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Morgan and Gregorini open 2014 ANDRA accounts

Morgan and Gregorini open 2014 ANDRA accounts

3 March 2014

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Darren Morgan has shaken up the ANDRA Top Fuel Championship rankings with a stunning weekend at the Perth Motorplex, winning round four and ending the domination of Phil Lamattina Read More

Lamattina and Kapiris gain Motorplex Gold

Lamattina and Kapiris gain Motorplex Gold

2 March 2014

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Phil Lamattina has continued his outstanding run of form at the Perth Motorplex, winning round three of the ANDRA Top Fuel Championship and remaining undefeated in season 2014, whilst Peter Kapiris got his Top Doorslammer Championship account underway in the best possible fashion Read More

Drivers chase Lamattina at Westernationals

Drivers chase Lamattina at Westernationals

26 February 2014

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This weekend’s Westernationals at the Perth Motorplex sees Top Fuel join the traditional feature category, Top Doorslammer for the first time ever and a crack field will be chasing last round winner, Phil Lamattina Read More

Tucker beats top qualifier and a new NHRA winner in Arizona

Tucker beats top qualifier and a new NHRA winner in Arizona

24 February 2014

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Queenslander Shane Tucker once again snuck into the final qualifying spot for the second round of the 2014 NHRA Mello Yello Pro Stock Championship, however got all tongues wagging when he knocked off first time pole-sitter Chris McGaha in the opening round Read More

Pioneering Willowbank administrator resigns

Pioneering Willowbank administrator resigns

12 February 2014

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Willowbank Raceway’s board has confirmed that Sue Syrmis has voluntarily resigned as administration manager Read More

Young Aussies excel in NHRA debuts

Young Aussies excel in NHRA debuts

10 February 2014

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The two Australian rookies in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Championship - Shane Tucker (Pro Stock) and Richie Crampton (Top Fuel) have impressed at the opening round of the season, the Circle K Winternationals at Pomona in California Read More

Stuart Bishop wins first ANDRA Doorslammer Title

Stuart Bishop wins first ANDRA Doorslammer Title

2 February 2014

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Stuart Bishop brought the Perth Motorplex congregation to its feet as he took out his first ever ANDRA Championship Top Doorslammer event Read More

Surprise top qualifiers in ANDRA Showdown

Surprise top qualifiers in ANDRA Showdown

1 February 2014

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Two surprise quicktime men set the pace in the opening round of the ANDRA Top Alcohol and Top Doorslammer Championship at the Perth Motorplex, with locals Shane Weston (Top Alcohol) and Murray O'Connor heading the timesheets heading into tonight's eliminations Read More

David Murcott wins Australian Sprintcar Title Preliminary

David Murcott wins Australian Sprintcar Title Preliminary

1 February 2014

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Victorian David Murcott has taken out the preliminary feature for the Australian Sprintcar Championship at Tasmania's Latrobe Speedway, however it is New South Welshman, Ian Loudoun who is the surprise highest pointscorer after night one Read More

Zappia to start record chase this weekend

Zappia to start record chase this weekend

29 January 2014

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Record fields for Western Australia will line-up for the opening rounds of the ANDRA Top Doorslammer and Top Alcohol Championships at the Perth Motorplex this weekend Read More

Corbett sets New Zealand drag record

Corbett sets New Zealand drag record

28 January 2014

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Brisbane female racer, Kelly Corbett has established a new benchmark for New Zealand drag racing over the weekend, firing down the Fram Autolite Raceway in 7.14 seconds, eclipsing the previous best time by three-tenths of a second Read More

Aussie drag racers to take on NZ

Aussie drag racers to take on NZ

22 January 2014

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Four Australian drag racers are hoping that Australia Day will mean success for them as they head across to New Zealand for a major drag racing event to be held this weekend in Auckland Read More

Stamatis returns for ANDRA opener

Stamatis returns for ANDRA opener

8 January 2014

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Former Top Fuel champion Martin Stamatis will return to action for the opening round of the 2014 ANDRA Drag Racing Series at the Perth Motorplex this weekend Read More

Sponsorship shortage forces Morgan to miss opener

Sponsorship shortage forces Morgan to miss opener

2 January 2014

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Reigning ANDRA Top Fuel champion Darren Morgan will miss the season opening round in Perth later this month due to budget concerns Read More

