Co-Naming Rights Sponsors


Based in Perth, Western Australia, Dananni Haulage offers HOTSHOT Transport Services to Australia’s Mining, and Offshore Oil, Gas, and Power industries.

We HOTSHOT freight direct from pick-up point to delivery point, and we deliver right across Australia – anywhere, anytime. We operate an extensive fleet of modern vehicles to transport loads of all sizes, from 1kg to 24 tonne, including oversized loads and road trains.

Dananni Hotshots



Established in 1975, Tony’s Auto Wreckers is a professional car wrecker company that specialises in sourcing quality spare parts for cars. Our expert team sources and reconditions all types of salvageable car parts, so our customers can purchase quality items for a significantly reduced price compared to brand new parts.


Major Sponsors


Fuchs Lubricants Australia Pty Ltd
Founded as a German family company in 1931, Fuchs today is a group with global reach. Among the independent producers, Fuchs is the world’s largest independent manufacturer and supplier of lubricants. With several thousand employees, operating in most worldwide markets, Fuchs’ leading position is supported by an extensive range of core program lubricants, complimented by tailor-made solutions for just about every application. The wholly owned Australian subsidiary has been supplying specialised lubricants since the late 1890’s and is the leading market player in many lubricant sectors


Striker Chrushing and Screening

Striker is a manufacturing company providing a range of crushing and screening equipment, fixed plants for quarry and mining services and a new range of recycling equipment. Our plant and machinery is available for sale and rent. The company is privately owned and was founded in 1998 in Perth, Western Australia. We have always maintained a ‘can do’ attitude and ensured that products we design and manufacture are ‘built to last’.

Striker Managing Director Craig Pedley has made a large contribution to Zappia Racing as Naming Rights Sponsors, and owner of the record setting “Crusher” HQ Monaro Top Doorslammer.

Striker Crushing Web Site


Crow Cams

For over 30 years Crow Cams have maintained the most advanced cam development and CNC grinding facilities in Australia which have been used by car companies and our most successful racers to great effect.


WA Suspensions is Perth’s leading specialist in spring and suspension technology. We are an independently owned and operated West Australian business, established in 1984. Our continuing commitment to quality ensures our clients return to us again and again for advice and service on automotive suspension across a wide variety of vehicles. We work on everything from the 50’s classics to new cars, straight off the showroom floor.



The MoTeC brand delivers more than just excellence in engineering and technology, it instills confidence in long term performance and customer service. Race proven after 25 years.

From humble beginnings more than twenty years ago, MoTeC has evolved into an international force in aftermarket automotive electronics, attracting the support of many top teams in race and rally. Over those years MoTeC has built a reputation for outstanding reliability, advanced technology and high performance products that exceed expectations. Such growth has brought with it a diverse range of customers and a wide array of vehicles, encouraging the constant expansion of MoTeC product capabilities and support expertise.



Noonan Race Engineering

Our business utilizes state of the art machinery at the cutting edge of the performance industry, enabling us to transform the way you currently address your particular performance needs. You’re here because you want to deal with people that are the best of the best. Our focus is as much about forging strong and reliable client relationships as it is about forging world beating benchmark race engines and components. We have combined years of hands on knowledge and expertise in racing, engineering and manufacturing. NRE brings it all together as a complete package tailored to develop and nurture your performance dreams and desires from concept through to reality. So pull your belts down tight and let us take you to the front of the pack.

Associate Sponsors


Alky Pro is a new Windows based program for Fuel System Analysis and Tuning of Supercharged Alcohol engines. You can choose to use either CONVENTIONAL or METHANOL mode at the click of a button, allowing you to compare the 2 methods and the result. In addition, Alky Pro has several other innovative features that can further “fine tune” your results, including a correction for Fuel Temperature and Specific Gravity. All this in a simple, easy to understand layout that runs on any Windows based desktop, laptop or tablet. Alky Pro – Smart Technology for Smart Racers. Owner Greg Gower is a Top Alcohol tuner, and assists John Zappia with fine tuning on his record setting Top Doorslammer HW Monaro.

Alky Pro Web Site

K Craft Bullbars

K Craft Bullbars

K-Craft Bullbars

Need a custom-made bull bar for your truck? K Craft Bullbars has been custom building and repairing heavy-duty bull bars in Perth for over 40 years. Our Truck, Road Train, and FUPD Bull Bars are renowned for their added strength, appearance, and reliability. They are custom made to allow for the addition of accessories such as driving lights and signage. We also manufacture and repair Truck Gates, Water Tanks, Diesel Fuel Tanks, Ute Racks, and Tool Boxes. In fact, we can tailor any aluminium or steel fabrication to suit your specific needs. K Craft Bullbars is conveniently located in the heart of Welshpool, close to Perth’s major truck dealerships and transport depots. You can count on us for your manufacturing, modification, and repair needs.



Santhuff Shocks are available in many different configurations, just a sample of the many models are shown on our web site, like our Coil Over Double Adjustable Shocks along with various OEM and race mount double adjustable front shocks. If you don’t see your shock listed, contact dealer John Zappia, chances are we can make them.

Santhuff Shocks


B & J Transmissions

Do you think its a coincidence  that a great majority of the quickest blown alcohol passes in the last few years were done with a B&J transmission? Yea – Neither did we. Different chassis, different tires, different engines, different clutches, One Transmissions! Run with the fast guys, Run B&J. One of the many reasons were chosen, to go fast in a top alcohol dragster.


