Muscat a winner again on day one of Westernationals

Damian Muscat is making the most of his Western Australian road trip with a win at the Goldenstates four weeks ago being backed up with a second at the Westernationals. Muscat defeated Ben Stevens in the first of two ANDRA championship rounds that will be held this weekend for Top Fuel Motorcycle. Meanwhile in Top…

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O’Rourke Motorsport shooting for back to back Westernationals wins

Despite suffering catastrophic engine damage during their last trip to Perth, the O’Rourke Motorsport outfit is ready and rearing to go in their pursuit for back-to-back event wins at this weekend’s Westernationals at Perth Motorplex. The OMS crew took out the 2016 Westernationals, and will be doing all they can to take out consecutive Westernationals event…

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Reliability and reactions key for Fuchs Monaro

John Zappia might have emerged as the winner of the Goldenstates at Perth Motorplex several weeks ago but it came at a cost with bent rods on two separate runs and a close challenge from Scott MacLean. Since then, the team has been hard at work on the Fuchs Monaro, developing ways to keep the engine in…

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Small steps planned for MacLean’s Westernationals

After a positive event last time out in the ANDRA Top Doorslammer Series, Scott MacLean and team will be aiming to consolidate their gains at the Westernationals in Perth this Saturday and Sunday. While he scored a runner up at the Goldenstates just a few weeks ago, MacLean knows that a team can easily lose…

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Team Bray Racing making the 10,000km journey west

When Team Bray racer Ben Bray spends his birthday (March 2nd) flying to Perth, he will be flying over the heads of Team Bray members Andrew ‘Andy’ Gault and Bernie who will be driving TBR’s Gulf Western Oil Transporter across the Nullarbor in time for the Westernationals this weekend at Perth Motorplex. For Andy, this…

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Frank Mamone is back!

It would appear that the 46th annual Westernationals has the potential to become one of the greatest Top Doorslammer showdowns ever. And speaking of excitement, Sydney racer Frank Mamone is coming over in his Plymouth Cuda to have a crack at the big boys. Mamone earned legendary status with his wild mid-track wheel stands in…

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John Cannuli going for back to back championships

For the Top Alcohol category, the Westernationals will be their second opportunity to gain valuable points in the 2016/17 ANDRA Drag Racing Series. At the 51st Australian Nationals in January, current ANDRA champion John Cannuli dominated the field in his new Top Alcohol Funny Car. The Queenslander defeated Brian Lockman in the final and picked…

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Super Stock champ Fardella can’t stop now

It’s a given that when you win something, you want to have another crack at it. Be it a scratch and win ticket, poker machine or winning a championship. In the case of current ANDRA Super Stock Champion Kim Fardella, he’s decided to have another go this season. “Winning the ANDRA Super Stock Championship was…

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JMac wins World Series final

  JAMES McFadden put the icing on his World Series Sprintcars championship cake when he won the 30-lap series grand final at the Perth Motorplex on Saturday night. McFadden started from P3 but got to the lead early and then led to the finish line, claiming victory over Australian champion Kerry Madsen and Cameron Gessner.…

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Two left in championship race

  Australian Champion Kerry Madsen decimated the field on Night 1 of theWorld Series Sprintcars Grand Final weekend at Perth Motorplex. While James McFadden (pictured in action by Peter Roebuck), Jamie Veal and Brooke Tatnell focused on overall series points, Madsen was able to win the 30 lap A-Main by almost three-quarters of a lap…

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