Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series

The Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series is a national, points based competition open to all permanent ANDRA licence holders for participants in Groups Two, Three and Four. Referred to as sportsman classes.

Posting over $50,000 in end of season prize money, Summit Racing Equipment are keen supporters of sportsman racing. To learn more about getting involved in the sport of ANDRA Drag Racing, please click here.

 

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LARCOMBE SET-UP FOR SOUTH COAST NATS SUCCESS

After finding the set-up ‘sweet spot’ with his 1968 Chev Camaro recently, Lance Larcombe is looking forward to heading to next weekend’s South Coast Nationals. The December 14 and 15 event at Portland’s South Coast Raceway marks round six of the 2019/2020 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Se…

SRESS POINTS UPDATED FOLLOWING ROWE MEMORIAL

The Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series points tally has been updated following the cancelled Rowe Memorial, round five of the 19/20 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series at Adelaide International Raceway. Please note that as as per page 83 of the 2019/2020 ANDRA Rulebook, where any round o…

STATEMENT: ROWE MEMORIAL

It is with regret that the Australian National Drag Racing Association and Adelaide Drag Race Promotions announce that the decision has been made to cancel the remainder of the Rowe Memorial event. The event was to be held today and tonight (Saturday 23 November) at Adelaide International Raceway, h…

DEFENDING ROWE MEMORIAL WINNER TO BRING NEW LOOK, TIPS AND TRICKS TO ADELAIDE THIS WEEKEND

Craig Geddes will be turning heads on and off the race track this Saturday (November 23) when the defending Rowe Memorial trophy winner heads to Adelaide for the 30th running of the Rowe Memorial Classic. The event will mark round five of the 2019/2020 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series and wi…

PATON HOPING TO CONTINUE GOLDENSTATES MOMENTUM IN ADELAIDE THIS WEEKEND

Goldenstates Competition Bike top qualifier, runner-up and DD/CB MPH record breaker (169.21mph) Phill Paton is one of more than 180 racers set to visit Adelaide International Raceway this Saturday for the Rowe Memorial. The November 23 event marks the fifth round of the 2019/2020 Summit Racing Equip…

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…

QUARTERMAINE BREAKS RECORDS ON WAY TO GOLDENSTATES WIN

For Super Stock’s Errol Quartermaine, it was a very successful outing at the Perth Motorplex’s 2019 Goldenstates – round four of the 2019/2020 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series – on November 9. The Hillman (WA) racer not only took out the event victory from runner-up Graeme Simms, he…

GOLDENSTATES MARKED BY VERY SPECIAL VICTORY

Zara Board has taken a very emotional victory at the Perth Motorplex’s Goldenstates event, which marks round four of the national 2019/2020 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series. Local racer Zara, the older sister of the late Anita Board, took the Summit Racing Equipment Junior Dragster victory…

GOLDENSTATES CALLING FOR KIRSTIE WROE

The last time the Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series visited the Perth Motorplex, Kirstie Wroe took out a hard-fought victory in the Super Street bracket. Now the Thronlie (WA) resident is preparing to do battle at this weekend’s Goldenstates event, which marks round four of the 2019/2020 Su…

MOORE READY FOR GOLDENSTATES FOLLOWING OFF-SEASON TRANSFORMATION

The last time we saw Chris Moore in the Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series, he was taking out the Modified Bike event victory at the ANDRA Grand Final in April of this year. Now after some time away from the race track and an incredible 20kg weight loss, the Kelmscott (WA) resident is excited…

LOCANTRO LOOKING FOR BACK-TO-BACK GOLDENSTATES SUCCESS NEXT WEEKEND

Modified racer Angelo Locantro is hoping he can secure back-to-back Goldenstates victories when what is round four of the 2019/2020 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series hits the Perth Motorplex next Saturday (9 November). “Last year we had to repair a damaged engine just to make it to the Gold…

RECORD-BREAKING SUNSET STRIP NATS

No less than five national records were reset at the weekend’s Sunset Strip Nationals, hosted by Mildura’s Sunraysia Drag Racing Association across September 21 and 22. By the close of the two-day event, records were attained by the following racers: • Rob McKay: BB/MD ET record (4.836) and sp…

SRESS POINTS UPDATED POST SUNSET STRIP NATS

Please see here for the 2019/2020 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series points tally following Round 3, “The Sunset Strip Nationals” which was held at Mildura’s Sunset Strip across September 21 and 22. ANDRA sends its congratulations to all the winners, runners up and top qualifiers; and al…

SUNSET STRIP NATIONALS DELIVERS SPECTACULAR ACTION

Round three of the 2019/2020 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series enjoyed a successful conclusion at Mildura’s Sunset Strip on Sunday (September 22) with plenty of spectacular performances on show as 150 racers went to battle. Particularly pleased with the weekend’s results were the event wi…

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…

RACE DAY STAGE SET FOLLOWING SUNSET STRIP NATS QUALIFYING

Following a fantastic day one of qualifying for more than 150 racers in Mildura, the stage is now set for a full day of racing tomorrow (22 September) at the 2019 Sunset Strip Nationals. The event marks round three of the 2019/2020 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series and is being hosted by the…

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…

COCKERILL COMMENCES CHASE FOR ANDRA TREE THIS WEEKEND

Super Gas racer Renee Cockerill has selected this weekend’s Sunset Strip Nationals event as her comeback to the Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series after a number of years away. This weekend’s event in Mildura marks round three of the 2019/2020 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series and w…

‘TEX’ LOOKING FORWARD TO SRESS COMEBACK

Super Street racer Luke ‘Tex’ Griffiths will be making his comeback to national ANDRA competition at this weekend’s Sunset Strip Nationals (September 21 and 22). The event marks the third round of the 2019/2020 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series and will be hosted by the Sunraysia Drag R…

TURIC HUNTING FOURTH-STRAIGHT FINAL IN MILDURA

Vlado Turic heads to next weekend’s Sunset Strip Nationals – round three of the 2019/2020 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series – fresh from back-to-back finals appearances at the opening two rounds of the current season. The 2018/2019 Top Sportsman Championship Runner-Up, who also went all…

ROOKIE RACER BLAZES THROUGH FOR MAIDEN WIN IN DARWIN

Levi Addison may be new to the Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series but that isn’t holding him back – with just two rounds under his belt, he is leading the Modified Bike standings and has already clinched one ANDRA Christmas Tree. After making his Series debut at Alice Spring Inland Dragway…

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…

SRESS RACERS NAIL IT IN THE NT

Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series competitors have impressed at Darwin’s Hidden Valley Drag Strip this weekend for the NT Nationals – round two of the 2019/2020 Series. After an exciting day of qualifying on Friday, Saturday hosted eliminations racing for all of the championship series br…

TOP QUALIFIERS LEAD THE WAY AT NT NATS

The fastest racers for each of the 2019/2020 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series brackets have been celebrated at the Hidden Valley Drag Strip’s NT Nationals this evening ahead of Saturday’s racing. Aiden Abel (Summit Racing Equipment Junior Dragster), David Denner (Modified Bike), Tim Brya…

UNFINISHED BUSINESS FOR STEFFENS IN DARWIN

Christine Steffens is heading to this weekend’s NT Nationals at Darwin’s Hidden Valley Drag Strip (August 9 and 10) with plenty of unfinished business to spur her on. The Supercharged Outlaws racer was forced to accept the runner-up award at last weekend’s Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Ser…

BRODIE ZAPPIA BREAKS THROUGH FOR MAIDEN TREE IN ALICE SPRINGS

Brodie Zappia has broken through to claim his first ever ANDRA Christmas Tree trophy on the weekend, claiming the Summit Racing Equipment Junior Dragster win over Sarah Donnelly at the Desert Nationals. The August 3/4 event – the 13 year old’s sixth Desert Nationals’ adventure – marked the o…

MAIDEN WIN SPURS GIANNAROS ON TO DARWIN

Super Street racer Michael Giannaros took out his first ANDRA Christmas Tree at the weekend’s Desert Nationals and is now making an impromptu trip to this weekend’s NT Nationals as a result. The event at Alice Springs Inland Dragway at the weekend was the opening round of the 2019/2020 Summit Ra…

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…

ALICE SPRINGS CELEBRATES FIRST WINNERS OF 19/20 SUMMIT RACING EQUIPMENT SPORTSMAN SERIES

The first winners of the 2019/2020 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series have been celebrated at Alice Springs Inland Dragway’s Desert Nationals this evening. Following a fifth and final qualifying session this morning, the racers for the Summit Racing Equipment Junior Dragster, Modified Bike,…

SPEEDY START FOR 19/20 SUMMIT RACING EQUIPMENT SPORTSMAN SERIES

The 2019/2020 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series is officially underway following the successful conclusion of day one of the Desert Nationals, being held at Alice Springs Inland Dragway this weekend. Four qualifying sessions were held for all brackets competing at the Northern Territory venue…

WESTE READY FOR THE NT DOUBLE

Adelaide racer Rodger Weste will this month fulfil a long-held dream by competing at this weekend’s Desert Nationals (Alice Springs Inland Dragway, August 3/4) and next weekend’s NT Nationals (Hidden Valley Drag Strip, August 9/10). The two events mark rounds one and two of the 2019/2020 Summit…

JEFFREE HUNTING FIRST XMAS TREE IN NEW CHARIOT

Des Jeffree will make a return to Super Sedan racing this weekend at the 2019/2020 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series opening Desert Nationals at Alice Springs Inland Dragway (August 3 and 4). He will also compete in round two of the Series – the NT Nationals – the very next weekend at Dar…

READ READY FOR UP NORTH COMEBACK ON CHAMPIONSHIP STEED

Proud West Aussie racer Ian Read will make his return to Alice Springs and Darwin next month aboard his championship-winning 2008 Suzuki Hayabusa after making his debut in the NT in 2017. The Alice Springs Inland Dragway will host the first round of the 2019/2020 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Se…

