Kendrick on the hunt to even the score this weekend

Jason Kendrick and the Kendrick Racing Team will be crunching the numbers over the next few shows in a bid to chase down AHG Sprintcar Series points leader Brad Maiolo. Maiolo, the defending series champion, leads the points battle with 1680 points heading into the Round 11 clash at the Perth Motorplex on Saturday February 10. JK is second on 1636…

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Jamie Oldfield one to watch for this weekend!

AS far as a sprintcar rookie goes, Jamie Oldfield has been pretty impressive. Not that this is a surprise to people who have followed him over many successful speedway seasons. An accomplished racer in a few different divisions, Oldfield had a limited run in a sprintcar a handful of years ago, but nothing compared to…

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Next Saturdays’ Super Speedway is looking Super Strong!

THERE will be plenty on the line for sprintcar drivers who will contest the next Super Speedway event at the Perth Motorplex on Saturday, February 10. For some drivers it will be a chance to get their machinery and car set-ups right before the invasion of the World Series Sprintcars’ teams and for others it…

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Top five new things to check out at Motorvation

Top five new things to check out at Motorvation Motorvation 32 is planned to be a return to glory for one of WA’s favourite car shows. While changes in the management at Perth Motorplex necessitated a lighter one day format for Motorvation 31, Motorvation 32 is back to a whole-weekend festival of horsepower featuring the…

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AUSTRALIA’S TOP SHOW CAR JOINS MOTORVATION 32

The greatest show car Australia has ever seen will be hitting Motorvation 32 – and this time it will be rolling! Western Australia’s Chris Bitmead lived out a dream when he built XBOSS, a 1976 Ford Falcon XB Coupe that has been customised in almost every way. Bitmead is well acquainted with Motorvation, having been…

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Separovich’s burnout return has Motorvation 32 fans salivating!

When it comes to supercharged burnouts, George Separovich was combining tyre smoke and blower whine before it was cool. Now he is back with a vengeance in NUTTR, a Holden Commodore with a ridiculously big PSI supercharger towering above the bonnet. Motorvation 32, taking place from January 27 to 28 at Perth Motorplex, will mark…

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NITRO SLAM BRINGS HORSEPOWER HEAVEN TO PERTH MOTORPLEX

The Nitro Slam at Perth Motorplex brought out all manner of nitro-breathing vehicles for an entertaining night of drag racing on Saturday. The two big hitters on the property were Mark Sheehan and Anthony Begley, taking on each other with their 10,000 horsepower Nitro Funny Cars. Sheehan came away with two wins from the three…

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So what is a Funny Car anyway?

We know they are excitement packed machines (and will be racing this Saturday, January 20 at the NITRO SLAM), but these fan favourite race cars also have one of the longest histories in drag racing. It was the 1960s when motors from Top Fuel dragsters began to be transplanted into sedans with altered chassis by…

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