Just over 6 months ago at the Gulf Western Oil Winternationals, Gary Phillips rocked the house with a mind blowing  5.384 seconds @ 422.27kmh in the final to take the win and the Championship over Steven Reed. 

But that wasn’t the start of some massive speeds in Pro Alcohol at the event with Gary Phillips running 428.34kmh, Steven Reed 427.42kmh, Jake Donnelly 421.69kmh earlier. 

Justin Walshe was also belting out record times in his Pro Alcohol Altered with a world & career best 5.56 seconds @ 405.10kmh to make sure that the Funny Cars guys didn’t have it all their way. 

Overall, at the event their were 12 runs under 5.60 seconds and 8 runs over 400 kmh !!!

At the Gulf Western Oil New Years Thunder event on Jan 7/8, all of above 400 Thunder PRO Alcohol Racers will return to smash the record books again, but making their job that much harder will be several additional Pro Alcohol Championship contenders including Darren Fry, John Cannuli, Mark Rowland and Chris Hargrave, who will be making his welcome return to Pro Alcohol with new sponsor Middys Electrical. 

The Full Entry list is as follows;

1. Gary Phillips – Chevrolet Monte Carlo 

2. Steven Reed – Chevrolet Monte Carlo 

3. Jake Donnelly – Chevrolet Camaro

4. Justin Walshe – T- Bucket Altered

5. Mark Rowland – Pontiac Firebird

6. John Cannuli – Chevrolet Camaro 

7. Darren Fry – Chevrolet Monte Carlo

8. Chris Hargrave – Ford Mustang

For further event information, including the race schedule,  full entry list and event tickets please click on the link below…