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Mario Polito ‘ready for more’ after delayed Pro Stock debut

Australian Pro Stock’s newest racer, Mario Polito made his long-awaited debut at the uber-successful Gulf Western Oil Nitro Thunder round on Saturday, May 8 at Sydney Dragway. While the Sydneysider didn’t score any round wins, the game-plan for the weekend was simply about taking the JD Concrete-sponsored Chevy Cobalt to half track.

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NITRO THUNDER REPORT : Read “Bradburied” Top Fuel

January 2020 was the last time professional drag racing fired a shot in anger in Australia, as the 2021 Gulf Western Oil Nitro Thunder event restarted the longest championship series in history. The event was the penultimate round of the 400 Thunder championship for all brackets ahead of next month’s Winternationals and Mother Nature wasn’t going to let drag racing off easy with its comeback.

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COVID puts Pro Stock title on hold

The planned debut of Australian Pro Stock Championship points frontrunner Wayne Daley’s new Diamond T Custom Toolboxes Dodge Dart has been delayed by the unfortunate COVID lockdown enforced cancellation of Willowbank Raceway’s Apex Epoxy Flooring Super Thunder this weekend.

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