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10 Sep
Fenati’s Contract Terminated

MotoGP™🇸🇲🏁   19:17 – 9 Sep 2018 Romano Fenati’s contract with the Marinelli Snipers Team has been terminated following the incident on Sunday that saw the Italian suspended from two Grands Prix.   Marinelli Snipers Team confirm the end to the relationship between the two and apologise to fans. The team published the following statement: “Here we…

31 Jul
Track Action at Barbagallo Raceway

There seems to be much misinformation, or fake news, out there about Track Action at Barbagallo Raceway and the return of motorbike activities to the circuit from August 24, 2018.    If you have the slightest interest in what’s happening – now, and in the future – I urge you to continue reading.     And…

20 Jul
Bikes Back at Barbagallo Raceway- WASCC

  July 20, 2018 -T he WASCC today confirmed the Bikes are Back at Barbagallo.   Janine Nuttall’s image above of WA racer Matt Price. MOTORCYCLE ACTIVITIES TO RETURN TO BARBAGALLO   The West Australian Sporting Car Club (WASCC) and Barbagallo Raceway are pleased to announce that motorcycle activity is returning to the track with national…

23 Feb
Learn How to Handle Your Ride

  You can learn how to really handle your car. At Barbagallo Raceway – March 15. “Get better acquainted with handling/braking of your car.”   “It’s my favourite part of my job where I get to hang out on the track with my friends and get others hooked on the drug we know as motor…

09 Jan
CAMS AWARDS January 30

You Don’t Want to  Miss This! Just a reminder that if you are intending on purchasing tickets to the Western Australian Motor Sport Awards, we’re fast approaching the final deadline to do so.     You can purchase tickets from: We’ll close off ticketing this Thursday 4pm.     Those who have purchased tickets already, thank…

12 Dec
Awards Night Friday Dec 15

Image: Michael Grogan’s classy ride. EDITED by AC

09 Oct
Blancpain GT Series Asia Finale

Aidan targets Blancpain GT Series Asia podium with Craft-Bamboo Racing at Ningbo Aidan Read is in a bullish mind-set heading to the double-header at Ningbo International Speedpark that concludes the Blancpain GT Series Asia campaign, having secured a season-best fifth place finish last time out at Shanghai International Circuit. Yet to turn 20, Aidan already…

07 Oct
Jordan Love wins at Bathurst

Outright victory at Mount Panorama was a fitting result for the Bob Jane T-Marts-sponsored rookie Jordan Love in the final race of the penultimate 2018 Porsche Wilson Security Carrera Cup Australia round.  Meanwhile a race three win handed Tim Miles his second-straight TAG Heuer Pro-Am round win at Bathurst. After placing third and second in…

06 Oct
Porsche Wilson Security Carrera Cup Australia

Wall wins dramatic Bathurst opener, Grove secures endurance crown Reigning champion David Wall has successfully navigated a chaotic opening Porsche Wilson Security Carrera Cup Australia race at Bathurst to take his second race win of the season, while TAG Heuer Pro-Am race victory secured Stephen Grove the Pro-Am class Endurance Cup title. The action-filled race…

24 Sep
Mildura’s Sunset Strip Nats Huge Success

STUNNING SUNSET STRIP NATS STORMS TO A CLOSE 23 September, 2018 Above, Alex Panagiotidis in action. All images: Automotive Event Images. Racers have heralded round three of the 18/19 Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series, the Sunset Strip Nationals, a huge success at the weekend following its conclusion in Mildura. Particularly pleased with the weekend were…

30 Jul
2018-19 National Drag Racing Calendar

Perth Motorplex hosts three rounds in the just released 2018-19 national drag racing calendar.    The Australian National Drag Racing Association (ANDRA) confirmed nine-rounds for the Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series, including the first two successfully completed in the Northern Territory earlier in July. By the time the championship chase winds up in Perth next April,…

12 Nov

PERTH MOTORPLEX INCIDENT ANDRA statement – The Australian National Drag Racing Association is deeply saddened to confirm the passing of Junior Dragster competitor Anita Board following an on track incident during an event held at the Perth Motorplex on the 11th of November. Everyone at ANDRA extends their sincere and deepest condolences to Anita’s family,…

22 Oct

Barbagallo Raceway – Sunday, December 16 And it’s all FREE! Drift-Ability is a community event for young adults with a disability/special needs, aged 16-25,  to allow them to experience the extraordinary thrill of what it’s like to ride in a drift car. If you know anyone up for the challenge of joining a talented team…

17 Sep
Drifting – Feet Only!

Never been to a drift event? Then THIS is one to be at. FREE entry for WASCC Members! ⚡️Driftwest’s Biggest Event⚡️ 💥BATTLEFEST 24/25 NOV💥⚡️Multiple Main Track Layouts⚡️💥DRIFT GAMES 💥DRIFTKHANA💥⚡️BIG ENTRY COMP #BATTLEFEST2018⚡️ Posted by DriftWest on Tuesday, September 11, 2018 If you love Drifting, watch this one! Thanks to Sebastian Chambers for the tip! EDITED…

12 Jan
Always Entertaining

Image: LADY ASH Barbagallo Raceway Rocks!     THE FIRST SATURDAY DRIFT PRACTICE FOR 2018 All drifting madness on the huge main track of Barbagallo Raceway! The infield will also be open for trainees with custom layouts. The best of both worlds in one night! GET ALL YOUR PRACTICE IN BEFORE THE OUTLAW SERIES, SUNDAY…

22 Oct

  Those delightful Dallas Cowgirls are featured above by gun Aussie Formula One lensman Kym Illman (below) from Perth, whose stunning images we’ve been fortunate enough to enjoy here throughout the F1 season.  Kym was well rugged up for the unseasonal wintry weather on Friday October 19, 2018, in the lovely ladies’ hometown. Image: Jerry Andre….

