ANDRA Updates

All the offical announcements and notifications from ANDRA Head Office to keep you informed about technical, safety and organisational matters.

ANDRA Launches $50,000 Risk Management Grant Scheme

The Australian National Drag Racing Association (ANDRA) would like to announce a great new initiative to assist venues to make important risk management improvements to their facility. As the FIA-recognised governing body for drag racing in Australia, ANDRA is committed to supporting venues at all l…

HUNTSMAN RACING BACKS SCO FOR NEW ANDRA REGIONAL SPORTSMAN CHAMPIONSHIP

The Australian National Drag Racing Association (ANDRA) is pleased to welcome Huntsman Racing as full bracket sponsor for Supercharged Outlaws within the new ANDRA Regional Sportsman Championship. Huntsman Racing – which also sponsors a number of its fellow race teams – is headed up by 2022 Supe…

TONY MISKELLY AND AARON BROOKES JOIN ANDRA BOARD

The Australian National Drag Racing Association is very pleased to welcome Tony Miskelly of South Australia and Aaron Brookes of New South Wales to the ANDRA Board. Miskelly and Brookes have been appointed to the Board following a meeting of the Operations Committee (made up of all Division Director…

ANDRA REGIONAL SPORTSMAN CHAMPIONSHIP CALENDAR RELEASED

The Australian National Drag Racing Association (ANDRA) is pleased to release the 2024/2025 season calendar for the recently announced ANDRA Regional Sportsman Championship. The championship for Sportsman competitors will be held over eight rounds beginning with the Desert Nationals in Alice Springs…

DECOGLAZE RETURNS AS ANDRA TOP QUALIFIER MEDALLION SPONSOR

DecoGlaze Glass Splashbacks has been announced as the first sponsor of the recently announced ANDRA Regional Sportsman Championship, backing the DecoGlaze Glass Splashbacks Top Qualifier Medallions. This partnership is in addition to the company’s existing support of the ANDRA Member Benefits Prog…

ANDRA THANKS DEPARTING BOARD MEMBERS

The Australian National Drag Racing Association (ANDRA) would like to take this opportunity to thank departing Board Members, Nathan Peirano and Paul Drady, for their service. Peirano and Drady’s positions on the ANDRA Board closed on Friday as they no longer hold Division Director/Alternate Divis…

RECORD-BREAKING PERFORMANCES ABOUND

It has been a busy time for ANDRA record keepers of late, with a large number of new ANDRA national ET and Speed records set at national events held at the Perth Motorplex, Mildura’s Sunset Strip, and Dragway at The Bend recently. Congratulations to the following racers on rewriting the record boo…

ANDRA CHAMPIONSHIP DRAG RACING TO RETURN

The Australian National Drag Racing Association (ANDRA) is pleased to announce that ANDRA Championship Drag Racing will return later this year with the announcement today that a new ANDRA Regional Championship for Sportsman competitors has been given the green light. Complementing the national NDRC…

ANDRA Divisional Council Elections Completed

Following completion of the ANDRA Divisional Elections for 2024, the make-up of the five Divisional Councils has been confirmed. Victoria/Tasmania Rob Cassar (Divisional Director) Doug Penna Wade Kisyma Tim Stewart Sue Stewart Bill Caris Shane Walker Edgel Mallis Darryl Chamberlain John Parisi Centr…

Want to become more involved in Drag Racing events?

Want to become more involved in Drag Racing events? Want to be closer to some awesome Drag Racing action? Then why not become an ANDRA Steward? Becoming an ANDRA Steward is easy as 1, 2, or 3… Speak to a Drag Racing Official at the track. Contact your ANDRA Divisional Director Call the ANDRA Head.…

ANDRA WELCOMES TAMMY BROWN AS OFFICE MANAGER

The Australian National Drag Racing Association (ANDRA) is pleased to welcome Tammy Brown to the team as its new Office Manager. Brown is based in ANDRA’s Royston Park (SA) Head Office, working five days a week. With 35 years of experience in administration and management roles across accounts, pa…

Graham Withers inducted into Motorsport Australia Hall of Fame

One of Australia’s greatest Supercar Drivers, Dick Johnson AM, has inducted five new members into the exclusive Australian Motorsport Hall of Fame today, including drag racing legend, Graham Withers. The ceremony on the Tech stage at the Australian Formula One Grand Prix brought the number of indu…

ALERT: SCAM EMAIL

The Australian National Drag Racing Association (ANDRA) has been alerted to a scam email currently circulating asking people to donate in support of an ANDRA member. Please do not click on the links in that email or send any funds. This is a scam email, where someone is attempting to impersonate AND…

ANDRA CLUB MEMBERS RECOGNISED AT MOTORSPORTS NT AWARDS

Motorsports NT held its annual awards ceremony on the weekend, with a number of ANDRA club members across the Hidden Valley Drag Racing Association and Central Australian Drag Racing Association nominated for awards. ANDRA’s congratulations goes to all nominees on being recognised for their tirele…

PAUL DRADY APPOINTED TO ANDRA BOARD

The Australian National Drag Racing Association (ANDRA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Paul Drady to its board of directors. Drady has been a lifetime supporter of drag racing and directly involved for the past 15 years through not only his business but also as a crew member, ANDRA stewar…

Position Vacant: Office Manager/Administrator

Established in 1973, the Australian National Drag Racing Association (ANDRA) is officially recognised as the controlling body of drag racing in Australia by Motorsport Australia (formerly known as CAMS) and the Federation Internationale de I’Automobile (FIA). ANDRA is looking for an experienced Of…

ANDRA WELCOMES NEW BOARD MEMBER

The Australian National Drag Racing Association (ANDRA) is pleased to announce that Patricia (Trish) Crossin AM has been elected as an Independent Director of the ANDRA Board. Crossin is an experienced Director with an extensive background in corporate governance, risk management and strategic plann…

A CHRISTMAS MESSAGE FROM THE ANDRA CEO

On behalf of the ANDRA Board and staff, I would like to wish all members a Merry Christmas and a safe holiday season! 2023 has been a difficult year for ANDRA and a year of change. Change can be a difficult thing to accept in any part of life and we have found this to……

ANDRA Silver Christmas Trees for South Coast 660

Members are advised that ANDRA has negotiated to continue to supply ANDRA Silver Christmas Tree Trophies to the Winners at the regional Aeroflow NDRC Sportsman Championship Rounds over the coming months. This will begin at Portland for the running of the South Coast 660 event on January 6 & 7 an…

ANDRA Annual General Meeting Scheduled for January 11

Members are advised that ANDRA’s Annual General Meeting will be conducted at The Bend Motorsport Park at 6pm on Thursday 11th January 2024. AGM details: Thursday 11th January 2024 The Bend Motorsport Park Pit Suites 1 & 2 6pm The AGM will be held the evening before the Festival State Nati…

ANDRA Board Update

The Australian National Drag Racing Association (ANDRA) wishes to advise its members that Nathan Peirano has resigned from his position of Chair of both the ANDRA and Evolve Facility Management (Perth Motorplex) Boards. While having resigned from the positions of Chair, ANDRA is pleased to report Pe…

Updated ANDRA substance abuse policy

ANDRA wishes to advise all members that updates have been made to the Substance Abuse Policy. Please familiarise yourself with this updated policy before attending your next event. You can find the new policy by clicking here. Members with questions are invited to email info@andra.com.au…

NEW ANDRA DIGITAL LICENSING PLATFORM NOW LIVE

The Australian National Drag Racing Association (ANDRA) is pleased to officially release its new online digital licensing platform. Using the platform, ANDRA members can renew their ANDRA licence when it is due, and upon completion of that renewal, view their current licence and its status, upload m…

ANDRA SECURES INSURANCE TERMS

The Australian National Drag Racing Association (ANDRA) is pleased to announce it has secured insurance terms for the new policy year. With all insurances due for ANDRA on September 30, it has been a busy time with negotiations through ANDRA’s broker Gallagher with underwriters for the sport’s P…

ANDRA CONGRATULATES DRAGWAY AT THE BEND ON FIRST EVENT

While the official ribbon-cutting at Dragway at The Bend is being reserved for the upcoming Spring Nationals in October, Friday hosted the brand-new venue’s first ever meeting, with the 120th Harley Davidson anniversary HogFest roaring to life. As part of this event, a host of ANDRA-licensed motor…

ANDRA AND DRAGWAY AT THE BEND SIGN SANCTIONING AGREEMENT

The Australian National Drag Racing Association (ANDRA) and Dragway at The Bend are pleased to announce the official signing of a sanctioning agreement between the two parties. ANDRA will provide sanctioning services for a wide range of events to be held at the new Dragway at The Bend, including thi…

Interview With Joe Webster Of A1 Auto Transport: What To Consider When Shipping An Expensive Vehicle

Shipping a vehicle can be an expense, but when shipping an already expensive vehicle, there are many factors to consider. Below we’ll interview Joe Webster, auto transport expert, on what to consider when shipping an expensive vehicle and how to properly take care of the fine details. Are you read…

ANDRA Central Australia Division Technical Inspection Day Sunday 1st Oct 2023

The Central Australia Divisional Council is hosting a FREE technical inspection day on Sunday 01 October 2023. Whether you are new to drag racing or a seasoned racer, technical inspections are a vital component in the process of readying and certifying your race vehicle for competition. Once a vehic…

VALE: GENTLEMAN JIM REED

The Australian National Drag Racing Association is saddened to hear of the passing of drag racing legend, “Gentleman” Jim Reed, at the age of 86. Reed had been involved in the sport of drag racing for more than 70 years, modifying and racing cars and heading up a family of drag racers. A pioneer…

JANELLE MANNIX JOINS ANDRA TEAM

The Australian National Drag Racing Association (ANDRA) is pleased to announce that Janelle Mannix is joining the team. Mannix will be supporting Amanda Geddes in the Membership and Licensing Officer role, working from ANDRA’s Royston Park (SA) Head Office on Fridays. This is not the first time th…

22/23 CHAMPIONSHIP POSTER RELEASED

ANDRA is pleased to release its new poster artwork, celebrating the 2022/2023 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series Australian Champions. To download the artwork, use the links below: Poster artwork (sized suitable for email) – click here High-resolution poster artwork – click here…

ANDRA UPDATE: TOP ALCOHOL/PRO ALCOHOL WORKING GROUP

ANDRA wishes to advise the members that a small working party has been established to consider the minimal changes required to accommodate/bring together Pro Alcohol and Top Alcohol for ANDRA sanctioned meetings held as part of the National Drag Racing Championship (NDRC). The ANDRA working party is…

