Former pro drag rider still has the horsepower passion

After spending years at the front of the national Pro Stock Motorcycle class, Ray Easson – who will be in action this Saturday for the WA Drag Nitro Championships event – now searches for different challenges when he goes racing at Perth Motorplex. Easson was a national record setter and the 1993 title winner for…

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Budget build produces positive results for Puglia

The Puglia family has been a part of Western Australian drag racing for decades, with brothers Matthew and Nicholas now carrying the torch at Perth Motorplex. Matthew made his debut in Super Sedan this season, after many years in Junior Dragsters. He’s been to the final round twice – coming runner up to national champion…

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Veteran Farr proves his worth at Krikke Boys spectacular

Robbie Farr took a fitting Sprintcar victory at the AAA Metal Recycling Krikke Boys Shootout on Saturday night at the Perth Motorplex, in what was the first time the event has been run outside of Bunbury Speedway. Farr, a former driver for the Krikke family who now steers for Jason Pryde Motorsports, claimed the victory…

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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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