The eight year old who has built a show car

When your eight year old asks if you will help them build a car for Motorvation, what can you say but yes? David Morgan has been a car enthusiast for many years and it seems it is genetic, with son Zane (8) making the request for a car he could work on himself. The family…

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Zappia and Matheson SLAM the opposition

The Home Group WA Nitro Slam was the biggest show so far this season at the Perth Motorplex drag strip as a capacity crowd rolled in on Saturday night to witness an impressive evening of racing courtesy of the best racers from WA and around the country. After all the headlines of Friday night, John…

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A nitro slamming night of drag strip drama

How do you describe night one of Home Group WA Nitro Slam? Record setting? Drama filled? Sheer motortainment is what it was! Let’s start with the numbers because there were some big ones. Arguably one of the greatest runs in the history of Perth Motorplex was made by John Zappia when he reeled off a…

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Nitro newbie claims underdog status

When it comes to the unpredictable world of nitro motorcycle drag racing, being consistent can be just as important as smashing out six second times and 200mph plus top end speeds. Les Holden is hoping that theory will work out for him with his debut in the ANDRA Top Fuel Motorcycle Championship as part of…

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Miss Motorvation Heat 3 Tonight!

The all important third and final heat of FORDHOLD WRECKERS Miss Motorvation 2015 continues this WEDNESDAY NIGHT, as a nice side-dish to our regular Formula Tech Whoop Ass Wednesday fun!

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Momentum with Begley for Funny Car showdown

Anthony Begley has been a busy drag racer across the new year period, with the Home Group WA Nitro Slam to mark his third event in three weekends and his third different type of Funny Car. Begley will be back at the wheel of ‘Chemical Warfare’, a ‘big show’ Nitro Funny Car owned by Queensland’s…

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Bishop returns to his happy place

Stuart Bishop completed his best ever season in Top Doorslammer in 2014, finishing second in the ANDRA championship – but it ended with a disastrous crash at Sydney Dragway following a transmission failure. When the slippery transmission fluid got under the wheels of his 3000 horsepower Camaro, Bishop was all but a passenger as the…

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Jet Car Max Version Two Point Oh….a smooth show

Jet Car Max Version 2.0 on Friday night was thankfully a much smoother affair than last year’s power outage-affected event, with some quick times from WA’s best drag racers appearing on the timing boards. Big thanks have to go out to all the spectators who made their way back to Perth Motorplex for the second…

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