STATEMENT: DESERT NATIONALS

The Australian National Drag Racing Association (ANDRA) and the Central Australian Drag Racing Association (CADRA) regret to announce the cancellation of the Desert Nationals. What was the second Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series event of the new season had commenced running earlier today (Sa…

ANDRA CONTACT DETAILS UPDATE

ANDRA has worked to resolve the technical communication issues recently brought to our attention by members. This has included trouble shooting with Telstra to resolve the phone issues we have been experiencing, and working with our IT partners to streamline our email communications. We ask members…

STATEMENT: TOP DOORSLAMMER PERFORMANCE LIMITS

In light of recent announcements within the Australian drag racing industry, ANDRA would like to advise that it currently has no intention to impose performance limits on Top Doorslammer and similar type vehicles. As a result of the increase in more serious incidents, ANDRA is currently conducting a…

UPDATE FROM THE NEW ANDRA CEO

It has been a frantic first week in the Australian National Drag Racing Association head office for new Chief Executive Officer, Tim McAvaney, as he familiarises himself with ANDRA and the internal procedures within head office. “First of all, I would like to thank everyone for the warm welcome an…

2023/2024 ANDRA Rulebook released

ANDRA is pleased to announce the release of the digital 2023/2024 ANDRA Rulebook. This latest edition is effective from the 1st of July 2023, and is available from this link (click here) and as always can be found under the Technical tab on our website. Please note that the 2023/2024 ANDRA Rulebook…

INCREASED SUMMIT RACING CONTINGENCY PAYOUTS ANNOUNCED

Summit Racing Equipment and the Australian National Drag Racing Association are pleased to announce increased contingency payouts. These increased payouts (via redeemable product certificates) will be available at the previously announced Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series events for 2023, whi…

ANDRA WELCOMES NEW CEO

The Australian National Drag Racing Association is pleased to announce Tim McAvaney as its new Chief Executive Officer, commencing in the role from the 3rd of July, based in the Royston Park office in Adelaide. The highly credentialed South Australian has extensive motorsport background, including i…

ANDRA NUMBER SALE

ANDRA has a number of single digit race numbers and dual digit race numbers available to members for purchase. The single digit numbers which are available are 2, 3, 5, 6, 8 – these are available for $600 The dual digit numbers which are available are 16, 17, 65, 72, 73 – these are avail…

ANDRA UPDATE: CEO RECRUITMENT PROCESS

The Australian National Drag Racing Association wishes to confirm that its new Chief Executive Officer has been appointed. The highly credentialed South Australian will commence in the CEO role, based in ANDRA’s Royston Park office, on the 3rd of July, 2023. A full announcement regarding the new C…

DANYA BORKOWSKI AND PAUL ROGERS JNR JOIN ANDRA BOARD

The Australian National Drag Racing Association was recently very pleased to appoint Danya Borkowski from Western Australia and Paul Rogers Jnr from Victoria to its two independent Board positions. These appointments restore the ANDRA Board to seven members, following the retirement of Grant Hamon a…

UPDATE: MEMBERSHIP AND LICENSING

ANDRA Caretaker CEO, Ian Brown, wishes to provide the following update to ANDRA members: “We have spent a great deal of time and some dollars on trying to upgrade the software of our membership and licensing system,” Brown said. “Unfortunately, it has been found that our current system is too…

UPDATE RE NDRC SPORTSMAN SERIES FROM IAN BROWN

Understandably, ANDRA members have a lot of questions about the upcoming NDRC Sportsman Series. To answer a few FAQs, NDRC have agreed that all events that are sanctioned by ANDRA will be run under the ANDRA rulebook. Sportsman championship points will be accumulated as per our current system with b…

ANDRA AND NDRC EXCITED FOR THE FUTURE

The Australian National Drag Racing Association (ANDRA) and the National Drag Racing Championship (NDRC) wish to confirm that they have reached agreement on integrating the contracted Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series rounds into the NDRC Sportsman Championship Western Conference, with a seam…

ANDRA UPDATE: CEO RECRUITMENT PROCESS

The Australian National Drag Racing Association wishes to provide the following update to its membership on the ongoing recruitment process for a new Chief Executive Officer. “ANDRA has advertised extensively for the CEO role, and were pleased to receive 32 applications from within Australia and a…

NOTIFICATION: DIRECT DEBITS

ANDRA wishes to advise that effective immediately, it is no longer accepting direct debit as a form of payment. No new applications to use this method will be accepted. Members who are already utilising direct debit to pay for their licence/membership can continue to do so until their current licens…

ANDRA ACKNOWLEDGES NDRC VISION STATEMENT

The Australian National Drag Racing Association (ANDRA) acknowledges the release this afternoon of a vision statement for a new proposed series, under the National Drag Racing Championship (NDRC) banner. The NDRC concept is being driven by Andy Lopez and Nathan Prendergast, the team behind the Burso…

ANDRA LANDLINE OPERATIONAL

The Australian National Drag Racing Association would like to confirm that following a protracted process with Telstra, the landline at our new office location in Royston Park, SA, is now operational. You can now contact the ANDRA office for all enquiries on (08) 8271 5355. ANDRA Caretaker CEO, Ian…

UPDATE RE DIV COUNCIL ELECTIONS

ANDRA wishes to advise that due to the divisional council nominations for the current elections not exceeding the number of positions available on the Divisional Councils, as per the ANDRA Company Constitution (reference 32.11.3.6), the Divisional Elections will not be proceeding. The current holder…

ANDRA OFFICE UPDATE

Recently the ANDRA office completed a move into new premises, while also undergoing some significant staffing changes. ANDRA Caretaker CEO, Ian Brown, wishes to issue the following update to ANDRA members. “I would like to thank our members, member tracks and other stakeholders for their patience…

APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR INDEPENDENT ANDRA BOARD POSITIONS

The Australian National Drag Racing Association (ANDRA) is now taking applications for the two vacant independent positions on the ANDRA Board. The ANDRA Board is a representative body which is elected by the members and approves rules and regulations and sets the direction and activities of ANDRA f…

ANDRA UPDATE: BOARD CHANGES, RECRUITMENT

The Australian National Drag Racing Association (ANDRA) will soon be recruiting for new independent board members, following the departure of Grant Hamon and Grant Wilson from the board. “Grant Hamon and Grant Wilson have served as part of our board for a number of years, and I would like to take…

ANDRA WELCOMES AMANDA GEDDES

The Australian National Drag Racing Association (ANDRA) is pleased to welcome Amanda Geddes to the team. Geddes is taking over the role of Membership and Licensing Officer from Kylie Hazelhurst, who is departing the role after almost 17 years of highly appreciated service. As well as more than 30 ye…

ANDRA UNVEILS NEW PREMISES

The Australian National Drag Racing Association (ANDRA) is pleased to announce it is now operational in new premises. After relocating from its previous location in McInnes Street, ANDRA remains in Adelaide and is now operating from 287 Payneham Road in Royston Park, sharing premises with fellow Aus…

ANDRA ANNOUNCES NEW BOARD APPOINTMENTS

Earlier this month, the Australian National Drag Racing Association was thrilled to welcome two new members to its board: Ian Brown and Katie Cassar, both from Victoria. These appointments bring the ANDRA Board to seven members: Nathan Peirano (QLD) – Chairman, Murray O’Connor (WA), Grant Wilson…

ANDRA UPDATE: STAFF MOVEMENTS

The Australian National Drag Racing Association wishes to confirm that ANDRA Chief Executive Officer, Brett Stevens, has resigned after 10 years with the Association. A transition period will be undertaken for the role. At this time, ANDRA Board Member, Ian Brown, has been appointed as caretaker CEO…

2022/2023 GALLAGHER VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR AWARD WINNERS CELEBRATED

For the 2022/2023 season, five Gallagher Volunteer of the Year Awards have been bestowed upon exceptionally deserving recipients, who were nominated for recognition in their division by their peers. The Gallagher Volunteer of the Year Award is designed to recognise the outstanding contribution and p…

ANDRA ISSUES CALENDAR UPDATE

The Australian National Drag Racing Association (ANDRA) wishes to advise that Calder Park Raceway and The Bend Motorsport Park have advised they will not be ready to host their scheduled rounds of the 2022/2023 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series. This means that the Australian Nationals, which…

SUMMIT RACING EQUIPMENT RENEWS ANDRA SUPPORT FOR 2023

The Australian National Drag Racing Association (ANDRA) is proud to announce that Summit Racing Equipment has once again renewed its backing of ANDRA drag racing for the 2023 season. The performance powerhouse has been a valued partner of ANDRA and the naming rights sponsor of the Summit Racing Equi…

ANDRA AGM to be held November 30

The Australian National Drag Racing Association Limited gives notice that its Annual General Meeting will be held at at the ANDRA Office located at 11 McInnes Street Ridleyton, SA, 5008,  Wednesday 30th November at 7pm (ACDT). Anybody who would like further information can contact the ANDRA office…

21/22 CHAMPIONSHIP POSTER RELEASED

ANDRA is pleased to release its new poster, celebrating the 2021/2022 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series Australian Champions. To download the artwork, use the links below: Poster artwork (sized suitable for email) – click here High-resolution poster artwork – click here…

SUMMIT RACING EQUIPMENT GETS BEHIND THE HIDDEN VALLEY DRAG STRIP

Summit Racing Equipment has renewed its backing of the Hidden Valley Drag Strip as lane sponsor for another season ahead of next weekend’s Nitro Up North event (June 17-18). The US automotive performance powerhouse will enthusiastically remain as sponsor of the right-hand lane of the popular Darwi…

NEW ERA FOR ADRC AS ANDRA LICENCES CHAMPIONSHIP TO TFRA

ANDRA is pleased to announce that the Australian Drag Racing Championship (ADRC) will run alongside the 2022/2023 Burson Auto Parts Top Fuel Australia Championship. The ADRC will feature the ADRC Top Doorslammer Championship and the ADRC Top Fuel Motorcycle Championship, with the 2022/2023 seasons f…

2022/2023 SUMMIT RACING EQUIPMENT SPORTSMAN SERIES CALENDAR UNVEILED

The Australian National Drag Racing Association is pleased to officially release the dates for the 2022/2023 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series. The 10-round calendar will field events at Darwin’s Hidden Valley Drag Strip, Alice Springs Inland Dragway, Mildura’s Sunset Strip, Portland’s…

ANDRA RULEBOOK ADVERTISING CLOSING

We are in the last days to take advantage of advertising opportunities in the 2022/2023 ANDRA Rulebook, with the advertising deadline for this edition closing on May 31. Advertising in the 22/23 ANDRA Rulebook will allow you to showcase your business to nearly 4000 competitors and over 100 officials…

