Returning Nash ready to go

Lee Nash has been on the sidelines since late last year, suffering concussion in a heavy crash at the Perth Motorplex, but he has returned to the seat in the Wormall Civil #7. Nash and the team opted not to rush his return to racing, instead sitting out a handful of races until he was in…

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Ellement mindful of points

Ben Ellement will be chasing round wins when World Series Sprintcars arrives in Western Australia this week and he contests the first round of the Western Swing at the Perth Motorplex on Saturday night. But the second-generation racer is also mindful of not putting too much on the line, ensuring he will be finishing the races…

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Golden performances at the 42nd Goldenstates

There were no surprises in the winning driver for the Goldenstates drag racing at Perth Motorplex on Saturday, but there were some raised eyebrows around just how hard he was pushed by his competition. John Zappia yet again reigned supreme in Top Doorslammer but faced some close competition from the Northern Territory’s Scott MacLean. With…

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Just like the old days for Upton

Australian Top Fuel Motorcycle legend and one-time ANDRA champion Jay Upton is looking forward to mixing it up with the V-twin boys this weekend at the 2017 ANDRA Goldenstates in Perth. Upton, or the ‘White Knight’ as he is known for obvious reasons, remembers well the days when the Harley boys ruled because they always…

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O’Rourke back ‘home’ for Goldenstates

Grant and Debbie O’Rourke have arrived in Perth ahead of this weekend’s Goldenstates event at Perth Motorplex ready to tackle the Top Doorslammer bracket. Western Australia is the home-state of both Grant and Debbie, who now reside in Brisbane and have driven non-stop since Friday evening to arrive in Perth by Monday morning ready to…

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Fenech focused on set up ahead of Goldenstates

Sam Fenech will have his TheAppShop Camaro in Western Australia for the first time this weekend as he contests the ANDRA Top Doorslammer Championship at the Goldenstates. Fenech is a former Australian Outlaw 10.5 Champion who has changed his focus to the wild world of Top Doorslammers recently, travelling as far afield as Darwin and…

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Muscat on his way west

When it comes to Nitro Harley racing in Australia, WA’s Mark Drew is the man to beat. There is only one other rider to go within a few thousandths of a second of Drew’s national record and that is Queensland’s Damian Muscat. Despite being a relative nitro rookie, Muscat has quickly become one of the…

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MacLean ready to make Motorplex moves

The Northern Territory’s Scott MacLean is en route to Western Australia for the second outing of his brand new super team. MacLean will be competing at both the Goldenstates this Friday and Saturday and the Westernationals on March 5 and 6 at Perth Motorplex. MacLean recently raced his brand new Holden Monaro Top Doorslammer for…

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High expectations for Vosbergen

Craig Vosbergen comes into the WA Late Model Title this Saturday at Perth Motorplex as one of the favourites following a streak of good results. Spending the last month racing against touring American drivers has provided Vosbergen, who has American racing experience himself, with a comparison for his pace ahead of the championship race. “We…

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