien McKern in the little green RX2 rocket "GRUMP2", AA/OM, both in the Super Compact bracket.

In 2010 Willowbank Raceway, Queensland’s premier drag racing facility, enjoys its 25th birthday - and on Sunday September 19 you can be a part of this important milestone.

With the prestigious 2010 ANDRA Australian Nationals at Sydney Dragway fast approaching Mildura based Top Fuel Team, Darren Morgan Racing (DMR) has made an exciting announcement confirming that KENNARDS HIRE has come on board as a major associate sponsor of the AEG POWERTOOLS Top Fuel dragster for the 2010/11 season.

It is with great honour that LAT Racing Oils Australia (Joe Polito) and Dragster Australia announce the facilitation of a six second elapsed time club for Australian Pro Stock Drivers.

The South Coast Drag Racing Association would like to officially announce our new major sponsor for the next three years The Premix King Portland,Warrnambool and Hamilton.

The biggest cash prize in Pro Street drag racing will be on offer next weekend at Willowbank Raceway, when the 10.5 Outlaw Pro Street Shootout hits Queensland’s premier drag strip on Saturday September 18.

The Dragnews Australia team brings you all the action of the second day of qualifying at the Fuchs Australian Nationals from Sydney Dragway.

For Steven Ham and the Mobil 1 East Coast Lubes Team, last weekend’s Australian Nationals at Sydney Dragway saw the team post their best ever result since stepping up to the ANDRA Pro Series in the highly competitive Top Alcohol ranks.

The Hidden Valley Drag Racing Association, and MotorSport NT flags were waving at the Fuchs Australian Nationals at Sydney Dragway on the weekend where Territorian Matt Abel debuted his new Top Doorslammer.


It is thought that a controversial figure will attend the Australian Nationals this weekend to take a look over the immaculate facilities at Sydney dragway.

Top Fuel drivers at this weekend’s Fuchs Australian Nationals at Sydney Dragway (SD) will race for the Louie Rapisarda Top Fuel Tribute trophy and a large cash bonus.

At the invitation of the WA Sporting Car Club, the Zappia Racing Team presented the "Crusher" Procomp Motorsport HQ Monaro Top Doorslammer at Barbagallo Raceway for demonstration runs at the Supercharge HQ Nationals to the delight of the local HQ racers and fans.

Starting the new ANDRA Pro Series Drag Racing season the way he finished the last, Top Alcohol young gun and national record holder Aaron Hambridge sent a clear message to his would-be competitors last weekend as he dominated the Fuchs Australian Nationals event in Sydney.

The Dragnews Australia team brings you all the session hi-lights of the first day of qualifying at the Fuchs Australian Nationals from Sydney Dragway.

Friday qualifying, at this years’ Fuchs Australian Nationals, produced a mixed bag of results. Once again the fickle weather took its toll on some of the enormous field of racers’ present.

The end of the 2009/2010 ANDRA Pro Series, didn’t end the way that the Jason Hedges Racing team wanted and hence during the offseason, the entire team got to work and all pulled in the one direction. The fruits of their labour were all seen on Sunday during eliminations at the 2010 Fuchs Lubricants Australian Nationals.

Queensland Super Sedan racer Chris Van'tHof has taken the supercharged plunge, purchasing a 1963 split window Corvette for Supercharged Outlaws.

With the 2010/2011 Rocket Allstar Racing Series commencing at the Australian Nationals at Sydney Dragway on September 11-12-13, Rocket would like to wish all the competitors the best of luck for the 2010 / 2010 RARS season.

McDonald's launches 3 minute drive thru service promise with Top Fuel champion drag racing driver Phil Read.

Right from the beginning of the weekend, everyone knew that Pro Stock was going to be the bracket of the 2010 Fuchs Australian Nationals – and that it was. The event provided the quickest ever 16 car field in Australian Pro Stock history with the bump being a stout 7.18 seconds.

This weekend will see the biggest ever cash prize on offer for Pro Street drag racing at Willowbank Raceway, and the big money has attracted not only the stars of Pro Street racing but also some well-known Pro Series racers.

With the start of a brand new ANDRA Pro Series Season commencing this weekend at Sydney Dragway for the Fuchs Australian Nationals, it also signals the start of the biggest season of Television coverage in Australian Drag Racing history - once again via the ONE Network, with support from Network TEN.

Western Australian Top Doorslammer driver Robin Judd will have a new look for his Studebaker at the Australian Nationals.

Thanks to the great support of Aus Dent Warrnambool and the South Coast Drag Racing Association we would like to offer $1000 cash to the quickest pass made by any bike for the upcoming season (ET not mph).

Lamattina Top Fuel Racing has kicked their season off with a strong performance at their bogey track, Sydney Dragway, at the first round of the Andra Pro Series Season.

A new season is upon Williowbank Raceway's very popular Street Series, a great initiative that introduces many races to DYO racing without having to make the step into the higher levels of performance and competition.

Could it be that a certain Pro Stock driver with "Hollywood good looks" is entertaining the thought of a shot at the Pro Street Shootout at Willowbank in a few weeks? 


Nearly half the entries at the 2010 FUCHS Australian Nationals held over the weekend of September 11th and 12th at Sydney Dragway came from outside New South Wales.

In an impressive fashion, Scott Porter in the Porters Racing Mustang earnt his first number one qualifying position on Saturday night at Sydney Dragway competing in the Australian Nationals.

Robin Judd is looking to kick-start his quest to win the 2010-2011 (Australian National Drag Racing Association) ANDRA Pro Series Top Doorslammer championship series by winning back-to-back Fuchs Australian Nationals titles at Sydney Dragway (SD), September 10-12.

The 2010/11 ANDRA Pro Series drag racing season kicks off next weekend with the Fuchs Australian Nationals at Sydney Dragway bringing a short off-season to a close.


Sportsman racers will converge on Palmyra Dragway in Mackay on 1st and 2nd of October for the second round the Rocket Allstar Racing Series.


Stuart Bishop and his Diamond Doorslammer has fallen short of making it through to eliminations due to a broken clutch linkage which pulled him through on the line on the final qualifying pass.

This weekend’s Fuchs Australian Nationals at Sydney Dragway is expected to produce the most intense and exciting round of the ANDRA Pro series in recent memory. With heavily oversubscribed fields across all Group One categories qualifying will be intense, brutal and dramatic if last weekend’s test session at the Eastern Creek venue is any indication.

In Top Fuel eleven Nitro missiles will make up the largest field ever assembled for a Pro Series round with all teams focussed on grabbing a berth in the in the eight-car field.

Who owns this beautiful new 57 Chev Doorslammer that is likely to be seen at the upcoming Australian nats?