AUSTRALIA’S TOP SHOW CAR JOINS MOTORVATION 32

The greatest show car Australia has ever seen will be hitting Motorvation 32 – and this time it will be rolling! Western Australia’s Chris Bitmead lived out a dream when he built XBOSS, a 1976 Ford Falcon XB Coupe that has been customised in almost every way. Bitmead is well acquainted with Motorvation, having been…

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Separovich’s burnout return has Motorvation 32 fans salivating!

When it comes to supercharged burnouts, George Separovich was combining tyre smoke and blower whine before it was cool. Now he is back with a vengeance in NUTTR, a Holden Commodore with a ridiculously big PSI supercharger towering above the bonnet. Motorvation 32, taking place from January 27 to 28 at Perth Motorplex, will mark…

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NITRO SLAM BRINGS HORSEPOWER HEAVEN TO PERTH MOTORPLEX

The Nitro Slam at Perth Motorplex brought out all manner of nitro-breathing vehicles for an entertaining night of drag racing on Saturday. The two big hitters on the property were Mark Sheehan and Anthony Begley, taking on each other with their 10,000 horsepower Nitro Funny Cars. Sheehan came away with two wins from the three…

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So what is a Funny Car anyway?

We know they are excitement packed machines (and will be racing this Saturday, January 20 at the NITRO SLAM), but these fan favourite race cars also have one of the longest histories in drag racing. It was the 1960s when motors from Top Fuel dragsters began to be transplanted into sedans with altered chassis by…

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Top ten entries to watch at the Nitro Slam!

  The Nitro Slam is upon us for another season at Perth Motorplex and this drag racing show has been filled to the brim with the best drag racers the state can offer – and plenty of nitro, of course! Here is our list of the vehicles you should take a closer look at on…

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Begley back for Battle

When the 10,000 horsepower Chemical Warfare Nitro Funny Car returns to Perth Motorplex for the Nitro Slam on Saturday January 20, it will do so armed for bear. The last time Anthony Begley was in the seat of the 500kph-capable Funny Car he was in Pomona, California, where the team competed at the NHRA World…

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