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Australian Top Fuel abandons quarter-mile

Australian Top Fuel abandons quarter-mile

29 September 2017

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Top Fuel competition in the 400 Thunder Professional Drag Racing Series will switch from the quarter-mile distance and run to 1000ft from November’s opening round Read More

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Rapisarda issues Top Fuel quarter-mile ultimatum

Rapisarda issues Top Fuel quarter-mile ultimatum

31 August 2017

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Santo Rapisarda has threatened to pull his leading drag racing team from Australian Top Fuel competition over safety concerns about quarter-mile racing at two national tracks Read More

Richie Crampton receives NHRA call-up

Richie Crampton receives NHRA call-up

29 August 2017

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Australian drag racer Richie Crampton will return to the NHRA Drag Racing series starting with this weekend’s flagship US Nationals event Read More

Expanded 400 Thunder calendar for 2017/18

Expanded 400 Thunder calendar for 2017/18

2 August 2017

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The 400 Thunder Professional Drag Racing Series has unveiled an expanded 10-round calendar for its 2017/18 season Read More

Winternationals reveals new naming rights sponsor

Winternationals reveals new naming rights sponsor

6 March 2017

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Gulf Western Oil will sponsor the 50th running of Australian drag racing’s Winternationals Read More

Shane Tucker to race Hedges Pro Stock

Shane Tucker to race Hedges Pro Stock

22 February 2017

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Australian NHRA Pro Stock racer, Shane Tucker, will pilot Jason Hedges Pontiac GXP at the Santo’s Super Thunder event at Willowbank Raceway on April 14 Read More

Aussie NHRA star to race for Lamattinas

Aussie NHRA star to race for Lamattinas

10 February 2017

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American-based Australian NHRA star, Richie Crampton will have his first Top Fuel race on home soil in May when he links up with Lamattina Top Fuel Racing for the Nitro Thunder event at Sydney Dragway Read More

Splatt’s return struck with problems in Sydney

Splatt’s return struck with problems in Sydney

22 January 2017

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Rachelle Splatt’s eagerly awaited return after a 10-year hiatus was mired with issues at the Santo’s Summer Thunder meeting at Sydney Dragway Read More

Competitor killed at ANDRA meeting

Competitor killed at ANDRA meeting

21 January 2017

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Drag racer Chris Stewart has died while competing at the ANDRA Summit Sportsman Series meeting at South Coast Raceway, Portland, in Victoria. Read More

Splatt names comeback date, sponsor, crew chief

Splatt names comeback date, sponsor, crew chief

Australia’s ‘Queen of Speed’, Rachelle Splatt, will make her long awaited comeback to Top Fuel drag racing at the 400 Thunder event at Sydney dragway on January 21 Read More

Leading drag racing team inks fresh oil deal

Leading drag racing team inks fresh oil deal

16 December 2016

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One of the biggest drag racing team’s in Australia, Team Bray Racing, has sealed a significant sponsorship deal with Gulf Western Oil Read More

Australian 400 Thunder series releases calendar

Australian 400 Thunder series releases calendar

26 July 2016

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The 400 Thunder Australian Professional Drag Racing Series has confirmed a nine round 2016/2017 calendar. Read More

New interim management at Perth Motorplex

New interim management at Perth Motorplex

15 June 2016

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VenuesWest has been confirmed as the new operators of Perth Motorplex on an interim basis Read More

Dixon scores Winternationals Top Fuel win

Dixon scores Winternationals Top Fuel win

13 June 2016

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Three-time NHRA Top Fuel champion Larry Dixon defeated Wayne Newby to score victory at the City of Ipswich Winternationals Read More

VIDEO: Massive drag racing blow-up

VIDEO: Massive drag racing blow-up

5 June 2016

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NHRA Funny Car racer Jack Beckman speaks after an enormous engine explosion during qualifying in New Hampshire Read More

New operators required at Perth Motorplex

New operators required at Perth Motorplex

2 June 2016

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Perth Motorplex is looking for new management following a decision from the current operators to stand down at the end of the month Read More

Lamattina Racing to make one-off return

Lamattina Racing to make one-off return

4 May 2016

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Champion Top Fuel squad Lamattina Racing is set to make a one-off return with the team's long-time tuner Aaron Hambridge at the wheel at Darwin’s Hidden Valley Drag Strip in July Read More

McClenathan to make Willowbank return

McClenathan to make Willowbank return

15 March 2016

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Four-time NHRA Top Fuel runner-up Cory McClenathan will head to Australia to contest the Santo’s Super 3 Extreme Drag Race Event at Willowbank Raceway next weekend Read More

Willowbank Raceway CEO’s shock resignation

Willowbank Raceway CEO’s shock resignation

19 February 2016

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Tony Manson has resigned as chief executive of Queensland’s signature drag racing venue, Willowbank Raceway Read More

ANDRA appoints Grant Goodall as new CEO

ANDRA appoints Grant Goodall as new CEO

28 December 2015

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The Australian National Drag Racing Association (ANDRA) has appointed Grant Goodall as its new CEO Read More

400 Thunder drag series splits from ANDRA

400 Thunder drag series splits from ANDRA

13 November 2015

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The 400 Thunder Australian Professional Drag Racing Series has announced a new agreement with an American sanctioning body, confirming a total split with ANDRA Read More

McClenathan wins inaugural 400 Thunder event

McClenathan wins inaugural 400 Thunder event

8 November 2015

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American Cory McClenathan emerged victorious in the inaugural 400 Thunder event, Sydney Dragway’s East Coast Nationals Read More

Aussie Crampton wins again in NHRA

Aussie Crampton wins again in NHRA

19 October 2015

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Richie Crampton continued his winning ways in America's NHRA by recording a fifth victory of the season at Texas Read More

New $750k drag racing series launched

New $750k drag racing series launched

16 October 2015

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Details of a breakaway drag racing series have been unveiled in Sydney, including a $750,000 prize pool and Fox Sports television deal Read More

ANDRA drops bombshell on unification efforts

ANDRA drops bombshell on unification efforts

2 October 2015

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Australian drag racing has been plunged into fresh turmoil following a dramatic change of tack by sanctioning body ANDRA Read More

National drag racing series announces calendar

National drag racing series announces calendar

24 September 2015

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The newly formed Australian Professional Drag Racing Series has announced a 12-round 2015/16 schedule Read More

ANDRA appoints Curkpatrick as interim CEO

ANDRA appoints Curkpatrick as interim CEO

17 September 2015

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The Australian National Drag Racing Association (ANDRA) has appointed former Shannons Nationals boss Rob Curkpatrick as its interim CEO Read More

Drag racing champion guilty of drug offences

Drag racing champion guilty of drug offences

2 September 2015

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Former Australian drag racing champion Brett Stevens has been convicted of producing and trafficking ecstasy Read More

Aussie takes fourth NHRA win of the season

Aussie takes fourth NHRA win of the season

24 August 2015

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South Australian Richie Crampton has racked up another NHRA Top Fuel victory, beating home Brittany Force in the final at Brainerd International Raceway Read More

Australian drag racing mends its differences

Australian drag racing mends its differences

12 August 2015

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The schism which rocked Australian drag racing appears to be fixed with the ANDRA board and the country’s three major venues reaching common ground Read More

Lamattina Racing withdraws from drag racing

Lamattina Racing withdraws from drag racing

6 July 2015

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Respected Top Fuel drag racing outfit Lamattina Racing has withdrawn from competition indefinitely after more than 10 years at the forefront of the sport in Australia Read More