Sprintcars become reality for Van Ryt

Ben Van Ryt will compete at the Di Candilo Steel City Australian 360 Sprintcar Title this weekend with a top ten goal in mind. The former star of reality TV show House Rules has been plenty busy with business and family life but is making some time to enjoy his racing this Friday and Saturday…

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Being the best a mental test

Mental strength is a trait found in many successful race car drivers and WA Sprintcar racer Adrian Haywood knows all about forging ahead through tough times. The advantage may be what he needs to figure in the results of the Di Candilo Steel City Australian 360 Sprintcar Title, being held this weekend at Perth Motorplex.…

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John Zappia, Craig Glassby and Chris Porter find Westernationals gold

It was another hot and humid day that greeted racers and fans for day two of the 46th Westernationals, however the action on the track was even hotter with John Zappia taking home another Top Doorslammer victory and more ANDRA gold. However the biggest news was Zappia and his Fuchs Holden Monaro wrapping up his…

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Zappia, Marchant aim to defend positions

The battle is not quite over yet for qualifying leaders at the Westernationals with the resumption of hostilities this morning, with Top Doorslammer and Top Alcohol seeing their final sessions carried over to 11am Sunday morning. In the first session of Top Doorslammer there was no real surprises, as a lot of the big hitters…

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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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