Aussies Abroad

Aussie racer Mathew Leonard has converted his NitroRat altered from the normal alcohol configuration he runs AA/AM in comp on the NHRA tour back over to Nitromethane for the 6.0 AA/FA class ready for this weekend’s historic March Meet at…
Aussies Mathew Leonard and his brother Warren travelled to the Boise Nightfire Nationals recently all the way from Adelaide in South Australia. Now, after a quick change from running nitro back to alcohol, they are preparing for more racing this…
Australia’s Leonard Brothers will compete this weekend against the US’ best Fuel Altereds at the Nightfire Nationals. The 11-14 August event is being held at Firebird Raceway in Boise, Idaho (US). “We have converted the NitroRat Altered from alcohol to…
Auzmet Architectural Chevrolet Camaro driver Shane Tucker could be seen as a little apprehensive. After hurting two engines in Epping one month ago, Tucker’s team has been burning the midnight oil to repair them and return to competition. Tucker began…

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Photo by Roger Richards/Competition Plus

June 19, 2017: In the highly explosive, high horsepower sport of drag racing, anything can happen. Just ask Perth Top Fuel Harley racer Benny Stevens who was ready to give it his all at Round 7 of the Mickey Thompson Top Fuel Harley Series at NHRA’s Thunder Nationals.

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Photo by Phil Luyer/Hi-Octane Photos

This coming weekend at the NHRA Thunder Valley race, Australian Top Fuel Harley-Davidson rider Benny Stevens is set to have the ride of his life racing against some of the best nitro-burning Harley racers in the world!

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Noonan Race Engineering is expanding its USA operations with the purchase of a new facility in Spartanburg, South Carolina.

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Shane Tucker at Mello Yello autograph signing session - Photo by NHRA

 

The last time Pro Stock fan favourite Shane Tucker arrived at New England Dragway, he qualified No. 4 and went to the second round of eliminations after defeating John Gaydosh in 2014.

 

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Australian Shane Tucker continues to improve, develop and live the dream of racing against the best in the US. Along with his father Rob Tucker, the team made their second appearance on the 2017 NHRA tour at the Southern Nationals at Atlanta, GA running their own powerplant. Here is the report card thanks to SR Driven and Sadie Floyd.

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After racing last weekend at the NHRA Four-Wide Nationals, Shane Tucker and his Auzmet Architectural/Rob Tucker Racing team will travel a mere four hours down the road and compete for the first time at Atlanta Dragway for the 37th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Southern Nationals.

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In his 2017 American Pro Stock debut, Shane Tucker outlasted the competition and will have his chance to claim victory at the NHRA Four-Wide Nationals on Sunday.

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Pro Stock favorite Shane Tucker will return to the states to compete this weekend at the NHRA Four-Wide Nationals. Tucker currently plans on attending 14 races in 2017 and running their own engine program all season.

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Another large contingent of Aussies were in action at the 52nd Annual Auto Club NHRA World Finals in Pomona over the weekend.

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A large Aussie contingent gathered to take on the best in Las Vegas at the 17th Annual Toyota Nationals.

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The 17th Annual NHRA Toyota Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway will see possibly the biggest Aussie contingent ever, and certainly the largest collection of Aussies this season, competing on track or behind the scenes.