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Testing sets the scene for MacTrack Westernational

Dozens of teams have taken the opportunity to get an early look at Perth Motorplex ahead of the MacTrack Westernationals which take place this Saturday and Sunday, March 3 and 4. Pre-event testing began on Wednesday where several racers unfortunately saw a tough start to their weeks as mechanical carnage took hold. Mark Chapman munched…

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USA’s Frankie Taylor invades Perth for slammer showdown!

The Mactrack Westernationals will receive an exciting dose of international Pro Slammer action care of Team Bray Racing on March 3 and 4, with Texan Pro Mod legend Frankie Taylor to drive for the team. Taylor, not to be confused with WA’s own Frank Taylor, will be the first international driver to ever compete in…

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HOTSHOT MORESBY HAS GOT HIS FALCON FLYING

Ryan Moresby is the latest five second Pro Slammer drag racer in WA, with stunning performances coming just in time for the MacTrack Westernationals at Perth Motorplex on March 3 and 4. The Dananni Hotshots Ford Falcon ran not just one but two five second times at the recent Nitro Night event, besting with a…

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GRADDEN COMES HEAT PREPARED IN SARATOGA SLAMMER

Sydney Pro Slammer drag racer Geoff Gradden will be making his first trek west to take part in the MacTrack Westernationals on March 3 and 4, and if recent performances are any guide, he may have the hot weather tune up to surprise more fancied rivals. Gradden’s Sigra Dodge Saratoga has been one of the…

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Top five badass race cars you will see at Nitro Night!

    There has been an explosion of new machinery in Western Australian drag racing in recent weeks and fans at this Saturday’s Nitro Night at Perth Motorplex will get a chance to see some of the coolest drag cars in the country make their debut. While the ground shaking spectacle of Mark Sheehan and…

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BLACK WIDOW READY TO BITE!

A wild new dragster will make its first appearance at Perth Motorplex this Saturday for Nitro Night – and with plenty of nitro horsepower it is sure to excite! Mark Sheehan is ready to rumble in the ‘Black Widow’, a rare front engine nitro dragster capable of five second times with nitro flames to boot.…

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Summer Slam leader Lyle no longer the rookie

Kelvin Lyle has been one of the breakout drivers of the 2017/18 season at Perth Motorplex, moving into the points lead of the Direct Mining and Industrial Summer Slam with some strong performances in recent events. That lead is one he will aim to cement at Nitro Night on Saturday, February 17 at Perth Motorplex.…

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