NEWS FEED

Thu Nov 16th, 2017

Check out some of the details of the Martin & Rea 'FED' (Front Engine Dragster) and also of just some of the achievements of the owners - just one of many awesome vehicles pre-entered for the first round of the NZ Drag Racing Championship on the 9th & 10th of December!Martin and Rea

Gary Martin and Andrew Rea (both life members of NZDRA) have raced together since 1988, mostly with flathead Ford power, and hold the world record for the quickest and fastest alcohol fueled Flathead powered dragster 8.2 160 mph!

Gary and Andrew have raced at the Bonneville salt flats 4 times with a Flathead powered 34 ford roadster (Hogan Martin and Rea) and broke a record on each of the 4 occasions we competed. They have also held the XF/BFR record for the last 19 years and have held the XF/ BFMR record for the last 9 years.

The current Dragster is owner built with help from Mike Roberts and Graeme turner with the 2 year build completed 2011. It has a chrome molly frame, chrome molly sheet metal diff housing, strange 12 bolt centre section, Mark Williams axles and floating hubs. It uses an air shifted 2 speed lenco transmission, trick titanium bell housing, AFT twin plate clutch and 30.5 inch x 10.5 inch Micky Thompson slicks.

The engine is the ex Pete Thomson and Garth Hogan small block Chev - 460 ci CN billet block, Allan Johnson heads, Hilborne injection, 44 amp magneto.

This car runs on 'Fuel' ........... otherwise known as 'Nitromethane'.

Wheel base 170"
Weight 630 kg inc driver

Thanks to

Aotea Machinery
Haas
Red Line Oil
Shrappys Originals
Century Batteries
Early Time Motors
Mahana Graphics
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Check out some of the details of the Martin & Rea FED (Front Engine Dragster) and also of just some of the achievements of the owners - just one of many awesome vehicles pre-entered for the first round of the NZ Drag Racing Championship on the 9th & 10th of December!

Thu Nov 16th, 2017

NZDRA - CENTRAL NATIONALS, DECEMBER 9TH & 10TH 2017

Register your interest in this event and keep up-to-date with information and news, and check out the vehicles that have pre-entered!

NZDRA Central NationalsSaturday December 9th - 9:00amMasterton Motorplex International DragstripSecond round of the NZDRA Championship Series.
Go to www.mastertonmotorplex.co.nz for more details.
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NZDRA Central Nationals

Thu Nov 16th, 2017

NZDRA CENTRAL NATIONALS - ROUND 1 OF THE NZ NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES - MASTERTON MOTORPLEX, 9TH & 10TH DECEMBER 2017

The next action-packed event on the calendar of Drag Racing at your favorite track is the Central Nationals. Always a popular meeting for the hugely competitive Super Sedan and Super Street classes, as well as the wildly exciting alcohol-fueled dragsters, altereds and door cars we often see at this level of meeting where points are crucial for gaining a top spot in the championship series. Get along to the very last meeting of the year and watch the teams chasing the first lot of points to boost their chances of a series win!

For gate entry details, entry forms, prices, and more details go to www.mastertonmotorplex.co.nz

To register your interest in this event and keep an eye on the cars that have entered, click here: www.facebook.com/events/336002340183287/
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NZDRA CENTRAL NATIONALS - ROUND 1 OF THE NZ NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES - MASTERTON MOTORPLEX, 9TH & 10TH DECEMBER 2017

The next action-packed event on the calendar of Drag Racing at your favorite track is the Central Nationals. Always a popular meeting for the hugely competitive Super Sedan and Super Street classes, as well as the wildly exciting alcohol-fueled dragsters, altereds and door cars we often see at this level of meeting where points are crucial for gaining a top spot in the championship series. Get along to the very last meeting of the year and watch the teams chasing the first lot of points to boost their chances of a series win!

