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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360 Sprintcar Review from this weekend!

TWO things came out of round 7 of the 360 Power Series at the Perth Motorplex on Sunday night. Troy Lawson continues to have a consistent year behind the wheel of the 21 machine and Tom Payet proved , that despite only his second night behind the wheel of a 360 sprintcar, he can drive just about anything.…

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410 Sprintcars wrap up!

CONGRATULATIONS to Shaun Bradford for winning round 10 of the AHG Sprintcar Series at the Perth Motorplex on Saturday night. He won the 30-lap final from Jamie Maiolo and Jason Kendrick and in doing so became the first driver this season to win more than one feature race in the series. Bradford also claimed the first round, at the Motorplex, back…

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Erb wins Night Two!

American Tyler Erb has won the feature race for the second round of the Di Candilo Steel City Nationals tonight at the Perth Motorplex and in the process extended the winless streak of Aussies in the Invasion Tour features. Erb became the fifth American to win a Late Model feature at the Perth Motorplex in…

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Fitzgerald wins the Nationals

American Jason Fitzgerald has tonight driven nothing less than an epic race to grab the Di Candilo Steel City Late Model Nationals at the Perth Motorplex. Fitzgerald, who earlier set Quicktime to open up the night and recorded second and third placings in his heats, would start out of position two alongside the impressive New…

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