Speedcar State Title on the Line

Speedcars hold a unique place in Speedway and in Western Australia in particular they have a special history, never more evident than this weekend when the Perth Motorplex will play host to the 73rd annual WA Speedcar Title with thanks to The Pool Shop Group. This Saturday night sees the traditional wild and wingless machines…

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Late Models Back for WA Title

This weekend will see the 2020/21 WA Late Model Title on the line, and with such a big field and so many capable competitors, whoever walks away with the win will certainly deserve it. Defending Champion Kye Blight was a convincing winner at last years event and has continued his strong form into the new…

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Peet Riding And Racing For Cancer Research

This weekend Paul Peet will test his endurance via two machines, firstly a 50km bike ride Saturday morning, before strapping into his 900hp Sprintcar to compete in the Krikke Boys Shootout. The morning bike ride is all in the name of cancer research, raising crucial funds for the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research. For…

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Speedcar siblings seek state title success

The Golding brothers will both be contenders for the WA Speedcar title this Saturday at Perth Motorplex, so long as they can turn around their luck. Rob and Daniel Golding have each endured their fair share of knocks this season, and each is hopeful that the title event will mark a turnaround of fortunes. Rob…

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Blight all about Late Models, all the time

To be a champion requires 100% dedication to a chosen pursuit. When it comes to being a speedway racer, Kye Blight has made it his life. The twice Australian Late Model champion not only tears up Perth Motorplex as a driver – where he will be in action this Saturday for the WA Late Model…

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Record-breaking Westernats

The weekend’s 50th annual Westernationals delivered a plethora of new records thanks to an array of impressive performances across the event’s two days. Fourteen track records and eight national records were set at the February 27/28 event as follows: Track records: NFC: Mat Abel Nitro Thunder – 5.357 sec @ 438.01 km/h (272.16mph) TA/A: Danny…

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Westernats winners claim ANDRA gold

The 50th annual Westernationals came to a brilliant conclusion on Sunday evening at the Perth Motorplex with the winners taking home coveted ANDRA Gold Christmas Trees in recognition of their efforts. When all was said and done, it was Brodie Zappia (Summit Racing Equipment Junior Dragster), Bernie Ellerby (Super Street), Tony Hinkley (Modified Bike), Roger Moorhouse…

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Summer Slam show set to thrill at 50th Westernationals

A full field of Top Doorslammers are set to compete in round five of the Direct Mining & Industrial Summer Slam this weekend as part of the 50th annual Westernationals. The event will feature an eliminations format, as opposed to the three-round format normally used. That creates a huge opportunity for a points boost, as a…

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25 years of Top Doorslammer action

This year marks 25 years since the Top Doorslammer category – which will be in action at this weekend’s 50th annual Westernationals at the Perth Motorplex – officially became an ANDRA championship category. In the quarter of a century which has elapsed since 1996, countless edge of your seat races and gasp-inducing performances have been…

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Racing for Mick at the Westernationals

Mick Aquilina’s legacy on the track will continue at this weekend’s 50th annual Westernationals, with Trajan Trajkovski to pilot his beloved ‘THE TUNNA’ HJ 1 Tonner in the Super Sedan class. Aquilina – a well-respected and well-known racer at the Perth Motorplex – passed away in September of 2020. Now the 19-year-old Trajkovski is seeking…

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