Whyalla Steel City Drags shared Sunraysia Drag Racing Association's post.
Regional Sports News
The Steel City Drag Club is celebrating its 50th year of racing. on Saturday 5th May the Club is hosting a dinner at the Westlands Hotel / Motel in the Oasis Lounge from 6.30pm for $55 per person
All past and present members, racers and sponsors are welcome to attend and help the Club Celebrate.
We also have the final round of the Club Championship on the same day with Qualifying starting at 11am and Eliminations from 2.00pm
If you are interesting in attending the dinner on the 5th May please RSVP to Ron Matthews on 0418 793 710 before Friday 20th May
Entry forms are now available for downloading under the FORMS tab at the top of the page
Aeroflow Outlaw Nitro Funny Car / Big Bug Shootout Event Saturday 7th April
Looking for accommodation for the weekend why not support a couple of our sponsors for the event:-
Alexander Motel Whyalla
99 Playford Avenue
08 8645 9488
Westlands Hotel Motel
100 McDouall Stuart Avenue
08 8645 0066
As part of the ongoing preparations for the Aeroflow Outlaw Nitro Funny Cars and Big Bucks Shootout on Saturday 7th April
The pits are having a make over, watch this space
Steel City's Blown Shootout In Motion
By Mark Humphrey
Whyalla, SA/Aus. 31st October 2015. 25 Supercharged Outlaws cruised into the seaside city of Whyalla recently to content the Whyalla Steel City Drag Club Supercharged Shootout event. Billed as the biggest regional outlaw event in Australia, the fans were treated to a spectacle of wild blown drag racing with South Aussie Gary Busch taking the title after New South Welshman John Ward lit up the reds on the start line. To make matters worse for Ward, Busch had experienced mechanical problems on the line and was unable to complete the pass but still managed to pick up the win courtesy of Wards red light.
This was the final twist to an event that was packed with highlights and no doubt one event the large gathering of spectators will long remember. In another win for the local drag racing fraternity a proposed Tri Series was announced with Mildura's Sunraysia Drag Racing Club along with Swan Hill Drag Racing Club joining with Whyalla to host the 3 round series that will see an annual Whyalla round in October, a Mildura round over the powerfest Easter Weekend with Swan Hill hosting a round in either January/February once their brand new facility has been completed. Exciting times ahead for Supercharged Outlaw racing in the region.
We were lucky enough to be track side for the Whyalla round and captured the following vision for your enjoyment.
Supercharded Outlaws Shootout
Johnny BrunnerGary BuschRob CootePeter DatsonDoina DayBen GattShaun KerkmanJason KielyShane KramerMark KuhnWarren LeonardBruno MatijasevicTim McCarthyRobert McDonaldMurray RogersAlf SciaccaGraham ShiellPaul StephenJohn WardRodger WesteMark Zauch
Thinking of having a bet on the Melbourne Cup?
Steel City Supercharged Shootout