ANDRA Updates

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

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…

PERFORMANCE TOWING WA WANTS TO REWARD YOU

Performance Towing WA has signed on to reward ANDRA members as part of the ANDRA Member Benefits Program. The Perth-based (WA) towing company provides safe, fast and professional towing services in Perth and the surrounding areas.…

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!…

ANDRA Partners with The Accommodation Brokers

ANDRA member benefits are about to get even better with a new partnership forged between ANDRA and The Accommodation Brokers.…

New ANDRA Drag Racing Technical Facebook Page

For the next month we are trialling a new ANDRA Drag Racing Technical Facebook page.…

2016 ANDRA Championship Dinner Tickets Available

In the lead up to the Summer Nationals at Adelaide International Raceway, the 2016 ANDRA Championship Dinner will take place on Thursday December 1st at the Mawson Lakes Hotel & Function Centre located 10 Main Street, Mawson Lakes.…

Sportsman Action on Speedweek this Sunday!

Tune in to Speedweek on SBS HD this Sunday for Round 2 of the Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series.…

South Queensland Divisional Council Election Completed

At a meeting of the ANDRA Ltd Board on the 27th July 2016, a motion was passed to call for nominations for the South Queensland Divisional Council.…

ANDRA officially appointed sanctioning body at Perth Motorplex

In an update sent via the VenuesWest and Perth Motorplex mailing lists on Thursday evening, ANDRA has been officially confirmed as the drag racing sanctioning body at Perth Motorplex.…

2016 Rule Submissions Available for Member Feedback

The rule submissions received as a part of the 2016 intake are available for member feedback.…

Top Doorslammer on SBS Speedweek this Sunday

The first ever visit of a Group One bracket to Alice Springs Inland Dragway will air from 2pm AEST this Sunday September 4.…

ANDRA Drag Racing returns to Perth Motorplex

In a statement issued today, VenuesWest has announced ANDRA as the preferred respondent to be the sanctioning body for drag racing at Perth Motorplex.…

New Promoter Given The Green Light at AIR

Adelaide DragRace Promotions and Peter Pislaidis are set to take on the role as Promoter at Adelaide International Raceway.…

Vic/Tas DC open Tech Day

The Victoria/Tasmania Division will be holding a tech day open to all members requiring a tech inspection, free of charge.…

Summit Sportsman Series on Speedweek this Sunday!

For the first time ever last month, the Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series visited Hidden Valley Drag Strip in Darwin.…

SQ Divisional Council Election

At a meeting of the ANDRA Ltd Board on the 27th July 2016 a motion was passed to call for nominations for the South Queensland (SQ) Divisional Council.…

Summit Racing Equipment Pro Shop Extends To Aussie Racers

  Summit Racing Equipment has upped its support for Australian drag racers by extending the Summit Racing Pro Shop to include full ANDRA licence holders.…

ANDRA Chairman announces retirement from Board

  Michael Fotheringham has advised the Board that he will be standing down from the Board due to work commitments. His term as Chairman will expire at the end of July 2016.…

ANDRA Licencing/Membership Officer pursuing new Opportunities

ANDRA wishes to announce Licencing/Membership Officer Leanne Wright will be leaving to pursue new opportunities after over 11 years at the organisation. Leanne came to ANDRA on a traineeship and has worked her way up to Licencing/Membership Officer.…

Aaron Hambridge and Lachlan Wills join Speedweek team

Racer/Crew Chief Aaron Hambridge and sports media personality Lachlan Wills have joined the ANDRA Drag Racing commentary team on SBS Speedweek.…

Remembering Harry White

Earlier this week it was with sadness ANDRA learned of the passing of former South Australian Division Director Harry White. Harry was a loved member of the drag racing community retiring as SA Division Director in 2012 following 22 years in the position.  His involvement in drag racing dates a…

ANDRA Partners With Garmin Australia On Live Stream Coverage

    The Australian National Drag Racing Association will partner with Garmin Australia and their Garmin VIRB series on a new TV and live stream multimedia package for the remainder of the 2016/2017 ANDRA Championship season.…

Crow Cams Extends ANDRA Sponsorship

Australian performance camshaft powerhouse Crow Cams has re-upped their ANDRA associate sponsorship for a further year.…

High calibre entries flood in for Nitro Up North

Darwin will be the centre of Australia’s drag racing community come July 8 and 9, with a massive 124 entries received for Nitro Up North.…

DESERT NATIONALS 2016 – Sat 16th & Sun 17th July

The Alice Springs Inland Dragway will rumble with the thunderous sound of 100+ vehicles taking part in the Desert Nationals, Round 2 of the Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series and ANDRA Drag Racing Series Top Doorslammer Round 2.…

Update from Gary Tanner Racing

We would like to pass on an update regarding Kylie and Gary Tanner following their motor vehicle accident  9 weeks ago.…

2016 ANDRA Divisional Council Elections Completed

Following completion of the ANDRA Divisional Nominations for 2016, the make-up of the six Divisional Councils is confirmed in the table below.…

Arthur J. Gallagher Volunteer of the Year Nominations Open

Arthur J. Gallagher has an extensive national broking network in metropolitan and regional Australian locations. They provide broking solutions to a wide range of clients from small to medium enterprises through to large multi-national corporations, as well as affinity partners and associations incl…

2016 ANDRA Drag Racing Hall of Fame Nominations Now Open

Nominations are now open for the 2016 inductions to the ANDRA Drag Racing Hall of Fame.…

Matt Forbes record John Storm Memorial points haul

Newly crowned Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series Modified Champion Matt Forbes has capped a stunning season with a record points haul in the calculations for the John Storm Memorial Trophy.…

ANDRA Drag Racing Series on Speedweek this Sunday!

