Street Machine Drag Challenge 2021 sells out in six hours

Entries to Australia's toughest street car torture test fly off the shelf

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FOR the first time ever, Street Machine Drag Challenge entries sold out on the day they opened – in just six hours! There are 250 entrants on the list, plus rollovers from 2019 – and another 100 cars on the waiting list. Huge! We’ll have the entry list online soon, but rest assured it contains the toughest cars from every state and territory. 

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And the competition is set to be red-hot. Daniel Szabolics (above) has already fired a warning shot in his HQ Monaro, running a 6.98@204mph in testing at Sydney Dragway!

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And there are fascinating cars and drivers in every class. All the way from Darwin is Dave Carpenter in his ’68 Camaro. Powered by a 434-cube small-block, the ’68 will be a great addition to the Pacemaker Radial Aspirated field, with a PB of 9.93 to its name.

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Or how about Dom Luppino? Dom has piloted some of the toughest Ford-powered Pro Street and Pro Mod cars on Australian soil, but for Drag Challenge he’s swapped camps and is bringing a 1JZ-powered LC Torana to compete in the Tuff Mounts 235 Blown class.   

Wanna watch? From Monday 18 October to Thursday 21 October, spectator admission is $20, while Friday at Calder Park is $25. Kids 13 and under get in free. If you want to see the whole shebang, you can buy a wristband on Day One for $100 that gets you into every track for the duration of the event, plus a DC T-shirt. Remember, though, you’ll need to convoy separately from any mates who are entered in the event.

Thanks to everyone who entered, the tracks and our incredible sponsors – Vibrant Performance, Kool Wrap, Tuff Mounts, Pacemaker Headers, Speed Pro, Turbosmart, GJ Drivelines and Haltech.

 

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