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Phil Read dropped the quickest Top Fuel pass ever seen at Sydney Dragway in Friday night testing for Santo's Summer Thunder.


Driver Mark Hinchelwood and team owner Maurice Fabietti are looking to be back at the pointy end of Pro Slammer with their new ACDelco Holden Monaro recording a team PB on only its third full pass.

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The world’s quickest and fastest woman on two wheels, Sydney's own Niki Zak (Niki Taube Zakrzewski), is set to return to Australia from the United States to race her nitrous oxide-assisted Suzuki next month.

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Last weekend’s South Coast 660 event at South Coast Raceway provided a perfect start to 2020 for the Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series competitors and in particular, 66 year old Kelvin Brian.

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NHRA star Richie Crampton will make his debut with Rapisarda Autosport International at the Santo’s Summer Thunder meeting, Sydney Dragway, January, 24-25.

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The beautiful regional venue that is South Coast Raceway in Portland, Victoria played host to the South Coast 660 on January 11 and 12, 2020.

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Sydney Dragway has released a statement postponing this weekend's Summer Thunder event by one week due to the predicted heavy rains forecast this weekend.

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Joe Gauci in his Profab Motorsport Fabrications built Mustang annihilated the Australian quarter mile record multiple times in testing over the past couple of days.

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Darryl Stephen and Tony Polito have completed their Pro Stock licensing in CC Royal Pro Stock Mustangs at Sydney Dragway.

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The weekend’s South Coast 660 at South Coast Raceway has provided a perfect start to 2020’s Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series action for more than 150 competitors.


IHRA and 400 Thunder Management are pleased to announce that the category IHRA Pro Mod will be run over 4 events during the 2020 400 Thunder Calendar at Sydney Dragway and Willowbank Raceway.

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Day one of the South Coast 660 has hosted plenty of exciting qualifying action for more than 150 event entrants at Portland’s South Coast Raceway.

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John Zappia clocked one of the quickest Top Doorslammer times in Australian history at Perth Motorplex on Saturday January 4, taking victory in round three of the WA Summer Slam Series.

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2018 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series Competition Bike Champion Tony Frost took out the victory at last month’s South Coast Nationals and now he is hoping to do it all again at this weekend’s South Coast 660 at the same venue.


John Zappia racked up a new track record of 5.585 seconds, his first 260mph pass in Australia, an event win and got to watch nephew Brodie Zappia take out the Junior Dragster bracket in a massive day for the Zappia family at Perth Motorplex on Saturday, January 4 2020.

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NHRA racer Dom Lagana will return to Australia to join Rapisarda Autosport International at the Santo’s Summer Thunder meeting, Sydney Dragway, January 17-18

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When Lamattina Top Fuel Racing started the 2019/2020 drag racing season with Phil Lamattina returning as the team’s driver, the nitro outfit wanted to achieve two things – a process of improving the team’s race car throughout the season and a return to the Motorplex in Western Australia.

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Bradley Hicks will head to this weekend’s South Coast 660 at South Coast Raceway still smiling about his break-through South Coast Nationals victory at the same venue in December.

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Wayne Newby wins the first 400 Thunder Top Fuel event of the new decade. Gary Phillips extends his Pro Alcohol winning streak, Tyronne Tremayne and Andrew Badcock collect wins in Pro Stock and Pro Stock Bike respectively at New Year's Thunder.

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The first Top Fuel meeting of 2020 will see each member of RAI, Wayne Newby, Damien Harris and Ashley Sanford, bring a differing agenda to the New Year’s Thunder meeting at Willowbank Raceway, January 4.