Sportsman

On the 15th of May, the West Coast Junior Dragsters Association held a special evening to formally recognise its champions and key achievers of the 2020/2021 season. Awards given out on the night are as follows.…
The Australian National Drag Racing Association (ANDRA) is pleased to announce the establishment of the Australian Drag Racing Championship which will launch with an action-packed 2021/2022 season from July 2021. The Australian Drag Racing Championship (ADRC) will host competition for…
At the ANDRA Grand Final at Mildura’s Sunset Strip, Tony Frost and his impressive Suzuki Competition Bike were recognised with the coveted Vinyl Wraps and Graphics Best Presented Award. “The Frost racing team was pretty stoked when we were notified…
After walking away from the extended 2019/2020/2021 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series with the runner-up trophy in Competition, Terry Waterman has his eyes on the big prize. “My favourite event of the extended season was the last event I was…
At the ANDRA Grand Final in March, Corey Pocock and his EH Holden Panel van were recognised with the coveted Crow Cams Best Engineered Award. For Pocock, receiving the award at Mildura’s Sunset Strip was a very pleasant surprise. “When…
At the 50th annual Westernationals at the Perth Motorplex, Dean Dawes and his ‘The Perthorican’ Mazda RX3 were recognised with the coveted Vinyl Wraps and Graphics Best Presented Award. “I was very happy to be awarded the Vinyl Wraps and…
Billy ‘the Kid’ Kuhn recently broke through to take out not only the Whyalla Steel City Club Junior Dragster Championship, but also the Club’s highest championship accolade, the Charlie Dennis Trophy. The 12-year-old is the first ever Junior Dragster competitor…
At the 50th annual Westernationals, Jodi Thorstensen was recognised with the coveted Crow Cams Best Engineered Award. The Award came as part of a big weekend for Thorstensen and her crew, marking her comeback to racing 12 months on from…
Oil Filter Cutters: Racing’s can openers can help you discover hidden engine issues Story and Photos by Wayne Scraba & Summit Racing Cutting open a used engine oil filter allows you to literally dig into the actual filter element to…
Sarah Donnelly concluded her Summit Racing Equipment Junior Dragster experience in the perfect way recently, taking out a hotly contested championship battle at the ANDRA Grand Finals. The 18-year-old apprentice fitter and machinist at Supashock has been racing since she…
Paul Garbellini drove his Holden SSZ Commodore to not only the 2019/2020/2021 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series Super Street Championship, but also to all of the extended season’s events. The 30-year-old FIFO mechanic from Western Australia started racing in October…
The Australian National Drag Racing Association (ANDRA) is pleased to announce that the Sunraysia Drag Racing Association (SDRA) has been awarded a $500,000 grant as part of the Victorian Government’s Community Motorsport Program. SDRA worked with ANDRA and the Mildura…
26-year-old stonemason Levi Addison may have grown up racing in other motor sports, but when his dad showed him photos of him drag racing in the 80s on an old Harley, he thought drag racing looked like fun and the…
Port Lincoln’s Adam Mundy has been a fierce competitor in the Modified category for years, and at the recent ANDRA Grand Finals locked away back-to-back Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series titles in the bracket. How did you get into drag…
West Aussie racer Martin Mirco recently secured back-to-back Super Sedan titles in the Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series. The 47-year-old has been racing since 1999, starting out going to Sunday street meets at the old Ravenswood Raceway in his 1957…