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…

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/…

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…

EVENT WINNERS IMPRESS AT ANDRA GRAND FINALS

As the final round of the 2018/2019 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series, a lot of the fanfare around the recent ANDRA Grand Finals event at the Perth Motorplex (April 6/7) understandably centred on those taking out the ANDRA Gold Christmas Tree championship trophies. The title winners weren’t…

RECORD-BREAKING END TO SUMMIT RACING EQUIPMENT SPORTSMAN SERIES

The weekend’s ANDRA Grand Final brought the 2018/2019 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series season to a record-breaking conclusion with no less than eight national records reset at the Perth Motorplex event. The 1320ft records reset at the event are as follows. For the full current records list…

POINTS UPDATE: 2018/2019 SUMMIT RACING EQUIPMENT SPORTSMAN SERIES

Following the weekend’s ANDRA Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series Grand Final, held at the Perth Motorplex across April 6 and 7, 2019, ANDRA is pleased to release the final points tallies for all of the Series’ brackets. You can view the updated points tally by clicking here. Congra…

SUMMIT RACING EQUIPMENT SPORTSMAN SERIES ENJOYS A GRAND OLD TIME IN PERTH

The final round of the 2018/2019 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series at the Perth Motorplex brought to a close an intense season of racing at the weekend (April 6/7). At the end of two big days of on-track action, both season champions and event winners were celebrated with plenty of ANDRA Chri…

CHAMPIONS AND WINNERS HAILED AS SEASON COMES TO GRAND CLOSE

The 2018/2019 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series has drawn to a spectacular close with the Perth Motorplex’s ANDRA Grand Finals event this weekend. Season champions and event winners were celebrated following two big days of action at the West Australian venue. Claiming the ultimate reward f…

QUALIFYING DONE, GRAND FINAL RACING ON NOW AT PERTH MOTORPLEX

Qualifying for the ANDRA Grand Final is officially complete with the final racing for the 18/19 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series now underway at the Perth Motorplex. Lee Watson (Super Street), Trent Anthony (Modified Bike), Dean Dawes (Super Sedan), Adam Mundy (Modfiied) and Amanda Martin (T…

LIVE STREAM: ANDRA GRAND FINAL

Watch all the action of the final round of the 18/19 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series at the Perth Motorplex live and free here. …

ARBERY AWARDED JOHN STORM MEMORIAL AHEAD OF FINAL CHAMPIONSHIP STAND

Jason Arbery has once again clinched the prestigious John Storm Memorial Trophy courtesy of his spectacular performance across the 18/19 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series, which is hosting its final round of the season this weekend at the Perth Motorplex. While the 18/19 title winners for mos…

GRAND START TO FINAL BATTLE OF 18/19 SUMMIT RACING EQUIPMENT SPORTSMAN SERIES

Just one day of racing is all that remains for the 18/19 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series, following the conclusion of day one of the ANDRA Grand Finals event at the Perth Motorplex this evening. Come Sunday night, nine well-deserving competitors will join previously announced title winners…

ADRIAN MCGROTTY CELEBRATED AS SUPER GAS CHAMPION

As the ANDRA Grand Finals burst into life at the Perth Motorplex this weekend (April 6/7), Adrian McGrotty has been formally announced as the 18/19 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series Super Gas Champion. With no Super Gas competitors entering this weekend’s event, McGrotty’s title win comes…

SCINTILLATING SUPER STOCK BATTLE IN STORE FOR ANDRA GRAND FINALS

The fight to be named the Super Stock champion of the 18/19 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series will be hotly contested at the ANDRA Grand Finals event this weekend at the Perth Motorplex (April 6/7). Alex Panagiotidis currently leads the way on the maximum points (300) ahead of Robert Dekert (…

SUPERCHARGED OUTLAWS READY TO RUN TO THE WIRE IN PERTH

The 18/19 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series title battle for the Supercharged Outlaws bracket will come down to the wire at the Perth Motorplex this weekend at the hotly anticipated ANDRA Grand Finals (April 6/7). Heading to the final round of what has been an intensely competitive season for…

ANDRA GRAND FINALS TO HOST FIERCE COMPETITION BATTLE

The fight for the 18/19 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series Competition Title is set to be an interesting one, with the points leader absent and plenty of strong local competitors in the mix. Craig Geddes currently leads the points standings for the bracket on 220 points, ahead of David Roberts…

FIRST-TIME WINNERS SHAPING UP FOR CHAMP BATTLE

They took out their first ever ANDRA Christmas Trees this season and now Paul Jennings and Nikolas Karanovic are set to do battle for the Super Street championship at this weekend’s ANDRA Grand Final. The final round of the 18/19 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series will be held at the Perth M…

PROUDLY LEADING THE WAY

After taking out her first ever ANDRA Christmas Tree at the 18/19 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series opener, Nitro Up North, Jess Proud (nee Voigt) is now leading the way for the Modified bracket heading to next weekend’s ANDRA Grand Final. The 25 year old from South Australia – who will c…

RICKARD HUNTING FOR CHAMP ON EVE OF NEW ADVENTURE

Danny Rickard is looking to back-up his 2017/2018 Modified Bike title with a 18/19 Competition Bike championship at next weekend’s ANDRA Grand Final in what would be the perfect close to his Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series career. The South Australian racer is preparing to make his debut…

DEFENDING TS CHAMP READY FOR TITLE BATTLE

Following a high-pressure season, defending Top Sportsman Australian Champion Jason Arbery is readying himself for the final stand of the 18/19 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series season. The reigning champ and John Storm Memorial Award winner is one of four racers sitting on maximum points for…

SUPER SEDAN CHAMP V NEWCOMER TITLE BATTLE LOOMS

At the upcoming ANDRA Grand Final (Perth Motorplex, April 6/7) the battle for the title of 18/19 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series Super Sedan Champion is sure to be fierce following a season full of intense racing and competition. At the top of the standings and tied on the max points cap he…

MOD BIKE TO GO TO THE WIRE IN PERTH

At the upcoming ANDRA Grand Final (Perth Motorplex, April 6-7) the 18/19 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series Championship battle for the Modified Bike bracket will come all the way down to the wire. The 2016 and 2017 champion Bryan Finn is tied on the top of the points tally at 290 points with…

SWEET SECOND WIN FOR GREGORINI AT WESTERNATIONALS

(Team Release) Daniel Gregorini clinched his second Westernationals win with victory at Perth Motorplex on Sunday, March 3, racing to personal best times and speeds. Gregorini, driving the Scratch & Match Autocolour Camaro, defeated childhood hero and now intense rival John Zappia in the final r…

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…

EPIC GRAND FINAL STAGE SET AFTER WONDERFUL WESTERNATS

The stage has been set for an epic ANDRA Grand Final at the Perth Motorplex next month following the conclusion of the Westernationals – the penultimate round of the 18/19 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series – at the West Australian venue this evening. This weekend hosted not only the Summi…

RACING BECKONS AT WESTERNATIONALS

Qualifying for the 48th Westernationals is officially complete with racing now underway at the Perth Motorplex. Lee Watson (Super Street), Gavin Dohnt (Modified Bike), Dean Dawes (Super Sedan), Adam Mundy (Modfiied) and Amanda Martin (Top Sportsman) have officially claimed the Top Qualifier Medallio…

LIVE STREAM: WESTERNATIONALS

Watch all the action of day two of the Westernationals live and free right here. For full event information including entry lists, event schedules and more, go to http://www.motorplex.com.au/48th-annual-westernationals/ For event results as the day unfolds, go to http://www.motorplex.com.au/drag-res…

WESTERNATIONALS WOW AT THE PERTH MOTORPLEX

Day one of the 48th running of the Westernationals has impressed an enthralled crowd at the Perth Motorplex today with qualifying for both the West Coast Challenge and the penultimate round of the 18/19 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series. John Zappia (Top Doorslammer) and Jay Upton (Top Fuel M…

WEST COAST CHALLENGE READY FOR ACTION AT WESTERNATS

The hunt for a ANDRA Gold Christmas Tree at the Westernationals kicks off this afternoon at the Perth Motorplex for both the competitors of the 18/19 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series and the West Coast Challenge’s Top Doorslammer and Top Fuel Motorcycle racers. Nine Top Doorslammers and ei…

RECORD-BREAKING CHAISTY HAS WESTERNATS ON HIS MIND

WA’s Jake Chaisty is looking forward to racing at his home track’s Westernationals event this weekend after returning home from a successful trip to Victoria’s Twilight Nationals. The Westernationals will be held at the Perth Motorplex across March 2 and 3 and will mark the penultimate round o…

DEKERT TO MAKE PERTH DEBUT IN HUNT FOR TITLE

Rob Dekert is looking forward to making his Perth Motorplex debut next weekend for the Westernationals (March 2/3) – the penultimate round of the 18/19 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series. The Super Stock racer is second in the championship points tally for his bracket and at the Twilight Nat…

POINTS UPDATE: SUMMIT RACING EQUIPMENT SPORTSMAN SERIES

Please see here for the updated 2018/2019 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series points tally after Round 7, the ‘Twilight Nationals’ held at Mildura’s Sunset Strip across February 15/16. Congratulations to all the winners as well as the following competitors who have all reached the…

FIRST CHAMPION OF THE SEASON CROWNED AT TWILIGHT NATIONALS

The first Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series Australian Champion for the 18/19 season has been crowned at the Sunset Strip’s Twilight Nationals event this weekend, with Jake Berias named as the Summit Racing Equipment Junior Dragster Champion. The 15-year-old Year 10 student from Werribee (V…

RACERS IN THE BOX SEAT FOLLOWING DAY ONE OF TWILIGHT NATIONALS

Following the completion of day one of the Twilight Nationals at Mildura’s Sunset Strip, ten racers are in the box seat to clinch the Top Qualifying honours tomorrow afternoon ahead of the evening’s racing, while plenty others are poised to challenge. The Twilight Nationals represents round seve…