2021/2022 ADRC Points Finalised

The Australian Drag Racing Championship points tally has been updated and finalised following the 2022 ANDRA Grand Final event held at The Perth Motorplex over 8-9th April 2022. Congratulations to all our 2021-2022 National Champions and Runners-up. To see the finalised points for the 2021-2022 Aust…

Finalised 2021/2022 SRESS Points Released

The Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series points tally has been updated and finalised following the 2022 ANDRA Grand Final event held at The Perth Motorplex over 8-9th April 2022. Congratulations to all our 2021-2022 National Champions and Runners-up. To see the finalised points for the 2021-2022…

April 2022 ANDRA Rule Submissions

ANDRA is pleased to announce the second round of Rule Submissions which are now available for consideration by the ANDRA membership. The details of each Rule Submission can be found here. If further details are required, please contact technical@andra.com.au…

FINAL DAY OF 21/22 SEASON SET TO BE BURSTING AT THE SEAMS

Following the intervention of Mother Nature this evening at the Perth Motorplex, the final day of the 2021/2022 ANDRA Drag Racing Season will be bursting at the seams. Before the heavens opened to bring a premature close to today’s EGT ANDRA Grand Finals proceedings, opening qualifying was complet…

BIG FUNDING FOR SOUTH COAST RACEWAY

The South Coast Drag Racing Association, Wimmera Off Street Drag Racing Club and Beat the Heat (Victoria) have all been successful as part of the latest round of funding for Sport and Recreation Victoria’s Community Motorsport Program. The South Coast Drag Racing Association (SCDRA) in particular…

SWAN HILL SIGNS LONG-TERM PARTNERSHIP WITH ANDRA

The Australian National Drag Racing Association (ANDRA) and the Swan Hill Drag Racing Club (SHDRC) are pleased to announce the signing of an exclusive long-term partnership for sanctioning services for events held at Swan Hill Dragway. Swan Hill Dragway is located at the Chisholm Reserve Motorsport…

ANDRA ACKNOWLEDGES AUSTRALIAN NATIONALS CANCELLATION

ANDRA formally acknowledges the statement released this afternoon by Sydney Dragway communicating the venue’s decision to cancel the Australian Nationals. ANDRA is deeply disappointed that WSID Ltd has made the decision to cancel this event, following the exceptionally hard work put in by the even…

STATEMENT: 1 FEBRUARY 2022

The Australian National Drag Racing Association (ANDRA) issues the following statement regarding action taken today in the court case between the IHRA and Western Sydney International Dragway (WSID) Limited. “ANDRA has been informed that today (Tuesday 1 February 2022) WSID have reached a settleme…

STATEMENT: 2022 WESTERNATIONALS

Following the recent announcement regarding hard border closures made by the WA Government, the Australian National Drag Racing Association (ANDRA) and the Perth Motorplex regret to confirm that Top Fuel Australia will be unable to attend the 2022 Westernationals event scheduled to be held at the Mo…

THE AUSTRALIAN NATIONALS ON THE MOVE

The 52nd Australian Nationals is on the move to Sydney Dragway on February 11th and 12th 2022. This change has been made to ensure the most prestigious event on the Australian Drag Racing calendar has the best formulae for success. The Nationals are moving from the original dates at Calder Park Race…

CONGRATULATING REBECCA MCLAUGHLIN – GALLAGHER VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR

Rebecca McLaughlin was recently celebrated as part of a select group of Gallagher Volunteer of the Year award recipients. McLaughlin is a valued member of the Central Queensland Drag Racing Association (CQDRA). “It was definitely a surprise to receive the Gallagher Volunteer of the Year Award; it…

CONGRATULATING SARAH BINDLE – GALLAGHER VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR

Sarah Bindle was recently celebrated as part of a select group of Gallagher Volunteer of the Year award recipients. Bindle is a vital member of the Central Australian Drag Racing Association (CADRA) as its Treasurer and Events Manager. Her tireless work is not confined only to those roles either. Bi…

SUMMIT RACING EQUIPMENT BACKS ANDRA

Performance powerhouse Summit Racing Equipment is continuing its enthusiastic backing of ANDRA Drag Racing, announcing the renewal of its partnership for 2022. In those eight years, Summit Racing Equipment has invested more than $1.5 million dollars to the benefit of ANDRA racers through prize money…

SUPER PROGRAM FOR MERLIN DARWIN TRIPLE CROWN

The most eagerly anticipated round of the Repco Supercars Championship has been confirmed for 17-19 June 2022, and the newly released program for the Merlin Darwin Triple Crown promises another three days of non-stop motorsports action. As well as the Supercars, the event will include the Australian…

RAI UNVEILS EXCITING NEW ANDRA LIVERY

Rapisarda Autosport International has taken the covers off a striking new livery for one of its Top Fuel Dragsters at Sydney Dragway this evening. The special ANDRA livery showcases the ANDRA logo on both sides of the dragster alongside the ‘The Most Powerful Motorsport On The Planet’ tagline, w…

Australian motorsport – an economic powerhouse

A new study has revealed motorsport’s significant contribution to the Australian economy, with a total gross annual output of $8.6 billion. With the national economy looking to rebuild after a difficult two years, Australian motorsport is primed to lead the charge for the sporting industry. Ernst…

CONGRATULATING ANDREW SMITH – GALLAGHER VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR

Andrew Smith was recently celebrated as part of a select group of Gallagher Volunteer of the Year award recipients. Smith has been a member of the South Coast Drag Racing Association (SCDRA) since its inception, playing a part in the Club from the beginnings of the South Coast Raceway track. Over th…

CONGRATULATING GAVIN ‘BEAR’ HYNAM – GALLAGHER VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR

Gavin ‘Bear’ Hynam was recently celebrated as part of a select group of Gallagher Volunteer of the Year award recipients. Bear, as he is affectionately known, is the President for the Wimmera Off Street Drag Racing and Burnout Club. The Wimmera Off Street Drag Racing and Burnout Club was establi…

CONGRATULATING LAUREN KUCHEL – GALLAGHER VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR

Lauren Kuchel was recently celebrated as part of a select group of Gallagher Volunteer of the Year award recipients. For over seven years, Kuchel has worked tirelessly in the roles of Secretary, Comp Secretary and now Treasurer for the Sunraysia Drag Racing Association, all while balancing a busy fa…

PLUCKA’S RACE CRAFT JOINS ANDRA MEMBER BENEFITS PROGRAM

The Australian National Drag Racing Association (ANDRA) is pleased to welcome Plucka’s Race Craft to the ANDRA Member Benefits Program. Paul Drady says the South Windsor (NSW) business is the leading shock specialist for drag racing in Australia. “I have always been a fan of sportsman racing and…

CONGRATULATING GEOFF CHAISTY – GALLAGHER VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR

Geoff Chaisty was recently celebrated as part of a select group of Gallagher Volunteer of the Year award recipients. Geoff began racing 36 years ago in 1985 and for the past 30 plus years, he has been a member of what was originally known as the Westside Drag Racing Association and is now known as..…

RACING SHOCKS AUSTRALIA JOINS ANDRA MEMBER BENEFITS PROGRAM

The Australian National Drag Racing Association (ANDRA) is pleased to welcome Racing Shocks Australia to the ANDRA Member Benefits Program. Racing Shocks Australia is the Australian sales and service representative for USA-made JRi Shocks and its factory trained team hold stock and sell new JRi Shoc…

FAQs: WESTERN SYDNEY INTERNATIONAL DRAGWAY SANCTIONING SERVICES

FULL ANNOUNCEMENT CAN BE FOUND HERE. Who has been chosen to be the approved sanctioning service provider for Western Sydney International Dragway for the long term? Australian Drag Racing Association Ltd (ANDRA) has signed a multi-year agreement to be the primary sanctioning body for Western Sydney…

WESTERN SYDNEY INTERNATIONAL DRAGWAY SIGNS WITH ANDRA

Western Sydney International Dragway returns to ANDRA; final ADRC and SRESS calendars released Western Sydney International Dragway Ltd (WSID) has signed a new multi-year sanctioning agreement with the Australian National Drag Racing Association Ltd (ANDRA). The agreement is effective immediately an…

COVID-19 FORCES CANCELLATION OF SRESS DOUBLE-HEADER

The Australian National Drag Racing Association (ANDRA) and the Central Queensland Drag Racing Association (CQDRA) regret to confirm that current border closures in the wake of COVID-19 outbreaks around the country have forced the cancellation of the Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series double-h…

ANDRA WELCOMES TOP FUEL AUSTRALIA TO ITS CALENDAR

ANDRA is excited to confirm that the Australian Top Fuel Championship will feature as part of at least two events on its 2022 racing calendar alongside its Australian Drag Racing Championship and Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series. Australia’s Top Fuel teams today announced a six-round 2022…

CROW CAMS TO REWARD ADRC TOP QUALFIERS

Crow Cams Australia has thrown its support behind the Australian Drag Racing Championship (ADRC) by sponsoring the Top Qualifier Award, alongside existing Top Qualifier supporter Decoglaze Glass Splashbacks. The Crow Cams Top Qualifier Award presented by Decoglaze Glass Splashbacks will see the Top…

Rulebook page updates re minimum field sizes

Text has been changed on pages 73, 75, 77, 81 and 82 of the 2021/2022 ANDRA Rulebook, please see the green highlighted text. These rulebook page updates are to support the notification of changes to the minimum field sizes for Summit rounds, and take immediate effect. If you have any questions, plea…

Change to Minimum Field Sizes for Summit Rounds

ANDRA have made the following change with immediate effect. For any ANDRA Group 2, 3 and 4 Eliminator to be contested, a minimum of four (4) vehicles must attempt to qualify, and at least four (4) must contest the first round of Eliminations. This applies to all Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Ser…

YOUR SA ALT DIVISION DIRECTOR: PETER TZOKAS

2018 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series Super Sedan Champion, Peter Tzokas, is not only an active member of the ANDRA drag racing competitor community, but is also the Alternative Division Director for the SA Division. The popular racer came to drag racing ‘by accident’ but was bit hard by…

Updated National Records, Handicaps and Indexes – 2021/2022 Season

In preparation for the 2021/2022 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series, the National Records, Handicaps and Indexes have been reviewed and updated for 660-foot, 1000-foot and 1320-foot racing. National Records Handicaps and Indexes – 660 Feet National Records Handicaps and Indexes – 1…

DOUBLE CHAMPIONSHIP ROUND FOR BENARABY DRAGWAY THIS AUGUST

*Updated 7 July 2021 – re: dates ANDRA and the Central Queensland Drag Racing Association (CQDRA) are pleased to announce that Benaraby Dragway will host two Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series rounds in one weekend across August 28 and 29, 2021. The late August double-header will see Sum…

