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The 400 Thunder Series continues to build momentum with another exciting chapter set to be written this weekend at Sydney Dragway.


Four-time Australian Top Fuel champion Darren Morgan showed he was in it to win on Saturday, running the quickest pass of the New Years Thunder event at Willowbank Raceway.

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Seeing a Nitro Funny Car with the name Begley on the side of it is nothing new at Perth Motorplex.

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For the upcoming Aeroflow Outlaw Nitro Funny Car event at the Perth Motorplex, the partisan local crowd will have someone to cheer for, with the West Australian-based ‘Nitro Madness’ funny car to be piloted by young hot-shoe, Nathan Coles.

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Adelaide's Mark Boxer has almost completed a radical transformation of a humble tradie ute into a ballistic race car.


Justin Vodanovich debuted his new nitro Harley at the Aeroflow Outlaw Nitro Funny Car event at Perth Motorplex on Saturday.

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Rapisarda Autosport International star Wayne Newby will be chasing his first win at Willowbank Raceway in Top Fuel at the New Year Thunder meeting on Saturday January 7.


The owners of Jamboree are excited to announce that they have just signed a deal to bring four of Puerto Rico's fastest sport compacts cars to the Brisbane Jamboree in 2017.

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Rachelle Splatt has returned to the Top Fuel ranks with her first day of testing going into the books at Sydney Dragway today.

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The Ekanoo Racing team out of Bahrain are not content with having the quickest and fastest import machine in the world, they are now chasing the outright door car record - and overnight they have achieved the speed mark at 277.99mph.

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Willowbank Raceway is currently hosting the latest grudge racing series headlined by American Drag Week superstar Larry Larson who has transported his now legendary Nova and S-10 truck down under for a four event program.

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One of Australia’s best-known drag racing names on the international stage, ‘Cowin’, will once again take part in an international tour with the Aeroflow Nitro Hotrods set to race NZ’s and USA’s best!

Mark Mariani will return to the Top Fuel fray this Saturday in the Lefand Group/Mariani Motorsports dragster. Mariani said he could not be more excited.

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The new year has brought a new look to a number of Top Alcohol/Pro Alcohol teams.

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Never mind just calmly spinning out his iconic S10 after a chute malfunction on one of the more daunting drag strip braking areas around, it was a kangaroo that grabbed Larry Larson's attention.


The Zappia Racing crew traveled to Adelaide last week and attended the ANDRA Championship Dinner before Round 3, and Zap was presented with his Top Doorslammer Championship Gold Christmas Tree for 2015/2016 – his ninth back-to-back championship.

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Following the competitive debut of the new-look Gulf Western Oil Team Bray outfit at Willowbank Raceway, Victor and Ben Bray are now hustling to get ready to head to Sydney Dragway for this weekend’s Santo’s Summer Thunder event.

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Due to circumstances beyond its control, Swan Hill Drag Racing Club has withdrawn its Summit Sportsman Championship round that was scheduled for February 18 and 19.

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After a labor intensive build, Mick Mahoney and Phil Read have finally hit the track with their stunning Supercharged Outlaw Mustang at the recent ANDRA Summer Nationals at Adelaide International Raceway.

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Canberra’s Josh Leahy has been keeping the Aeroflow Outlaw Nitro Funny Car crowds entertained with 160km/h 400-metre wheelies in the Nitro Sherriff wheelstander and now Leahy will swap ‘wheels up’ for ‘flames up’ as he pilots The Bandit nitro beast for the very first time in Perth.

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Shane Weston's new Top Alcohol dragster is getting closer to completion at US chassis builder CNE.


Sini Sveiger launched his blown Torana into the New Year literally with this spectacular wheelstand.


Instead of trying to complete the impossible task of picking our best photos from 2016, I decided to choose photo highlights from events in my travels this season.


Respected drag racing journalist and photographer John Baremans will officially take over as the new ANDRA Media & PR Officer on Monday December 12.

