ANDRA National Drag Racing summit

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As previously announced, ANDRA is conducting a National Drag Racing Summit next month to provide the opportunity for a cross section of our stakeholders to have direct input into the planning processes for the future development of our sport. With the management of the Pro-Series coming in house it’s essential that we gather the viewpoints of our members to ensure that we move forward with a modern, dynamic and exciting competition structure.


When:                  October 22 & 23

Where:                 Chifley Hotel / Sydney Dragway Conference Room

Who:                    12 Representatives from Group 1 – 4 (The selection process will be announced next week)

12 Representatives from Management / ADRPA / Officials / Media / Sponsors etc

Cost:                     ANDRA will cover all costs including travel

Why:                     To receive valuable input from a broad sector of our stakeholders

To develop clear and regular communication channels

To have a say in the future development of our sport

Outcomes:   Ideas from the Summit will be incorporated into the competition framework for the 2012/13 Season

Sample Agenda       

To ascertain our current market position as perceived by our stakeholders (Racers / Riders)
To discuss current obstacles that are preventing our sport from moving forward
To determine market opportunities that will enable our sport to move forward
To brainstorm what the racers/riders really want
What media opportunities should we be taking
What are your thoughts on Brand development
What are your thoughts on “Hero“ development
National road show viability
What financial reward are competitors looking for
Why is Drag Racing not attracting the top corporate dollar
What does ANDRA need to start doing
What does ANDRA need to stop doing
ANDRA National Events Team
Are we a hobby or a sport – what needs to change
What do you think of a “20-20” format (re: Cricket Aust.)
Should the events calendar be conducted over a calendar year (Jan-Dec)
How can we focus on the G1 category whilst not losing sight of the sportsman racers

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