2021/2022 ANDRA rulebook released

ANDRA is pleased to announce the release of the 2021/2022 ANDRA Rulebook. This latest edition is effective from the 1st of July 2021 and will therefore be in effect for Round 1 of the 2021/2022 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series at Hidden Valley (Darwin, NT), 16-17 July 2021. This rulebook is…

SRESS 19/20/21 CHAMPIONS POSTER RELEASED

ANDRA is pleased to release its new poster, celebrating the 2019/2020/2021 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series Australian Champions. To download the artwork, use the links below: Poster artwork (sized suitable for email) – click here High-resolution poster artwork – click here…

COVID-19 UPDATE: 29 JUNE 2021

ANDRA wishes to advise that it is closely monitoring the evolving situation around COVID-19 and the new clusters, restrictions and border closures unfolding currently in multiple locations around Australia, and the possible effects of those on the upcoming national events scheduled to be held in Dar…

NHRA CONTINUES TO REWARD ANDRA MEMBERS

The Australian National Drag Racing Association (ANDRA) and the National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) are pleased to confirm the continuation of the exciting partnership they announced in 2019. That partnership allows ANDRA members to access discounted NHRA digital membership and associated benefits a…

ANDRA LAUNCHES AUSTRALIAN DRAG RACING CHAMPIONSHIP

*Updated 7 July 2021 re: AIR date 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 h…

Summit Racing Equipment Tech Torque: Oil Filter Cutters

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 see what’s going on inside your engine. If you cut open a f…

SUNRAYSIA DRAG RACING ASSOC AWARDED $500k GRANT

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 Rural City Council to apply…

1320ft records updated following 2021 Westernationals

The 1320ft National Records, Handicaps and Indexes list has been updated following the running of the 50th annual Westernationals, held at the Perth Motorplex over February 28 and 29. To view the new records, please click here. The changes which have been made to the 1320ft National Records, Handic…

TDRA SIGNS NEW ANDRA DEAL

The Tamworth Drag Racing Association has signed a five-year agreement to continue with ANDRA as its sanctioning body into the future. The announcement comes ahead of a number of exciting events at TDRA’s Gunnedah Airport venue in the coming months. “We have been with ANDRA for a long, long time,…

SRESS POINTS UPDATED FOLLOWING 2021 WESTERNATS

The Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series points tally has been updated following the 2021 Westernationals, the penultimate round of the extended 19/20/21 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series at the Perth Motorplex. To see the updated tally, please click here. Congratulations to all of the wi…

25 YEARS OF TOP DOORSLAMMER ACTION

This year marks 25 years since the Top Doorslammer category – which will be in action at this weekend’s 50th annual Westernationals at the Perth Motorplex – officially became an ANDRA championship category. In the quarter of a century which has elapsed since 1996, countless edge of your seat r…

19/20/21 ANDRA GRAND FINALS CONFIRMED

The Australian National Drag Racing Association is pleased to confirm that the upcoming Twilight Nationals event at Mildura’s Sunset Strip will double as the Grand Final for the extended 2019/2020/2021 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series. The event will be hosted by the Sunraysia Drag Racing…

Summit Racing Equipment Tech Torque: are mock-up motors worth it?

Story and Photos by Wayne Scraba I once viewed mockup motors with a bit of disdain. But then I started working on my own Chevy Nova project. Here I was with a car that I had completed to roller stage, but the problem was, I needed an engine in the car to finish things like……

MORE ROUNDS OF 19/20/21 SUMMIT RACING SPORTSMAN SERIES ANNOUNCED

The Australian National Drag Racing Association is pleased to confirm more dates of the extended 2019/2020/2021 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series. Following this weekend’s South Coast 660 at South Coast Raceway (January 23-24), the Series will travel to the Perth Motorplex for the Westernat…

M.B. PERFORMANCE COMPETITION ENGINES JOINS ANDRA MEMBER BENEFITS PROGRAM

The Australian National Drag Racing Association (ANDRA) is pleased to welcome M.B. Performance Competition Engines (MBP) to the ANDRA Member Benefits Program. M.B. Performance Competition Engines offers engine building and precision engine reconditioning and machining services, including Cylinder He…

ANDRA MONITORING BORDER SITUATION AHEAD OF SOUTH COAST 660

The Australian National Drag Racing Association (ANDRA) wishes to advise it is closely monitoring the situation in relation to border restrictions and their possible impact on this month’s scheduled South Coast 660. The South Coast 660, a round of the extended 19/20/21 Summit Racing Equipment Spor…

CONGRATULATING GLENN KNIGHT – GALLAGHER VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR AWARD RECIPIENT

Glenn Knight was recently celebrated as part of a select group of Gallagher Volunteer of the Year award recipients. Glenn has been an integral member of the Casterton Drag Racing Club for almost two decades and its President for near on eight years. The 44-year-old was taken completely by surprise w…

CONGRATULATING TREVOR BALLINGER – GALLAGHER VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR AWARD RECIPIENT

Trevor ‘T-Rev’ Ballinger was recently celebrated as part of a select group of Gallagher Volunteer of the Year award recipients. Trevor has been an integral and inspirational member of the Central Queensland Drag Racing Association (CQDRA) for many years and was presented with his award during th…

SRESS RETURNS TO SOUTH COAST RACEWAY IN JANUARY

The Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series will roar back into life next month with South Coast Raceway to host the South Coast 660 across January 23 and January 24, 2021. The event will mark round 10 of the 19/20/21 season which has been extended in the face of COVID-19 to not only deliver succes…

DRAG RACING COMMUNITY CONDEMNS PERTH SHOOTING

In the wake of the shooting of Nick Martin at the Perth Motorplex on Saturday 12 December, the Australian drag racing community has widely condemned the actions of those involved and called for calm. The 51-year-old was surrounded by hundreds of families and children when he was shot and killed duri…

CONGRATULATING EMMA BELL – GALLAGHER VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR AWARD RECIPIENT

Emma Bell was recently celebrated as part of a select group of Gallagher Volunteer of the Year award recipients. Emma has been an integral member of the Central Australian Drag Racing Association (CADRA) Committee for the last two years and was presented with her award during the Club’s end of yea…

ROLL OF HONOUR FOR GODFATHER OF NT MOTORSPORT

STORY COURTESY OF MOTORSPORT AUSTRALIA Over the years, there have been many volunteers who have had an impact on motorsport. From grass roots to the highest level of administration, we have so many to thank for going above and beyond in playing a role to help improve the sport. And it’s no differe…

ANDRA SUBSIDIARY ANNOUNCED AS NEW PERTH MOTORPLEX OPERATOR

Evolve Facility Management – a subsidiary of the Australian National Drag Racing Association (ANDRA) – has been appointed as the new operator for the Perth Motorplex following an extensive procurement process by venue owner, VenuesWest. Evolve has signed a multi-year lease agreement for the prem…

SUMMIT RACING STARTLINE CHALLENGE LAUNCHED

ANDRA and Summit Racing Equipment have teamed up to offer ANDRA-licensed drivers and riders the chance to share in thousands of dollars’ worth of Summit Racing Equipment vouchers between now and the end of 2020. Under the Summit Racing Startline Challenge, eligible competitors who have set reactio…

Trouble with the Hookup: Troubleshooting Traction Issues

In a perfect world, a race car would always hook on any race track. It would go down the track straight, it would not rattle the tyres and it would not lose traction. The trouble is, it is not a perfect world. We are dealing with a mechanical beast that operates under all sorts of……

CONGRATULATING LIZ JOHNS – GALLAGHER VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR AWARD RECIPIENT

Long-time West Australian volunteer Liz Johns has been an integral part of the operations of the Western Australian Drag Racing Association for more than 20 years and was recently recognised as part of a select group of Gallagher Volunteer of the Year award recipients. Johns was caught completely by…

VICTORIAN ANDRA CLUBS SET TO BENEFIT FROM COMMUNITY MOTORSPORT GRANTS

ANDRA’s Victorian clubs and tracks are set to benefit from Victoria’s first motorsport and motorcycling funding program. Delivered by Sport and Recreation Victoria (SRV), the Community Motorsport Program is the Victorian Government’s first dedicated motorsport investment program. The Community…

GALLAGHER EXTENDS SPONSORSHIP, OFFERS NEW MEMBER MICROSITE

Long-time ANDRA insurance broker and supporter Gallagher has not only increased its support for the ANDRA Volunteer of the Year programme in 2020 and 2021, but has also launched a new microsite which will make it easier for ANDRA racers to manage their insurance needs. Gallagher has been working wit…

SUMMIT RACING BACKS EXTENDED CALENDAR WITH RECORD PRIZE POOL

Summit Racing Equipment has renewed its support for ANDRA drag racing, throwing its backing behind what can now be confirmed as a mammoth extended 2019/2020/2021 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series season complete with a record prize pool. The season extension will not only ensure the successfu…

TAKE A LOOK: CROW CAMS’ NEW FACILITY

Earlier this year, valued ANDRA supporter Crow Cams made an exciting move into a bigger and better facility, allowing it to expand its services to customers. Crow Cams Australia General Manager, Lindsay Izzard, explains that the move has allowed Crow Cams to not only widen its manufacturing capacity…

Summit Racing Equipment Tech Torque: Fuel Line Routing Ideas

It’s really easy to get into trouble when routing fuel lines in your car. You want to keep the line away from rotating parts like the driveshaft or a clutch, and as far from the car’s scrub line as possible. The term scrub line sounds exotic, but all it means is what would get damaged……

ALICE SPRINGS INLAND DRAGWAY DELIVERS FOR CENTRAL AUSTRALIA

Alice Springs Inland Dragway (ASID) has been bringing plenty of drag racing entertainment to Central Australia since 2008, when it was made possible by the dedicated efforts of local volunteers and businesses. Located next to the Stuart Highway just 15 kilometres south of Alice Springs alongside the…

PAUL STEPHEN: YOUR NSW DIVISION DIRECTOR

Reigning Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series Supercharged Outlaws Champion Paul Stephen has been the ANDRA Division Director for New South Wales for five years and has a long history in the sport of drag racing. “I was basically born into it,” Stephen explained, who before being appointed a…

FIA DRAG RACING COMMISSION PRESIDENT LAUDS ANDRA DRAG RACING

Lars Pettersson has been the President of the FIA Drag Racing Commission since 2018, following eight years as Vice President (2009-2017) under then-leader Graham Light. The FIA Drag Racing Commission works to promote the safe and sustainable growth of the sport worldwide, through an international me…

