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Drag racing fans are gearing up to witness explosive action at the final round of the Shannons Top Fuel Shootout series this weekend.

After several incarnations the ex-Mal Gower Austin A40 is now in the hands of Rex Webster.

The Cosmic Enterprises Junior Dragster Challenge, this Saturday June 5, has secured in excess of 80 eight to seventeen year olds for the special juniors-only event.

At the upcoming Winternationals the George & Rocky Rehayem will face off in Pro FX for the first time.

Top Doorslammer Shootout competitors are counting down the hours to the Karcher Top Doorslammer Tri-State Shootout final to take place at Willowbank Raceway this weekend.

This Sunday June 6 will see 120 Castrol EDGE Winternationals entrants take the opportunity to milk the very best out of their high powered machines at the official Winters Warm-Up test day ahead of the June 10-13 event.

 

Mark Mariani has been officially announced as the permanent driver of the Black Widow nitro FED.

The S & S Motorsports & Trailer Sales Team debuted new livery at the recent Top Fuel Championships meeting at Willowbank Raceway.

The ex-Mark Thomas Ethanol Performs Top Alcohol Funny Car has reportedly been landed WA and is currently at 1320 Race Cars getting some work done.

Construction of Peter Kapiris’ new Top Doorslammer is nearing completion.

 In an exciting new growth stage at Youngblood Ink, they welcome their newest staff member, Rachael Altair.

Perth Motorplex has announced a change in its management team. Ray Treasure has resigned as drag racing manager, citing the workload pressures involved in running modern drag racing operations.

Craig Melbourne's “Pro-Lux” ute has had a makeover to conform with Pro FX regulations.

ANDRA Pro Series Television continues to surge, with Network TEN confirming encore 1-hour telecasts of Top Doorslammer and Top Fuel from both the Nitro Champs event at Sydney Dragway and the upcoming Castrol Edge Winternationals.

After consultation with Australia’s Nitro Funny Car advocates recently in Sydney, it has now confirmed, the overdue appearance of Drag Racing’s most unpredictable creatures will now be unveiled at Sydney Dragway on Saturday, July 31 and Sunday August 1.

One of drag racing's veteran race cars has been lost in an on track accident.

It has been 9months since Theo Woollett's ON EDGE Nissan Skyline GTR has gone down the Willowbank quarter mile.

Former Australian Pro Stock champion Peter Ridgeway saved his brand-new Holden Monaro race car from near disaster after a freak fire broke out in his team’s transporter yesterday.

What infamous internet warrior and ANDRA Pro Series crewman is itching to get out onto the black sticky surface and strut his stuff as a driver? 

Recent converts to Supercharged Outlaws McCormack Racing have signed Mr Filter - Truck & Earthmoving Superstores as a primary sponsor.

Rumour has it current Competition Eliminator champion Phil Otto has kiwi power on board for the Winternationals.

Adam Thompson proved that getting the right advice and spending the time to sort out a consistent race car will get results, winning the WA Super Street championship in his first full season of competition.

Photo spectacular highlighting all the action and colour from the 2010 Nitro Champs at Sydney Dragway.

Now knowing that former Pro Stock champion Peter Ridgway will debut his new car at the Winters, there is speculation as to the TBA entry.

In excess of 80 junior speedsters lit up Willowbank Raceway this weekend for the Cosmic Enterprises Junior Dragster Challenge.

Twenty Pro Stockers will take to the track next weekend for a 16 car field at the Castrol EDGE Winternationals.

Making his first appearance in the ANDRA Pro Series at the Nitro Champs in Sydney was Victorian rider Rob Cassar – and it didn’t take the long time sportsman rider long to make an impact.

Top Fuel will face one of its most exciting championship deciders in recent years at the Castrol EDGE Winternationals (June 10-13), with just 25 points separating a three-time champion, reigning Champion and a new championship challenger in the race for the title.

The Brumby Government is providing $50,000 to look at the viability of developing Mildura and Swan Hill as elite centres for motor sport, the Parliamentary Secretary for Regional and Rural Development, Jaala Pulford, announced today.

APSA has a new number one in Pro Street Blown after the 2010 Nitro Champs.

Robin Judd will be looking to lose the ‘bridesmaid’ tag when he competes at the Castrol EDGE Winternationals over June 10-13 at Willowbank Raceway.

Drag racing as a sport defies comparison, but to us it is more like a game of chess than of outright driving skill.

Next weekend’s Castrol EDGE Winternationals are set to see championships decided as the season-ending event for the ANDRA Pro Series over June 10-13 at Willowbank Raceway.

Tristan Triccas and Jason Mansweto came to the 2010 Nitro Champs and unleashed hell on their Pro Street competitors.

Word has it there is a jet funny car (possibly two) on the way to an ANDRA Pro Series racer.

Word from a multi-championship winning Pro Stock Motorcycle team owner is that an ex-NHRA Pro Stock Motorcyle will be competing at the Winternationals.

Multiple NHRA event winner Todd Patterson has been confirmed as a star entrant for next weekend’s Castrol EDGE Winternationals at Willowbank Raceway after travelling especially from his Kansas home for the largest drag racing event outside of the US.

Four-time Australian Pro Stock Champion Peter Ridgeway will make his long awaited return to the category at the upcoming Castrol EDGE Winternationals.

Four-time Bathurst 1000 winner Greg Murphy and 2005 V8 Supercar Champion Russell Ingall will trade twists and turns for the straight quarter-mile at the Castrol EDGE Winternationals.

Mildura-based Top Fuel drag racer, Darren Morgan, was the first recipient of the Louie Rapisarda Top Qualifier trophy and $2500 after top qualifying at the recent Nitro Champs at Sydney Dragway (SD), Eastern Creek.

Perth Chartered Accountant, Robin Judd, does not have to do the sums to know how the numbers stack-up in the quest to win his first Australian National Drag Racing Association (ANDRA) Pro Series Top Doorslammer championship.

 

The Winters Warm Up has started, stay tuned here for updates.

 

Sneaking in at the recent Day Of The Drags at Sydney Dragway was former HAMBster racer Coral Dyer with her new perfectly presented Modified dragster.

Auto One, a major sponsor of the ANDRA Pro Series recently held a competition at Motorvate Melbourne – called ‘Startline Madness’ as part of their Oi Rev Head promotion.

Multiple championship-winning Rapisarda Racing drag racing team is set to race a Nitro Funny Car in Australia after purchasing an ex-Don Prudhomme Racing, 2008 Monte Carlo NHRA car.

 

Race report from Sydney Dragway's nostalgic private track day

In excess of 480 drag racers will converge on the Willowbank Raceway near Ipswich, Queensland next month to compete in the largest drag racing event outside of North America – the Castrol EDGE Winternationals.

Two former ANDRA Pro Series champions are set to return at the Winternationals.