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A husband and wife team are proving to be two of the drag racing leaders in Western Australia, getting their thrills with thousands of horsepower.

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Ross Bulloch or "Hurk The Turk" as he was more affectionally known as, a stalwart of Australian drag racing, passed away today after a battle with cancer.


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Psycho III - the baddest altered of them all. Rob Marjan - street driven R32 GTR smashes sevens. Leanne Braggs - increasing the pace of Modified. Springmount - 400 Thunder marks first championship racing at new North Qld venue. Sydney - 200 racers turn out to Sydney Dragway Track Championship round. Big Money Race - a treat for sportsman racers at Willowbank Raceway. Tech - tyre myth and legend: separating fact from fiction.

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After an impressive debut at the Perth round of the Aeroflow Outlaw Nitro Funny Cars in January, Andrew Katavatis and the Beach Bomb team have decided to make the long trek across the Nullarbor to take on 13 other Aeroflow Outlaw Nitro Funny Cars at Sydney Dragway on November 26.

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Perth Motorplex has welcomed two new sponsors to the fold, the first since VenuesWest took over as interim operator on 1 July 2016.

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Jess Turner (Epping, Victoria) will celebrate completing her Bachelor in Accounting this past Tuesday by crunching numbers of a different kind and racing in the Rowe Memorial Super Stock Classic at Calder Park Raceway Saturday November 19.

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Chris Matheson aboard his Nitro Voodoo Top Fuel Motorcycle Team won the IHRA 400 Thunder East Coast Thunder Nationals last weekend.

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Sydney Dragway was bathed in sunshine for the Aeroflow Outlaw Nitro Funny Cars on November 26 and the warm weather was complimented with scorching performances on the track, culminating in a barnstorming 5.57-second pass for the event winner, Rick Gauci.

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The Donnelly family racing team has been a crowd favourite since joining the Aeroflow Outlaw Nitro Funny Car series and Sydney race goers are in for a treat, a double dose of Donnelly in the nitro funny car ranks!

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The first round of a new State-based Top Doorslammer series will take place this Saturday at Perth Motorplex.

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Rapisarda Autosport International returns this weekend to Pomona Raceway in California for the final round of the 2016 NHRA Mello Yellow Top Fuel championship.


ANDRA are pleased to announce the Garmin VIRB ANDRA Drag Racing Live Stream from the SA Summer Nationals at Adelaide International Raceway this Sunday December 4 will be made available for FREE!


Australia’s newest drag strip will have its much-anticipated maiden run this weekend as Swan Hill Drag Racing Club hosts Race for Pride.

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Jim Read (NSW) is synonymous with Top Fuel and Australian Drag Racing.

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What went wrong for defending Competition Eliminator Champion Craig Geddes (Miners Rest, Victoria) at the Desert Nationals in Alice Springs earlier this year?

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Grant O’Rourke is on his way to South Australia for the SA Summer Nationals, with the Brisbane-based racer looking to secure back-to-back Top Doorslammer victories at Adelaide International Raceway.

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The second round of the Perth Motorplex track championship took place on November 19, with the WA Drag Racing Championships.

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Introducing the ANDRA Drag Racing Podcast – The Most Powerful Podcast for the Most Powerful Motorsport on the Planet!

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Drag News Magazine brings you another massive gallery from the East Coast Thunder event at Sydney Dragway - enjoy our day two gallery.

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The SA Summer Nationals will be the first glimpse Adelaide fans have of the beautifully turned out AC Delco Holden Monaro Top Doorslammer of Maurice Fabietti and his driver Mark Belleri on December 3-4.

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Save of the day at the Andrew Rowe Memorial, ANDRA Summit Sportsman Series event at Calder Park yesterday went to Top Sportsman racer Victor Fernandez.

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Ryan Van Dyk (Diggers Rest, Victoria) will debut a new engine combination in his Dragster Ace Supercharged Outlaw Dragster at the Rowe Memorial Super Stock Classic.


