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17 August 2010

Willowbank Raceway will host the 20th annual running of the world's largest Sport Compact Drag Racing event – the Jamboree - this weekend, Saturday and Sunday August 21 and 22.

Over two big days, a high-octane weekend of Sport Compact Drag Racing is planned, including a Show N Shine, Club Displays, Babes on Stage, Dance Shows, Car Audio Sound Off and Displays, Trader Displays and of course plenty of drag racing.

16 August 2010

The NITRO! Nostalgia Nationals saw the return of State of Origin Wild Bunch Racing at the weekend, and it did not disappoint, with fans soaking up the action provided by almost 230 competitors.

While Queensland took the win in the Wild Bunch category, the fans were the real winner with two big days of nostalgic racing for them to enjoy with racing also from the Nostalgia Outlaw, Junior Fuel, Slingshot, Gas, Vintage Gas, Hot Rod, Aussie Muscle, US Muscle, Aussie Six Banger, Classic Bike and Outlaw Bike categories (please see this page for race results).

16 August 2010 

Minister for Sport and Recreation Karl Hampton today announced a $10,000 grant to the Central Australian Drag Racing Association to support the club hosting the NT Quarter Mile Titles.

13 August 2010

rocketlogoWith the recent testing conducted at Willowbank Raceway by Andrew Cowin's, Rocket Industries TF Dragster blasting off with impressive numbers proves their re-entry to ANDRA Pro-Series may well send a sonic shockwave to all that attend; supporting their company catch phrase as: "The Leaders in Performance Products".

13 August 2010

Australian going head-2-head with the biggest names in Top Fuel at the NHRA, Dave Grubnic has powered into the NHRA Countdown to 1.

 

28 Aug, 2010

motorvatemelb151x96Victorian motorsport fans share their enthusiasm for drag racing in Motorvate Melbourne

Television Special was a resounding success with the Motorvate Melbourne website getting a massive volume of hits during and after the broadcast plus the Motorvate Melbourne facebook site recieved positive posts supporting the campaign.

12 August 2010 

Willowbank Raceway has announced changes to the 2011 Castrol EDGE Winternationals pre-event program.

It has been previously announced that from 2011, the event – the largest drag racing event outside of the US – will move to a Friday through Monday format as opposed to its previous Thursday-Sunday schedule.

11 August 2010

State pride, the Wild Bunch and nostalgia action is what it will be all about this weekend at Willowbank Raceway, as it revs up with the NITRO! Magazine Nostalgia Nationals.

The last remaining members of the original Aussie Wild Bunch will be on track with a host of other racers to relaunch State of Origin style drag racing, while all of the Nostalgia Drag Racing Association categories will also be on show across the two day event – Saturday August 14 to Sunday August 15.

30 July 2010

"Gets ready for new Track"

The end of July saw the end of an era with members from the Steel City Drag Club ripping up their existing drag strip in Whyalla. They are now waiting with anticipation for the installation of their new drag strip with the help from members, sponsors and the general public. Steel City are in the initial planning stages of the new track and do appreciate any assistance in; knowledge, monetary sponsorship, labour any other form of assistance that can be offered.

29 July 2010

Jay Upton and his Top Fuel Promotions Team had a mixed season in 2009/10.

In a year that saw the team recover the National Record from New Zealand and set the fastest half track speed in the world this year, Upton was disappointed not to regain the National Title, finishing runner-up in the Championship they have won four times already.

29 July 2010

FUCHSFuchs Lubricants has renewed their sponsorship to naming rights of the Lamattina Top Fuel Racing Dragster in 2010, with the partnership now entering into its seventh year. Both LTFR and Fuchs are excited about the upcoming Australian Top Fuel Championship season.

29 July 2010

After racing in Modified Bike over the past few years, Rowan Lind will make the step up to Group 2 Competition Bike for the 2010/11 season. Lind recently returned from a drag racing exploration trip to the US where he purchased his new bike.

"I'm really pleased with the purchase of my new Hayabusa and I'm looking forward to running in ANDRA's CBI class in Competition Bike" said Lind.

21 July 2010

On the weekend of July 10th and 11th, 2010, the National Control Council of ANDRA (NCC) came together for a Strategic and Structural Planning workshop.

7 July 2010

ANDRA Pro Series continues to deliver Australia's Fastest Motorsport at full tilt as this weekend's sees a continuation of coverage on ONE HD, as well as the first of FIVE dedicated shows on the TEN Network as well!

This Sunday at 1.30pm (Eastern), you can recapture all the action of Top Fuel from Sydney Dragway at the Nitro Champs.

5 July 2010

Shayne Homes of Cyanide Racing recently took out, not only the 2010 Castrol Edge Winternationals, but the 2009-2010 ANDRA Competition Bike Championship on one of the smallest bikes in the field, his Suzuki GSXR600, D/SB.After a challenging year Shayne was able to enter the Winternationals with a healthy 170 points trailing behind Championship favourite, David Rundmann on the maximum 200 points.

Originally planning to compete with an all new bike, but due to a parts delay Shayne decided to concentrate on his existing ride with a number of changes including a new tune from Steve at Powerhouse Dyno-tuning.Early testing showed promise, with the changes enabling Shayne to fend off more fancied rivals to become Top Qualifier for Sundays competition.

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