16 Oct
United States F1 Grand Prix

Images: KYMILLMAN.COM Toto’s take on Austin Odds are pretty good Lewis Hamilton will be crowned 2018 Formula One Champion.   In fact if the Brit wins in Austin this weekend and Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel is not second, the Mercedes driver will take the title with three races still to run.   A case, perhaps, of one hand…

25 Sep
Dan Ricciardo back for Eagles clash

Daniel Ricciardo spotted back home in Perth from Singapore to visit family and watch his favorite football team play a crucial match (see Christian Ball‘s pic above, from Optus Oval on Saturday), before heading to Sochi for this weekend’s Russian Grand Prix. Dan’s pretty chuffed about his move to Renault next season, even though the French…

25 May
Albany Ready to Rock!

Image: TRACKSNAP PHOTOGRAPHY “Around the Houses” Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd June 2018 Click on links below: For entrant applications see VSCCWA Website or click for entry form, Albany sup regs, Hillclimb sup regs For past results visit Natsoft Website    For Festival enquiries see Facebook , or contact Vicki on 0417 269 477 or For 2018 Exhibitor Form click here to download. EDITED by…

19 Apr
Drifting, Burnout Comp, Drags Demo, Car Show

  The 2018 Wanneroo 300 Enduro will highlight the action-packed Perth Motorsport Festival at Barbagallo Raceway on Sunday,  December 9. A powerhouse programme features Drift cars, Burnout comp – with Burnout and Drag demos down the Main Straight – Car shows, heaps of activities for the kids – including bouncy castles and face painting.   And…

04 Apr
Northam Motorsport Festival

Image: Shire of Northam  THIS WEEKEND’s Northam Motorsport Festival is a free event for all ages. It attracts some of the finest machinery in the country as their talented drivers take to the main streets of the picturesque  town,  100kms from Perth.   Those historic streets morph into a circuit with classic racing cars competing in…

30 Jul
2018-19 National Drag Racing Calendar

Perth Motorplex hosts three rounds in the just released 2018-19 national drag racing calendar.    The Australian National Drag Racing Association (ANDRA) confirmed nine-rounds for the Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series, including the first two successfully completed in the Northern Territory earlier in July. By the time the championship chase winds up in Perth next April,…

29 Jul
Global Motorsports this coming week

Supercars Under Lights!   Global  motorsports this coming week include Supercars Under Lights from Sydney, Porsche Carrera Cup, MotoGP from the Czech Republic, NASCAR from the Watkins Glen road circuit, MCRC trackdayz and bike racing, Karts, and World Touring Cars from Argentina . SCHOOL TERM THREE – WESTERN AUSTRALIA July 16 – September 21 Western Australia  Australia + Google…

23 Jul
Global Events This Week

Your Global Events calendar this coming week, July 23-29, 2018. SCHOOL TERM THREE – WESTERN AUSTRALIA July 16 – September 21 Western Australia Australia + Google Map Find out more WASCC Members Tuning Night July 25 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm ALL Members of the West Australian Sporting Car Club are welcome at these Tuning Nights. Find out more »…

17 Oct
Supercars’ Todd Kelly does Superboats

BEHIND THE WHEEL OF 222 OFFSHORE Nissan Motorsport Team owner Todd Kelly swaps the track for the water next week when he takes the wheel of the Class One Superboat, 222 Offshore. Powered by twin 750HP engines, the 12m Offshore Powerboat hits the water in the last round of the Australian Offshore Superboat Championships in Hervey Bay,…

15 Feb
Brilliant JetSprint action

Round 7 Racing February 17 4pm-9pm GRANT LAUTERBACH is a savvy Perth businessman – – and an ultra-classy lensman.   Check out his extraordinary skills in this incredible action from the West Coast JetSprint championships at Baldivis Jet Sprint Park. Now watch it in REAL TIME!   For Upcoming Events, check out  http://localhost/2018/wp_adrian/events/ EDITED by AC…

11 Feb
JetSprints Cancelled Feb 11 – Foul Weather Takes its Toll on WA Sporting Events

February 11 event CANCELLED Image: GRANT LAUTERBACH Click on jetsprintwa

07 Apr
RIP Kyle Adkins

KYLE ADKINS, far right, in his younger days. Image: Courtesy FRANK VIOLA. FRANK VIOLA from Karting Western Australia reports on the passing of a legend. “WORD CAME ACROSS today this morning of the passing of Kyle Adkins. The legendary karter went in his sleep, confirmed by his son Brandon Adkins. Kyle recently had heart surgery,…

25 Mar
Well Done, Sam Dicker!

Image: GREG DICKER, flatout karts Greg Dicker 8 hrs View on Instagram COULDN’T BE MORE PROUD OF SAM, qualifying P1 in tag light by .5 and P2 in KZ. Very strong showing from flatout drivers, pole in several classes. — at Midwest Kart Club. EDITED by AC.

