Nitro Slam’s new contender revealed

The racer who will take on Mark ‘The Nitro Madman’ Sheehan at this Saturday’s Nitro Slam has been revealed with Matt Abel to step up to the plate in Rory Taylor’s new ‘Fun-da-mental’. The Camaro-bodied Nitro Funny Car marks a new phase for Taylor and his well known Speed Torque business, with hopes that he…

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Brothers go one-two in Scardifields Smash Repairs King of Wings

Brad Maiolo won his second straight Scardifields Smash Repairs King of Wings title at Perth Motorplex on Saturday night, claiming the 40-lap Sprintcar feature race from brother Jamie, with Lee Nash third. Brad started on the front row next to Jason Kendrick in the unique race that featured an infield pitstop after the first 20…

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Hot foot Danny Porter arrives into Perth

The Northern Territory’s Danny Porter is coming westward to the Scardifields Smash Repairs King of Wings with ambition that not even a burned up leg can stop. Porter was racing at the NT Titles in August and had just finished in third place when his Sprintcar burst into flames, delivering some pretty nasty burns to…

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Strategy vital to be crowned King

One of the most unique speedway races in WA is coming this Saturday with the running of the Scardifields Smash Repair King of Wings at Perth Motorplex. The 40-lap Sprintcar epic is an endurance test for drivers but it comes with a pit stop at the 20 lap mark. There teams will have the opportunity…

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Perth Motorplex to run Racer Appreciation Day as part of Nitro Slam

Perth Motorplex will be thanking its amazing drag racers at the Nitro Slam on December 3 with the introduction of a Racer Appreciation Day. All competitors who enter online will receive an additional two passes to the event in addition to their regular crew allocation. We hope that they can use these passes to introduce somebody new to…

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Ellement ready for King of Wings

In his return to sprintcar racing last year Ben Ellement went close on a number of occasions to winning feature races. Unfortunately the script didn’t play out the way Ellement intended it and history shows that on most of those occasions he posted a painful DNF. But the start to the 2016-17 season has been…

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Perth Motorplex secures corporate support

Perth Motorplex has welcomed two new sponsors to the fold, the first since VenuesWest took over as interim operator on 1 July 2016. Caltex and All Flags Signs and Banners have committed to the Kwinana Beach venue with Caltex entering its first official partnership with VenuesWest. All Flags Signs and Banners are expanding their current…

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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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