Morgan & Wacker Street Drags Series

2018 Harley Drags

This series is for street appearing Harley-Davidson + Buell motorcycles.

All racers participate and ride at their own risk.

You will be required to complete a Willowbank indemnity form for each event; and also an annual Morgan & Wacker H-D Brisbane / Gold Coast H-D indemnity form.

Maximum participation is welcomed; some modified bikes do compete, at sponsors’ discretion.

  • Motorcycle to have a Harley-Davidson or Buell frame VIN, or street-registerable frame
  • No slicks (ie treaded tyres must be used)
  • No wheelie bars
  • Competitors BAC (Blood Alcohol Content) is to be Zero. Officials may undertake random alcohol or drug testing at any time.
  • Speed limits apply at Willowbank Raceway – 25kph in all areas (except the dragstrip)
  • All relevant National and Track Rules also apply to this series.
  • Any motorcycle or rider can be included or excluded at the discretion of the sponsors.
  • Sponsors reserve the right to adjust these rules at any time.

Riding gear –

This is a general statement, and lists the minimum standard required; specific detail can be found in the Willowbank Website, Street Vehicle Drag Racing Regulations.

Note – “The wearing of motorcycle club colours in conjunction with leathers or otherwise is expressly forbidden”

Bikes slower than 10.00 –

  • Leather jacket, Kevlar jacket (or equivalent)
  • Full fingered leather gloves, full-fingered Kevlar gloves, or equivalent
  • Long trousers
  • Leather boots (note – boots must cover ankles)
  • Full-face helmet meeting minimum standard AS/NZS 1698

(Helmet must be no older than 10 years from date of manufacture)

Bikes capable of going faster than 10.00 –

Refer to Willowbank website for requirements.

Qualifying and Racing format

  • All participants should have 3 qualifying runs, followed by 3 races, with 2 participants progressing to the finals.
  • Qualifiers are run end-to-end ….. so our qualifying is usually complete prior to the track opening to the public ‘Race Ya Mate’.
  • ‘Dial-your-own’ handicap format
  • Bye runs are randomly allocated. Bye run scores an automatic win.
  • Two finalists are decided by finding the racers gaining 3 wins. If more than two are eligible – the total difference between the (Light + ET) and Dial-in (on positive side only, ie breakout + redlight runs excluded) of all three races will be calculated, with the two riders having the least difference progressing to the finals.

Event Dates

Each round may have a different gate and on-track time. Please check below.

Date Be at gate On track at
Round 1 Sat 8 September 3:30pm 4:00pm
Round 2 Sat 6 October 3:00pm 3:30pm
Round 3 Sat 20 October 2:30pm 3:00pm
Round 4 Sat 3 November 2:30pm 3:00pm
Round 5 Sat 17 November 3:30pm 4:00pm


All rounds are run at Willowbank Raceway. Check the gate entry times as above; these are varied as the track has a multitude of other commitments.

Fee: $50 admits racer only; $20 adult spectator; Kids 13 & under are free

Enter on the day

Entry prices are subject to change by Willowbank Raceway.


Qualifying: 1 point

Racing: 2 points for win, 1 point for loss

Best light of the night (racing rounds): 1 point

Bonus points: 0.000 light (racing or qualifying rounds): 2 points


Round Win: $200 voucher from Morgan & Wacker H-D Brisbane
Round R/up: $100 voucher from Gold Coast Harley

Series Win: $500 voucher from Morgan & Wacker H-D Brisbane
Series R/up: $250 voucher from Gold Coast Harley

Final Decision

Final decision on any Harley Drags ruling lies with sponsors, Morgan & Wacker H-D Brisbane or Gold Coast Harley, or Willowbank officials.

More information

If you have any questions at all, then ask …… Lola at Morgan & Wacker Harley, Brisbane (07) 3606 8800, or,