This Sunday from 2pm AEST on Speedweek we finish the 2015/2016 season with a bang featuring all the Top Alcohol, Top Doorslammer and Top Fuel Motorcycle action from the ANDRA Championship Grand Final at Adelaide International Raceway.…

Grand Final records set at Adelaide International Raceway

The ANDRA Championship Grand Final saw four new National Records set, one over 1000 feet and three over the quarter mile.…

Swan Hill Dragway to be ANDRA sanctioned

Swan Hill Dragway, Australia’s newest quarter mile drag strip has announced today the facility will be ANDRA sanctioned.…

Watch the ANDRA Championship Grand Final Live Stream

Watch the ANDRA Championship Grand Final Live Stream here from 9am ACST – Sunday April 10.…

ANDRA Championship Grand Final to be Live Streamed

The conclusion of the 2015/2016 ANDRA Championship Season at Adelaide International Raceway will be live streamed on Sunday April 10.…

30 Australian Legends inducted into Motor Sport Hall of Fame

Among the 30 Australian icons that formed the inaugural inductee group for the Australian Motor Sport Hall of Fame, no less than 29 World Championships and 50 Australian Championships are represented in individual and team competition.…

Shayne Homes steps down from the ANDRA Board

The ANDRA Board wishes to advise the recent resignation of Shayne Homes from the ANDRA Board effective March 4. Shayne has been an ANDRA member and Competition Bike competitor for some time, winning the Competition Bike Championship in 2010. Shayne has also served on the ANDRA Board a…

New South Wales Divisional Council Change

New South Wales Division Director Lyle Gilmore has stepped down from the position and has been replaced by Alternative DD Paul Stephen until Divisional Elections are completed. ANDRA Chairman Michael Fotheringham said; “On behalf of the board and management of ANDRA I would like to thank you f…

VALE: Simon Lekias

It is with deep sadness we have learned of the passing of West Australian Modified racer Simon Lekias on afternoon of March 9, 2016. From all at ANDRA, our deepest condolences go to the Lekias family and our thoughts are with you at this time. RIP. Image credit: Dave Hope…

CAMS Open Letter to ANDRA Members

  CAMS have issued an open letter to ANDRA Members.…

ANDRA Championship Grand Final Entries Open, Tickets on Sale

Entries for the season ending ANDRA Championship Grand Final at Adelaide International Raceway April 9-10 are now open. General Admission and Start Line Club tickets are now also on sale to the general public via www.raceentry.com.au…

Green light for ANDRA Grand Final and funding relief for tracks

At the 15 February ANDRA Board meeting, several key decisions were made to ensure the season ends with a bang.…

Summit Sportsman Series on Speedweek this Sunday

Tune in to Speedweek on SBS this Sunday for some serious Sportsman action!…

ANDRA Technical Officer Resigns

ANDRA wishes to announce that Technical Officer Colin Brassington has resigned from his role after almost three years at the organisation. Colin came to ANDRA with a strong background in the sport which has since been well implemented in various areas of the competition and technical areas. He will…

2016 ANDRA Divisional Elections

  During 2016, elections are due for ANDRA Division Directors in South Queensland, South Australia and New South Wales.…

Australian Nationals on Speedweek this Sunday!

Watch the ANDRA Drag Racing Series from the Australian Nationals this Sunday January 31!…

Frank Marchese awarded Best Engineered at Aust Nationals

Frank Marchese, running in the exhibition Outlaw Radial bracket at the Australian Nationals, has been awarded the Best Engineered Award for his seven-second Twin Turbo full-body XW Fairmont.…

New records set at South Coast and Calder Park

Three new records were set the past two weeks in the Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series at South Coast Raceway in Portland and the Australian Nationals at Calder Park Raceway in Melbourne.…

Summit Racing Equipment to host competitor cookout

Summit Racing Equipment is inviting competitors, crew and family to a competitor cookout on Saturday night of the Australian Nationals at Calder Park Raceway this weekend.…

Australian Nationals to be Live Streamed

The Australian Nationals returns to Calder Park Raceway for the first time in 15 years this weekend and fans will be able to watch eliminations via live stream.…

Australian Nationals LIVE Stream

BOOKMARK THIS PAGE to watch live eliminations from the Australian Nationals. DUE TO WEATHER START TIME HAS BEEN DELAYED.…

Blockbuster line up for Australian Nationals

Entries have now closed for the Australian Nationals with 280 confirmed competitors in what is shaping up to be a blockbuster of ANDRA Drag Racing Series and Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series action.…