Top Fuel racer Wayne Newby delivered the perfect end to a sensational night of racing at Sydney Dragway, racing to the quickest time of the weekend en-route to overcoming Peter Xiberras in the Top Fuel final.

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A few R32 GTRs have been making news on this site with some world record breaking performances - enter Australia's quickest and fastest street R35.


Over 170 enthusiastic racers descended on Sydney Dragway to round out the 2016 ATURA Blacktown NSW Championship season in style on 19th November, with round seven of the Championship bringing the season to a climactic finish.

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Santo Rapisarda Jr. was denied the ideal 23rd birthday present when Texan Steve Torrence beat Wayne Newby in a first round thriller in the Auto Club NHRA finals at Pomona Raceway.

Drag racing is full of records and some are more arcane than others. But we've been hitting search engines hard to try and find out if Russell Mills' 5.521 run in qualifying for Pro Alcohol at East Coast Thunder was a world record for front engine dragsters.

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Chris Manks pumped out six second passes with ease at the East Coast Nationals claiming the IHRA A/MA record.

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Tom Dimitropoulos (Gillman, SA) has taken out the Rowe Memorial Super Stock Classic at Calder Park Raceway.

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RAI star Wayne Newby will face off against Texan Steve Torrence in first round of racing at the Auto Club NHRA Finals at Pomona Raceway, Newby qualified 11th in the 19 car field.

Fabietti Racing and driver Mark Belleri are proud to announce a new partnership with leading global automotive parts brand ACDelco ahead of the 2017 Australian 400 Thunder Drag Racing Series.

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It was a weekend of great saves, here we have another one from Russell Ladbrook in his AA/FC at the WA Championships.

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Alex Cirtoski has shared his crazy in-car footage from his low seven second Birrong Automotive Skyline at the Melbourne Jamboree - must watch.

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The "Mad Professor" Rob Taylor suffered a major accident at Calder Park yesterday during the Melbourne Jamboree when his Camaro Top Doorslammer lost traction and collided with both concrete walls.

Scott MacLean has completed a marathon week of testing ahead of the East Coast Thunder event today at Sydney Dragway.

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Rob Taylor is not one to stay down, despite nursing some injuries from the crash that saw the demise of his '68 Camaro Top Doorslammer, Taylor has given everyone a glimpse of what is install next.

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The quickest street Nissan GTR battle is a ferocious one right now, with a new World Record holder crowned at the Melbourne Jamboree, before disaster struck.


News out of Pomona, California today that this will be the last event for the Morgan Lucas Racing Top Fuel team and its Australian driver Richie Crampton.

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Excitement for East Coast Thunder is growing with a week of testing providing racers with a good base ahead of the weekend's competition across the 400 Thunder pro and sportsman categories.

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Four new ANDRA 1000ft National Record were set at the Rowe Memorial Super Stock Classis at Calder Park Raceway last weekend.

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The East Coast Thunder event was the swan song for Michelle Davies' 10.5 Torana and what better way for it to go out - though it almost did not happen.

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As the buzz from the East Coast Thunder continues to generate plenty of discussion, Sydney Dragway would like to thank all who contributed to make the event an unbridled success.

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A mad thrash in the workshop over the past few weeks by Robert and Jason Maggs with their crew, will see Maggs Racing ready, strong and bursting to hit the track for the East Coast Thunder event at Sydney on November 4 & 5.

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The Perth Motorplex hosted the first round of the new Summer Slam series for the growing number of Western Australian Top Doorslammer teams in Perth, and the WA Drag Racing Championship event this weekend saw eight teams compete for the coveted title.

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It’s another race against time for 2013 Super Stock Champion Darren Parker (Hoppers Crossing, Victoria) to be ready for the premier Super Stock race of the year at Calder Park Raceway this weekend.

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Les Heintz says the Rowe Memorial Super Stock Classic is one of the most prestigious events on the calendar or Super Stock diehards.

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The hype continues to build for East Coast Thunder with the nationally broadcast Today Show on the Nine Network confirming that the weather report will be broadcast from Sydney Dragway on Wednesday 2nd November 2016.