Sprintcars good for a scare, even for desert racing veteran

Tearing through the scrub and red sand of central Australia on an ATV at full throttle takes plenty of bravery, yet the leap into a speedway Sprintcar was still a nervous moment for Bullsbrook driver Ryan Lancaster. The former winner of the Finke Desert Race was looking for a different direction in motorsport and having…

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Monster trucks set for Perth mayhem Easter Saturday

Eight of the best monster trucks in the world will descend on the Perth Motorplex this Saturday (April 3) for an impressive head-to-head freestyle contest to the delight of fans young and old. The Monster Trucks Unleashed event will feature an all-Aussie driver line-up in some of Australia’s favourite monster trucks including kids favourite ‘Buddy’,…

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The night Kendrick got his groove back

After a less-than-stellar season, Jason Kendrick might finally have some reason to be hopeful as the Perth Motorplex swings into its final events of the 2020/21 series – starting with this Saturday’s Asphalt Recycler Australia Sprintcar Gold Cup. A second place at the Krikke Boys Shootout on March 13 gave Kendrick a solid foundation for…

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Coyle rewarded for solid season

The 2020-21 Maddington Toyota Sprintcar Series – which will feature at Saturday’s Asphalt Recyclers Australia Sprintcar Gold Cup event at the Perth Motorplex – may be remembered as one of the greatest ever, with field sizes at all time highs and competition as intense as it has ever been. There were big name teams that…

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Motorplex lease transition now complete

Following the conclusion of a transitionary period, Evolve Facility Management is now fully operational as the new operator for the Perth Motorplex. In December of 2020, the newly established subsidiary of the Australian National Drag Racing Association (ANDRA) was announced as the new operator for the premier motorsport facility following an extensive procurement process by…

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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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