Important Notice

New Ticketing procedure for CMC Rocks QLD 2017 LIFE PASS HOLDERS:

 

All ticketing this year will be in the form of a PDF ticket which will be exchanged for a wristband on arrival at the venue.

You will need to go to the main box office located at the front of the venue and proceed to the Promoter Guest window.

You will be required to show your ID and life pass which must match up with the name on the life pass list.

You will then be given a PDF ticket and will be able to proceed to the entry gates of the venue to receive your wristband.

Willowbank News and Media

GULF WESTERN OIL WELCOMED AS NEW WINTERNATS NAMING SPONSOR

Article Date: 6 Mar 17

As Willowbank Raceway prepares to celebrate the 50th running of the Winternationals (June 8-11, 2017), its management is pleased to announce the signing of Gulf Western Oil as the marquee event’s new naming rights sponsor.

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IMPORTANT TRACK REGULATION UPDATE

Article Date: 22 Feb 17

As of February, 1st 2017 new Laws have been introduced by the QLD State government which enforces that any person/persons operating a Quad Bike, ATV, UTV or equivalent will be required to wear an approved motorcycle helmet

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WILLOWBANK RACEWAY WOULD LIKE TO ISSUE THE FOLLOWING STATEMENT:

Article Date: 14 Feb 17

An incident occurred on Friday night during the running of the inaugural Friday Night Lights event where a competitor struck a raceway official.

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IHRA IMPLEMENT NEW SAFETY STANDARDS EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY

Article Date: 13 Feb 17

IHRA as a recognised leader in safety standards has been working to improve safety standards within Australia.

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AFTER SUCCESSFUL START TO 2017 FOR TEAM BRAY, SYDNEY BECKONS

Article Date: 16 Jan 17

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).

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TOP FUEL RETURNS TO WILLOWBANK RACEWAY

Article Date: 5 Jan 17

This Saturday, January 7th, will see the awesome Top Fuel Dragsters return to Willowbank Raceway with the world class Rapisarda Autosports team spearheading the assault.

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GRUDGE KINGS CANCELLED

Article Date: 10 Oct 16

Grudge Kings promoter, Po Tung, has made the decision to cancel the Grudge Kings event on October 15th.

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LARSON CONFIRMS SECOND CAR FOR AUSSIE ASSAULT

Article Date: 7 Oct 16

Willowbank Raceway today announced that the headline act for their upcoming Outlaw Armageddon event, US Drag Week Veteran Larry Larson, will now be racing both of his iconic Chevy street cars.

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AMERICAN DRAG WEEK LEGEND FIXES SIGHTS ON WILLOWBANK RACEWAY

Article Date: 6 Oct 16

Named by Hot Rod Magazine as the ‘King of Drag Week’, Larson is the world authority on the planet’s fastest street cars and thanks to Willowbank Raceway he’ll be heading to Australia with his world-famous Chevy Nova to race at Outlaw Armageddon over the New Year’s period.

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16 YEAR OLD READY TO BRING HIS A-GAME TO EIGHTH MILE FINALE

Article Date: 21 Sep 16

Nerang’s Christopher Schaper is leading the Diamond T Products Junior Dragster point standings as Willowbank Raceway prepares to host the final round of the 2016 JP Racing Eighth Mile Drag Racing Series this Saturday September 24.

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ARMY VET LEADS SUPER STREET STANDINGS TO FINAL STAND

Article Date: 19 Sep 16

Ex-army serviceman Josh Pile is leading the point standings of the 2016 JP Racing Eighth Mile Drag Racing Series Super Street category with just one round left to run.

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RACERS BATTLE IT OUT AT THE 6TH ROUND OF QDRC

Article Date: 19 Sep 16

It was a beautiful day for the sixth round of the Queensland Drag Racing Championship on Saturday at Willowbank Raceway. Playing host to 200 entrants, it was an action packed day full of competitive head to head racing.

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QUEENSLAND DRAG RACING CHAMPIONSHIP DRIVES LOCAL RACERS TO WILLOWBANK

Article Date: 16 Sep 16

Willowbank Raceway is known around the country as one of Australia’s finest drag racing venues, home to one of the world’s largest Drag Racing meets the Winternationals. However, the track is passionately committed to serving grassroots Australian Drag Racing, and nowhere is this more evident than through their annual Queensland Drag Racing Championship Series.

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400 Thunder Calendar Shifts into High Gear

Article Date: 7 Sep 16

As the 400 Thunder Professional Drag Racing Series moves closer to the season opener in Cairns, the Series has announced the re-branding of all events that fall under the 400 Thunder Banner.

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WILLOWBANK PREPARES FOR A RETRO REVIVAL!

Article Date: 12 Aug 16

Willowbank Raceway will come alive this Sunday 14th August, 2016 as classic and chrome-bumpered drag cars of an era gone by fill out Queensland’s premier Drag Racing venue for an action-packed day at The Cruzin' Magazine Nostalgia Drags and Hot Rod Reunion.

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DRAG RACING LEGEND GRAEME COWIN NAMED GRAND MARSHALL

Article Date: 11 Aug 16

In recognition of a lifetime of commitment to drag racing, Willowbank Raceway has announced Graeme Cowin as the Grand Marshall of the 2016 Cruzin Magazine Nostaglia Drags and Hot Rod Reunion.

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ROMA LOCAL GUNNING FOR MODIFIED SUCCESS AT EIGHTH MILE SERIES

Article Date: 3 Aug 16

When the JP Racing Eighth Mile Drag Racing Series heads to Ironbark Raceway this weekend (Saturday 6 August) for its third round of the year, 33 year old local Auto Electrician Paul Winkel will be part of a field of local racers looking for success.

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AEROFLOW NITRO HOT RODS TO RACE NOSTALGIA DRAGS

Article Date: 2 Aug 16

Queensland race fans will get a taste of nitro with the confirmation the Aeroflow Nitro Hot rods of Wendy and Graeme Cowin will be debuting at Willowbank Raceways Cruzin Magazine Nostalgia Drags & Hot Rod Reunion, August 14.

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WILLOWBANK RACEWAY GEARS UP FOR MOPAR MADNESS!

Article Date: 29 Jul 16

If you needed any proof that Mopar Sunday, one of the most legendary motorsport events to ever be run at Willowbank Raceway, is a family-friendly event then just ask Event Promoter Sam Tatton where it all started and he’ll tell you that family and community is at the very core of the all-Chrysler celebration.

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WILLOWBANK LOOKING FORWARD TO THE PAST

Article Date: 27 Jul 16

The second round of The Cruzin' Magazine Nostalgia Drags and Hot Rod Reunion will see hundreds of Hot Rodders from around the country blow the dust out of their cars and set a course for Willowbank Raceway on 14th August, 2016 where they'll be in for a celebration of the quickest and fastest cars of yesteryear.

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IHRA Outlines Australian Expansion

Article Date: 22 Jul 16

Following the conclusion of the inaugural 400 Thunder Drag Racing Season, the International Hot Rod Association (IHRA) is set to increase its commitment to Australian drag racing, with a goal to move the sport to greater heights.

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LUCAS OIL’S GARY PHILLIPS WRAPS UP 19TH AUSTRALIAN CHAMPIONSHIP WHILE BREAKING THE 270MPH BARRIER

Article Date: 29 Jun 16

Gary Phillips has claimed his 19th Australian Championship in his Lucas Oils Alcohol Funny Car en-route to his 13th Winternationals win, in front of a huge crowd last weekend at Willowbank Raceway.

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WORLD-CLASS CITY OF IPSWICH WINTERNATIONALS

Article Date: 28 Jun 16

As Willowbank Raceway staff and officials begin preparations for the historic 50th running of the Winternationals in 2017, a review of performances at the 2016 City of Ipswich-sponsored event shows that it enhanced its long-established reputation as a world-class drag race.

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RECORD-SMASHING CITY OF IPSWICH WINTERNATIONALS

Article Date: 25 Jun 16

From whichever way you looked at it, the 49th running of the Winternationals at Willowbank Raceway, generously supported by the City of Ipswich in 2016, was a record-smashing event that solidified the Winters as the premier Championship Drag Racing event on the Australian Motorsport calendar.

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CANNULI DEMOLISHES AUSTRALIAN PRO ALCOHOL RECORD

Article Date: 16 Jun 16

Under the lights of Willowbank Raceway on the evening of Friday 10th June, 2016, John Cannuli and his Crossroads Racing team prepared for their first Qualifying Round at the 2016 City of Ipswich Winternationals.

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2016 WINTERNATIONALS CROWNS A FIELD OF NEW AUSTRALIAN CHAMPIONS

Article Date: 12 Jun 16

For the final day of racing for the 2016 City of Ipswich Winternationals, Australian drag racing fans threw their support behind the field of 406 entrants and got themselves trackside to see some of the best racing action Australia can muster.

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RECORD-SETTING, MEMORY-MAKING RACING IN THE WINTERNATIONALS PRO CLASS

Article Date: 12 Jun 16

If fans thought that the days leading up to the fourth and final day of the 2016 City of Ipswich Winternationals had been the stuff that memories were made of, then nothing could have prepared them for the wild racing action that marked the finals competition of the 49th running of Australia’s most prestigious Drag Racing event.

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SADLER LIVING A WINTERNATIONALS DREAM

Article Date: 11 Jun 16

For 49 years the Winternationals has been the jewel in the crown of Australian Drag Racing; the pinnacle of the racing season, and a melting pot of the most talented racers the country has to offer.

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HUGE CROWD FOR DAY 3 OF THE WINTERS

Article Date: 11 Jun 16

Saturday 11th June, 2016 marked the third day of the 2016 City of Ipswich Winternationals, and while a little morning cloud cover over the track kept track temperatures down for the first half of the day, nothing could cool down the racing with a bumper field of 406 entrants enjoying yet another day of memory-making, record-tumbling racing at Willowbank Raceway.

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TOP FUEL BRINGS THE SPECTACLE TO SATURDAY QUALIFYING

Article Date: 11 Jun 16

With a grandstand packed to the brim with Australian Drag Racing fanatics, fans were treated to history in the making as they bore witness to the quickest ever side-by-side Top Fueler pass during only the second Qualifying Session for the Fuelers.

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Ipswich is Gearing Up to Welcome Winternationals Fans

Article Date: 10 Jun 16

Ipswich is gearing up to welcome Australia’s most passionate drag racing fans for the City of Ipswich Winternationals. Each year, disciples of the quarter mile make their annual pilgrimage to Ipswich for the ‘Winternats’ - the biggest drag racing meet outside of North America.

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PRO CLASS QUALIFYING LIGHTS UP THE WINTERS!

Article Date: 10 Jun 16

For 49 years, the Winternationals has been a staple of the Australian Drag Racing calendar. Starting it’s life at the historic Surfer’s Paradise Drag Strip, the event moved to Willowbank Raceway 29 years ago and has grown in to the flagship event of Willowbank Raceway; a claim solidified by record-breaking crowd attendance figures and a burgeoning field of over 400 entrants, making it the single biggest Drag Racing event anywhere in the world outside of North America.

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400 THUNDER STORMS THE WINTERNATIONALS!

Article Date: 9 Jun 16

One of Australia’s newest and most exciting Drag Racing Series, 400 Thunder, has the 2016 City of Ipswich Winternationals fixed firmly in their sights for an all-out assault on one of Australia’s most iconic race tracks, and the biggest Drag Racing event on the national calendar!

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DEBUT SPORTSMAN SHOOTOUT EVENT A RAGING SUCCESS

Article Date: 9 Jun 16

As an innovative way to help Sportsman entrants get extra track time as well as a second chance at Winternationals stardom, Willowbank and Australia’s most-exciting new racing series, 400 Thunder, debuted a new sub-event on the Thursday afternoon of the 2016 City of Ipswich Winternationals – the 400 Thunder Sportsman Shootout.

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JUNIOR DRAGSTERS: THE FUTURE OF AUSTRALIAN DRAG RACING

Article Date: 8 Jun 16

Since its inception in 1992, the Junior Dragster field in Australia has been the breeding ground for some of Australian Drag Racing's finest talent including the likes of Ben Bray, who started his multiple National Championship-winning career behind the wheel of a Junior Dragster.

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LIVE STREAM AGREEMENT TAKES WINTERS TO THE WORLD STAGE

Article Date: 7 Jun 16

Australia’s premier Championship Drag Racing event, The 2016 City of Ipswich Winternationals, will this year reach larger audiences than ever before thanks to a live-streaming partnership with 400 Thunder.

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BIGGEST PRIZE POOL EVER FOR PRO SLAMMER IN AUSTRALIA

Article Date: 3 Jun 16

The 2016 City of Ipswich Winternationals will see one of the largest and most-talented fields of Pro Slammers take to the Willowbank strip, and with a new Australian Championship on the line fans are guaranteed some of the most exciting racing the bracket has seen all year!

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SPORTSMAN SHOOTOUT: ONE EXCITING SHOT AT GLORY!

Article Date: 31 May 16

Committed to bringing racers the most dynamic and exciting racing experience, as well as finding new ways to give Sportsman entrants more time on the track, Willowbank Raceway and the 400 Thunder team will debut a new shootout-style sub-event on Thursday 9th June at this year's City of Ipswich Winternationals.

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LARRY DIXON EYES OWN AUSTRALIAN RECORD AT 2016 CITY OF IPSWICH WINTERNATIONALS

Article Date: 26 May 16

In its 49th year bringing eager racers from all around Australia and New Zealand to Queensland's Willowbank Raceway, the City of Ipswich Winternationals has every right to regard itself as the jewel in the crown of Australian drag racing, and one of the pinnacle events on the Australian motorsport calendar.

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CITY OF IPSWICH REVVED UP FOR WINTERNATIONALS

Article Date: 26 May 16

IPSWICH City Council has taken another important step in its plan to revitalise the Ipswich Motorsport Precinct, signing on as naming rights sponsor for the 2016 Winternationals.

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FUEL, FIRE AND FANS IGNITE WILLOWBANK AEROFLOW SHOW

Article Date: 1 May 16

The Aeroflow Outlaw Nitro Funny Car teams put on a massive show for the huge crowd at Queensland's Willowbank Raceway and the event left the spectators on the edge of their seats until the very end of the night!

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WILLOWBANK ALL SET FOR MASSIVE AEROFLOW OUTLAW NITRO FUNNY CAR SHOW

Article Date: 29 Apr 16

The Aeroflow Outlaw Nitro Funny Car show has rolled into Queensland and whilst the teams are set to take on not only each other this weekend, they are chomping at the bit to let the 4000hp flame throwing beasts loose on the superb Willowbank Raceway track surface.

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NITRO, BURNOUTS AND FREESTYLE MOTOCROSS SET TO ROCK WILLOWBANK RACEWAY

Article Date: 20 Apr 16

The coolest show in all of drag racing will once again be at Willowbank Raceway on the 30th of April. Featuring a massive field of 14 nitro cars as well as Nitro Sheriff and the Rocket Ship – wheelstanding funny cars that race the full track on their back wheels!

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2016 QUEENSLAND AUTOSPECTACULAR ROLLS INTO WILLOWBANK

Article Date: 13 Apr 16

Queenslands largest combined Auto Show and Swap Meet, the Queensland Autospectacular, is on this Sunday April 17th at Willowbank Raceway.

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GREAT DAY IN THE PARK FOR THE 50th ANNIVERSARY OF THE OPENING OF SURFERS RACEWAY

Article Date: 12 Apr 16

The 50th anniversary for Surfers Raceway and the US Dragfest turned into a nostalgic talkfest as hundreds attended celebrations on April 10 at the site formerly occupied by the Gold Coast race track.

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Seven records set at 400 Thunder Sportsman

Article Date: 5 Apr 16

Racers set seven Willowbank track records during the 400 Thunder Sportsman Series on April 2.

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Zelow, Newby, Matheson and Tremayne claim gold at the Santos Super 3!

Article Date: 25 Mar 16

The first night of the 400 Thunder Santo’s Super 3 Extreme has been run and won. The large crowd was treated to some awesome racing from the 4 Pro classes, along with the supporting brackets.

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6.3 Seconds Not Good Enough!!

Article Date: 18 Mar 16

The upcoming BlackAdda Top Bike double round of the Santos Super 3 Extreme 400 Thunder Series is expected to deliver!

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US RACING STAR CORY MAC IS BACK FOR EASTER CHALLENGE

Article Date: 16 Mar 16

American drag racing star Cory McClenathan will be looking to make it three Aussie victories in a row this Easter, when he takes on the Santo’s Super 3 Extreme Drag Race Event, presented by Uplift Cranes and Titan Cranes (25 and 26 March).

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BlackAdda Sponsors Easter Top Bike Championship

Article Date: 4 Mar 16

BlackAdda have teamed up with IHRA 400 Thunder Series & Willowbank Raceway to sponsor the Top Bike category at the Santo’s Super 3 Extreme event, to be held over the Easter weekend on 25th & 26th March 2016.

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Santo's Super 3 Extreme Drag Race presented by Uplift Cranes and Titan Cranes Thunders into Willowbank over Easter

Article Date: 3 Mar 16

Top Fuel fires into action over Easter as the 400 Thunder National Drag Racing Series hits Willowbank Raceway over two days, Good Friday the 25th and Saturday the 26th of March.

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Willowbank Raceway CEO Tony Manson Announces Resignation

Article Date: 19 Feb 16

Willowbank Raceway CEO Tony Manson has announced that he is stepping down from the role to be closer to family – his decision effective immediately.

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2015 CHAMP BACK TO DEFEND HIS EIGHTH MILE SERIES TITLE

Article Date: 17 Feb 16

When the JP Racing Eighth Mile Drag Racing Series kicks off at Warwick Dragway on Saturday February 20, reigning champion Paul Doeblien will be looking to start his campaign for back-to-back titles in the best possible way.

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50th anniversary of Surfers Paradise International Raceway

Article Date: 17 Feb 16

Drag racers will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the opening of Surfers Paradise International Raceway on April 10 at the site formerly occupied by the Gold Coast race track.

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The International Hot Rod Association Names Mike Dunn As President

Article Date: 9 Feb 16

One of the legendary names in drag racing to help lead the organization’s new strategic vision.

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RACING SEASON TO OPEN AT WILLOWBANK RACEWAY THIS SATURDAY

Article Date: 28 Jan 16

The 2016 competitive season at Willowbank Raceway will officially kick off this Saturday (30 January) with the first round of the popular Street Series. As the entry level competition for aspiring drag racing champions, the Street Series provides an accessible and affordable option for car and motorcycle racers who wish to prove their mettle on the race track.

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NEW NOSTALGIA SERIES TO LIGHT UP WILLOWBANK RACEWAY, SYDNEY DRAGWAY

Article Date: 22 Jan 16

A new nostalgia drag racing series will come to Willowbank Raceway and Sydney Dragway in 2016, with the three-round Cruzin’ Magazine Nostalgia Drags and Hot Rod Reunion announced today. The series, sponsored by Cruzin’ Magazine, will significantly expand on the nostalgia racing activities currently enjoyed at what are two of Australia’s premier drag racing venues.

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400 Thunder launches new Pro Radial Sportsman bracket

Article Date: 19 Jan 16

400 Thunder’s Sportsman Series will be bolstered by the introduction of a new bracket, Pro Radial. Pro Radial is set to be one of the most diverse but hotly contested classes and open to a variety of engine configurations, with allowances for four, six and eight cylinder blocks, blowers, turbochargers and nitrous oxide – all running on convention radial tyres.

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Maurice Allen appointed Australian Professional Drag Racing CEO

Article Date: 18 Dec 15

Australian Professional Drag Racing (APDR) has taken the next major step in its growth with the appointment of Maurice Allen as CEO.

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WILLOWBANK RACEWAY RELEASES ACTION-PACKED 2016 CALENDAR

Article Date: 10 Dec 15

Willowbank Raceway are pleased to announce a bursting 2016 calendar for Queensland’s premier drag racing facility, highlighted by the ‘jewel in the crown’ of Australian drag racing – the Winternationals. Tickets are already on sale for what is the largest championship drag racing event held outside of the US.

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LEX SWAYN RETIRES AFTER 32 YEARS WITH WILLOWBANK RACEWAY

Article Date: 8 Dec 15

Long-time board member Lex Swayn has this week stepped down from Willowbank Raceway’s board of management after more than 30 years of service to the track and its community.

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400 THUNDER UNVEILS CONTEMPORARY CHRISTMAS TREE TROPHY

Article Date: 3 Dec 15

The co-designer of the iconic Christmas Tree trophy, John ‘Stomper’ Winterburn has given the thumbs up to an updated version to be presented at this weekend’s 400 Thunder event, the Home Group WA Nitro Slam.

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400 Thunder launches Sportsman Series

Article Date: 27 Nov 15

400 Thunder will run a six round Sportsman Championship Series, with two rounds allocated in the current season at each of Australia’s premier drag racing venues: Perth Motorplex, Sydney Dragway and Willowbank Raceway.

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CHAMPIONS FOUND AT WILLOWBANK RACEWAY AS QDRC ENJOYS SCORCHING CONCLUSION

Article Date: 22 Nov 15

Eight Queensland Drag Racing Champions have been found amid scorching Saturday temperatures at Willowbank Raceway, following a frenetic day of eliminations-style racing for the final round of the QDRC for 2015.

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Willowbank Raceway shifts to full IHRA sanctioning from 1 December

Article Date: 21 Nov 15

The home of the largest championship drag racing event held outside of North America – Willowbank Raceway – will move all of its activities to International Hot Rod Association (IHRA) sanctioning from 1 December 2015.

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IHRA: KEY INFORMATION

Article Date: 21 Nov 15

Please read on for key information from the IHRA, following the announcement that Willowbank Raceway will run all events from 1 December 2015 under IHRA sanction.

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400 Thunder era brings re-fuelled bracket names

Article Date: 19 Nov 15

400 Thunder has confirmed a fitting rebrand of four of the six leading drag racing brackets, creating a consistent naming structure that mirrors the professional nature of the exciting new series.

