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Sportsman Series Super Compact champion Matt Lisle is loving the simple life this season following a switch to Modified Bike.

Bike switch works wonders for this champion rider

Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series Super Compact champion Matt Lisle is loving the simple life this season following a switch to modified bike. A last minute decision, Lisle’s original plan was to continue racing the familiar Mazda RX7 known as “Goldmember” until an incident at the Winternationals left the carRead more »

Chris Porter is taking on Queensland on two wheels in Darwin this weekend.

Vroom vroom: it’s state versus state on two wheels

Chris Porter, a 51 year old Top Fuel Motorcycle racer from Kemps Creek, will be trying to save NSW’s pride this weekend. The current reigning champion is looking forward to taking on all comers but is wary of Queenslander Damian Muscat. Especially with Queensland shooting for a clean sweep inRead more »

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Grand final glory: two champions from Macarthur

The 2015/2016 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series came to a close on the weekend with the coronation of 10 champions, including two from Macarthur. Before this season, Camden’s  Jason Stares had never won an ANDRA Christmas Tree trophy. Now he has two Silver Trees and two Gold Trees after sweepingRead more »

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Camden’s Stares in contention for grand final glory

Camden’s Jason Stares is right in the middle of a five way State of Origin battle for supremacy in the Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series. The winner will emerge this weekend at the ANDRA Championship Season grand final. In one of the most intriguing title fights, the Summit Racing EquipmentRead more »

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Kuiper, Bishop fly flag for south west Sydney

  The first Australian Nationals to be held at Calder Park Raceway in 15 years was a roaring success with two days of big crowds, great racing and giant performances. South west Sydney drivers did not figure in the list of winners of the most prestigious trophy in Australian DragRead more »

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Ace Camden driver stares down another double

December was a good month for ace Camden driver Jason Stares in the Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series. The Lucas Oil Corvette driver won his first ever ANDRA Christmas Tree trophy at Mildura Sunset Strip then bookended the month with his second Top Sportsman victory in the Rowe Memorial SuperRead more »

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Six emerge victorious from East Coast Nationals

Cory McClenthan, Steven Reed, John Zappia, Mark Drew, Tyronne Tremayne and Scott White have all secured wins at the East Coast Nationals in Sydney. Visiting NHRA star Cory McClenathan scored his second Top Fuel win in a row following his Winternationals victory in June, ensuring he is now unbeaten inRead more »

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Wedding bells on horizon for race couple

Wedding bells will be ringing at Sydney Dragway for Angela Phipps at the end of November. But three weeks earlier it will be the familiar sound of engines revving when Phipps and her future husband, Matthew Hunt, take to the track in the Modified Bike ranks for Round 2 ofRead more »

The Mariani team at Sydney Dragway

Mariani’s Make-A-Wish partnership goes up a gear

The partnership between Mariani Family Motorsports and Make-A-Wish Australia continues to grow as they prepare for a big day out at the Sydney Dragway’s Nitro Champs this weekend, May 2-3. Based in Whetherill Park on the doorstep of Sydney Dragway, the Mariani team first linked with Make-A-Wish Australia at theRead more »

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Drag racing series reels in new backer

Summit Racing Equipment is the new title rights sponsor for the ANDRA Championship Drag Racing Sportsman Series, beginning with the 2015 season. Summit Racing Equipment Motorsports and Events manager Jim Greenleaf experienced what ANDRA drag racing has to offer when he recently attended the Australian Nationals at Eastern Creeek. “IRead more »

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