February 22, 2012

Notice: Sydney Dragway racer meeting

The Sydney Dragway Board would like to hold a casual meeting with all racers and interested parties at Sydney Dragway at 7:00pm this Friday Night (24th February). The purpose of the meeting is to bring everyone up to speed and answer any questions you may have regarding the future of the venue and Drag Racing in Sydney. We understand it is short notice however the Board is keen to pick up the ball and run with it so if you have an hour or so to spare on Friday Night we would love to see you there.

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Sydney Dragway – Letter from the Chairman

Following on from a meeting held between ANDRA, Sydney Dragway and Willowbank Raceway, talks have resulted in a way forward to ensure the current Championship series stays alive for 2012 and ANDRA is given every chance to succeed in remodelling the sport to ensure a strong 2013 and beyond for Championship Drag Racing. It was announced today ANDRA, Sydney Dragway and Willowbank Raceway will introduce a graduated prizemoney scale which will be used at events for the remainder of the 2011/2012 ANDRA Championship calendar, securing viability at the events and making sure the tracks can afford to continually run them.

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ANDRA Pro Series 1000 Announcement

The return of championship drag racing in South Australia with the ANDRA Pro Series 1000 event at Adelaide International Raceway is gaining momentum, Rino D’Alfonso the event promoter has made the following announcement.

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Puglia to compete against the best

WA drag racer Allen Puglia will get a chance to put his skills to the test against the best drivers in the nation when the Australian National Drag Racing Association (ANDRA) Pro Series hits Perth Motorplex on March 3 and 4.

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Scale brought in for select events

Following a full day conference with all major tracks, ANDRA, who has taken on the full responsibility of the management, marketing and funding of championship drag racing, has resolved to request the tracks to run the events on a graduated prizemoney scale up until the time sponsorship becomes available to fund the series. The entire prize money system will then be reviewed for the 2013 season.

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