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SIBLINGS SEEKING TWIN-CHAMPIONSHIPS IN MUM’S HONOUR THIS WEEKEND

Article Date: 17 Nov 15

When the final round of the QDRC hits the track at Willowbank Raceway this Saturday (21 November), siblings Kellie Kidd and Tony Bellert will be looking to secure twin-championships for their family, and in the memory of their late mother Bronwyn Bellert.

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WILLOWBANK RACEWAY TO HOST EIGHTH MILE SERIES IN 2016

Article Date: 14 Nov 15

With the JP Racing Eighth Mile Drag Racing Series confirming its 2016 calendar, Willowbank Raceway is set to once again host the popular grassroots drag racing venture following a record-breaking year.

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400 Thunder moves to globally recognised IHRA sanctioning

Article Date: 13 Nov 15

Australia’s new professional drag racing series, 400 Thunder will be sanctioned by the globally recognised International Hot Rod Association (IHRA) for future events, starting with next month’s Home Group WA Nitro Slam at Perth Motorplex.

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VALE NELMA REED

Article Date: 13 Nov 15

Reed Family Racing matriarch Nelma Reed has been remembered for her great contributions to drag racing, in particular her pioneering efforts to forge a pathway for women in what was once a male-dominated sport.

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FUCHS WINTERNATIONALS WINS TOURISM AWARD

Article Date: 8 Nov 15

The 2015 Fuchs Winternationals has been awarded the Ipswich Turf Club Tourism/Event of the Year Award at the Ipswich Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s Business Awards at the weekend. It was the third time the event had been listed as a finalist (2013, 2014 and 2015) and the second time it was awarded as the winner (2014, 2015).

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WILLOWBANK RACEWAY RELEASES LIFE PASSES IN CELEBRATION OF 30 YEARS

Article Date: 6 Nov 15

In celebration of our 30th anniversary, Willowbank Raceway is excited to announce the release of 30 limited edition life passes.

A hotly coveted commodity, life passes are released only on very rare and special occasions, with just 200 currently in circulation. Admitting two people to all Willowbank Raceway events for life, plus VIP parking, the Willowbank Raceway 30th anniversary life passes will go quickly at just $5,000 plus GST.

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Epicentre.tv to stream 400 Thunder Series

Article Date: 6 Nov 15

Following the recent announcement of a comprehensive FOX Sports TV deal, 400 Thunder’s coverage will be bolstered by a free live streaming package by Epicentre.tv.

Epicentre will bring all the 400 Thunder action from all 10 events, starting with this weekend’s East Coast Nationals at Sydney Dragway.

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MOPAR MUSCLE READY TO RUMBLE AT WILLOWBANK THIS SUNDAY

Article Date: 3 Nov 15

Greg Emberley and his striking 66 Dodge Coronet will be one of an estimated 120 racers and their Mopar machines taking to the track this weekend for a day of Mopar Madness which is set to include on-track action, the Surf City Garage Show and Shine, a Chrysler Cruise, Mopar Marketplace and Swap Meet, dyno shootouts, displays, trade stands and more. Also on show will be local Top Fuel star Steve ‘The Pom’ Read, who will perform several passes in his 8000 horsepower Top Fuel dragster.

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STREET SEDAN AND STREET BIKE CHAMPIONS CROWNED FOR 2015

Article Date: 1 Nov 15

The final round of the Street Sedan and Street Bike title at Willowbank Raceway this weekend has seen Josh Fletcher claim an incredible sixth Street Sedan championship, while Denis Ryan has taken his first in the Street Bike class. Making Fletcher’s win even more memorable is the fact that it is his third consecutive Street Series title. For ‘postie’ Ryan it was his second Street Series title victory.

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INAUGURAL 400 THUNDER ROUND DRAWS BUMPER PRO FIELDS

Article Date: 30 Oct 15

Australia’s new professional drag racing series, 400 Thunder has attracted bumper fields to its inaugural round, the East Coast Nationals, which will be held at Sydney Dragway on 7-8 November.

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SUSANNE FLETCHER: ‘MASTERMIND’ AND LADY LUCK INSTRUMENTAL IN POWDER PUFF VICTORY

Article Date: 22 Oct 15

Susanne Fletcher has taken out the 2015 Powder Puff Street Series title for the Powder Puff bracket. A joyous Fletcher reported that lady luck played a big part in the evening’s result, alongside good racing and the influence of her son – five-time Street Sedan champion Josh Fletcher. Fletcher was joined in the hunt for the Powder Puff title by Belinda Brockhurst, Jody Wentworth, Natalie Stowers, Rhonda Larfield, Tammy Goldthorpe, Jennie Young and Nicole Doeblien.

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THUMBS UP FOR MCHAPPY DAY

Article Date: 17 Oct 15

Saturday the 17th of October saw Willowbank Raceway and Dazza’s Steel Fabrication Racing take part in the Springfield Lakes McDonald’s McHappy Day celebrations. The team’s Junior Dragster racer Corey Fry was on-site with his Dazza’s Steel Fabrication and Hi-Tech Oil supported Junior Dragster machine, his dad – professional Top Alcohol racer Darren Fry, and even the Ipswich Mayor Paul Pisasale, who was treated to a fire-up demonstration by Corey in the dragster.

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400 Thunder Series unveiled as future of Australian Drag Racing

Article Date: 16 Oct 15

A new era of drag racing has begun with the unveiling of the new 400 Thunder Australian Professional Drag Racing Series in Sydney. Following the recent announcement of a new professional series, the exciting new 400 Thunder branding was revealed, along with it a revolutionary FOX Sports TV package, and a prize pool of almost $750,000. 400 Thunder spokesperson Tony Wedlock said it is a milestone day for Australian drag racing, and the new branding reflects the sensory experience of the sport.

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JUNIOR DRAGSTER AND WILLOWBANK RACEWAY FRONT UP FOR MCHAPPY DAY

Article Date: 15 Oct 15

This Saturday Willowbank Raceway and Dazza’s Steel Fabrication Racing will be on-hand at McDonald’s Springfield Lakes to celebrate McHappy Day. Eight-year old Corey Fry will be bringing along his Junior Dragster to what is his local McDonald’s as part of the restaurant’s McHappy Day festivities. This year McHappy Day is aiming to raise a record breaking $3.4 million for Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC).

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BROTHERLY LOVE HELPS JETT WILLSHIRE TO MAIDEN EVENT WIN AT QDRC

Article Date: 10 Oct 15

The Willshire family is all smiles tonight (Saturday 10 October) following the penultimate round of the 2015 Queensland Drag Racing Championships held at Willowbank Raceway. Joining Jett in accepting winners’ trophies this evening were Paul Pires, Kellie Kidd, Josh Fletcher, Sam Kiprios, Kerry Boyde, David Morris and Andrew Stathis.

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SUPER STREET LEADER TSCHUTURA READYING FOR PENULTIMATE ROUND OF 2015 QDRC

Article Date: 7 Oct 15

Willowbank Raceway will this Saturday (10 October) host the second to last round of the 2015 Queensland Drag Racing Championships (QDRC), with more than 100 local racers set to be battling it out for victory as the title chase speeds towards its conclusion. One of those racers is Neil Tschutura of Wivenhoe Pocket, who is currently leading the points in the Prime Signs/Speed Elec Super Street bracket.

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LUPPINO DELIVERS AUSTRALIAN RECORD AT PRO STREET SHOOTOUT

Article Date: 4 Oct 15

Domenic Luppino has officially become Australia’s fastest radial racer during Saturday’s APSA Pro Street Shootout event at Willowbank Raceway. Luppino was one of more than 100 racers taking to the track, with Scott Cortina, Andrew Searle, Blair Pennington, Peter Alexander,Tim Hocroft, Marc Leake, Tony Webb, Craig Hewitt and Neil Murphy celebrating alongside him after taking victory in their brackets.

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DOM LUPPINO TO CHASE AUST RECORD THIS SATURDAY AT APSA PRO STREET SHOOTOUT

Article Date: 1 Oct 15

When the APSA Pro Street Shootout hits Willowbank Raceway this Saturaday (3 OctobeR), one to watch will be Outlaw Radial racer Domenic Luppino of Victoria, who will be chasing the Australian Record for the Outlaw Radial class to claim the crown of Australia’s fastest radial car.

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PRO STREET RIVALRIES SET TO EXPLODE AT WILLOWBANK THIS SATURDAY

Article Date: 30 Sep 15

The APSA Pro Street Shootout will hit Willowbank Raceway this Saturday (3 October), and is sset to settle the score in some intense on-track rivalries. In addition to a special buy-in competition, a range of racers will be putting up cash to settle rivalries both new and old. One pairing in particular set to have the Pro Street fans on edge are Scott Cortina and Frank Marchese.

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WILLOWBANK RACEWAY CELEBRATES 30 YEARS OF HISTORY

Article Date: 24 Sep 15

Queensland’s premier drag racing facility, Willowbank Raceway, will celebrate a historic milestone on September 28, with three decades having passed since its first race meeting.

That first event, on the weekend of September 28 and 29, 1985, came after a construction period of almost four years by a group of racers.

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AUSTRALIAN PROFESSIONAL DRAG RACING CALENDAR CONFIRMED

Article Date: 24 Sep 15

Australia’s Professional Drag Racing series has confirmed its 2015/16 season dates, announcing a 12-event calendar for the Group One ranks after ratification from the recently formed Racing Commission.

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BACZYNSKI LEADS THE WAY TO EIGHTH MILE SERIES FINAL AT BENARABY

Article Date: 23 Sep 15

Benaraby Raceway will this weekend host the final round of the 2015 JP Racing Eighth Mile Drag Racing Series, with Gin Gin’s Peter Baczynski preparing to lead the way in the FG Loy and Sons Eighth Mile Outlaws category.

The 59 year old Cattle Farmer and Motelier has been involved in the series since its inception, and is leading the points in his category as the 2015 Series nears its completion.

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GAULDIE OVERCOMES SICKNESS TO TAKE VICTORY AT QDRC

Article Date: 21 Sep 15

Kallangur’s David Gauldie has taken victory in the Super Gas category of the weekend’s round of the QDRC. despite battling a bad case of the flu.

The 49 year old was joined in the QDRC winner’s circle on Saturday evening by Caleb Oberg (Wallace Bishop Loyal Watches Junior Dragster), Brian Alvisio (Modified Bike), Kellie Kidd (Knijff Earthmoving Modified), David Foreman (Powercruise Super Sedan) and Neil Tschutura (Prime Signs/Speed Elec Super Street).

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FAST FEMMES REV UP FOR QLD DRAG RACING CHAMPS AT WILLOWBANK THIS SATURDAY

Article Date: 16 Sep 15

This Saturday (19 September) the latest round of the Queensland Drag Racing Championships will come to Willowbank Raceway, and when it does, there are two fast femmes on which fans would be well advised to keep their eye on.

At the last QDRC event run at the Raceway, the Knijff Earthmoving Modified bracket was dominated with girl power claiming not only the winning honours, but also the runner-up and top qualifying spots.

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OUTLAW NITRO FUNNY CARS ENTERTAIN WITH SPECTACULAR DEBUT AT WILLOWBANK RACEWAY

Article Date: 13 Sep 15

The Aeroflow Outlaw Nitro Funny Cars have made a spectacular debut at Queensland’s Willowbank Raceway at the weekend, with great weather treating a big crowd to some scintillating performances from the nitro-powered 11-car field. Shane Olive – driver of the ‘L.A. Hooker’ Outlaw Nitro Funny Car - took out the event win, joined on the podium by perennial front runner Greg Leahy, with former Top Fuel Champion Darren Morgan.

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LOCAL NITRO FUNNY CAR HEROES LOOK FOR HOME TRACK ADVANTAGE AT WILLOWBANK THIS SATURDAY

Article Date: 9 Sep 15

When the Aeroflow Outlaw Nitro Funny Cars come to Willowbank Raceway this Saturday, the Series’ local drivers will be enjoying their first opportunity to race at their home-track.

Willowbank Raceway’s 12 September round of the series is the first to be held in Queensland since the Series’ inception in 2013, and has been hotly anticipated by the racers and fans alike.

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NITRO FUNNY CARS DELIGHT YOUNG FANS AT HYPERDOME AHEAD OF 12 SEPTEMBER EVENT

Article Date: 5 Sep 15

An abundance of young race fans enjoyed a chance to get up close and personal with their outlaw nitro funny car driving heroes at Hyperdome today, ahead of next weekend’s Aeroflow Outlaw Nitro Funny Car show at Willowbank Raceway. With children aged 13 and under gaining free admission to Saturday’s event plenty of families took full advantage of the chance to get the inside scoop ahead of their visit to the Ipswich facility.

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DE ROO TO DEBUT NEW BIKE AMID STREET SERIES TITLE HUNT THIS WEEKEND

Article Date: 3 Sep 15

The battle for the 2015 Street Series will come to a head at Willowbank Raceway this Saturday 5 September, with more than 100 local drag racing heroes set to fight to secure their ticket to the finals.

After taking victory in the last round, Paul de Roo is currently tied for the lead in Street Bike, despite missing the first round of the season. Unusually, the racer has competed on no less than three different bikes so far this year, with another new steed to be debuted this weekend.

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JAMBOREE CONCLUDED UNDER BEAUTIFUL BLUE SKIES AT WILLOWBANK RACEWAY

Article Date: 30 Aug 15

The 25th running of the Brisbane Jamboree has concluded today (Sunday 30 August) at Willowbank Raceway under beautiful blue skies.

Following a rain-interrupted beginning yesterday, racing for the Jamboree was shifted to today, with more than 6,000 automotive enthusiasts enjoying the action over the two days.

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POSTPONEMENT ALERT – JAMBOREE TO CONCLUDE SUNDAY 30 AUGUST

Article Date: 29 Aug 15

With wet weather at Willowbank Raceway this afternoon, event organisers have decided to conclude the remainder of the running of the Jamboree tomorrow, Sunday 30 August.

On-track action will commence at 9.00am, with tickets purchased for today’s event valid for entry on Sunday. Those looking to purchase tickets for the first time may do so at the gate – at $35.00 for adults, $30.00 for students with ID, and children aged 13 and under gain free entry.

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QUARTER-MILE ACTION TO BOOST FATHERS DAY AT HYPERDOME

Article Date: 28 Aug 15

The Hyperdome Shopping Centre Father’s Day celebrations this year will have a nitro-powered flavour, courtesy a special display from 2-6 September at the centre by the Aeroflow Outlaw Nitro Funny Cars and Willowbank Raceway.

The five day display comes just a week before the AONFC machines and their masters hit Willowbank Raceway for the first time on Saturday September 12.

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JAMBOREE CELEBRATES QUARTER-CENTURY THIS WEEKEND AT WILLOWBANK

Article Date: 25 Aug 15

The popular Brisbane Jamboree – Australia’s largest automotive lifestyle event and now the longest running independently-run drag racing event in the country – will celebrate its 25th birthday when it hits Willowbank Raceway this Saturday (29 August).

Helping them celebrate will be no less than four of New Zealand’s quickest sport compact racers, alongside their fellow Kiwi Jamboree stalwart Rod Harvey and his popular Celica.

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QDRC EVENT (22 AUGUST) AT WILLOWBANK RACEWAY CANCELLED

Article Date: 22 Aug 15

Today’s Queensland Drag Racing Championships round at Willowbank Raceway (22 August) has been cancelled.

"Following rain overnight, a wet track, more rain on the way and a forecast of 80% likelihood of showers – we simply can’t deliver the event,"said Willowbank Raceway CEO Tony Manson. "Our next scheduled QDRC is on September the 19th – we all look forward to better weather then!"

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QUEENSLAND DRAG RACING CHAMPIONSHIP ON FOR YOUNG AND OLD THIS SATURDAY AT WILLOWBANK RACEWAY

Article Date: 18 Aug 15

This Saturday the latest round of the Queensland Drag Racing Championships will hit Willowbank Raceway, hosting more than 100 local heroes of all ages. Making his debut will be eight year old Rustie Willshire; while proving once and for all that drag racing is for anyone despite their age, joining him on the entry list this weekend will be soon-to-be 80 year old George Wegener.

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Bumble Bee adds more sting to funny car field

Article Date: 18 Aug 15

One of Queensland’s biggest drag racing teams, DBS Motorsport has added another car to the fleet with young superstar driver, Jake Donnelly, taking the wheel of the newly completed Bumble Bee Camaro.

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Australian Drag Racing Unites

Article Date: 12 Aug 15

Following a successful meeting between members of the ANDRA board and the Chairmen of the boards of the country’s three major race tracks – Perth Motorplex, Sydney Dragway and Willowbank Raceway – an in-principal agreement to collectively progress drag racing forward in Australia has been reached.

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STOODLEY SHOOTING FOR STREET SERIES SUCCESS THIS WEEKEND

Article Date: 11 Aug 15

Following a successful celebration of nostalgia drag racing at the weekend, Willowbank Raceway is now gearing up for the latest round of the Street Series this Saturday (15 August) – pitting local heroes and their street-based machines against each other for glory.

Last round’s Quick Eliminator winner and a potential candidate for the Street Sedan championship, Jason Stoodley is looking forward to a possible repeat of July success.

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NOSTALGIC PASSION TO BE CELEBRATED, REWARDED AT WILLOWBANK THIS WEEKEND

Article Date: 5 Aug 15

Nostalgia drag racing action will be the name of the game this Sunday (9 August) at Willowbank Raceway, with the on-track racing action from more than 120 machines of yesteryear set to be supported by the biggest Shannons Insurance Show and Shine yet.

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Willowbank Raceway Sportsman Drag Racer Update

Article Date: 29 Jul 15

Willowbank Raceway President Tony Wedlock has issued a statement regarding Sportsman racing at the venue. “Sportsman competitors have raised concerns over whether they will be catered for at Willowbank Raceway this coming season, and I guarantee those racers that they will – Sportsman racing is very much a part of Willowbank’s DNA," said Wedlock - please click Read More to view the statement in full.

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BROTHERS RACING TO IRONBARK RACEWAY FOR EIGHTH MILE SERIES

Article Date: 27 Jul 15

Brothers Josh and Matt Halpin will lead the Queensland Nameplate Group Modified Bike class to Ironbark Raceway next weekend (1 August) for round three of the JP Racing Eighth Mile Drag Racing Series, with the pair currently first and second in the points standings with two rounds left to run.

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MOPAR MADNESS SET TO STRIKE THIS WEEKEND

Article Date: 21 Jul 15

The original ‘one-marque’ celebration at Willowbank Raceway – Mopar Sunday – will return to the Ipswich facility this Sunday (26 July) following a successful All Ford Day at the venue at the weekend.

Mopar Sunday follows on from the second successful running of the All Ford Day at Willowbank Raceway at the weekend, with more than 960 vehicles and 4,500 spectators heading to the Raceway for a wide array of on and off track activities.

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FERGUSON LEADS SUPER STREET TO IRONBARK RACEWAY FOR EIGHTH MILE FESTIVITIES

Article Date: 20 Jul 15

When round three of the 2015 JP Racing Eighth Mile Drag Racing Series heads to Ironbark Raceway on 1 August, Nick Ferguson will be one to watch as the St George racer leads the John William Auto Sales Super Street field to the Roma facility.

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Pro Stock Brackets Back New Drag Racing Series

Article Date: 16 Jul 15

Australia’s Pro Stock owners have confirmed their overwhelming support of the recently announced Australian Professional Drag Racing Series.

In addition to the drag racing’s factory hot rod class, the leading competitors in its two-wheeled equivalent, Pro Stock Motorcycle, have also thrown their weight behind the series.Pro Stock’s support comes on the back of the Top Fuel and Top Fuel Motorcycle categories last week publicly declaring their interest in Australian drag racing’s new direction

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QDRC SHINES AT WILLOWBANK RACEWAY

Article Date: 16 Jul 15

Round three of the 2015 Queensland Drag Racing Championships saw more than 100 competitors shine at Willowbank Raceway while professional racers Gary Phillips and John Cannuli made returns to the drag strip after dramatic exits from the recent Fuchs Winternationals.

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WILLOWBANK RACEWAY TRANSFORMS TO BLUE OVAL MECCA THIS SUNDAY

Article Date: 14 Jul 15

Willowbank Raceway will transform into a holy grail for Ford enthusiasts this Sunday (19 July) for the 33rd running of the All Ford Day – set to host more than 1000 Blue Ovals from historic through to new 2016 models for thousands of motoring enthusiasts.

Calling Queensland’s premier drag racing facility home since 2014, the All Ford Day features car displays and on-track drag racing, as well as free kids rides, trade stalls, a swap meet and other entertainment.

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SPORTSMAN RACING TO RETURN TO WILLOWBANK RACEWAY THIS SATURDAY

Article Date: 8 Jul 15

Willowbank Raceway will play host to more than 100 local drag racers this Saturday (11 July) for the third round of the Queensland Drag Racing Championships.

Although Saturday is only the third round of a seven round series, the championship battles are already starting to heat up. Top contenders in a number of brackets are only separated by minimal points, with contenders in the Powercruise Super Sedan and Super Gas brackets currently tied in points.

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Competitors Line Up For New Drag Racing Series

Article Date: 7 Jul 15

The recently announced Australian Professional Drag Racing series will charge ahead with nitro power, Top Fuel and Top Fuel Motorcycle competitors throwing their support behind the concept. Events will be promoted by a not-for-profit entity with track and competitor shareholders, while the tracks will continue to run with ANDRA sanctioning.

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THANK YOU AND GOOD LUCK TO LAMATTINA TOP FUEL RACING

Article Date: 7 Jul 15

After yesterday’s announcement that Lamattina Top Fuel Racing has withdrawn from championship racing, the board and staff at Willowbank Raceway would like to thank the Lamattina family for their contributions and passion brought to the sport of drag racing.

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Vision for Australian Drag Racing’s New Future Revealed

Article Date: 2 Jul 15

Following Tuesday’s landmark announcement of Australia’s three major drag racing venues uniting to promote a new Professional Drag Racing Championship, the group is pleased to welcome Adelaide International Raceway promoters, Racing Onn Promotion to the series and outline further details behind the sport’s exciting new direction.

