Drag Racing News

Al McClure an evergreen performer

There is a new green machine on the scene and it’s driven by the closest thing drag racing has to stand up comedian – Al McClure. While his laconic demeanour might not give it away, McClure’s quick wit has made his trophy acceptance speeches legendary and you can be sure any interview he is doing…

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Supercharged Sam a racing Treasure

The Treasure name is synonymous with drag racing in Western Australia and the latest generation of the family is ensuring they will continue to be well known. 22 year old Sam Treasure is already a former Modified state champion and has now progressed into the ranks of Top Comp with the ‘Hemi Express’, a ballistic…

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Championship brackets added to Perth Motorplex drag racing events

Perth Motorplex will play host to Top Doorslammer, Top Alcohol, Top Fuel Motorcycle and Pro Stock Motorcycle ANDRA championships rounds later this season. The rounds have been officially added to the ANDRA calendar and will come as part of the Goldenstates on February 3-4 and the Westernationals on March 4-5. The Goldenstates will feature Top…

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Perth Motorplex welcomes Shannons to Fast Racing Series

For those keen on different kind of motorsport, or perhaps just for the indecisive, the Fast Racing Series has long provided a great value package of speedway and drag racing. For the 2016-17 season, the sportsman-racer based championship will step up a notch thanks to Shannons Insurance coming on board as naming rights partner of…

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ANDRA Appointed Drag Racing Sanctioning Body

Perth Motorplex update: ANDRA appointed drag racing sanctioning body   Dear Members, I am pleased to advise that the Australian National Drag Racing Association (ANDRA) has now been confirmed as the drag racing sanctioning body for Perth Motorplex. VenuesWest is working with ANDRA to plan a smooth transition for the venue and for alternatively licensed…

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Perth Motorplex sanctioning body preferred respondent announced

The Australian National Drag Racing Association (ANDRA) has been announced today as the preferred respondent to be the sanctioning body for drag racing competitions at the Perth Motorplex following a competitive tender process. VenuesWest CEO David Etherton said driver, spectator and staff safety were at the forefront of the decision. Sanctioning bodies play an important…

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Strip the price at the drags!

Perth Motorplex’s drag strip is one of the great quarter miles in the world, offering a fantastic spectator experience and some of the best domestic competition anywhere. With some 60 days of drag racing during the season, there is plenty of opportunity to witness everything from nitro funny cars at our major events to every…

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Perth Motorplex Update: August 2016

Welcome to the second edition of the Perth Motorplex newsletter with VenuesWest in the ‘drivers’ seat.
The Perth Motorplex Advisory Committee, who meet fortnightly has been formed to advise and support the transition of the venue to VenuesWest.

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