ANDRA Drag Racing hits the streets of Melbourne

January 16 – January 24 is fast becoming ANDRA Drag Racing week with an event double header on back-to-back weekends and plenty of activity between to get fans excited.…

TV ALERT: Rowe Memorial on Speedweek this Sunday

Speedweek this Sunday! The Rowe Memorial Super Stock Classic and Round 6 of the Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series from Calder Park Raceway airs this Sunday from 2pm AEDT on SBS Australia.…

Grant Goodall appointed ANDRA CEO

  The Australian National Drag Racing Association Ltd. (ANDRA) is pleased to announce Grant Goodall has been appointed ANDRA CEO.…

ANDRA introduces casual Group One licences from Jan 4, 2016

  The Australian National Drag Racing Association Ltd. (ANDRA) is pleased to announce the introduction of new monthly (casual) Group One Drag Racing Licences.…

Summit Sportsman on Speedweek next two Sundays!

Round 4 of the Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series presented by Southern Downs Regional Council will air this Sunday on Speedweek!…

Four new 660 National Records set at Mildura Sunset Strip

Daniel Camilleri and Craig Geddes each set two eighth-mile National Records at the Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series presented by Mildura Rural City Council this past weekend.…

Daniel Sekli sets new Modified Bike record at Warwick Dragway

Daniel Sekli is the proud owner of Warwick Dragway’s first ever National Record following Round 4 of the Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series presented by Southern Downs Regional Council.…

Watch the 2014 and 2015 ANDRA Championship Highlights

  Highlights from the 2014 and 2015 ANDRA Championship seasons are now available to stream for FREE at ANDRA TV Catch Up and MotorsportsTV.…

ICE Ignition joins ANDRA Contingency Programme

The Australian National Drag Racing Association Ltd (ANDRA) is pleased to announce ICE Ignition has signed on to become an ANDRA Contingency Partner. …

Trick Flow joins ANDRA Drag Racing

The Australian National Drag Racing Association Ltd (ANDRA) is excited to announce Trick Flow Specialties as a new ANDRA Drag Racing Contingency Partner.…

Six new records set at Fuchs South Coast Raceway

Six new national eighth-mile records were set in Round 3 of the Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series at Fuchs South Coast Raceway November 14-15.…

Four National Records Set at East Coast Nationals

Four National records were reset at the recent Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series event at the East Coast Nationals in Sydney.…

Champions to be crowned and Hall of Famers to be inducted

Tonight (Monday November 9, 2015) the 2015 ANDRA Championship Dinner will held at Atura Blacktown in NSW. …

Live Updates from East Coast Nationals

Follow the results from the East Coast Nationals at Sydney Dragway November 7-8.…

ANDRA AGM to be held November 21

The Australian National Drag Racing Association Limited gives notice that its Annual General Meeting will be held at the Best Western Airport Motel and Convention Centre located at 32 Ardlie Street, Attwood, VIC on Saturday 21st November 2015, commencing at 11.00am (AEDT). Anybody who would like fur…

ANDRA Head Office Closed Monday Oct 5

All members are advised due to the Labor Day Public Holiday in South Australia the ANDRA Head Office will be closed Monday October 5. Normal service will resume from Tuesday October 6.…

ANDRA Committed to Championship Series

Following the highly successful opening to the 2015/2016 ANDRA Championship season in Darwin and Alice Springs, the ANDRA Drag Racing Series and the Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series will continue as the prestigious two tier national championship, sanctioned and supported by ANDRA. ANDRA will…

2015 ANDRA Championship Dinner Venue Change

The 2015 ANDRA Championship Dinner has been rescheduled for Monday November 9 following the East Coast Nationals at Sydney Dragway November 7-8. Commencing from 6:30pm for a 7:00pm start, the dinner to honour the 2015 Season Champions, Runners Up, Hall of Fame inductees and the Arthur J. Gallagher V…

ANDRA appoints interim CEO

The Board of the Australian National Drag Racing Association (ANDRA) is pleased to announce Rob Curkpatrick as interim CEO.…

Drag News Magazine highlights Sportsman & Doorslammers

The latest rounds of the ANDRA championship have been captured in Drag News Magazine’s latest issue, available to order now from www.dragnews.com.au. The hotly contested opening round of the ANDRA Summit Sportsman Series in Alice Springs as well as round two of the ANDRA Top Doorslammer Champio…

Arthur J. Gallagher Volunteer of the Year Award

ANDRA is pleased to announce South Queensland Chief Steward Wayne Downes as the recipient of the 2015 Arthur J. Gallagher Volunteer of the Year Award.…

Drag Racing greats to be included in Motor Sport Hall of Fame

Australian motor sport royalty to be celebrated at inaugural Motor Sport Hall of Fame event.…

WA ANDRA Divisional Technical Inspection day Oct 4

The WA Divisional Council is hosting a tech inspection day on Sunday October 4 at Perth Motorplex. Bookings are required (email or text only) via Terry Jongen, WA Division Director on 0424 198 400 or Terrjong@gmail.com. Whether you are new to drag racing or a seasoned campaigner, technical inspectio…

Adelaide Spring Nationals Cancelled

ANDRA would like to confirm that the Spring Nationals scheduled at AIR will not proceed in 2015.…

