New green machine cuts through the controversy!

Outlaw Radial is home to the wildest new rides at Perth Motorplex, mixing high horsepower engines with street-style tyres to produce exciting racing at every turn. One of the most anticipated new cars this season was the McClure Family’s ‘Slime Time II’ Holden Torana, powered by a Ford Barra six cylinder. The controversial mix of…

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Championship drama builds for Super Sportsman Showdown!

The WA Super Sportsman Showdown this Saturday will see state drag racing championships begin to really take shape as the season moves into its second half. The closest battles are to be found in two similarly named divisions – Modified and Modified Bike – where less than a round of racing separates the leaders. Nick…

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Goodyer and Blight Take the Honours

A spirited charge along the high line for the final laps of the Sprintcar Westernapolis feature race on Saturday saw Tasmania’s Jock Goodyer take home a surprise win in his first ever visit to Perth Motorplex. Goodyer had to pass tough Perth driver Jason Kendrick in order to take the chequered flag, but while Kendrick…

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Ellement a Threat

ANYONE who has followed the racing career of Ben Ellement knows he is a gasser. Previously in sedans, and now in sprintcars, Ellement is a master of his craft and is always a threat when he nominates for a speedway show. And this Saturday night’s Westernapolis at the Perth Motorplex, that is round 12 of…

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Game on for Sprintcars!

Five rounds remain in the Maddington Toyota Sprincar Series and it is game on. Heading into the Sprintcar Westernapolis at the Perth Motorplex this Saturday night, defending and two-time series champion Jason Kendrick is in the box seat on 1828 points, but given the very nature of sprintcar racing, that can mean very little. Not…

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History of the Late Model State Title

By DTN Media  It has been a massive season so far for Late Models and it just gets bigger this weekend as a great field of drivers will fight it out for the right to wear the WA#1. That list will be released shortly, but for now it is time to look back over the…

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Hallett is WA Bound

The Maddington Toyota Sprintcar Series will get an influx of fresh faces this Saturday for the Sprintcar Westernapolis at Perth Motorplex and among them is South Australian Brock Hallett, who will be driving the W60 for the J&S Drilling team. Hallett shot to prominence recently at the opening round of World Series Sprintcars at Murray…

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Back to Back for Vosbergen?

Brent Vosbergen, the grandson of the late legend Bert Vosbergen and son of former WA Late Model Champion Craig Vosbergen, will be all fired up to become the first driver to go back-to-back in the WA Late Model Championship since brad Blake in the 08/09 and 09/10 seasons this Saturday at the Perth Motorplex. Vosbergen…

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Parachute scare for Zappia

The fourth round of the WA Summer Slam Series saw a heart-stopping finish on Saturday at Perth Motorplex as veteran racer John Zappia’s braking parachutes failed at over 400kmh. Zappia had just completed a 5.70sec. final round run and deployed his parachutes only to have them separate from the car, leaving him unable to stop…

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