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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.

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.

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.  

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 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?

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.



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.


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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.