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Larry Dixon: Australian team can be NHRA contender

Larry Dixon: Australian team can be NHRA contender

28 March 2013

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American drag racing superstar Larry Dixon believes that his Australian NHRA Top Fuel team, Rapisarda Autosport International can quickly become a contender for the NHRA Mello Yello Top Fuel Championship Read More

American Top Fuel legend arrives in Australia

American Top Fuel legend arrives in Australia

22 March 2013

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American Top Fuel superstar, Larry Dixon has arrived in Australia ahead of next week's Santos Cranes Super 3 Extreme Top Fuel event at Willowbank Raceway. Read More

Aussie Top Fuel drivers talking up chances against Larry Dixon

Aussie Top Fuel drivers talking up chances against Larry Dixon

18 March 2013

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The addition of three times NHRA Top Fuel World Champion, Larry Dixon to the Santos Cranes Super 3 Extreme Easter extravaganza at Willowbank Raceway has piqued the interest of Australia's Top Fuel elite, however the red carpet will not be rolled out for the American, with everyone aiming to claim his scalp. Read More

Antron Brown wins Gatornationals and DSR's 200th

Antron Brown wins Gatornationals and DSR's 200th

18 March 2013

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Antron Brown has rocketed to the top of the Mello Yello NHRA Top Fuel Championship with victory in Gainesville, edging out Clay Millican. Read More

NHRA Top Fuel star to race at Willowbank this Easter

NHRA Top Fuel star to race at Willowbank this Easter

6 March 2013

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Three times NHRA Top Fuel World Champion, Larry Dixon will make his Australian racing debut at Willowbank Raceway over Easter (March 29-30) for the Santos Cranes Super 3 Extreme Top Fuel event Read More

Peter Kapiris storms to Westernationals win

Peter Kapiris storms to Westernationals win

4 March 2013

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Peter Kapiris has maintained his lead of the ANDRA Drag Racing Series Top Doorslammer Championship with victory at the Westernationals Read More

American racer adds to Westernationals quality

American racer adds to Westernationals quality

27 February 2013

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This weekend's Westernationals at the Perth Motorplex - which doubles as the latest rounds in the ANDRA Drag Racing Series Top Doorslammer and Pro Stock Championships has been bolstered by the entry of American, Brendan Huhtala to the Pro Stock field, meantime the quality of the Doorslammer field remains red hot. Read More

Erica Enders-Stevens continues NHRA girl power

Erica Enders-Stevens continues NHRA girl power

25 February 2013

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Erica Enders-Stevens took her fifth NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series victory, continuing the good form of women in the 2013 NHRA season in Phoenix, leading home Mike Edwards in the final. Read More

Wayne Newby exorcises Adelaide demons

Wayne Newby exorcises Adelaide demons

25 February 2013

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Wayne Newby has struck back to form in Adelaide by taking a dominant final victory in the ANDRA Drag Racing Series Top Alcohol Championship 10 months after he walked away from a 200kph accident at Adelaide International Raceway. Read More

Robin Judd joins ANDRA board

Robin Judd joins ANDRA board

20 February 2013

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Retired Top Doorslammer racer, Robin Judd has been appointed to the Australian National Drag Racing Association (ANDRA) board in one of two vacant Directors positions Read More

Courtney Force wins opening NHRA round

Courtney Force wins opening NHRA round

18 February 2013

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In a momentous day for women in motorsport, Courtney Force has started the 2013 Mello Yello NHRA Drag Racing Series in best possible fashion, defeating Ron Capps in the Funny Car Final of the Winternationals at Pomona, being joined in victory lane by Shawn Langdon (Top Fuel) and Vincent Nobile (Pro Stock Car). Read More

John Zappia wins Portland Slamfest

John Zappia wins Portland Slamfest

18 February 2013

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West Aussie Top Doorslammer heavy hitter John Zappia took out the second round of the Slamfest competition at Portland Raceway beating home Peter Kapiris in a hard fought single day event. Read More

VIDEO: Antron Brown survives horror crash at Pomona

VIDEO: Antron Brown survives horror crash at Pomona

18 February 2013

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2012 NHRA Top Fuel Champion, Antron Brown has walked away from an horrific crash in the second round of eliminations at the Winternationals at Pomona in California - the opening round of the 2013 Mello Yello Drag Racing Series. Read More

VIDEO: Jet dragster driver survives 450kmh crash in Perth

VIDEO: Jet dragster driver survives 450kmh crash in Perth

17 February 2013

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South African Jet Car driver Pieter DeWit has survived a horrifying incident at the Perth Motorplex last night Read More

Big weekend for Slamfest in Portland

Big weekend for Slamfest in Portland

14 February 2013

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On Saturday Portland, Victoria a number of Australia's leading Top Doorslammer drag racers will be taking to the one-eighth mile (300m) South Coast Raceway for the second round of the growing Slamfest competition. Read More

