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A new alcohol Funny Car for long time WA racer John Napier has been revealed.

Sydney Competition Eliminator racer Matt Lisle will be heading back to the US to compete in the ADRL Extreme 10.5 and NHRA Pro Mod.

Mick Diblasi has a new Ford Falcon race car in the build to compete in Super Sedan at Perth Motorplex.

As the 2009/10 National Championship comes to an end, Mackay racer Gary Brett and his team, Buddah Racing Team (BRT) are getting set to debut a new Super Sedan, as they begin to stage for the 2010/2011 racing season.


Nitro Funny Car's latest contender has a name that is no stranger to the breed and the experience has shown in the smooth way the team has begun their journey.

The Holden Torana is one of the favourite locals of the drag strip, with their short wheelbase but tough looks inspiring plenty of popularity.

Jeffrey Clarke has made his name by racing a dragster in the Competition category but he has some grander plans ahead with a new Funny Car and a Pro Street Chevy Nova coming in from the US.

The Steve Turner Black Widow nitro FED hit the track last weekend at a Sydney Dragway test and tune, this is Turner's blog on the day about getting one of these beast down the quarter

The 20th annual Jamboree lit up Willowbank Raceway at the weekend, with Rod Harvey punctuating the racing by becoming the quickest and fastest Sport Compact Car in the world with his performances in the Pro Turbo category.

Karl Firmin has some plans to move his Holden Commodore Super Sedan along faster this season with the offer of a new motor.

A current blown Sydney Group 2 racer is looking to step up to Top Alcohol competition in the near future.

Jay Upton and his Top Fuel Promotions Team had a mixed season in 2009/10.

Theo Woollett and his ON EDGE Nissan GTR is looking for more at this weekends Jamboree at Willowbank Raceway. After a very promising Castrol EDGE Winternationals, where he stopped the clocks during qualifying, for a personal best 8.746sec at 158.37MPH.

Andrew Cowin has showed the Cowin Family Racing team will be a force to be reckoned with this season in Top Fuel, carding a 4.59 pass in testing at Willowbank.

An industry source has given the tip that one of Australia's most prominent Top Doorslammer teams will carry the Sidchrome name next season.

The daughter of a current Australian Top Fuel driver is going racing, can you guess who?

Aaron Lynch is likely to make a return in Top Alcohol this season, sources have said.

Willowbank Raceway has announced changes to the 2011 Castrol EDGE Winternationals pre-event program.

Meguiar's MotorEx is Australia's most prestigious car show, only accepting the best of the best of the country's show cars for display. A number of drag racers also used the event to showcase their latest creations.

The ANDRA Pro Series Top Doorslammer show from the Castrol EDGE Winternationals held at Queensland''s famed Willowbank Raceway airs on ONE HD tonight at 9:30pm EST (check local guides for other time zones)

Lamattina Top Fuel Racing is set to unveil its 2010/11 championship contender, pulling the covers off the new Fuchs Top Fuel Dragster at the upcoming Fuchs Australian Nationals.

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It may be many months away yet but the Perth Top Fuel round could shape up to be quite a biggy.

Rumour is that there could be anywhere up to five local drivers contest the round, though four is more likely. Two will be obvious, with Martin Stamatis and Allan Dobson to be definite contenders, so who can guess the others?

Add to that the regular touring teams of Read, Lamattina, Morgan, Mariani and potentially Cowin, plus the Shepherd and Sainty families who were considering the trip and it could be the biggest nitro round yet in the West.


APSA are proud to announce that Pro Comp Motorsport have decided to support Pro Street racing in Australia and put up $10,500 prize money to the winner of 10.5 Outlaw at the Sept 18th 2010, APSA Pro Street Shootout at Willowbank Raceway.

The quickest eight Gas Motorsport Street 289 competitors from qualifying at the 2010 Jamboree will have the opportunity to race headups with a Pro Tree in a Chicago Shootout exhibition.

Another new Funny Car is being readied in WA with Greg Byrne putting together this new ride.

All South Queensland ANDRA Members, Licence holders and Stakeholders in the sport of Drag Racing are invited to attend this meeting to discuss ANDRA’s proposed transition to becoming a National Company as opposed to an Association Incorporated in South Australia.

It was a day of trial and tribulations, substantial down time due to rain and a high number of breakages at Sydney Dragway's July test and tune ahead of the first round of the track championship next weekend.

Willowbank Raceway is pleased to announce a new concept in Street Series racing at the Ipswich facility – the Mid Week Masters.

Mark Mariani has capped off his first full-season in the Australian National Drag Racing Association (ANDRA) Pro Series ranks, finishing fourth in the 2009-2010 Australian Top Fuel championship series.

The Santo Rapisarda team Funny Car fired its first shots in anger in 2010 with Allan Dobson in the hot seat.

On the weekend of July 10th and 11th, 2010, the National Control Council of ANDRA (NCC) came together for a Strategic and Structural Planning workshop.

Santo Rapisarda is planning to compete his Top Fuel team in the NHRA by the end of the year.

A new season has dawned on Sydney Dragway with the running of the first round of the 2010/2011 Track Championship and what many believe could be a new era for the venue.

Willowbank Raceway came alive last weekend with more than 450 cars at the track for the eighth annual running of Mopar Sunday.

Today, July 22 marks the 20th anniversary of the tragic passing of Louie Rapisarda to a Top Fuel Drag Racing incident and everyone at Sydney Dragway would like to pass on their deepest wishes and thoughts to the Rapisarda family at this difficult time.

Willowbank Raceway will host the 20th annual running of the world’s largest Sport Compact Drag Racing event – the Jamboree - this weekend, Saturday and Sunday August 21 and 22.

When it comes to taming the nitro horsepower of Santo Rapisarda's stable, a young man within the family has proven to be a capable figure for the team.

Drag racing legend and current Australian No. 5 Top Doorslammer driver Peter Kapiris made the drive down from Melbourne last weekend to Portland’s South Coast Raceway to check out the race track and check over the progress of the current track upgrades. 

The OFFTAP Racing team were out testing a fresh new combination in their Mazda RX7 this week at Sydney Dragway in preparation for the largest Sport Compact Drag Racing event in the southern hemisphere, the 2010 Jamboree.

After two long years in the build Dean Cordowiner's "EL SNIPER" Starlet is set to officially debut at jamboree 2010.

Insiders say we may see one current GM badged team car jump ship to Mopar this season.

The upcoming big buck Outlaw 10.5 Shootout at Willowbank Raceway is stirring quite a bit of interest, the latest snippet is that several top line Pro Stock teams are looking at bolting on a set of 10.5 tyres to mix the competition up.

Work is underway on upgrades to Hidden Valley Drag Strip in the Northern Territory.

There is now officially only one Pro Street organisation in Australia, that being the Australian Pro Street Association (APSA).

Haltech partners with PAC Performance to take on the Puerto Rican Rotaries at this year's Jamboree.

The Sport Compact Group continues to set the pace in the world of Sport Compact Drag Racing with the addition of some key new personnel to focus on the Marketing and Development of the Category.

So hands up who recognises this Western Australian Comp racer who has become a little sick of the wind in his face and has decided to go for something a bit more sleek?