Vale: Willowbank pioneer, Dennis Syrmis

Vale: Willowbank pioneer, Dennis Syrmis

2 December 2013

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One of the pioneers of Queensland’s Willowbank Raceway drag racing track, Dennis Syrmis has lost his battle with illness Read More

Sydney-sider wins first Nitro Funny Car event

Sydney-sider wins first Nitro Funny Car event

25 November 2013

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Sydney-sider Rick Gauci upstaged NHRA World #6 Funny Car racer Ron Capps to win the first Aeroflow Outlaw Nitro Funny Car event at Sydney Dragway Read More

Sydney Funny Cars delayed until today

Sydney Funny Cars delayed until today

24 November 2013

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The Aeroflow Outlaw Nitro Funny Cars inaugural event will begin at Sydney Dragway today (Sunday) from 3pm after Saturday night's original event was postponed due to rain. Read More

NHRA star ready for Sydney Funny Car event

NHRA star ready for Sydney Funny Car event

22 November 2013

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One of the world's leading Funny Car racers, Ron Capps has touched down in Sydney and has been preparing this week for a brand new concept to Australian drag racing, the Aeroflow Outlaw Nitro Funny Cars at Sydney Dragway on Saturday Read More

Shawn Langdon wins NHRA Title and Finals

Shawn Langdon wins NHRA Title and Finals

11 November 2013

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Shawn Langdon celebrated his first NHRA Mello Yello Series Championship victory after qualifying at his home track, Pomona, before going on to win the final round of the 2013 season in his Al Anabi Racing dragster. Read More

ANDRA opens links to India and the Middle East

ANDRA opens links to India and the Middle East

7 November 2013

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The Australian National Drag Racing Association has embarked on a program with an Indian-based consultancy to generate sponsorship interest in the national drag racing series from India and the Middle East. Read More

John Zappia takes Doorslammer Title 6

John Zappia takes Doorslammer Title 6

3 November 2013

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It took him until the final race of the final round of the 2013 ANDRA Top Doorslammer season, but John Zappia was able to bridge the deficit to Peter Kapiris to take his record sixth consecutive Australian Championship. Read More

Lamattinas dominate Nationals qualifying

Lamattinas dominate Nationals qualifying

3 November 2013

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The Lamattina brothers have recorded the best two times in Top Fuel at the Australian Nationals in Sydney, with Phil Lamattina edging younger brother John in the final qualifying session Read More

Bumper fields for Sydney Nationals

Bumper fields for Sydney Nationals

30 October 2013

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The Australian Nationals Drag Racing event at Sydney Dragway is set to be the biggest of the year Read More

Force wins 16th NHRA Funny Car championship

Force wins 16th NHRA Funny Car championship

29 October 2013

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The 64-year-old drag racer John Force has won an unprecedented 16th NHRA Funny Car championship at the 13th annual Toyota NHRA Nationals Read More

ANDRA announces first Hall of Famers

ANDRA announces first Hall of Famers

24 October 2013

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The Australian National Drag Racing Association will induct its first five members to the ANDRA Hall of Fame next month in Sydney. Read More

Richie Crampton lands prime US drags seat

Richie Crampton lands prime US drags seat

15 October 2013

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The Adelaide-born Richie Crampton has shocked the drag racing world by landing one of the most coveted jobs in pro drag racing in the United States Read More

John Force extends NHRA points lead

John Force extends NHRA points lead

NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series veteran John Force has extended his Funny Car points lead with victory in Reading, also extending his lead of Top Fuel was Shawn Langdon. Read More

John Force wins in St Louis

John Force wins in St Louis

30 September 2013

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John Force took a rare win this year in his Castrol GTX High Mileage Ford Mustang at St Louis Read More

Ex V8 executive named as Willowbank CEO

Ex V8 executive named as Willowbank CEO

23 September 2013

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Queensland's leading drag racing facility, Willowbank Raceway has appointed experienced event operations manager, Tony Manson in its role of Chief Executive Officer, set to begin on October 1 Read More

Ben Bray takes first win since 2008

Ben Bray takes first win since 2008

22 September 2013

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It's been over five years since Ben Bray last took an ANDRA Top Doorslammer trophy, but he righted that at Adelaide International Raceway by taking victory in the Springnationals Read More