KEILY HOPING TO LIFT ‘MILDURA CURSE’ THIS WEEKEND

Jason Keily may be third in the Supercharged Outlaws Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series championship points and have a win and runner-up result under his belt so far this season, but the Melbourne racer is hoping for a change of luck at Mildura’s Twilight Nationals this weekend. “We love M…

GRIFFIN LOOKS TO CONTINUE WINNING TURNAROUND AT TWILIGHT NATS

Super Gas racer Colin Griffin is hoping his recent victory at the South Coast 660 is the start of a winning turnaround as he looks ahead to this weekend’s Twilight Nationals (February 15/16). The event, to be held at the Sunraysia Drag Racing Association’s Sunset Strip in Mildura (Victoria), mar…

HAMILTON-MODERATE LOOKING FOR MILDURA SUCCESS

After coming oh-so-close to victory at the recent South Coast 660, Modified Bike racer Jake Hamilton-Moderate is hoping to go one better at the upcoming Twilight Nationals across February 15 and 16. The event, to be held at the Sunraysia Drag Racing Association’s Sunset Strip in Mildura (Victoria)…

RECORD-SETTING FARRELL LOOKING FOR A CHAMPIONSHIP

Popular local racer Chris Farrell was one of three racers to set new national 660 foot records at South Coast Raceway’s South Coast 660 event at the weekend (January 12/13). Farrell (A/MA MPH record: 149.50mph) was joined in re-writing the records book at what was round six of the 18/19 Summit Rac…

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…

SPECIAL VICTORIES CELEBRATED AS SOUTH COAST 660 DRAWS TO A CLOSE

Under another day of beautiful blue skies at South Coast Raceway, the 2019 South Coast 660 and round six of the 18/19 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series drew to a spectacular close this afternoon. The January 12/13 event hosted more than 150 racers who delivered race fans with plenty of exciti…

DAVE WILLIS HUNTING BACK-TO-BACK WINS, CHAMPIONSHIP GAINS AT SC660

Dave Willis took out the Competition Bike victory at the last 18/19 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series South Coast Raceway round and will be looking to make it two-from-two at the venue at this weekend’s South Coast 660. The January 12-13 event marks round six of the 18/19 Summit Racing Equi…

JD FINALS TO BE HELD IN MILDURA, FEB 15-16

The Australian National Drag Racing Association would like to confirm that the Grand Final for the 18/19 Summit Racing Equipment Junior Dragster championship chase will be held across February 15 and 16 at the Sunraysia Drag Racing Association’s Twilight Nationals event. Entries for the Twilight N…

RECENT VICTORY DRIVES LOCAL RACER TO SC660

Dave Todd will head to South Coast Raceway’s South Coast 660 – round six of the 18/19 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series – this weekend buoyed by recent victory at the Portland (Victoria) venue. The local racer took out the win at the track’s Chicago Shootout Event in December and is a…

SOUTH COAST RACEWAY STALWART CHASING ON-TRACK RESULTS

Anyone who is familiar with South Coast Raceway would be familiar with Greg ‘Dutchy’ Holland, the long-time committee member, former Vice President and track commentator. After 12 years of intense hands-on involvement with the facility, Holland has taken a step back and is now enjoying more time…

ROE CELEBRATES SMOOTH GOLDENSTATES VICTORY

The journey to his first ever ANDRA Christmas Tree at the recent Goldenstates was an exceptionally smooth one for Top Sportsman racer Chris Roe. The West Australian racer has been a regular competitor at his home track for three years and after much pursuit, finally lifted his first ANDRA Christmas…

GOLDENSTATES DELIVERS MASSIVE ONE-DAY ACTION

One-day race events are always action-packed from start to finish and the 2018 Goldenstates at the Perth Motorplex was no exception. When all was said and done, it was Trent Anthony (Modified Bike), Chris De Bruin (Super Street), Neil Scott (Super Sedan), Angelo Locantro (Modified), Alan Mahnkoph (S…

TOP QUALIFIERS CELEBRATED AT GOLDENSTATES

After an impressive day of action at the Perth Motorplex, nine racers have laid claim to the Top Qualifying honours at the Goldenstates event, which marks round five of the 18/19 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series. Racing is now underway at the popular Western Australia venue for the one-day G…

GILBERT READY TO CONTINUE ‘INSANE’ COMP BIKE ADVENTURE AT GOLDENSTATES

Western Australia’s Craig Gilbert will compete in only his second ever Competition Bike event at the Perth Motorplex’s Goldenstates event this Saturday (December 1). Armadale’s Gilbert stepped up from the Modified Bike ranks to the nitrous-powered category earlier this year and made his compet…

LOCAL RACER HOPING FOR ‘BIRTHDAY LUCK’ AT GOLDENSTATES

Bibra Lakes’ Martin Mirco is hoping for some birthday luck at next Saturday’s 45th annual running of the Goldenstates at his home-track, the Perth Motorplex. It isn’t his own birthday luck he is betting on though, instead it is that of his wife Laura who will celebrate her birthday on the sam…

RUNNER-UP ROBS SET RECORDS AT SOUTH COAST RACEWAY

Both Rob Cassar and Rob Dekert went all the way to the finals at South Coast Raceway in their respective brackets at the weekend’s South Coast Nationals; round four of the 18/19 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series. While both would walk away with runners-up plaques at the end of the day, they…

ZARA BOARD WINS FOR ANITA

Zara Board has taken the Summit Racing Equipment Junior Dragster victory at South Coast Raceway today on the eve of the first anniversary of her little sister’s passing. Anita Board sadly passed away on November 12 of 2017 just days after her birthday (November 9) in a tragic accident. Her 13 year…

SOUTH COAST NATS RACERS READY FOR ELIMINATIONS BATTLE

With qualifying for the South Coast Nationals wrapping up this evening, more than 165 racers are ready and raring to go for eliminations tomorrow (Sunday 11 November).…

POINTS TALLIES UPDATED

Please see here for the updated 2018/2019 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series points tally following Round Three, “The Sunset Strip Nationals” held at Mildrua’s Sunset Strip. Congratulations to all the winners as well as to Jason Arbery #1 in Top Sportsman, Peter Tzokas #1 in Super…

STUNNING SUNSET STRIP NATS STORMS TO A CLOSE

Racers have heralded round three of the 18/19 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series, the Sunset Strip Nationals, a huge success following its conclusion in Mildura this evening.…

STAGE SET FOR SENSATIONAL SUNSET STRIP NATIONALS

With qualifying for the 2018 Sunset Strip Nationals now complete, the stage has been set for a full day of exciting racing action at Mildura’s Sunset Strip tomorrow (Sunday 23 September).…

MEMORIES MADE AT MILDURA’S SUNSET STRIP FOR YOUNG RACER

Thirteen year old Alex Mee has today made treasured memories at Mildura’s Sunset Strip Dragway thanks to the efforts of a dedicated group. Growing up in a drag racing family, Alex has always dreamt of racing himself however after being diagnosed with the terminal disease, Duchenne Muscular Dystrop…

PAUL STEPHEN ON THE TITLE HUNT

Paul Stephen heads to Mildura’s Sunset Strip Nationals this weekend with one goal in mind: a Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series Supercharged Outlaws championship. The Sunset Strip Nationals is the third round of the 18/19 series, and will be held across September 22-23. After many years in t…

AMANDA MARTIN READY TO DEBUT NEW CAR IN MILDURA

After a season-ending high-speed crash in March of this year, Amanda Martin is preparing to make her racing comeback in a new car at next weekend’s Sunset Strip Nationals in Mildura. The September 22-23 event at the Sunset Strip marks round three of the Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series and…

CHAMP WELCOMES FIRST-EVER MILDURA COMP BIKE FIELD

Defending Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series Competition Bike champion Tony Frost is looking forward to Mildura’s first-ever Competition Bike field as part of next weekend’s Sunset Strip Nationals. The September 22-23 event will mark round three of the 18/19 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsm…

BARLOW RESETS A/MD RECORD IN ALICE SPRINGS

Modified racer Simon Barlow ensured his Desert Nationals trip was a success recently, resetting both the ET and MPH markers of the national A/MD record on his way to a finals appearance at the Alice Springs Inland Dragway event. The South Australian had earlier taken out the Top Qualifier’s Medall…

DESERT NATS DELIGHT IN ALICE SPRINGS

The Desert Nationals has delighted fans and racers alike at Alice Springs Inland Dragway this weekend. Following the completion of racing this evening for what was round two of the 18/19 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series, Jake Berias (Summit Racing Equipment Junior Dragster), Bryan Finn (Modi…

SPORTSMAN RACERS LIGHT UP ALICE SPRINGS

Day two of the Desert Nationals is being eagerly anticipated in Alice Springs this evening following a great day of qualifying at the Northern Territory venue today. The event marks round two of the 18/19 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series. After four rounds of qualifying, Daniel Carranza (Su…

RECORD-SETTING FARRELL READY TO BACK IT UP IN ALICE SPRINGS

After being the first to set a national record at the Hidden Valley Drag Strip on the weekend, Modified racer Chris Farrell is looking to better his new marker at Alice Springs Inland Dragway’s Desert Nationals this weekend (July 21/22). Farrell reset the national speed record for the A/MA bracket…

BRIDGES READY FOR MORE ‘UP NORTH’ FUN

South Aussie mechanic Michael Bridges will be looking to continue his tour of fun ‘up north’ this weekend at Alice Spring Dragway’s Desert Nationals (July 21/22). The Super Street racer along with his crew, partner Kerri and daughter Tayla travelled all the way from Morphett Vale (SA) to Darwi…

