Tag Archives: drags

Cranking up the economy while having a ball

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Volunteering is a great part of the social life in Alice Springs while pumping millions of dollars into the town. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. Photo: The sea battle of the Henley on Todd is the climax of an annual event that attracts a crowd of 4000.

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Growling motors, screeching tyres: NATS are here

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Red Centre NATS: All Christmases are coming at once for revheads. Photos and story by ERWIN CHLANDA. 

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NATS were great but figures don’t stack up

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Giles in apparent muddle over people and admission numbers.

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Alice the petrol head capital? Yep.

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Alice Springs put beyond doubt that it is the capital of petrol heads when the Red CentreNATS got into top gear today. Text and pix by ERWIN CHLANDA.

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Drags a family event, fast but safe

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More than 50 drags Desert Nationals competitors and crews from interstate delivered a shot in the arm of the local economy. DANIELLE de BRENNI reports.

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Alice nationals delivers on the national drags stage

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The Desert Nationals at Alice Springs Inland Dragway on the weekend kicked off the national series with some records being broken, and local competitor Brian Moore (pictured) among the winners.

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