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Drag racing: Busselton driver clocks 486km/h
Drag racing: Busselton driver clocks 486km/h

A Busselton driver reached speeds of 486km/h in a four-car match race at the Kwinana Motorplex in Perth.

Matt Treasure finished runnerup in the Nitro Funny Car race last weekend.

“We have a crew of 11 and we can rebuild the complete engine and driveline in less than two hours,” Treasure said.

“Our best time over the quarter mile was a 5.11-second elapsed time at 302mp/h or 486km/h which earned us a runner-up finish and the first side-by-side with another car 300mp/h funnycar pass outside of North America.”

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