Australian Drag Racing Unites

Australian Professional Drag Racing Ltd to promote ANDRA Drag Racing Series. Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series to run at all major race tracks.…

ANDRA launches Contingency Programme

The Australian National Drag Racing Association is pleased to announce the re-establishment of the ANDRA Contingency Programme.…

Six National 660ft records set at Desert Nationals

Round 1 of the Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series kicked off in style this past weekend with six 660ft National records smashed at Alice Springs Inland Dragway.…

Nitro Up North a huge success

Nitro Up North this past weekend at Hidden Valley Drag Strip in Darwin represented the opening of the 2015/2016 ANDRA Championship season for Top Alcohol and Top Doorslammer while serving as an  introduction to Top Fuel in the Northern Territory.…

Rule Submissions available for member feedback

The rule submissions received as a part of the 2015 intake are available for member feedback.  https://www.andra.com.au/technical/rules/rule-submissions.html  Feedback on submissions should be sent to your Division Director, or to technical@andra.com.au no later than September 30. Feedback…

Follow the action with live updates from Darwin

Follow the action live from Hidden Valley Drag Strip this weekend!…

ANDRA Social Media Policy updated

Please be advised the ANDRA Social Media Policy has been updated. All ANDRA members are encouraged to read the policy thoroughly. Social Media can be a great platform to promote ANDRA Drag Racing and the great teams that commit their valuable time and money around the country. It gives everyone a vo…

Speedweek scheduling changes

Please be aware of the following scheduling changes to Speedweek over the coming weeks. Due to SBS coverage of the Tour de France, Speedweek will air at the following times: 28th June               90 min Speedweek         1400-1530 5th July &nb…

John Storm Memorial Trophy winner and Winters awards

Several awards were handed out or decided following the Fuchs Winternationals at Willowbank Raceway including the John Storm Memorial Trophy.…

Wayne Price awarded Best Engineered at Winternationals

Top Alcohol Funny Car driver Wayne Price has been awarded Best Engineered at the Fuchs Winternationals for his Australian built chassis.…

20 National Records set at Fuchs Winternationals

The Fuchs Winternationals always produce big numbers and standout performances. This past weekend 19 new national records were set as the 2015 ANDRA Championship season came to an epic conclusion.…

Fuchs Winternationals LIVE Blog

Join us and the team at Drag News Australia for LIVE updates throughout the 2015 Fuchs Winternationals at Willowbank Raceway Thursday June 4 to Sunday June 7.…

Taste of high octane revs up Brisbane CBD

A taste of Australia’s biggest drag racing show came to the Brisbane CBD yesterday, with thousands of city-goers able to get up close and personal with high-powered racing machines and their drivers at Reddacliff Place ahead of this week’s Fuchs Winternationals (4-7 June).…

Fuchs Winternationals week just got bigger

Fans of the high octane will have plenty of chances to get up close and personal with the stars of Australian drag racing during the lead-up to the biggest show on the Australian drag racing calendar – Willowbank Raceway’s Fuchs Winternationals (June 4-7, 2015).…

Top Fuel on Speedweek this Sunday!

Here is a peek on whats coming up on Speedweek this Sunday. The focus on the ANDRA Panel Show is Top Fuel – the Kings of the Sport in High Definition. Host Matt Naulty talks with Terry Sainty Sainty Top Fuel 700, American NHRA Tuner Lee Beard, Bruce and Phil Read representing Top Fuel Australia and…

ANDRA Drag Racing coming to Port Augusta!

This weekend the ANDRA trailer will be in Port Augusta with the Northern Drag and Motorsport Association for the Port Augusta Motor Show at Wharflands Plaza, Port Augusta. Several South Australian racers will be on show and firing up for the crowds alongside Harley Davidson’s “Harley Hea…

PremiAir Racing seeking two new crew members

PremiAir Racing is currently seeking two long term crew members to participate in a competitive Top Fuel racing team.…

New print magazine released for Australian drag racing

Drag News Australia has released its first print edition of Drag News Magazine featuring an interview with ANDRA CEO Malcolm Bulley. A limited print run of magazines has been made available for online order for the first time, following on from the release of an e-magazine six months ago. Drag News…

Volunteer of the Year Award Nominations Open

Locally focused. Nationally resourced. Internationally represented. Arthur J. Gallagher, the world’s fourth largest insurance broking and risk Management Company, expanded its presence in Australia through the acquisition of OAMPS Insurance Brokers in 2014.…

Two records set at Willowbank Raceway

Round 4 of the Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series produced two new national records at Willowbank Raceway on Saturday April 11.…

Sportsman action on Speedweek this Sunday

Round 3 of the Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series airs this sunday from 2pm AEST on SBS HD.…

2015 ANDRA Pro Stock championship to continue as scheduled

Following confirmation from the Board of ANDRA ltd. the 2015 ANDRA Drag Racing Series Pro Stock Championship will continue as scheduled.…

Eight new 1000 feet records set at AIR

Eight new 1000 feet national records were set in the Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series at the VPW Pro Series 1000 in Adelaide over the weekend.…

Follow the results from AIR this weekend!

