Grumpy Greg prepares burnout blitz for Motorvation 35

From hot rodders to classic car owners to burnout pros, Motorvation 35 is an event for many kinds of car enthusiasts. The goal for some drivers is simply to tear up as many tyres as possible, and Greg Cuthbertson fits firmly into that group. Cuthbertson’s GRUMPYVS Holden ute has been a star on the burnout…

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Burnouts and Barras the perfect combination

Western Australia’s biggest festival of street machine horsepower is returning to Perth Motorplex this weekend, with Motorvation 35 set to attract muscle cars and top burnout competitors from around the State. Among them will be Lauren Youngs, a relatively new participant who has quickly found her place as a skilled and championship-capable driver. Youngs was…

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An American dream finish for Zearfoss at Speedweek Grand Final

A flight across the world and a two week stint in quarantine paid off for the USA’s Brock Zearfoss after he wrapped up the WA Sprintcar Speedweek series honours on Saturday night at Perth Motorplex. Zearfoss was rarely challenged at the Speedweek Grand Final, where he backed up a victory at Ellenbrook the previous weekend.…

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Macpherson a Motorplex chance at Late Model Nationals

The Late Model Nationals are underway and among those looking to make an impression as the series heads to Perth Motorplex is Bullsbrook racer Ken Macpherson. Macpherson imported a new Barry Wright ICON race car from the USA and the fresh machine proved quick in its first laps at Perth Motorplex on Boxing Day, earning…

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Street Stocks back at the ‘Plex

It has been a long time coming, but Street Stocks will make their long awaited return to the Bright Lights of the Perth Motorplex on February 6, as part of the AAA Metal Recycling Krikke Boys Shootout. The event will form part of the inaugural Street Stock Month of Madness with the Motorplex joining Albany, Bunbury…

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Wednesday January 6 Cancelled

Wednesday Night Cancelled Due to the fires, there has been some power grid issues which means the Perth Motorplex is currently without power and has been for a number of days. Due to a number of contributing factors we are unable to run this weeks Whoops Ass Wednesday/Hour of Power and Speedway event. The good…

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Record-setting Nitro Slam

Competitors at the weekend’s Nitro Slam did not hold back with no less than eight new track records set at the Saturday event on the 2nd of January. Setting new track records were: Nostalgia Funny Car: Matt Abel, 5.427 and 428km/h (266.19mph) AA/AP: Wayne Keys, 5.860 RR/SM: Michael Buckley, 7.315 and 301.35 km/h (187.25mph) C/GA:…

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Wild Wednesday Motorplex show not to be missed

Perth Motorplex’s biggest mid-week evening of the season takes place this Wednesday with a quadruple treat for motorsport fans. The pits will be filled to the brim, with the speedway shaking to the sounds of the Maddington Toyota Sprintcar Series for round five of WA Sprintcar Speedweek, alongside the BGC Late Models for night two…

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Life’s a beach for Katavatis at Nitro Slam

Andrew Katavatis unleashed a near perfect sequence of runs as he claimed his second straight BME WA Nitro Championship victory at Perth Motorplex’s Nitro Slam on Saturday night (January 2). Katavatis, driving the ‘Beach Bomb’ Camaro Funny Car, started the event in strong fashion with a 5.58sec. run in round one to defeat Shannon Taylor,…

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New nitro pilot tests his skills

Brodie Pilkington will be taking more steps on his path to becoming a fully licensed nitro drag racer this weekend at Perth Motorplex’s Nitro Slam. Pilkington is a second generation driver who has racked up plenty of experience in a variety of drag racing machines, including his father Rob’s supercharged Funny Car. The temperamental nitro…

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