PETER KAPIRIS: GETTING READY FOR THE NEXT STEP

It has been a while since champion racer and ANDRA board member Peter Kapiris turned a tyre in anger on a drag strip, not just due to the restrictions of the COVID-19 pandemic, but also thanks to work and financial demands. Even so, when the time comes that these three issues line up the right……

BALLISTIC PERFORMANCE PARTS JOINS ANDRA MEMBER BENEFITS PROGRAM

The Australian National Drag Racing Association (ANDRA) is pleased to welcome Ballistic Performance Parts to the ANDRA Member Benefits Program. Owned and operated by reigning Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series Competition Bike Champion Rob Cassar, Ballistic Performance Parts delivers high-qual…

BREAST CANCER GOES FROM 0-150MPH IN UNDER 9 SECONDS

‘Don’t Wait for the Green Light’ is Andy Kahle’s sometimes humorous but highly emotional new book about her fight to get back on the racetrack. The ANDRA racer and supporter of the ANDRA Member Benefits Program (through her business AndyK Design) has turned her blog – written to keep her f…

ROB SHARP: MAKING CREATIVE IMPACTS FOR AUSTRALIAN DRAG RACING

VENASO SELECTIONS JOINS ANDRA MEMBER BENEFITS PROGRAM

The Australian National Drag Racing Association is pleased to welcome Perth’s Venaso Selections as the latest company to join its ANDRA Member Benefits Program. Venaso Selections will offer 10 percent off to ANDRA members, who employ its company for their renovation needs. Located at 491 Marmion S…

DIRECT DEBIT NOW AVAILABLE

The Australian National Drag Racing Association is making it easier for our members and licence holders to pay with a new direct debit payment option available. The direct debit feature will allow our members to have their fees debited from a nominated cheque or savings account in monthly instalment…

ROB RATH: YOUR SA DIVISION DIRECTOR

Rob Rath has been the ANDRA Division Director for South Australia since 2018 and has a long history in the sport of drag racing. “I became involved in drag racing back in ‘Street’ level classes in 1980 in Canberra for a short time and also attended Castlereagh Raceway as a spectator whenever I…

NATHAN PEIRANO: LEADING FROM THE FRONT

Nathan Peirano has been ANDRA’s Chairman since 2017 following a long involvement with ANDRA drag racing both on the track and as part of the Northern Australian Divisional Council. Like so many others, Peirano’s long-time passion for our sport began on the spectator hill. It would not be long ho…

GET COLOURING TO WIN PRIZES – CLOSES 15 MAY 2020

Want to be in the running for Summit Racing Equipment vouchers and merch? Select your preferred image from Summit Racing Equipment from the below options, download the relevant PDF and print it out using the link, colour it in and snap a photo of your effort and post it in the comments of this Faceb…

RAY TREASURE: PASSION PERSONIFIED

If you are involved with drag racing in Australia, it is a safe bet that you have dealt with, or at least heard of, Ray Treasure. The 63 year old West Australian has been a key fixture in Australian drag racing since the 70s and his trademark passion and absolute commitment to the sport and……

ANDRA COVID-19 UPDATE: 25 MARCH 2020

Events paused, Licence extensions, ANDRA office changes In response to the government’s latest mandates on social distancing, the ANDRA Board has been left with no choice but to put a pause on all ANDRA sanctioned drag racing until the May 31, 2020 (pending further government updates). We believe…

ANDRA CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATE

For Health Department updates on the Coronavirus, please click here. In response to the rapidly changing developments around COVID-19 (commonly known as Coronavirus) here in Australia and globally, the Australian National Drag Racing Association (ANDRA) issues the following update on upcoming ANDRA-…

STATEMENT: TWILIGHT NATIONALS

The Australian National Drag Racing Association (ANDRA), in conjunction with the Sunraysia Drag Racing Association, wishes to advise that no spectators will be permitted at this weekend’s round of the 2019/2020 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series (Friday 13 – Saturday 14 March, 2020). This…

RULEBOOK UPDATE – PAGE 124/125

Text has been changed on page 124 and 125 of the 2019/2020 ANDRA Rulebook. Please see the yellow highlighted bold text under Engine in the Super Stock – Modified Sedan /MS class requirements. These changes have come directly from the ANDRA National Rules Committee (NRC) and all take immediate effe…

ANDRA Red Cross Disaster Relief Donations

With devastating bushfires touching the lives of so many across Australia, ANDRA has registered with the Australian Red Cross as a fundraising partner. The Red Cross supports people through disaster recovery by being there to provide practical and emotional support and information. Across January an…

VINYL WRAPS & GRAPHICS TO REWARD BEST PRESENTED SRESS RACERS

ANDRA and Vinyl Wraps and Graphics are pleased to announce that the business will be sponsoring the Best Presented Award at 2019/2020 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series events moving forward, starting with this weekend’s Rowe Memorial (Adelaide International Raceway, November 23). Headed up…

ANDRA COMMENT: WA Junior drag racing suspension lifted and minimum age increased

The Australian National Drag Racing Association (ANDRA) welcomes the lifting of the suspension of Junior Drag Racing in Western Australia, announced by The Honourable Minister for Sport and Recreation, Mick Murray, this morning. “Following the enacting of the seven recommendations of Coroner Linto…

ANDRA CALENDAR FURTHER EXPANDED

The Australian National Drag Racing Association and South Coast Raceway are pleased to announce the addition of an extra round to the recently released 2019/2020 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series calendar. The South Coast Nationals will be held on December 14 and 15 in 2019 and will see the t…

ANDRA ANNOUNCES EXPANDED CALENDAR FOR 19/20 SEASON

The Australian National Drag Racing Association has confirmed a 10-round calendar for the 2019/2020 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series with the release of details for rounds 4-10 today. The 19/20 series calendar increases the total number of events by one and the number of venues by two with t…

SRESS POINTS UPDATED POST NT NATS

Please see here for the 2019/2020 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series points tally following round two, the NT Nationals, which was held at the held at Hidden Valley Drag Strip in Darwin on the weekend. Our congratulations go to all the winners, runners-up and top qualifiers. We also send a sp…

SUMMIT RACING EQUIPMENT SPORTSMAN SERIES POINTS UPDATE

Please see here for the 2019/2020 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series points tally following round one, the Desert Nationals, which was held at Alice Springs Inland Dragway on the weekend (August 3 and 4). ANDRA sends its congratulations to all of the winners, runners up and top qualifiers. Loo…

Rulebook page update – Page 142

Text has been changed on page 142 of the 2019/2020 ANDRA Rulebook regarding E/APA minimum weight. The change was to correct the requirements within the table; Old text: 2210 lbs / 1002.43 kg maximum weight. New text: 2210 lbs / 1002.43 kg minimum weight. Note this is not a rule change, just a corr…

New Handicap System ETs released (Group 2)

ANDRA is pleased to release the New Handicap System ETs applied to all classes of Group 2 cars for the coming 2019/20 Season. The New Handicap System is based off the old National Records +0.1 seconds (for all distances). These Handicaps are applied to any National Open level events were Group 2 car…

ANDRA Rollcage Specifications updated

Both ANDRA Rollcage Specifications have been updated to reflect a change in the definition of a vehicle with “modified wheelwells” (as per the 2019/20 ANDRA Rulebook). Modified Wheelwells (rear only)*; Where material has been added to the wheelwells and has changed the profile of the wheelwell,…

LONG-TERM CROW CAMS & ANDRA PARTNERSHIP CONTINUES

Crow Cams and the Australia National Drag Racing Association (ANDRA) are pleased to announce that the highly successful long-term partnership between the two organisations is set to continue for another 12 months. Crow Cams has been an Associate Partner of ANDRA for seven consecutive seasons and wit…

RULEBOOK UPDATE – PAGE 90

Text has been changed on page 90 of the 2019/2020 ANDRA Rulebook regarding JD qualifying. The change was to correct a value in the example as shown below; Old text: e.g. A C/JD running a 11.91 second pass will qualify above a A/JD running a 8.02 second pass. New text: e.g. A C/JD running a 12.01……

SUMMIT RACING EQUIPMENT CONTINUES TO BACK JUNIOR RACERS

Summit Racing Equipment and the Australian National Drag Racing Association (ANDRA) are excited to announce that The World’s Speed Shop has renewed its naming rights support of ANDRA’s Junior Dragster category. For the fourth consecutive season the racing bracket, which offers three levels of pa…

DECOGLAZE GLASS SPLASHBACKS VICTORIA TO AWARD TOP QUALIFIERS THIS SEASON

DecoGlaze Central Victoria has extended its support of ANDRA drag racing, coming on board as sponsor of the Top Qualifier Medallion awarded as part of the Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series. This new partnership is in addition to the company’s existing support of the ANDRA Member Benefits Pr…

New ANDRA Champions Poster released

ANDRA is pleased to release its new poster, celebrating the 2018/2019 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series Australian Champions. To download the artwork, use the links below: Poster artwork (sized suitable for email) – click here High-resolution poster artwork – click here…

2019/2020 ANDRA RULEBOOK RELEASED

ANDRA Technical is pleased to announce the release of the 2019/2020 ANDRA Rulebook. This latest edition is effective from 1st July 2019 and will therefore be in effect for Round 1 of the 2019/20 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series at Alice Springs Inland Dragway (Alice Springs, NT), 3-4 August…

19/20 Homologated Fuel List Released

ANDRA Technical is pleased to release the Homologated Fuel List for the 2019/20 ANDRA Drag Racing Season. The full list can be viewed here and is effective from today, the 1st July 2019. The updated list has all Leaded fuels removed and the following new Unleaded fuels added; Sunoco Evo 10 PowerPlus…

NEW DRAG RACING BUSINESS OFFERS DISCOUNTS TO ANDRA MEMBERS

Specialist creator of drag racing decorative decals for children, Qtr Mile Child, has signed up as part of the ANDRA Member Benefits Program to offer ANDRA members a discount of 15 percent. Qtr Mile Child is a new business for our sport’s littlest drag racing enthusiasts and was born when its crea…

ENTRIES OPEN: DESERT NATIONALS

There are just 73 days to go until the Desert Nationals – round one of the 19/20 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series – kicks off at Alice Springs Inland Dragway (ASID).   Entries are open now! For all the details, go to https://www.desertnationals.com.au/…

VP Racing Fuels “ROO 99” added to Homologated Fuels List

ANDRA are pleased to announce the addition of a new Unleaded Race Fuel to the Homologated Fuels List with immediate effect: VP Racing Fuels “ROO 99”. Homologated with Motorcycling Australia for use in 2019. ROO 99 is a cost-effective, unleaded replacement for Avgas & PULP 98. Compared with o…

