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Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series

The Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series is a national, points based competition open to all permanent ANDRA license holders for participants in Groups Two, Three and Four. Referred to as sportsman classes.

Posting over $50,000 in end of season prize money, Summit Racing Equipment are keen supporters of sportsman racing.


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After being the first to set a national record at the Hidden Valley Drag Strip on the weekend, Modified racer Chris Farrell is looking to better his new marker at Alice Springs Inland Dragway’s Desert Nationals this weekend (July 21/22).

Farrell reset the national speed record for the A/MA bracket to 188.17miles per hour at last weekend’s Nitro Up North event in Darwin courtesy of blazing performances on both Friday and Saturday. To see the current ANDRA records list, please click here.


Michael Bridges (HighRPM)

South Aussie mechanic Michael Bridges will be looking to continue his tour of fun ‘up north’ this weekend at Alice Spring Dragway’s Desert Nationals (July 21/22).

The Super Street racer along with his crew, partner Kerri and daughter Tayla travelled all the way from Morphett Vale (SA) to Darwin (NT) last week for Nitro Up North and are staying on in the Territory for this weekend’s Desert Nationals – round two of the 18/19 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series.


Theo Karamandis (HighRPM)

Round one of the 18/19 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series, Nitro Up North, has concluded in front of an enthusiastic crowd at Darwin’s Hidden Valley Drag Strip this evening.

Hoisting ANDRA Christmas Trees at the end of the two-day event were Jake Berias (Summit Racing Equipment Junior Dragster), Mark Tattingham (Modified Bike), Theo Karamanidis (Super Street), Peter Tzokas (Super Sedan), Jess Voigt (Modified), Mark Hunt (Supercharged Outlaws) and Jason Arbery (Top Sportsman).


Leith Darrach (

The 2018/2019 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series has gotten off to a great start at Darwin’s Hidden Valley Drag Strip this evening, with another full day of Nitro Up North racing action still to come.

Perfect weather and an enthusiastic crowd greeted the Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series competitors for Friday’s qualifying, with Jake Berias (Summit Racing Equipment Junior Dragster), Leith Darrach (Modified Bike), Gavin Pocock (Super Street), Ashley Smith (Super Sedan), Chris Farrell (Modified), Adam Murrihy (Supercharged Outlaws) and Darren Saliba (Top Sportsman) going on to set the fastest qualifying times for their respective brackets. 

In recognition of their Top Qualifying efforts, each of these racers will tomorrow be presented with a Top Qualifiers Medallion thanks to TheTileCo-TheShowerPeople as well as a 25 percent off RRP voucher for any KC Tools outlet, and a Summit Racing Equipment pack. To the delight of the spectators, NT locals were well represented in taking the qualifying honours, with Pocock, Darrach, Smith and Murrihy all calling the Territory home.


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