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Day one of South Coast Raceway’s South Coast Nationals, featuring the latest round of the Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series, has seen more than 160 racers impress across three rounds of qualifying ahead of eliminations racing Sunday (3 December).
The inaugural National Drag Racing Championship (NDRC) event was an ambitious challenge for both the promoter and the brand new Dragway At The Bend facility, and that was before the weather gods threw in added complications.
Yet another Nitro Funny Car track record, rookies beating out the veterans in Top Doorslammer, wheelstanding Top Fuel Motorcycle side-by-side duels and an enthralling interstate v locals Pro Alcohol battle: day two of the Goldenstates for the National Drag Racing Championship had it all.
In hot and humid conditions, Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series racers have well and truly delivered for the fans at the Perth Motorplex on day two of the 49th annual Goldenstates.
From Nitro Funny Car track records that were broken and then re-broken, to a history-making Top Doorslammer final match-up, day one of the Goldenstates has been a truly amazing affair for the NDRC in Perth Friday evening.
Day one of the 49th Goldenstates has seen Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series competitors entertain on-track alongside NDRC Nitro Funny Cars, Top Doorslammers, Top Fuel Motorcycles and Pro Alcohol competitors at the Perth Motorplex Friday evening in hot and humid conditions.
Events are rolling out quickly at the Perth Motorplex now there new season is underway with the WA Quarter Mile Masters run on Nov 11, an event celebrating the WA’s drag racing icons and featuring the first round of the WA Top Doorslammer and Top Fuel Motorcycle championship.
Typical October weather, warm enough during the day to trick you, when the sun drops to the west, the temperature soon plummets! Saturday October 28 saw the first major Drag Racing event of the season at the Perth Motorplex, with 114 teams entering into the WA Drag Racing Series Opener.