STREET MACHINE CONTINUES SUPPORT OF ANDRA MEMBERS

Street Machine has renewed its commitment to the ANDRA Member Benefits program, extending its exclusive offer to ANDRA members of a discount on Street Machine memberships for another 12 months. In addition, Street Machine has increased the discount on offer, with ANDRA members now saving 37 percent…

ANDRA AND NHRA FORM EXCITING NEW PARTNERSHIP

A fantastic new partnership between the Australian National Drag Racing Association (ANDRA) and the National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) will deliver new benefits to all ANDRA members. The partnership will allow ANDRA members to access discounted NHRA digital membership and associated benefits and di…

RULE SUBMISSIONS RESULTS

ANDRA is pleased to announce the results of the Rule Submissions applicable to the 2019/20 ANDRA Rulebook. Thank you to all of the volunteers of the National Rules Committee (NRC) as well as the appointed members of the ANDRA Operations Team for their assistance and guidance throughout the process.…

UPDATED POINTS POST-WESTERNATS

Please see here for the updated 2018/2019 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series points tally after Round Eight, the Westernationals held at Perth’s Motorplex across March 2-3. Congratulations to all the winners as well as the following competitors who have now reached the 300 points cap; Adam…

Updated Homologated Fuels List – Feb 2019

ANDRA are pleased to announce the addition of two new Unleaded Race Fuels to the Homologated Fuels List with immediate effect: ETS Racing Fuels ESR GC4 and VP Racing Fuels QM25. To view the full list, please click here. ESR GC4 suits the following applications; Unleaded Racing Fuel especially blende…

$101 REASONS TO SAVE WITH #SUMMITRACING

Looking to give that special someone a sweet Valentine’s gift? Summit Racing Equipment has a special offer on right now until February 10 – head to the website now to take advantage of $101 reasons to always save the most at Summit and use promo code SAVE101 at the checkout. See below for…

NEW WEST COAST CHALLENGE ANNOUNCED

The Australian National Drag Racing Association and the Perth Motorplex are excited to announce that the Top Doorslammer and Top Fuel Motorcycle categories will compete for prestigious ANDRA Gold Christmas Tree trophies at the upcoming Westernationals event. The Westernationals will be held at the W…

POINTS UPDATE: 18/19 SUMMIT RACING EQUIPMENT SPORTSMAN SERIES

Please click here for the updated 2018/2019 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series points tally following Round Six: the South Coast 600 held at Portland’s South Coast Raceway. Congratulations to all of the winners as well as Jess Voigt (#6478, Modified Eliminator), Paul Stephen (#453, Supercha…

SUMMIT RACING EQUIPMENT GETS BEHIND 2019 QLD CHAMPIONSHIP

ANDRA and Summit Racing Equipment are excited to announce that the leading performance powerhouse will once again support the Summit Racing Queensland Championship in 2019. ‘The World’s Speed Shop’ has supported the three-round regional drag racing series since its establishment in 2017, expla…

DECOGLAZE JOINS THE ANDRA MEMBER BENEFITS PARTY

DecoGlaze Central Victoria has signed up for the ANDRA Member Benefits Program, offering ANDRA members within a 200km radius of Ballarat (Victoria) a 10 percent discount on its glass splashbacks. “The ANDRA Member Benefits Program is a fantastic opportunity for us to support the ANDRA members with…

ANDRA MEMBER BENEFITS COMPANY D-PRO RETURNS TO ITS ROOTS

Develo Pro (D-Pro) has returned to its drag racing roots after 10 years of intensive service to the circuit racing and speedway disciplines. The South Australian company has recently joined the ANDRA Member Benefits Program, offering ANDRA members 20 percent off chassis plotting and four link simula…

ANDRA AGM TO BE HELD 14 NOVEMBER 2018

The Australian National Drag Association Limited will hold its Annual General Meeting on Wednesday the 14th of November 2018. The AGM will commence at 7.00pm (CDST) and will be held at the Mawson Lakes Hotel & Function Centre in the Lakeside Room, located at 10 Main Street, Mawson Lakes, SA, 509…

WA SUSPENSIONS JOINS ANDRA MEMBER BENEFITS PROGRAM

WA Suspensions is pleased to offer ANDRA Members 10 percent off of its services as part of the ANDRA Member Benefits Program. The West Australian company has been in operation for more than 30 years in Osborne Park, providing drivers with expert advice, retail part sales and fitting, repairs, wheel…

NEW 660FT RECORDS

A number of new national 660ft records were set during the running of the 2018 Sunset Strip Nationals – round three of the 18/19 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series – at Mildura’s Sunset Strip on September 22-23. To see the new records, please click here.…

BURNS STAINLESS OFFERS DISCOUNTS TO ANDRA MEMBERS

California’s Burns Stainless is pleased to offer ANDRA licence holders 10 percent off 304SS Tubing and Mandrel Bends as the latest company to join the ANDRA Member Benefits Program.…

GET ARTY TO WIN PRIZES

Our friends at YBI Creative recently designed our 2017/2018 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series Champions special-edition poster and also a special ‘colouring in’ edition just for the young and the young at heart!…

SUMMIT RACING EQUIPMENT SPORTSMAN SERIES POINTS TALLY UPDATED

The travel bonus points have been applied and added to the totals for competitors who attended both Rd1 and Rd2 in Hidden Valley and Alice Springs respectively.…

UPDATED ANDRA HOMOLOGATED FUELS LIST

An updated ANDRA Homologated Fuels List has been loaded to the technical section of this website. To view it, please click here.…

ANDRA ANNOUNCES 18/19 CALENDAR

The Australian National Drag Racing Association (ANDRA) is pleased to confirm a nine-round calendar for the 18/19 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series. By the time the championship chase concludes in April of 2019, the 18/19 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series will have unfolded across nine…

1320FT RECORDS UPDATED

The 1320ft records and indexes list has been updated following the running of the Desert Nationals at Alice Springs Inland Dragway across July 21 and 22, 2018.  To view the new records, please click here.…

Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series points tally updated

Following the Desert Nationals, held at the Alice Springs Inland Dragway at the weekend, please CLICK HERE for the updated 2018/2019 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series points tally.  Our congratulations go to all of the winners.…

RECORDS UPDATED POST NITRO UP NORTH

Following round one of the 2018/2019 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series, Nitro Up North at the Hidden Valley Drag Strip, the 1320ft records have been updated. You can see the updated records list by clicking here. …

CHAMPIONSHIP POINTS TALLY UPDATED

Please CLICK HERE for the new 2018/2019 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series points tally following Round 1 of the Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series, which was held at the Hidden Valley Drag Strip last weekend. Our congratulations go to all of the winners. Make sure you look out for…

COOL DOWN WITH COOLSHIRT SYSTEMS AUSTRALIA

Coolshirt Systems Australia is the latest business to sign up to the ANDRA Member Benefits Program. Coolshirt Systems Australia is a dealer of COOLSHIRT SYSTEMS products. The family operated business is offering a 10 percent discount off their RRP of their products for all ANDRA members.…

Nitro Harley racer Benny Stevens putting life into words

Amputee, cancer survivor and Top Fuel Harley drag racer Benny Stevens has launched a Kickstarter (https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/160320040/fuelled-benny-stevens-life-story) for his new book Fuelled, based on his amazing life story. Fuelled is the autobiography of a man with a life story a…

CROW CAMS RENEWS ANDRA SUPPORT

The Australian National Drag Racing Association is pleased to announce that Associate Partner Crow Cams Australia has renewed its partnership for a further 12 months. Crow Cams is a long-time sponsor of ANDRA drag racing, and in particular sponsors the prestigious Crow Cams Best Engineered Award.…

THE CAMPAIGN COMPANY JOINS ANDRA MEMBER BENEFITS PROGRAM

The ANDRA Member Benefits Program is pleased to welcome The Campaign Company to its ranks. The Campaign Company has been in the advertising industry for more than 25 years and will offer ANDRA license holders 10 percent off of its design services.…

Rule Submissions Results

ANDRA Technical is pleased to announce the results of the Rule Submissions for the 2018/2019 ANDRA Rulebook. Please click the link below for more information. Announcement of 2018-19 Rule Changes If you have any questions on the content of the document, then please contact ANDRA Technical on technic…

SUNOCO ANNOUNCED AS ANDRA’S OFFICIAL FUEL SUPPLIER

Sunoco Race Fuels and the Australian National Drag Racing Association are proud to announce a partnership between the two organisations which will see Sunoco as the official fuel supplier for all ANDRA-sanctioned events. Sunoco Race Fuels has been associated with racing excellence for decades, and t…

MEMBER DISCOUNTS NOW AVAILABLE AT VISNER ENGINE DEVELOPMENT

Visner Engine Developments is now offering ANDRA members a special discount of 10 percent on its products and services after joining the ANDRA Member Benefits Program.…

ARC OFFERS SAVINGS TO ANDRA MEMBERS

Applied Racing Components (ARC) is one of the latest companies to sign on to offer discounts to ANDRA members as part of the ANDRA Member Benefits Program. ARC will offer all ANDRA license holders 15 percent off of its services, including EGT Probes and heating elements for nitrous systems, oil warm…

GALLAGHER VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR ANNOUNCED

New South Wales ANDRA volunteer Aaron Brookes has been announced as the Gallagher Volunteer of the Year for the 2017/2018 season. As the recipient of the award, sponsored by insurance, risk management and consulting firm Gallagher, Brookes will receive a trip to the ANDRA drag racing event of his ch…

FAST & LOUD INDUSTRIES JOINS MEMBER BENEFITS PROGRAM

Fast & Loud Industries will offer all ANDRA members 10 percent off of its sandblasting services* as one of the latest businesses to sign up for the ANDRA Member Benefits Program. The blasting and restoration specialists, located in Perth (WA) work on all kinds of vehicles including classic cars,…

EVENT LICENCE TRIAL ANNOUNCED

The Australian National Drag Racing Association (ANDRA) is pleased to announce the trial of an ‘event licence’. The trial follows the consideration of feedback to the ANDRA board from a number of clubs and venues; and will allow racers to compete at events at ANDRA member venues without having t…

GRAEME COWIN INDUCTED INTO AUST MOTOR SPORT HALL OF FAME

  Our congratulations go to Graeme Cowin on his induction into the Australian Motorsport Hall of Fame this evening. Find out more about it thanks to Speedcafe.com by clicking here or here (inclues quotes from Cowin). …

KEYS FAMILY MOTORSPORT CAMARO RECOGNISED ON DEBUT

At the recent MacTrack Westernationals, the Crow Cams Best Engineered Award was bestowed to Keys Family Motorsport for their brand-new AA/AP-Top Doorslammer Camaro, which contested the Pro Slammer bracket. The bright orange car was making its race debut at the March 3-4 event – which also included…

