Mischief gone mainstream

When most people think of burnouts, visions of hoons terrorising neighbourhood streets tend to quickly follow. But for a large and growing segment of the car enthusiast community, burnouts have gone legit. Burnout competitions have long been held as part of car shows such as Motorvation and Summernats, but now stand alone competitions are turning…

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Daum dominates the Magic Man 34

American driver Zach Daum won one of Western Australia’s most prestigious speedway races on Saturday night, taking victory at the Magic Man 34. Daum, from Illinois, was tailed closely by WA favourite Neville Lance but was able to hold on through the 34-lap epic. Things did not start too smoothly for the 25 year old…

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Bradford one to watch in 34 lap thriller

Shaun Bradford knows a thing or two about memorial races and this Saturday night will be looking to add another memorial trophy to his collection at the Perth Motorplex. A lot of attention at the Magic Man 34 will be on the Speedcar division but the finals for the Sprintcars and Late Models will also be…

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Manders ready to make the magic

Kaiden Manders was just 16 years old and a virtual unknown when he won Western Australia’s biggest Speedcar race, the Magic Man 34. Two years later, the now 18 year old apprentice mechanic is coming into the final ever running of the Magic Man 34 event, to be held on Saturday, November 5, in hot…

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Stars and stripes send strong contingent for final Magic Man 34

Four American drivers will be taking on Australia’s best at the $34,000 Magic Man 34 event on November 5 at Perth Motorplex. Two of them have won the event previously including four time victor Davey Ray and 2013 champ Alex Bright. Fellow Americans Zac Daum and Justin Grant will be hoping to add their names…

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Madison renews fan favourite theme

Madison Brown’s slick new Junior Dragster will carry a theme familiar to long time drag racing fans, serving as the latest incarnation of the ‘Boston Strangler’. Madison’s father Ian imported the stunning ‘Boston Strangler’ Top Alcohol Funny Car (below) in the nineties and it became one of the quickest supercharged cars in WA during its…

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New general admission section improves drag strip viewing

Want to see your favourite drag racers in action at a value price? Why not try the new general admission section? Now extending to the end of the ‘Snake Pit’, the general admission section viewing is now much improved on the drag strip side of Perth Motorplex and the best part is that tickets for…

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