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PSYCHO SUCCESS AT NITRO HEAVEN

Shane Olive claimed victory among the Aeroflow Nitro Hot Rods as part of the Nitro Heaven event at Perth Motorplex on Saturday night. Olive, driving the hot rod nicknamed ‘Psycho’, only just missed achieving the car’s first 5sec. pass with a best of 6.01sec. “It was a great day of racing for ‘Psycho’ and we…

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HOT ROD’S READY FOR ACTION!

The Aeroflow Nitro Hot Rods are burning into Perth Motorplex tomorrow and with them are some of the wildest race cars the country has ever seen. The recipe is near insanity. Take a 3000 horsepower, nitro burning motor from an Aeroflow Outlaw Funny Car, then put it into a hot rod with less wheelbase, less…

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SWEET SECOND WIN FOR GREGORINI AT WESTERNATIONALS!

Daniel Gregorini clinched his second Westernationals win with victory at Perth Motorplex on Sunday, March 3, racing to personal best times and speeds. Gregorini, driving the Scratch & Match Autocolour Camaro, defeated childhood hero and now intense rival John Zappia in the final round, taking a holeshot win with a 5.756 to Zappia’s 5.753. Gregorini’s…

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WESTERNATIONALS GOLD!

The stage was set for a epic Westernationals at the Perth Motorplex with 187 racers facing the starter of the Labour Day Long Weekend. The event hosted not only the Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series but also Top Doorslammer and Top Fuel Motorcycle competitors who battled it out for the inaugural West Coast Challenge Title.…

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TOP DOORSLAMMER WILL BE FIERCE!

  The Westernationals has traditionally meant the most fierce Top Doorslammer competition of the season at Perth Motorplex and the 48th annual version will be no different! With an ANDRA gold Christmas tree on the line for the winner, the field is primed with a who’s who of Top Doorslammer in Western Australia. Leading the…

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TOP FUEL MOTORCYCLE GETS A BOOST!

On top of the WA Top Alcohol racers getting on board to showcase their brand of Drag Racing at the 48th Annual Westernationals this weekend, Top Fuel Motorcycle has received a financial boost from two local companies. WA Suspensions and The Moving Man stepped up to the plate and got behind these Nitro Guzzling Beasts…

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BEAT THE HEAT WA TO FIELD 5 CAR TEAM AT WESTERNATIONALS

Beat The Heat WA was designed to build alliances between young drivers and the Police by using the common interest of motor sport to provide opportunities to educate young drivers. It is hoped that this interaction will bring about changes in attitudes that will encourage responsible driver behaviour and acceptance of the road rules in the…

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BROTHERS COMBINE FOR TURBOCHARGED WESTERNATIONALS

Drag racing brothers Sam and Lorenzo Gullotto have teamed up to put together a potent Pontiac GTO race car ahead of the Westernationals, taking place this weekend at Perth Motorplex. Sam has been on the sidelines since 2017, when he found out he had an issue with his heart which would require surgery. “We parked…

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WEST COAST CHALLENGE!

The Australian National Drag Racing Association and the Perth Motorplex are excited to announce that the Top Doorslammer and Top Fuel Motorcycle categories will compete for prestigious ANDRA Gold Christmas Tree trophies at the upcoming Westernationals event. All of the action for both the Sportsman Series and what will be known as the ‘West Coast…

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