We are teaming up with Drag News Australia to bring you the results from the VPW Pro Series 1000 at Adelaide International Raceway this weekend!…

Important info regarding Pro Stock at the Pro Series 1000

Due to some teams not having important parts arrive from the US on time and another needing to complete licencing, the Pro Stock bracket was left in the unfortunate situation where there wasn’t enough cars available for the VPW Pro Series 1000 at Adelaide International Raceway this weekend to be c…

ANDRA Head Office closed Monday March 9

Please be advised the ANDRA Head Office will be closed on Monday March 9 due to a public holiday in South Australia. The office will be open as per usual from Tuesday March 10.…

Mark Drew sets new national twin-cylinder records

2014 Top Fuel Motorcycle champion Mark Drew has reset his own TFM/T national records.…

Follow the action from Washpod Nitro Max

Follow the Top Fuel and Top Fuel Motorcycle results as they happen at Washpod Nitro Max!…

2015 ANDRA Divisional Elections – Nominations Invited

During 2015, elections are due for ANDRA Division Directors in Northern Australia, Victoria/Tasmania and Western Australia.…

Nitro Champs are back!

One of Australian drag racing’s most exciting events is back on the calendar with Sydney Dragway promising to make the 2015 Nitro Champs one of the best ever held at the Sydney venue.…

New world record among seven set at Westernationals

The 44th Westernationals at Perth Motorplex was the site of seven new national records including a world record Top Alcohol Funny Car elapsed time.…

Follow the action at the 44th Westernationals

Follow the action from the 44th Westernationals at Perth Motroplex right here!…

ANDRA Drag Racing set to take Perth by storm

The 44th Westernationals is the first ANDRA Gold Christmas Tree event of the year and we have suitably stepped up our activity in what promises to be our most successful set of activation displays ever!…

2014 Season recap continues on Speedweek this Sunday

Speedweek’s Matt Naulty and Rusty Gregory will be joined by 2014 Pro Stock Champion Aaron Tremayne to take a look back at 2014 this Sunday on SBS HD from 2pm AEDT.…

Three new national records set in Portland

The first round of the Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series saw three new 660ft national records set at Fuchs South Coast Raceway in Portland last weekend.…

Speedweek to recap exciting 2014 ANDRA Drag Racing Season

As the 2015 ANDRA Championship Drag Racing season gets underway at Perth Motorplex this Friday and Saturday, Speedweek’s Matt Naulty and Rusty Gregory will take a look back at 2014 beginning this Sunday on SBS HD from 2pm AEDT.…

ANDRA Drag Racing TV audiences continue to rise

The Australian National Drag Racing Association is pleased to announce a 200 per cent increase in TV audiences in 2014 from the previous 12 months.…

ANDRA Championship to return to Calder Park in 2015/16

The Australian National Drag Racing Association (ANDRA) wishes to announce the ANDRA Championship Drag Racing event at Calder Park in Victoria featuring Top Fuel, Top Fuel Motorcycle, Pro Stock, Pro Stock Motorcycle and the Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series on February 7-8, 2015 will not go a…

ANDRA Office closure dates

Please be advised the ANDRA Office will be closed from the 25th December to the 1st January.  There will be a skeleton staff in the office on the 24th December and the 2nd January 2015.…

Greg Leahy appointed to Willowbank Raceway board

The Willowbank Raceway Board has announced the appointment of long-time racer and successful business operator Greg Leahy to its ranks. Leahy is the owner of Geezer’s Imports – an ISO9001 compliant Federal Government RAW (Registered Automotive Workshop) approved workshop for the import, conversi…

Calling all Competitors!

Register your interest to display your vehicle at pre-event activations leading up to major events.…

Gordon Crawford on Temporary Australians this Sunday

Gordon Crawford retired from Drag Racing after competing in Top Fuel Motorcycle at Hidden Valley Drag Strip in July 2014. Catch him on Temporary Australians this Sunday on ONE HD! Episode 8 Sunday December 14 at 3pm on ONE and repeat Monday December 15 1.15am…

Steve Reed to retire from Willowbank Raceway Board

Drag racing veteran and long-time Willowbank Raceway Board member Steve Reed has announced his decision to step down from the Board after 15 years.…

Aussies Abroad: True potential of Mustang yet to be uncovered

Since joining the Pro Modified scene in the US, Paul Mouhayet and the Moits Racing Team turbocharged Mustang have been turning heads wherever they go. The most recent trip to the Street Car Super Nationals X in Las Vegas yielded a boosted full-bodied door-car world record of 273.39 mph in a 5.637 se…

ANDRA Merch on sale!

