That 5 grand could’ve gone towards some timing boards
Bloody awesome to see things like this well done mmp
Dion Eagle coon
i will be standing on the startline rooting for one but hey a 5 second door car gets congrats no matter who you crew for. maybe i should make another challenge Barry Plumpton. i lost my beard last meet on a challenge??? would have to be a team effort for this challenge though
Which meeting are you going to. Don,t forget Dad and me going to the one in March. Eh Bob we going to pinch Wayne and Linda's bed ha ha
NZ doorslammers will end up in the 5’s for sure, but I doubt it’ll be this season
Crikey! I'd slam a door for $5,000 lol
Someone fly us over I’ll give a go not the 5 but a good race lol
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
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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!