Pallentine wins big at huge Good Friday Burnout King

Dwane Pallentine is now $10,000 richer after winning Good Friday Burnout King at Perth Motorplex in front of a packed house. Pallentine claimed victory in the Pro division following a smooth performance from his supercharged Holden Torana. It was Pallentine’s second major victory at the Motorplex, following on from his 2019 Burnout Boss title. Part…

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Pallentine and passenger fired up for Burnout King

When Dwane Pallentine rolls on to the burnout pad of Perth Motorplex this Good Friday, he will do so with a generous passenger ready to experience a supercharged burnout machine unlike any other. Pallentine auctioned off his passenger seat to help raise funds for people who have lost their homes in bushfires, with the winner…

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Two-times burnout champion Fletcher back for Good Friday

Jason Fletcher is coming out of a short retirement to compete at Good Friday Burnout King this Friday at the Perth Motorplex, and he has a reputation to protect. As a two-time event winner (2016 and 2017), Fletcher and his Nissan Patrol were one of the most popular combinations in the WA burnout scene. However…

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Motorplex lease transition now complete

Following the conclusion of a transitionary period, Evolve Facility Management is now fully operational as the new operator for the Perth Motorplex. In December of 2020, the newly established subsidiary of the Australian National Drag Racing Association (ANDRA) was announced as the new operator for the premier motorsport facility following an extensive procurement process by…

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31 January: Venue Closed

Date: 31 January, 2021 Please note that we are fully complying with the Premier’s COVID Safe measures announced on Sunday 31 January 2021. Effective from 6pm tonight (31 January), the Perth Motorplex will be closed to the public for five days (until 6pm Friday 5 February 2021). All bookings, classes and programs will not take…

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From show to skids, Motorvation crowns champions

The 35th running of Motorvation saw Western Australia’s biggest festival of modified cars turn on three days of high horsepower thrills at Perth Motorplex. Thousands of spectators filled the Motorplex to see more than 500 competitors showcase their street machines and hot rods over three days, demonstrating the health of the car scene in WA. The…

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Motorvation family dynasty ready for 35th year of show this weekend

Husband and wife Gareth and Ali Lougher participated in their first Motorvation event more than 20 years ago, and now the twin Grand Champions will welcome their 18-year-old son Reece to the Show for the first time at this weekend’s 35th running of the event at the Perth Motorplex. In total, the Perth family will…

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Grumpy Greg prepares burnout blitz for Motorvation 35

From hot rodders to classic car owners to burnout pros, Motorvation 35 is an event for many kinds of car enthusiasts. The goal for some drivers is simply to tear up as many tyres as possible, and Greg Cuthbertson fits firmly into that group. Cuthbertson’s GRUMPYVS Holden ute has been a star on the burnout…

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Burnouts and Barras the perfect combination

Western Australia’s biggest festival of street machine horsepower is returning to Perth Motorplex this weekend, with Motorvation 35 set to attract muscle cars and top burnout competitors from around the State. Among them will be Lauren Youngs, a relatively new participant who has quickly found her place as a skilled and championship-capable driver. Youngs was…

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