Australia’s wrap around 2018-19 400 Thunder Professional Drag Racing Series had about as a dramatic season conclusion possible...

A “winner-take all” Top Fuel final (above) capped off the 52nd running of the Gulf Western Oil Winternationals held at fabled Willowbank Raceway. ¬†Sydney’s Wayne Newby, driving for team owner and business magnate Santo Rapisarda, clinched his second career 400 Thunder Top Fuel Championship — when the win light came on in his lane.

Wayne Newby & Santo Rapisarda.

Pro Slammer winner – Steven Ham

You can link to all the results + extensive photo gallery posted by our media partners down under (DragNews.com.au): HERE

Photos courtesy of Grant Stephens & John Doig