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There are plenty of regional drag racing tracks scattered around the country, most have made their 2023 schedules available. These venues have plenty of cool and niche events happening, so if you’re from the country or just looking for relaxed day at the drags, check out what these venues have on offer for next year.
Summernats Slam was so awesome it deserves a bonus gallery, so check out Drag News Magazine photographer Joe Maday’s take on a wild weekend at Heathcote Park Raceway.
It has taken 30 years but Top Fuel championship racing has returned to Victoria’s rejuvenated Heathcote Park Raceway in spectacular fashion, delivering amazing scenes on and off the track. A capacity crowd crammed HPR for Summernats Slam, a new motorsport festival concept, combining Top Fuel drag racing with burnouts, a show and shine and even fireworks.
The Burson Auto Parts Australian Top Fuel Championship (ATFC) headed to Heathcote Park Raceway for the first time in 30 years, and a rare set of circumstances saw Lamattina Top Fuel Racing contest, and come up trumps in two championship round finals at the one event.
PremiAir Racing is once again preparing for a double-header weekend, with the next round for both the Repco Supercars Championship and the Burson Auto Parts Australian Top Fuel Championship (ATFC) to be held at the one event in Darwin next month.
An absolutely at-capacity crowd at Heathcote Park Raceway celebrated the return of Hydraulink Jim Read Racing to the Burson Auto Parts Australian Top Fuel Championship at the weekend, with the team inundated with well wishes across both days of the event.
This weekend, for the first time in 30 years, Top Fuel championship racing will return to Heathcote Park Raceway with the running of the fifth round of the Burson Auto Parts Top Fuel Championship. However a winner from the incomplete round four in Sydney still needs to be decided, ensuring a frenetic qualifying show on Saturday.
Hydraulink Jim Read Racing will be looking to turn around its fortunes at round five of the Burson Auto Parts Australian Top Fuel Championship this weekend.