25 Mar
Well Done, Sam Dicker!

Image: GREG DICKER, flatout karts Greg Dicker 8 hrs View on Instagram COULDN’T BE MORE PROUD OF SAM, qualifying P1 in tag light by .5 and P2 in KZ. Very strong showing from flatout drivers, pole in several classes. — at Midwest Kart Club. EDITED by AC.

17 Sep
Off-Road Racing is excitement plus!

We’re seriously into Off-Road excitement. Hope you are too, so check this out:   EDITED by AC (Let me know what you think).

12 Jun
WA Results from Finke Desert Race

The 2017 Finke Desert Rally featured 138 entrants in the Car and Buggy division.    WA was well represented and, like plenty of others racers, many entrants had DNFs.  Those West Aussies who did finish had the following overall results: Of the 19 starters in the Extreme 2WD division (highly modified) 1st    OBR BEAU…

10 Jun
The Finke’s on This Weekend

Images:  Tatts Finke Desert Race. West Aussies Show the Way!    WA’s Travis Robinson and his co-driver Trent Anthony (above) have blitzed the 130 strong car field in the Prologue to decide the start order for this weekend’s 2017 Tatts Finke Desert Race. Robinson took ‘pole’, powering his #13 Jimco OBR Nissan 3500cc  to a remarkable time of…

17 Sep
RallyWA Media Release

John O’Dowd/Stephen Oxley take 2018 title. Image: Tim Allott Finally! O’Dowd wins WA State Rally Championship EDITED by AC

01 Aug
Make Smoking History Targa West

Young tarmac rally driver Cody Harris (below, with co-driver Jacob Zurzolo) is ticking next week’s Make Smoking History Targa West off his bucket list 12 months sooner than expected due to the generosity of fellow entrant Andy van Kann. Andy,  a regular Targa West competitor, and his co-driver Madelin Kirkhouse opted for the shorter format,…

30 May
RallyWA Fires Up at Boddington

All smiles from Andy van Kann. Image: CMR Photographic.   Get set for Sunday’s MRF Tyres Boddington Rally, the third round of the Onslow Contracting Western Australian Rally Championship.    Thirty-five competitors will tackle eight stages over 130.72 competitive kilometres in and around Boddington, some 130 kms southeast of Perth. Only 56 points separate the top three…

10 Sep
Brooke Tatnell wins in USA

Nice to see Aussie Brooke Tatnell (pictured below) at last win a BIG race!  Congrats to Rico on his GOLD CUP victory, that little race track has provided some great races over the years.  I won my last WoO main event there in 1983 at the prelim for the GOLD CUP, a lifetime ago…” Shane ‘KIT‘ Carson <THE OKLAHOMA SPEED ACE> …

28 Jun
Keith “Super” Mann Gets Gong

KEITH MANN with Speedway Australia board member GAVIN MIGRO. Image: Matthew Paul Photography Speedway Australia 2018 Hall of Fame Inductee, KEITH MANN. “An Australian Championship at Speedway Park, South Australia, another at Avalon Speedway, Victoria in 1982, then a third title at Northline Speedway, Darwin in 1984, makes Keith Mann a very special West Australian driver. …

07 Jun
Ash and Sprintcars at Ellenbrook, WA

Ready for Fun in the Mud? Come and Join Us on June 24! “SUPER EXCITED to announce we’re racing a Sprintcar in the Winter Series at Ellenbrook Speedway.    The series is designed for newcomers – perfect for us,  as it’s  our first Sprintcar meeting.    Over the past 4 months Matt, Timothy, Kyle, Colin,…

11 Oct
Night Supercars Race for Perth

SUPERCARS CONFIRMS FOUR EVENTS IN VICTORIA, ADDS PERTH NIGHT RACE Supercars has announced its 2019 Virgin Australia Supercars Championship calendar with a continued mix of the familiar for current fans and changes for the new. Whilst the season starts and ends in Adelaide and Newcastle once again, Victorian fans have plenty to cheer about as…

10 Sep
Old-school paint scheme for Sandown Raceway

September 10th, 2018: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Milwaukee Racing duo Will and Alex Davison return to Sandown Raceway sporting an old-school paint scheme this weekend for the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship annual retro round. No stranger to success at the circuit, Will Davison will be looking to draw on his 2009 Sandown success for inspiration this…

19 Jul
Aaron Love Tackles QR

AARON LOVE is aiming to follow fellow West Aussie Nick Rowe’s feat at Round three of this weekend’s 2018 CAMS PAYCE Australian Formula 4 Championship. Nick won at Queensland Raceway on his way to the 2017 F4 title.     Aaron currently sits fourth with 87 Championship points in his #78 Team BRM-Coco’s drive.     He leads this…