Pallentine and passenger fired up for Burnout King

When Dwane Pallentine rolls on to the burnout pad of Perth Motorplex this Good Friday, he will do so with a generous passenger ready to experience a supercharged burnout machine unlike any other. Pallentine auctioned off his passenger seat to help raise funds for people who have lost their homes in bushfires, with the winner…

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Monster trucks set for Perth mayhem Easter Saturday

Eight of the best monster trucks in the world will descend on the Perth Motorplex this Saturday (April 3) for an impressive head-to-head freestyle contest to the delight of fans young and old. The Monster Trucks Unleashed event will feature an all-Aussie driver line-up in some of Australia’s favourite monster trucks including kids favourite ‘Buddy’,…

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Two-times burnout champion Fletcher back for Good Friday

Jason Fletcher is coming out of a short retirement to compete at Good Friday Burnout King this Friday at the Perth Motorplex, and he has a reputation to protect. As a two-time event winner (2016 and 2017), Fletcher and his Nissan Patrol were one of the most popular combinations in the WA burnout scene. However…

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Williamson’s winning ways can’t be stopped

As the Perth Motorplex speedway season winds down, Callum Williamson has only continued to add to his list of victories by winning the Asphalt Recyclers Australia Sprintcar Gold Cup. Williamson, who was invited to drive for Monte Motorsport in the Maddington Toyota Sprintcar Triple Crown mini-series, spent the first part of the race watching early…

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The night Kendrick got his groove back

After a less-than-stellar season, Jason Kendrick might finally have some reason to be hopeful as the Perth Motorplex swings into its final events of the 2020/21 series – starting with this Saturday’s Asphalt Recycler Australia Sprintcar Gold Cup. A second place at the Krikke Boys Shootout on March 13 gave Kendrick a solid foundation for…

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Coyle rewarded for solid season

The 2020-21 Maddington Toyota Sprintcar Series – which will feature at Saturday’s Asphalt Recyclers Australia Sprintcar Gold Cup event at the Perth Motorplex – may be remembered as one of the greatest ever, with field sizes at all time highs and competition as intense as it has ever been. There were big name teams that…

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Motorplex lease transition now complete

Following the conclusion of a transitionary period, Evolve Facility Management is now fully operational as the new operator for the Perth Motorplex. In December of 2020, the newly established subsidiary of the Australian National Drag Racing Association (ANDRA) was announced as the new operator for the premier motorsport facility following an extensive procurement process by…

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Katavatis king of nitro racers

Andrew Katavatis was crowned the first BME WA Nitro Championship title winner on Saturday night at Perth Motorplex after completing a perfect season – though it didn’t come without pain. Katavatis did not lose a single race in his ‘Beach Bomb’ Nitro Funny Car en route to the championship, including three straight victories on the…

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Zuidema to make comeback this Saturday

Rod Zuidema will be making his comeback to drag racing at this weekend’s WA Nitro Championships event at the Perth Motorplex (March 20) after 12 years away. Rod was well-known for competing in Super Street in his 1984 white Falcon Xe, competing in his first season in 1998/1999 at Ravenswood where he won the Rookie…

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Nitro championship to go down to the wire

The BME WA Nitro Championship is set to go down to the wire, as Andrew Katavatis looks to hold back in-form drivers Matt Abel and Nathan Coles at the championship finale this Saturday. Six cars will participate in this weekend’s WA Nitro Championship event at Perth Motorplex. Leading the points is Katavatis in the Beach…

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