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Zappia takes out the Summer Slam opener at WA Drag Racing Championships

John Zappia won the first round of the Summer Slam Series at Perth Motorplex on Saturday night with a stunning 5.71sec. run in the final to defeat Daniel Gregorini. With cool air providing plenty of opportunity to make high horsepower, Zappia also ran his fastest ever speed with a 412kmh blast. “The Fuchs Monaro was…

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Two new stunners for Summer Slam

WA’s reputation for awesome Top Doorslammers does not look to be changing any time soon with Kelvin Lyle’s Ford Mustang and Frank Taylor’s Chevrolet Chevelle set to make their debut at the WA Drag Racing Championships. With the event also marking the first round of the Summer Slam Series, the timing could not be better…

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Gregorini returns in time for slammer show

The first round of a new State-based Top Doorslammer series will take place this Saturday at Perth Motorplex. The new Summer Slam is a five round series that will include three independent rounds and two rounds aligned with ANDRA national championship events next year. For driver Daniel Gregorini, the timing has been ideal as he…

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Summer Slam set for Saturday!

Perth Motorplex is proud to introduce the Summer Slam, a new series for local doorslammer teams in Western Australia. The Summer Slam Series will be run over five rounds (November 19, December 3, December 26, February 3/4, March 4/5), with the aim to build a prestigious local championship for doorslammer teams. While the first season…

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Madison renews fan favourite theme

Madison Brown’s slick new Junior Dragster will carry a theme familiar to long time drag racing fans, serving as the latest incarnation of the ‘Boston Strangler’. Madison’s father Ian imported the stunning ‘Boston Strangler’ Top Alcohol Funny Car (below) in the nineties and it became one of the quickest supercharged cars in WA during its…

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New general admission section improves drag strip viewing

Want to see your favourite drag racers in action at a value price? Why not try the new general admission section? Now extending to the end of the ‘Snake Pit’, the general admission section viewing is now much improved on the drag strip side of Perth Motorplex and the best part is that tickets for…

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Al McClure an evergreen performer

There is a new green machine on the scene and it’s driven by the closest thing drag racing has to stand up comedian – Al McClure. While his laconic demeanour might not give it away, McClure’s quick wit has made his trophy acceptance speeches legendary and you can be sure any interview he is doing…

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Supercharged Sam a racing Treasure

The Treasure name is synonymous with drag racing in Western Australia and the latest generation of the family is ensuring they will continue to be well known. 22 year old Sam Treasure is already a former Modified state champion and has now progressed into the ranks of Top Comp with the ‘Hemi Express’, a ballistic…

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