HO! HO! HO! Stuff this in your stockng!…

ANDRA Drag Racing on Temporary Australians this Sunday

Catch the characters of Top Fuel Motorcycle at Hidden Valley Drag Strip on Temporary Australians this Sunday on ONE!…

2015 Media Accreditation Now Open

Media Accreditation applications are now open for the 2015 ANDRA Championship Drag Racing season.…

Summit Racing Equipment Member Rewards

As part of the recently announced multi-year partnership, ANDRA in collaboration with Summit Racing Equipment will be supporting new initiatives to deliver extra rewards to the ANDRA member.…

Hi-Tec Oils renews as Official Oil Supplier for ANDRA Drag Racing

Following the success of the partnership over the 2014 ANDRA Championship season, Hi-Tec Oils were pleased to re-sign as the Official Oil Supplier for ANDRA Drag Racing over the next two seasons.…

Crow Cams continues support of ANDRA Drag Racing

The Australian National Drag Racing Association (ANDRA) is pleased to announce the re-signing of Crow Cams as an associate sponsor for the next two seasons.…

Pro Stock and Pro Stock Motorcycle on Speedweek

Be watching this Sunday on Speedweek for the ‘PRO SHOW’ with Pro Stock and Pro Stock Motorcycle from the Australian Nationals at Sydney Dragway.…

Melbourne Drag Racing Club produce 40th Anniversary book

November 29 sees the celebration of the Melbourne Drag Racing Club’s 40th Anniversary. In recognition of this milestone the MDRC have compiled a book commemorating the occasion highlighting the rich 40-year existence of the club with numerous photos of past and present members.…

Aussies Abroad: Crampton wins NHRA Road to the Future Award

A day after the season finale in Pomona, GEICO/Lucas Oil Top Fuel rookie Richie Crampton was named the NHRA Road to the Future Award recipient during Monday night’s NHRA Awards Ceremony.…

Aussies Abroad: NHRA season comes to a close in Pomona

Richie Crampton and Rapisarda Autosport International reached the second round while newly crowned NHRA Top Alcohol Funny Car Champion Steve Harker claimed his fifth National event win in row.…

Elvis to rock Pomona

Rapisarda Autosport International have yet to confirm plans to unleash Gus Ussia- Presley at the final round of the 2014 Mello Yello NHRA season at Pomona this weekend. “Gus/Elvis” became a cult figure in the world of drag racing after making his push back debut on the Allan Dobson car at the Au…

Top Doorslammer & Top Alcohol this Sunday on Speedweek

The second show from the Australian Nationals at Sydney Dragway comes your way this Sunday November 16 at 2pm AEDT on Speedweek. On the bill is Top Doorslammer and Top Alcohol and just to give you a sneak peak, check out this wild ride from Stuart Bishop!…

Fourteen new records set at Australian Nationals

The numbers have been crunched and re-crunched again. Fourteen records were set at the Australian Nationals held October 31 – November 2 at Sydney Dragway.…

Top Fuel & Top Fuel Motorcycle on Speedweek this Sunday

The 2014 Australian Nationals had thunder and lighting on Saturday afternoon but it was Top Fuel Harley rider Chris Porter who provided the fireworks during Group One qualifying.…

2015/16 ANDRA Championship Calendar Released

After an extensive development period with stakeholders around the country the 2015/16 calendar is ready for distribution.  …

ANDRA Drag Racing Hall of Fame Class of 2014

Meet the latest inductees to the ANDRA Drag Racing Hall of Fame.…

2014 Australian Nationals LIVE – Bookmark this page!

Join the team from Dragnews and ANDRA as we present the 2014 Australian Nationals LIVE update feed from Sydney Dragway starting 11am October 31st until the finals on Sunday November 2.…

ANDRA Drag Racing on the Today Show, 2GB radio and Zoo Weekly

Be on the look out for ANDRA Drag Racing and the Fastrack Experience on the Today Show airing nationally around Australia on the morning of Thursday October 30th from 5:30am.…

Fuchs Winternationals awarded by Ipswich Chamber of Commerce

Willowbank Raceway’s Fuchs Winternationals event has been announced as a winner at the 2014 Ipswich Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s Business Awards.…

Dylan Leo and Jake Cartledge latest Rising Stars

Dylan Leo and Jake Cartledge are the latest Junior Drgasters to win the 60foot Rising Star Award at the Benaraby Nationals and Fuchs Spring Nationals respectively. Leo completed the double at the Benaraby Nationals taking home his first ANDRA Silver Christmas Tree and the 60foot Rising Star Award fo…

10 new 1000-foot records set at AIR and Benaraby

It was another record setting weekend as Australia’s best Sportsman racers battled it out at Benaraby Raceway and Adelaide International Raceway in a double dose of Drag Racing action.…

Hidden Valley Drag Racing Association President steps down

Hidden Valley Drag Racing Association President Jay Jukes will officially step down from his role at the Association’s upcoming AGM on October 21. The ANDRA Board extends its gratitude to Jay and his team for all of their efforts over the years and wishes Jay the best of luck as he enters the next…

Aussies Abroad: Harker wins World Title, Crampton sets PB

Steve Harker has become the first Aussie to win an NHRA World Championship taking out the 2014 Lucas Oil Top Alcohol Funny Car title. In a dominant weekend capturing three Wallys, Harker took the event wins in the postponed Pep Boys Carolina Nationals and the NHRA Nationals to secure the first NHRA…

Benaraby Nationals on hold until Saturday

Due to damage to the track, the Benaraby Nationals in Queensland have been put on hold for tonight. Although the track crew are busy repairing the surface, qualifying could have continued, it was decided to postpone the rest of Friday’s qualifying program until tomorrow with cool conditions and th…

Follow the results live from Benaraby and Adelaide!

