Modern upgrade to classic Commodore

David Rodman knew from school age that he would one day modify a Holden Commodore. As a teenager perusing Street Commodore Magazine, he decided he wanted to make it into those pages. From that dream to WA’s biggest street machine festival, Motorvation 30, Rodman has created a Commodore to be proud of. “I eventually ended…

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Under the bonnet where the action is at Motorvation

Street machining rarely sees the norm kept as far as powerplants go and that’s why at Motorvation 30 this Friday to Sunday it pays to take a closer look at what is ‘motorvating’ each entrant. The Pontiac Transam might have been the dream sports car for many an American youth but for Ben Jansen he…

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Brown wins Aussie championship

KODEE Brown is the king of speedway sedan racing in this country at the moment after he won the DiCandilo Steel City Australian Late Model Championship at the Perth Motorplex on Saturday night.

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Late Model championship lights up

WOW! That is the only way to describe the racing from the first night action in the DiCandilo Steel City Australian Late Model Championship that got underway at the Perth Motorplex last night.

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Hot and spicy machines ready for KFC Burnout Comp at MV30

The KFC Burnout Competition is one of the highlights of Motorvation and for the 30th running of Western Australia’s biggest street machine festival, the entries are of the hot and spicy variety. Chad Douglas in 2MENTAL has one of the most instantly recognisable cars in WA’s burnout scene, with twin turbochargers tearing through the bonnet…

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Aeroflow show rocks the Motorplex!

Last night’s Aeroflow Outlaw Nitro Funny Car event at Perth Motorplex has been receiving rave reviews with spectators and racers alike enjoying an awesome show. As the sportsman qualifying and early eliminations wound down, the Aeroflow Outlaw Nitro Funny Cars themselves lined up along the track for the ‘Salute to the Crowd’. Twelve cars fired…

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Stage set for nitro battle

Western Australian racers are preparing to fend off an assault from three truckloads of interstate competitors at tomorrow night’s Aeroflow Outlaw Nitro Funny Car event at Perth Motorplex. Michael Brooks in Nitro Madness, Andrew Katavatis in Beach Bomb, Anthony Begley in LA Hooker and Matt Abel in Rory Taylor’s Nitro Thunder will be ready to control…

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Many hands make light work in amazing rebuild for Keys

Wayne Keys thought he would be finished drag racing for a very long time when he had a devastating crash in his Holden Monaro at Perth Motorplex. It was at December 28’s Night of Fire event that Keys’ Monaro had a major braking issue and charged into the emergency sand trap at the end of…

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Hambridge back in The Bandit for Perth

For this weekend’s Aeroflow Outlaw Nitro Funny Car event at the Perth Motorplex, Aaron Hambridge will be tuning and driving as the nitro guru makes a return to the cockpit of the iconic Trans-Am, The Bandit. Hambridge has recently been sharing tuning duties with team kingpin Graeme Cowin, with the duo splitting the field with…

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Who’s who and what’s what in the Aeroflow Outlaw Nitro Funny Cars

Graeme Cowin is a legend of Australian drag racing, having competed for many years in Australia and the USA in Top Fuel dragsters and Nitro Funny Cars and this Saturday he brings his latest show to Perth Motorplex. While he has been very capable of performing at the highest levels of the sport, Cowin wanted…

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