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20170506 Joe Maday Nitro Thunder 726

Drag News Magazine sharp shooter Joe Maday has delivered his best shots from the recent Gulf Western Oil Nitro Thunder event at Sydney Dragway.

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You're not seeing double. Two Buy Sell Car Parts Toranas. Both driven by Frank - one a Palumbo and one an Oliveri!

20170506 Joe Maday Nitro Thunder 2228

Allison Evans gets the laundry out in the braking area.

20170506 Joe Maday Nitro Thunder 2228

Norm McCormack gets to bouncing in the braking area.

20170506 Joe Maday Nitro Thunder 2228

Michelle Davies was impressive in the competition debut for the family's Ford Mustang, running a 6.03 and winning Pro Extreme.

20170506 Joe Maday Nitro Thunder 2228

Adam Layton's nitro Harley sits in the lanes waiting for its turn.

20170506 Joe Maday Nitro Thunder 2228

Wayne Newby looks to have a stranglehold on the 400 Thunder Top Fuel championship.

20170506 Joe Maday Nitro Thunder 2228

A flash from a photographer ignites Damian Muscat's nitro Harley.

20170506 Joe Maday Nitro Thunder 2228

Jamie Robertson delivers a big time burnout in his Supercharged Outlaws alterd named Mr Manic.

20170506 Joe Maday Nitro Thunder 2228

The tyre tracks tell the story of the race between Jeff Wilson and Mark Belleri, with Wilson's paddling the tell tale sign of tyre shake.

20170506 Joe Maday Nitro Thunder 2228

Damian Muscat from above.

20170506 Joe Maday Nitro Thunder 2228

A fist pump and smiles are just as effective as a win light.


20170506 Joe Maday Nitro Thunder 2228

Richie Crampton got to enjoy nitro racing on home turf for the first time and was a hit with fans.

20170506 Joe Maday Nitro Thunder 2228

A Lamattina family dedication? Novita Children's Services benefited greatly from the event.

20170506 Joe Maday Nitro Thunder 2228

Adam Layton features in plenty of photos from this event because he was pretty darned spectacular the whole time.

20170506 Joe Maday Nitro Thunder 2228

Craig Glassby hikes the front end of the Veem Pro Alcohol Funny Car.

20170506 Joe Maday Nitro Thunder 2228

Gathering clouds would eventually result in rain that delayed the event for some 90 minutes.

20170506 Joe Maday Nitro Thunder 2228

Dom Lagana casts a final eye over the 10,000 horsepower motor of the Rapisarda Autosport International dragster.

20170506 Joe Maday Nitro Thunder 2228

We have ignition!