The all-new Australian professional drag racing series will take place over nine events at the nation’s premier venues with all events running with ANDRA sanctioning

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NEW PARTNERSHIP SEES WILLOWBANK RACEWAY, IPSWICH JETS AND ULYSSESS CLUB SUPPORT THE SALVATION ARMY RED SHIELD APPEAL

Article Date: 2 Jul 15

Willowbank Raceway is pleased to announce a new partnership with the Luxury Paints Ipswich Jets and the Ulysses Club (Lockyer Branch) in support of the Salvation Army’s Red Shield Winter Appeal. As part of the partnership, members of the Ulysses Club will be on-hand at Willowbank Raceway this weekend for Sunday’s All Bike Day, taking donations and handing out information on the Jet’s upcoming ‘Wheels for Winter’ ride on Saturday the 25th of July.

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Q&A with Tony Wedlock - Chairman, Willowbank Raceway

Article Date: 30 Jun 15

Following the 30 June announcement about the future of Australian drag racing, Willowbank Raceway CEO Tony Wedlock has released a Q and A document to provide further information on the situation.

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VIDEO - Tony Wedlock on the upcoming major transformation for Australian drag racing

Article Date: 30 Jun 15

VIDEO: Tony Wedlock - Chairman for Willowbank Raceway - speaks following this morning's announcement about the major transformation ahead for Australian drag racing. To read the initial announcement, go to http://bit.ly/1C3cBJ5

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Australian Drag Racing Undergoes Major Transformation

Article Date: 30 Jun 15

Australia’s three major drag racing venues have united to announce they will promote a new National Championship Series headlined by the professional Group 1 categories and designed to revitalise the sport in this country.

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RECORD-FEST AS 68 MARKS SMASHED AT FUCHS WINTERNATIONALS

Article Date: 17 Jun 15

Racers from all over Australia set the highest number of track records in the history of the Fuchs Winternationals during the Queen’s Birthday weekend (4-7 June) at Willowbank Raceway. The 48 Willowbank track records established during the four-day event beat the previous best haul of 46 track records from the 1997 Winternationals.

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PLENTY OF ACTION AHEAD FOLLOWING EPIC FUCHS WINTERNATIONALS

Article Date: 12 Jun 15

While the clean-up continues for what is the largest championship drag racing event held outside of North America, preparation work is already underway for a host of events to be held over the coming months. Across the next six weeks alone, the venue will host ten test ‘n’ tune events, a round each of the Street Series (4 July) and the Queensland Drag Racing Championships (QDRC – 11 July) plus the specialist All Bike Day (5 July), All Ford Day (19 July) and Mopar Sunday (26 July).

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FUCHS WINTERNATIONALS CONCLUDE IN A BLAZE OF GLORY

Article Date: 8 Jun 15

The 2015 Fuchs Winternationals have concluded in style under beautiful blue skies in front of a near-capacity crowd this evening, with more than 35,000 spectators coming through the gates over the four days (June 4-7). Today’s proceedings saw both event and national championship winners found in all of Australia’s drag racing brackets, at what is the largest championship drag racing event held outside of North America.

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UPDATED SUN 2.30PM - PHIL LAMATTINA

Article Date: 6 Jun 15

Lamattina Top Fuel Racing has this afternoon provided further information regarding the status of racer Phil Lamattina, who suffered a chassis failure in his Fuchs Top Fuel dragster during the first round of Top Fuel qualifying yesterday (Saturday 6 June), resulting in a severe crash.

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NEAR-CAPACITY CROWD WITNESSES WILD DAY THREE OF FUCHS WINTERNATIONALS; RACE DAY TOMORROW

Article Date: 6 Jun 15

Day three of the Fuchs Winternationals has heralded plenty of amazing runs in front of a near-capacity crowd under beautiful blue skies at Willowbank Raceway. The fourth and final day for the Fuchs Winternationals will take place on Sunday (7 June), with eliminations racing for all brackets, and championships to be decided in many.

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TWO MORE DAYS OF FUCHS WINTERNATIONALS ACTION TO COME AFTER DAY TWO COMPLETED UNDER BEAUTIFUL BLUE SKIES

Article Date: 5 Jun 15

Day two of the Fuchs Winternationals has been run in perfect weather conditions today. Amongst the action enjoyed by race fans under beautiful blue skies, 17-time national champion Gary Phillips endured a tough crash in Top Alcohol, Ben Bray made his comeback to competition, and John Zappia set the quickest elapsed time ever set in Top Doorslammer at this venue. The action continues tomorrow with further qualifying, ahead of race day Sunday.

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NOONAN JUST WANTS TO HAVE FUN AT FUCHS WINTERNATIONALS

Article Date: 4 Jun 15

With a brand new car and the hopes of many of his competitors on his shoulders, engine builder and Top Alcohol racer Jamie Noonan just ‘wants to have a little fun’ at the Fuchs Winternationals – which kicks off today at Willowbank Raceway.

Noonan will be one of 10 Top Alcohol competitors hitting Queensland’s premier drag racing facility this Thursday through Sunday (4-7 June) in pursuit of a covered ‘gold Christmas tree’ trophy.

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FUCHS WINTERNATIONALS KICKS OFF UNDER BLUE SKIES

Article Date: 4 Jun 15

Day one of the Fuchs Winternationals – the biggest show in drag racing in the Southern Hemisphere – has been completed in picture perfect weather at Willowbank Raceway today.More than 500 racers will return to what is Queensland’s premier drag racing facility tomorrow, with all brackets – including the professional Top Fuel, Top Alcohol, Wallace Bishop Jewellers Top Doorslammer, Top Fuel Motorcycle, Pro Stock and Pro Stock Motorcycle classes – on-track for qualifying.

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IPSWICH MAYOR PAUL PISASALE SUITS UP AHEAD OF FUCHS WINTERNATIONALS

Article Date: 3 Jun 15

Ipswich Mayor Paul Pisasale has today enjoyed a taste of Australia’s biggest show in drag racing – the Fuchs Winternationals. The four day event will bring more than 500 racers and an estimated 30,000 spectators to Willowbank Raceway and the city of Ipswich from Thursday, with the Mayor taking some time out of his busy schedule to experience a small taste of the action first-hand today.

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Fans turnout at Burson Auto Parts ahead of Fuchs Winternationals

Article Date: 3 Jun 15

The race fans of Ipswich and its surrounds have turned out tonight at Booval’s Burson Auto Parts store ahead of tomorrow’s start of the Fuchs Winternationals to meet two-time Top Fuel champion Phil Lamattina and seven-time Top Doorslammer champion John Zappia.

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FATHERS AND SONS ON TWO-WHEELS SET TO DESCEND FOR FUCHS WINTERNATIONALS

Article Date: 2 Jun 15

When the Fuchs Winternationals hit Willowbank Raceway across the Queen’s birthday long weekend (4-7 June), no less than five father and son pairings will be competing on two-wheels across the Modified Bike, Competition Bike and Pro Stock Motorcycle categories.

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TASTE OF THE HIGH-OCTANE REVS UP BRISBANE CBD

Article Date: 2 Jun 15

A taste of Australia’s biggest drag racing show came to the Brisbane CBD today, with thousands of city-goers able to get up close and personal with high-powered racing machines. Those that missed today’s event or are keen for more drag racing action before gates open for the Fuchs Winternationals still have another chance, with Lamattina to be joined by John Zappia and his Fuchs Top Doorslammer at Booval’s Burson Auto Parts store on Wednesday 3 June.

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BRAY TO MAKE RETURN 12 MONTHS ON FROM HORROR CRASH

Article Date: 1 Jun 15

The Fuchs Winternationals (4-7 June) will host the comeback of three-time national champion Ben Bray, following a headline-making incident at the same event twelve months ago.This year’s event will be the first time Bray has competed since the incident.

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AMERICAN DRAG RACING STAR CONFIRMED FOR FUCHS WINTERNATIONALS

Article Date: 31 May 15

The Fuchs Winternationals will play host to American drag racing star Cory ‘Cory Mac’ McClenathan when it hits Willowbank Raceway next week (4-7 June), with the two-time NHRA champion confirmed today amongst the event’s 10-strong Top Fuel line-up.

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REIGNING TWO-WHEELED CHAMPS LOOKING FOR WINTERS GLORY NEXT WEEKEND

Article Date: 28 May 15

When it comes to the ultimate level of drag racing competition in this country, it is not just dragsters and funny cars on four wheels which keep fans entertained all across the country. Nitro-powered Top Fuel Motorcycles and impressive Pro Stock Motorcycles impress on two-wheels amongst the professional ranks, with 16 of these weapons set to take to Willowbank Raceway next weekend to play their part in the biggest show in Australian drag racing – the Fuchs Winternationals.

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HARRIS APPLIES THE PRESSURE TO TWO-TIME CHAMP AHEAD OF FUCHS WINTERNATIONALS

Article Date: 26 May 15

Current Top Fuel championship leader Damien Harris has thrown down the gauntlet to closest rival Phil Lamattina ahead of the upcoming Fuchs Winternationals – the championship finale and the biggest show in Australian drag racing (June 4-7).

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MEET THE STARS AHEAD OF FUCHS WINTERNATIONALS

Article Date: 22 May 15

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

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BONUS PRO STREET EVENT ANNOUNCED FOR WILLOWBANK RACEWAY

Article Date: 20 May 15

Extra APSA round to include bonus prize money payout with buy-in to see Radial racers put it all on the line

The Australian Pro Street Association and Willowbank Raceway have today announced a new addition to their respective calendars with the creation of an additional round for the 2015 APSA Series.

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MISSPENT YOUTH TO CULMINATE IN FUCHS WINTERNATIONALS 'DREAM' DEBUT FOR WA’S RACCO

Article Date: 18 May 15

When West Australia’s Jodi Racco makes his FUCHS Winternationals debut at Willowbank Raceway in less than three weeks (June 4-7) it will be just his second ever professional Pro Stock event and a dream come true following what the 46 year old calls a ‘misspent youth’.

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HOLZ SHAPING UP FOR QDRC DEFENCE THIS WEEKEND AHEAD OF WINTERS SHOT

Article Date: 14 May 15

Defending Super Street Queensland Drag Racing Champion Lucas Holz will be looking to continue his dream run from the opening round of the championship this weekend when he gets on-track for round two (Saturday 16 May) before returning just weeks later to take-on the FUCHS Winternationals (June 4-7).

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FIELD SET FOR LARGEST CHAMPIONSHIP DRAG RACING EVENT OUTSIDE OF THE US

Article Date: 12 May 15

More than 500 racers have signed up for the largest championship drag racing event held outside of North America – the FUCHS Winternationals (June 4-7, Willowbank Raceway).

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EIGHTH MILE AND NOSTALGIAS DELIVER BUMPER WEEKEND

Article Date: 27 Apr 15

Willowbank Raceway has hosted a bumper weekend of racing, with round two of the JP Racing Eighth Mile Drag Racing Series hosting a record-breaking 207 entrants before 150 machines of yesteryear hit the track in the hotly-anticipated return of Nostalgia drag racing to the facility.

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WHYATT LOOKING TO LOSE BRIDESMAID TAG AT WILLOWBANK THIS WEEKEND

Article Date: 20 Apr 15

Pine Mountain racer Tony Whyatt is hoping this weekend’s round of the 2015 JP Racing Queensland Eighth Mile Drag Racing Series will go some way towards his goal of ditching his self-proclaimed ‘bridesmaid’ tag in the Ice Slushee Super Sedan bracket.

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DECEPTION BAY ELDER STATESMAN READY TO TAKE ON THE YOUNG’ENS IN EIGHTH MILE ACTION AT WILLOWBANK

Article Date: 15 Apr 15

When the JP Racing Queensland Eighth Mile Drag Racing Series comes to Willowbank Raceway on Saturday 25 April 2015, Bob Frawley from Deception Bay will be a competitor to watch.

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QUEENSLAND AUTOSPECTACULAR SET TO HIT WILLOWBANK THIS WEEKEND

Article Date: 14 Apr 15

Just days remain until the Queensland Autospectacular comes to Queensland’s premier drag racing facility, with the popular annual motoring enthusiasts mecca set to return to Willowbank Raceway this Sunday (19 April).

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NATIONAL BATTLE BECKONS FOR HOME-TOWN RACERS

Article Date: 7 Apr 15

South East Queensland’s sportsman drag racers will have their first shot of national championship glory at Queensland’s premier drag racing facility Willowbank Raceway this weekend (Saturday 11 April) when the Summit Equipment Racing Series comes to town.

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BEN BRAY TO MAKE COMEBACK THIS EASTER

Article Date: 26 Mar 15

Local drag racing legend Ben Bray will make his comeback to the drag strip this Easter Saturday (April 4) as part of the Santo’s Super 3 Extreme Drag Race Event, presented by Uplift Cranes and Titan Cranes.

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TOP FUEL SET TO EXPLODE AT EASTER AS TEAMS HUNT DOWN ‘HIGHEST HONOUR'

Article Date: 25 Mar 15

When the flame-throwing Top Fuel dragsters thunder down Willowbank Raceway’s quarter-mile on Easter Saturday (4 April) as part of the Santo’s Super 3 Extreme Drag Race Event presented by Uplift Cranes and Titan Cranes, it will be in pursuit of what has been called ‘Top Fuel’s highest honour’.

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PRO STREET DOUBLE DUTY FOR CORTINA, STARTING THIS WEEKEND

Article Date: 18 Mar 15

Toowoomba Pro Street racer Scott Cortina has a busy few weeks ahead, entered in both this weekend’s Pro Street Shootout (21 March) and Easter Saturday’s (4 April) Santo’s Super 3 Extreme Drag Race Event presented by Uplift Cranes and Titan Cranes – for which he is the reigning Pro Street class winner.

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HARVEY LOOKING TO TAKE ON THE WORLD AT WILLOWBANK EASTER SPECTACULAR

Article Date: 5 Mar 15

When New Zealand’s Rod Harvey hits the track at Willowbank Raceway on April 4 for the Santo’s Super 3 Extreme Drag Race Event presented by Uplift Cranes and Titan Cranes, he will be doing so with the aim of taking on the world.

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SMILES ALL ROUND IN ROSS/WENTWORTH CAMP FOLLOWING STREET SERIES RD2

Article Date: 2 Mar 15

The second round of the 2015 Street Series was held at the weekend, with Ken Rice (Street Bike), Jody Wentworth (Powder Puff), Mark Allan (Street Eliminator), Ray Ross (Hot Street) and Paul Doeblien (Quick Eliminator) taking victory.

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OUTLAW NITRO FUNNY CARS TO HIT WILLOWBANK THIS SEPTEMBER

Article Date: 19 Feb 15

Willowbank Raceway will once again play host to the thunderous roar of flame-throwing Nitro Funny Cars when the Aeroflow Outlaw Nitro Funny Car Show, presented by Donnelly Blasting Services, comes to town on 12 September 2015.

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SON FOLLOWS IN FATHER’S FOOTSTEPS AT EIGHTH MILE OPENER

Article Date: 17 Feb 15

Warwick’s Matty Loy will realise a life-long dream next weekend (Saturday 21 February) when he steps aboard his father’s supercharged Torana for Warwick Dragway’s opening round of the 2015 JP Racing Eighth Mile Drag Racing Series.

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YESTERYEAR MACHINES SET TO DESCEND ON WILLOWBANK THIS WEEKEND

Article Date: 16 Feb 15

This weekend the first of two Nostalgia Drag Racing events for the year will descend on Willowbank Raceway, with a wide variety of cars, bikes and dragsters set to take to Queensland’s premier drag racing facility this Sunday the 22nd of February.

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VALENTINE'S DAY TO PROVIDE PERFECT DEBUT STAGE FOR YOUNG LOVERS

Article Date: 10 Feb 15

This Saturday (14 February), nineteen year old Chelsea Leahy will celebrate Valentine’s Day by making her competitive debut in the senior ranks of the Queensland Drag Racing Championship at Willowbank Raceway, as the championship kicks off with its first round of the year.

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VALE: GARY MIOCEVICH

Article Date: 2 Feb 15

Willowbank Raceway is greatly saddened to hear of the passing of Gary Miocevich.

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IT’S OPEN SEASON FOR WILLOWBANK RACEWAY

Article Date: 27 Jan 15

Local drag racers will fire their first shots of anger for 2015 at Willowbank Raceway this weekend when the first round of the Street Series hits the track on Saturday (31 January).

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EIGHTH MILE SERIES SET TO RETURN TO WILLOWBANK RACEWAY IN 2015

Article Date: 18 Dec 14

The management of the JP Racing Eighth Mile Drag Racing Series has confirmed that in 2015 – its sixth year – Willowbank Raceway will once again play host to the popular grassroots drag racing venture.

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GREG LEAHY APPOINTED TO WILLOWBANK RACEWAY BOARD

Article Date: 12 Dec 14

The Willowbank Raceway Board is pleased to announce the appointment of long-time racer and successful business operator Greg Leahy to its ranks.

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AFTER 15 YEARS, STEVE REED TO RETIRE FROM WILLOWBANK RACEWAY BOARD

Article Date: 5 Dec 14

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

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WILLOWBANK HAILS A LEGEND OF THE SPORT

Article Date: 5 Dec 14

Joe Gatt, one of the pioneers of Australian drag racing, and a strong supporter of Willowbank Raceway, has passed away.

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WILLOWBANK RACEWAY UNVEILS 2015 SEASON CALENDAR

Article Date: 26 Nov 14

Willowbank Raceway is pleased to confirm the 2015 season calendar, now available for download online.

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QLD DRAG RACING CHAMPIONSHIPS FOUND AMID SUMMER SCORCHER AT WILLOWBANK RACEWAY

Article Date: 17 Nov 14

Forty degree temperatures were not enough to stop more than 120 racers battling it out for a final chance of QDRC glory at Willowbank Raceway at the weekend.

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SIBLINGS SET FOR SUPER SEDAN SHOWDOWN THIS WEEKEND

Article Date: 11 Nov 14

At the final round of the 2014 Queensland Drag Racing Championships (QDRC) at Willowbank Raceway this Saturday (15 November), Ipswich brothers Paul and Darren Doeblien will go head to head for the Powercruise Super Sedan championship with the pair currently tied on points.

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NEW FORMAT FOR SANTO’S SUPER3 AT WILLOWBANK RACEWAY

Article Date: 6 Nov 14

With the release of the Australian National Drag Racing Association’s calendar for the next 18 months, Willowbank Raceway is pleased to confirm the new format for its popular Santo’s Super 3 Extreme Drag Race Event presented by Uplift Cranes and Titan Cranes, which is held annually at Easter.

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TRACK CHAMPIONS FOUND AT WILLOWBANK RACEWAY

Article Date: 27 Oct 14

Willowbank Raceway has crowned its Street Series Track Champions for 2014, with Josh Fletcher (Street Sedan), Ken Rice (Street Bike) and Belinda Brockhurst (Powder Puff) all claiming honours across this week in the Street Series.

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STREET SERIES CHAMPIONS TO BE CROWNED THIS WEEK

Article Date: 20 Oct 14

The stage has been set for scintillating Street Series showdowns at Willowbank Raceway this week, with 24 racers across three categories set to fight it out in a shootout for their respective titles across Wednesday 22 October (Powder Puff) and Saturday 25 October (Street Sedan and Street Bike).

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BIGGEST EVER QDRC SHOWING PROVIDES PERFECT PRECURSOR TO FINALE

Article Date: 13 Oct 14

The penultimate round of the 2014 Queensland Drag Racing Championship (QDRC) at Willowbank Raceway – held on Saturday 11 October – was the biggest of its kind at Willowbank Raceway with 143 racers taking part.

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KATE HARKER LOOKS TO CHANNEL FATHER’S WORLD-FIRST SUCCESS FOR QDRC VICTORY THIS WEEKEND

Article Date: 7 Oct 14

Kate Harker will be nothing short of inspired when she takes to Willowbank Raceway this weekend for the penultimate round of the Queensland Drag Racing Championship (QDRC), following a breakthrough championship victory by her father in the United States at the weekend.

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TICKETS ON SALE FOR SEASON FINALE WINTERNATS

Article Date: 1 Oct 14

Tickets are now on sale for what will be the 48th running of the largest championship drag racing event held outside of the United States – the FUCHS Winternationals.

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STREET BIKE LEADER LOOKING FOR TITLE SUCCESS AFTER LUCKY BREAK

Article Date: 30 Sep 14

When 2011 Street Bike champion Paul Astridge heads to Willowbank Raceway this weekend (Saturday 4 October) for the penultimate round of the Street Series, he will be looking to make the most of a lucky break which saw his championship points lead remain intact despite a substantially unlucky mechanical issue in July.

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STATEMENT: SUPER STREET

Article Date: 26 Sep 14

The Australian National Drag Racing Association (ANDRA) recently announced the introduction of a new Top Sportsman bracket to its national competition roster, which will change the upper and lower cut-offs for the Super Sedan bracket and see the Super Street category amalgamated into Super Sedan.

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LOCAL ROMA SPEEDSTER LOOKING TO CLINCH THIRD EIGHTH MILE TITLE THIS WEEKEND

Article Date: 25 Sep 14

Roma’s Laurie Fitzgerald heads to this weekend’s grand finale of the 2014 JP Racing Eighth Mile Drag Racing Series – to be held on Saturday 27 September at Ironbark Raceway – as a two-time champion in the box seat to clinch a third Series title.

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JP RACING EIGHTH MILE GRAND FINALE HEADS TO ROMA

Article Date: 15 Sep 14

In less than two weeks Roma’s Ironbark Raceway will be set upon by up to 100 local and visiting drag racers for the Grand Finale of the 2014 JP Racing Eighth Mile Drag Racing Series.

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FATHER’S DAY WEEKEND BRING SUCCESS FOR LOCALS, GM MANIA

Article Date: 9 Sep 14

Father’s Day weekend at Willowbank Raceway – Queensland’s premier drag racing facility – was an action-packed affair, with both the latest round of the Street Series and the second-running of GM Mania getting revved up over the weekend.

