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Slammers and nitro spice up Prestige Lock Service Goldenstates

  The opening round of the Direct Mining and Industrial Summer Slam Series takes place this weekend as part of the Prestige Lock Services Goldenstates at Perth Motorplex. A full eight car field has lined up for the event in a show of support for the home grown Top Doorslammer series. Kelvin Lyle’s Ford Mustang…


Zappia resets national record in Sydney

John Zappia reaffirmed his title as the quickest Pro Slammer driver in the country following the second event of the 400 Thunder Series at Sydney Dragway on Saturday. Zappia’s scorching second round run of 5.601 seconds was the quickest official pass ever in Pro Slammer, eclipsing his own 5.635 at the same track earlier this year…


Mahnkoph returns for Prestige Lock Goldenstates

Round two Supercharged Outlaws winner Alan Mahnkoph might have missed the last two rounds of the Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series due to work commitments, but that hasn’t dampened his enthusiasm for this weekend’s round five at the Perth Motorplex. The Prestige Lock Service Goldenstates will be held at the Perth facility this Saturday, November…


400 Thunder announces Channel 7 deal

Australia’s professional drag racing series, 400 Thunder today confirmed that an agreement has been finalised with Channel 7 to air 400 Thunder Drag Racing on 7mate moving forward. Production of Thunder 400 television shows on 7mate and the OVO Live streaming from events will be undertaken by Oxygen 360. Australian Professional Drag Racing (APDR) Chairman…


Rain, hail or shine! Shannons Powerpalooza wrap up

Poor Saturday weather meant a Sunday replay for the Shannons Powerpalooza at Perth Motorplex, the opening round of the speedway and drag racing track championships. The all-in-one event saw much entertainment on hand for the dedicated fans in attendance with Shaun Bradford (Sprintcars) and Kelvin Lyle (Top Comp) proving the big winners. Bradford claimed the…


Powerpalooza brings best of everything to Motorplex

The first ever Shannon’s Powerpalooza takes over Perth Motorplex this Saturday with a world first combination of drag racing, burnouts and speedway all in one day. Fans will be entertained by a festival of horsepower that begins with drag racing qualifying from 10am and the Shannons Show and Shine from 12pm, featuring street machines, Targa…