Summernats

2019 Summernats 32: Winners & event highlights

Feb 06, 2019

Now that the smoke has settled we can talk about how good Summernats 32 was this year, and go over some of the highlights and winners. This year’s event was massive, with over 107,000 fans...

Burnout world record set at Summernats 32, 126 cars smoking

Jan 14, 2019

This year’s Summernats 32 car festival in Canberra saw a new record planted into the Guinness World Record books. What was the record for exactly? A massive burnout, of course. More specifically though, the record...

Summernats 32 to debut drifting pad for special demonstrations

Dec 13, 2018

Summernats 32 will debut a number of new events and special demonstrations. The latest new feature confirmed will be a dedicated drifting showcase. Yep, yet another form of huge horsepower turning tyres into smoke. Organisers...

Summernats awarded Best Tourism Event, 32 to debut Skid Lane

Nov 30, 2018

Summernats, which will be running in its 32nd year in January, has been awarded Best Tourism Event in the Australian Event Awards. The awards recognise the significant contribution events bring to local tourism, employment and...

2018 Summernats 31: Event highlights & mega gallery

Jan 09, 2018

Another year and another Australian summer celebration of muscle cars and car enthusiasts. Yep, we’re talking about Summernats 31, which took place over the weekend at the Exhibition Park in Canberra. The 31st event was...

Summernats 31 gearing up to be another huge event

Dec 22, 2017

The countdown to Summernats 31 is on. Car entry applications are now closed, and the full schedule of events has been confirmed. Earlier this month a new three-year agreement was signed with the ACT Government,...

Ford EA Falcon inline-6 with massive 4-71 supercharger (video)

Apr 10, 2017

Summernats 30 was an absolute hoot and PD was there to bring you some of the craziest and coolest modified cars in the country. One that escaped our attention was captured by the boys at...

2017 Summernats 30, biggest ever – highlights (with mega gallery)

Feb 01, 2017

Love muscle cars, burnouts, and Australia’s hot weather? You must have went to Summernats 30 in Canberra a few weeks ago. If the answer is no to either of these but you’re still intrigued, we’ve...

Summernats 30 to be biggest ever, record-breaking 2000 entrants

Nov 08, 2016

Summernats is coming up for its 30th anniversary in January, and to kick-start the festivities it has just registered its 2000th vehicle entrant for the year breaking a new record. The previous record was 1952...

Burnout record smashed at Summernats 28, 103 cars (video)

Jan 02, 2015

The official world record for the biggest simultaneous burnout has been broken at this year’s Street Machine Summernats 28 festival in Canberra. The record involved 103 cars all doing a burnout at the same time....

For Sale: Gary Myers’s 1966 Ford Mustang show car

Aug 22, 2013

If you’re waiting for the new Mustang to arrive here in Australia, then maybe consider this instead? What you see here is a twin-supercharged, chopped-roof, complete show car from front to back that brings with...

Summernats event to take place at Malaysian Super GT

May 23, 2013

In a move that has taken many by surprise, Summernats’ co-owner Andy Lopez has just signed a joint venture with a leading Malaysian motorsport promotor to host a one-off Summernats exhibition event during the 2013...

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