Damien Harris: It’s all about the championship

Rapisarda Autosport International have long been one of the most impressive teams in Australian drag racing, but a national Top Fuel championship has not come their way since Steve Read won one for the team in 2002. Fast forward 12 years and the team is now vastly more experienced, having made a big impact in…

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Nostalgias to return on April 19!

Hot rod heaven will be Perth Motorplex on Sunday, April 19, 2015 when the Perth Motorplex Nostalgias come to town. The date has now been moved into April to avoid a clash with the V8 Supercars at Barbagallo Raceway and the Nitro Champs at Sydney Dragway and give as many people as possible the chance…

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Westernats – Besternats!

The 44th annual Westernationals at Perth Motorplex was like a snowball rolling down a hillside – an odd comparison to draw on such a hot and humid weekend but the more the event rolled on the more immense it became! So let’s start from the top…Top Doorslammer that is. John Zappia continued the domination of…

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KFC Burnouts… oh SO GOOD!

This Saturday, almost a hundred combined entrants in BLOWN and OPEN classes will put on their A-Game and battle it out for the Qualifying Rounds of the KFC Burnouts.

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Kewdale Tyres Mega-Skid MAX Unleashed

Get Ready Perth – Motorvation 29 is set to roar into life this Friday, Saturday and Sunday, with more than 500 cars, 100+ burnouts, a stacked and packed Formula Tech Elite Pavilion and more!

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Lennard Vidot – on being a Motorvation Grand Champion!

Lennard Vidot knows what it takes to be the Motorvation Grand Champion – in fact, he’s done it twice in a row. When asked on just what the necessary elements are, Vidot was able to list off many. “Determination, patience, late nights, preparation, OCD and good mates,” he said. “You definitely need the good mates…

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The Hour of Power – practice and pros!

With Motorvation looming, including its prestigious KFC Burnout competition, some drivers are aiming to get one last night of practice in before the weekend at tonight’s Hour of Power Burnouts as part of Formula Tech Whoop Ass Wednesday. As well as experienced names such as Thomas Hyndman and Tristan King, there will also be some…

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Zappia and Matheson SLAM the opposition

The Home Group WA Nitro Slam was the biggest show so far this season at the Perth Motorplex drag strip as a capacity crowd rolled in on Saturday night to witness an impressive evening of racing courtesy of the best racers from WA and around the country. After all the headlines of Friday night, John…

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A nitro slamming night of drag strip drama

How do you describe night one of Home Group WA Nitro Slam? Record setting? Drama filled? Sheer motortainment is what it was! Let’s start with the numbers because there were some big ones. Arguably one of the greatest runs in the history of Perth Motorplex was made by John Zappia when he reeled off a…

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