IHRA and 400 Thunder Management are pleased to announce that the category IHRA PRO MOD will be run over (4) events during the 2020 400 Thunder Calendar at Sydney Dragway and Willowbank Raceway. StewWalsh AAAPI 4148 311017_05 (1)

The exciting IHRA PRO MOD Category will ultimately feature Turbo, Supercharged, Nitrous and PRO Charged V8 / 6 Cylinder Race Cars all mixing it together in a NEW racing PaulGalea OTF 3549 020716_26format created especially for the category.

The racing format for IHRA PRO MOD will be unique, and is designed to create a great spectacle for the race fans, and at the same time, provide great racing and cost containment for the racers.

The IHRA PRO MOD Series will utilise the Heads Up / Pro Start system, but race teams willJosephMurina PX 9258 011119_03 have to run to a target ET of 5.85. The racer who has the best reaction time and can run the closest to the Target ET of 5.85, whether under or over 5.85, will be the true winner. This New format is all about consistency and the skill RobertCampisi PX 2273 140919_07 (1)of the driver / race team to put the best package on the track. The racing will be fierce and cost effective. (The Target ET may be subject to change)

IHRA CEO Maurice Allen said “PRO MOD style racing is recognised across the world for its wide variety of spectacular race cars and IHRA Australia is proud to assist in the development of this category and cannot wait to see it arrive into the main game of the 400 Thunder Professional Drag Racing events”ZoranGajic PX 3447 060719_47 (1)

400 Thunder General Manager Steve Bettes added “Pro Mod Racers and Race Fans alike, RodHarvey FX 1603 300318_08 (1)

have been wanting this category formalised at major events in Australia for many years and we are very pleased to be able make this happen in 2020.

Having IHRA PRO MOD join the existing Professional & Sportsman Categories at 400 Thunder events with their unique racing format, will create a complete racing smorgasbord like no other for the Race Fans.  We MickMahoney SCO 1123 060619_10 (1)cannot wait for the first event at Sydney Dragway on Jan 18th as we can now confirm that (11) IHRA PRO MOD Racers have entered for the series debut”


MichaelHaimandos PX 2748 220918_40IHRA PRO MOD Series for 2020

Round 1. Santo’s Summer Thunder at Sydney Dragway on Jan 18th,

Round 2. Super Thunder at Willowbank Raceway on April 10th,

Round 3. the Gulf Western Oil Nitro Thunder at Sydney Dragway on May 2nd  

Round 4. the Gulf Western Oil Winternationals at Willowbank Raceway on June 3-7


For further information please email manager@400thunder.com.au