Phil Lamattina completes Perth domination

Phil Lamattina completes Perth domination

3 February 2013

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Mildura carrot farmer, Phil Lamattina has extended his lead in the ANDRA Top Fuel Championship to 40 points after ending the two night, two round Perth Motorplex event undefeated. Read More

Phil Lamattina takes first part of Perth Top Fuel

Phil Lamattina takes first part of Perth Top Fuel

2 February 2013

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It was a double celebration for Phil Lamattina who took out the first round of the two round Australian Top Fuel Championship at the Perth Motorplex Read More

New Top Fuel format begins tonight in Perth

New Top Fuel format begins tonight in Perth

1 February 2013

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A new format for Top Fuel in the ANDRA Drag Racing Series gets underway at the Perth Motorplex this weekend Read More

Huge step forward for Queensland's fastest lady

Huge step forward for Queensland's fastest lady

16 January 2013

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Jodanna Pullen will take the next step in her career in March after purchasing a Holden Monaro to enter the Super Stock Sportsman category. Read More

Australia's Rapisarda Autosport signs Larry Dixon for NHRA

Australia's Rapisarda Autosport signs Larry Dixon for NHRA

16 January 2013

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Three times NHRA Top Fuel Champion, Larry Dixon will spearhead Australian team - Rapisarda Autosport International's NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Top Fuel effort during 2013, with the legendary racer due to visit Australia for select ANDRA Drag Racing Series events. Read More

Brittany Force secures NHRA Top Fuel drive with JFR

Brittany Force secures NHRA Top Fuel drive with JFR

11 January 2013

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For the first time in its 35-year NHRA history the John Force Racing Team will field a Top Fuel dragster sponsored by Castrol EDGE and driven by 26-year-old rookie Brittany Force. Read More

Willowbank Raceway confirms format for Easter event

Willowbank Raceway confirms format for Easter event

7 December 2012

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Willowbank Raceway promises fans of its Good Friday and Easter Saturday ANDRA Drag Racing Series event more action than ever before for the Top Fuel and Top Alcohol classes, where both will run separate events on both days. Read More

Mark Sheehan takes Perth Top Fuel win

Mark Sheehan takes Perth Top Fuel win

2 December 2012

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Local Perth racer, Mark Sheehan has taken his second ANDRA Top Fuel event win at the Perth Motorplex, defeating Phil Lamattina in the third round of the Australian Championship. Read More

Victor Bray returns to the winner's circle in Perth

Victor Bray returns to the winner's circle in Perth

18 November 2012

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Victor Bray has recorded his first event win in over six years by taking a sensational ANDRA Top Doorslammer victory at the Perth Motorplex. Read More

John Zappia strikes back with quickest time in Perth

John Zappia strikes back with quickest time in Perth

17 November 2012

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After being left out of the field at the opening round of the 2013 ANDRA Top Doorslammer Championship, Perth racer John Zappia has fired back with a time of 5.82 seconds to take the top spot for eliminations in round two at the Perth Motorplex. Read More

Victor Bray calls for ANDRA format re-think

Victor Bray calls for ANDRA format re-think

13 November 2012

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Australian drag racing icon, Victor Bray has called for the Australian National Drag Racing Association (ANDRA) to re-think its approach around professional level events ahead of this weekend's Goldenstates at the Perth Motorplex. Read More

NHRA Championships go right to the wire at Pomona

NHRA Championships go right to the wire at Pomona

12 November 2012

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The NHRA Full Throttle drag racing Series had one of the most dramatic final days in the sport's history, seeing Antron Brown holding onto the Top Fuel crown despite being eliminated in a round one fireball, whilst in Funny Car, the two Don Schumacher Racing pilots, Jack Beckman and Ron Capps took the Title down to the end. Read More

Sydney Dragway boss to stay at the helm

Sydney Dragway boss to stay at the helm

9 November 2012

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Sydney Dragway boss, Ray Treasure has reversed his decision to leave New South Wales' premier drag racing facility and will stay on at the venue. Read More

NHRA Funny Car points leader walks away from spectacular explosion

NHRA Funny Car points leader walks away from spectacular explosion

9 November 2012

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Current NHRA Full Throttle Funny Car Series points leader, Jack Beckman's tilt at the Title hasn't got off to the best of a start after a spectacular explosion in the final round of qualifying on the first day of the final event of the year at Pomona. Read More

Peter Kapiris takes fairytale ANDRA Nationals win

Peter Kapiris takes fairytale ANDRA Nationals win

4 November 2012

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After being rushed to hospital following a clutch failure yesterday, Victorian Top Doorslammer racer, Peter Kapiris has struck back in the best way possible at The ANDRA Nationals in Sydney today, taking the category victory. Read More