• King Of The Strip 4x4 Drags

    King Of The Strip 4x4 Drags

King of the Strip

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Petrol Limited

Naturally aspirated Petrol Engine Vehicles with Capacity up to 6.3L and Forced induction petrol vehicles (either turbocharged or supercharged) with capacity up to 3.5L.

Petrol Unlimited

Naturally aspirated Petrol Engine Vehicles with Capacity 6.4L and over, and Forced induction petrol vehicles (either turbocharged or supercharged) with capacity 3.6L and over


All diesel vehicles

Exhibition 4x2 Ute

Factory 4x2 Utes (e.g. Hilux, Colorado, Rodeo etc) only. Eligible to race in exhibition. Not eligible for finals or prize money.


Benaraby Dragway – 177 Jono Porter Drive, Benaraby 4680 Queensland

Saturday 5 June 2021. Racing to start Approximately 1.00 p.m. and to finish into the evening by 10:00pm depending on number of entrants. Gates open from 8:00 am. Entrants encouraged to arrive at track in the morning a few hours before racing to allow sufficient time for scrutineering. In line with Covid requirements, all spectators and entrants should maintain the required social distancing. Groups of spectators and entrants are encouraged to keep number in groups small and to keep separated from other groups of people. Anyone with flu/covid like symptoms should not attend the event and should follow directions and testing requirements in line with Queensland Government Recommendations. Hand Sanitizing stations will be available at the event and all spectators and entrants are encouraged to regularly utilize these facilities.


Dobinsons “King of the strip 4wd drag night” is restricted to 4wd vehicles only (4wd vehicles with a transfercase / centre-locking diff / high low range etc). AWD and AWD-SUV vehicles such as Ford Territory, Subaru Imprezza, WRX, Forester, Outlander etc are prohibited. If unsure please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for clarification.


Vehicles are subject to ANDRA General Requirements. The entrant is responsible for ensuring the vehicle complies and is safe to race. Some Basic information can be found below. For vehicles expected to run faster than 11.00 seconds the entrant should read the rulebook located on the ANDRA website for clarification of further requirements.


Vehicle should be in good working order and free from any oil, fuel or coolant leaks. Chassis must be in good condition and free from structural defects and excessive rust.

Crankline Centre Heights

Maximum crankshaft centreline heights are listed as below (measured from centre of crankshaft to ground).

  • 36 inches / 915mm for vehicles running 12.00 seconds 1/4 mile / 7.64 seconds 1/8 mile and slower.
  • 31 inches / 785mm for vehicles running 11.99 to 10.00 seconds 1/4 mile / 7.63 to 6.36 seconds 1/8 mile.
  • 24 inches / 610mm for vehicles running 9.99 seconds 1/4 mile / 6.35 seconds 1/8 mile and quicker.

All measurements are to be made from level ground with racing pressure in the tyres.

Wheels & Tyres

Wheels and tyres should be in good condition. Tyres must not have any cord or belt showing and tread depth must exceed the minimum tread depth indicator. All wheels must not have any missing wheel nuts.

Nitrous Oxide

Vehicles using Nitrous Oxide systems must comply with the ANDRA regulation in the rulebook located on the ANDRA website.

Suspension, Brakes & Steering Suspension

Brakes and steering systems must be in good working order. Brake pads should have sufficient pad depth. All suspension parts, linkages and steering boxes, pumps and linkages should be in good condition and free from excess free-play.


For all turbocharged vehicles that are not fitted with at least 1 muffler the exhaust tip must have 2 bolts 3/8” or 10mm in diameter drilled and installed across the diameter of the exhaust tip at 90 degrees to each other to prevent the exit of debris in the event of a turbine failure.

Clothing and driver license requirements

All entrants racing on the day are required to wear long pants, long sleeve shirt and enclosed shoes and a helmet.

Helmets such as motorcycle helmets can be used and should be in good condition, MUST be less than 10 years old (check the date inside the helmet) and should be free from defects.


A “Chicago Shootout” race format will be used where by each entrant has 3 qualifying runs and 3 elimination runs allowing a 6 runs for each competitor. Finals for each class will then follow.


Class winner $400

Class Runner up $200

Class Fastest E.T. $300

Overall Fastest “Kettle” E.T. (TD42 Nissan Patrol powered vehicles)


$150 total to race. This covers Day license as well as required insurances for the race meet and entry fees. Nominations are to be made at WWW.BENARABYDRAGWAY.COM with entry fees paid online.
Spectators - $20 entry. Kids and Pensioners Free.