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Top Doorslammer’s future brightens with rookie leaders and debuts

The growth of Australian drag racing is looking better than ever, with fans at the Australia Day Nationals at Sydney Dragway to be treated to a field of 12 stunning Top Doorslammers, including two brand new racers. 2024 may well be the ‘year of the rookie’ for one of motorsport’s most popular categories. The rookie […]

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Top Doorslammer’s rookie domination rolls on as Russell Taylor & Ronnie Palumbo win their firsts

The second round of the Australian Top Doorslammer Championship provided inspiring performances from new drivers as Russell Taylor won the 49th annual Goldenstates presented by Electrical Group Training, while Ronnie Palumbo scored victory in the postponed Springnationals round one final. Qualifying at Perth Motorplex took place in hot and humid conditions. While John Zappia laid

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Rookie strength in Top Doorslammer’s Goldenstates field

Is a new era of Top Doorslammer competition right around the corner, or already here? Four rookie drivers out of ten total teams have entered for the 49th annual Goldenstates Championship Presented By Electrical Group Training at Perth Motorplex this weekend, keen to upset more experienced runners. Jay-dee Dack, Lisa Gregorini, Ronnie Palumbo and Russell

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Stranger things in spring for Top Doorslammer’s first appearance at The Bend

The 2023/24 Australian Top Doorslammer Championship was launched in front of a sellout crowd at The Bend Motorsports Park in South Australia, with racing delivering near-record passes alongside plenty of the drama the 3500hp sedans have become known for. Wild weather saw wind and dust play a role in track conditions and the top position

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A NEW SERIES, NEW TRACK AND NEW FACES FOR AUSTRALIAN TOP DOORSLAMMER CHAMPIONSHIP

The opening round of the Australian Top Doorslammer Championship (ATDC) will take place this weekend at the Spring Nationals, the first major event at the brand new Dragway at The Bend. As part of the new National Drag Racing Championship series, the ATDC has attracted 12 entries to the first event of the season, and

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Top Doorslammer’s championship equation narrows ahead of East vs West Nitro Champs

With just two rounds remaining for the Australian Top Doorslammer Championship, it’s Kelvin Lyle’s title to lose. Mathematically, just three drivers have a chance at winning the Australian Top Doorslammer Championship: Kelvin Lyle (530 points), John Zappia (448) and Daniel Gregorini (434). Of those three, it’s obviously Lyle who sits in the box seat. For

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Lyle holds on to championship lead as Gregorini edges closer

The Australian Top Doorslammer Championship is far from decided following the 52nd annual MacTrack Westernationals at Perth Motorplex. For some qualifying started on a high note, while for others there was devastation. Shane Catalano’s beautiful Valiant Charger put two rods out in the very first burnout of the first session, ending his weekend far earlier

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Two finals on one day see Lyle take Top Doorslammer championship lead

The Atlantic Oils Top Fuel Slam at Sydney Dragway saw the completion of two Australian Top Doorslammer Championship finals in a single day, but it was one man who would leave with both trophies on an emotional weekend. Following the tragic events at Willowbank Raceway’s New Year Nitro, the third round of the series, the

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