For gate entry details, entry forms, prices, and more details go to www.mastertonmotorplex.co.nz

To register your interest in this event and keep an eye on the cars that have entered, click here: https://www.facebook.com/events/336002340183287/

 

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Matthew Saunders

Nicole Jury Laura Dennehy

Hannah Oreilly

Michael Witteveen

Nigel Broad Adrienne George.. shall we be there on Sunday? Picnic time ?

Ash Morgz you and rob should come

Nathan Scarlett Nick Banks mo town drags

Daniel Jarvis lets book it in brother

Tawhi Sam da boiiz

Haha shit yea bout time you get out the shed boii

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Mon Nov 13th, 2017

On track action from the weekendAll the action from Saturday and Sunday before the rain arrived ... See MoreSee Less

On track action from the weekend

Sun Nov 12th, 2017

Cloadie kept it off the wall

Grahams Glimpses Photography
Sunday morning excitement for Cloadie
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Grahams Glimpses Photography

Sat Nov 11th, 2017

Friday night, Setting up & driver registrations ... See MoreSee Less

Friday night, Setting up & driver registrations

 

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This album contains pictures of vehicles which have pre-entered for the Test & Tune meeting - this weekend, I will also be adding the weekends photo's to the Album

Woohoo canโ€™t wait ๐Ÿ˜Š

๐Ÿ˜โค๏ธ

Ableshy Walker that us? Spectating ๐Ÿ˜Ž๐Ÿ’ž

Looking forward to it

Hope the weather stays dry for you!

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Sat Nov 11th, 2017

Burt king into the 5's well done!!!! ... See MoreSee Less

 

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Cool deal well done Burt

Yes was awsome to see very well done traction was great

awesome !!!

Wicked run

Blu says well done - well deserved

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Sat Nov 11th, 2017

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Ready to go

 

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Nathan Lyne

Any competition cars this weekend?

Sat Nov 11th, 2017

Nice day at the track.. racing starts at 10 ๐Ÿ‘ ... See MoreSee Less

Nice day at the track.. racing starts at 10 ๐Ÿ‘

 

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Wow that looks really good.

Fri Nov 10th, 2017

To celebrate Masterton Motoplex 20th Anniversary this season will be selling a NEW range of clothing; these will be limited & only sold during 2017/2018 Anniversary Season.
We have:

- Ladies V-Neck, T-Shirts, 3x different Colours $35
- Menโ€™s Round Neck, T-Shirts, 3x different Colours $35
- Unisex Hoodies $60
- Menโ€™s Polo Shirts $45
- Menโ€™s Sweatshirts $60

For the sales of our clothing Eftpos will be available.

To Celebrate Masterton Motoplex 20th Anniversary we will also be having a Dinner at the track at the January 2018 meeting, registrations for this dinner will be at the December 2017 meeting with eftpos available for bookings.

This will be limited, open to MMP Board Members & Helpers , also open to Drivers & Crew.
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To celebrate Masterton Motoplex 20th Anniversary this season will be selling a NEW range of clothing; these will be limited & only sold during 2017/2018 Anniversary Season. 
We have:

- Ladies V-Neck, T-Shirts, 3x different Colours $35
- Menโ€™s Round Neck, T-Shirts, 3x different Colours $35
- Unisex  Hoodies $60
- Menโ€™s Polo Shirts $45
- Menโ€™s Sweatshirts $60

For the sales of our clothing Eftpos will be available.

To Celebrate Masterton Motoplex 20th Anniversary we will also be having a Dinner at the track at the January 2018 meeting,  registrations for this dinner will be at the December 2017 meeting with eftpos available for bookings. 

This will be limited, open to MMP Board Members & Helpers , also open to Drivers & Crew.

 

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In for a polo, straight away!

Brooke Margetts

Ford and a merc wtf

Great mans sweat shirt

Ben Carlsen

Can I do an order online and sent to aus

Eric Strom nice car

Do you Post. I have the original one from '97. It would be good to get this one to match ๐Ÿ™‚

Nothing wrong with an old merc we borrowed that off Steve keys Silky had a wee Crash in it at meremere had to load it in trailer with a forklift ๐Ÿ™

Also some cool stickers or decals would be cool

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