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GM MANIA AND LOCAL HEROES SHAPING UP FOR BIG WEEKEND AT WILLOWBANK RACEWAY

Article Date: 5 Sep 14

Following a successful Brisbane Jamboree, the action at Willowbank Raceway just keeps coming with local heroes and GM enthusiasts set to overrun the facility this weekend for the latest round of the Street Series (Saturday 6 September) before the second-running of GM Mania hits the track for Father’s Day Sunday (7 September).

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WORLD-BEATERS PUNCTUATE JUMPING JAMBOREE AT WILLOWBANK RACEWAY

Article Date: 1 Sep 14

An action-packed Brisbane Jamboree has been held at Willowbank Raceway at the weekend, with the one-day format delivering multiple world and national records amid furious racing and a buzzing off-track atmosphere.

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GIRL-POWER DRIVES ONE-DAY JAMBOREE BONANZA TO WILLOWBANK RACEWAY THIS WEEKEND

Article Date: 26 Aug 14

When the Brisbane Jamboree hits Willowbank Raceway this Saturday the 30th of August, it will do so with an action-packed one-day format that sees better bang for buck for racers and fans alike.

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INTERNATIONAL INJECTION FOR UPCOMING BRISBANE JAMBOREE

Article Date: 20 Aug 14

When the Brisbane Jamboree hits Willowbank Raceway on Saturday August 30, it will be hosting none other than the UK’s world record-breaking John Bradshaw amongst its Sport Compact ranks.

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WILLOWBANK RACEWAY TO HOST BIGGEST COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL IN SOUTHERN HEMISPHERE IN 2015

Article Date: 18 Aug 14

Willowbank Raceway is set to host the Southern Hemisphere’s biggest country and roots music festival across March 13-15, 2015.

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CHAMPIONSHIP RIVALS OUT TO TEST FRIENDSHIP THIS WEEKEND

Article Date: 12 Aug 14

Close friends and fierce competitors Dave Gauldie and Simon Isherwood are separated by just a single point in the battle for the Willowbank Raceway Super Gas Queensland Drag Racing Championship – which continues this Saturday August 16.

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GRANDSON TO FULFIL LATE GRANDFATHER’S WISH AT NOSTALGIA DRAGS THIS WEEKEND

Article Date: 6 Aug 14

The 20 year old grandson of the late Roly Leahy will fulfil a long-held dream for his grandfather this weekend at Willowbank Raceway when he competes in Roly’s ‘Forever Young’ Front-Engined Dragster as part of Sunday’s Nostalgia Drags event (10 August).

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LOCAL ROOKIE CHASING EIGHTH MILE OUTLAW SUCCESS

Article Date: 29 Jul 14

Twenty seven year old carpenter Warrick Baczynski may only be a quarter-mile rookie, but that isn’t stopping him mixing it with the top end of town as part of the JP Racing Eighth Mile Drag Racing Series which will hit his home-track of Benaraby Raceway this weekend (Saturday 2 August).

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MOPARS ROAR AT WILLOWBANK RACEWAY

Article Date: 29 Jul 14

Around 2500 enthusiasts headed to Willowbank Raceway at the weekend for the 12th running of Mopar Sunday.

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BARBELER SIBLINGS LOOKING FOR EIGHTH MILE SUCCESS AT BENARABY

Article Date: 23 Jul 14

When the JP Racing Eighth Mile Drag Racing Series hits Benaraby Raceway on 2 August, a local brother and sister will be looking to continue their assault on the Series point scores of their respective brackets.

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MARQUE CELEBRATIONS CONTINUE AT WILLOWBANK RACEWAY

Article Date: 21 Jul 14

Following the successful first running at Willowbank Raceway of the Falcon GT Owner’s Club All Ford Day at the weekend, the original ‘one-marque’ event for the venue – Mopar Sunday – will see the marque celebrations continue this Sunday (27 July).

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MORE QDRC SUCCESS AS FINAL TOUCHES PUT ON FIRST ALL FORD DAY AT WILLOWBANK RACEWAY

Article Date: 14 Jul 14

With the fourth round of the Queensland Drag Racing Championship – including the first running of the QLD Pro Street and Grudge Racing Test Day concept – successfully completed at the weekend, the final preparations are currently underway at Willowbank Raceway for this weekend’s All Ford Day (Sunday 20 July) – the first at Willowbank Raceway.

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AUSSIE EXPAT EASTON TO LEAD MOPAR ARMY TO WILLOWBANK 27 JULY

Article Date: 11 Jul 14

Australian expatriate Steve Easton is set to lead a Mopar Army of more than 300 to Willowbank Raceway on Sunday 27 July to the delight of thousands of spectators.

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PRO STREET RACERS FLOCK TO QDRC AS STREET SERIES RD5 WINNERS FOUND

Article Date: 7 Jul 14

A newly announced Pro Street racing concept set to make its debut at this weekend’s Queensland Drag Racing Championship round at Willowbank Raceway (Saturday July 12) is fast gaining traction, with more than 20 racers expected to take part.

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LOVED-UP PAIR LOOKS FOR STREET SERIES SUCCESS THIS WEEKEND

Article Date: 2 Jul 14

When round five of the Willowbank Raceway Street Series hits the track this Saturday (5 July), partners in life and racing Jody Wentworth and Ray Ross will be looking to repeat their round two success where both celebrated victory in their respective race brackets.

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FORD ENTHUSIASTS FIND NEW HOME AT WILLOWBANK RACEWAY

Article Date: 20 Jun 14

Ford enthusiasts will find a new home at Willowbank Raceway next month, when the Falcon GT Club’s All Ford Day joins the Queensland premier drag racing facility’s event line-up for the first time.

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Six of the best from Pro Stock

Article Date: 18 Jun 14

Before the 2014 FUCHS Winternationals, the Pro Stock national records matched the quickest marks seen in the eliminator, at 6.982sec and 196.10mph (315.59kmh), and the Willowbank track records weren’t too far behind at 6.983sec and 196.04mph (315.49kmh).

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Records hammered at 47th FUCHS Winternationals

Article Date: 18 Jun 14

Clear skies and an outstanding racing surface saw the record books take a hammering at the 47th FUCHS Winternationals at Willowbank Raceway over the Queen’s Birthday weekend.

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ACTION ROLLS ON AT WILLOWBANK FOLLOWING FUCHS WINTERNATIONALS SUCCESS

Article Date: 12 Jun 14

More than 30,000 race goers packed in to Willowbank Raceway at the weekend for the largest championship drag racing event held outside of North America – the FUCHS Winternationals.

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BROTHER V BROTHER UNDER BLUE SKIES AS 47TH FUCHS WINTERNATIONALS CLOSES IN STYLE

Article Date: 8 Jun 14

The 47th FUCHS Winternationals at Willowbank Raceway has enjoyed four days of great on-track action under beautiful blue skies.

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RECORDS AND BLUE SKIES MAKE AMAZING DAY 3 OF FUCHS WINTERNATIONALS, RACE DAY TOMORROW

Article Date: 7 Jun 14

Race day at Willowbank Raceway’s FUCHS Winternationals is set to be a true bonanza of entertainment after a frenetic day today which included world and Australian records held under a beautiful blue sky.

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BLISTERING ACTION UNDER BLUE SKIES FOR DAY TWO OF THE FUCHS WINTERNATIONALS

Article Date: 6 Jun 14

Blue skies and exciting on-track action have marked day two of the 2014 FUCHS Winternationals at Willowbank Raceway today, with Australia’s largest drag racing event now well and truly underway at Queensland’s premier drag racing facility.

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FUCHS WINTERNATIONALS OFF AND RACING

Article Date: 5 Jun 14

The FUCHS Winternationals has kicked off at Willowbank Raceway under blue skies today before 16 of the sport's stars headed to Redbank Plaza for a free community fan night.

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PRO CLASS DEBUTANTS PASS THE TEST FOR FUCHS WINTERNATIONALS

Article Date: 4 Jun 14

After successfully completing their licensing requirements at the weekend’s Winters Warm-Up, West Australia’s Anthony Begley and Queensland’s Peter Zelow are ready to make their debut in the Top Fuel and Top Alcohol categories respectively at this week’s FUCHS Winternationals.

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MEET THE STARS AT REDBANK PLAZA AS FUCHS WINTERNATIONALS ACTION KICKS OFF

Article Date: 3 Jun 14

On Thursday 5 June 2014 the Redbank Plaza Shopping Centre will play host to a range of professional drag racing stars as part of a free FUCHS Winternationals fan evening from 6.30pm to 7.30pm.

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HUNDREDS OF RACERS READY TO LAUNCH FOR FUCHS WINTERNATIONALS

Article Date: 2 Jun 14

Just days remain until more than 400 racers hit the track at Willowbank Raceway for the largest championship drag race held outside of the US – the FUCHS Winternationals (Thursday 5 June to Sunday 8 June).

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WILLOWBANK THE PERFECT STAGE FOR CHAMPION PAIR AS WINTERS COUNTDOWN CONTINUES

Article Date: 29 May 14

When the FUCHS Winternationals kick-off at Willowbank Raceway next weekend (June 5-8), Chris Porter (Top Fuel Motorcycle) and Luke Crowley (Pro Stock Motorcycle) will be looking to make a mark in their respective title defences, and they say Willowbank Raceway is the best place to do it.

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VALE: JEFF COOPER

Article Date: 28 May 14

The Willowbank community is mourning the passing of former councillor Jeff Cooper who was one of the raceway’s most fervent early supporters.

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ZELOWS MD TRADES SUITS AND BAGS FOR TOP ALCOHOL MADNESS

Article Date: 27 May 14

If the Managing Director of Australia-wide luggage leader Zelows has his way this weekend, there will be a new face in the Top Alcohol field at the upcoming FUCHS Winternationals (5-8 June).

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FIREMAN DOBSON ON A HOT STREAK AS FUCHS WINTERNATIONALS LOOMS

Article Date: 23 May 14

From the past three rounds of the ANDRA Top Fuel championship, West Australian fireman Allan Dobson has emerged victorious each time, seeing him in the box seat of the Top Fuel title chase as it heads to Willowbank Raceway’s FUCHS Winternationals (5-8 June).

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FUCHS WINTERNATIONALS TO HOST 16 CAR TOP DOORSLAMMER FIELD

Article Date: 19 May 14

Willowbank Raceway and ANDRA are pleased to announce the introduction of a 16 car Top Doorslammer field for June’s FUCHS Winternationals (Thursday 5 June to Sunday 8 June).

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AMERICAN GIRL RACER TO MAKE AUSSIE PRO STOCK DEBUT AT FUCHS WINTERNATIONALS

Article Date: 15 May 14

Twenty-eight year old Grace Howell will make her debut in the Australian professional ranks at Willowbank Raceway’s FUCHS Winternationals (5-8 June 2014), competing in the Pro Stock category.

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Celebrating our Volunteers

Article Date: 15 May 14

In celebration of National Volunteers Week Willowbank Raceway would like to pay tribute to our great team of Volunteers who make the raceway what it is.

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IPSWICH’S STATHIS READY TO DEFEND TITLE LEAD AT QDRC THIS WEEKEND

Article Date: 13 May 14

As the current Queensland Drag Racing Championship leader for the Super Street bracket, you can be assured that East Ipswich’s Andrew Stathis is not ready to let anything get in the way of his 2014 season – not even a bout with glandular fever.

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NATIONAL TITLE CHASE HEADS TO WILLOWBANK’S FUCHS WINTERNATIONALS

Article Date: 6 May 14

Just one month to the largest championship drag racing event held outside of the USA: FUCHS Winternationals at Willowbank Raceway (5-8 June, 2014)

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WILLOWBANK HOSTS BIGGEST EVER 'EIGHTH MILE' EVENT AS STREET SERIES GETS READY FOR RD 4

Article Date: 28 Apr 14

Willowbank Raceway has hosted the biggest entry field ever for the JP Racing Eighth Mile Drag Racing Series at the weekend.

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LOCAL RACER LOOKING FOR TWO-WHEELED SUCCESS ON WILLOWBANK EIGHTH MILE THIS WEEKEND

Article Date: 23 Apr 14

When Ipswich racer Simon Stevens heads to Willowbank Raceway this weekend for round two of the JP Racing Eighth Mile Drag Racing Series (27 April) he does so with a target on his back by virtue of his defending champion status.

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QUARTER MILE FUN TIMES ROLL ON WITH JUST 6 WEEKS TO WINTERS

Article Date: 23 Apr 14

While the recovery from two massive days of the Santo’s Super 3 Extreme Drag Race presented by Uplift Cranes and Titan Cranes continues for most, the team at Willowbank Raceway are already hard at work preparing for the FUCHS Winternationals (5-8 June) as well as a range of events to be held in the lead up.

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HANSEN AIMS TO CONTINUE WINNING WAYS AT WILLOWBANK THIS WEEKEND

Article Date: 22 Apr 14

When the JP Racing Eighth Mile Drag Racing Series announced the introduction of an Eighth Mile Outlaws bracket for its 2014 season, supported by FG Loy & Sons, it represented an opportunity too good to refuse for Toowoomba racer Rodney Hansen.

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DOBSON TAKES LOUIE RAPISARDA TROPHY AS PHILLIPS REWRITES NATIONAL RECORD

Article Date: 20 Apr 14

In an emotional closure to the 2014 Santo’s Super 3 Extreme Drag Race presented by Uplift Cranes and Titan Cranes, the Rapisarda Autosport International team of Santo Rapisarda has claimed the trophy which honours his son’s memory – the Louie Rapisarda Top Fuel Trophy.

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DOBSON AND PHILLIPS TRIUMPH AS SANTO’S SUPER 3 EXTREME GETS READY TO DO IT ALL AGAIN SATURDAY

Article Date: 19 Apr 14

Day one (April 18) of the Santo’s Super 3 Extreme Drag Race presented by Uplift Cranes and Titan Cranes has delivered an emotional win for the Rapisarda International Autosport team with driver Allan Dobson claiming the Top Fuel A Final win in the event that pays special homage to the late son of his Team Principal Santo Rapisarda.

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TOMORROW’S SANTO’S SUPER 3 TO PROVIDE TOP FUEL DEBUT STAGE FOR XIBERRAS

Article Date: 17 Apr 14

As the final hours tick down to tomorrow’s kick off of the Santo’s Super 3 Extreme Drag Race presented by Uplift Cranes and Titan Cranes (18-19 April), Sydney’s Peter Xiberras is preparing for his Top Fuel debut.

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MEDIA RELEASE - ‘STEVES’ READY FOR EASTER SUCCESS THIS FRIDAY, SATURDAY

Article Date: 16 Apr 14

Confusion over similar sounding names is something we have all had to deal with. But imagine you had the same name as one of your competitors. This has been the unique bug bear of two racers who will line up this Good Friday and Easter Saturday for the Santo’s Super 3 Extreme Drag Race presented by Uplift Cranes and Titan Cranes at Willowbank Raceway.

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JUST DAYS REMAIN TILL EASTER FIRES UP AT WILLOWBANK RACEWAY

Article Date: 14 Apr 14

Final preparations are falling into place at Willowbank Raceway with just four sleeps until the Santo’s Super 3 Extreme Drag Race presented by Uplift Cranes and Titan Cranes (18-19 April).

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‘DAVID’ AND ‘GOLIATH’ LOOK TO REPEAT EASTER SUCCESS AT WILLOWBANK RACEWAY

Article Date: 10 Apr 14

When the Santo’s Super 3 Extreme Drag Race presented by Uplift Cranes and Titan Cranes came to Willowbank Raceway in 2013, it saw two local Top Alcohol racers crowned victorious – 17 time champion Gary Phillips (Hillcrest) and category debutant Darren Fry (Greenbank).

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EASTER IN THE SPOTLIGHT FOLLOWING SUCCESSFUL SHANNONS QLD AUTOSPECTACULAR

Article Date: 8 Apr 14

With the weekend’s Shannons Queensland Autospectacular now successfully delivered, the final countdown to Willowbank Raceway’s Santo’s Super 3 Extreme Drag Race event, presented by Uplift Cranes and Titan Cranes (April 18-19) is well and truly underway.

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REIGNING SUPER 3 TOP FUEL CHAMP READY TO FLY LOCAL FLAG THIS EASTER

Article Date: 3 Apr 14

When Raceview’s Steve ‘The Pom’ Read heads to Willowbank Raceway this Easter for the second-running of the Santo’s Super 3 Extreme Drag Race presented by Uplift Cranes and Titan Cranes, he will not only be defending his title as the reigning event winner, but also the honour of the Queensland community.

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HSV FANATICS LEAD THE WAY TO THIS WEEKEND’S SHANNONS QLD AUTOSPECTACULAR

Article Date: 31 Mar 14

When the Shannons Queensland Autospectacular hits Willowbank Raceway this Sunday (6 April) there will be no questioning the commitment of the HSV Owners Club of Queensland who will be displaying no less than 50 of their finest vehicles

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SIX YEAR OLD READY TO TAKE ON THE ADULTS AT WILLOWBANK AUTOSPECTACULAR

Article Date: 26 Mar 14

When the Shannons Queensland Autospectacular comes to Willowbank Raceway on Sunday 6 April, it will bring with it pint-sized novelty action thanks to the Australian Rocker Cover Nationals.

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PRO STREET SHOOTOUT DELIVERS WORLD RECORD-BREAKING ACTION

Article Date: 24 Mar 14

An action-packed Pro Street Shootout including the world’s quickest four cylinder car pass on a 10.5 inch tyre has delighted racers and spectators alike at Willowbank Raceway at the weekend, with more than 100 racers taking to the track across a range of high-performance brackets.

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MILES APLENTY NO OBSTACLE FOR ‘STREET’ CHAMP TERRY SENG

Article Date: 19 Mar 14

2013 Australian Pro Street Association X275 champion Terry Seng will soon depart his Toowoomba base to compete in this Saturday’s Pro Street Shootout event at Willowbank Raceway (22 March, 2014).

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BATTLE OF THE SEXES, BRANDS FOR PRO STREET GLORY THIS WEEKEND

Article Date: 17 Mar 14

When Willowbank Raceway plays host to the Australian Pro Street Association’s Pro Street Shootout this Saturday 22 March 2014, local racers Janelle Scott and Tony O’Connor will be going head to head in a battle for the title of Australia’s fastest True Street racer.

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HUGE ENTRY FIELD CALLS FOR REVISED SCHEUDLE FOR 15 MARCH QDRC

Article Date: 14 Mar 14

Willowbank Raceway is pleased to confirm a bursting entry list for the second round of the QLD Drag Racing Championship, to be held this Saturday (15 March).

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10.5 TRAIL BLAZERS TO LEAD THE WAY TO WILLOWBANK

Article Date: 14 Mar 14

Pro Street 10.5 Outlaw trail blazers Paul Mouhayet and Simon Kryger are set to lead more than 100 Pro Street racers to Willowbank Raceway next weekend, with the World and Australian record holders both confirmed for the upcoming Pro Street Shootout (22 March 2014).

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‘THE HOF’ TO MAKE FLYING VISIT FOR QDRC OUTLAWS OPENER THIS WEEKEND

Article Date: 11 Mar 14

The commitment of drag racer Chris ‘The Hof’ Van’t Hof will be without question this weekend, with the Roma hotel owner set to knock-off work at around 4.00am Saturday before hopping on a plane to compete that same day at Willowbank Raceway’s round two of the QLD Drag Racing Championship.

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EASTER THRILLS RETURN TO WILLOWBANK RACEWAY FOR 2014

Article Date: 10 Mar 14

Easter thrills are again guaranteed at Willowbank Raceway this year with the return of the Santo’s Super 3 Extreme Drag Race, presented by Uplift Cranes and Titan Cranes.

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Loss of a favourite son

Article Date: 5 Mar 14

The Willowbank community is mourning the passing of one of its favourite sons, former management committee member, racer and volunteer official John Clark.

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PRO STREET POWER TO DRIVE MAD MARCH AT WILLOWBANK RACEWAY

Article Date: 3 Mar 14

With round two of the Street Series run and won at Queensland’s premier drag racing facility at the weekend, ‘mad March’ at Willowbank Raceway is well and truly underway.

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WILLOWBANK RACEWAY INTRODUCES NEW OUTLAWS CLASS

Article Date: 26 Feb 14

QDRC Outlaws to provide home for turbocharged and nitrous-powered V8s to race against supercharged V8s at Willowbank Raceway

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HARD-FOUGHT BATTLES SEE CARPENTER TAKE THE HOT ROD WIN AS NOSTALGIAS SHINE AT WILLOWBANK

Article Date: 24 Feb 14

Nostalgia drag racing has made a formidable return to the Willowbank Raceway quarter-mile at the weekend with 117 racers taking to the track across nine categories in a celebration of the vehicles of yesteryear.

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NIGEL JUST WANTS TO HAVE FUN AT WILLOWBANK NOSTALGIA DRAGS

Article Date: 17 Feb 14

Fifty six year old Nigel Elsmore of Helensvale on the Gold Coast knows what he wants from this Sunday’s Willowbank Raceway’s Nostalgia Drag Racing event (Sunday 23 February) – he just wants to have fun.

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WILLOWBANK RACEWAY SIGNS NEW DEAL WITH FUCHS LUBRICANTS

Article Date: 13 Feb 14

Willowbank Raceway and FUCHS Lubricants are excited to announce the leading lubricants company will continue as the naming rights sponsor of Australia’s largest drag racing event – the FUCHS Winternationals.

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WILLOWBANK RACEWAY FOUNDING MEMBER SUE SYRMIS STEPS DOWN

Article Date: 12 Feb 14

The Willowbank Raceway Board has today announced that Sue Syrmis has decided to step down from her position as Administration Manager with the Raceway, effective July 2014.

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CHAMBERS FLAT RACER CHASING AN ACTION-PACKED FEBRUARY

Article Date: 11 Feb 14

Chambers Flat drag racer Jason Cocking is set for an action-packed February with the 39 year old driver set to pack three events into just three weekends, the second of which will get underway at Willowbank Raceway this Saturday 15 February.

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CARPENTER FAMILY LOOKS TO CARVE OUT NOSTALGIA SUCCESS AT WILLOWBANK

Article Date: 6 Feb 14

On Sunday 23 February, the Hot Rod bracket of Willowbank Raceway’s Nostalgia Drag Racing event will play host to no less than three ‘Carpenters.’

