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14 New Track Records Set at WA Champs Finale!

The WA Drag Racing Grand Finals saw numerous Personal Best performances from all categories in what was a festival of speed to close out the WA Drag Racing Championship Season. Given the Track Records had been copping a hammering all season long to reset 14 at the finale made the performances even more staggering! Todd…

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Aldridge grand slams at WA drag racing final

Steve Aldridge stamped his credentials as a possible contender for the Direct Mining & Industrial Summer Slam championship next season with a stunning win at Perth Motorplex on Saturday night. Aldridge’s Crown Security Plymouth Barracuda did not miss a beat at the WA Drag Racing Grand Finals. He qualified third with a 5.802sec. run and…

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WA title fights to go down to the wire this Saturday

The WA Drag Racing Grand Finals event will see what has been a highly competitive WA Drag Racing Championships season draw to a close this Saturday at the Perth Motorplex. One title battle that is sure to go right down to the wire is that of the Perth/Rockingham Harley Modified Bike class, with a long…

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Quartermaine ready for battle at championship decider

Errol Quartermaine may be on top of the points in the Perth Motorplex Super Comp championship standings heading into this Saturday’s WA Drag Racing Grand Finals, but he is far from feeling confident. After a tricky season which has included not only COVID-19 delays but also a number of breakages for the Hillman (WA) resident,…

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Kasey makes championship tilt in Modified

Rookie drag racer Kasey McClure is looking to make her name in the WA Modified championship at this Saturday’s WA Drag Racing Grand Finals after a stunning first season in her 270kmh dragster. McClure currently sits second in the points, with just a small 50-point margin to leader Nicholas Wroe. With the WA Drag Racing…

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A new way to nitro

Nitro is the enigmatic fuel of top drag racers, where copious amounts of horsepower can be found – so long as you can keep it under control. While typically associated with big budgets and demanding engine maintenance requirements, Western Australian racer Brett Baile is pioneering a new type of nitro racing this weekend at Perth…

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Williamson’s winning ways can’t be stopped

As the Perth Motorplex speedway season winds down, Callum Williamson has only continued to add to his list of victories by winning the Asphalt Recyclers Australia Sprintcar Gold Cup. Williamson, who was invited to drive for Monte Motorsport in the Maddington Toyota Sprintcar Triple Crown mini-series, spent the first part of the race watching early…

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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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Katavatis king of nitro racers

Andrew Katavatis was crowned the first BME WA Nitro Championship title winner on Saturday night at Perth Motorplex after completing a perfect season – though it didn’t come without pain. Katavatis did not lose a single race in his ‘Beach Bomb’ Nitro Funny Car en route to the championship, including three straight victories on the…

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