WA Nitro Champs event beckons for Aussie Champ

Fresh from securing back-to-back national Super Sedan championships at the 2019/2020/2021 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series Grand Final at the weekend, Martin Mirco is now preparing for the penultimate round of the WA Drag Racing Championships this Saturday as part of the WA Nitro Championships event (20 March). The 2017/2018 WA Drag Racing Super Sedan…

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Jodi Thorstensen back in action for WA Drag Racing Champs

At the recent 2021 Westernationals, Super Sedan racer Jodi Thorstensen made her comeback to racing 12 months on from a damaging accident at the same event the year before. After getting back into the thick of things at that event, the Port Kennedy racer is pumped to continue back in the racing seat of her…

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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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