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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.  

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?

Dragnews Australia is proud to announce our latest sponsor, LAT Australia performance lubricants. Welcome on board guys.

Former Pro Stock Motorcycle champion Michael Gilbertson opened his 2010/2011 account well with a win at the Fuchs Australian Nationals at Sydney Dragway.

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.

When Willowbank Raceway celebrated its 25th anniversary at the weekend, a very special tribute was announced.

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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).

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.


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


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.

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.