DRAG RACING NITRO NIGHT WRAP UP

Nitro Funny Cars lived up to their wild reputation with one of the most spectacular races ever seen at Perth Motorplex, though for drivers Anthony Begley and Matt Abel it was for all the wrong reasons. In the first round of the night, Begley had barely stepped on the throttle before a suspected failure in…

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NITRO NEWBIES PREPARE TO RACE..

Nitromethane-fuelled drag cars will once again invade Perth Motorplex this Saturday with a number of new drivers set to make their debut. Nitro fuel was first used in dragsters in the 1950s, with racers discovering the potential of what was a liquid explosive, and medicine, to produce horsepower. The secret was in the chemical formula…

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THE NOSTALGIAS WRAP UP & RESULTS

By the time the sun came up on Sunday morning the Cranksters Hot Rod & Kustom Club were already on the road to Perth Motorplex to set up for the Automotive Swap Meet ahead of the Nostalgias … Huge thank you the Cranksters for organising and running the Swap Meet. Photo by High Octane Photos   While…

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WA BURNOUT CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES EXPANDS

Recently West Coast Nats and the Perth Motorplex announced to partner together to create a WA Burnout Championship Series for the 2018/19 Burnout Season. That Series has now expanded with the GazzaNats WA Event coming on board with points earned at that event also going towards the Inaugural WA Burnout Championship Series. Competitors will now…

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MODERN CLASSIC FOR NOSTALGIAS

Rhys Naylor will be joining in the fun at this Sunday’s Nostalgias at Perth Motorplex in a deceptively modern car. Naylor will be driving the family’s Altered, a short chassis race car that uses a retro ‘T-bucket’ body based on the Ford Model T. But while the look is a classic, the materials and technology…

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STREET MACHINE EXPERT A FAN OF NOSTALGIAS EVENT

Perth Motorplex will rumble to old school cool on Sunday, January 27 for an event known as The Nostalgias, where classic street machines, hot rods and dragsters take part in a combination race and show. Among those taking in the event will be Boris Viskovic, one of Perth’s foremost authorities on classic and modified cars.…

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GAUCI GETS GOLD AT HUGE AEROFLOW OUTLAW NITRO FUNNY CAR SHOW!

Sydney driver Rick Gauci walked away with yet another Aeroflow Outlaw Funny Cars win at Perth Motorplex on Saturday night, driving to an impressive 5.468 second run in the final round to wrap up the victory. In front of a capacity crowd of some 10,000 spectators, Gauci took ‘Nitro Express’ to the winner’s circle despite…

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YOUNG GUNS IN TRICKY RIDE AT AEROFLOW

Surprisingly, there may be one vehicle harder to drive than an Aeroflow Outlaw Nitro Funny Car this Saturday at Perth Motorplex. Queensland’s Chelsea Leahy will be piloting the Nitro Sheriff, a ‘wheelstander’ Funny Car that covers the drag strip entirely on the back wheels. Leahy is part of an Australian drag racing dynasty, with thousands…

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LEAHY STEPPING UP THE PACE IN PERTH

Josh Leahy comes into the Aeroflow Outlaw Nitro Funny Cars extravaganza at Perth Motorplex in career best form following his first ever win in the series in Queensland recently. Leahy drove ‘The Bandit’ Funny Car to victory in front of his home crowd and is hoping to step up to the next level when the…

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