Modified Maiden Ready To Make Her Mark

When Andrew Katavatis and the Beach Bomb Outlaw Nitro Funny Car thunder down the Perth Motorplex drag strip, you might have seen a very enthusiastic supporter watching from behind and cheering on its driver. That would be Michelle Katavatis, not just the loving wife of Andrew but also a capable drag racer in her own…

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Drag Radial Class to Spark Night of Fire

Western Australian drag racing fans will get to see a fresh category of racing as part of the Night of Fire at Perth Motorplex on December 30, with the APSA Outlaw Radial class hitting the track. Combining street cars on radial tyres with high horsepower engines, spectators can expect some wild runs from the varied…

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Haynes, planes and jet-powered automobiles

If there is an international driver in motorsport who has been to Australia more than Billings, Montana-based Chuck Haynes, we’d like to find them. The 66 year old jet dragster racer has been visiting Perth and the rest of ‘down under’ for the past 24 years and he estimates he has made 50 trips between…

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