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LOCAL CHAMP LOOKS FOR WINNING SEND-OFF AHEAD OF OVERSEAS TRAVELS

Article Date: 5 Feb 14

Beaudesert’s Ian Ham - winner of the 2013 JP Racing Eighth Mile Drag Racing Series in the RD Williams Excavator Parts Modified Bracket - will kick off a final year of racing ahead of an extended overseas jaunt at this weekend’s 2014 Series opener at Warwick Dragway.

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STREET SERIES KICKS OFF WITH SUCCESS, QDRC NEXT UP AT WILLOWBANK RACEWAY

Article Date: 4 Feb 14

The competitive racing season at Willowbank Raceway is now officially open following the successful running of the first round of the 2014 Street Series at the weekend (Saturday 1 February, 2014).

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LOCAL HIGH OCTANE HEROES GET SET FOR WILLOWBANK SEASON OPENER

Article Date: 29 Jan 14

Local racers and their quarter-mile machines will officially open the 2014 competitive season for Queensland’s premier drag racing facility - Willowbank Raceway – this Saturday (1 February 2014).

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LOCAL CHAMP RACING IN HUSBAND’S MEMORY AS EIGHTH MILE SERIES KICKS OFF

Article Date: 28 Jan 14

When the opening round of the 2014 JP Racing Eighth Mile Drag Racing Series comes to Warwick Dragway on 8 February 2014, local racer Lyn Stewart won’t just be defending her home turf, but also her 2013 Series championship.

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Willowbank Raceway’s founding manager Dennis Syrmis passes away

Article Date: 1 Dec 13

Willowbank Raceway’s founding manager Dennis Syrmis has passed away, aged 71, following a long illness.

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WILLOWBANK RACERS TO COMPETE FOR QLD DRAG RACING CHAMPIONSHIPS FROM 2014

Article Date: 27 Nov 13

From 2014 drag racers who call Willowbank Raceway ‘home’ will have the chance to compete for the Queensland Drag Racing Championships with the facility’s board today announcing the new name for what has previously been known as the Willowbank Raceway Track Championship.

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JP Racing EIGHTH MILE SERIES SET TO RETURN IN 2014 COMPLETE WITH NEW RACE BRACKET

Article Date: 26 Nov 13

Following yet another successful year the JP Racing Eighth Mile Drag Racing Series is set to return in 2014.

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LONG-SERVING WILLOWBANK BOARD MEMBER HONOURED WITH PIONEER AWARD

Article Date: 21 Nov 13

The Australian Nostalgia Fuel Association has honoured Willowbank Raceway board member Lex Swayn for his 35-year contribution to the sport of drag racing by awarding him one of their six Pioneer Awards.

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WILLOWBANK RACEWAY CROWNS 2013 TRACK CHAMPIONS

Article Date: 18 Nov 13

Following a frenetic day of finals racing on Saturday 16 November 2013, Willowbank Raceway has officially ‘crowned’ its 2013 Track Champions.

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REVISED FORMAT FOR FUCHS WINTERNATIONALS AT WILLOWBANK RACEWAY

Article Date: 14 Nov 13

Willowbank Raceway’s Board has confirmed that the iconic FUCHS Winternationals will return to a traditional Thursday to Sunday event format from 2014 while remaining on the Queen’s Birthday long weekend.

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WINNERS ANNOUNCED FOR JACKASS PRESENTS BAD GRANDPA COMPETITION

Article Date: 12 Nov 13

Willowbank Raceway is pleased to announce the 20 winners of our JACKASS PRESENTS BAD GRANDPA competition held through our Facebook page recently.

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DON’T MISS THE CHAMPIONSHIP FINALE AT WILLOWBANK RACEWAY THIS SATURDAY

Article Date: 12 Nov 13

Just days remain until the hotly anticipated Willowbank Raceway Track Championship Season Finale hits Queensland’s premier drag racing facility this Saturday, 16 November 2013.

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NO MARGIN FOR ERROR: HALL AND BELLERT TO FIGHT IT OUT IN SUPERCOMP 16 NOVEMBER

Article Date: 5 Nov 13

For Chris Hall and Tony Bellert there will be absolutely no margin for error when it comes time to hit Willowbank Raceway for the Track Championship Season Finale on 16 November 2013.

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WILLOWBANK RACEWAY HONOURED AT IPSWICH CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AWARDS

Article Date: 2 Nov 13

Willowbank Raceway’s FUCHS Winternationals was honoured this evening at the Ipswich Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s Business Awards, in which the event was one of three finalists for the Ipswich Turf Club Tourism/Event of the Year Award.

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FATHER AND SON TO BATTLE IT OUT FOR OUTLAW SUPREMACY AT WILLOWBANK RACEWAY

Article Date: 31 Oct 13

Willowbank Raceway’s Track Championship Season Finale on 16 November 2013 will host a father versus son showdown in the Allstar Batteries Supercharged Outlaws bracket, with Bill Fletcher taking on son Josh Fletcher in a battle for the title.

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WIN TICKETS TO JACKASS PRESENTS BAD GRANDPA

Article Date: 30 Oct 13

To celebrate the release of JACKASS PRESENTS BAD GRANDPA, we are giving you the chance to win one of 20 in-season double passes, valid Australia-wide!

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FIRST TRACK CHAMPIONS OF 2013 CROWNED AT WILLOWBANK RACEWAY

Article Date: 29 Oct 13

The first three Willowbank Raceway Track Champions of 2013 have been crowned following the final rounds of the 2012/2013 Street Series across the last week.

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STAGE NOW SET FOR CHAMPIONSHIP DECIDERS AT WILLOWBANK RACEWAY

Article Date: 22 Oct 13

Following the weekend’s Super Sportsman festivities at Willowbank Raceway, the stage is now officially set for the final hit-outs of Willowbank Raceway’s Track Championship.

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STATEMENT FROM WILLOWBANK RACEWAY

Article Date: 15 Oct 13

Willowbank Raceway is saddened to hear of a fatality at the Queensland Raceways circuit – which is a neighbour of the Willowbank Raceway drag strip - earlier today.

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LOCAL STARS READY TO RACE AT WILLOWBANK RACEWAY THIS WEEKEND

Article Date: 15 Oct 13

This weekend will play host to the penultimate round of the Willowbank Raceway track championship when the latest Super Sportsman event hits the track on Saturday 19 October 2013.

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FREE SPECTATOR ENTRY THIS SATURDAY AT WILLOWBANK RACEWAY

Article Date: 10 Oct 13

Willowbank Raceway will offer free spectator entry this Saturday 12 October 2013 thanks to a special sponsorship arrangement struck with Powercruise to support the day’s Breast Cancer Network Australia Mini-Field of Women event.

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BREAST CANCER SUPPORT ON DISPLAY AT WILLOWBANK RACEWAY THIS WEEKEND

Article Date: 10 Oct 13

More than a hundred Pink Lady silhouettes will create a ‘Mini-Field of Women’ display at Willowbank Raceway this Saturday 12 October 2013 in a meaningful show of support for women and families affected by breast cancer.

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FUCHS WINTERNATIONALS A FINALIST IN IPSWICH COC AWARDS

Article Date: 8 Oct 13

Willowbank Raceway is pleased to confirm that the 2013 FUCHS Winternationals has been listed as a finalist in the upcoming Ipswich Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s Business Awards.

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WILLOWBANK RACEWAY APPOINTS EVENT MANAGEMENT EXPERT TO CEO ROLE

Article Date: 23 Sep 13

The Management Committee of Willowbank Raceway is pleased to announce the appointment of noted events and sports management identity Tony Manson to the role of Chief Executive Officer, effective October 1st 2013.

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BENARABY LOCAL LEADS THE WAY FOR MODIFIED EIGHTH MILE RACERS

Article Date: 23 Sep 13

Rockhampton’s Michael Cameron will lead the RD Williams Excavator Parts Modified bracket racers to Benaraby Raceway this weekend for the grand finale of the 2013 JP Racing Eighth Mile Drag Racing Series.

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280 ENTRANTS READY TO SHINE AT WILLOWBANK JAMBOREE THIS WEEKEND

Article Date: 17 Sep 13

The nation’s premier import and lifestyle event will burst into life this weekend at Willowbank Raceway with more than 280 entrants already signed up to take part.

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ALL ROADS LEAD TO GLADSTONE – BENARABY TO HOST EIGHTH MILE GRAND FINALE

Article Date: 16 Sep 13

Gladstone will play host to the final round of the 2013 JP Racing Eighth Mile Drag Racing Series later this month when an estimated 100 plus racers head to Benaraby Raceway for the fourth and final round of the Series on Saturday 28 September.

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SUNDAY’S GM MANIA SIGNALS ‘NEW APPROACH’ FOR WILLOWBANK RACEWAY

Article Date: 10 Sep 13

This Sunday’s brand new GM Mania event at Willowbank Raceway (15 September 2013) signals the beginning of a new approach by the facility’s management.

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WILLOWBANK JAMBOREE THE PLACE FOR WORLD-STANDARD PERFORMANCES

Article Date: 3 Sep 13

In less than three weeks (21 and 22 September 2013) Queensland’s premier drag racing facility Willowbank Raceway will play host once again to the annual Brisbane Jamboree – Australia’s premier import car and lifestyle event.

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HSV OWNERS CLUB THROWS SUPPORT BEHIND NEW GM MANIA EVENT

Article Date: 29 Aug 13

On Sunday 15 September 2013 the first GM Mania – celebrating all things General Motors – will be held at Willowbank Raceway, with support already building for the inaugural event.

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TONY WEDLOCK APPOINTED AS WILLOWBANK RACEWAY PRESIDENT

Article Date: 8 Aug 13

Tony Wedlock has been appointed as the new President for Willowbank Raceway’s Management Committee this week.

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NOSTALGIA NATIONALS TO HOST 150+ CARS OF YESTERYEAR AT WILLOWBANK THIS WEEKEND

Article Date: 6 Aug 13

With just days until the much anticipated two-day Cruzin Magazine Nostalgia Nationals at Willowbank Raceway (Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 August), entries have now closed with 158 machines of yesteryear signing on for the popular event.

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ONE WEEKEND, TWO BIG DAYS OF ACTION AT WILLOWBANK RACEWAY THIS SATURDAY, SUNDAY

Article Date: 30 Jul 13

This Saturday and Sunday (3 and 4 August 2013) will see Willowbank Raceway overrun with non-stop action with two events taking place on the same weekend.

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WINTERBURN READY FOR SUPER STREET EIGHTH MILE HIT-OUT AT WILLOWBANK THIS WEEKEND

Article Date: 29 Jul 13

Twenty-nine year old Daisy Hill resident Robert Winterburn will lead the local racers to Willowbank Raceway this weekend (Saturday 3 August) for the penultimate round of the 2013 JP Racing Eighth Mile Drag Racing Series.

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MOPAR ARMY READY TO ROAR AT WILLOWBANK NEXT WEEKEND

Article Date: 24 Jul 13

More than 400 mopar machines are expected to hit Willowbank Raceway on Sunday 4 August for the 11th annual Mopar Sunday, which in 2013 is being presented by Northstar Fiat Chrysler.

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WILLOWBANK TO CATCH EIGHTH MILE FEVER NEXT WEEKEND

Article Date: 22 Jul 13

Eighth-mile fever will once again come to Willowbank Raceway next weekend with Queensland’s premier drag racing facility readying to host the penultimate round of the 2013 JP Racing Eighth Mile Drag Racing Series on Saturday 3 August.

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JOHN ‘STOMPER’ WINTERBURN TO REMAIN ON BOARD AFTER STANDING DOWN AS WILLOWBANK RACEWAY PRESIDENT

Article Date: 17 Jul 13

After 32 years as Willowbank Raceway’s President, John ‘Stomper’ Winterburn has announced he will stand down from the position while remaining on the track’s board of management.

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AU V NZ NOSTAGLIA CHALLENGE TO HIT WILLOWBANK THIS AUGUST

Article Date: 16 Jul 13

This August at Willowbank Raceway’s two-day Cruzin Magazine Nostalgia Nationals, race fans can expect to get even more bang for their buck with the introduction of a Trans-Tasman Challenge to the popular event.

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The 11th annual 'Mopar Sunday' is on it's way to Willowbank Raceway!!

Article Date: 16 Jul 13

The 11th annual ‘Mopar Sunday’ on August 4th at Willowbank raceway, is fast approaching. 
We are pleased to announce that Mopar Sunday is now proudly presented by Northstar Fiat Chrysler, your Mopar Specialist in Redcliffe. Northstar Fiat Chrysler are passionate about all Mopar's and are very keen to support the event.

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SPORTSMAN RACERS GET READY TO RUMBLE AS TRACK CHAMPIONSHIP NEARS HOME STRETCH

Article Date: 10 Jul 13

This Saturday 13 July 2013 will see the battle for Willowbank Raceway’s 2012/2013 Track Championship once again under way, with just three rounds left to run including November’s finale event.

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WILLOWBANK RACEWAY MANAGER STEVE BETTES MOVES ON

Article Date: 1 Jul 13

The Willowbank Raceway Management Committee has today announced that long-time manager Steve Bettes has moved on from the facility.

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STATEMENT – 2013 FUCHS WINTERNATIONALS

Article Date: 10 Jun 13

The Management Committee of Willowbank Raceway is disappointed to announce the abandonment of the final day of the 2013 FUCHS Winternationals due to wet weather.

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STAGE SET FOR FINALS DAY MONDAY AT FUCHS WINTERNATIONALS

Article Date: 10 Jun 13

The stage is now set for Monday’s ‘race day’ at the FUCHS Winternationals, with qualifying concluding today in front of an enthusiastic crowd.

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FUCHS RACERS LEAD THE WAY AT DAY TWO OF FUCHS WINTERNATIONALS

Article Date: 9 Jun 13

Day two of Willowbank Raceway’s FUCHS Winternationals has seen an array of high speed passes wowing a bumper crowd at Queensland’s premier drag racing facility today.

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JASON GRIMA LEADS ‘QUICKEST’ PRO STOCK FIELD AT FUCHS WINTERNATIONALS

Article Date: 7 Jun 13

Pro Stock racer Jason Grima of St Marys South (NSW) has top qualified to lead Australia’s quickest Pro Stock field at Willowbank Raceway today as day one of the FUCHS Winternationals (7-10 June) roared to life.

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Lamattina Aims To Turn Podium Blue

Article Date: 6 Jun 13

ANDRA Top Fuel pilot Phil Lamattina has vowed his team will leave no stone unturned in the effort to win the FUCHS Winternationals event for the long time sponsor of the LTFR Top Fuel car.

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Bektash – “This is the start of something big”

Article Date: 6 Jun 13

Team Mopar Australia’s main man, Lee Bektash, is ready to rumble at Australian drag racing’s biggest event, the Fuchs Winternationals – and the Victorian racer is looking to do something big.

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Jason Grima Motorsports - Pre 2013 Winternationals Media Release

Article Date: 5 Jun 13

For PC Group Ford Mustang Pro Stock driver Jason Grima, the results from the recent Nitro Champs in Sydney was a mixed bag.

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EREBUS MOTORSPORT SHOWS SUPPORT AT FUCHS WINTERNATIONALS

Article Date: 5 Jun 13

Fuchs-sponsored Erebus Motorsport will show its support for the FUCHS Winternationals and their drag racing compatriots Phil Lamattina (Top Fuel) and John Zappia (Top Doorslammer) at Willowbank Raceway this weekend.

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STATEMENT FROM WILLOWBANK RACEWAY

Article Date: 5 Jun 13

Willowbank Raceway is saddened to hear of a fatality at the Queensland Raceways circuit – which is a neighbour of the Willowbank Raceway drag strip - earlier today.

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FUCHS WINTERNATIONALS READY TO SET WINTER ABLAZE THIS WEEKEND

Article Date: 3 Jun 13

Just days remain until more than 470 racers including the popular flame-throwing nitro monsters of Top Fuel hit the track at Willowbank Raceway for the largest championship drag race held outside of the US – the FUCHS Winternationals (Friday 7 June to Monday 10 June).

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US STAR CONFIRMED 7 DAYS AHEAD OF FUCHS WINTERNATIONALS

Article Date: 31 May 13

With just seven days until the FUCHS Winternationals, it has been officially confirmed today that US NHRA star Tommy Johnson Jr. will pilot the second Rapisarda International Autosport Top Fuel entry at next weekend’s event (Friday 7 June to Monday 10 June 2013).

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USA INVASION SET FOR FUCHS WINTERNATIONALS

Article Date: 28 May 13

The largest championship drag race held outside of the USA is drawing plenty of attention nationwide and overseas, with a number of USA drag racing identities signing up to take part either on-track or in the pits at Willowbank Raceway’s FUCHS Winternationals (7-10 June).

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TENSE DOORSLAMMER BATTLE LOOMS FOR FUCHS WINTERNATIONALS

Article Date: 24 May 13

With 15 entrants and a tense championship battle looming, the Top Doorslammer category at Willowbank Raceway’s FUCHS Winternationals is shaping up to be a ‘must-watch’ for the estimated 40,000 spectators expected over the event’s four days (7-10 June).

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ENTRIES CLOSED FOR LARGEST DRAG RACING EVENT OUTSIDE OF UNITED STATES

Article Date: 22 May 13

Entries have now closed for the largest drag racing event held outside of the United States – the FUCHS Winternationals, held at Queensland’s Willowbank Raceway across the Queen’s Birthday long weekend (Friday 7 June to Monday 10 June).

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WORLD-FIRST FAMILY SHOWDOWN IN PRO STOCK AT THE FUCHS WINTERNATIONALS

Article Date: 17 May 13

Willowbank Raceway’s FUCHS Winternationals will host a world first when Rob Tucker, Shane Tucker and Kirsten Tucker-Cannuli all compete in the one professional drag racing bracket - Pro Stock - next month (June 7-10).

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SPORTSMAN RACERS READY FOR LAST 'PRE-WINTERS' HIT-OUT THIS WEEKEND

Article Date: 14 May 13

This Saturday 18 May 2013 will host the last competitive hit-out at Willowbank Raceway prior to the beginning of 2013’s FUCHS Winternationals festivities.

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Nitro Champs Semi not enough for Lamattina

Article Date: 14 May 13

The LTFR Top Fuel dragster had a mixed weekend at the Sydney Nitro Champs but a semi final appearance and more data, sees the team confident about their chances as the ANDRA Series heads to it’s biggest event of the season, the Fuchs Winternationals.

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Darren Morgan regains lead in the ANDRA Top Fuel Championship

Article Date: 14 May 13

Heading into the 2013 Nitro Champs the goals were simple for Darren Morgan Racing; be consistent, go rounds and regain the championship lead.

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NOSTALGIA RACERS GET SET FOR ROUND 2 AT WILLOWBANK RACEWAY THIS WEEKEND

Article Date: 8 May 13

Queensland’s premier drag racing facility - Willowbank Raceway - will be besieged by almost 100 vehicles of yesteryear this Saturday 11 May for the second outing of the 2013 Cruzin Magazine Nostalgia Drags series.

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FUCHS WINTERNATIONALS FAMILY FUN DAY

Article Date: 8 May 13

It is with great regret that Willowbank Raceway confirms that the planned FUCHS Winternationals Family Fun Day (scheduled for Saturday 25 May at The Hyperdome) has been cancelled.

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NEW TRACK SURFACE AND CHALLENGES BECKON FOR LOCAL EIGHTH MILE RACER THIS WEEKEND

Article Date: 22 Apr 13

Roma’s Laurie Fitzgerald is one racer who can’t wait to see the 2013 JP Racing Eighth Mile Drag Racing Series return to the new-look Ironbark Raceway come Saturday 27 April 2013.

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PROVEN YOUNGSTER LOOKS TO TAKE ON THE ESTABLISHMENT IN SUPER SEDAN

Article Date: 18 Apr 13

When the latest round of the Willowbank Raceway Track Championship chase gets underway on Saturday 20 April, the Powercruise Super Sedan bracket in particular will be one to watch as a proven youngster looks to chip away at the established order.

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NEW-LOOK IRONBARK RACEWAY PREDICTS BIG THINGS FOR APRIL EIGHTH-MILE HIT OUT

Article Date: 12 Apr 13

Ironbark Raceway President David Somerfield is predicting big things for this April’s JP Racing Eighth Mile Drag Racing Series round at the Roma drag racing facility following its re-opening last month.

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CLASSY DAME SET TO FEATURE AT AUTOSPECTACULAR THIS WEEKEND

Article Date: 9 Apr 13

The Shannons Queensland Autospectacular set to hit Willowbank Raceway this Sunday 14 April will feature a wide range of autos and enthusiasts from all across the country.

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NO REST FOR QUARTER-MILE FANS AS WINTERNATS COUNTDOWN BEGINS

Article Date: 5 Apr 13

While the nitro fumes continue to clear following two spectacular days of the Santo’s Cranes Super 3 Extreme Drag Race last weekend, the Willowbank Raceway staff are already hard at work preparing for their next big event – the FUCHS Winternationals (7-10 June).

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CAR ENTHUSIAST ‘SPECTACULAR’ SET TO HIT WILLOWBANK 14 APRIL

Article Date: 3 Apr 13

On Sunday 14 April, more than 1,000 vehicles (for judging and display) and up to 9,000 auto enthusiasts are expected to hit Willowbank Raceway for the third Shannons Queensland Autospectacular.

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US STAR SETS NEW AUSTRALIAN RECORD WHILE LOCAL RACER CLAIMS 2 WINS IN 2 DAYS AND THE LOUIE RAPISARDA TROPHY IN ‘EXTREME’ END TO NEW WILLOWBANK EVENT

Article Date: 2 Apr 13

The second and final day of the brand-new Santo’s Cranes Super 3 Extreme Drag Race at Willowbank Raceway has been punctuated by record-breaking passes, thrilling finals and a touch of emotion...

