Sheehan all nitro, all the time

Mark Sheehan is making life hard on himself with two nitro cars to drive and wife Sharon’s 300kmh dragster to oversee all in one week at Perth Motorplex. Sheehan will be racing his Nitro Madman Funny Car against Anthony Begley in Chemical Warfare as part of the Home Group WA Nitro Slam, but as if…

Details

400 Thunder Launches Sportsman Series

Six round 400 Thunder Sportsman Championship Series with the finals to be held at Australia’s biggest drag racing event, the Winternationals at Willowbank Raceway. Local IHRA rulebook due for release in near future – includes all existing class structures Sportsman Racing Commission to be formed to help guide Sportsman classes

Details

Sindy set to blitz the pad

Sindy Kent is one of the growing number of women joining the professional burnout world, ready to give it her all for Kwinana Performance Burnout Blitz. Driving the pink Toyota Hilux with the provocactive PUSSYWHIPD number plate, Kent said the passion for burnouts started as a fun hobby with her father. “Building a burnout car…

Details

Perth Motorplex to make complete switch to IHRA sanctioning for Drag Racing

Perth Motorplex makes complete switch to IHRA

The world-class Perth Motorplex will move to full International Hot Rod Association (IHRA) sanctioning from 1 December 2015.

The venue’s management will make the switch to the internationally renowned IHRA with long-term sustainability and growth at the forefront of its decision making process.

Details

Zappia racks up third win from busy fortnight

John Zappia has continued his winning streak with three race wins in as many weekends, taking victory at the Washpod WA Drag Racing Championship. Zappia won the event with a 5.81sec. pass on Sunday from the Fuchs Holden Monaro, postponed from Saturday night after a wild electrical storm passed over Perth Motorplex (below). Zappia opened…

Details

Wroes racking up Super Street wins

There’s a sister act at Perth Motorplex right now and its going on in Super Street. Kirstie Wroe, 21, earned her first event win at the Grand Opening event, defeating brother Nicholas, in the final. Kirstie is following in the very successful footsteps of twin sister Ashleigh who last season took out the State championship.…

Details

The new and the old of Top Comp

Top Comp has long been one of Western Australia’s favourite local brackets and the variety of cars being put in front of spectators continues to impress. At this weekend’s Washpod WA Drag Racing Championships, fans will see both fresh faces and old favourites competing. Recently out for the first time in competition was Sharon Sheehan’s…

Details

World’s fastest doorslammer dragger ready for combat

Sydney drag racer Paul Mouhayet, the world’s fastest doorslammer racer, will be making his first appearance in WA in the turbocharged Moits Racing Ford Mustang, contesting the APSA Extreme class. The Western Australian drag racing season begins again this Saturday at Perth Motorplex with the Grand Opening featuring the APSA Pro Street Shootout. Mouhayet said he…

Details