Regional drag racing is pumping in Victoria and you don't need a dedicated facility, with Radial Life hosting a wildly popular event labelled No Excuses at Ballarat Airport.
With maxed out entries and strong crowd rocking up to watch heads up drag racing with a radial theme on the airport strip that was superbly prepped by the Ballarat Drag Racing Club (BDRC).
The event gathered a strong social media following and captured the local evening news, all good news for the areas push to build a permanent facility.
Tuners Edge 235
1st Anthony Didonato Toyota Soarer
2nd Ari Pegios VZ SS Commodore
Refined Car Detailing 275
1st Matt Brame LH Torana
2nd Brad Kelly VZ SS Ute
Grimm Industries 325
1st Jason Ruby S13 Silvia
2nd Sam Elhaouli LH Torana
Promoters choice - Daniel Pantelic Mazda RX4 (what a gorgeous car!!!!)
Fastest Ford - Bassem Taha FG Falcon 6.20 (From NSW)
Fastest Holden - Kai McPhee VC Commodore 5.66 (and fastest pass of the day)
Fastest 6 cyl - Jason Ruby S13 Silvia 5.69
Fastest 8 cyl - Kai McPhee VC Commodore 5.66
Fastest 4WD - Jason Ruby S13 Silva 5.69
Best Burnout - Jason Ruby S13 Silvia
Quickest NA - Adrian Cassar VL BT1 v8
You can bet No Excuses #2 is not far off.
The boys from FullBoost put together the below video of the action.
Channel 9 news report.
And thanks to Hayley Turns of Outlaw Images for the following pics from the day.