Deery’s dragster luck on the up

Long time Top Alcohol racer Aaron Deery finally had a turn of luck with a runner up finish at the Westernationals and is hoping the trend continues for the Grand Final at Perth Motorplex this Saturday. Deery, who had unofficially the first Top Alcohol car in the country to run sub 5.50 seconds, has since struggled a little.…

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Planning underway for 2017/18 season at Perth Motorplex

Perth Motorplex is almost at the end of another exciting season of motorsport and plans are well advanced for the next season. As advised previously, an Expression of Interest (EOI) process is currently underway for the future operation of the venue. We are currently shortlisting EOI respondents to be invited to submit a Request for…

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Zappia chases records at WA Grand Final

Recently arriving back in Perth with two new ANDRA Gold Christmas Trees, John Zappia will be back racing in just a few days at the Perth Motorplex season Grand Final. Competing in the Top Comp bracket, Zappia has shifted his focus from round wins to outright performance for a night that shouldn’t be missed for…

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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 takes Gold Cup final

Shaun Bradford, Jason Kendrick and Ben Ellement – top 3 in the Gold Cup Sprintcar feature race. Pic by Bruce Russell. UGLY. That’s about the only way to describe the final sprintcar race meeting of the season at the Perth Motorplex on Saturday night – the Merger Contracting Gold Cup. Initially slated for 30 laps,…

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Speedcar rookie a likely title winner

Sixteen year old rookie Speedcar driver Keenan ‘Crackers’ Fleming could potentially becoming the youngest and first ever rookie to take out The Pool Shop Group Speedcars Track Championship at Perth Motorplex on Saturday night at the Merger Contracting Gold Cup Grand Final. He is currently in the lead by 71 points and is hoping to have…

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Kendrick focused for final

Jason Kendrick has had his fair share of bad luck in the Hit92.9 Sprintcar this season. While race wins have come with regularity, costly DNFs have seen Brad Maiolo a far closer rival in the championship than Kendrick would like. The second generation driver said breakages have been a pain. “Most of our DNFs have…

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Maiolos go head to head

The Maiolo brothers will be front and centre when the final night of sprintcar racing is held at the Perth Motorplex this Saturday night. Both are locked into the Merger Contracting Gold Cup Grand Final that will include two feature races. Brad heads into the show as the 2016-17 AHG Sprintcar Championship after he wrapped…

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Brothers Oldfield battle for Grand Final glory

Jamie Oldfield goes into the final round of the Perth Motorplex Late Model track championship as one of the main contenders, but to stand on the top step of the podium he will need to take out a racer he knows better than most – brother Warren. The family are some of the most passionate…

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