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Modified Bike and Super Street the championship hotbeds

This Saturday’s 96fm Powerpalooza marks the final round of the gruelling WA Drag Racing Championship, where racers have been striving for points all season long. As the Grand Final, the 96fm Powerpalooza ramps up the drama by offering 50% bonus points – opening up a championship win to more potential victors. While a number of…

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Top of the Top Comp pops set for 96fm Powerpalooza thriller!

The highest quality Top Comp field to assemble for the season so far will converge on Perth Motorplex this Saturday for high horsepower drag racing combat in the final showdown of the State championship series. Fifteen cars in total have entered for the Top Comp field, which will form an entertaining segment of the 96fm…

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Supercharged Mellitt earns title

Despite a series of challenges thrown her way, Jodie Mellitt became the first female to win the WA Supercharged Outlaws Championship after her latest victory just over a week ago at Perth Motorplex. Mellitt said that mechanical damage to her dragster from the Westernationals earlier in March almost threatened their push for the title. “After…

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NITRO HEAVEN LIVES UP TO WILD EXPECTATIONS

NITRO HEAVEN LIVES UP TO WILD EXPECTATIONS The Aeroflow Nitro Hot Rods lived up to their wild reputation with a series of close fought rounds and loose runs at Perth Motorplex on Saturday night. New Zealand’s Morice McMillin took victory with three wins from three rounds in the ‘Spooky’ car. While Sydney’s Rick Gauci was…

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MIRCO MAKES HIS MOVE IN SUPER SEDAN CHAMPIONSHIP

MIRCO MAKES HIS MOVE IN SUPER SEDAN CHAMPIONSHIP Martin Mirco has fought back to the lead of the WA Super Sedan Championship following a breakthrough performance at the MacTrack Westernationals. The Bibra Lake-based driver of the Holldon Rigging Camaro used one of the best passes of his career in the pressure of the Westernational final…

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ANATOMY OF AN AEROFLOW NITRO HOT ROD

Anatomy of an Aeroflow Nitro Hot Rod Perth Motorplex will witness a new drag racing spectacle when the Aeroflow Nitro Hot Rods rumble into town on Saturday, March 24, ready to shake the ground with a unique excitement that can’t be matched. So what is an Aeroflow Nitro Hot Rod? Essentially it is a modern…

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AEROFLOW NITRO HOT RODS CAN BE A SPOOKY RIDE

Aeroflow Nitro Hot Rods can be a Spooky Ride The Aeroflow Nitro Hot Rods are coming to Perth Motorplex for the first time with Spooky, Berzerk, Chucky’s Toy and Psycho set to entertain drag racing fans with wild 3000 horsepower nitro antics on Saturday, March 24. Morice McMillin is the driver of Spooky, and the…

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Mouhayet, Matheson best 400 Thunder in the west at MacTrack Westernationals classic

Paul Mouhayet has struck his biggest blow yet in the 400 Thunder Pro Slammer Championship, defeating multi-time Australian champion John Zappia in a thrilling final round of the MacTrack Westernationals at Perth Motorplex on Sunday. After top qualifying and setting a new national speed record on Saturday in the Komatsu/Mack/Moits Racing Ford Mustang, Sydney’s Mouhayet…

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MOUHAYET QUALIFIES ON TOP IN RECORD 400 THUNDER PRO SLAMMER FIELD

Paul Mouhayet has laid down the gauntlet during qualifying for the MacTrack Westernationals, setting new track records for Perth Motorplex and leading Australia’s quickest ever 400 Thunder Pro Slammer field into race day. Mouhayet’s final session pass of 5.629 seconds in the Komatsu/Mack/Moits Racing Ford Mustang stole the number one place and the track record…

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