Drag Racing News

THE RISING OF CHAMPIONSHIP CHANCES!

Round six of the WA Drag Racing Championships saw title chances rise and fade with a number of upsets to the leading contenders. Outlaw Radial lived up to its wild reputation with Darryl Maxfield taking out the win with a quick 7.43sec. personal best pass in the final to defeat Timothy Roads. The win came…

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MODIFIED IS HEATING UP!

We are excited to welcome on board Jarrahdale Heating & Cooling as part of the team here at Perth Motorplex. Jarrahdale Heating & Cooling have dived straight in to ensure the Modified Bracket continues to thrive here in the west. Jarrahdale Heating & Cooling are the experts in wood heating, gas log fires and air-conditioning solutions both…

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THE CHASE IS ON!

The chase is on to decide Western Australia’s new drag racing champions, with a number of categories providing thrilling, close contests ahead of this Saturday’s WA Drag Racing Championships Round Six. Top Comp is proving to be a battle of the altereds. Sam Treasure leads with a 30 point margin to Al McClure, both driving…

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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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