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Nitro newbie claims underdog status

When it comes to the unpredictable world of nitro motorcycle drag racing, being consistent can be just as important as smashing out six second times and 200mph plus top end speeds. Les Holden is hoping that theory will work out for him with his debut in the ANDRA Top Fuel Motorcycle Championship as part of…

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Momentum with Begley for Funny Car showdown

Anthony Begley has been a busy drag racer across the new year period, with the Home Group WA Nitro Slam to mark his third event in three weekends and his third different type of Funny Car. Begley will be back at the wheel of ‘Chemical Warfare’, a ‘big show’ Nitro Funny Car owned by Queensland’s…

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Bishop returns to his happy place

Stuart Bishop completed his best ever season in Top Doorslammer in 2014, finishing second in the ANDRA championship – but it ended with a disastrous crash at Sydney Dragway following a transmission failure. When the slippery transmission fluid got under the wheels of his 3000 horsepower Camaro, Bishop was all but a passenger as the…

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Jet Car Max Version Two Point Oh….a smooth show

Jet Car Max Version 2.0 on Friday night was thankfully a much smoother affair than last year’s power outage-affected event, with some quick times from WA’s best drag racers appearing on the timing boards. Big thanks have to go out to all the spectators who made their way back to Perth Motorplex for the second…

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Jet Car Max packs action, continues this Friday!

The glow of the jet dragsters might have come in handy on Sunday night at Perth Motorplex, with an unusual power outage bringing an early conclusion to the event and pushing its completion to this Friday, the second of January. If you’re going to return to see Jet Car Max Version 2.0 this Friday, you…

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The 19 year old jet rookie taking it to the max!

“Dragwell by name, drag very well by reputation” will be the motto of 19 year old Rhiannon Allison as she launches into the extreme world of jet dragsters this Sunday, December 28 at Perth Motorplex for Jet Car Max. The 2013/14 season Rookie of the Year will be taking on American Chuck Haynes and South…

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Fast blast for over one hundred competitors

The Fast Series is proving to be popular among drag racing competitors with the relaxed atmosphere but constant action providing the best of both worlds. The third round of the series, held on Saturday at Perth Motorplex, attracted over one hundred entries with massive variety. Everything from Junior Dragsters, to turbocharged wheelstanding Mazdas, to a supercharged…

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