IHRA Australia have created the Position of Technical Director to oversee all areas of Technical rules and safety rules as the IHRA moves into a period of extended growth across Australia. Longtime NSW Racer and Official Tim Nielsen has been   appointed to the role effective immediately. Tim’s knowledge and experience as both a racer and administrator in Drag racing will stand him in good stead for the position.

Nielsen has been involved in Drag racing for many years holding various positions and is also a regular competitor in the ATURA NSW Championship Series at Sydney Dragway in Modified, and has won Multiple Track championships in his racing career.

Nielsen is Sydney based and has decades of experience as a Technical Inspector and has been involved in assisting Sydney Dragway since its inception, as well as becoming NSW Chief Stewards for IHRA Australia for the last two years.

Nielsen’s prior experience will stand him in good stead and he is excited to be taking on the role and is looking forward to working closely with race teams and drivers to ensure a fair and level playing field for all.

IHRA Australia Managing Director Maurice Allen said today “I’m thrilled and proud to have Tim join our organization and we are looking forward to seeing what he can achieve in this role. He is talented in many areas and has a good understanding of all levels of this sport, and his talents will greatly assist all racers around Australia”

Nielsen will assist in the day to day technical issues, bulletins and rules and will be able to assist racers with any technical enquiries. He will also oversee the Technical Inspector program and issue regular bulletins to both racers and Technical Officers around the country as IHRA Australia continue to grow and expand here in Australia.

Tim can be contacted via email on: tnielsen@ihraaustralia.com.au

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