Avtrac Pty Ltd

Avtrac Pty Ltd provides continuous airworthiness management of corporate jets, turbine helicopters, turbo prop and piston aircraft for Operators and Private Owners. They hold multiple Instruments from CASA for Class A Maintenance Control for Regular Public Transport (RPT), Charter and ASETPA (Single Engine IFR) operations. The online AVTRAC tracking system is unique and allows all team members involved in maintenance to view and participate in the control process. Avtrac developed “Racetrac” database software specifically for Zappia Racing, to capture data on each run. Avtrac fund the web site and provide webmaster and media services to the team.


Taylor Tyres Pty Ltd – Advantage Tyres

Advantage The Tyre Professionals. A network of independent tyre dealers located throughout New Zealand, proudly supported by Michelin. Each Michelin accredited Advantage store shares the same view, by servicing your business with the very best the market has to offer with Michelin group products and services, leading to reduced costs and increased profits back into your business.


Kounis Metal Industries

Kounis Metal Industries (“KMI”) is a privately owned WA company with over sixty years of manufacturing experience.  Founded in 1953 and later incorporated in 1966, KMI has continued to show positive growth and stands by its objective to provide products and services of a quality which conforms to customer requirements and which constantly meets expectation in respect to quality, performance, safety and price. Our services include general and custom sheet metal work, fabrication, CNC laser cutting, CNC turret punching, CNC folding and powder coating services.


Competition and Industrial Coatings

Competition and Industrial Coatings or C.I.C. High Performance Ceramics have been trading since 2004. Our ambition was to provide the best coatings of their type, and make it affordable and convenient for our customers around Western Australia and beyond. In many areas we have succeeded, but we always strive to excel. Our customers include mining and industrial companies, engineering and development companies like Orbital engineering, universities such as University of Western Australia, Curtin University and Edith Cowan, to name but a few. We have coated parts for overseas companies and domestic companies to great effect. We have coated pistons for remote control aircraft that can fit on top your finger to pistons the size of paint tins. There is nothing we won`t try if we can, so contact us if you have any enquires and we will be happy to help.


Reid Machine was established in 2005 to provide the Inland empire area of Southern California with the highest quality manufacturing and machining services. Based in Lake Elsinore, we continue to grow, serving nationwide requests, thanks to new demands and our customers support, in an ever changing manufacturing environment.

Reid Machine Web Site


Final Drive Engineering manufacture and repair a large range of driveshafts to suit automotive, industrial, heavy haulage and earthmoving and offer tailshaft balancing, manufacture and repair for automotive and performance, truck and body builders, earthmoving equipment, in particular Cat and Komatsu. Owner Phil Purser is a drag racer, and supporter of Zappia Racing.

Final Drive Web Site


Aurora Bearings

In 1971 a new company entered the rod end and spherical bearing marketplace. Founded by a group of bearing professionals with backgrounds in all aspects of the rod end and spherical bearing industry, this new firm, Aurora Bearing Company, soon became a major force in the rod end industry. Now marketing products worldwide, Aurora Bearing fields a very competent sales force that is available to assist and provide you with a practical and sound solution to rod end and spherical bearing application problems and challenges.


Boninfante Friction Inc

Boninfante Friction, Inc. is the world leader in friction clutch manufacturing for the motorsports market. Boninfante creates custom clutches for an array of applications from street car to full race clutches, from top fuel dragsters and nitro funny cars to F1 and F1H2O boats. We’ve even made clutches for road grader use and aircraft test equipment. We are specialists in energy transfer.


SDS Fuel Systems

Founded in 1995, Straightline Data Systems was established to service the drag racing industry as MoTeC Australia’s only authorised dealer specialising in drag racing (a status we retain today). Quickly establishing a strong customer base, listing some of the quickest cars in the country, our services expanded to on-site integration and track support. The next stage of our evolution was the purchase of our Haas CNC mill. The mill gave us the ability to address many of the issues we saw in our customer’s data … converting theory to product, our fuel system range of products quickly followed. Our Data Systems and Fuel Systems now reside on some of the quickest vehicles this planet has to offer; something we are very proud of

Total Seal Logo

A piston can only perform as well as the rings surrounding it do. That’s why Total Seal® concentrates on making the most precise, strongest, lightest and innovative piston rings available. From extreme horsepower race engines to powerful stationary engines for industrial use and everything in between, Total Seal® can help you improve the efficiency and durability of your engine.


Victory1 Logo

Victory 1 Performance has an award winning research and development department which offers tailored solution to each customer’s needs. With Victory 1 Valves and valvetrain components, you’re not only purchasing the best product on the market, you’re buying a service. With twenty-two years of materials science, machining, forging and heat treating know-how, Victory 1 will take you to the winner’s circle. Whether you need one piece or ten-thousand pieces – We can handle it in a timely fashion. Meeting deadlines and providing quality technical help is our passion.



Applied Automotive Engineering was founded in 1979 by brothers Peter & Robert Lush.  With the passion of the internal combustion engine and the interest in machinery it was only natural the Applied Automotive Engineering was born. We are looking for customers with a commitment to do the job correctly the first time.  We will not compromise reliability for cost.  You can feel certain that when you receive an engine from us, it was built with the best design, engineering and parts available.  This ensures that your engine is a good investment of your hard earned time and money, and will provide you with the best engineered engine possible.