Follow both the Benaraby Nationals and Fuchs Spring Nationals results live this weekend!…

Aussies Abroad: Tough .0357-second loss for Crampton

A not so funny thing happened as GEICO/Lucas Oil driver Richie Crampton was cruising to a first-round victory at the NHRA Midwest Nationals on Sunday at Gateway Motorsports Park.…

Aussies Abroad: Harker wins sixth national NHRA event

Steve Harker earned his sixth National NHRA event win with a Top Alcohol Funny Car victory at the AAA Texas FallNationals in Dallas over the weekend.…

Summary of 2015 Rule Changes

  After an extensive review process involving the Divisional Councils, the National Rules Committee, Australian Drag Racing Promoters Association and the ANDRA Operations Committee, the ANDRA Board have ratified the rule amendments to be included in the 2015/16 ANDRA Rulebook.…

Fuchs Spring Nationals entries close September 19

Entries for the Fuchs Spring Nationals at Adelaide International Raceway are scheduled to close at 5pm (ACST) this Friday 19 September.…

Benaraby Nationals entries close September 20

Time is running out to get entries in for the Benaraby Nationals to be held October 3-4, 2014 at Benaraby Raceway in Queensland.…

Six new records set in Mildura

Six new 660 feet National records were set at Mildura Sunset Strip for the very first time during Round 9 of the Aeroflow Sportsman Drag Racing Championship this past weekend.…

Aussies Abroad: Crampton eliminated, Tucker to race in Dallas

Track and weather conditions played a part in postponing the Pep Boys NHRA Carolina Nationals at zMax Dragway after the first rounds of Top Fuel and Funny Car.…

Aussies Abroad: Crampton wins U.S. Nationals

This is your rundown of the NHRA Aussies in action at the 60th annual U.S. Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway in Indianapolis.…

Grand Finals moved to Sydney as Calder re-surface announced

After careful consideration, the Australian National Drag Racing Association (ANDRA) Board in consultation with the venues have made the decision to move the ANDRA Drag Racing Grand Finals from Calder Park in Melbourne to the Australian Nationals on October 31 – November 2 in Sydney.…

WA Tech Inpsections

Technical Inspections will be held at Perth Motorplex Saturday October 4.…

OAMPS Volunteer of the Year Award Nominations Open

Nominations for the OAMPS Volunteer of the Year Award to be presented at the 2014 Annual Awards Presentation are now open. The OAMPS Volunteer of the Year Award is designed to recognise the outstanding contribution and passion of volunteers donating their time to ANDRA Drag Racing.…

DecoGlaze to sponsor Rob Tucker Racing at U.S Nationals

It was announced today that Rob Tucker Racing and DecoGlaze, Australia’s leading supplier of glass splashbacks, have entered a single race agreement that will include associate sponsorship signage on the NHRA Pro Stock Camaro to be driven by Shane Tucker at the upcoming 60th Anniversary U.S N…

TV ALERT: Top Doorslammer on Speedweek this Sunday

TV ALERT: On Speedweek? this Sunday its Top Dooslammer action from Hidden Valley Drag Strip. The one hour show will feature all the greats such as John Zappia, Peter Kapiris, Stuart Bishop and more.…

Rulebook Advertising Now Open

Advertising opportunities for the 2015 ANDRA Rulebook are now open. Showcase your business to nearly 4000 competitors and over 100 officials across a print run of 6000 rulebooks. The ANDRA Rulebook is a frequently referenced guide to all technical elements in the sport of drag racing and an ideal wa…

Drag Racing on The Bachelor Australia 7:30pm Wednesday

Contestants on The Bachelor Australia  will get a taste of Australian Drag Racing this Wednesday night on Channel 10. Recently The Bachelor Australia teamed up with Fastrack Racing for a Drag Racing experience at Sydney Dragway giving contestants an opportunity to ride in the purpose built…

ANDRA Drag Racing Series on Speedweek this Sunday

Riding a nitro burning two-wheel top fuelled requires many things such as a strong heart. Check this clip of 3 x Champ Chris Matheson and see what happens.…

Aussies Abroad: Crampton out of luck in Seattle

A bizarre set of circumstances left GEICO/Lucas Oil driver Richie Crampton out of the groove – and out of luck – in the second round of the O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA Northwest Nationals on Sunday at Pacific Raceways.…

Graham Elliot steps down as Sydney Dragway CEO

Graham Elliot has resigned as CEO of Sydney Dragway under amicable circumstances as part of a pre-planned move. Elliot advised that during his time with the Sydney Dragway, the direction and support of the Board had allowed for changes and new innovations that will lay further foundation for the nex…

Gary Miocevich Retires

Having been responsible for the design, development and construction of the Perth Motorplex in 2000, Gary Miocevich has been forced to retire, as he deals with health related issues. “I’m very proud of our achievements at the Perth Motorplex,” he said. “We developed a concept and worked with…

Regional Growth Fund gives Swan Hill track the green light

Construction of a ¼ mile drag racing track at the Chisholm Reserve Motor Sports Complex near Swan Hill is set to begin, with the Victorian Coalition Government giving the much-anticipated project the green light. …

