Drag Racing News

A tale of two Camaros

The WA Grand Final will be the stage for a number of exciting championship scenarios to play out this Saturday at Perth Motorplex. Chief among them will be a couple of Camaros both aiming to secure their first track championships. Daniel Gregorini is in the box seat to take out the Top Comp championship, while…

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Go retro at The Nostalgias on April 19

Excitement is cranking up for The Nostalgias on April 19 at Perth Motorplex with categories confirmed and a range of activities lined up for fans of all things retro. The day will kick off from 7am when gates open for competitors and sellers in the Cranksters Swap Meet. Buyers will be able to check out the…

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Flame throwers warm up cool Motorplex Night of Fire

The Night of Fire at Perth Motorplex delivered up four toasty hot jet dragsters to warm up the crowd on what was a rather cold night out in Kwinana. While the weather was certainly chilly, the action on the track was anything but as Americans Chuck Haynes and Curt White, South African Pieter De Wit…

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Haynes: Fans will be winners from massive jet show

Chuck Haynes has been coming to Western Australia to put on jet dragster shows for over two decades, but it is with mixed emotions he will return for the Night of Fire on March 21. Haynes (USA) will be racing Volcano up against Rhiannon Allison (Australia) in Felicity Dragwell, Curt White (USA) in Iceman and…

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Night of Fire crucial in Modified championship brawl

The Night of Fire might be named for its four flame throwing 450kmh jet dragsters, but it also forms the penultimate round of the WA drag racing championship. Of all the brackets, Modified has one of the most exciting chases going on. Alesha Adamos, Michelle Osborn and Sam Treasure are all within close range of…

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Allison prepares for blast off at Night of Fire

Rhiannon Allison might still be the rookie for the Night of Fire at Perth Motorplex on March 21 but the young driver of the Felicity Dragwell jet dragster has been rapidly ticking off goals on her high speed list. Jet dragsters are exactly what they say on the box – a jet powered dragster with…

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Fast Racing Series breeding future talent

Perth Motorplex’s Fast Racing Series is a breeding ground for the skilled drag racers of the future and no more so than in Junior Dragster where kids from eight to 16 years old do battle in half scale dragsters. WA’s Naylor family has been part of the Junior Dragster scene for longer than most, with…

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Washpod Nitro Max pushes the limits on day two

So…much…nitro. There’s nothing like a fuel that is actually a liquid explosive to liven up your jalopy, or make it do some 500kmh down a drag strip! Perth Motorplex bore witness to a second great day of racing at Washpod Nitro Max, with the Top Fuel dragsters and Top Fuel Motorcycles duking it out in…

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Wash, rinse, repeat – can we do that again?

Day one of Washpod Nitro Max served up a helping of nitro as good as anything ever seen in Western Australia as Top Fuel dragsters and Top Fuel Motorcycles cut loose in ANDRA championship drag racing. Seasoned observers left Perth Motorplex saying it was one of the best nights of Top Fuel they had ever…

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