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QLDERS TRIUMPH AS US STAR ‘SPINS’ DURING DAY ONE OF BRAND NEW ‘EXTREME’ WILLOWBANK RACEWAY EVENT

Article Date: 30 Mar 13

The brand-new Santo’s Cranes Super 3 Extreme Drag Race event has gotten off to a thrilling start at Willowbank Raceway with track-locals Steve ‘the Pom’ Read (Top Fuel) and Darren Fry (Top Alcohol, debutant) taking victory in their brackets; while visiting US drag racing royalty Larry Dixon kicked off his weekend with an incredible 360 degree spin.

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US CHAMPION DIXON TAKES IN BRISBANE AHEAD OF EASTER HIT-OUT

Article Date: 27 Mar 13

The second-most successful NHRA Top Fuel driver in history – Larry Dixon - took time out from pre-event preparations for this week’s Santo’s Cranes Super 3 Extreme Drag Race at Willowbank Raceway to chat with local media at the South Bank Parklands this morning.

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JUST FOUR SLEEPS UNTIL NEW 3 ROUND FORMAT HITS QLD’S PREMIER DRAG RACING FACILITY

Article Date: 25 Mar 13

Santo’s Cranes Super 3 Extreme Drag Race, featuring international Top Fuel star Larry Dixon, hits Willowbank Raceway this week – Good Friday 29 March / Easter Saturday 30 March

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GO FAST OR GO HOME: US AND OZ STARS GET SET TO DO BATTLE AT WILLOWBANK RACEWAY

Article Date: 22 Mar 13

According to three-time NHRA Top Fuel champion Larry Dixon and three-time ANDRA Top Alcohol champion Wayne Newby; the strategy for next weekend’s Santo’s Cranes Super 3 Extreme Drag Race is simple: go fast, or go home.

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PRO STREET STARS READY TO FIRE AT WILLOWBANK THIS WEEKEND

Article Date: 21 Mar 13

More than 100 Pro Street machines are set to hit Willowbank Raceway this Saturday (23 March) for the annual Australian Pro Street Association (APSA) Pro Street Shootout event.

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CHAMPIONSHIP PEDIGREE UNQUESTIONABLE FOR WILLOWBANK EASTER SPECTACULAR

Article Date: 18 Mar 13

Willowbank Raceway’s upcoming Santo’s Cranes Super 3 Extreme Drag Race event (29/30 March) is set to host 17 Top Fuel and Top Alcohol racers boasting no less than 29 major season championships between them.

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MAD MARCH UNDERWAY FOR WILLOWBANK RACEWAY

Article Date: 12 Mar 13

Queensland’s premier drag racing facility is set for a Mad March with no less than three events to hit the Willowbank Raceway quarter-mile over the next three weekends.

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MATHESON HUNTS ‘FIVE SECOND’ MARK AT EASTER SPECTACULAR

Article Date: 8 Mar 13

Three-time ANDRA Top Bike champion Chris Matheson is set to hit Willowbank Raceway later this month (29-30 March) in pursuit of becoming the first ever ‘five second’ nitro-powered bike pilot in Australia.

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US STARS LARRY DIXON AND LEE BEARD CONFIRMED FOR EASTER AT WILLOWBANK RACEWAY

Article Date: 6 Mar 13

The Santo’s Cranes Super 3 Extreme Drag Race at Willowbank Raceway will play host to NHRA royalty later this month when three-time NHRA Top Fuel champion Larry Dixon and renowned crew chief Lee Beard jet ‘down under’ to join the Rapisarda International Autosport team at the 29-30 March event.

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FINAL COUNTDOWN TO NEW SUPER 3 RACE FORMAT BEGINS

Article Date: 1 Mar 13

Just four weeks remain until the Santo’s Cranes Super 3 Extreme Drag Race event brings professional drag racing at Willowbank Raceway back to the Easter timeslot for the first time in many years.

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OLD SCHOOL HORSEPOWER TO FIRE UP AT WILLOWBANK THIS SATURDAY

Article Date: 20 Feb 13

Willowbank Raceway will host more than 120 nostalgia drag racing vehicles on track this weekend for the first Cruzin Magazine Nostalgia Drags event of 2013.

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RECORD NUMBER OF RACERS ANSWER THE CALL FOR POINTS-PAYING DEBUT OF 2013

Article Date: 15 Feb 13

A record number of competitors have signed up for this Saturday’s Super Sportsman event at Willowbank Raceway – the venue’s first track championship points-paying event of 2013.

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WILLOWBANK RACEWAY TO HOST FIRST POINTS CHALLENGE OF 2013 THIS WEEKEND

Article Date: 13 Feb 13

This Saturday approximately 100 racers are expected to take to the track at Willowbank Raceway for the first track championship ‘points-paying’ round of the New Year.

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ENTRIES OPEN AS COUNTDOWN TO WILLOWBANK RACEWAY EASTER THRILLS BEGINS

Article Date: 7 Feb 13

With just under eight weeks until Willowbank Raceway hosts the revolutionary new Santo’s Cranes Super 3 Extreme Drag Race event, entries have now opened via the Raceway’s website.

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‘KILLER TOMATA’ TO LEAD NEW NOSTALGIA SUPER STOCK CATEGORY TO WILLOWBANK RACEWAY THIS MONTH

Article Date: 6 Feb 13

Willowbank Raceway’s upcoming Cruzin Magazine Nostalgia Drags event (February 23) will host a brand new category for nostalgia racing – Nostalgia Super Stock.

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SARAH READY TO FLY THE FLAG FOR WARWICK AT EIGHTH MILE SERIES OPENER

Article Date: 5 Feb 13

The opening round of the 2013 JP Racing Eighth Mile Drag Racing Series is expected to attract more than 100 racers from all over Queensland come February 9.

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NOSTALGIC INSPIRATION STATE-SIDE SPURS ON PETER LEAHY

Article Date: 24 Jan 13

More than 200 nostalgia vehicles are expected to descend on Willowbank Raceway in just over four weeks for round one of the 2013 Cruzin Magazine Nostalgia Drags Series (23 February). When they do, one racer in particular will most likely be feeling more nostalgic than most.

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SIBLINGS READY TO RACE FOR EIGHTH MILE HONOURS AT WARWICK DRAGWAY

Article Date: 22 Jan 13

It is often said that the family that plays together, stays together. This is certainly an adage the Oberg family has taken to heart with mum and dad overseeing their sons competing in the sport of drag racing.

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DRAG RACING STARS THROW THEIR SUPPORT BEHIND WILLOWBANK RACEWAY'S REVOLUTIONARY NEW EVENT FORMAT

Article Date: 17 Jan 13

Former national Top Fuel champion Phil Lamattina and Top Alcohol veteran Steve Reed – winner of the 2012 FUCHS Winternationals Top Alcohol trophy – have thrown their support behind Willowbank Raceway’s revolutionary new Santo’s Cranes Super 3 Extreme Drag Race event.

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Revolutionary new event format promises Easter thrills at Willowbank Raceway

Article Date: 7 Dec 12

ANDRA and Willowbank Raceway are pleased to announce an exciting new event will be added to the 2013 calendar featuring championship rounds of Top Fuel and Top Alcohol

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JP RACING EIGHTH MILE SERIES TO RETURN IN 2013

Article Date: 6 Dec 12

Following a successful 2012 campaign, the JP Racing Eighth Mile Drag Racing Series is set to return in 2013.

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Following car-wrecking accident, Bob Frawley returns to the drivers' seat at Willowbank Raceway this weekend

Article Date: 20 Nov 12

This Saturday at Willowbank Raceway Deception Bay drag racing veteran Bob Frawley will make his return to the drivers’ seat just two weeks after his car was destroyed in a barrel-rolling accident at Warwick Dragway.

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ANFA PIONEER AWARDS

Article Date: 19 Nov 12

The Australian Nostalgia Fuel Association Pioneer Awards night was held at Western Sydney International Dragway on Saturday night.

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Warwick Dragway preparations for eighth mile finale continue as 2013 series confirmed

Article Date: 7 Nov 12

As the final preparations are made for this weekend’s final round of the 2012 JP Racing Eighth Mile Drag Racing Series at Warwick Dragway (November 10), series organisers have confirmed they will be back to do it all again in 2013.

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LOCAL RACERS LINE UP FOR FINAL 2012 EIGHTH MILE HIT-OUT

Article Date: 30 Oct 12

No less than four home-town racers are in the running for 2012 JP Racing Eighth Mile Drag Racing Series glory as the countdown continues to its final round, to be held at Warwick Dragway on Saturday November 10.

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QUARTER-MILE SEASON SET TO TAKE-OFF THIS WEEKEND AT WILLOWBANK RACEWAY

Article Date: 25 Oct 12

Following a massive month in circuit racing which included the Bathurst 1000 and locally the Gold Coast 600, it is time for Queensland’s motorsport enthusiasts to turn their attentions to the quarter mile with the state’s premier drag racing facility kicking off its season this weekend.

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IPSWICH CYCLING CLUB TO CALL WILLOWBANK RACEWAY HOME

Article Date: 23 Oct 12

Willowbank Raceway is pleased to announce a joint venture with Ipswich City Council and Ipswich Cycling Club to make Queensland’s premier drag racing facility the home of cycling in Ipswich.

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Breast Cancer support on display in Willowbank

Article Date: 11 Oct 12

More than a hundred Pink Lady silhouettes will be on display at Willowbank Raceway on 13 Oct 2012 in a meaningful show of support for women and families affected by breast cancer.

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200+ ENTRANTS FOR AUSTRALIA’S LARGEST HI-TECH AUTOMOTIVE LIFESTYLE FESTIVAL THIS WEEKEND AT WILLOWBANK RACEWAY

Article Date: 18 Sep 12

More than 200 racers will hit the track this coming Saturday and Sunday when Australia’s largest hi-tech automotive lifestyle event, the Jamboree, comes to Willowbank Raceway.

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AVENUE OF HONOUR

Article Date: 17 Sep 12

Willowbank Raceway is currently finalizing the next order of bricks for the Avenue of Honour. To make sure you get your brick in this order, complete the application form and return to us no later than the 30th September as this will be the closing time for the next order.

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STAR-STUDDED PRO STREET FIELD TO HIT WILLOWBANK RACEWAY TOMORROW

Article Date: 14 Sep 12

More than 110 Pro Street muscle machines will hit Willowbank Raceway tomorrow for the Australian Pro Street Association’s Pro Street Shootout.

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PRO STOCK STAR GETS IN THE SLOW LANE FOR VETERAN CAR TOUR

Article Date: 12 Sep 12

This Friday Willowbank Raceway will play host to what some are calling ‘the world’s slowest drag race’ when more than 130 veteran cars and bikes take to Queensland’s premier drag racing facility as part of the 2012 City of Ipswich National Veteran Tour.

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Pro Stock heroes line up for Pro Street Shootout this weekend

Article Date: 11 Sep 12

This weekend’s Pro Street Shootout will play host to a veritable ‘who’s who’ of the professional Pro Stock ranks when it hits Queensland’s premier drag racing facility, Willowbank Raceway, on Saturday 15 September.

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Australia's largest hi-tech automotive lifestyle event comes back to Brisbane

Article Date: 7 Sep 12

In just over two weeks Willowbank Raceway will be set upon by around 250 racers and thousands of enthusiasts as the Jamboree comes back to town over 22-23 September.

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MEDIA RELEASE CANNULI AND BEKTASH CONFIRMED FOR PRO STREET SHOOTOUT

Article Date: 4 Sep 12

Top Alcohol stalwart John Cannuli and Pro Stock star Lee Bektash will be leading the way in a field of around 130 Pro Street racers when the Australian Pro Street Association’s Pro Street Shootout hits Willowbank Raceway on Saturday 15 September 2012.

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VETERANS TO ROLL UP FOR WORLD'S SLOWEST DRAG RACE

Article Date: 31 Aug 12

Willowbank Raceway will play host to what some are calling the world’s slowest drag race when The Veteran Car Club of Australia (QLD) heads to Queensland’s premier drag racing facility on Friday 14 September 2012.

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IAN HAM: EIGHTH MILE RACING’S BIGGEST FAN

Article Date: 20 Aug 12

Sixty year old Ian Ham knows a thing or two about drag racing – the father of Top Alcohol competitor Steven Ham, he has been around drag racing for decades and finally stepped into the drivers’ seat himself 10 years ago when he bought himself a Sean Mullins built Modified dragster for his fiftieth birthday.

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Media release – Jannusch eyes local three from three at Warwick Dragway

Article Date: 14 Aug 12

Drayton’s Nathan Jannusch is looking to achieve a trio of ‘three from three’ results when he heads to his home-track of Warwick Dragway next weekend for round three of the JP Racing Queensland Eighth Mile Drag Racing Series.

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MEDIA RELEASE 220 PLUS NOSTALIGA RACERS CONFIRMED FOR THIS WEEKEND AT WILLOWBANK RACEWAY

Article Date: 7 Aug 12

With the entry list now closed, 221 nostalgia racers are confirmed for this weekend’s (11 and 12 August 2012) Cruzin Magazine Nostalgia Nationals at Willowbank Raceway, led by three nostalgia nitro funny cars.

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MEDIA RELEASE - BEKTASH READY TO LEAD MOPAR ARMY TO WILLOWBANK RACEWAY

Article Date: 24 Jul 12

Pro Stock star Lee Bektash will lead an expected 350 plus mopar machines to Willowbank Raceway this weekend for the 10th annual Mopar Sunday drag racing event at Queensland’s premier drag racing facility.

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NITRO FUNNY CAR, TOP FUEL STAR DAMIEN HARRIS JOINS NOSTALGIA RANKS

Article Date: 19 Jul 12

Nitro Funny Car and Top Fuel driver Damien Harris has been confirmed as the pilot of Paul Shackleton’s Nostalgia Nitro Funny Car at next month’s Cruzin Magazine Nostalgia Nationals at Willowbank Raceway.

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BENARABY SET FOR ACTION AS EIGHTH MILE SERIES COMES TO TOWN

Article Date: 17 Jul 12

Benaraby Raceway is getting ready to host more than 100racers on Saturday 21st July 2012 for round two of the JP Racing Eighth Mile Drag Racing Series.

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PARRY LOOKING TO BE ON THE MONEY IN BENARABY

Article Date: 16 Jul 12

Benaraby Raceway regular Tom Parry will be looking to be ‘on the money’ come 21 July when he heads to the drag strip for round two of the 2012 JP Racing Eighth Mile Drag Racing Series.

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MEDIA RELEASE - PARALYMPIAN CATCHES RACING BUG AS LONDON PLANS CONFIRMED

Article Date: 13 Jul 12

Seventeen year old runner Torita Isaac of Marsden is on her way to London after being selected for the Paralympic Games.

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Nostalgias countdown underway at Willowbank Raceway

Article Date: 4 Jul 12

Just a month remains until the Cruzin Magazine Nostalgia Nationals hits Willowbank Raceway over the 11th and 12th of August 2012.

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Champions crowned at FUCHS Winternationals

Article Date: 13 Jun 12

Willowbank Raceway has hosted a frenetic FUCHS Winternationals finals day today with Australia’s largest drag racing event and the finale of the 2011/2012 Australian National Drag Racing Association (ANDRA) drag racing season coming to a close this evening at Queensland’s premier drag racing facility.

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STAGE SET FOR FINALS THRILLS AT FUCHS WINTERNATIONALS TOMORROW

Article Date: 11 Jun 12

The stage is set for an ‘edge of your seat’ finals day tomorrow with all qualifying now complete for Willowbank Raceway’s FUCHS Winternationals.

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Zappia blasts day two of Winternationals with quickest Doorslammer pass in Australia

Article Date: 9 Jun 12

Perfect weather greeted an excited crowd at day two of the 2012 FUCHS Winternationals at Willowbank Raceway today, with Australia’s largest drag racing event now well and truly underway at Queensland’s premier drag racing facility.

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FUCHS Winternationals kick off after perfect preamble overnight

Article Date: 8 Jun 12

The FUCHS Winternationals at Willowbank Raceway enjoyed the perfect preamble overnight with the annual fan evening at Riverlink Shopping Centre.

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FUCHS Winternationals stars descend on Logan Hyperdome

Article Date: 7 Jun 12

With less than 24 hours remaining until Australia’s largest drag racing event – the FUCHS Winternationals - kicks off at Willowbank Raceway tomorrow, a number of the stars of Australian drag racing have descended on the Logan Hyperdome for a media and fan day in the Piazza.

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Kirsten Tucker eyes the prize as time ticks towards FUCHS Winternationals

Article Date: 6 Jun 12

Just days remain until more than 500 racers and an estimated 38,000 spectators from all over Australia and New Zealand head to Queensland’s premier drag racing facility Willowbank Raceway for the FUCHS Winternationals.

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Morgan set for a showdown spectacular at Willowbank this weekend

Article Date: 6 Jun 12

The time has come for Darren Morgan and the AEG Powertools Top Fuel Dragster as the team search for back-to-back ANDRA Pro Series Top Fuel Championships heading into the 2011/2012 series final at the Willowbank Raceway this weekend.

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FUCHS Winternationals fan fun

Article Date: 5 Jun 12

On Thursday 7 June 2012, with less than 24 hours remaining until Australia’s largest drag racing event – the FUCHS Winternationals - kicks off at Willowbank Raceway, fans will have no less than two free chances to meet and greet with the stars of their sport at the Logan Hyperdome and Riverlink Shopping Centre.

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late drag racing legend to be honoured at FUCHS Winternationals

Article Date: 1 Jun 12

The late Mick Atholwood – a legend of the sport of drag racing in Australia – will be honoured at Willowbank Raceway’s FUCHS Winternationals (8-11 June 2012) with a special memorial trophy to be awarded to the Top Fuel winner.

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Lamattina's passion from Junior Dragster to Top Fuel

Article Date: 30 May 12

Top Fuel drag racer Phil Lamattina knows what it is like to be an Australian champion and one of the fastest men in the country, but it is watching his son grow into a racer in his own right that is making him proudest.

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Queensland woman to make professional drag racing debut at Fuchs Winternationals

Article Date: 23 May 12

Kirsten Tucker, the sister of Pro Stock championship contender Shane Tucker, will make her professional drag racing debut at the Fuchs Winternationals at Willowbank Raceway on June 8-11.

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Pro Stock arms race ramps up ahead of Fuchs Winternationals

Article Date: 21 May 12

The tight competition of the Pro Stock drag racing category continues to ramp up with teams calling in reinforcements ahead of the Fuchs Winternationals.

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Championship chases to explode at FUCHS Winternationals

Article Date: 18 May 12

Championship mayhem can be expected this Queen’s birthday long weekend at Willowbank Raceway, with a number of title battles set to come down to the wire at the season-finale FUCHS Winternationals on 8-11 June 2012.

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SPORTSMAN RACERS READY FOR WILLOWBANK RACEWAY THRILLS AT THIS SATURDAY MAY 19th SPORTSMAN EVENT

Article Date: 17 May 12

Racers from all over QLD are expected to front up for this weekend’s sixth round of the Willowbank Raceway Track Championship, which is also a great testing opportunity for the upcoming Rocket Allstars Racing Series (RARS ) national points round at the FUCHS Winternationals at Willowbank Raceway in June.

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History making Pro Stock field for Fuchs Winternationals

Article Date: 16 May 12

The super-competitive drag racing division of Pro Stock will be even more cut throat at the Fuchs Winternationals at Willowbank Raceway with 26 cars entered for the event.

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460 + ENTRIES AND CLIMBING FOR BIG FUCHS WINTERNATIONALS SHOW

Article Date: 9 May 12

No less than 463 racers from all over Australia and New Zealand have already thrown their hats in the ring for the 45th Fuchs Winternationals at Queensland's premier drag racing facility, Willowbank Raceway, across June 8-11, 2012.

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BEATON, PINKSTONE READY FOR FIRST 2012 EIGHTH MILE HIT-OUT

Article Date: 17 Apr 12

2011 series winners Michael Beaton and Andrew Pinkstone are ready and rearing to go at this weekend's opening round of the JP Racing Eighth Mile Drag Racing Series at Willowbank Raceway.

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AUTOSPECTACULAR SET TO SHINE FOR THOUSANDS OF CAR ENTHUSIASTS AT WILLOWBANK RACEWAY

Article Date: 12 Apr 12

This weekend thousands of car enthusiasts and over 1000 display car and bikes will head to Queensland’s premier drag racing facility for the second-running of the Shannons Queensland Autospectacular.

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EARLY INTEREST POINTS TO WINTERNATIONALS BONANZA

Article Date: 5 Apr 12

More than 330 entries have already been received for Australia’s largest drag racing event, the Fuchs Lubricants Winternationals, ten weeks out from the 8-11 June 2012 outing at Willowbank Raceway.

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PRO STREET REARING TO GO AT WILLOWBANK RACEWAY

Article Date: 5 Apr 12

More than 120 pro street racers will take over Queensland’s premier drag racing facility this Easter Saturday for the Australian Pro Street Association (APSA) Pro Street Shootout.

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FUCHS SIGNS ON AS WINTERNATS NAMING SPONSOR

Article Date: 9 Mar 12

Willowbank Raceway and FUCHS Lubricants are excited to announce the leading lubricants company as the naming rights sponsor of the greatest spectacle in drag racing – the Winternationals.

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CRUZIN MAGAZINE NOSTALGIA DRAGS POSTPONED TO NEXT SATURDAY MARCH 3RD

Article Date: 24 Feb 12

Due to the extreme weather forecast for the next 24 hours, Willowbank Raceway Management has postponed the Cruzin Magazine Nostalgia Drags to next Saturday March 3rd.

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More than 170 nostalgia racers line up for this Saturday’s action as future dates confirmed

Article Date: 20 Feb 12

As more than 170 nostalgia racers prepare for this Saturday’s Cruzin Magazine Nostalgia Drags at Willowbank Raceway, the facility has confirmed the date for its second Nostalgia hit-out for 2012.

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Sportsman racers get set for Willowbank thrills

Article Date: 16 Feb 12

More than 120 racers are expected to front up for this weekend’s fourth round of the Willowbank Raceway Track Championship, which is also a great testing opportunity for the upcoming Rocket Allstars Racing Series (RARS ) national points rounds.

