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A new season has begun for the Queensland Drag Racing Championships at Willowbank Raceway.

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Round six of the WA Drag Racing Championships saw title chances rise and fade with a number of upsets to the leading contenders on February 16, 2019.

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The first Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series Australian Champion for the 2018/19 season were crowned at the Sunset Strip’s Twilight Nationals event on February 16, with Jake Berias named as the Junior Dragster champion.

JSS Racing team owner Steve Sarkis has released a statement in response to the team's Pro Slammer being withdrawn from results by IHRA Australia after Sydney Dragway's Santo's Summer Thunder event.

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Sam Fenech's first Pro Slammer win, which was followed by a dramatic braking area accident, has been pulled from the team over a 'failure to supply technical data'.

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Super Gas racer Colin Griffin is hoping his recent victory at the South Coast 660 is the start of a winning turnaround as he looks ahead to this weekend’s Twilight Nationals (February 15/16).

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Season opening growing pains and a broken lifter arm derailed Australia’s Shane Tucker’s season debut in Pro Stock at the 59th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals.

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John Zappia has taken out his second Summer Slam event of the season at Perth Motorplex, striking back from a horror Sydney trip.

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After coming oh-so-close to victory at the recent South Coast 660, Modified Bike racer Jake Hamilton-Moderate is hoping to go one better at the upcoming Twilight Nationals across February 15 and 16.

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Nitro Night was one of the more dramatic events this season at Perth Motorplex, but while a single spectacular race dominated the headlines the rest of the competition was second to none.

The winners of the Best in 2018 Awards for Australian drag racing are here!

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If you missed Shane Tucker’s Pro Stock win at the 2012 Winternationals, don’t feel too badly. Tucker is the only driver in this week’s Pro Stock field with a chance to become a Winternationals’ winner on two different continents. 

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South Coast Raceway ran a curtailed Wild Bunch Wars on Saturday, February 2, with Hayley Turns from Outlaw Images there to photograph the horsepower.

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When Anthony Begley stood on the throttle pedal inside the Chemical Warfare Nitro Funny Car, he knew something was wrong almost immediately.

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The South Coast Wild Bunch Wars event at South Coast Raceway in Portland, Victoria was called off yesterday after a major incident during a burnout.

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In one of the most bizarre and expensive Funny Car races in Australian history, two drivers escaped unscathed from terrifying incidents at either end of the Perth Motorplex drag strip.

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Dale Heiler shared a scary dyno incident he experienced as a warning on the importance on safety even when running a car on a dyno.

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The Australian National Drag Racing Association and the Perth Motorplex are excited to announce that the Top Doorslammer and Top Fuel Motorcycle categories will compete for prestigious ANDRA Gold Christmas Tree trophies at the upcoming Westernationals event.

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John Force Racing is proud to announce the addition of David Grubnic as the crew chief of 2017 Top Fuel world champion Brittany Force’s Advance Auto Parts dragster.

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Calder Park played host to the $5,000-to-win King of The Hill grudge race on Australia Day.