Search for in
Tue, 21 Jan 2020, 12:04 PM

Richie Crampton to Race for Rai at Sydney Dragway
Courtesy of John Doig

NHRA star Richie Crampton will make his debut with Rapisarda Autosport International at Santo's Summer Thunder meeting, Sydney Dragway, January 24-25.

"I'm delighted that Richie has agreed to come to Australia and drive for our team this weekend," said team owner Santo Rapisarda. "My boys, Santo Junior and Santino have got to know Richie really well when we've raced in America and the times he's returned to Australia to race. He's a world class driver and a great fit with our family team."

Crampton landed the ride after the meeting scheduled for January 17-18 was postponed due to rain.

American duo, Dom Lagana and Ashley Sanford who were originally slated to fill the third and fourth seat at RAI were forced to miss this weekend meeting due to previous commitments. Sanford, for family reasons and Lagana to prepare for NHRA preseason testing at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

Crampton has been one of the most successful Australian racers to compete on the Mello Yello series with 10 career wins including rookie of the year honours in 2014.

Drag News: 10 Most Recent Entries [ top ]

Apr 07- Adaptive Response-NMRA/NMCA Updates 2020 Event Schedules
Apr 02- Drag Racing in Australia Suspended
Mar 24- PDRA Postpones Season-Opening East Coast Nationals in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic
Mar 20- Santo's Super Thunder Meeting Cancelled
Mar 19- Singleton and Vang Score Chaos Victories at Pine Valley
Mar 18- NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals Postponed Due to Coronavirus Pandemic
Mar 18- Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series, Round 1 Race Wrap Up
Mar 18- 18th Annual NMCA Muscle Car Mayhem presented by Holbrook Racing Engines Race Wrap
Mar 16- Pacific Division Events Postponed
Mar 09- Bynum, Wittenberg, Capps, and McDevitt Make the Nitro Noise at 2020 March Meet

Copyright ©2020 AUTOSALES INC, dba Summit Racing Equipment
Ready to take your order at 1-800-230-3030 | Customer Service 1-800-517-1035