FIRST WINNERS OF 18/19 SEASON FOUND AT NITRO UP NORTH

Round one of the 18/19 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series, Nitro Up North, has concluded in front of an enthusiastic crowd at Darwin’s Hidden Valley Drag Strip this evening. Hoisting ANDRA Christmas Trees at the end of the two-day event were Jake Berias (Summit Racing Equipment Junior Dragst…

TOP QUALIFIERS BLAZE TO GLORY IN DARWIN

The 2018/2019 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series has gotten off to a great start at Darwin’s Hidden Valley Drag Strip this evening, with another full day of Nitro Up North racing action still to come. Perfect weather and an enthusiastic crowd greeted the Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Ser…

‘NORTHERN SWING’ PUNCTUATES EPIC ROAD TRIP FOR HUTCHO & FRIENDS

Six race cars and twenty drag racing enthusiasts will arrive in Darwin today for this weekend’s Nitro Up North event (July 13/14) at the Hidden Valley Drag Strip as part of a month-long road trip which started in Tamworth earlier this month. David Hutchen heads up the group of Tamworth Drag Racing…

BONETTI LOOKING FOR REPEAT PERFORMANCE UP NORTH

After bringing home a pair of trophies from last year’s ‘northern swing’, South Australian Sergio Bonetti is hoping for more success at the 2018 instalments of the Nitro Up North and Desert Nationals events. Nitro Up North will be held at the Hidden Valley Drag Strip this weekend (July 13/14),…

BRYAN LOOKING FOR NITRO UP NORTH THREE-PEAT

After taking out the Nitro Up North Super Street honours in both 2016 and 2017, Darwin racer Tim Bryan is hoping to bring home a three-peat when the event hits the Hidden Valley Drag Strip next weekend. The July 13-14 event marks round one of the 2018/2019 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series an…

TOP QUALIFIERS TO RECEIVE TOP PRIZES

The Top Qualifiers of all brackets across the 18/19 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series will once again receive a special award thanks to TileCo-TheShowerPeople and KC Tools. Both companies have renewed their support of the popular Top Qualifier Medallion accolade, with racers who set the faste…

JUSTIN RUSSELL CLAIMS SUPERCHARGED OUTLAWS CHAMPIONSHIP

Following a hard-fought season, Justin Russell has been awarded the 2017/2018 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series Australian Title for the Supercharged Outlaws bracket. Russell and Jason Keily tied on points at the conclusion of the ANDRA Grand Final proceedings at Adelaide International Racewa…

SUPER GAS CHAMP REFLECTS ON ‘BEST SEASON EVER’

After a strong and consistent season, Graeme Spencer was able to secure a third Super Gas Australian Title at the final round of the 17/18 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series. While any season with a championship at the end of it is likely to have been a good one, Spencer says this one ranks ri…

COMP BIKE TITLE A HARD-FOUGHT VICTORY FOR FROST

While it is true that most championships do not come easy, for Tony Frost, the road to claiming the 2017/2018 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series Australian Title for the Competition Bike bracket was particularly rocky. With the support of his fellow racers, friends and family however, he was a…

New 660ft records set at ANDRA Grand Finals

No less than three National Records were set at the ANDRA Grand Finals back in March. E/D – Craig Geddes – 660ft ET record of 4.600 seconds. D/GA – Steve Norman – 660ft ET record of 5.298 seconds. DD/GA – Daniel Camilleri – 660ft ET record of 4.694 seconds at a record setting 147.83mph a…

NORMAN CLAIMS ADL EVENT WIN, CROW CAMS BEST ENGINEERED AWARD

At the recent ANDRA Grand Finals, Steve Norman not only took out the SuperComp victory for the final round of the 17/18 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series, but also the Crow Cams Best Engineered Award. The recognition of Norman’s D/GA BMW M3 Coupe comes at the end of the car’s debut season…

Entries open for Nitro Up North

Round One of the 2018/2019 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series will be hosted by the Hidden Valley Drag Racing Association across the 13th and 14th of July, 2018. The Nitro Up North event will cater for all ANDRA sportsman classes, subject to entry numbers. Qualifying will be held on the Friday…

DENSO SUPER STREET CHAMP HARRY HARRIS ‘STILL ON A HIGH’

It may have been over a month since he took out the Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series Australian Title for the DENSO Super Street bracket, but South Australian Harry Harris is still buzzing. “I don’t think it will settle in until the next Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series season st…

GEDDES REFLECTS ON RECORD-MAKING THREE-IN-A-ROW

When he claimed the 2017/2018 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series Australian Title for the Competition bracket last month, Craig Geddes also made history. By taking the title, he was the first racer in Australia to claim three back-to-back championships in the Competition class.…

TITLE-WINNER TZOKAS GEARING UP FOR MORE LAUGHS

    When it came time to be presented with his Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series Australian Title last month, larrikin Super Sedan racer Peter Tzokas celebrated by landing a big kiss on the face of ANDRA General Manager Brett Stevens. The move was met with much amusement from the watching r…

RICKARD REVELS IN NUMBER-ONE STATUS

In only his second full Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series, South Australian Danny Rickard broke through to take the Australian Title honours in the Modified Bike bracket last month. Rickard had stepped up to a new bike for the 2017/2018 season, racing the ‘Raw’ V-Rod previously owned by c…

CZERNY STILL ON CLOUD 9 AFTER CHAMPIONSHIP WIN

  Matt Czerny took out the Australian Title for the Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series Modified bracket in late March, and weeks’ later the Victorian racer is still on cloud nine. “It only started to sink in recently at the Mildura Supercharged Shootout with so many people coming up a…

‘MRX’ TURNS SEASON DOMINANCE INTO CHAMPIONSHIP TROPHY

Following a dominating performance in Super Stock across the 2017/2018 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series season, Jim Ioannidis and his MRX Racing Commodore claimed the Australian Title for the bracket last month. “We can comfortably say the 308-powered MRX Racing Holden VS Commodore dominat…

BISHOP LEAVES THE BEST ‘TIL LAST

In his final year racing in the Summit Racing Equipment Junior Dragster bracket, 17-year-old Bradley Bishop was able to secure the Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series Australian title. The racer from Orangeville (NSW) says that two weeks after the final round, the big win is finally sinking in.…

TOP SPORTSMAN CHAMPION AWARDED JOHN STORM MEMORIAL TROPHY

Jason Arbery clinched not only an ANDRA Grand Finals victory and the 2017/2018 Summit Racing Equipment Australian Title in the Top Sportsman ranks at the weekend, but he also was awarded the prestigious John Storm Memorial Trophy. Commissioned in memory of Mr John Storm, the first National Director…

CHAMPIONS CROWNED AS 17/18 SEASON DRAWS TO A CLOSE

The final round of the 2017/2018 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series has concluded with celebrations at Adelaide International Raceway with both event and championship winners crowned.…

FIRST ANDRA GRAND FINAL SHOTS FIRED

One final day of racing is all that remains for the 2017/2018 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series, with day one of the Grand Finals at Adelaide International Raceway now complete. More than 170 sportsman racers took to the track for two rounds of qualifying today, with one final session of qual…

FINN EYES HISTORY-MAKING THIRD TITLE

Defending Modified Bike champion Bryan Finn could make history this weekend (March 23-24) if he can clinch a third consecutive Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series national title.…

TOP SPORTSMAN GRAND FINAL SHOWDOWN BECKONS

No less than five racers are in the box seat to take the Top Sportsman title at the final round of the Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series this weekend (March 23-24). Amongst them is local racer Greg Damiani. The self-employed farmer from Gawler River in South Australia is looking forward to do…

DIMITROPOULOS SHOOTING FOR SUPER STOCK SUCCESS

Next weekend at his home track of Adelaide International Raceway, local racer Tom Dimitropoulos will be doing all he can to snatch the 2017/2018 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series title for the Super Stock category. Dimitropoulos is currently second on the points ladder, 40 points behind the l…

RECORD-BREAKING PERFORMANCES HIGHLIGHT THE WESTERNATS

No less than four new national records punctuated last weekend’s MacTrack Westernationals, with Jim Ioannidis (C/MSA – 9.555s), Jamie Chaisty (H/MSA – 9.249s), Phill Paton (DD/CB – 8.344s) and John Althuizen (A/MR – 7.555s) all rewriting the record books. For a full list of the current nat…

WESTERNATS WINS SET STAGE FOR EPIC GRAND FINAL

The stage is set for a monumental Grand Final later this month (Adelaide International Raceway, March 23-24) following the conclusion of the penultimate round of the 2017/2018 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series at the Perth Motorplex. Hoisting ANDRA Christmas Trees on Sunday night were Steph G…

WESTERNATS RACING LOOMS AS QUALIFYING THRILLS IN PERTH

Race day at the MacTrack Westernationals beckons with day one of what is the penultimate round of the 2017/2018 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series now complete at the Perth Motorplex. By the close of proceedings today, Trent Morrison (Competition), Jim Ioannidis (Super Stock), Phill Paton (Com…

Championship Update

The 2017/2018 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series is speeding towards its conclusion with only two rounds left to run – the MacTrack Westernationals (Perth Motorplex, March 3-4) and the Grand Final (Adelaide International Raceway, March 23-24). Unsurprisingly, the battles for the prestigious…

STACY LOOKING TO SHAKE TYRE WOES AT WESTERNATS

West Australia’s Todd Stacy will be looking to overcome recent tyre shake issues when he competes in this weekend’s MacTrack Westernationals at his home track, the Perth Motorplex. The event, which includes round eight of the Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series, will be held across Saturday…

TIPOUIKIDIS ON A MISSION FOR WESTERNATS

Defending Super Sedan champion George Tipouikidis and his Holden HK Monaro will be well and truly on a mission at the upcoming MacTrack Westernationals at the Perth Motorplex (March 3 and 4). The racer from Virginia in South Australia heads to the penultimate round of the 2017/2018 Summit Racing Equ…

