TVR Set for big season

Off the back of a successful 2016/17 Late Model season, father-son duo Craig and Brent Vosbergen are back and ready to rumble for the new season. The name Vosbergen is heavily associated with Late Model racing down under, and once again the team are ready to battle it out against Australia’s toughest drivers. With the…

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“DIFFICULT and hard work”

That was how Ben Butcher summed up last season behind the wheel of the W42 and already there are positive signs that this year is going to be a better one for the quietly-spoken mechanic from Baldivis. Despite saying last summer had its challenges, Butcher made the transfer to the A Main and finished 10th…

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400 Thunder announces Channel 7 deal

Australia’s professional drag racing series, 400 Thunder today confirmed that an agreement has been finalised with Channel 7 to air 400 Thunder Drag Racing on 7mate moving forward. Production of Thunder 400 television shows on 7mate and the OVO Live streaming from events will be undertaken by Oxygen 360. Australian Professional Drag Racing (APDR) Chairman…

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Rain, hail or shine! Shannons Powerpalooza wrap up

Poor Saturday weather meant a Sunday replay for the Shannons Powerpalooza at Perth Motorplex, the opening round of the speedway and drag racing track championships. The all-in-one event saw much entertainment on hand for the dedicated fans in attendance with Shaun Bradford (Sprintcars) and Kelvin Lyle (Top Comp) proving the big winners. Bradford claimed the…

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A Touch of Class

  Michael Pickens is quite simply one of the best Speedcar racers in the world today. At just thirty four years old, his list of achievements is longer than most other racers, with highlights including being a seven time New Zealand Speedcar (Midget) champion, winning the coveted Rookie of the Year Award at the Chill…

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Driver Update: Matt Goodlad

  Goodlad Ready Once Again! Matt Goodlad has almost been around Late Model racing long enough to be called a veteran, but make no mistake, he is still young and just as pumped as ever to climb back into the driver’s seat and claim some good results. By his own admission last season wasn’t what…

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Sprintcar Nominations

  THE opening round of 2017-18 AHG Sprintcar Series will be held at Perth Motorplex next Saturday night as part of the Shannon’s Powerpalooza Grand Opening Showdown. Defending series champion Brad Maiolo heads up the list of drivers who will be looking to strike the first blow of the big summer of racing ahead. He…

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The Pool Shop Group is back on board!

Press Release In what is huge news for Speedcars in Western Australia, The Pool Shop Group has just announced that they have signed on the dotted line once again to be the sponsors of the Perth Motorplex Speedcar Track Championship! This will be the fifth consecutive year that Courtney Bishop and his team have come…

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Powerpalooza brings best of everything to Motorplex

The first ever Shannon’s Powerpalooza takes over Perth Motorplex this Saturday with a world first combination of drag racing, burnouts and speedway all in one day. Fans will be entertained by a festival of horsepower that begins with drag racing qualifying from 10am and the Shannons Show and Shine from 12pm, featuring street machines, Targa…

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