Wear orange and Salute the General this Saturday

‘The General’ John Day is the very definition of a speedway icon. There would be few motorsport fans in Western Australia who could recall a time when the iconic orange utes haven’t been a part of speedway racing in Perth. This Saturday night’s Salute the General event will be the first commemoration of John Day…

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Brothers go one-two in Scardifields Smash Repairs King of Wings

Brad Maiolo won his second straight Scardifields Smash Repairs King of Wings title at Perth Motorplex on Saturday night, claiming the 40-lap Sprintcar feature race from brother Jamie, with Lee Nash third. Brad started on the front row next to Jason Kendrick in the unique race that featured an infield pitstop after the first 20…

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Hot foot Danny Porter arrives into Perth

The Northern Territory’s Danny Porter is coming westward to the Scardifields Smash Repairs King of Wings with ambition that not even a burned up leg can stop. Porter was racing at the NT Titles in August and had just finished in third place when his Sprintcar burst into flames, delivering some pretty nasty burns to…

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Strategy vital to be crowned King

One of the most unique speedway races in WA is coming this Saturday with the running of the Scardifields Smash Repair King of Wings at Perth Motorplex. The 40-lap Sprintcar epic is an endurance test for drivers but it comes with a pit stop at the 20 lap mark. There teams will have the opportunity…

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Ellement ready for King of Wings

In his return to sprintcar racing last year Ben Ellement went close on a number of occasions to winning feature races. Unfortunately the script didn’t play out the way Ellement intended it and history shows that on most of those occasions he posted a painful DNF. But the start to the 2016-17 season has been…

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Perth Motorplex secures corporate support

Perth Motorplex has welcomed two new sponsors to the fold, the first since VenuesWest took over as interim operator on 1 July 2016. Caltex and All Flags Signs and Banners have committed to the Kwinana Beach venue with Caltex entering its first official partnership with VenuesWest. All Flags Signs and Banners are expanding their current…

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Daum dominates the Magic Man 34

American driver Zach Daum won one of Western Australia’s most prestigious speedway races on Saturday night, taking victory at the Magic Man 34. Daum, from Illinois, was tailed closely by WA favourite Neville Lance but was able to hold on through the 34-lap epic. Things did not start too smoothly for the 25 year old…

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Bradford one to watch in 34 lap thriller

Shaun Bradford knows a thing or two about memorial races and this Saturday night will be looking to add another memorial trophy to his collection at the Perth Motorplex. A lot of attention at the Magic Man 34 will be on the Speedcar division but the finals for the Sprintcars and Late Models will also be…

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Manders ready to make the magic

Kaiden Manders was just 16 years old and a virtual unknown when he won Western Australia’s biggest Speedcar race, the Magic Man 34. Two years later, the now 18 year old apprentice mechanic is coming into the final ever running of the Magic Man 34 event, to be held on Saturday, November 5, in hot…

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Stars and stripes send strong contingent for final Magic Man 34

Four American drivers will be taking on Australia’s best at the $34,000 Magic Man 34 event on November 5 at Perth Motorplex. Two of them have won the event previously including four time victor Davey Ray and 2013 champ Alex Bright. Fellow Americans Zac Daum and Justin Grant will be hoping to add their names…

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