One of the best things that I saw on the day had nothing what so ever to do nitro funny cars. Upon returning from the bottom end of the track I saw this little feller absolutely beside himself with glee as he held on to his “Stormtrooper” hero card.

When I interviewed Outlaw Nitro Funny Car head honcho, Graeme Cowin a couple of years ago he said to me one of the most import things that he wanted to do was to engage the children so the sport down under can continue to grow. When I showed “Stormtrooper” driver, Greg Leahy he said “It's the excitement in the kids that makes this type of racing special.”