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08 Nov
Bikes Back at Barbs in 2019!

AC says: “Well done to all involved. It’s been a long and tiresome journey. Let’s stop bitching and get behind the Return of Bikes, and the Motorbike fraternity, to Barbs in 2019. Cheers.” JOINT MEDIA RELEASE WA SPORTING CAR CLUB INC. and MOTORCYCLING WESTERN AUSTRALIA Following the return of recreational motorcycle activities to Barbagallo Raceway…

25 Oct
Stunning Weekend Forecast for Collie Bikes

Images: Graeme J Howie, Sport Pixx Sport Photography. We all know it can get seriously chilly down Collie way, south of Perth.   But not this weekend! The forecast is for fabulous weather Saturday and Sunday to watch motorbikes and sidecars from the Historic Competition Motorcycle Club of WA whizzing around Collie Motorplex. “Gates open from 9.00am…

23 Oct
Support Your Club

Check out the Motorcycle Racing Club of Western Australia Membership offer: https://mcrcwa.com.au/cms/index.php/join/2018-membership-form?fbclid=IwAR1SgARQq6qThCRINlutQx3R5jCdD1tS24r3x3pwu7IUWxrq_zatAen0TDA EDITED by AC

02 Nov
Aaron Love Chasing F4 Title

Aaron Love, Jayden Ojeda, Ryan Suhle, Lochie Hughes on the podium in Sydney. Image:  Rhys Vandersyde  Perth’s AARON LOVE is sitting third on the CAMS PAYCE Australian Formula 4 Championship as the fleet heads to New Zealand this weekend for the grand final. Aaron finished second to series leader Jayden Ojeda at the penultimate round at Sydney…

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: https://www.cams.com.au/about/about-cams/cams-motor-sport-awards/cams-state-awards We’ll close off ticketing this Thursday 4pm.     Those who have purchased tickets already, thank…

11 Nov
Zara Board wins for lost little sister Anita

Tommy Turic, Zara Board and their families and crews . Image: Automotive Event Images. AMAZING VICTORY HONOURS ANITA BOARD Perth’s Zara Board has taken the Summit Racing Equipment Junior Dragster victory at South Coast Raceway yesterday in Portland, Victoria on the eve of  the first anniversary of her little sister’s passing. Eight–year–old Anita Board passed away…

08 Nov
Bikes Back at Barbs in 2019!

AC says: “Well done to all involved. It’s been a long and tiresome journey. Let’s stop bitching and get behind the Return of Bikes, and the Motorbike fraternity, to Barbs in 2019. Cheers.” JOINT MEDIA RELEASE WA SPORTING CAR CLUB INC. and MOTORCYCLING WESTERN AUSTRALIA Following the return of recreational motorcycle activities to Barbagallo Raceway…

07 Nov
New Ford Mustang Supercar unveiled

Queensland Raceway Gets first glimpse Next stop: Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit later this week after its private debut at QR, Ipswich, sporting its tasty camouflage livery. It’s all down to the hard yakka of DJR Team Penske’s hot homologation squad during past months, working with in tandem with Tickford Racing and US counterparts Ford…

11 Nov
Zara Board wins for lost little sister Anita

Tommy Turic, Zara Board and their families and crews . Image: Automotive Event Images. AMAZING VICTORY HONOURS ANITA BOARD Perth’s Zara Board has taken the Summit Racing Equipment Junior Dragster victory at South Coast Raceway yesterday in Portland, Victoria on the eve of  the first anniversary of her little sister’s passing. Eight–year–old Anita Board passed away…

31 Oct
Portland Drags Coming Up

Jason Arbery in action at the Sunset Strip Nats. Image: Automotive Event Images. If Victorian Jason Arbery can race to the Top Sportsman finals at South Coast Raceway’s South Coast Nationals event next weekend (November 10 and 11), it will make six straight finals’ appearances for the reigning champion and John Storm Memorial Award holder….

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…

22 Oct
AN AMAZING EVENT for AMAZING PEOPLE

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⚡️https://www.facebook.com/events/665147787174105/?ti=icl 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…

09 Nov
Kym’s Illman’s Take on Brazil

2018 BRAZILIAN GRAND PRIX PRE-RACE BLOG EDITED by AC

03 Nov
How good is Lewis Hamilton?

Feature image:  Kym Illman. Lewis is still 20 wins behind Michael Schumacher! Please click on the link below for a formula1.com piece, with comments from two fine writers Laurence Barretto and David Tremayne, which add an interesting perspective to an ongoing debate https://www.formula1.com/en/latest/article.the-debate-should-hamilton-now-be-considered-the-greatest-of-all-time.6P9M9FINCEqYOSEumUqqIS.html?utm_medium=email&utm_source=Ogilvy&utm_campaign=684412_20181102_Non-RaceWeekend_LiveTimingNon-Users&utm_keyword=Driver_Hamilton&dm_i=4JQW,EO3G,34ZYVN,1NV9J,1 What do you think? EDITED by AC

26 Oct
Dan Ric’s the Man: Go Daniel!

Get ready for the Mexican Grand Prix, courtesy of Perth’s very own gun F1 lensman, KYM ILLMAN. KYMILLMAN.COM 2018 MEXICAN GRAND PRIX PRE-RACE BLOG – Kym Illman This is the 3rd-last race of 2019 and today was media day at the Mexico City track. The Day of the Dead plays a huge part at this…

25 May
Albany Ready to Rock!

Image: TRACKSNAP PHOTOGRAPHY “Around the Houses” Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd June 2018 Make sure you click on links below: https://www.facebook.com/photo.php? For entrant applications see VSCCWA Website. O.r 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 vicki@albanyclassic.com For 2018 Exhibitor Form…

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 – www.carstereo.com.au – 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. www.jetsprintwa.com.au/ 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: www.downanddirtyshow.com   EDITED by AC (Let me know what you think). sebi@bigpond.net.au

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…

12 Nov
Rally Australia Finale Down To The Wire

Eli Evans and Ben Searcy Image: CAMS/Aaron Wishart. West Australians in the Mix at WRC Coffs Harbour It’s come down to the wire for the 2018 FIA World Rally Championship to be decided at the grand finale, the Kennards Hire Rally Australia, on the Coffs Coast this coming weekend.   The winner-takes-all final is the most…

17 Sep
RallyWA Media Release

John O’Dowd/Stephen Oxley take 2018 title. Image: Tim Allott Finally! O’Dowd wins WA State Rally Championship  new.rallywa.com 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,…

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,…

07 Nov
New Ford Mustang Supercar unveiled

Queensland Raceway Gets first glimpse Next stop: Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit later this week after its private debut at QR, Ipswich, sporting its tasty camouflage livery. It’s all down to the hard yakka of DJR Team Penske’s hot homologation squad during past months, working with in tandem with Tickford Racing and US counterparts Ford…

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…

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