Aussie 1 jets in for WSS finale

IT doesn’t get much better than this! An impressive field of 34 drivers has nominated for round 13 of the AHG Sprintcar Series/round 12 of the Enzed World Series Sprintcars at the Perth Motorplex this Friday and Saturday nights.

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Nitro with a serve of athletics

Whether you wanted your drag racing really fast or hilariously slow, Coates Hire West Coast Nitro served up something for everybody in an action packed night at Perth Motorplex. Let’s start with the fast, and for that we need to thank Mark Sheehan. After qualifying at the bottom of the field, Sheehan was the underdog…

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Pro Alcohol steals the show at Coates Hire West Coast Nitro

The nitro burning Top Fuel dragsters might be the ones making the most noise and yes they are certainly the fastest but on Friday night at Perth Motorplex it was Pro Alcohol making all the headlines for Coates Hire West Coast Nitro, part of the 400 Thunder Series. Gary Phillips ran a world record 5.360…

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Hinkley gets a handle on new Kawasaki

Tony Hinkley looks to have overcome a troubled start for his new Kawasaki ZX14R Pro Bike ahead of this weekend’s 400 Thunder championship round as part of Coates Hire West Coast Nitro. Hinkley tested on Wednesday at Perth Motorplex and ran a new personal best time of 7.72 seconds on his first full pass with…

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Sheehan tests the nitro waters

Western Australia’s Mark Sheehan comes into Coates Hire West Coast Nitro with a small advantage over the field, having spent Wednesday testing his 10,000 horsepower nitro-fuelled dragster at Perth Motorplex. The team recently moved from a five disc clutch to a six disc clutch, which should provide more adjustability down the track but does require…

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Learmonth has home track advantage

Western Australian Pro Bike rider Ryan Learmonth comes into the second round of the 400 Thunder championship at this weekend’s Coates Hire West Coast Nitro event with maximum confidence. The Wiseguy Racing Suzuki has its Star Racing USA-built motor back in the frame rails and Learmonth said the team has set their own bar high.…

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The power is real for Morgan

Darren Morgan says his AEG Top Fuel dragster is ‘made of power’, much like his sponsor’s slogan, but learning to manage that power is where the secret lies if he wants to win Coates Hire West Coast Nitro this weekend at Perth Motorplex. Morgan took a runner up spot at the last round of the…

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Californian canes ‘em

CALIFORNIAN Kyle Hirst won a tyre-frying feature race in the combined round 11 of the AHG Sprintcar Series/round 9 of Enzed World Series Sprintcars at the Perth Motorplex on Saturday night

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