Nitro Knight Jay Upton returns to the track

One of the legends of WA drag racing makes a return this Saturday at the Aeroflow Outlaw Nitro Funny Car event, as the ‘White Knight’ Jay Upton brings his nitro Top Fuel Motorcycle back to Perth Motorplex. Upton has been missing in action for several years now as he took a break to concentrate on…

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Coles gets mad

The West Australian-based ‘Nitro Madness’ funny car to be piloted by young Darwin hot-shoe Nathan Coles at the Aeroflow Outlaw Nitro Funny Cars drag racing event on January 7. Coles didn’t have to be asked twice to make the trip when asked about the opportunity to race the Michael Brooks-owned Camaro in WA. An accomplished…

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Second generation Begley goes nitro

Seeing a Nitro Funny Car with the name Begley on the side of it is nothing new at Perth Motorplex. West Aussie Anthony Begley has completed many passes at the Kwinana facility and finished on the podium at last year’s Aeroflow Outlaw Nitro Funny Car event. On January 7, Anthony won’t be the only Begley on nitro however…

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Leahy goes pro at nitro show

Canberra’s Josh Leahy will be stepping up to nitro competition for the first time in Perth at this Saturday’s Aeroflow Outlaw Nitro Funny Car event at Perth Motorplex. Leahy is more well known for keeping crowds entertained with 160kmh wheelies as the driver of the Nitro Sheriff wheelstander, an exhibition car that follows the series…

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JK’s streak continues at the USA vs WA Sprintcar Muster

Jason Kendrick led from start to finish to claim the fourth and final round of the Wormall Civil USA v WA Sprintcar Speedweek at the Perth Motorplex on Sunday night. He won the 30-lap final from American Dominic Scelzi, Trent Pigdon, Brad Maiolo and the second American – Brian Brown. Kendrick won two of the four…

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Discovery Parks Woodman Point supports Super Street

Discovery Parks Woodman Point has joined Perth Motorplex to support the Super Street bracket as part of the WA Drag Racing Championship Series. With their beautiful park on Woodman Point, just ten minutes north of Perth Motorplex, Discovery Parks Woodman Point is a great place to stay for events. For race teams seeking accommodation, Woodman…

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Scelzi scores first Australian podium

Dominic Scelzi recorded his first career podium finish in Australia during only his fourth career Sprintcar race overseas. The Fresno, Calif., resident, who battled for podiums before bad luck ended his first two starts earlier this month, produced a pair of strong results while driving for Wormall Motorsport this week during the first two rounds…

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Mitchell mustered into double duty

Mitchell Wormall will be one of the busiest drivers at the USA vs WA Sprintcar Muster on New Year’s Day at Perth Motorplex, contesting both the Sprintcar Speedweek and the 360 Sprintcar division on the same night. It is not the first time that the 19 year old Mundijong driver has done double duty, as…

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JK beats the USA

Jason Kendrick and Cameron Gessner banged the boards for lap after lap in the latter stages of the Sprintcar feature race at Perth Motorplex on Tuesday night. After stalking the race leader for some time and asking the question on a couple of occasions, Kendrick made a pass that stuck and set up the win…

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Haynes jets to quickest time at Night of Fire

American Chuck Haynes might still have his 300mph moustache in tact, but it is looking more and more in danger with each run he makes. Haynes went 293mph (472kmh) on Boxing Day at Perth Motorplex during a 5.47sec pass, the quickest of the event. While Haynes is no stranger to 300mph runs, additional safety equipment…

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