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Championships come down to the wire

The Drag Racing Grand Final this Saturday at Perth Motorplex will not just be a show of fire and nitro thanks to Jet Dragsters and Outlaw Nitro Funny Cars, but it also marks the conclusion of the 2016/17 WA Drag Racing Championship. Some brackets are wrapped up already but there are plenty of compelling battles…

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Marching on to the Top Comp title?

The Western Australian drag racing season will go out with a bang on Saturday, April 8 with the running of the Grand Final. Fields are at maximum capacity ahead of the finale, with many eyes on the epic championship clash set to go down in the Top Comp division. Adam Marchant, Steve Aldridge and John…

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Kendrick claims night one of Di Candilo Steel City Australian 360 Title

From the get-go Jason Kendrick was on a mission in the 20-lap preliminary feature race at the DiCandilo Steel City Australian 360 Sprintcar Championship at the Perth Motorplex on Friday night. He started on the outside of Jamie Veal for the final and after going very wide at the start of the race, set up a…

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John Zappia, Craig Glassby and Chris Porter find Westernationals gold

It was another hot and humid day that greeted racers and fans for day two of the 46th Westernationals, however the action on the track was even hotter with John Zappia taking home another Top Doorslammer victory and more ANDRA gold. However the biggest news was Zappia and his Fuchs Holden Monaro wrapping up his…

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Zappia, Marchant aim to defend positions

The battle is not quite over yet for qualifying leaders at the Westernationals with the resumption of hostilities this morning, with Top Doorslammer and Top Alcohol seeing their final sessions carried over to 11am Sunday morning. In the first session of Top Doorslammer there was no real surprises, as a lot of the big hitters…

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Muscat a winner again on day one of Westernationals

Damian Muscat is making the most of his Western Australian road trip with a win at the Goldenstates four weeks ago being backed up with a second at the Westernationals. Muscat defeated Ben Stevens in the first of two ANDRA championship rounds that will be held this weekend for Top Fuel Motorcycle. Meanwhile in Top…

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O’Rourke Motorsport shooting for back to back Westernationals wins

Despite suffering catastrophic engine damage during their last trip to Perth, the O’Rourke Motorsport outfit is ready and rearing to go in their pursuit for back-to-back event wins at this weekend’s Westernationals at Perth Motorplex. The OMS crew took out the 2016 Westernationals, and will be doing all they can to take out consecutive Westernationals event…

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Reliability and reactions key for Fuchs Monaro

John Zappia might have emerged as the winner of the Goldenstates at Perth Motorplex several weeks ago but it came at a cost with bent rods on two separate runs and a close challenge from Scott MacLean. Since then, the team has been hard at work on the Fuchs Monaro, developing ways to keep the engine in…

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Small steps planned for MacLean’s Westernationals

After a positive event last time out in the ANDRA Top Doorslammer Series, Scott MacLean and team will be aiming to consolidate their gains at the Westernationals in Perth this Saturday and Sunday. While he scored a runner up at the Goldenstates just a few weeks ago, MacLean knows that a team can easily lose…

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