Deery on the attack

Western Australia’s Aaron Deery charges into the 400 Thunder Pro Alcohol championship round at the Home Group WA Westernationals this weekend full of confidence following a recent win at Perth Motorplex. Deery found renewed performance and consistency in his dragster at the January 9 event in Top Comp and he said the team wants to…

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Matheson motoring into Home Group WA Westernationals

Australia’s quickest man on two wheels has made his 2016 championships season intentions clear. Matheson, a multiple Australian Top Bike champion, has been testing his new engine package since late last year and is already getting results. “The new set up in the bike is producing more horsepower and we just need to get a handle…

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Perth Motorplex set for rare 400 Thunder double-header

Fans will be the biggest winners at this week’s 45th Annual Home Group WA Westernationals with a rare double-header when 400 Thunder returns to Perth’s premier motorsport venue, the Perth Motorplex. As well as qualifying for the weekend’s Westernationals title, Friday night’s action will double as the semi finals and finals from December’s rain affected Nitro Slam…

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Aeroflow show rocks the Motorplex!

Last night’s Aeroflow Outlaw Nitro Funny Car event at Perth Motorplex has been receiving rave reviews with spectators and racers alike enjoying an awesome show. As the sportsman qualifying and early eliminations wound down, the Aeroflow Outlaw Nitro Funny Cars themselves lined up along the track for the ‘Salute to the Crowd’. Twelve cars fired…

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Stage set for nitro battle

Western Australian racers are preparing to fend off an assault from three truckloads of interstate competitors at tomorrow night’s Aeroflow Outlaw Nitro Funny Car event at Perth Motorplex. Michael Brooks in Nitro Madness, Andrew Katavatis in Beach Bomb, Anthony Begley in LA Hooker and Matt Abel in Rory Taylor’s Nitro Thunder will be ready to control…

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Many hands make light work in amazing rebuild for Keys

Wayne Keys thought he would be finished drag racing for a very long time when he had a devastating crash in his Holden Monaro at Perth Motorplex. It was at December 28’s Night of Fire event that Keys’ Monaro had a major braking issue and charged into the emergency sand trap at the end of…

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Hambridge back in The Bandit for Perth

For this weekend’s Aeroflow Outlaw Nitro Funny Car event at the Perth Motorplex, Aaron Hambridge will be tuning and driving as the nitro guru makes a return to the cockpit of the iconic Trans-Am, The Bandit. Hambridge has recently been sharing tuning duties with team kingpin Graeme Cowin, with the duo splitting the field with…

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Who’s who and what’s what in the Aeroflow Outlaw Nitro Funny Cars

Graeme Cowin is a legend of Australian drag racing, having competed for many years in Australia and the USA in Top Fuel dragsters and Nitro Funny Cars and this Saturday he brings his latest show to Perth Motorplex. While he has been very capable of performing at the highest levels of the sport, Cowin wanted…

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Jets, jumps and fireworks make for awesome night at Perth Motorplex

The Night of Fire delivered a fantastic evening of drag racing entertainment on Monday at Perth Motorplex, as a big crowd took in some awesome competition alongside the show of jet dragsters, freestyle motocross and fireworks. As far as the jet set went, it was Chuck Haynes’ night (above, right). Although the veteran American driver…

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