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Sponsors, racers throw their support behind Willowbank nostalgia action

Article Date: 9 Feb 12

Sponsors and racers are throwing their support behind the first nostalgia event to be held at Willowbank Raceway under the facility’s management.

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EIGHTH MILE SERIES READY TO FIRE IN 2012

Article Date: 2 Feb 12

Eighth mile action is back bigger than ever, with the 2012 JP Racing Eighth Mile Drag Racing Series formally announced today by series organisers.

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Early Bird Entry Discount for 2012 Winternationals

Article Date: 25 Jan 12

Willowbank Raceway announced today a Brand New “Three Stage” Early Bird Entry concept for the 2012 Winternationals

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The cool way to get to school

Article Date: 19 Jan 12

In what may be one of the more unique drag races in history, two of Australia's safest and greenest school buses will match up on Saturday at Willowbank Raceway.

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A new rocket for Davison

Article Date: 17 Jan 12

Park Ridge drag racer Mark Davison is entering the Rocket Allstars Racing Series this weekend at Willowbank Raceway with a new weapon.

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Australia Post never slow with this postie

Article Date: 13 Jan 12

When Tammy Goldthorpe is on her delivery run for Australia Post, you can rest assured that she
will never be late.

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An Open Letter from the Willowbank Raceway Management Committee

Article Date: 19 Dec 11

In the last 12 months, there have been a number of significant changes taking place to the drag racing landscape in Australia, not the least being the restructure of ANDRA Ltd board, which we support.

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Rumours addressed by Willowbank Raceway

Article Date: 2 Dec 11

Following the announcement of the new insurance arrangements by Willowbank Raceway last week, a number of rumours and questions have come to the tracks attention.

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Media Release – new phase for Nostalgia Drag Racing at Willowbank Raceway

Article Date: 1 Dec 11

Willowbank Raceway has formed a new association with Cruzin Magazine which will see Nostalgia drag racing at the facility under the care of Willowbank Raceway management.

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PERTH, SYDNEY AND WILLOWBANK UNITE FOR CHANGE

Article Date: 26 Nov 11

Australia’s premier Drag Racing facilities – the Perth Motorplex, Sydney Dragway and Queensland’s Willowbank Raceway – have today introduced a wave of new initiatives designed to make it easier for new Drag Racing enthusiasts to start out in the sport.

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FLAME AND THUNDER REIGNS AT WILLOWBANK RACEWAY

Article Date: 17 Nov 11

Thunderous super trucks, flame-throwing nitro and nostalgia funny cars and jet-powered dragsters – that is just some of what you can expect to see at Willowbank Raceway’s upcoming Flame and Thunder Extravaganza.

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NEW “SUPER SPORTSMAN EVENT” SET TO KICKSTART WILLOWBANK RACEWAY’S DRAG RACING SEASON

Article Date: 4 Nov 11

The 2011 / 2012 Drag Racing Season at Willowbank Raceway will be kick started by a BRAND NEW Super Sportsman event this Saturday – November 5th 2011

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WILLOWBANK RACEWAY WILL ONCE AGAIN TURN PINK FOR A CAUSE!

Article Date: 14 Oct 11

PINK CAR NATION...MINI-FIELD OF WOMEN EVENT...BREAST CANCER TRIBUTE...22ND OCTOBER 2011

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QUEENSLAND STREET CAR MAGAZINE EIGHTH MILE SERIES CHAMPIONS CROWNED AT IRONBARK RACEWAY

Article Date: 26 Sep 11

The final round of the Queensland Street Car Magazine 2011 Eighth Mile Drag Racing Series was held at western Queensland’s Ironbark Raceway on the weekend.

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PRO STREET SHOOTOUT GRAND FINALS ARE ON AT WILLOWBANK RACEWAY

Article Date: 14 Sep 11

The Pro Street drag racing world will be focused on Willowbank Raceway, when the Pro Street Shootout Grand Finals hit Queensland’s premier drag strip on Saturday September 17.

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IRONBARK RACEWAY TO HOST FINAL ROUND OF EIGHTH MILE SERIES

Article Date: 6 Sep 11

The fourth and final round of the Queensland Street Car Magazine South Queensland Eighth Mile Drag Racing Series will hit Roma’s Ironbark Raceway on Saturday 24th September.

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JAMBOREE POSTPONED UNTIL OCTOBER 1-2

Article Date: 25 Aug 11

After consultation with local weather experts, Willowbank Raceway and Jamboree promoter – Ray Box – have elected to postpone this weekend’s 21st annual Jamboree until the weekend of October 1-2.

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JAMBOREE SET FOR MASSIVE 21st BASH AT WILLOWBANK

Article Date: 24 Aug 11

The biggest drag racing event of its kind in the world - Jamboree - is set to celebrate its 21st birthday at Willowbank Raceway with a wild weekend of turbo charged racing action, this Saturday and Sunday - August 27/28.

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SUPER SWAP MEET AND NOSTALGIA DRAGS MAKE FOR GREAT WEEKEND AT WILLOWBANK!

Article Date: 12 Aug 11

There’s a double reason to spend this weekend at Willowbank Raceway, with the Nostalgia Nationals being held over both days and the Super Swap Meet to be held on Saturday.

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TREMAYNE THE BIG WINNER AS WINTERS FINALS WASHOUT

Article Date: 17 Jul 11

Aaron Tremayne was the big winner at the Castrol EDGE Winternationals, taking his fourth straight ANDRA Pro Series Pro Stock Championship at Willowbank today, despite being knocked out in the semi-finals and finals not taking place due to a freak shower.

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CASTROL EDGE WINTERNATIONALS TO RESUME TOMORROW

Article Date: 16 Jul 11

The Castrol EDGE Winternationals will resume tomorrow with eliminations for all ANDRA Pro Series and Rocket All Stars Series categories after a frustrating day at Willowbank Raceway.

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NEWCOMBE SMASHES PRO STOCK RECORD IN WINTERNATIONALS TESTING

Article Date: 13 Jul 11

Dave Newcombe has become the first Pro Stock driver in Australia to record a time in the six second bracket during testing this morning for this weekend's Castrol EDGE Winternationals resumption at Willowbank Raceway.

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BIG CROWD TURNS OUT FOR BENARABY ONE-EIGTH MILE ROUND

Article Date: 13 Jul 11

The penultimate round of the Queensland Street Car One-Eighth Mile Drag Racing Series has been run and won at Benaraby Raceway near Gladstone, with a good crowd turning out for the event.

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PRO STOCK HOSTILITIES READY TO RESUME AT WINTERS

Article Date: 8 Jul 11

ANDRA Pro Series Pro Stock has developed a reputation as being one of the tightest categories on the drag racing scene and spectators at the Castrol EDGE Winternationals re-run over the weekend of July 15-17 at Willowbank Raceway will see exactly why.

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BOYNE ISLAND RACER LOOKING FOR BIG BENARABY PERFORMANCE

Article Date: 7 Jul 11

Young Boyne Island drag racing sensation, Aaron Neucom is hoping a big hometown crowd will turn out to watch him in the Queensland Street Car Magazine One-Eighth Mile Series event to be held at Benaraby Raceway on July 9.

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IT’S EAST VS WEST IN TOP DOORSLAMMER WINTERNATIONALS WARFARE

Article Date: 7 Jul 11

The Castrol EDGE Winternationals Top Doorslammer field is set to explode when the categories’ heavy hitters return to Willowbank Raceway for the event’s continuation July 15-17.

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LAURIE TURNS BACK THE CLOCK FOR BENARABY

Article Date: 5 Jul 11

Current leader in the Queensland Street Car Eighth Mile Drag Racing Series Super Street bracket, Laurie Bonato, is returning to his drag racing roots on July 9 for the penultimate round of the Series at Benaraby Raceway.

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AMERICAN STAR RETURNS FOR RESCHEDULED WINTERNATIONALS

Article Date: 4 Jul 11

Willowbank Raceway is busily preparing for the rescheduled event, with indications showing that it could be even bigger than the original weekend.

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NINE'S TODAY SHOW AT CASTROL EDGE WINTERNATIONALS - TOMORROW

Article Date: 15 Jun 11

The Nine Network’s Logie Award winning TODAY Show visited Willowbank Raceway for the Castrol EDGE Winternationals last weekend and spent a day with West Australian lady racer on the move – Michelle Osborn.

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CASTROL EDGE WINTERNATIONALS POSTPONED UNTIL JULY 15-17

Article Date: 12 Jun 11

Overnight rain has forced the postponement of the 44th Castrol EDGE Winternationals at Willowbank Raceway until the weekend of July 15-17, 2011.

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ACTION COMES THICK AND FAST AT WINTERNATIONALS DAY ONE

Article Date: 10 Jun 11

The 44th Castrol EDGE Winternationals got underway in spectacular fashion in perfect weather conditions at Willowbank Raceway today – with plenty of action setting the scene for tomorrow’s continuation of qualifying.

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BRISBANE CBD ENJOYS TASTE OF NITRO POWER

Article Date: 9 Jun 11

Brisbane’s Reddacliff Place was transformed into a nitro fan’s dream today when a taste of the Castrol EDGE Winternationals came to the city – ahead of tomorrow's first day of the 44th Winternationals at Willowbank Raceway.

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IT'S PORSCHE Vs. PRO STOCK AT THE CASTROL EDGE WINTERNATIONALS

Article Date: 8 Jun 11

Current Porsche Carrera Cup Championship leader – Steve Richards is preparing for an altogether different challenge – he will be taking a Porsche Turbo road car onto the Willowbank Raceway quarter mile drag strip to race against a fully-fledged ANDRA Pro Stock racer at the Castrol EDGE Winternationals (June 10-13).

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WINTERS WARM-UP POINTS TOWARDS QUICK CASTROL EDGE WINTERNATIONALS

Article Date: 6 Jun 11

The stage has been set for a stunning Castrol EDGE Winternationals at Willowbank Raceway this coming weekend with some incredibly quick passes being recorded at the Winters Warmup.

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MEDIA ALERT - SPORTS MINISTER REVS UP FOR IPSWICH ECONOMIC INJECTION

Article Date: 6 Jun 11

Queensland Sports Minister Phil Reeves will enjoy an up close and personal experience with the dynamic sport of professional drag racing on Tuesday June 7, as ANDRA Top Fuel Championship leader Darren Morgan’s 8000 horsepower dragster starts up in front of Parliament House.

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WINTERS WARM-UP TO PROVIDE EARLY FORM GUIDE

Article Date: 3 Jun 11

One week to go until 2011 Castrol EDGE Winternationals (Friday June 10 – Monday June 13)

This Saturday and Sunday June 4 and 5 will provide the perfect early form guide for the 2011 Castrol EDGE Winternationals as entrants take the opportunity to test their high powered machines at the official Winters Warm-up weekend ahead of the June 10-13 event at Willowbank Raceway.

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BROTHERLY LOVE SEES KELLY TACKLE TITLE DEFENSE

Article Date: 3 Jun 11

At the end of April, defending Modified national Champion Kelly Corbett suffered a heartbreaking blow – crashing her NSANE.net.au Modified dragster during qualifying for the penultimate round of the Rocket All Stars Racing Series chase.

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NHRA SUPERSTAR - CORY McCLENATHAN - TO RACE AT CASTROL EDGE WINTERNATIONALS

Article Date: 27 May 11

As far as last minute inclusions into the 44th Castrol EDGE Winternationals Top Fuel field goes – they don’t come much bigger than NHRA superstar, Cory McClenathan – who will take to the wheel of a Rapisarda Racing machine for the event at Willowbank Raceway, June 10-13.

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7000HP TO DESCEND ON BRISBANE CBD

Article Date: 27 May 11

Willowbank Raceway display at Reddacliff Place Thursday 9 June, 8.00am – 6.00pm

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BATTLE OF 500 SET FOR WILLOWBANK'S CASTROL EDGE WINTERNATIONALS

Article Date: 24 May 11

More than 500 racers will take up residence at Willowbank Raceway across the Queen’s Birthday Long Weekend of June 10-13 as the venue hosts the largest drag racing event held outside of the US – the Castrol EDGE Winternationals.

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DRAG RACING HISTORY ON SHOW AT THE CASTROL EDGE WINTERNATIONALS

Article Date: 23 May 11

One of the key vehicles in the history of Australian drag racing will be on show at Willowbank Raceway's Castrol EDGE Winternationals (June 10-13).

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FOUR-WAY DOORSLAMMER FIGHT FOR WINTERNATS

Article Date: 20 May 11

At the 2010 Castrol EDGE Winternationals the Top Doorslammer ANDRA Pro Series Championship fight came down to nine points and two racers, with John Zappia and Robin Judd taking the battle all the way to the very last run of the season.

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MORGAN V READ FOR WINTERS HONOURS

Article Date: 19 May 11

If Darren Morgan claims the ANDRA Pro Series Top Fuel Championship at Willowbank Raceway’s Castrol EDGE Winternationals over June 10-13, it will be the first time an owner/driver has taken the title since Jim Read in 2006.

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EIGHTH MILE SERIES RD 2 RUN AND WON IN WARWICK

Article Date: 17 May 11

Round two of the Queensland Street Car Magazine Eighth Mile Drag Racing Series has been run and won at Warwick Dragway, with more than 120 racers taking part.

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BARBAGALLO RETURNS TO SCENE OF THE CRIME

Article Date: 16 May 11

Willowbank Raceway’s Castrol EDGE Winternationals will host John Barbagallo’s first ‘runs in anger’ at the site of his massive November testing crash.

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TIGHTEST BATTLE IN YEARS FOR PRO STOCK AT WILLOWBANK RACEWAY

Article Date: 13 May 11

The ANDRA Pro Series category of Pro Stock will boast not only the largest Pro field of the season-ending Castrol EDGE Winternationals at Willowbank Raceway over June 10-13, but also the tightest battle for the championship.

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LOY RIDES MOMENTUM WAVE TO WARWICK EIGHTH MILE EVENT

Article Date: 11 May 11

Warwick racer Matthew Loy is riding a wave of momentum in the Junior Dragster category currently, and is hoping to keep the ride going at Warwick Raceway this weekend.

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NEWBY POISED TO STRIKE AT WINTERNATIONALS

Article Date: 10 May 11

Willowbank Raceway's Castrol EDGE Winternationals (June 10-13) will play host to Top Alcohol champion Wayne Newby's best shot in recent years of claiming his third ANDRA Pro Series championship.

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DOEBLIEN AND SON TAKE ON EIGHTH MILE SERIES AT WARWICK

Article Date: 9 May 11

Forty-one year old Super Sedan racer Darren Doeblien may have been drag racing almost as long as his son has been alive, yet he is perfectly confident leaving the big calls to 14 year old Brandon when it comes to his racing, and it is paying off.

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WINTERNATS THE PLACE TO BE THIS QUEEN'S BIRTHDAY LONG WEEKEND

Article Date: 4 May 11

For those looking for something different to entertain the family during the next long weekend, Willowbank Raceway’s Castrol EDGE Winternationals could be just the ticket.

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QUARTER-MILE SMILE FOR IPSWICH FAMILY

Article Date: 3 May 11

A trip to the quarter-mile was exactly what the doctor ordered for Ipswich’s Tarrant family this evening, with the flood-affected family receiving some welcome ‘time out’ at Willowbank Raceway.

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BADCOCK LOOKS TO FINISH PRO BIKE CAREER ON A HIGH

Article Date: 29 Apr 11

Reigning Pro Stock Motorcycle champion Andrew Badcock will step out of the riders seat at the conclusion of the 2011 Castrol EDGE Winternationals, and when he does so he hopes to be celebrating back-to-back ANDRA Pro Series Championship wins.

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PILKINGTON HEADS CROSS COUNTRY FOR WINTERS DEBUT

Article Date: 20 Apr 11

Fresh from securing the Top Comp championship in his home-state of West Australia, Rob Pilkington is about to head cross-country to Willowbank Raceway for the Castrol EDGE Winternationals.

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MAYOR WELCOMES WINTERNATS AS COUNTDOWN TICKS ON

Article Date: 15 Apr 11

Only eight weeks remain before the largest drag racing event outside of the US comes to Ipswich's Willowbank Raceway, with the Castrol EDGE Winternationals set to kick off on June 10 – 13.

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MEDIA RELEASE - ENTHUSIASTS GET BEHIND ALL-NEW AUTOSPECTACULAR

Article Date: 14 Apr 11

The all-new Shannons Queensland Autospectacular has been hailed a success by organisers, with Willowbank Raceway playing host to a wide array of enthusiasts at the weekend.

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AUTOSPECTACULAR READY TO REV UP AT WILLOWBANK RACEWAY

Article Date: 4 Apr 11

The countdown is almost over for the all-new Shannons Queensland Autospectacular, which will be held this Sunday April 10 at Willowbank Raceway.

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FATHER V SON, FORD V HOLDEN AT QLD AUTO SPECTACULAR

Article Date: 31 Mar 11

During next weekend's Shannon's Queensland Auto Spectacular there will be a healthy vein of competition running through the Willowbank Raceway grounds, with a wheel changing competition set to pit the enthusiasts against each other in a race for prizes and bragging rights.

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LOCALS DOMINATE PRO SERIES FINALS AT TOP FUEL CHAMPIONSHIPS

Article Date: 28 Mar 11

It was all about the locals at Willowbank Raceway's Top Fuel Championships this evening; with two of the three ANDRA Pro Series categories - Top Fuel and Pro Stock Bike - coming down to state-pride battles between locals and Victorians, while the third, Top Bike, saw two Brisbanites battle for the win.

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LAMATTINA BLAZES TO TRACK RECORD AT WILLOWBANK RACEWAY

Article Date: 26 Mar 11

Top Fuel racer Phil Lamattina has provided a perfect opening on a perfect day to Willowbank Raceway’s Top Fuel Championships, with a blistering 520 plus kilometre per hour record-setting pass to close out qualifying tonight.

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FAN NIGHT PROVIDES PERFECT PRECURSOR TO TOP FUEL CHAMPS START

Article Date: 25 Mar 11

Riverlink Shopping Centre provided the perfect precursor to tomorrow’s Top Fuel Championships kick-off with a special fan night in its foodcourt this evening.

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SAINTY TO DRAW ON U.S. INSPIRATION FOR TOP FUEL CHAMPS

Article Date: 24 Mar 11

Just weeks ago Aussie Top Fuel racer Terry Sainty fulfilled a lifelong dream – to race in the NHRA Full Throttle Series in the United States.

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MEET THE STARS BEFORE THEY HIT THE TRACK THIS THURSDAY

Article Date: 22 Mar 11

Drag racing fans will have the chance to meet some of the stars before they hit Willowbank Raceway for the Australian Top Fuel Championships, with a special fan night planned for the Riverlink Shopping Centre foodcourt from 6.30pm this Thursday.

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TOP FUEL CHAMPS READY TO FIRE UP

Article Date: 21 Mar 11

More than 200 racers will head to Queensland’s premier drag racing facility this weekend for the Top Fuel Championships at Willowbank Raceway across March 25 and 26.

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42,000HP SET TO HIT WILLOWBANK AS TOP FUEL TITLE CHASE CONTINUES

Article Date: 18 Mar 11

The power of forty two thousand horses will be hitting Queensland’s premier drag racing facility on March 25 and 26, when six flame-throwing, 7000hp Top Fuel dragsters head to Willowbank Raceway for the Top Fuel Championships.

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FATHER AND SON PUSHING FOR PRO BIKE GLORY

Article Date: 18 Mar 11

Fathers and sons working together is a combination that can often be one of extremes, but for father and son duo Peter and Maurice Allen, the pathway has so far been paved with success as they contest the ANDRA Pro Series Pro Stock Motorcycle championship.

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RIVERLINK TO HOST DRAG RACING ELITE

Article Date: 16 Mar 11

A taste of the quarter-mile will take up residence in Ipswich’s Riverlink Shoppping Centre next week, in the lead up to Willowbank Raceway’s Top Fuel Championships (March 25 and 26).

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DOORSLAMMER STAR TRIUMPHS AT PRO STREET SHOOTOUT

Article Date: 14 Mar 11

ANDRA Pro Series star Ben Bray punctuated the Pro Street Shootout winners list at Willowbank Raceway at the weekend, taking victory in the popular APSA Outlaw 10.5 category during the Australian Pro Street Association event.

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TWO-WHEELED NITRO POWER TO DELIGHT WILLOWBANK FANS

Article Date: 11 Mar 11

Fans of two-wheeled machines will have plenty to cheer for at Willowbank Raceway’s Top Fuel Championships on March 25 and 26, with 20 percent of the entry list provided by four bike categories, led by ANDRA Pro Series brackets Top Bike and Pro Stock Motorcycle.

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COUNTDOWN TO MARCH MAYHEM CONTINUES

Article Date: 8 Mar 11

More than 320 racers will descend on Willowbank Raceway this month, with the Australian Pro Street Association, the ANDRA Pro Series and the Rocket All Stars Racing Series all set to head to Queensland’s premier drag racing facility.

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ROCKER RACING ON FOR YOUNG AND OLD AT AUTOSPECTACULAR

Article Date: 4 Mar 11

Sunday April 10 at Willowbank Raceway will now not only host the all-new Queensland Autospectacular, but also pint-sized novelty action courtesy of the Australian Rocker Cover Nationals which will form part of the event.

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TURBOED TRUE STREETERS TO JOIN PRO STREET WAR AT WILLOWBANK

Article Date: 2 Mar 11

Next weekend will see the return of the Pro Street Shootout to Willowbank Raceway, led by new category True Street Blown.

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EIGHTH MILE RACING CONTINUES TO GROW AT WILLOWBANK

Article Date: 28 Feb 11

Round one of the 2011 Queensland Street Car Magazine Eighth Mile Drag Racing Series has opened with 125 racers heading to Queensland’s premier drag racing facility at the weekend.

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LOY LOOKS TO GO ONE BETTER AS EIGHTH MILE SERIES KICKS OFF

Article Date: 22 Feb 11

Twenty-nine year old drag racer Andrew Loy will be looking to go one better in the Queensland Street Car Magazine Eighth Mile Drag Racing Championship Series this year, as the series embarks on its second year of competition this weekend at Willowbank Raceway.

