ROD HARVEY SET TO DEBUT NEW CAR AHEAD OF INTERNATIONAL CHALLENGE

Rod Harvey will officially debut his new Rick Jones-built Toyota Camry race car at the upcoming Brisbane Jamboree at Willowbank Raceway. The local debut will come ahead of a trip to the United States, where Harvey will race at two prestigious events at Orlando Speed World – the World Sports Compact Challenge (October 26-28) and […]

SANTO RAPISARDA POISED TO QUIT RACING IN AUSTRALIA.

Legendary team owner Santo Rapisarda has threatened to abandon racing Top Fuel in Australia unless the two major race tracks, Sydney Dragway and Willowbank Raceway introduce 1000 foot racing for the 2017-18 IHRA season that commences at Sydney Dragway in November. The impact of RAI quitting the sport would have major consequences for the premier […]

Sydney Beckons For Team Bray Racing

Following the competitive debut of the new-look Gulf Western Oil Team Bray outfit at Willowbank Raceway, Victor and Ben Bray are now hustling to get ready to head to Sydney Dragway for next weekend’s Santo’s Summer Thunder event (21 January). The Gulf Western Oil-supported team first hit the track on Wednesday, January 4 for the […]

NEWBY SEARCHING FOR BREAKOUT WIN AT WILLOWBANK RACEWAY

Rapisarda Autosport International star, Wayne Newby, will be chasing his first win at Willowbank Raceway in Top Fuel at the New Year Thunder meeting on Saturday January 7. Since making his debut in late 2014 Sydney based Newby has finished runner-up at the Willowbank Winternationals twice. In 2015, he lost to team-mate and NHRA star […]

GULF WESTERN OIL SIGNS WITH TEAM BRAY RACING

Leading lubricants company Gulf Western Oil has thrown its support behind Team Bray Racing, signing on as a full naming rights sponsor of a five-car campaign for the next three years. Gulf Western Oil is the largest Australian-owned manufacturer of lubricants in Australia with OEM approved formulations and is ISO 9001 quality endorsed. It has […]

DIXON TO RACE FOR RAPISARDA AUTOSPORT INTERNATIONAL AT MAPLE GROVE

THREE-TIME NHRA champion Larry Dixon will be reunited with Rapisarda Autosport International at the 32nd annual Dodge NHRA Nationals at Maple Grove Raceway, Minnesota this weekend. Dixon replaces usual pilot Wayne Newby who has raced at the last three rounds for RAI and has returned to his hometown Sydney for business reasons. Dixon last raced […]

CAIRNS-BOUND O’ROURKE TO CREATE THUNDER IN THE TROPICS

Pro racer Grant O’Rourke will return to the drag strip to be a special guest at Springmount Raceway’s Thunder in the Tropics event this weekend (October 1). O’Rourke will take part in the much-anticipated Pro Slammer match race to be held at the event – the last major competitive event for the venue for the […]

O’ROURKE GOES SKY HIGH AHEAD OF NITRO UP NORTH

This Friday and Saturday (8 and 9 July), Hidden Valley Raceway will explode with ANDRA National Championship Drag Racing for the professionals and Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman categories, and Top Doorslammer racer Grant O’Rourke is already getting into the ‘swing’ of things.  This afternoon, his O’Rourke Motorsport Top Doorslammer was hoisted sky high by two […]

O’ROURKE LOCKS AWAY 3RD IN INAUGURAL 400 THUNDER PRO SLAMMER TITLE

Grant O’Rourke has locked away third in the first 400 Thunder Pro Slammer Championship with a semi-final appearance at the 2016 City of Ipswich Winternationals, held at Willowbank Raceway (Queensland) at the weekend. O’Rourke and his O’Rourke Motorsport Pro Slammer qualified second fastest in the 16 car field with a 5.848s/249.95mph pass, and also picked […]

RAPISARDA AUTOSPORT INTERNATIONAL SWEEP WINTERNATIONALS AND 400 THUNDER SERIES.

Rapisarda Autosport International star Damien Harris and gun tuner Santo Rapisarda Jr have created Top Fuel history taking out the inaugural 400 Thunder Top Fuel title when his only rival, team-mate Wayne Newby, lost to the American combo of Larry Dixon and Lee Beard in the final of the 49th annual Willowbank Winternationals. “We wanted […]