CROSS-COUNTRY CONTINGENT READY FOR WESTERNATIONALS

As the penultimate round of the 2017/2018 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series, the Perth Motorplex’s MacTrack Westernationals event (March 3 and 4) is attracting racers from all across the country. For those based in the Eastern states, the journey to Perth is no small task, and so it is no s…

RECORD-SETTING TRIO REFLECT ON SOUTH COAST 660

No less than three racers reset national records during the recent South Coast 660, with Chris Soldatos, Alex Panagiotidis and Jim Ioannidis all setting new markers in the Group Two Super Stock Eliminator record books.…

DREAMS COME TRUE FOR NICHELE IN PORTLAND

When Darren Nichele took out the Top Sportsman victory at the recent South Coast 660, he achieved a lifelong dream – taking home a ANDRA Christmas Tree. The 47-year-old owner of Shelves for Shops in Dandenong (Victoria) has been in love with drag racing since he was a youngster, and always hoped t…

SOUTH COAST 660 STORMS TO EXCITING CONCLUSION

The South Coast 660 played host to more than 170 racers for what was the largest ever meeting for South Coast Raceway, with plenty of action unfolding over January 20 and 21 for what was round seven of the Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series. Anthony Panetta (Super Gas), Baillie Ponton (Summit…

SOUTH COAST 660 TOP QUALIFIERS FOUND

Following a big day of qualifying for a 170+ field at South Coast Raceway today, tomorrow’s eliminations field is now set for what is round seven of the Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series. After some tough qualifying battles, day one of the South Coast 660 ultimately saw the following racers…

CONSISTENCY KEY FOR CZERNY IN PORTLAND

Matt Czerny and his Mullins Dragster are currently leading the way in the Modified ranks of the 2017/2018 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series, which will enjoy its seventh round this weekend at Portland’s South Coast Raceway (January 20/21). At the South Coast 660 event, Czerny and his crew w…

STEWART HUNTING FOURTH STRAIGHT FINAL AT PORTLAND

He broke through for his first-ever ANDRA Christmas Tree at Mildura earlier this season, and since then Melbourne-based Supercharged Outlaws racer Tim Stewart hasn’t looked back. In the last three events he has raced – starting with Mildura – Stewart has been to the finals every time, securing…

SOLDATOS STEPS TO SUPER STOCK FOR PORTLAND

Pro Stock competitor Chris Soldatos will compete at South Coast Raceway’s South Coast 660 next weekend in close friend Craig Geddes’ Cavalier. The January 20/21 event marks round seven of the Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series. With Geddes at the wheel, the 2004 Cavalier – a new car for Ge…

FARRUGIA LOOKING FOR VICTORY IN PORTLAND

Bill Farrugia is looking to take the performance that saw him top qualify at the last round of the Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series and convert that into an event victory at the upcoming South Coast 660 event. Round seven of the Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series, the South Coast 660 w…

The Australian Nationals Postponed

The following has been released by Calder Park Drag Racing today, the 18th of December 2017. As a few of you may have already heard, The Australian Nationals will not go ahead as initially planned on the 26th and 27th of January, 2018. Unfortunately, with the late withdrawal of the 400Thunder Group…

SUMMIT RACING EQUIPMENT RENEWS ANDRA SUPPORT

The Australian National Drag Racing Association and Summit Racing Equipment are pleased to announce a multi-year renewal of their relationship. This renewal sees the support Summit Racing Equipment has provided ANDRA’s Sportsman racers over the past three years as the naming rights sponsor of the…

BAXTER BREAKS THE RECORD AT CALDER PARK

Competition eliminator racer Shane Baxter broke through to reset the national speed CC/AA record over the 1000ft at the weekend’s Rowe Memorial at Calder Park Raceway. While his record-breaking speed did not translate to event winning power on the day, Baxter says there is more to come from his op…

GEDDES CLAIMS THE ROWE ‘ON DEBUT’

Craig Geddes has claimed the prestigious Rowe Memorial after taking victory in his new Super Stock machine at Calder Park Dragway today. Geddes’ name will now be inscribed on the perpetual Rowe Memorial after he took out the SuperComp class during proceedings for round six of the Summit Racing Equ…

DIMITROPOULOS READY TO DEFEND ROWE MEMORIAL CROWN

Amongst the field at this Saturday’s Rowe Memorial – which includes round six of the Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series – will be current points leader and last year’s Rowe Memorial Super Stock winner, Tom Dimitropoulos. The Adelaide racer was the runner-up at round three in Mildura, a…

ROWE MEMORIAL CALLS PAST-WINNER COOPER

For Denso Super Street competitor Graeme Cooper, the Rowe Memorial – to be held this Saturday (November 25) at Calder Park Dragway – is a deeply important event. “It really does mean a lot. In my first final back in 1980, Andrew Rowe was in the other lane and he beat me,” Cooper explained. …

WEATHER THE WINNER AT PERTH’S GOLDENSTATES

More than 150 racers battled it out at the Perth Motorplex’s Prestige Lock Service Goldenstates on Saturday (November 11) for round five of the Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series, however only one event winner would be found when rain saw the other nine finals unable to be run before the tra…

ANDRA STATEMENT: GOLDENSTATES (UPDATE)

Police have completed their investigations into an incident at the Perth Motorplex earlier today. Perth Motorplex is once again open to the public and racing has resumed.…

ANDRA STATEMENT: GOLDENSTATES

An incident has occurred during racing at the Perth Motorplex this afternoon with a driver taken to hospital. Police are at the scene and on their advice racing has been suspended until further notice. Our thoughts are with the driver and their family.…

ZAPPIA EYES HOME-GROUND RECORD THIS WEEKEND

Following his world-record beating performances of late, ten-time ANDRA Champion John Zappia is looking to break the Perth Motorplex track record at this weekend’s Prestige Lock Service Goldenstates. The Saturday November 11 event marks round five of the Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series in…

SIMMS LOOKING TO MARK 50YRS’ RACING WITH VICTORY

Graeme Simms is currently celebrating his 50th year of drag racing, and is hoping to punctuate it this weekend with a win at the Prestige Lock Service Goldenstates at the Perth Motorplex. Over the past half-century, Simms has always competed in the Super Stock bracket while dabbling in “too many o…

MAHNKOPH RETURNS FOR GOLDENSTATES

Round two Supercharged Outlaws winner Alan Mahnkoph might have missed the last two rounds of the Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series due to work commitments, but that hasn’t dampened his enthusiasm for this weekend’s round five at the Perth Motorplex. The Prestige Lock Service Goldenstates…

RICKARD LOOKING FOR RAW RESULTS AT THE MOTORPLEX

Danny Rickard has stepped up to a new bike for the 2017/2018 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series and is hoping to claim its first win at next weekend’s Prestige Lock Service Goldenstates (11 November). The Perth Motorplex event is the fifth round of the 2017/2018 Summit Racing Equipment Sport…

CAMILLERI REFLECTS ON DOMINATING SPRING NATS PERFORMANCE

At last weekend’s Spring Nationals, held at Adelaide International Raceway, Daniel Camilleri not only top qualified and won the SuperComp proceedings but also twice reset the national DD/GA record. The Victorian racer’s convincing performance in his Pontiac Firebird started right from the first…

THEO HEADS TO SPRING NATS ON A HIGH

Chris Theo heads to this weekend’s Spring Nationals at Adelaide International Raceway well and truly on a high after taking out his first ever event victory three weeks ago. Theo broke through for his maiden victory at Mildura’s Sunset Strip Nationals (September 23/24), claiming the Top Sportsma…

HOWARD GEARED UP FOR ADELAIDE COMP BIKE RETURN

This Saturday, Competition Bike will make a return to Adelaide International Raceway for the first time in three years as part of the weekend’s Spring Nationals – round four of the Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series. Amongst the field will be local racer and 1991 Pro Stock Motorcycle Champ…

SCO CHAMP WINS RACE AGAINST TIME FOR SPRING NATIONALS

After destroying an engine just weeks ago, defending Supercharged Outlaws champion Adam Murrihy was faced with a daunting task to be ready for next weekend’s Spring Nationals: round four of the Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series. Thanks to the tireless efforts and support of his crew, engine…

BARLOW BREAKS BARRIERS IN MILDURA

Simon Barlow might not have come away with a Modified win at the weekend’s Sunset Strip Nationals in Mildura, but he did break both ends of the Eighth Mile A/MD national record.  A 4.425 second/159.19 mile per hour effort during day two of what was round three of the Summit Racing Equipment S…

SUNSET STRIP NATS CONCLUDE IN STYLE

After an exceptionally windy start to the weekend saw an altered schedule for today’s running, the Sunset Strip Nationals – round three of the Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series – has concluded in style at Mildura’s Sunset Strip this afternoon. Jim Ioannidis (SuperComp), Graeme Cooper…

SUNSET STRIP NATIONALS UPDATE

Following heavy winds in the Mildura (VIC) region today, qualifying for the Sunset Strip Nationals has been suspended ahead of a resumption tomorrow (Sunday 24 September).The decision comes as Mildura and its surrounding areas are battered by heavy winds, with the gusts causing dust to be continousl…

TITLE-LEADING BROTHERS READY FOR MILDURA DEBUT

Sydney brothers Jackson and Samuel Perri will lead the Summit Racing Equipment Junior Dragster Championship field to Mildura this weekend as the title chase’s third round gets underway with the Sunset Strip Nationals this Saturday and Sunday (September 23/24). After facing off against each other i…

STARES’ NEW SPONSOR SEES LEADERS UNITE

Ahead of this weekend’s round three of the Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series at Mildura’s Sunset Strip, performance parts leader PROFLOW has thrown its support behind back-to-back Australian Top Sportsman Championship winner, Jason Stares.…

DENSO Announce Partnership with ANDRA’s Super Street Category

The Australian National Drag Racing Association (ANDRA) are pleased to announce DENSO (Australia) have signed up with a partnership for Super Street at all Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Championship rounds. The winner of Super Street at Summit Racing Series events will, on top of the normal mer…

John Kapiris Continues to Seek More Championship Titles

Photo by Dave Reid Is Johnny Kapiris Australia’s greatest Super Sedan sportsman racer? If you look at his results you would have to agree. Four-straight ANDRA championship titles from 2013 to 2016 is an impressive streak in anyone’s eyes.…

Ryan Van Dyk is Locked and Loaded

Photo by JB It’s been a while since we have seen the Supercharged Outlaw dragster of Victorian Ryan Van Dyk. His last appearance was the 2017 Australian Nationals at Calder Park, and now he’s back for some more excitement in his first points round of the 2017/18 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsma…

Huntsman Racing on The Hunt for First ANDRA Championship.