PTE OFFERS 10 PERCENT OFF FOR ANDRA MEMBERS

Precision Turbo & Engine (PTE) has lined up to give all ANDRA members 10 percent off its services by becoming the latest member of the ANDRA Member Benefits Program. PTE offers a full line of custom turbochargers, accessories, intercoolers, fuel injectors and stand-alone engine management system…

C & R MOTORSPORT DEVELOPMENTS JOINS MEMBER BENEFITS PROGRAM

Perth’s C & R Motorsport Developments will offer all ANDRA license holders 20 percent off, with the company joining the ANDRA Member Benefits Program recently. C & R Motorsport Developments specialises in Engine Dyno Testing and Development for all types of Motorsport applications includ…

HUSSEY PERFORMANCE OFFERS 10 PERCENT OFF TO ANDRA MEMBERS

Hussey Performance has announced it will offer ANDRA license holders 10 percent off its product and services as a member of the ANDRA Member Benefits Program. The copper gasket manufacturer, based in Pennsylvania (USA), offers copper head gaskets of any thickness as well as oil pan/valve covers and…

Ararat Mums Go Drag Racing

Senior Constable Dani Richardson and Ararat Car Club Member Rachel Ralph will be attending Drags School at the Perth Motorplex in February. The ten-day training is run by Sergeant Mike Pearson and Detective Sergeant Chris De Bruin of Beat the Heat WA. Richardson and Ralph said they hope their partic…

ANDYK DESIGN JOINS MEMBER BENEFITS PROGRAM

The Australian National Drag Racing Association is pleased to welcome AndyK Design to its Member Benefits Program. The ANDRA Member Benefits Program has been created to offer loyal ANDRA members the opportunity to receive discounts to products from supporting companies. AndyK Design’s Andy Kahle s…

VALE: PHIL PARKER

(Updated with funeral details) All at the Australian National Drag Racing Association are greatly saddened by the news that Phillip Parker has passed away this morning. A former ANDRA Director and Division Director, Phil was highly regarded within the drag racing industry and his passing will be sor…

Aussie legend Larry Ormsby releases limited edition book

In a must-have for all Drag Racing and Muscle Car fans, legendary Australian drag racer, the Big O, Larry Ormsby has just released a stunning, limited edition book detailing the early years of his incredible career. Titled “The Larry Ormsby Scrapbook – The Ford Years,” this new book docu…

STATEMENT: PERTH MOTORPLEX INCIDENT – 11 November 2017

The Australian National Drag Racing Association is deeply saddened to confirm the passing of Junior Dragster competitor Anita Board following an on track incident during an event held at the Perth Motorplex on the 11th of November. Everyone at the Australian National Drag Racing Association extends…

VALE: EDDIE THOMAS

The Australian National Drag Racing Association, its members, management and staff send their deepest condolences to the family and friends of Top Fuel pioneer, Eddie Thomas. Eddie passed away earlier today at 99 years of age. The founder of Redline Engineering, Thomas was widely regarded as a pione…

ANDRA AGM to be held November 17

The Australian National Drag Racing Association Limited gives notice that its Annual General Meeting will be held at Mawson Lakes Hotel & Function Centre in the Lakeside Room, located at 10 Main Street, Mawson Lakes,  SA  5095 on Friday 17th November 2017, commencing at 7.00pm (CDST).…

ANDRA TEAM BOOSTED WITH NEW APPOINTMENT

The Australian National Drag Racing Association is pleased to announce a new addition to its team: motorsport media specialist, Amanda Jackson. After more than a decade spent in public relations and media management roles across the motorsport industry, including many years working within the drag r…

The Moving Man Joins ANDRA’s Member Benefit Program

We welcome aboard Gordon Crawford and his The Moving Man business to ANDRA’s Member Benefits Program. Crawford has joined our program in offering a 10% discount to all ANDRA Members!…

ANDRA returns to sanction drag racing at Perth Motorplex

As owner and manager of Perth Motorplex, VenuesWest has renewed its agreement with the Australian National Drag Racing Association (ANDRA) for a second year as the sanctioning body for Drag Racing for the 2017/18 racing season.…

Wimmera Drags To Launch Project Right Path Campaign

Wimmera Off-Street Drag Racing Club is hosting a drag event on October 7, 2017. It’s been six years since the last drags event in the Victorian town of Warracknabeal, and the organisers are all pretty excited about it!…

ANDRA’s Social Media Footprint Expands

ANDRA has launched its second Instagram account with a dedicated page for its Junior Dragster racers. The Summit Racing Equipment Junior Dragster Instagram page is open and live and joins its Facebook page in engaging with the future racers of the sport.…

Grant Hamon Joins ANDRA Board

Grant Hamon (left) with ANDRA’s Acting General Manager Brett Stevens at recent 2017 Desert Nationals The Australian National Drag Racing Association is pleased to announce the appointment of Grant Hamon to the board, effective immediately.…

VALE: Shane O’Sullivan

Over the weekend we received the sad news that former Western Australian ANDRA Divisional Director Shane O’Sullivan had passed away following an illness.…

Perth Motorplex Installs Electrimotion Safety Shut Off System

As part of the ongoing effort to increase safety for Competitors on the Drag Strip, Perth Motorplex has permanently installed the Electrimotion Safety Shut Off System as used by the National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) in the USA.…

Kelly Bettes On Family, Junior Dragsters and Advice

While some people outside the drag racing world may never have heard of Kelly Bettes, since becoming the quickest and fastest women in Australia, they sure do now! The Bettes name has a long history in the sport of drag racing with Mum Jenny and Dad Steve involved in admin and management, while brot…

Crow Cams Re-Sign with ANDRA

The Australian National Drag Racing is proud to announce that Crow Cams have re-signed for another 12 months partnership.…

Successful Launch for 2017 Summit Racing QLD Championship

The inaugural Summit Racing Queensland Championship dodged the forecasted rain and produced an outstanding weekend of ANDRA Sportsman drag racing at Palmyra Dragway on the weekend of July 1-2.…

It’s All About Family

Dallas Everett. Photo by Dave Lovi Looking at the entry list for the inaugural Summit Racing Queensland Championship at Palmyra Dragway, you can’t but not notice the amount of family’s competing this weekend.…

Peter Johnson Is Looking To Win Two Championships

Photo by Dave Lovi The inaugural Summit Racing Queensland Championship kicks off this weekend at Palmyra Dragway.  …

Summit Racing Equipment Supports 2017 ANDRA QLD Championship.

The Australian National Drag Racing Association are pleased to announce Summit Racing Equipment have extended their support of sportsman racers to include the naming rights of the 2017 ANDRA Queensland Championship.…

AJG Volunteer of the Year Nominations Open

Arthur J. Gallagher Volunteer of the Year Nominations Open…

ANDRA Announces New Structure

    The CEO of ANDRA has recommended a new structure which the Board has approved.…

The 2017 Queensland Championships is GO!

Photo by Luke Dahms Entries are now open for Round 1 of the 2017 Queensland Championship at Palmyra Dragway.…

Swann Hill Dragway’s New Tower

  A recent post on social media from Swann Hill Dragway highlighted a new addition to the landscape and partnership to the complex.…

ANDRA Champ John Zappia Adds Another Title

John Zappia and the Fuchs Monaro’s successful start to 2017 has continued with the team earning the WA Top Comp Championship at Perth Motorplex Grand Finals.…

Kelly Bettes New LTFR Top Fuel Driver

Leading Australian drag racing team, Lamattina Top Fuel Racing has signed Kelly Bettes as the team’s new driver, with Bettes set to debut the Fuchs Top Fuel dragster at the Nitro Up North event at Hidden Valley Raceway, July 21 and 22.…

Ask ANDRA Pro Stock Champ Lee Bektash 1 Question

Hey, drag racing fans listen up as we have a little competition for you.…

Summit Racing Equipment Grand Final Pt 1 on Speedweek

How good is this? Just one week after the Summit Racing Equipment Grand Finals, all the action from the ANDRA Drag Racing Series Championship is coming to Speedweek this Sunday, April 9 from 1 PM AEST.…

Newby Goes Back To The Future In Adelaide Win

Wayne Newby scored a straight sets win over his Rapisarda Autosport International team-mate Damien Harris in the final round of the ANDRA season at Adelaide International Raceway.…

Record Breaking Summit Racing Equipment Grand Finals

The combination of a sticky Adelaide International Raceway and cool air saw a total of eight new records produced at the Summit Racing Equipment Grand Finals. A number of racers were caught out with just how good the track was.…

Bektash Gets Tough in Pro Stock & Sportsman Shine at Summit Grand Finals

Day one of the Summit Racing Equipment Grand Finals produced some record-breaking performances in both the ANDRA Drag Racing Series and Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series.…

Ben Bray Hunting For ANDRA Podium

When the Gulf Western Oil-supported Team Bray Racing hits Adelaide International Raceway this Friday and Saturday (31 March – 1 April), they will do so in pursuit of putting Benny Bray on the podium in the ANDRA Top Doorslammer title fight.…

Lee Bektash #DontHoldBack Farewell Tour

Australian Pro Stock Champion Lee Bektash has heralded his upcoming retirement with a passionate speech whilst accepting the 2017 ANDRA Australian Nationals Pro-Stock Gold Christmas tree for his win at the recent event at Calder Park.…

RAI Team Mates Set For Nitro Top Fuel Rumble

Bragging rights around the family dining room table will be on the line when Rapisarda Autosport International tuner duo, Santino and Santo Rapisarda Jnr., match race each other at the ANDRA Championship Grand Final at Adelaide International Raceway on March 31 and April 1.…

2016/17 Summit Racing Equipment Grand Finals Live & Free

  Watch the Summit Racing Equipment Drag Racing Grand Finals Live and Free this Saturday from Adelaide International Raceway. Watch the 2016/17 Summit Racing Equipment Drag Racing Grand Finals LIVE & FREE this Saturday from Adelaide International Raceway, South Australia on April 1st from 3.30p…

Paul Rogers Snr Wins Inaugural “Spirit of Speed” Award

Victorian drag racing veteran Paul Rogers Sr has been awarded the inaugural Speedcafe.com Spirit of Speed Volunteer of the Year award, presented by Dunlop.…

Jim Read Inducted Into The 2017 CAMS “Hall of Fame”

Australian Drag Racing legend Jim Read has been inducted into the 2017 CAMS “Hall of Fame”, presented by Speedcafe.com tonight at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre.…

Council Commits To Drag Strip Work

Swan Hill Rural City Council has committed funds to lift the city’s quarter mile drag strip to Australian racing standards.…

