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The 2022/23 Australian Top Doorslammer Championship will long be remembered as one of extreme highs and the lowest of lows. For John Zappia, that pattern firmly applied to Nitro Up North at Darwin’s Hidden Valley Drag Strip.
Atlantic Oils/Rapisarda Autosport International veteran Damien Harris has won this third Australian Top Fuel championship for the team after a dramatic final round in Darwin.
Lamattina Top Fuel Racing has continued their strong late season form to close out the 2022/2023 Burson Auto Parts Australian Top Fuel Championship at Nitro Up North in Darwin, setting up a solid foundation to build from for the upcoming new National Drag Racing Championship.
Hydraulink Jim Read Racing has claimed third in the 2022/2023 Burson Auto Parts Australian Top Fuel Championship amidst a difficult final round at the Hidden Valley Drag Strip at the weekend.
After top qualifying on Friday, two-time champion Peter Xiberras and the PremiAir Hire Top Fuel Dragster have raced through to the Nitro Up North event victory and second in the 2022/2023 Burson Auto Parts Australian Top Fuel Championship on Saturday evening.
When Nulon/PremiAir Racing arrives in Darwin later this week, it will be rolling into an all-out championship battle.
As the end of the season approaches, husband-and-wife Top Doorslammer team Daniel and Lisa Gregorini have found themselves on opposite ends of the racing fortune spectrum.