Aussie Jet funny car & Speed Demon Jet dragster Pilot
Hometown: Melbourne, AUS
Day job: Director of DPE
Driving history: Top Fuel Dragster ANDRA Racing 1994 – current
Bio: Darren is the son of renowned Top Fuel racer Charlie Di Filippo and first got behind the wheel of the family’s immaculately prepared and potent Top Fuel dragster in 1994.
In early 1995, Darren made the first big step in his rise to being one of the sport’s leading stars. Amongst the likes of Jim Read, Graeme Cowin, Glen Mikes and Rachelle Splatt to name a few, Darren made the final round in his first ever Australian Top Fuel Series appearance.
History will go to show that Darren’s career to date has been a great success and will continue to be so with the young star of the sport presenting a professionalism that rivals the greatest that Australia’s veterans in this demanding sport, have ever had to offer.