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COWIN BLAZES AT NOSTALGIC WILLOWBANK EVENT

Article Date: 21 Feb 11

Top Fuel standout Andrew Cowin has punctuated a hot and steamy day of Nostalgic action at Willowbank Raceway with a blistering record-surpassing pass aboard his Cowin family Nitro Express Nostalgia Nitro Funny Car at the weekend.

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TOP FUEL STAR LEADS NOSTALGIA FIELD TO WILLOWBANK

Article Date: 15 Feb 11

Top Fuel standout Andrew Cowin will lead a field of 180 nostalgia racers at Willowbank Raceway this weekend.

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WILLOWBANK RACEWAY GETS BUSY

Article Date: 7 Feb 11

Willowbank Raceway will be a constant hub of activity over the coming months, with Nostalgia, Pro Street, Sportsman, Top Fuel, Top Bike and Pro Stock Motorcycle racers all set to head to Queensland’s premier drag strip.

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EIGHTH MILE ACTION TO CONTINUE IN 2011

Article Date: 17 Jan 11

Following the success of 2010’s Eighth Mile Series, organisers are pleased to announce the series will continue in 2011 complete with a new naming rights sponsor.

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REED CONTINUES TO REST FOLLOWING MASSIVE CRASH

Article Date: 11 Jan 11

Brisbane drag racer Debbie Reed continues to rest following her qualifying crash in her Allstar Batteries Top Alcohol dragster during round one of the 2011 New Year Series at Willowbank Raceway.

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CANCELLATION OF NEXT WEEK'S EVENT DUE TO SEVERE WEATHER

Article Date: 7 Jan 11

Willowbank Raceway regrets to announce the cancellation of next week’s round two of the New Year Series, scheduled for Friday the 14th and Saturday the 15th of January.

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HARRIS ONE TO WATCH AS NITRO FUNNY CARS FIRE UP AT WILLOWBANK

Article Date: 5 Jan 11

The ever-popular fire-throwing Nitro Funny Cars will return to Willowbank Raceway next Friday and Saturday (14/15 January) for Round Two of the New Year Series, and one racer the fans should keep their eye on is Damien Harris.

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UPDATE: DEBBIE REED

Article Date: 3 Jan 11

Last night fifty-one year old Debbie Reed of Brendale suffered a high-speed crash during qualifying for the Top Alcohol category at Willowbank Raceway’s New Year Series (round one).

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LOCAL RACERS LEAD THE WAY AT NEW YEAR SERIES

Article Date: 3 Jan 11

Round one of Willowbank Raceway’s New Year Series has gotten off to a steamy start with sunny skies welcoming the Top Fuel and Top Alcohol racers to day one at the Ipswich facility this afternoon.

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MARIANI TO APPLY U.S. LESSONS TO NEW YEARS RACING

Article Date: 1 Jan 11

Fresh from their United States drag racing excursion, Mark Mariani and the Rapisarda Racing Top Fuel team will be ones to watch this weekend as they seek to convert the lessons learned in the States into a New Year Series event win at Willowbank Raceway.

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FOUR DECADES ON, LOCAL RACER STILL GOING STRONG

Article Date: 30 Dec 10

Forty years, 33 ‘Gold Christmas Trees’, 15 National Championships, countless records and a lot of hard work from the whole family – these are the elements that make up the remarkable career of Hillcrest professional drag racer Gary Phillips.

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FIRE-THROWING ACTION TO RING IN NEW YEAR AT WILLOWBANK RACEWAY

Article Date: 28 Dec 10

More than 150 drag racers from around the country will ring in the New Year with high-octane action this Sunday and Monday at Willowbank Raceway for round one of the New Year Series.

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'NITRO TRAGIC' TO MAKE WILLOWBANK COMEBACK

Article Date: 24 Dec 10

Self-confessed ‘Nitro Funny Car Tragic’ Ron Atholwood will be making his comeback to the quarter-mile after a decade away for Willowbank Raceway’s New Year Series on January 14 and 15.

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NEW PRO STOCK TEAM LOOKS TO WILLOWBANK FOR RACE DEBUT

Article Date: 23 Dec 10

New Pro Stock team PRE/Goldfingers Racing is hoping that Round Two of Willowbank Raceway’s New Year Series will be the scene of their racing debut after ‘new car blues’ saw them fail to qualify for the season-opening Nationals in September.

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GIANT-KILLER BELLERI HEADS TO WILLOWBANK

Article Date: 17 Dec 10

Mark Belleri may only be in his first full season of ANDRA Pro Series Top Doorslammer drag racing, but he isn’t letting that get in the way of taking on the big guns.

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HAMBRIDGE, NEWBY HAVE SIGHTS SET ON TOP ALCOHOL GLORY AT WILLOWBANK

Article Date: 15 Dec 10

High-octane racing is what it will all be about at Willowbank Raceway this New Years, with round one of the New Year Series set to kick off on January 2 and 3.

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MORGAN AND COMEBACK KID COWIN TO LEAD TOP FUEL CHARGE AT WILLOWBANK

Article Date: 10 Dec 10

In just three weeks the fire-throwing Top Fuelers will head to Willowbank Raceway for round one of the New Year Series on January 2 and 3, and leading the charge will be comeback kid Andrew Cowin and likeable larrikin Darren Morgan.

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SHANNONS GETS ON BOARD WITH AUTOSPECTACULAR

Article Date: 29 Nov 10

Willowbank Raceway and the Queensland Autospectacular are proud to welcome Shannons Insurance onboard as naming rights sponsor for the April 10, 2011 event, as plans continue to grow for the all-new spectacular at Queensland’s premier drag racing facility.

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SPORTSMAN RACERS DASH FOR CASH AT WILLOWBANK RACEWAY

Article Date: 29 Nov 10

Willowbank Raceway offered Sportsman racers two events in one at the weekend and they responded with action-packed racing down the Ipswich quarter-mile in a dash for points and cash on Saturday November 27.

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FAMILY FUN JUST THE TICKET THIS HOLIDAY SEASON

Article Date: 25 Nov 10

Families looking for holiday fun need look no further than Willowbank Raceway this January, with two big events set to hit the Ipswich drag strip in the New Year.

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STREET SEDAN TO JOIN SUPER SPORTSMAN PARTY

Article Date: 22 Nov 10

Street Sedan racers are now able to get in on the action at this weekend’s Super Sportsman event, with Willowbank Raceway management opening up the event to the popular bracket.

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EIGHTH MILE SERIES CHAMPIONS CROWNED AT BENARABY

Article Date: 2 Nov 10

The action came thick and fast at the Benaraby Raceway in Central Queensland during the final round of the Nitro Magazine 2010 South Queensland Eighth Mile Drag Racing Series across the weekend.

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EXTREME RIDES LETS PASSENGERS GET IN ON THE DRAG RACING ACTION

Article Date: 27 Oct 10

Drag racers have long known the thrill of speeding down the quarter mile in their high powered machines.

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PINK LADIES IN BREAST CANCER TRIBUTE AT WILLOWBANK THIS WEEKEND

Article Date: 21 Oct 10

One Hundred Pink Ladies will look over Queensland’s premier drag strip, Willowbank Raceway, this Saturday October 23.

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SUPER SPORTSMAN GIVES TWO EVENTS IN ONE!

Article Date: 11 Oct 10

Willowbank Raceway is pleased to announce a new concept in sportsman drag racing – the Super Sportsman Event – with two events in one!

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TV ALERT - FLASHBACK TO CELEBRATE 25 YEARS OF WILLOWBANK RACEWAY

Article Date: 7 Oct 10

This Sunday October 10, 2010, Channel Seven News’ Flashback segment will celebrate 25 years of Willowbank Raceway with a trip down memory lane.

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DENNIS SYRMIS SHOWS THE WAY AT WILLOWBANK

Article Date: 23 Sep 10

When Willowbank Raceway celebrated its 25th anniversary at the weekend, a very special tribute was announced.

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POSTPONEMENT - EIGHTH MILE SERIES GRAND FINALE

Article Date: 23 Sep 10

Due to poor weather conditions, the decision has been made to postpone the running of the Final Round of the Nitro Magazine South Queensland Eighth Mile Series at Gladstone's Benaraby Raceway until th

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GREENOUGH LEADS THE WAY IN MOD BIKE AS EIGHTH MILE SERIES HEADS TO GRAND FINALE

Article Date: 22 Sep 10

After three rounds of racing across South Queensland the Grand Finale for the inaugural Nitro Magazine South Queensland Eighth Mile Drag Racing Series will come to Gladstone's Benaraby Raceway this Sa

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GAJIC WINS BIG MONEY AS PRO STREET THUNDERS AT WILLOWBANK RACEWAY

Article Date: 22 Sep 10

The biggest cash prize in Pro Street drag racing was on offer at Willowbank Raceway at the weekend during the Outlaw 10.5 Pro Street Shootout, and it drew all kinds of racers out of the woodwork in se

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MEDIA RELEASE - BIG MONEY LURES DRAG STARS TO PRO STREET SHOOTOUT

Article Date: 17 Sep 10

This weekend will see the biggest ever cash prize on offer for Pro Street drag racing at Willowbank Raceway, and the big money has attracted not only the stars of Pro Street racing but also some well-

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BENARABY TO HOST FINAL ROUND OF EIGHTH MILE SERIES

Article Date: 14 Sep 10

The fourth and final round of the Nitro Magazine South Queensland Eighth Mile Drag Racing Series will hit Benaraby Raceway on Saturday 25th September.

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PRO STREET CASH SHOOTOUT WILLOWBANK-BOUND

Article Date: 10 Sep 10

The biggest cash prize in Pro Street drag racing will be on offer next weekend at Willowbank Raceway, when the 10.5 Outlaw Pro Street Shootout hits Queensland's premier drag strip on Saturday Septembe

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COME AND WISH WILLOWBANK A HAPPY 25TH BIRTHDAY

Article Date: 8 Sep 10

In 2010 Willowbank Raceway, Queensland's premier drag racing facility, enjoys its 25th birthday - and on Sunday September 19 you can be a part of this important milestone.

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MASTER CLASS TO MOTOR AT WILLOWBANK

Article Date: 20 Aug 10

Willowbank Raceway is pleased to announce a new concept in Street Series racing at the Ipswich facility – the Mid Week Masters.

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WILLOWBANK HEATS UP FOR 20TH JAMBOREE

Article Date: 17 Aug 10

Willowbank Raceway will host the 20th annual running of the world's largest Sport Compact Drag Racing event – the Jamboree - this weekend, Saturday and Sunday August 21 and 22.

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NOSTALGIAS ROCK AS JAMBOREE BECKONS THIS WEEKEND

Article Date: 16 Aug 10

The NITRO! Nostalgia Nationals saw the return of State of Origin Wild Bunch Racing at the weekend, and it did not disappoint, with fans soaking up the action provided by almost 230 competitors.

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WINTERS PRE-RACE PROGRAM SET FOR CHANGE IN 2011

Article Date: 12 Aug 10

Willowbank Raceway has announced changes to the 2011 Castrol EDGE Winternationals pre-event program.

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NOSTALGIA NATIONALS SET TO GET WILD AT WILLOWBANK

Article Date: 11 Aug 10

State pride, the Wild Bunch and nostalgia action is what it will be all about this weekend at Willowbank Raceway, as it revs up with the NITRO! Magazine Nostalgia Nationals.

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WILLOWBANK IS HOME FOR ALL NEW AUTOSPECTACULAR

Article Date: 3 Aug 10

Willowbank Raceway will team up with the Buick Car Club of Australia (Qld.) from April 2011 to hold the all-new Queensland Autospectacular at Willowbank.

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MOPAR ROCKS AS WILLOWBANK READIES FOR NOSTALGIA MADNESS

Article Date: 30 Jul 10

Willowbank Raceway came alive last weekend with more than 450 cars at the track for the eighth annual running of Mopar Sunday.

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MOPAR SUNDAY SET TO ROCK WILLOWBANK THIS WEEKEND

Article Date: 20 Jul 10

Mopar fans will come from far and wide for the eighth annual Mopar Sunday presented by Albion Chrysler Jeep Dodge and Leo Muller Chrysler Jeep Dodge at Willowbank Raceway this weekend

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ANDRA Pro Series TV Action hits Screens hard this weekend on ONE and TEN!

Article Date: 8 Jul 10

ANDRA Pro Series continues to deliver Australia's Fastest Motorsport at full tilt as this weekend's sees a continuation of coverage on ONE HD, as well as the first of FIVE dedicated shows on the TEN N

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EIGHTH MILE SUCCESS AT WILLOWBANK

Article Date: 6 Jul 10

More than 130 racers hit Ipswich's Willowbank Raceway at the weekend for round three of the Nitro Magazine South Queensland Eighth Mile Drag Racing Series.

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FROM TONIGHT - CHECK OUT THE WINTERS WINNERS ON THE BOX

Article Date: 2 Jul 10

Those who wish they could relive all of the Castrol EDGE Winternationals action are in for a treat, with a number of ANDRA Pro Series programs on One HD and Network Ten dedicated to the largest drag r

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DONNELLY TO LEAD EIGHTH MILE CHARGE TO WILLOWBANK

Article Date: 29 Jun 10

Thirty-nine year old Classic racer Jason Donnelly will be just one of an estimated 160 plus sportsman racers set to hit Willowbank Raceway this Saturday for round three of the Nitro Magazine South Que

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EIGHTH MILE FIRST AT WILLOWBANK JULY 3

Article Date: 22 Jun 10

Willowbank Raceway will host its first complete eighth mile race event on Saturday July 3, with the third round of the Nitro Magazine South Queensland Eighth Mile Drag Racing Series set to hit the Ips

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LUCKY ESCAPE AND BIG NUMBERS MARK DAY TWO OF WINTERNATS

Article Date: 12 Jun 10

Day two of the Castrol EDGE Winternationals has seen a lucky escape for two sportsman competitors, high-emotion qualifying for the ANDRA Pro Series categories and a couple of records thrown in at Will

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NEW JD TROPHY LAUNCHED IN HONOUR OF LOST SON

Article Date: 12 Jun 10

The Junior Dragster racers of the Castrol EDGE Winternationals have something special to race for this weekend thanks to Top Fuel owner Santo Rapisarda.

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LUCKY ESCAPE FOR OUTLAW DRIVERS AT WINTERNATIONALS

Article Date: 11 Jun 10

Supercharged Outlaws competitors Neil Murphy of Kippa Ring and Paul Stephen of Raby in New South Wales have had a lucky escape at Willowbank Raceway today when their vehicles collided in a spectacular

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MAYORS TO RACE FOR CITY PRIDE THIS SUNDAY

Article Date: 11 Jun 10

It won't just be ANDRA Pro Series titles on the line this Sunday at the Castrol EDGE Winternationals, with city pride now also at stake.

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NEW EVENT DATES, NEW CALENDAR FOR WILLOWBANK RACEWAY IN 2010/2011

Article Date: 10 Jun 10

Castrol EDGE Winternationals to move to Friday to Monday format from 2011

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EXCITEMENT BUILDS WITH OPENING DAY OF CASTROL EDGE WINTERNATIONALS

Article Date: 10 Jun 10

The opening day of the Castrol EDGE Winternationals has concluded with the official fan night for the Event held at Ipswich's Riverlink Shopping Centre tonight.

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MEET THE PRO DRAG RACING STARS AT RIVERLINK THIS THURSDAY

Article Date: 8 Jun 10

Drag racing fans will have the chance to meet some of the stars of the Castrol EDGE Winternationals this Thursday night at Riverlink Shopping Centre, with a special fan night to take place in the food

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JUNIORS SET WILLOWBANK ALIGHT AHEAD OF WINTERNATIONALS

Article Date: 7 Jun 10

In excess of 80 junior speedsters lit up Willowbank Raceway this weekend for the Cosmic Enterprises Junior Dragster Challenge.

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CASTROL EDGE WINTERNATIONALS COUNTDOWN BEGINS

Article Date: 7 Jun 10

Only days remain before almost 500 racers take to Queensland's Willowbank Raceway for the Castrol EDGE Winternationals this Thursday to Sunday, June 10-13.

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CHAMPIONSHIPS SET TO BE DECIDED AT WINTERNATIONALS

Article Date: 4 Jun 10

Next weekend's Castrol EDGE Winternationals are set to see championships decided as the season-ending event for the ANDRA Pro Series over June 10-13 at Willowbank Raceway.

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US RACER SET FOR CASTROL EDGE WINTERNATIONALS

Article Date: 3 Jun 10

Multiple NHRA event winner Todd Patterson has been confirmed as a star entrant for next weekend's Castrol EDGE Winternationals at Willowbank Raceway after travelling especially from his Kansas home fo

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WINTERS WARM-UP TO SET SCENE FOR SEASON-ENDING EVENT

Article Date: 2 Jun 10

This Sunday June 6 will see 120 Castrol EDGE Winternationals entrants take the opportunity to milk the very best out of their high powered machines at the official Winters Warm-Up test day ahead of th

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20 PRO STOCKERS TO CHALLENGE AT WINTERNATIONALS

Article Date: 1 Jun 10

Twenty Pro Stockers will take to the track next weekend for a 16 car field at the Castrol EDGE Winternationals – instantly guaranteeing edge of your seat action for the fans attending the June 10-13 e

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80 PLUS JUNIOR SPEEDSTERS TO LIGHT UP WILLOWBANK THIS WEEKEND

Article Date: 31 May 10

The Cosmic Enterprises Junior Dragster Challenge, to be held in the lead up to the Castrol EDGE Winternationals at Willowbank Raceway this Saturday June 5, has secured in excess of 80 eight to sevente

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JUDD LOOKING TO LOSE BRIDESMAID TAG

Article Date: 28 May 10

Robin Judd will be looking to lose the 'bridesmaid' tag when he competes at the Castrol EDGE Winternationals over June 10-13 at Willowbank Raceway.

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V8 STARS GET SET FOR QUARTER-MILE CHALLENGE

Article Date: 27 May 10

Four-time Bathurst 1000 winner Greg Murphy and 2005 V8 Supercar Champion Russell Ingall will trade twists and turns for the straight quarter-mile at the Castrol EDGE Winternationals to be held at Will

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TOP LINE ENTRIES FOR CASTROL EDGE WINTERNATIONALS

Article Date: 26 May 10

In excess of 480 drag racers will converge on the Willowbank Raceway near Ipswich, Queensland next month to compete in the largest drag racing event outside of North America – the Castrol EDGE Wintern

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TIGHTEST TOP FUEL CHASE IN YEARS HEADS TO WILLOWBANK

Article Date: 20 May 10

Top Fuel will face one of its most exciting championship deciders in recent years at the Castrol EDGE Winternationals (June 10-13), with just 25 points separating a three-time champion, reigning Champ

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ROMA TURNS IT ON FOR EIGHTH MILE SERIES

Article Date: 18 May 10

Round Two of the Nitro Magazine South Queensland Eighth Mile Drag Racing Series has seen more than 100 racers hit Ironbark Raceway at the weekend.

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FATHER AND SON TO LEAD CHARGE AT IRONBARK RACEWAY

Article Date: 11 May 10

Local father and son team Laurie and Garth Fitzgerald will be just two racers of many expected to front up this weekend at Ironbark Raceway as the Roma eighth mile gets set to host round two of the Ni

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CHAMPIONSHIP SHOWDOWN AT CASTROL EDGE WINTERNATIONALS

Article Date: 7 May 10

The Castrol EDGE Winternationals at Willowbank Raceway (June 10-13) are shaping up as a ANDRA Pro Series barn-burner after Sydney's penultimate championship round at the weekend saw a number of the ti

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CHAMPIONSHIP CHAOS AT WILLOWBANK

Article Date: 19 Apr 10

This weekend's ENZED Top Fuel Championships at Willowbank Raceway in Ipswich, Queensland has changed the shape of the chase for the Top Fuel, Pro Stock and Pro Bike championships in the ANDRA Pro Seri

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RACE DAY SUNDAY SET TO SIZZLE AT WILLOWBANK RACEWAY

Article Date: 18 Apr 10

Tonight's qualifying in the ENZED Top Fuel Championships at Willowbank Raceway has ensured that race day Sunday will be a sizzler for the fans with championship battles heating up across Top Fuel, Pro

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ENZED TOP FUEL CHAMPS READY TO GO AT WILLOWBANK

Article Date: 15 Apr 10

More than 260 racers, 56,000hp of Top Fuel power, 17 Pro Stockers and seven Pro Stock Bikes are set to hit Willowbank Raceway this Saturday and Sunday for the ENZED Top Fuel Championships.

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DOUBLE THE PRO STOCK ACTION THIS WEEKEND

Article Date: 13 Apr 10

The ENZED Australian Top Fuel Championships will have double the Pro Stock action on race day Sunday, with a 16-car field set to race for the winner's trophy this weekend April 17 and 18.

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TOP FUEL CHASE TO FIRE UP AT WILLOWBANK

Article Date: 9 Apr 10

Next weekend's ENZED Australian Top Fuel Championships will see 56,000 horsepower on-show as seven 8000hp flame-throwing Top Fuel dragsters take to the Willowbank Raceway quarter-mile over April 17 an

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BRAY FOR PRO FX AT WILLOWBANK IN APRIL

Article Date: 1 Apr 10

Local drag racing stalwart Ben Bray will be on track at the ENZED Australian Top Fuel Championships come April 17 and 18 at Willowbank Raceway, however he won't be piloting his usual Top Doorslammer m

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OVER 260 ENTRIES FOR ENZED TOP FUEL CHAMPS AT WILLOWBANK

Article Date: 30 Mar 10

The countdown to the 2010 ENZED Australian Top Fuel Championships is ticking down, with over 260 entries for the two-day April 17 and 18 event now confirmed.

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GIRL RACER MINES POWER AHEAD OF THIS WEEKEND'S MARCH MADNESS

Article Date: 17 Mar 10

Angela Dow has always loved speed and playing with 'big boys toys', so its no surprise that during the day you will find her driving 350 tonne mining trucks as a heavy equipment operator at the Jeebro

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