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Willowbank Raceway filled to the brim with spectators for the 400 Thunder New Year's Thunder event, here is some of the action they witnessed in our photo highlights.

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American star, Dom Lagana will race for Rapisarda Autosport International at the Santo’s Summer Thunder meeting at Sydney Dragway on January 21 followed by the ANDRA Australian Nationals to be held at Calder Park Raceway on January 28-29.

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Steve Bezzina in performing the unnatural by running 200mph in his XW Falcon on standard suspension and leaf spring rear end - all on a mere 275 radial tyre.

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Summer Nationals at Adelaide International Raceway with multiple National Records under threat on race day.


Among the cool things street car legend Larry Larson got to do while racing in Australia was to give some passenger rides, including one for wife Sherry.

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Davies Racing have unveiled their striking Mustang doorslammer at Summernats 30.

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Construction has begun on the eagerly awaited new motorsport complex at Tailem Bend - now named The Bend. A video has been produced showing off the the initial earthworks after the South Australian Premier recently attended the ground breaking ceremony.

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John Zappia currently occupies the number #1 qualifying position for Top Doorslammer with a fourth and final qualifier to come while Chris Soldatos has taken first position in Pro Stock at Adelaide International Raceway.

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Perth Motorplex played host to one of its largest ever crowds last Saturday night for the Aeroflow Outlaw Nitro Funny Cars.

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Rachelle Splatt has announced her Top Fuel comeback race meeting will be at 400 Thunder's Santo's Summer Thunder event at Sydney Dragway on January 21.

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U.S. Drag Week legend has landed in Australia and checked out the Willowbank facility where he aims to reset the U.S. street car world record.


Top Doorslammer icon Peter Kapiris and ANDRA New South Wales Division Director Geoff Crisp have been voted onto the ANDRA Board at the 2016 Annual General Meeting.

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Shane Kosteszyn returned to the track at Perth Motorplex for the first time in a while at the recent Aeroflow Outlaw Nitro Funny Cars event but all did not go to plan for the Ford Mustang and its pretty promotional team.

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Drag News Australia's results robot in chief Mark Shields will be at Willowbank Raceway today for the first 400 Thunder round of the year to provide updates from trackside.


The international Boxing Day Night of Fire at Perth Motorplex will provide a big stage for second generation jet drag racer Daniel Miocevich to make his competition debut.

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The Whyalla Steel City Drag Club has been awarded the Arthur J. Gallagher Volunteer of the Year at the 2016 ANDRA Championship Dinner on Thursday December 1.


The "Mad Professor" Rob Taylor was back on track again today at Sydney Dragway with his new Camaro Top Doorslammer in quick time following his recent accident at Calder Park.


One of the legends of WA drag racing makes a return this Saturday at the Aeroflow Outlaw Nitro Funny Car event, as the ‘White Knight’ Jay Upton brings his nitro Top Fuel Motorcycle back to Perth Motorplex.

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The release of the International Hot Rod Association’s “State of the State” document further cements the 400 Thunder Professional Drag Racing Series as a market leader in the delivery of motorsports entertainment.

The racer who will take on Mark ‘The Nitro Madman’ Sheehan at this Saturday’s Nitro Slam has been revealed with Matt Abel to step up to the plate in Rory Taylor’s new ‘Fun-da-mental’.

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Communications Provider OVO Mobile has secured the live streaming broadcast rights for the 400 Thunder Australian Professional Drag Racing Series.

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The rain meant the ANDRA Summer Nationals and Adelaide International Raceway was cancelled after qualifying, but we have found some qualifying video highlights by Sporting Scribe for your viewing.

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Leading lubricants company Gulf Western Oil has thrown its support behind Team Bray Racing, signing on as a full naming rights sponsor of a five-car campaign for the next three years.

The racer who will take on Mark ‘The Nitro Madman’ Sheehan at this Saturday’s Nitro Slam has been revealed with Matt Abel to step up to the plate in Rory Taylor’s new ‘Fun-da-mental’.