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The Mactrack Westernationals will receive an exciting dose of international Pro Slammer action care of Team Bray Racing on March 3 and 4, with Texan Pro Mod legend Frankie Taylor to drive for the team.

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Nitro Night saw a collection of Top Fuel Dragsters, Nitro Bikes the Direct Mining and Industrial Summer Slam entertain a decent crowd at Perth Motorplex on February 17, 2018.

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2018 marks the 25th year of racing for Mark Allan in a career that started all the way in back in 1993 as a 9 year old boy racing Junior Dragster.


Watching a nitro dragster live isn't for the weak - or the distracted!

Sydney Pro Slammer drag racer Geoff Gradden will be making his first trek west to take part in the MacTrack Westernationals on March 3 and 4, and if recent performances are any guide, he may have the hot weather tune up to surprise more fancied rivals.

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John Zappia's preparation for the next round of the 400 Thunder Pro Slammer Series at the MacTrack Westernationals has begun with a runner up at Perth Motorplex's Nitro Night.

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"Mad" Mark Hinchelwood's crazy "turbo with an altered attached" is well remembered as he car that set AA/MA national records - well look out, he is coming back with a new car.

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Paul Carey is set to begin licensing a new Top Alcohol Altered next month at Perth Motorplex.

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Ryan Moresby is the latest five second Pro Slammer drag racer in WA, with stunning performances coming just in time for the MacTrack Westernationals at Perth Motorplex on March 3 and 4.

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We previewed this awesome twin turbo radial Holden Torana last week ahead of its race debut, but unfortunately there was a baptism of fire for [JACKHAMMER] at Nitro Night at Perth Motorplex.


John Faraone might run WA plates but sightings of his Valiant Charger on its home soil are rare, especially at the track.


Scott MacLean endured a tough Santo’s Summer Thunder event at Sydney Dragway in the fourth round of the 400 Thunder Pro Slammer Championship. The rollercoaster of emotion began before the event, with the team’s private testing on the Wednesday not going to plan thanks to car-damaging tyre shake that left MacLean stunned at its ferocity.

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About 30 racers took part in a pre-Westernationals test and tune at Perth Motorplex on Wednesday, February 28.

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Top Fuel Dragsters returned to Perth Motorplex for the first time in a couple of years as part of Nitro Night on Saturday February 17, 2018.


WA's Streetbuilt Racing has unveiled a cool new radial tyre drag racing weapon to take on the beasts from the east.


Top Bike rider Adam Layton had a huge weekend at Sydney Dragway during Santo’s Summer Thunder on January 19 and 20.

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West Australia’s Todd Stacy will be looking to overcome recent tyre shake issues when he competes in this weekend’s MacTrack Westernationals at his home track, the Perth Motorplex.

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Karl Wicht's Peter Brock tribute A9X Pro Street animal has always been an attention seeker, and deservedly so. The F3 procharged big block powered Torana went as good as it looked as Australia's quickest procharged machine.


Wayne and Lisa Keys have unveiled their brand new Chev Camaro AA/AP and Top Doorslammer out west.

The 400 Thunder Pro Slammer championship battle has continued between John Zappia and Paul Mouhayet as they went toe-to-toe at Santo's Summer Thunder in Sydney on Saturday, January 20, 2018.

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Australian Top Fuel Motorcycle Champion Chris Matheson is closing in on Perth, Western Australia to try and break his national record of 6.04 seconds, a record he has held since 2013!

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Mark Sheehan is no stranger to the seat of a Top Fuel Dragster or a Nitro Funny Car, but he had a new experience today as he tested the ex-Steve Turner 'Black Widow' nitro front engine dragster for the first time.


Top Fuel drag racer Rachelle Splatt dropped a surprise today, revealing she has just licensed to drive a jet car.

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Looking for some reading material? We're going back through our archives and uploading some free back issues of Drag News Magazine.

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The 2018 ATURA NSW Championship Series got underway on Saturday 17 February with over 190 teams gracing Sydney Dragway at round one of the series.

