November 11, 2018
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…

October 31, 2018
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….

September 24, 2018
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…

July 30, 2018
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,…

November 12, 2017

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,…

October 25, 2017
Speedway/Drags Season Grand Opening!

Shannon’s “Powerpalooza” This weekend’s Perth Motorplex season grand  opening is set to thrill  fans with a monster schedule.      It features all your favourite action brackets of drag racing and super speedway – with The Flying Formula 500s, Harris Engines Wingless Sprints and more hitting the dirt oval throughout the night.      Plus…

January 3, 2017
Nitro, Nitro and more Nitro at Motorplex Saturday

It’s Nitro, Nitro and more Nitro at one of the greatest drag racing shows on the planet hits Perth this Saturday, January 7 as the Aeroflow Outlaw Nitro Funny Cars circus rolls back into Western Australia. The semitrailer convoy is en route to Perth Motorplex to deliver a smorgasbord of Outlaw Nitro Funny Cars and Wheelstanders,…

November 27, 2016
John Zappia primed for SA Summer Nationals

ANDRA Drag Racing: John Zappia slams his Fuchs Monaro at Perth Motorplex. Image: Grant Stephens/Drag News Australia.   JUST last week John Zappia set a new Perth Motorplex track record speed for Top Doorslammer, clocking 256.38 mph. While Peter Kapiris holds the National Record at 258.42 mph, Bibra Lake’s Zappia is closing in on that…

November 23, 2016
ANDRA Drag Racing: Four National Records Set at Calder Park

Daniel Camilleri added the 1000ft DD/GA speed record to the ET mark he set in 2014. Image: Tim Baker, ANDRA   Four 1000 feet National Records set at the Rowe Memorial Super Stock Classic at Calder Park Raceway November 19.   CALDER PARK, November 19:  Daniel Camilleri set a new speed mark for DD/GA reaching…