Champion round drag racing at Bernaraby Raceway on Saturday.
Champion round drag racing at Bernaraby Raceway on Saturday. Tom Huntley

National record set on bike at drag racing meet

FASCINATORS and fillies may have thrilled the ladies at the races, but that didn't stop the boys from playing with their petrol-guzzling toys on Saturday night.

While crowds flocked to the Gladstone Turf Club, the revheads hit up Benaraby Raceway.

Entrants could qualify for the competition, super street and street rounds on the night, with each of the five brackets having three qualifying rounds.

Despite an accident early in the night, Central Queensland Drag Racing Association president Gavin List said the meeting was an overall success.

The night saw one entrant break a racing record, recorded the quickest ET in Australia with a time of 0.806 on a pro street bike.

Championship Round Winners

Competition:

Top qualifier: Steven Wheatly

Runners: Jim Kahler.

Winner: Colin O'Conner.

S/ST

Top qualifier: Laurie Bonato

Runners: Colin Jack.

Winner: Glen Sobol.

Street

Top qualifier: Jason Bearham

Runners: Ben Brosnan.

Winner: David Cope.

Bike

Top qualifier: Jason Ellem

Runners: Lachlan Dilly.

Winner: Ace Edwards.

Twins Bike

Top qualifier: Brad Mc Sweeney

Runners: John Jeremy

Winner: Brad Mc Sweeney



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