TEAM BRAY RACING


In 2017, Gulf Western Oil will join forces with Team Bray Racing which consists of Victor “The King of Top Doorslammer” Bray and Ben aka “The Kid” Bray.

This multi-year sponsorship deal consists of 5 cars in total – two Top Door Slammers, two burnout cars and a violently fast turbocharged six cylinder powered Toyota.

Drag Racing fans, stay tuned for what is going to be an amazing journey.

2017 EVENT CALENDAR

EVENT DATE LOCATION
NEW YEARS THUNDER 7TH JAN WILLOWBANK RACEWAY – QLD
SANTO’S SUMMER THUNDER 21ST JAN SYDNEY DRAGWAY – NSW
ANDRA AUST NATIONALS
28TH – 29TH JAN CALDER PARK- VIC
GOLDEN STATES 3RD – 4TH FEB PERTH MOTORPLEX – WA
WESTERNATIONALS 4TH – 5TH MARCH PERTH MOTORPLEX – WA
ANDRA Championship Grand Final                    31ST MARCH – 1ST APRIL ADELAIDE RACEWAY – SA
SANTO’S SUPER THUNDER 14TH APRIL WILLOWBANK RACEWAY – QLD
GULF WESTERN OILS NITRO THUNDER 5TH – 6TH MAY SYDNEY DRAGWAY – NSW
GULF WESTERN OILS WINTERNATIONALS 8TH – 11TH JUNE WILLOWBANK RACEWAY – QLD
NITRO UP NORTH 21ST – 22ND JULY DARWIN – NT
ALICE SPRINGS – NT
4TH – 5TH NOV SYDNEY DRAGWAY – NSW
2ND – 3RD DEC ADELAIDE RACEWAY – SA


ABOUT THE TEAM

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VICTOR BRAY

  • 59 years old
  • 5th generation Tomato farmer turned professional Drag Racer in 1998
  • Married to Marie
  • 3 Children – Kelly, Billi-Jo and Ben & 7 grand children
  • 6 time Australian Doorslammer Champion
  • Multiple track, national and international records

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BEN BRAY

  • 32 years old
  • Married to Samantha
  • 2 children –  Zack and Dakoda
  • Started racing at age of 8 in Junior Dragsters changed to Doorslammers at age 17
  • Youngest ever winner of a professional category of Drag Racing worldwide
  • Youngest ever winner of a Championship in a professional category of Drag Racing worldwide
  • 2 time Australian Doorslammer Champion
  • 1 time Australian  Top Alcohol Funny Car Champion
  • 3 time Sports Compact Champion
  • Multiple track, national and international records


ABOUT THE DRAG RACE CARS

Victor’s 1957 Chev Doorslammer

  • Built by Anderson Race cars
  • Engine is a 511 CI Chrysler Hemi
  • Billet BAE engine block with billet NRE Blackhawk heads
  • PSI supercharger overdriven at 2.08% over engine rpm
  • 44 amp MSD magneto
  • Chance billet torque converter
  • B&J converter drive with 3 speed Lenco transmission.
  • 5.95 seconds @ 247 mph

Ben’s 1979 Corvette Stingray Doorslammer

  • Built by Anderson Race cars
  • Engine is a 502 CI Chrysler Hemi
  • Billet BAE engine block with billet NRE Super 60 heads
  • PSI supercharger overdriven at 2.08% over engine rpm
  • 44 amp MSD magneto
  • Chance billet ‘lock up’ torque converter
  • Bruno converter drive with 3 speed Lenco transmission
  • 5.79 seconds @ 253 mph

Ben’s 2008 Toyota Solara

  • Built by Vanishing point Race cars in 2016
  • New rolling car complete but currently no drive train
  • Engine and transmission configuration still undecided but will be powered by a Turbocharged Toyota 6 cylinder


ABOUT THE BURNOUT CARS

Victor’s 1957 Chev ‘Burnout Car’

  • Constructed by Anderson Race car specifically as a demonstration car
  • 511 ci Chrysler Hemi
  • Rootes style supercharger
  • Twin Mallory Magnetos
  • Water cooled with 200 litre + fuel tank

Ben’s 1963 Corvette Stingray ‘Burnout Car’

  • Constructed in-house by Ben at Team Bray Workshop specifically as a demonstration car
  • 528 ci Big Block Chev
  • Rootes style supercharger
  • Mallory Magneto
  • Water cooled with 200 litre + fuel tank


MEDIA GALLERY

Photos –

Videos – 

Sponsorship Launch (including Ben Bray’s Burnout)

Victor Bray Interview with Glenn Everitt

Santo’s Summer Thunder Sydney 2017

Calder Park – Nationals 2017

 

For further information on TEAM BRAY RACING – click here.

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