Second gen jet

The international Boxing Day Night of Fire at Perth Motorplex will provide a big stage for second generation jet drag racer Daniel Miocevich to make his competition debut. Daniel is the son of Gary Miocevich, who drove the infamous Jet Truck in the days of Ravenswood Raceway and was responsible for much of the building…

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O Show has got the go

Will race fans be treated to another O Show in the next round of the Quest Apartments Late Models at the Perth Motorplex on December 27? Brad Blake will certainly be hoping so, building on his stunning performance in the last round of the track championship here on December 10. He started from P7 in…

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FEAR wins the $10k at Burnout Blitz

Fred Watson took out his fourth straight event at Burnout Blitz on December 17, 2016 at Perth Motorplex. Driving the FEAR Monaro in its last WA appearance before making the trek to Summernats, Watson drove out a well controlled burnout with plenty of use of the pad, earning him good points with the judges and…

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UNWANTED anything but at Burnout Blitz

The pro burnout scene returns to Perth Motorplex this Saturday, December 17 for Burnout Blitz. With a grand prize of $10,000 put up for the winner of the Blown category for supercharged vehicles, a classy field of entrants is ready to put on a show. Looking to vye for that win will be Matt James,…

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Victorian steals WA title

The record books will show that Victorian Tim Van Ginneken started from pole and won the WA Sprintcar Championship at Perth Motorplex on Saturday night, but the results sheet didn’t do his performance justice. Van Ginneken won the 30-lap final from Jason Kendrick and Brad Maiolo and was the class driver in the main event,…

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Priolo in mix for WA Sprintcar Championship

The fire will be in the belly for David Priolo when he contests the WA Sprintcar Championship at Perth Motorplex this Saturday night as part of the Salute the General event. Despite being one of the form drivers in recent years, Priolo has only claimed the championship once – back in the 2009-10 season –…

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Scelzi flies into Perth for Salute the General

America’s Dominic Scelzi has the opportunity of a lifetime in front of him. Scelzi will race a 410ci winged Sprintcar in Australia approximately 16 times for Wormall Motorsport this December and January. “It’s a dream come true to be able to race in Australia, especially for such a great team,” he said. “I want to thank the…

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Wear orange and Salute the General this Saturday

‘The General’ John Day is the very definition of a speedway icon. There would be few motorsport fans in Western Australia who could recall a time when the iconic orange utes haven’t been a part of speedway racing in Perth. This Saturday night’s Salute the General event will be the first commemoration of John Day…

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Two return for Super Sedan at the Nitro Slam

Two Super Sedans popular with race fans will be back at Perth Motorplex this weekend for the Nitro Slam. ‘Leapin’ Leigh Fallon will have his familiar Ford ute back on track, though it isn’t his anymore. Fallon sold the car last season but he has been helping the new owner put in a new engine…

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Learmonth refreshed for return

Race fans at Perth Motorplex will get a taste of Pro Stock Motorcycle action at the Nitro Slam thanks to Ryan Learmonth and Tony Hinkley, who will be getting in some testing time in Competition Bike. Learmonth is eager to go after giving his Suzuki some attention during the off season. “We have completely stripped…

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