Zappia takes out the Summer Slam opener at WA Drag Racing Championships

John Zappia won the first round of the Summer Slam Series at Perth Motorplex on Saturday night with a stunning 5.71sec. run in the final to defeat Daniel Gregorini. With cool air providing plenty of opportunity to make high horsepower, Zappia also ran his fastest ever speed with a 412kmh blast. “The Fuchs Monaro was…

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Two new stunners for Summer Slam

WA’s reputation for awesome Top Doorslammers does not look to be changing any time soon with Kelvin Lyle’s Ford Mustang and Frank Taylor’s Chevrolet Chevelle set to make their debut at the WA Drag Racing Championships. With the event also marking the first round of the Summer Slam Series, the timing could not be better…

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Gregorini returns in time for slammer show

The first round of a new State-based Top Doorslammer series will take place this Saturday at Perth Motorplex. The new Summer Slam is a five round series that will include three independent rounds and two rounds aligned with ANDRA national championship events next year. For driver Daniel Gregorini, the timing has been ideal as he…

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Summer Slam set for Saturday!

Perth Motorplex is proud to introduce the Summer Slam, a new series for local doorslammer teams in Western Australia. The Summer Slam Series will be run over five rounds (November 19, December 3, December 26, February 3/4, March 4/5), with the aim to build a prestigious local championship for doorslammer teams. While the first season…

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Mischief gone mainstream

When most people think of burnouts, visions of hoons terrorising neighbourhood streets tend to quickly follow. But for a large and growing segment of the car enthusiast community, burnouts have gone legit. Burnout competitions have long been held as part of car shows such as Motorvation and Summernats, but now stand alone competitions are turning…

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Burnout season passes at Perth Motorplex

With Kwinana Performance Burnout Boss coming up, now is the perfect time to get your Burnout Season Pass from Perth Motorplex. Providing spectator entry into all four major burnout events at Perth Motorplex (Kwinana Performance Burnout Boss, Burnout Blitz, Motorvation and Good Friday Burnout King), the $99 season pass makes for a great gift that saves…

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Daum dominates the Magic Man 34

American driver Zach Daum won one of Western Australia’s most prestigious speedway races on Saturday night, taking victory at the Magic Man 34. Daum, from Illinois, was tailed closely by WA favourite Neville Lance but was able to hold on through the 34-lap epic. Things did not start too smoothly for the 25 year old…

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Bradford one to watch in 34 lap thriller

Shaun Bradford knows a thing or two about memorial races and this Saturday night will be looking to add another memorial trophy to his collection at the Perth Motorplex. A lot of attention at the Magic Man 34 will be on the Speedcar division but the finals for the Sprintcars and Late Models will also be…

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Manders ready to make the magic

Kaiden Manders was just 16 years old and a virtual unknown when he won Western Australia’s biggest Speedcar race, the Magic Man 34. Two years later, the now 18 year old apprentice mechanic is coming into the final ever running of the Magic Man 34 event, to be held on Saturday, November 5, in hot…

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Stars and stripes send strong contingent for final Magic Man 34

Four American drivers will be taking on Australia’s best at the $34,000 Magic Man 34 event on November 5 at Perth Motorplex. Two of them have won the event previously including four time victor Davey Ray and 2013 champ Alex Bright. Fellow Americans Zac Daum and Justin Grant will be hoping to add their names…

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