Judgement day a relaxed affair for MV30

When it comes time for judging at Motorvation 30, Matt Gilkes said he can’t wait to have a chat with entrants and get an up close look at their pride and joy. Gilkes has 14 years of experience judging for shows like Summernats and MotorEx and said when the judges arrive to look a car…

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Trade a Nitro Slam for a Night of Fire!

Following the weather affected Home Group WA Nitro Slam, patrons who attended the event on the Saturday are invited to bring their ticket to the Night of Fire on December 28 to get in for half price. It will be a great night featuring jet dragsters and fireworks, and hopefully this time the only thunder…

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The glamorous side of Motorvation 30

A favourite part of Motorvation for many years now has been the Miss Motorvation pageant, searching for a beautiful woman who knows her stuff about the street machine and hot rod lifestyle to represent Motorvation for the next year. Three heats take place at Formula Tech WhoopAss Wednesday in the lead up to Motorvation to decide the…

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The home of nitro and slammers!

The remainder of pro eliminations for the Home Group WA Nitro Slam at Perth Motorplex are to be completed in February following a trying weekend with the weather – but there were plenty of highlights and fun along the way. The day opened with qualifying sessions for Pro Slammer and Top Bike as part of…

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400 Thunder washed out in the west

After two days of intense drag racing action, but also battles with the weather, the Home Group WA Nitro Slam was cut short by a late rain shower on Saturday night. With track temperature rapidly falling, the track was not able to be dried safely and the decision was made to bring an early end…

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Home Group WA Nitro Slam sets early pace before rain

The Home Group WA Nitro Slam produced some early 400 Thunder action before rain brought an early end to the night’s proceedings. We almost managed to get the second qualifying session of Pro Slammer in here at the Home Group WA Nitro Slam but unfortunately the rain started to fall. Racing will start again tomorrow at…

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O’Rourke aims for 402 at 400 Thunder

Ex-pat West Aussie Grant O’Rourke will take on a gauntlet of 14 other Pro Slammer competitors at the Perth Motorplex’s Home Group WA Nitro Slam event this weekend – but he has a personal target in mind. “We want to crack the 250 miles per hour (approx. 402kmh) barrier and every race meeting is an opportunity for us…

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Drew determined after Sydney drama

Mark Drew might have won the recent East Coast Nationals at Sydney Dragway but it came at a price, with the rider of the Perth Harley Davidson Top Bike sending his motor into flames. Drew is back to compete in this weekend’s Home Group WA Nitro Slam at Perth Motorplex as part of the second…

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