USA’s Francis finishes first

American Steve Francis continued his strong form in WA when he dominated the final of the Di Candilo Steel City Late Model Nationals at the Perth Motorplex on Saturday night. The driver known as the ‘Kentucky Colonel’ led from start to finish in the 40-lap feature, crossing the line ahead of fellow American Devin Moran,…

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Wingless title memorialised

The WA Wingless Sprint Title will be named after the late Des Nash for future events, in honour of one of the founding members of Australian Wingless Sprint Racing Inc. Nash had a rich history in speedway, having raced Speedcars and Sprintcars from the seventies to the nineties before becoming involved with administration and team…

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Internationals arrive for Di Candilo Steel City Late Model Nationals

A triple threat will come from the USA this Friday and Saturday at Perth Motorplex for the Di Candilo Steel City Late Model Nationals. Some of the world’s best drivers will be taking the seats of the 800 horsepower sedans, striving to succeed in a big 26 car field. If experience counts, Steve Francis will…

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Formula Tech presents Performance Paddock

If you are looking to take an up close look at some of the amazing street machines on display at Motorvation 31 presented by KFC on January 21, you will need look no further than the Formula Tech Performance Paddock. There will be a number of attractions worth checking out in the Formula Tech Performance…

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Aeroflow nitro a big show

Perth Motorplex played host to one of its largest ever crowds on Saturday night for the Aeroflow Outlaw Nitro Funny Cars. With 12 nitro burners competing for the win across three rounds, the 10,000-strong audience was treated to some epic racing with Sydney’s Rick Gauci taking the win in the Nitro Express Chev. The action…

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Motorvation entries close Wednesday!

Entries for Motorvation 31 presented by KFC close this Wednesday, so if you are keen on turning out for a fun tyre frying day out with your street machine or hot rod, now is the time to get in. With a budget entry price, Motorvation 31 presented by KFC marks a great opportunity to use…

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Nitro Knight Jay Upton returns to the track

One of the legends of WA drag racing makes a return this Saturday at the Aeroflow Outlaw Nitro Funny Car event, as the ‘White Knight’ Jay Upton brings his nitro Top Fuel Motorcycle back to Perth Motorplex. Upton has been missing in action for several years now as he took a break to concentrate on…

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Coles gets mad

The West Australian-based ‘Nitro Madness’ funny car to be piloted by young Darwin hot-shoe Nathan Coles at the Aeroflow Outlaw Nitro Funny Cars drag racing event on January 7. Coles didn’t have to be asked twice to make the trip when asked about the opportunity to race the Michael Brooks-owned Camaro in WA. An accomplished…

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Second generation Begley goes nitro

Seeing a Nitro Funny Car with the name Begley on the side of it is nothing new at Perth Motorplex. West Aussie Anthony Begley has completed many passes at the Kwinana facility and finished on the podium at last year’s Aeroflow Outlaw Nitro Funny Car event. On January 7, Anthony won’t be the only Begley on nitro however…

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Leahy goes pro at nitro show

Canberra’s Josh Leahy will be stepping up to nitro competition for the first time in Perth at this Saturday’s Aeroflow Outlaw Nitro Funny Car event at Perth Motorplex. Leahy is more well known for keeping crowds entertained with 160kmh wheelies as the driver of the Nitro Sheriff wheelstander, an exhibition car that follows the series…

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