Begley back for Battle

When the 10,000 horsepower Chemical Warfare Nitro Funny Car returns to Perth Motorplex for the Nitro Slam on Saturday January 20, it will do so armed for bear. The last time Anthony Begley was in the seat of the 500kph-capable Funny Car he was in Pomona, California, where the team competed at the NHRA World…

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Erb wins Night Two!

American Tyler Erb has won the feature race for the second round of the Di Candilo Steel City Nationals tonight at the Perth Motorplex and in the process extended the winless streak of Aussies in the Invasion Tour features. Erb became the fifth American to win a Late Model feature at the Perth Motorplex in…

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Fitzgerald wins the Nationals

American Jason Fitzgerald has tonight driven nothing less than an epic race to grab the Di Candilo Steel City Late Model Nationals at the Perth Motorplex. Fitzgerald, who earlier set Quicktime to open up the night and recorded second and third placings in his heats, would start out of position two alongside the impressive New…

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Modified Maiden Ready To Make Her Mark

When Andrew Katavatis and the Beach Bomb Outlaw Nitro Funny Car thunder down the Perth Motorplex drag strip, you might have seen a very enthusiastic supporter watching from behind and cheering on its driver. That would be Michelle Katavatis, not just the loving wife of Andrew but also a capable drag racer in her own…

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Drag Radial Class to Spark Night of Fire

Western Australian drag racing fans will get to see a fresh category of racing as part of the Night of Fire at Perth Motorplex on December 30, with the APSA Outlaw Radial class hitting the track. Combining street cars on radial tyres with high horsepower engines, spectators can expect some wild runs from the varied…

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Haynes, planes and jet-powered automobiles

If there is an international driver in motorsport who has been to Australia more than Billings, Montana-based Chuck Haynes, we’d like to find them. The 66 year old jet dragster racer has been visiting Perth and the rest of ‘down under’ for the past 24 years and he estimates he has made 50 trips between…

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WHAT WILL HAPPEN AT AUSTRALIA’S GREATEST NITRO FUNNY CAR EVENT?

The largest field of Aeroflow Outlaw Nitro Funny Cars ever in Australia will take to Perth Motorplex this Saturday, December 2. An amazing 15 cars have journeyed from around the nation to converge on Perth for what is expected to be the biggest nitro festival of the season. Leading the charge in ‘Red Devil’ will…

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