Photos by Dave Reid Mark Hunt is certainly one of the real characters in our sport. He’s a big man and can look quite intimidating, he drives a bright yellow Supercharged Outlaw Ford Customine, and his passion for drag racing is 110 percent.…

All Thrills and No Spills at Rd 2 Summit Racing QLD Champs

Supercharged Outlaw winner – Randall Mohr Well, it may have started out with chilly temperatures on the morning of the event, but the racers added plenty of heat to Round 2 of the Summit Racing Queensland Championship.…

Outlaw Mark Eves Is Ready To Tame The Wild Beast

photo by Luke Dahms One of the more “spectacular” cars at Rd 1 of the Summit Racing Queensland Championship was the relatively new Supercharged Outlaws Corvette driven by Mark Eves.…

FED Up Racing Chasing Summit QLD Championship

Photo by Phil Reeves In the early years of drag racing, it was common to see car clubs and mates get together and pool their resources to go racing. Times may have changed today, however for Queensland mates Savos Pandelakis and Shane Turley, they have partnered up to go racing just like the pionee…

Say Hello To ANDRA’s Newest Christmas Tree Trophy!

  One of the most prized trophies in Australian championship drag racing has always been the ANDRA Christmas Tree trophy. Sometimes referred to as the holy grail, its the one everyone wants to show off to family and friends.…

4 Sum Fun Returns To Benaraby After 20 Years

photo by Phil Reeves North Queensland racer Adrian Sach is itching to go racing at this weekend’s round of the Summit Racing Queensland Championship. It will also see the return of the cult Suzuki Hatch, known as “4 Sum Fun”, for the first time at Benaraby Raceway in some 20 years!…

Arbery Finds High’s and Lows Up North

photo by Dave Reid Jason Arbery finished last season on a high winning Top Sportsman at the Summit Racing Grand Finals in Adelaide. So with the 2017/18 season launching back-to-back Summit Racing Championship rounds in Darwin and Alice Springs, Arbery and his mates’ made plans and hit the long road…

Schools Out For Brodie’s 4th Northern Swing

Photo by Michelle Porobic After two weeks away, as soon as Summit Racing Junior Dragster racer Brodie Zappia was back home in Perth he was straight back into school work. Now that’s a reality check!…

Ian Read Reflects On His First NT Experience

Photo by Michelle Porobic Perth Modified Bike racer Ian Read was lucky to take part in his first trek up north for back-to-back Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series rounds in Darwin and Alice Springs.…

Kelly Queen of the Desert runs ASID’s 1st 4-Sec Pass

Alice Springs Inland Dragway may be a regional track out in the middle of nowhere, but over the weekend the Shannons Desert Nationals is the biggest drag racing event for ASID, and with some big names in the pits, all eyes and ears were on this great little track as we moved into Day 2 of the Summit…

Record Breaking Highlights Day 1 of the Desert Nationals

There was no doubt that the 2017 Shannons Desert Nationals track records would take a beating. With Kelly Bettes (above) driving the Lamattina Top Fuel Racing dragster, and 10 x ANDRA Top Doorslammer Champion in the pits, the fans were in for a treat.…

Zoe Nieuwhof Looking Forward To Desert Nats

Perth Motorplex Modified Bike champion Zoe Nieuwhof (above with Mum) made her first visit to the Northern Territory last weekend at Hidden Valley Drag Strip for the Nitro Up North event.…

Alice Is Ready For Drag Racing Wonderland

This weekend is the 4th running of the Desert Nationals, and this year also marks Alice Springs Inland Dragway 10th year in operation.…

Matt Czerny is looking to go one step further in Alice

Photo by Dave Reid Victorian Matt Czerny was able to tick another wish off the bucket list following his recent appearance for the Nitro Up North event.…

Wayne Talbot Set To Break Records at Desert Nationals

photo by Jeremy Horvath This weekend at the 4th running of the Desert Nationals, Victorian Wayne Talbot is looking to smash both ends of the ANDRA AA/MA national records out the park.…

Grant Radcliffe Reaches For The Sky

Round 1 of the 2017/2018 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series at Hidden Valley Drag Strip saw lots of eager racers super keen to kick off the new ANDRA season in style. For local Northern Territory Modified racer Grant Radcliffe, he certainly had plenty of that!…

Huge Crowds Highlights Nitro Up North Finals

After a good crowd on day one of the 2017 Nitro Up North, Day 2 literally exploded with people everywhere.…

Nitro Up North Goes Green With Summit Qualifying

There is always something about a fresh start, and Nitro Up North V3 was the perfect event to kick off the 2017/18 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series.…

ANDRA Announce 2017/18 Summit Racing Sportsman Series.

The 10 date series opens this weekend with the Central Swing’s opening Nitro Up North event at Hidden Valley Raceway, followed one-week later with the Desert Nationals at Alice Springs Inland Dragway.…

Is Nitro Up North Brodie Zappia’s Lucky Charm?

Brodie was pretty much born into the sport of Drag Racing, watching Uncle John race and being part of Zap’s crew – his job then was to chalk the wheelie bar.…

Adam Murrihy – Setting The Bar Higher

Photo by Bright Designs – Michelle Porobic It’s been a busy week leading up to the 2017 Nitro Up North event for current ANDRA Supercharged Outlaw champ Adam Murrihy.…

ANDRA Top Qualifier Medallion Expands

  The Australian National Drag Racing Association are pleased to announce the Top Qualifying medallion has expanded with support from the Tile Co – The Shower People, thanks to Eddy and Maria Carranza.…

Summit Extend Support With ANDRA’s Jr Dragsters

Photo by Grant Stephens/Drag News The Australian National Drag Racing Association are pleased to announce that Summit Racing Equipment has renewed their naming rights sponsorship for the Junior Dragster category.…

Ian Read Joins The Nitro Up North Experience.

Photo by Phil Luyer/High Octane Photos Ian Read has never been to the Northern Territory, but he’s about to tick it off his bucket list. The opportunity to race at two drag strips he’s only ever seen in photos online is shaping up to be something special for the West Aussie racer.…

Wrapper Matt Czerny Looks Good-Goes Fast

Drag racing isn’t just about going fast – it’s looking good while you’re doing it. And there is a guy who knows how to do both coming to Nitro Up North in Darwin.…

Zoe Nieuwhof Spreads Her Wings

Western Australia’s drag racing rider of the year Zoe Nieuwhof has nominated for Nitro Up North, aiming to make her mark on Darwin for the first time.…

Kuchel chases first win in Darwin

It’s far from the wet season in the Northern Territory, but one drag racer will be aiming to break a two-decade drought when he competes at Nitro Up North on July 21 and 22 at Hidden Valley Drag Strip.…

The Battle Starts For Modified Bike Champ Bryan Finn

Modified Bike will be hotly contested bracket at Nitro Up North, with three entrants having won four ANDRA Championships between them. In the spotlight is current Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Champ Bryan Finn, who having gone back-to-back in 2016 and 2017, will no doubt be looking to make it th…

Jason Arbery Eyes More Sportsman Gold

Photo by Dennis Allen Encouraged by a strong finish in the 2016/17 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series, South Australian Jason Arbery is ready to take his Chev-powered Ford Capri to the next level.…

Norman Goes Euro With Trick BMW

One car that has recently created a lot of interest on social media is the new Euro ride of Steve Norman. It’s a complete package created by Ryan and Reg Lee in South Australia and its no doubt a work of art and the fact that it will be running the same driveline as the Cobalt, Norman will be…

Gordon Crawford – Giving Back To A Sport He Loves.

West Aussie Gordon Crawford is a guy who really enjoys his ANDRA Drag Racing, but the more you get to know him, the more you learn that he is a good bloke too.…

Last Drag Strip Dance For Tango 1

It’s not an uncommon occurrence for WA drag racers in the Super Street category to line up against a Police Officer and race down the Perth Motorplex quarter-mile. After a long and productive service the recent WA Drag Racing Grand Finals, was the last championship event for Tango 1, a car that has…

Comp Champ Craig Geddes Has A New Toy

For those who know Craig Geddes, you would have to agree that he’s always smiling and upbeat. Maybe we should all call him the smiling assassin!…

Summit Sportsman Grand Finals On Speedweek

Catch Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman action this Sunday on SBS HD Speedweek from 2 pm AEST…

Natalotto Adds His Name Into ANDRA Record Books

Daniel Natalotto was hoping to see a field of Comp bikes together for the Summit Racing Equipment Grand Finals, but when that failed he did the next best thing, he put his name into the ANDRA Modified Bike record book.…

The Summit Grand Finals Was A Record Breaking Blockbuster

The Summit Racing Equipment Grand Finals had it all with drama, action, tough racing, and upsets. In Super Comp records were reset in Competition Eliminator, Super Stock and Super Compact. The combination of good air and a sticky track saw seven sportsman records broken.…

Summit Racing Equipment Grand Final Sportsman News

  With the Summit Series Equipment Grand Finals on his weekend (March 31 – April 1) the momentum has been building up. With championships on the line, the 2016/17 ANDRA season is coming to a close so the pressure is on to perform. The recent Goldenstates and Westernationals rounds at Perth Motor…

Puglia Hints at Super Stock Super Shock!

