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Bitterly cold temperature, cold winds, cold track, but hot action, day two of the X Champs lived up too its name delivering one of the most extreme days ever in drag racing. Here a few snap shots highlighting some of the action….and in case you missed the point, it was fecking freezing!
The Aeroflow Outlaw Nitro Funny Car Series, where the cars are the stars, rumbled into Fuchs South Coast Raceway, Portland and delivered a feast of nitro flopper action over the short track.
Grant O’Rourke was one of three Top Doorslammer teams preparing for the ANDRA championship season opener in a pre-event test and tune on Wednesday at Perth Motorplex.
The new championship season for the ANDRA sportsman racers unfortunately met a soggy end but still delivered its fair share of drama, here is our event wrap and gallery.
The Outlaw Nitro Funny Car and Pro Street extravaganza at Sydney Dragway was a barnstormer, even if we had to wait a extra day! Check out the event in all its wheel-standing and tyre smoke glory with this photo gallery. The biggest gathering of Nitro Funny Cars ever seen in Australia with 13 of the Outlaw Nitro variety put on a clinical display of side by side Nitro passes. American star Ron Capps driving the “LA Hooker” looked to have the goods on the field early on before Rick Gauci stepped up in the Nitro Express ’57 with a record breaking 5.69 taking the victory on ET countback in the final round. The APSA Pro Street Grand Finals were also held in conjunction with the Outlaw Nitro event, the Pro Street guys and girls put on a another awesome display with their abuse of horsepower. Final results were: Outlaw Extreme – Sean Mifsud over Steve Petrovski Outlaw 10.5 – Matt Grubisa over Rob Coleman Outlaw Radial – Drago Nikodijevic over Perry Bullivant Factory Xtreme – Scott Porter over Joe Signorelli X275 – Shane Baker over Rod Born Pro Street Blown – Steven Athans over Dom Luppino Pro Street Unblown – Fred Solieman over Chris Stevermuer Mod Street Blown – Joe Gauci over Matthew McCarthy Mod Street Unblown – Dan Sharban over Kon Michaloudakis True Street – Janelle Scott over Carolyn Tzortzas Top Sportsman – Steven Fowler over Marco Tolomeo Check out the mammoth gallery below courtesy of CacklingPipes.com, Blacktrack.com.au and Joe Maday.