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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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WA Drag Racing Champs Round 3 – Wrap Up

John Zappia has kept his perfect streak at Perth Motorplex for the season alive with a win in Top Comp at round three of the WA Drag Racing Championships on Saturday. Zappia’s Fuchs/Dananni Hotshots Holden Monaro defeated Wayne Keys in the final, with Keys red lighting away his chance to take down Zappia. “I saw…

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DEKLERK ON DEFENCE OF DRAG RACING POINTS LEAD.

Modified Bike rider Paul DeKlerk is riding a wave of momentum into the third round of the WA Drag Racing Championships this Saturday at Perth Motorplex. DeKlerk leads the points chase following a win at the opening event of the season (his first ever) and a quarter final appearance at the Goldenstates just under a…

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NITRO AND SLAMMER SET FOR SATURDAY!

The 45th Annual Goldenstates this Saturday will feature not just the return of the Summit Sportsman Series to WA, where racers vie for national points, but also a nitro and doorslammer double header sure to entertain. Andrew Katavatis and the Beach Bomb are back after drawing first blood against car owner Rory Taylor and his…

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PUTLAND PREPARES FOR RECORD CHASE AT GOLDENSTATES.

Kyle Putland had plenty on his plate before coming out to race at the Perth Motorplex season opener just over a fortnight ago. The enterprising 30 year old has been behind the introduction of the Quarter Mile Experience to Western Australia – a pair of three seat dragsters taking people on extreme thrill rides. Putland…

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