After rattling the cage with his breakthrough Super Stock win at the Westernationals, Allan Puglia has made noises of continuing his form at the ANDRA Summit Racing Equipment Drag Racing Grand Finals in Adelaide.…

Rd 10 Summit Round At Steel City Raceway Cancelled

Round 10 of the Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series was to be the event for some racers to close the gap in their chase for a championship. The predicted forecast of rain and winds only added more pressure to the racers and the Steel City club. It hasn’t been a kind season for the club with M…

Mother Nature Wins at Steel City Raceway

Unfortunately Rd 10 of the Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series has been cancelled following more bad weather overnight. A statement on Steel City Raceway Facebook page said, ” It is with great regret that the Club has had to make a decision to cancel the racing today at the Steel Cit…

High Winds Push Rd 10 Summit Sportsman To Monday

Round 10 of the Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Drag Racing Series has been pushed over to Monday March 13th following high winds and dust that made the racing surface unsafe to continue. It was a very trying day for racers and officials with rain, wind and dust delaying the shedule throughout the…

Father & Son Road Trip To A Championship

For Peter and Luke Veersma, making a 3000k trip from Perth to South Australia is about as close to a perfect family road trip as you could get.…

Rodger Weste Is Raring To Go At Supercharged Shootout.

You could say that Supercharged Outlaw racer Rodger Weste is feeling like a bull at the gate having been ready to go in his new racecar since last October. His three previous attempts had been cancelled; so all going well, Weste is raring to get some runs on the boards at this Sunday’s Supercharge…

Worlds Quickest EH Holden is coming to Steel City Raceway

Perth’s Alan Mahnkoph recently had a very successful outing at the 46th Westernationals picking up a win in the Supercharged Outlaws category, and his first gold ANDRA trophy.…

Six ANDRA Records Broken at 2017 Westernationals

Despite the extreme heat at the 46th running of the Westernationals at Perth Motorplex on March 4-5, six new Group 2 records were broken.…

Michelle (Adamos) Katavatis Back in the Drivers Seat

  Michelle was born to race. It’s in her family, in her blood and in her DNA. This weekend at the 46th Westernationals, Michelle is returning to the driver’s seat after a couple of years away from racing and is super excited to be competing again in her Modified dragster.…

ANDRA Super Stock Champ Kim Fardella Can’t Stop Now!

It’s a given that when you win something, you want to have another crack at it. Be it a scratch and win ticket, poker machine or winning a championship.…

Cooper and the Bricklayer take out the Australian Nationals

It may have taken them 38 years, but Aussie drag racing legend Graeme Cooper and his famous “Bricklayer” Holden station wagon have finally won the Australian Nationals.…

Summit Sportsman Racers Shine at Goldenstates

For the Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series, all the racers had two qualifiers each day, giving them plenty of opportunity to improve, especially since Saturday was cooler after Friday’s heat.…

Nationals Reflections – JD Winner Jasmine Slamar

It was a planned trip East for Western Australian Junior Dragster racer Jasmine Slamar and her family. The purpose of the trip besides having some fun was to pick up some points along the way. We asked Jasmine Slamar to give us a few words following her awesome win at the 2017 ANDRA Australian Natio…

Summit Sportsman Racers Deliver The Goods At Nationals

Round 7 of the Summit Racing Equipment Series certainly delivered with some record setting racing at the 51st Australian Nationals. Super Comp – Jamie Chaisty The Super Comp bracket produced a number of new records at Calder Park and saw 12 of the 16-car field under their index! Big surprise was…

Summit Sportsman Nationals Qualifying

Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series Rd 7…

MAHONEY IS BACK BIGGER AND PRETTIER THAN EVER

Every now and then a car comes along that makes your jaw drop. In the case of Mick Mahoney, since the late 2016 debut of his beautiful 1967 Ford GT500 Shelby Mustang, social media has been in a spin.…

Jason Stares On The Mend

Current Summit Racing Top Sportsman Champion Jason Stares is thankfully back on the mend following a horrific accident eight weeks ago.…

SWAN Hill Withdraws Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Round

Due to circumstances beyond its control, Swan Hill Drag Racing Club has withdrawn its Summit Sportsman Championship round that was scheduled for February 18 and 19.…

SOUTH Coast 660 Excitement Building Up

  With the South Coast 660 not far away, the excitement meter is moving up for Round 6 of the 2016/17 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series.…

Drag Racing is family for Donnelly Sisters

The Donnelly Sisters are carving out a growing reputation in the Summit Racing Equipment Junior Dragster ranks.…

Three rebuilds later, Brenton Stuart is close to a return

Brenton Stuart is closing in on a return to drag racing following a third rebuild that began way back in 2004.…

Group Two Records Set to Fall at SA Summer Nationals

Summer Nationals at Adelaide International Raceway with multiple National Records under threat on race day.…

Dimitropoulos Takes Prestigious Victorian Title Back to SA

Tom Dimitropoulos has taken out the Rowe Memorial Super Stock Classic at Calder Park Raceway.…

Darren Parker: Will he or won’t he?

It’s another race against time for 2013 Super Stock Champion Darren Parker to be ready for the premier Super Stock race of the year at Calder Park Raceway this weekend.…

Jess Turner Crunching Numbers On and Off Track

Jess Turner will celebrate completing her Bachelor in Accounting this past Tuesday by crunching numbers of a different kind and racing in the Rowe Memorial Super Stock Classic at Calder Park Raceway Saturday November 19.…

Van Dyk to hit mid six second passes with new combo

Ryan Van Dyk will debut a new engine combination in his Dragster Ace Supercharged Outlaw Dragster at the Rowe Memorial Super Stock Classic.…

Les Heintz tribute to the Rowe brothers

Les Heintz says the Rowe Memorial Super Stock Classic is one of the most prestigious events on the calendar for Super Stock diehards.…

Mr Invincible Craig Geddes Is Human After All

What went wrong for defending Competition Eliminator Champion Craig Geddes at the Desert Nationals in Alice Springs earlier this year?…

Buccella Breakthrough at Mildura Sunset Strip

Danny Buccella had come so close to winning an ANDRA Christmas Tree but on several occasions just thousandths of a second had been the difference.…

Holly Camilleri on cloud nine following Junior win

At Round 3 of the Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series at Mildura Sunset Strip, Holly Camilleri secured her first ever National event win in Summit Racing Equipment Junior Dragster. It was a win she never expected……

Zauch overcomes fuel leak, Dyson double, Stares 2:1 in finals

Mark Zauch has won his first ever ANDRA Christmas Tree at Round 3 of the Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series in Mildura with a win over Justin Russell in the Supercharged Outlaws final.…

SUMMIT SPORTSMAN SERIES ACTION OPEN AT MILDURA

Qualifying for round three of the Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series – being presented this weekend by the Sunraysia Drag Racing Association and Mildura Gateway Tavern – is now complete ahead of racing tomorrow (Sunday 23 October).…

Shane Walker eyes Mod Bike triple treat in Mildura

Round 3 of the Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series at Mildura Sunset Strip couldn’t come at a better time for Harley Destroyer rider Shane Walker.…

New Wheels for Junior Dragster Jake Berias

Jake Berias will debut his new 2016 Motivational Tubing Junior Dragster in the Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series at Mildura Sunset Strip this weekend.…

Champ on four wheels becoming two-wheeled warrior

Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series Super Compact Champion Matt Lisle is loving the simple life this season following a switch to Modified Bike.…

Michael Braggs to make Top Sportsman debut in Mildura

Michael Braggs will debut his former Kurt Johnson, Jerry Haas built Chevy Cavalier at Round 3 of the Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series in Mildura October 22-23.…

Consistency the key for VT Racing father and son

Vlado Turic is the latest Super Sedan racer to have an eye on joining the ever-growing Top Sportsman ranks but not before he tries to knock 4-time Super Sedan Champion John Kapiris off the mantle.…

Cory Dyson refreshed and ready to fire in Mildura

2015/2016 Modified runner up Cory Dyson has taken the opportunity to refresh his engine and slap a new paint job on the Mobil 1 dragster during his extended off season break.…

Mark Hunt to reignite Wild Bunch rivalries

“The Huntsman” Mark Hunt is everywhere right now. Not only is he currently in second place in the Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series Supercharged Outlaws Championship, he is spearheading a new Wild Bunch series and helping Swan Hill Dragway behind the scenes.…

Bob Sherry and Stanley Automotive join forces

Former Top Fuel pilot and current Super Sedan racer Bob Sherry will drive the Supercharged Outlaw Pontiac Funny Car owned by blown alcohol boat champions the Stanley Brothers.…

Justin Russell Back in the Saddle Again

It’s late at night on 27 December 2015. Friends Justin Russell and Adam Murrihy line up opposite each other at Calder Park to race for an ANDRA Christmas Tree in the Supercharged Outlaws final for Round 6 of the Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series.…

FIFO with go: drag racer makes most of Darwin swing

Benny Phillips is one of the many FIFO workers in Darwin, far away from his home in Victoria. But he has taken advantage of his work situation this year by bringing his Holden Torana with him to go racing at Hidden Valley Drag Strip.…

ASID Hosts Breakthrough Sportsman Wins, Records & More

Alice Springs Inland Dragway has hosted a busy day of racing for round two of the Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series today (Sunday 17 July), with the Desert Nationals winner’s circle hosting Mark Hunt (Supercharged Outlaws), Luke Veersma (Summit Racing Equipment Junior Dragster), Gavin Chisn…

Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series Delights at ASID

In its fourth consecutive annual visit to the Desert Nationals at Alice Springs Inland Dragway, the Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series has lit up the Northern Territory venue today.…

