World Series battle – it ain’t over!

  DON’T be fooled… The fight to be the 2016-17 World Series Sprintcar champion is well and truly on and will go down to the wire at the Perth Motorplex this Friday and Saturday nights. James McFadden, who has won two WSS crowns, is in the box seat for another championship with 3377 points next…

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Madsen and McFadden to clash

  ONE of the last times Kerry Madsen and James McFadden came together on the racetrack there was contact in the final stages of the Australian Sprintcar Championship in Sydney. McFadden sustained enough damage to put him out of the show, handing Madsen his third national title. It was a reflective Madsen after the controversial…

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Tatnell’s win breaks drought ahead of Grand Final at Perth Motorplex

Brooke Tatnell might be a multiple World Series Sprintcars champion but that hasn’t done him any favours in the 2016-17 championship. Saturday night in Bunbury saw Tatnell’s first feature race win in the current championship, taking victory from James McFadden and Jamie Veal in Bunbury after he set quick time at the start of the…

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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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