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Packing in five pro brackets for one day of competition, New Years Thunder was about as intense a drag racing show as you will see.


Years ago, drivers fearlessly climbed into their race cars wearing only cotton t-shirts and jeans. These days, most motorsport participants are more informed about driver safety and the importance of being protected from head-to-toe in any racing event. The ability of someone to emerge from a burning car virtually unscathed is a direct result of the increase in personal safety awareness.


Emilio and Adamo Spinozzi have moved to fifth place in the 400 Thunder Pro Slammer Championship following two wins from three rounds at Willowbank Raceway on Saturday.

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The Australian National Drag Racing Association would like to confirm that the Grand Final for the 18/19 Summit Racing Equipment Junior Dragster championship chase will be held across February 15 and 16 at the Sunraysia Drag Racing Association’s Twilight Nationals event.

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Dave Todd will head to South Coast Raceway’s South Coast 660 – round six of the 18/19 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series – this weekend buoyed by recent victory at the Portland (Victoria) venue.

There's no doubt about just how tough some of the cars that take to the road for Street Machine Drag Challenge are, but one of them has proved its credentials in a different arena, taking out the dyno comp win at Summernats.

Kelly Bettes' crashed Ford Territory

Kelly Bettes said she feels lucky to be alive after a scary moment a couple of days after the New Years Thunder Top Fuel event at Willowbank Raceway.


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From the headlines, it might have looked like another Tremayne whitewash at New Years Thunder, but behind the scenes it was a tough night for the Queensland Pro Stock outfit.

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Pro Bike saw a first time victor at New Years Thunder with Western Australia's Ryan Learmonth taking his first 400 Thunder event over Daniel Rabnott.

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It didn't take long for two of Australia's foremost drag racers on methanol to return to the top of their respective categories this 400 Thunder season.

Kelly Bettes Top Fuel Dragster

Queensland's Kelly Bettes lived up to her championship-winning reputation at New Years Thunder at Willowbank Raceway on Saturday night, recovering from a first round mistake to take out the final round from America's Ashley Sanford.

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The Aeroflow Outlaw Nitro Funny Cars once again rocked Perth Motorplex with a massive crowd cramming into the venue to witness this circus of drag racing.

Sydney driver Rick Gauci walked away with yet another Aeroflow Outlaw Funny Cars win at Perth Motorplex on Saturday night, driving to an impressive 5.468 second run in the final round to wrap up the victory.

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Anyone who is familiar with South Coast Raceway would be familiar with Greg ‘Dutchy’ Holland, the long-time committee member, former Vice President and track commentator.


The Aeroflow Outlaw Nitro Funny Car series is set to return to Sydney Dragway as part of one of the biggest one-day spectacles ever seen at the venue – the Gulf Western Oil Mega Race on April 6, 2019.


The ACDelco Pro Slammer team of Maurice Fabietti and Mark Hinchelwood took on Dale Heiler from Castle Hill Performance in a fascinating dyno contest in Canberra over the weekend.

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Two reigning 400 Thunder champions who have thus far struggled for the season got their series defences back on track with wins at Willowbank Raceway's New Years Thunder on Saturday night.