‘Baldy’ Sainsbury Eyes 8-Second Barrier at Alice Springs

This weekend’s Desert Nationals at Alice Springs Dragway will have plenty to entertain the fans of all things on two-wheels, including racing from Modified Bike and nitro-fuelled exhibition action from Top Fuel Motorcycle defending champion Chris Porter.…

Stares perfects title defence, Lisle Overcomes Hellish Road Trip

Australian Top Sportsman champion Jason Stares has started his title defence off in the best possible way by taking victory tonight as part of the Nitro Up North event, in what was his first ever trip to Darwin. …

Summit Sportsman Racers Put On A Show In Darwin

Day one of Hidden Valley Drag Strip’s Nitro Up North has hosted qualifying today (Friday July 8, 2016) for the first ever Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series event to be held in the Top End.…

Chance Encounter Leads to Racing Career For Darwin Skydiver

A chance encounter with the administration of the Australian National Drag Racing Association is what lead to aircraft engineer and skydive instructor Ashley Smith to become the Super Sedan drag racer he is today.…

Junior Looking For Home Track Advantage at Nitro Up North

Fourteen year old Darwin resident Brooke Harris is hoping the home track advantage will quieten the nerves and provide her an edge when it comes to taking on her fellow Summit Racing Equipment Junior Dragster competitors at next weekend’s Nitro Up North event.…

National champion brings Top Sportsman skills to Darwin

Reigning ANDRA Top Sportsman champion Jason Stares is looking forward to his first adventure to Darwin to race at Nitro Up North as part of the Summit Sportsman Series.…

Fardella Super Stock Championship Built on Friendship

Kim Fardella thought a Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series Super Stock Championship was unlikely.…

Adam Murrihy bags Outlaws title for the Territory

Adam Murrihy’s Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series began with a first round exit in Round 4 of the Series at Warwick Dragway in November. It ended with the 2015/2016 Supercharged Outlaws Championship at AIR in April.…

Formidable Forbes dual Champion and John Storm winner

The 2015/2016 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series was a historic season for Matt Forbes.…

Kylie Tanner stands tall as Super Street Champion

Kylie Tanner didn’t manage an event win during the 2015/2016 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series but it didn’t matter.…

Craig Geddes way too good in 2015/2016

Craig Geddes had a phenomenal year winning all but one race in his six events contested during the 2015/2016 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series.…

Darryl Stephen Super Gas Champ in the face of adversity

Darryl Stephen started the 2015/2016 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series in Top Sportsman but switched back to Super Gas following an engine failure. It was a good thing he did……

Johnny’s nervous wait for number four

Already a three-time consecutive Super Sedan Champ, John Kapiris went into the ANDRA Championship Grand Final in Adelaide aiming to make Super Sedan history.…

Red Dog the Top Dog

Up until the 2014 Desert Nationals, Bryan Finn had mostly competed on Divisional Day licences regionally. In 2015/2016 he is the Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series Modified Bike Champion.…

Paul Pires is humble in Championship success

Paul Pires didn’t expect to become 2015/2016 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series Competition Bike Champion, but there he is, humble in success.…

Mikey Naylor following in his brother’s footsteps

Michael Naylor is the latest Summit Racing Equipment Junior Dragster Champion following his runner up to former Junior champ and brother Brayden Naylor at the ANDRA Championship Grand Final.…

Super Compact Championship sinking in for Matt Lisle

It was a weekend of mixed emotions for Matt Lisle at the ANDRA Championship Grand Final in Adelaide last weekend.…

Jason Stares doubles down at ANDRA Grand Final

This past weekend Jason Stares became the new Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series Top Sportsman Champion and winning the ANDRA Championship Grand Final.…

Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series Champs Crowned

The 10 round 2015/2016 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series has come to a close at Adelaide International Raceway with the coronation of 10 Champions across the 12 bracket Series.…

Championship Showdowns Set for ANDRA Grand Final

A big crowd packed the hills of Adelaide International Raceway as qualifying for the Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series set the line ups for the ANDRA Championship Grand Final on Sunday.…

Five-way fight for Top Sportsman Championship

A five way State of Origin battle for supremacy will ignite this weekend when the 2015/2016 ANDRA Championship Season comes to a close in the ANDRA Championship Grand Final at Adelaide International Raceway April 9-10.…

Murrihy’s maiden Supercharged search for Championship

Northern Territorian Adam Murrihy will aim to make history by winning his first ever Supercharged Outlaws National Championship at the ANDRA Championship Grand Final in Adelaide April 9-10.…

Modified title not out of sight for Baker

Leading into the ANDRA Championship Grand Final and Round 10 of the Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series at Adelaide Raceway, Modified racer Craig Baker says it’s “Game on!”…

Mikey Naylor in pursuit of seventh Naylor family trophy

Summit Racing Equipment Junior Dragster contender Mikey Naylor was the fourth Naylor family member to win an ANDRA Christmas Tree at Steel City Raceway in Whyalla two weeks ago. That victory brought the number of Christmas Trees in the family to up to a total of six.…

Modified Bike Champ coming back for one last ride

2015 Modified Bike Champion Ian Read will make a one event return to sport the number #1 on his bike for the first and last time at the ANDRA Championship Grand Final April 9-10 at Adelaide International Raceway.…

Norman wins for Whyalla at Steel City Raceway

Whyalla’s own Australian Super Stock Champion Steve Norman has won his third ANDRA Christmas Tree this season at Steel City Raceway. The win, in front of his family and friends at his home track, is the second in a row following the Australian Nationals.…

Whyalla ready to rumble on Sunday

Qualifying for the Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series presented by Whyalla City Council has been completed in hot and humid conditions at Steel City Raceway.…

Malcolm Price to make his return at home track Whyalla

Local Whyalla Modified Bike racer Malcolm Price has been missing in action of late but he returns to the Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series presented by Whyalla City Council this weekend at Steel City Raceway.…

Kylie Tanner set for Super Street Shootout in Whyalla

Australian Nationals Super Street runner up Kylie Tanner is primed and ready for the Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series presented by Whyalla City Council at Steel City Raceway March 12-13.…

Peter Datson still supercharged over Nationals win

Whyalla’s Peter Datson is still on cloud nine following his Australian Nationals win at Calder Park Raceway back in January with the Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series to visit his hometown in two weeks.…

Russo title challenge comes first for Bob Sherry

Fresh off a father-daughter double header win in Portland at the South Coast Raceway 10 year Anniversary, South Australia’s Bob Sherry is aiming to translate that success into more glory at Steel City Raceway in Whyalla March 12-13.…

Steve Norman welcomes Summit Sportsman Series to hometown

ANDRA Super Stock Champion Steve Norman will finally get to sleep in his own bed when the Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series presented by Whyalla City Council visits Whyalla March 12-13.…

Whyalla City Council backs Sportsman Series

ANDRA is excited to announce the Whyalla City Council has taken on presentation rights for the March 12-13 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series event at Steel City Raceway.…

Outlaws Nationals runner up Murray Edgar blows his top

Supercharged Outlaws racer Murray Edgar literally blew his top on the way home from the Australian Nationals at Calder Park when his trailer lost the roof somewhere on the return journey.…

Sportsman winners are grinners at Australian Nationals

The Australian Nationals returned to Calder Park for the first time since 2001 as Sportsman racers lifted their game to produce plenty of drama, first time winners and some outstanding performances.…

Kuiper the king of Nationals Summit Sportsman qualifying

Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series qualifying at the Australian Nationals has been completed at Calder Park Raceway.…

Five first time Summit winners at sensational South Coast

The action came thick and fast at South Coast Raceway for Round 7 of the Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series.…

Sunny South Coast Raceway Shines Again

South Coast Raceway is a favourite among Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series racers around the country and it lived up to its reputation as a first class eighth-mile drag strip during qualifying under sunny, blue skies.…

Super Stock Champion in a race against the clock

Former Super Stock Champion Darren Parker is in a race against time to get his engine ready for a long awaited Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series return at the Australian Nationals January 23-24 at Calder Park Raceway.…

US Marine Jason Rich to race at Portland and Calder

Accomplished American Sportsman racer Jason Rich invades Australia this week to take on the best Aussie Modified drivers in the Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series.…

Harry Harris eyeing fourth Super Street win in a row

There’s a battle looming as the Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series returns fro the second time this week at South Coast Raceway in Portland.…

Jason climbing the Stares to Championship glory

December was a good month for Jason Stares in the Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series.…

Dave Yanko swaps four wheels for two

David Yanko, 2015 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series runner up in Super Sedan, will lose two wheels at the next National Championship event in his hometown Portland on January 16-17.…

Daniel Camilleri set new DD/GA record at Calder

Fittingly at the Rowe Memorial Super Stock Classic held at Calder Park Sunday December 27, 2015, Super Stock racer Daniel Camilleri set a new quarter mile DD/GA elapsed time record.…

Parente powers Pro Stock Camaro to Portland

Fans at South Coast Raceway in Portland, Victoria will be treated to a little Group One action when the Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series returns January 16-17 for Round 7 of the Championship.…

Heintz wins Rowe Memorial, Geddes 3 from 4, Forbes does it again

Les Heintz has put his name on the Rowe Memorial Super Stock trophy once again with victory on Sunday in Round 6 of the Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series at Calder Park Raceway.…

Craig Russo eyes Competition Eliminator success

When the sounds of Jingle Bells have subsided and the turkey and stuffing has been eaten, the roar of engines and the scent of BBQ will fill the air at Calder Park Raceway with the return of the Rowe Memorial Super Stock Classic.…

Nichele Racing put Matt Forbes in Top Sportsman hot seat

Nichele Racing and Matt Forbes have announced via Facebook they will team up at the Australian Nationals at Calder Park January 23-24, 2016.…

Adam Murrihy living the dream

Northern Territory’s Adam Murrihy is living the dream right now travelling the country with his family and chasing Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series glory on the drag strip.…