Aussies Abroad: Semis for Crampton, Russo qualifies for first time

Rookie of the Year candidate Richie Crampton turned in one of his best outings of the season Sunday with a semifinal showing in Top Fuel. It’s was Crampton’s second semi final result of 2014, bettered only by his victory last month in Englishtown, N.J.…

2014 ANDRA Membership Survey Complete

Thank you to all of our members who completed the 2014 ANDRA Membership Survey. We received an overwhelming response and are currently compiling the results to be released in due course.…

ANDRA continues efforts to educate media about street racing

In recent weeks ANDRA has stepped up its campaign to inform the media of the difference between ANDRA Drag Racing and illegal street racing.…

Tobester wins his second gong of the season

Toby Austin has won his second 60foot Rising Star Award of the season at the Desert Nationals presented by Supercheap Auto & Shannons Insurance at Alice Springs Inland Dragway.…

Aussies Abroad: Crampton steps up in Denver

GEICO/Lucas Oil Top Fuel driver Richie Crampton stepped up his performance in the Mile High City by advancing to the second round of the Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals on Sunday at Bandimere Speedway.…

First ever national records set in Northern Territory

The Desert Nationals presented by Supercheap Auto and Shannons Insurance at Alice Springs Inland Dragway this past weekend was the site of four new 660 feet national records, the first to be set in Northern Territory.…

ANDRA Drag Racing heads to the Red Centre

With the ANDRA Drag Racing Series rounds for Top Doorslammer, Top Alcohol and Top Fuel Motorycle run and won at Hidden Valley Drag Strip over the weekend, attention turns to Alice Springs Inland Dragway for the Desert Nationals and Round 8 of the Aeroflow Sportsman Drag Racing Championship.…

Follow the action live from Hidden Valley

Join ANDRA and Drag News Australia LIVE from Darwin for the ANDRA Drag Racing Series rounds of Top Alcohol, Top Doorslammer and Top Fuel Motorcycle  this Friday and Saturday July 11-12.…

Sportsman action on Speedweek

Things got a little hot when this racer experienced a “Flame Out” at the 2014 Fuchs Winternationals at Willowbank Raceway.…

Debbie O’Rourke to show hubby the ropes

When husband and wife Grant and Debbie O’Rourke hit Hidden Valley Drag Strip this weekend for the latest round of the ANDRA Drag Racing Series (11-12 July), it will be Australia’s quickest and fastest current female drag racer who will lead the way for the high-octane pairing.…

Aussies Abroad: Harker takes the Wally

From Top Qualifier to Event Winner, Steve Harker swept the Top Alcohol Funny Car Class in his Speed City-CAM2 Blue Blood Racing Motor Oil and Crane Trucking, Monte Carlo at this past weekend’s Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals, July 3-6 in Norwalk, Ohio. Australian racing veterans and longtim…

ANDRA Drag Racing set to light up Darwin

This weekend (July 11-12) sees the return of ANDRA Drag Racing to Hidden Valley Drag Strip featuring championship rounds for Top Alcohol, Top Fuel Motorcycle and for the first time in ANDRA Drag Racing Series history, Top Doorslammer! …

Responses invited for the 2014 ANDRA Membership Survey

Go into the draw to win a Snap-on Tools Roll Cab just for filling out our survey!…

Nathan Peirano takes over as NA Division Director

The ANDRA Board is pleased to welcome Nathan Peirano as the newly appointed Northern Australia Divisional Director.…

The “Pro Stock Show” on SBS Speedweek this Sunday!

The Fuchs Winternationals provided multiple record breaking moments, most of which came in the “Pro Stock Show”.…

Aussies Abroad: Tucker reaches semis, Crampton out in Rd 2

In only his sixth NHRA Pro Stock appearance, Shane Tucker achieved a career best semi-final appearance after disposing of current Championship leader and team mate Erica Enders-Stevens in the quarter final match up. After qualifying in tenth position with a 6.628 at 209.14mph the team were set to ta…

Top Alcohol and Top Doorslammer on Speedweek this Sunday!

When we talk about Top Alcohol it’s hard not to bring up the exploits of a Mr Gary Phillips. As a 17 time ANDRA champion, Phillips continues to play hard, fast and breaking local and world records.…

Aussies Abroad: Strong performances from Crampton and Tucker

Richie Crampton powered his GEICO/Lucas Oil Top Fuel dragster to the semifinals while Shane Tucker recorded the first ever 6.4 second pass at New England Dragway qualifying fourth and reaching the second round at the Auto-Plus NHRA New England Nationals on Sunday.…

Format change for Fuchs Winternationals on Speedweek

Speedweek and ANDRA will start airing the first of four Speedweek episodes of the 2014 Fuchs Winternationals starting this Sunday on SBS2. …

Fuchs Winternationals begin this Sunday on Speedweek

This Sunday the 2014 Fuchs Winternationals explode on SBS2!…

Live timing & Automotive ice skating at Summerland

Thanks to the support of North Coast Wholesale cars and Richmond Valley Council, Summerland Drags will run its second 2014 event on Sunday, June 22 on the Casino airstrip, racing from 9:00 am until 2:00 pm.…