AAA Metal Recycling Krikke Boys Shootout postponed

In light of the recently confirmed ongoing COVID-19 restrictions which will be in place through to 14 February, the Perth Motorplex regrets to announce that it has no choice but to postpone the AAA Metal Recycling Krikke Boys Shootout which was scheduled for this Saturday February 6. The AAA Metal Recycling Krikke Boys Shootout will…

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Want to race on nitro?

The BME WA Nitro Championship has proved an entertaining addition to the WA drag racing scene this season, and it’s the perfect time for prospective racers to think about getting involved in the State’s first ever nitro points series. Rory Taylor is the owner of the ‘Nitro Thunder’ and ‘Thumper’ Funny Cars, driven by Matt…

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Krikke Boys race moves to Motorplex for first time

One of Western Australia’s most famous speedway events heads to Perth Motorplex for the first time this weekend with the running of the 24th annual AAA Metal Recycling Krikke Boys Shootout this Saturday. The event honours the memory of cousins Darryl and Jason Krikke, who lost their lives in a road accident in 1997 while…

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Last lap heartbreak for Kingshott hands Cup to Kendrick

A crash on the final corner of the feature race ended a sure event win for Dayne Kingshott at Saturday night’s City of Kwinana Cup at Perth Motorplex. Kingshott, driving the Krikke Motorsport #2, was charging towards his first race win for the team when disaster struck. His Sprintcar got into the wall and flipped…

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31 January: Venue Closed

Date: 31 January, 2021 Please note that we are fully complying with the Premier’s COVID Safe measures announced on Sunday 31 January 2021. Effective from 6pm tonight (31 January), the Perth Motorplex will be closed to the public for five days (until 6pm Friday 5 February 2021). All bookings, classes and programs will not take…

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Higgs living the Formula 500 life

It’s not rare for speedway to draw in multiple members of the same family, but for WA Formula 500 standout Ryan Higgs it is something of a dynasty. Higgs is currently leading the Perth Motorplex track championship, and he comes into the City of Kwinana Cup this Saturday ready to solidify his position. Surrounded by…

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Pint-sized powerhouse conquers Late Model challenges

At the speedway, the Late Models are known as the heftiest race cars, with exaggerated dimensions and copious amounts of horsepower available. When you hear terms like ‘muscling a car around the track’, the meaning is literal. From G-forces in the corners to the constant steering inputs, every race is like a workout. Enter Laura…

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RECORD PERFORMANCES AT NIGHT OF FIRE

The weekend’s Night of Fire event at the Perth Motorplex not only provided plenty of entertainment and exceptionally close racing for an enthusiastic crowd, but also delivered three new records. Danny Costello set new track records for both Elapsed Time (ET) and Mile Per Hour (MPH) for the AA/A class with his 5.711 second pass…

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Zappia extends Summer Slam lead

John Zappia has extended his lead in the WA Summer Slam Series following victory against Mark Chapman at the Night of Fire on Saturday night. After several events where he was sabotaged by mechanical problems, Zappia returned to form in a consistent showing at the Perth Motorplex. He top qualified with a 5.774sec. run, which…

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Jet car action ready to pop at Motorplex

Fire-throwing Jet Dragsters will lead an exciting field of racers for this weekend’s Night of Fire event at the Perth Motorplex. Jet Dragster drivers Pieter De Wit (Iron Horse) and Ian Wood (Banshee) will provide plenty of blazing runs and ear-bursting burner pops this Saturday January 23 when they line up for the event alongside…

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