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Gregorini Slams…in Saturday!

Daniel Gregorini will be racing at tomorrow’s Direct Mining & Industrial Summer Slam after an incredible effort to repair his Camaro Top Doorslammer after a big wall hit just three weeks ago. Gregorini’s season got off to the worst start possible when he crashed in the first qualifying session of the season opener, and it…

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MASSIVE MOTORVATION 35 AS SUMMERNATS PARTNER PERTH MOTORPLEX

Perth Motorplex is delighted to announce a bold, exciting new relationship with the Summernats event team for one of Australia’s longest running Car Festivals, Motorvation. The relationship clicks into immediate gear, with Summernats partnering with the iconic WA venue straight out of the gate for Motorvation 35 – staged over three big days, January 15…

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Lyle leads the Summer Slam Surge

Kelvin Lyle is aiming to knock John Zappia off the top of the Direct Mining & Industrial Summer Slam points this Saturday at Perth Motorplex, with the Busselton Top Doorslammer driver confident his Ford Mustang is on the verge of great things. Last season, Lyle had US crew chief Jon Salemi out to Australia for…

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Gregorini Whacks, Zappia Attacks in Summer Slam Opener

West Aussie Drag Racing icon John Zappia struck a decisive blow in taking out the opening round of the Direct Mining and Industrial Summer Slam Series opener at Perth Motorplex last night in front of a healthy crowd. It wasn’t smooth sailing however, with the Dannani Haulage entry making wholesale changes after the Compulsory Qualifier,…

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Gregorini Sharpens Camaro ahead of Summer Slam Battle Royale

More adaptable and sharper on the tree – that will be Daniel Gregorini’s mantra this season as he aims to wrest the Direct Mining International Summer Slam championship from arch rival John Zappia, and maybe even the track record. The opening round of the Direct Mining International Summer Slam season takes place this Saturday at…

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Supercharged Slammer season opens Saturday

The Summer Slam Series is set to be more hotly contested than ever before this season at Perth Motorplex, as Western Australian drag racing teams concentrate on their home track while national championships stay on pause. Among the Top Doorslammer drivers contesting this Saturday’s opening round will be two racers who enjoyed seemingly opposite luck…

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Thousands turn out for Shannons Insurance Power Palooza

The fourth running of the Shannons Insurance Power Palooza once again delivered a festival of horsepower to Perth motorsport fans, showcasing drag racing, burnouts and speedway in a short and sharp show on Saturday night. The evening commenced with a spectacular drag racing show that included Nitro Dragsters and Funny Cars, Top Doorslammers and even Jet…

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Kingshott launched into prime time for Power Palooza

Former national Speedcar champion Dayne Kingshott is set to be a major challenger at the Shannons Insurance Power Palooza this Saturday at Perth Motorplex after getting the phone call every speedway driver dreams about. Kingshott was recently announced as the driver for Krikke Motorsport, one of Western Australia’s most highly decorated and respected speedway teams.…

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Awarded Keys Team aims to make new Drag Racing Fans

Most race teams head to the track with one goal in mind – winning – but when Wayne Keys and Keys Family Motorsport appear at Perth Motorplex for the Shannons Insurance Power Palooza this Saturday, they go in aiming to make a whole bunch of new people interested in drag racing too. Keys is one…

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