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Fenech focused on set up ahead of Goldenstates

Sam Fenech will have his TheAppShop Camaro in Western Australia for the first time this weekend as he contests the ANDRA Top Doorslammer Championship at the Goldenstates. Fenech is a former Australian Outlaw 10.5 Champion who has changed his focus to the wild world of Top Doorslammers recently, travelling as far afield as Darwin and…

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Muscat on his way west

When it comes to Nitro Harley racing in Australia, WA’s Mark Drew is the man to beat. There is only one other rider to go within a few thousandths of a second of Drew’s national record and that is Queensland’s Damian Muscat. Despite being a relative nitro rookie, Muscat has quickly become one of the…

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MacLean ready to make Motorplex moves

The Northern Territory’s Scott MacLean is en route to Western Australia for the second outing of his brand new super team. MacLean will be competing at both the Goldenstates this Friday and Saturday and the Westernationals on March 5 and 6 at Perth Motorplex. MacLean recently raced his brand new Holden Monaro Top Doorslammer for…

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Aeroflow nitro a big show

Perth Motorplex played host to one of its largest ever crowds on Saturday night for the Aeroflow Outlaw Nitro Funny Cars. With 12 nitro burners competing for the win across three rounds, the 10,000-strong audience was treated to some epic racing with Sydney’s Rick Gauci taking the win in the Nitro Express Chev. The action…

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Nitro Knight Jay Upton returns to the track

One of the legends of WA drag racing makes a return this Saturday at the Aeroflow Outlaw Nitro Funny Car event, as the ‘White Knight’ Jay Upton brings his nitro Top Fuel Motorcycle back to Perth Motorplex. Upton has been missing in action for several years now as he took a break to concentrate on…

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Coles gets mad

The West Australian-based ‘Nitro Madness’ funny car to be piloted by young Darwin hot-shoe Nathan Coles at the Aeroflow Outlaw Nitro Funny Cars drag racing event on January 7. Coles didn’t have to be asked twice to make the trip when asked about the opportunity to race the Michael Brooks-owned Camaro in WA. An accomplished…

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Second generation Begley goes nitro

Seeing a Nitro Funny Car with the name Begley on the side of it is nothing new at Perth Motorplex. West Aussie Anthony Begley has completed many passes at the Kwinana facility and finished on the podium at last year’s Aeroflow Outlaw Nitro Funny Car event. On January 7, Anthony won’t be the only Begley on nitro however…

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Leahy goes pro at nitro show

Canberra’s Josh Leahy will be stepping up to nitro competition for the first time in Perth at this Saturday’s Aeroflow Outlaw Nitro Funny Car event at Perth Motorplex. Leahy is more well known for keeping crowds entertained with 160kmh wheelies as the driver of the Nitro Sheriff wheelstander, an exhibition car that follows the series…

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Discovery Parks Woodman Point supports Super Street

Discovery Parks Woodman Point has joined Perth Motorplex to support the Super Street bracket as part of the WA Drag Racing Championship Series. With their beautiful park on Woodman Point, just ten minutes north of Perth Motorplex, Discovery Parks Woodman Point is a great place to stay for events. For race teams seeking accommodation, Woodman…

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