Benaraby Dragway presents.....


Dobinsons Spring and Suspension returns to Benaraby Dragway with the wickedest Four Wheel Drive competition in Queensland!


Petrol Limited

Naturally aspirated Petrol Engine Vehicles with Capacity up to 6.3L and Forced induction petrol vehicles (either turbocharged or supercharged) with capacity upto 3.5L.

Petrol Unlimited

Naturally aspirated Petrol Engine Vehicles with Capacity  6.4L and over, and Forced induction petrol vehicles (either turbocharged or supercharged) with capacity 3.6L and over


All diesel vehicles

4x2 Exhibition Ute - Brought back for 2023!!

Diesel, Petrol, Methanol, N/A, Supercharged, NOS, Slicks - ANYTHING GOES!!  These vehicles and racers must meet all current ANDRA vehicle and licensing requirements. These racers will be competing for BRAGGING RIGHTS ONLY, and are not part of the Prize Pool. For any Technical Inspections or licensing assistance, please contact Mike on 0419703710.

Date, Time and Place

Beneraby Dragway – 177 Jono Porter Drive, Beneraby 4680 Queensland

Saturday June 3rd 2023. Racing to start Approximately NOON. and to finish into the evening by 10:00pm depending on number of entrants.

Gates open from 8:00 am. Entrants encouraged to arrive at track in the morning a few hours before racing to allow sufficient time for scrutineering.

Anyone with flu/covid like symptoms should not attend the event and should follow directions and testing requirements in line with Queensland Government Recommendations.

Eligible vehicles

Dobinsons “King of the Strip 4wd drag competition”(for the Prize Pool) is restricted to 4wd vehicles only (4wd vehicles with a transfercase / centre-locking diff / high low range etc). 4x2 Utes are allowed to run in the EXHIBITION CLASS. Vehicles that were originally 4wd may still be able to compete in the Prize Pool classes. If unsure please contact for clarification.

Vehicle requirements

Vehicles are subject to ANDRA General Requirements. The entrant is responsible for ensuring the vehicle complies and is safe to race. Some Basic information can be found below. For vehicles expected to run faster than 11.00 seconds the entrant should read the rulebook located on the ANDRA website for clarification of further requirements.


Vehicle should be in good working order and free from any oil, fuel or coolant leaks. Chassis must be in good condition and free from structural defects and excessive rust.

Crankshaft Centreline Heights

Maximum crankshaft centreline heights are listed as below (measured from centre of crankshaft to ground).

36 inches / 915mm for vehicles running 12.00 seconds 1/4 mile / 7.64 seconds 1/8 mile and slower.

31 inches / 785mm for vehicles running 11.99 to 10.00 seconds 1/4 mile / 7.63 to 6.36 seconds 1/8 mile.

24 inches / 610mm for vehicles running 9.99 seconds 1/4 mile / 6.35 seconds 1/8 mile and quicker.

All measurements are to be made from level ground with racing pressure in the tyres.

Wheels and Tires

Wheels and tires should be in good condition. Tires must not have any cord or belt showing and tread depth must exceed the minimum tread depth indicator.

All wheels must not have any missing wheel nuts.

Nitrous Oxide

Vehicles using Nitrous Oxide systems must comply with the ANDRA regulation in the rulebook located on the ANDRA website.

Suspension, Brakes and Steering

Suspension brakes and steering systems must be in good working order.

Brake pads should have sufficient pad depth.

All suspension parts, linkages and  steering boxes, pumps and linkages should be in good condition and free from excess free-play.


For all turbocharged vehicles that are not fitted with at least 1 muffler the exhaust tip must have 2 bolts 3/8” or 10mm in diameter drilled and installed across the diameter of the exhaust tip at 90 degrees to each other to prevent the exit of debris in the event of a turbine failure.

Clothing and driver license requirements

All entrants racing on the day are required to wear long pants, enclosed shoes and a helmet.

Helmets such as Australian approved motorcycle helmets can be used and should be in good condition, less than 10 years old and should be free from defects.

Race Format

A “Chicago Shootout” race format will be used where by each entrant has 3 qualifying runs and 3 elimination runs allowing a 6 runs for each competitor. Finals for each class will then follow.

Entry Fees and Nomination for Entrants

$150 total to race. This covers Day License and Gate Entry as well as required insurances for the race meet.

Children under 13 and card-carrying pensioners get in the gate for FREE.


Class winner $800 & $500 Voucher from Ocean Tyres

Class Runner up $400

Class Quickest E.T. $800

SWL sponsored - Greatest Burnout $500

Dobinsons sponsored - Quickest Kettle $500

Quickest E.T. of the day - $1000 from Beyers Smash Repair & $500 Voucher from Bursons Rockhampton


Nominations are already open for the fourth annual Dobinson's KING OF THE STRIP!

Sign up and hang onto your bullbar for this action packed event!

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Vehicle Information

I/We being the entrant/s and/or driver and/or rider, certify that the particulars on the Entry Form are true and correct in every particular, to the best of my/our knowledge and belief.
I/We declare that I/We have read and understood the Supplementary Regulations issued for the event, and agree to be bound by them and the provisions of the Competition Rules of the Australian National Drag Racing Association Inc. (ANDRA).
In Exchange for being able to enter, attend or participate in the event I/WE agree:
. to release ANDRA, promoters, sponsors organisations, land owners and lessees, organisers of the event, their respective servants, officials, representatives and agents (collectively, the “Associated Entities”) from all liability for my death, personal injury (including burns), psychological trauma, loss or damage (including property damage) (“harm”) howsoever arising from my participation in or attendance at the event, except to the extent prohibited by law;
. that ANDRA and the Associated Entities do not make any warranty, implied and express, that the event services will be provided with due care and skill or that any materials provided in connection with the services will be fit for the purpose for which they are supplied; and
. to attend or participate in the event at my/our own risk.
I/We acknowledge that:
. The risks associated with attending or participating in the event include the risk that I may suffer harm as a result of:
. Motor vehicles (or parts of them) colliding with other motor vehicles, persons or property;
. Acts of violence and other harmful acts (whether intentional or inadvertent) committed by persons attending or participating in the event; and
. The failure or unsuitability of facilities (including grand-stands, fences and guard rails) to ensure the safety of persons or property at the event.
. Motor sport is dangerous and that accidents causing harm can and do happen and may happen to me/us.
I/We accept the conditions of, and acknowledge the risks arising from, attending or participating in the event and being provided with the event services by ANDRA and the Associated Entities


Your Entry Fee includes ALL of the following.........

ONE Gate Entry Armband

ONE Race nomination (in one Class)

ONE ANDRA Day Licence

Camping overnight - no services or hookups


The Gate Fee will be $30. on the day, so take this opportunity to SAVE money getting your mates through the gate by purchasing the discounted Armbands with your nomination - SEE BELOW.

Racers, YOU get the discounted rate - VERY FEW SIZES ARE LEFT! You gotta be in it to win it! NOTE: If the size you want is NOT shown in the selection above, it is because they are SOLD OUT.


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