Summit Racing Equipment Grand Finals TVC

The 2016/17 Summit Racing Equipment Drag Racing Grand Finals is less than two weeks away. Just to get you in the mood here is the TV Commercial. 2016/17 Summit Racing Equipment Drag Racing Grand Finals – March 31st and April 1 (Top Fuel, Top Alcohol, Top Doorslammer, Pro Stock and Summit Racin…

CAMS Hall of Fame Double Pass Giveaway

The 2017 Australian Motorsport Hall of Fame Induction Gala – presented by Speedcafe.com, is coming up on Friday night, March 24 at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre at 7:30 pm for an 8 pm start.…

Frank Mamone – The Next Chapter

It was a huge weekend for Sydney’s Frank Mamone, going through to the finals of a very tough Top Doorslammer at the 46th Westernationals. However, Mamone and crew went home with an empty trailer when fellow Top Doorslammer racer Steven Aldridge made an offer on the Cuda Mamone couldn’t refuse.…

Steve Aldridge Steps into Cuda Next Season

Steve Aldridge and the Crown Security Top Doorslammer team have been showing potential beyond the capacity of their 20-year old ’55 Chev-bodied Murray Anderson chassis. That potential may be realised next season with the news that Aldridge has taken delivery of the ex-Frank Mamone Plymouth Barracuda…

John Zappia – A Decade of Thrills and Championships

John Zappia claimed an unprecedented tenth ANDRA Top Doorslammer Series title with his Fuchs Holden Monaro on Sunday at Perth Motorplex’s Westernationals, adding to his record of dominance in one of Australian drag racing’s most competitive categories – and winning the Westernationals on his home tu…

Bray’s Feel The Heat In Perth

Team Bray Racing felt the heat at the weekend’s Westernationals (Perth, March 4-5) in more ways than one, but that hasn’t stopped them from feeling positive as they leave the venue to prepare for a busy month ahead.…

John Zappia, Craig Glassby & Chris Porter Find Westernats Gold

It was another hot and humid day that greeted racers and fans for day two of the 46th Westernationals, however the action on the track was even hotter with John Zappia taking home another Top Doorslammer victory and more ANDRA gold.…

Damian Muscat Takes Top Fuel Motorcycle Night 1 Points

When the news let it be known that the forecast over the weekend was for hot and humid temperatures in the high 30’s, it was game on. Saturday’s qualifying saw even the toughest racers struggle during the sessions where track temps reached around 120 degrees.…

Reliability and reactions key for Fuchs Monaro

John Zappia might have emerged as the winner of the Goldenstates at Perth Motorplex several weeks ago but it came at a cost with bent rods on two separate runs and a close challenge from Scott MacLean.…

Westernationals LIVE & FREE Sunday March 5

Watch The 46th Westernationals Live and Free This Sunday from Perth Motorplex. Watch the 46th running of the Westernationals LIVE & FREE this Sunday from Perth Motorplex on March 5th from 1.40pm AWST. Watch ANDRA Drag Racing Series Top Alcohol, Top Doorslammer and Top Fuel Motorcycle as well as…

ANDRA Drag Racing Battles To Highlight Westernationals

  With only two Group 1 events left on the Australian National Drag Racing Championship calendar, racers are moving into top gear as they seek to gain as many points as they can prior to the season finale – Summit Racing Equipment Drag Racing Grand Finals – at Adelaide International Raceway on M…

John Cannuli Going For Back-to-Back ANDRA Championships

For the Top Alcohol category, the Westernationals will be their second opportunity to gain valuable points in the 2016/17 ANDRA Drag racing Series.…

Rd 10 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series

Don’t miss out on Round 10 of the Summit Racing Sportsman Series at Steel City Raceway at Whyalla, South Australia…

2017 ANDRA Divisional Elections

  NOMINATIONS INVITED During 2017, elections are due for ANDRA Division Directors in Victoria/Tasmania, Northern Australia and Western Australia.…

Summit Racing Equipment Announce Naming Rights Sponsorship

The Australian National Drag Racing Association together with Adelaide DragRace Promotions are pleased to announce that Summit Racing Equipment have taken naming rights sponsorship for the 2016/17 ANDRA Drag Racing Grand Finals.…

Father & Son Nitro Funny Car Family Feud at Portland

The beautiful seaside South Coast Raceway at Portland in Victoria has been host to the Aeroflow Outlaw Nitro Funny Cars for several years and the 2017 event is shaping up to be the best yet, with a special feature – a father vs son shootout!…

Five New Records Highlight 2017 ANDRA Goldenstates

The hot conditions at the ANDRA Goldenstates made it difficult for the naturally aspirated cars to run quick, but that still didn’t stop five records broken by the close of the event.…

Damian Muscat Wins Day 1 of the 2017 Goldenstates

Yep while some watched Danny Green and Anthony Mundine bang each other in the head over 10 rounds, ANDRA Championship drag racing returned to Perth Motorplex with a bang of it’s own. The Goldenstates was back and with championship rounds for Top Doorslammer and Top Fuel Motorcycle. Anticipation wa…

2017 Goldenstates LIVE

The 2017 Goldenstates from Perth Motorplex will be live streaming on Saturday February 4th thanks to the Garmin VIRB ANDRA Live Stream.…

10 New Records at 2017 ANDRA Australian Nationals

Ten new records were reset following the 2017 ANDRA Australian Nationals at Calder Park on January 28-29…

Team Bray Looking To Make More Nationals Memories

Calder Park drag racing fans are in for a treat at this weekend. This will be the first appearance in Melbourne for Team Bray’s new Gulf Western Oil sponsorship.…

The Event Everyone Remembers And Wants To Win!

  This weekend marks the 51st running of the ANDRA Australian Nationals. Whilst this iconic event has been held in most states; including Queensland, Western Australia, and New South Wales, its spiritual home has always been Melbourne’s Calder Park Raceway.…

2017 Australian Nationals Live Stream

  The 51st ANDRA Australian Nationals is on this weekend and Sunday’s elimination rounds will be LIVE thanks to the Garmin VIRB ANDRA Live Stream.…

Chris Stewart Funeral Notice

The Stewart Family has announced the funeral arrangement for their beloved son Chris, who sadly passed away on Saturday January 21st.…

ANDRA Statement Regarding Portland Incident

It is with deep regret that we announce the passing of ANDRA drag racer Chris Stewart. Chris Stewart, a second-generation racer was competing at South Coast Raceway. All remaining racing has been cancelled for the weekend. The Stewart family have requested privacy during this time and we ask that th…

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ANDRA 2016 Christmas Closure

The office of the Austrtalian National Drag Racing Association will be closed over the Christmas break between December 23 (noon) to Tuesday January 3. Thank you!…

John Baremans appointed to ANDRA Media & PR role

Respected drag racing journalist and photographer John Baremans will officially take over as the new ANDRA Media & PR Officer on Monday December 12. John takes the reigns from Tim Baker who leaves the organisation on Friday December 9 to take up a new sports media opportunity elsewhere. John has…

VIDEO: 2015/2016 Season Recap

Highlights from the 2015/2016 ANDRA Championship Drag Racing season as shown at the 2016 ANDRA Championship Gala on 1 December 2016.…

SA Summer Nationals cancelled due to weather

Unfortunately race day for the SA Summer Nationals is over before it begins with the onset of inclement weather rendering the drag strip unraceable.…

Richards and Skaife first 2017 Motor Sport Hall of Fame Inductees

Touring car greats Jim Richards and Mark Skaife have been announced as the advance inductees for the 2017 Australian Motor Sport Hall of Fame which will be unveiled on the Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix weekend in Melbourne in March.…

Rowe Memorial Super Stock Classic on Speedweek

Want even more Drag Racing on TV this Sunday December 4?…

Peter Kapiris and Geoff Crisp join the ANDRA Board

  Top Doorslammer icon Peter Kapiris and ANDRA New South Wales Division Director Geoff Crisp have been voted onto the ANDRA Board at the 2016 Annual General Meeting.…

Steel City Drag Club Named Volunteers of the Year

The Whyalla Steel City Drag Club has been awarded the Arthur J. Gallagher Volunteer of the Year at the 2016 ANDRA Championship Dinner on Thursday December 1.…

PODCAST: John Zappia & Maurice Fabietti

The latest edition of the ANDRA Drag Racing Podcast featuring John Zappia and Maurice Fabietti is now available. Zappia and Fabietti discuss the upcoming SA Summer Nationals at Adelaide International Raceway. Zap also talks about his recent trip to the USA and his 256 mph Perth Motorplex track recor…

Summer Nationals Garmin VIRB ANDRA Live Stream

We are pleased to announce the Garmin VIRB ANDRA Drag Racing Live Stream from the SA Summer Nationals at Adelaide International Raceway this Sunday December 4 will be made available for FREE!…

Four National Records Set at Calder Park

Daniel  Camilleri, Les Heintz and Darren Parker set new 1000-feet Super Stock National Records for a trio of classes in the Rowe Memorial Super Stock Classic at Calder Park Raceway.…

ANDRA Drag Racing Live Stream November 19

Catch the elimination action for FREE on the Garmin VIRB ANDRA Drag Racing Live Stream Saturday November 19.…

Jim Read to be inducted into ANDRA Hall of Fame

Jim Read is synonymous with Top Fuel and Australian Drag Racing.…

The Most Powerful Podcast on the Planet!

Introducing the ANDRA Drag Racing Podcast – The Most Powerful Podcast for the Most Powerful Motorsport on the Planet! The official podcast of the Australian National Drag Racing Association is a new initiative to engage with members and fans, new and old by focussing the storylines firmly on the r…

Garmin VIRB ANDRA Drag Racing Live Stream Free Trial

The Rowe Memorial Super Stock Classic and Round 4 of the Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series will be broadcast for FREE on Saturday November 19 as part of the Garmin VIRB ANDRA Drag Racing Live Stream.…

Motorplex Offers 2-For-1 Entry For Intertstate Competitors

Perth Motorplex is one of Australia’s best run drag racing venues and with the ANDRA Drag Racing Series and Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series returning to the venue for the Goldenstates (February 3-4) and the Westernationals (March 4-5) next year, they are keen to have as many interstate…

First Modified National Records Set in 21 Months

Two new Modified Eliminator National Records were set at Round 3 of the Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series at Mildura Sunset Strip.…

Join the Official Summit Junior Dragster Facebook Page!

Introducing the official Facebook page for Summit Racing Equipment Junior Dragster – The Future of ANDRA Drag Racing.  Head over to Facebook, give the page a like, perhaps even a review, and join the Junior Dragster conversation.  This page is designed to be a community where Juniors and t…

All New, All Digital FASTLANE Magazine Now Available!

We are very excited to bring to you the very first ALL DIGITAL edition of FASTLANE Magazine!…