Australian Drag Racing re-unites

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Australian Drag Racing re-unites
Andrew van Leeuwen
By: Andrew van Leeuwen
Aug 12, 2015, 6:31 AM

Australia’s professional drag racing scene has been given a boost with the news that a rift between sanctioning body ANDRA and three of the country’s major venues has come to an end.

Nino Cavallo at the Winternationals
Cory McClenathan at the Winternationals
Ben Bray at the Winternationals

The sport was set to be split in two for the 2015/16 season, with the Perth Motorplex, Sydney Dragway, and Willowbank Raceway joining forces and threatening to run a breakaway series.

However, it appears the rift is now over, with the newly-formed Australian Professional Drag Racing Ltd company set to promote a unified series.

“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,” read a statement.

“This will see professional ANDRA Championship Drag Racing promoted by Australian Professional Drag Racing Ltd.”

 

 

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