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After a grandstand finish to the 2017 ATURA Series, it would be hard to imagine that the 2018 version could be any more exciting – but nothing could be further from the truth. 

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An Australian company has been quietly proving themselves under the bonnets of some of the world's quickest four cylinders.
A new world record for all wheel drive four cylinders was set in Orlando, Florida last weekend with a billet engine block from SA firm Bullet Race Engineering.

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It was a fine balancing act for current 400 Thunder Top Bike Champion Chris Matheson at the Santo’s Summer Thunder event at Sydney Dragway.

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Scott Palmer has developed a reputation as a fan favourite in the NHRA for one reason - throttle whacks! With the CatSpot team making it to the final round in Phoenix, they celebrated with the baddest display of throttle whacks we've ever seen.

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Van Dyk Racing says it is extremely thrilled to announce its new marketing partnership with crypto start-up company, PLAAK, in what is believed to be a world-first for drag racing and a first for Australian motorsport across the board.


Former Australian Top Bike champion Chris Porter has announced he will be taking a break from the sport after the loss of major sponsor Fraser Motorcycles.

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She's the quickest woman on the world in two wheels - it's Sydney's Niki Zakrzewski and she tells us all about her fast progression in the sport, from mid life crisis to life at over 200mph aboard a nitrous-guzzling Suzuki in issue 29 of Drag News Magazine.

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With the running of the 47th Annual MacTrack Westernationals coming up at Perth Motorplex on March 3 and 4, we thought we would flash back ten years ago to the 2008 version of the event.

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As the penultimate round of the 2017/2018 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series, the Perth Motorplex’s MacTrack Westernationals event (March 3 and 4) is attracting racers from all across the country.

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Looking for some reading material? We're going back through our archives and uploading some free back issues of Drag News Magazine.


The seventh round of the Summit Sportsman Series brought 170 racers to Portland on January 20, 2018 in what was the biggest ever event for the regional Victorian drag racing venue.

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The 400 Thunder Professional Drag Racing Series heads west for the first time this season when the 47th Annual MacTrack Westernationals takes place on March 3 and 4 at Perth Motorplex.


Clay Millican became the quickest Top Fuel driver in the world over the weekend with an astonishing 3.628 second run over 1000 feet. While the Tennessee native is a gun driver, he will happily tell you that the brains behind the performances come from his crew chief - Australian expat David Grubnic.

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Frankie ‘The Madman’ Taylor has signed on for more Australian drag racing with Team Bray Racing.


Sydney Dragway’s Santo’s Summer Thunder saw Team Bray Racing and the rest of the Pro Slammer field feeling the heat, with the temperature hitting 41 degrees on Saturday.


Australian nostalgia funny car driver Steve Easton will be behind the wheel of the Burnin’ Money Nitro Funny Car at this year’s 60th Annual March Meet at Auto Club Famoso Raceway in Bakersfield, March 1-4.

Kelvin Lyle has been one of the breakout drivers of the 2017/18 season at Perth Motorplex, moving into the points lead of the Direct Mining and Industrial Summer Slam with some strong performances in recent events.

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When Darren Nichele took out the Top Sportsman victory at the recent South Coast 660, he achieved a lifelong dream – taking home a ANDRA Christmas Tree.

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The South Coast 660 played host to more than 170 racers for what was the largest ever meeting for South Coast Raceway, with plenty of action unfolding over January 20 and 21 for what was round seven of the Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series.

Defending Super Sedan champion George Tipouikidis and his Holden HK Monaro will be well and truly on a mission at the upcoming MacTrack Westernationals at the Perth Motorplex (March 3 and 4).

With a name like ‘Rude Stude’, perhaps the struggles of Shane Catalano and his Studebaker Top Doorslammer make sense.

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Very sadly yesterday, popular Queensland Super Street racer and former National Champion Terri Sander lost her long battle with cancer.

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Two 'big show' Nitro Funny Cars, three Outlaw Nitro Funny Cars, a nitro front engine dragster, nitro bikes and the Direct Mining and Industrial Summer Slam made for a fun night out at Perth Motorplex on January 20, 2018.