Emotional drag win at Easter Supercharged Shootout

Jamie Tatchell and his LC Torana compete in the Super Street class at the Sunraysia Drag Racing Association’s Easter Supercharged Shootout. Picture: Ben Gross
Jamie Tatchell and his LC Torana compete in the Super Street class at the Sunraysia Drag Racing Association’s Easter Supercharged Shootout. Picture: Ben Gross

IT was an emotional win for Sunraysia Drag Racing Association (SDRA) member Peter ­Roden on Saturday in the Super Street categ­ory at the club’s Easter Supercharged Shootout.

The veteran had made a vow to his late wife to not park his car until he’d saluted at the Sunset Strip Easter showcase event – and on Saturday he finally did it.

“He’s been chasing this win for a few years –three years ago he lost his wife (Deb) to ­cancer on Good Friday,” SDRA president Kingsley Kuchel said.

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