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The biggest nitro event in Australia since March took place at Perth Motorplex on January 2 as the Nitro Slam combined the BME WA Nitro Championship, Nitro Bikes and the Summer Slam.
The second round of the WA Drag Racing Championship took place on November 28, with Daniel Gregorini making an amazing comeback to win round two of the Summer Slam in his Camaro Top Doorslammer.
After a long 8 month break due to COVID-19 and few false starts with the finishing of the brand new all-concrete racing surface at Sydney Dragway, competition race vehicles had their first shot and the new track last weekend.
The Summer Slam lived up to its name on Saturday at Perth Motorplex during its opening round of the season.
South Australia’s drag racing scene is back up and running thanks to the efforts of Whyalla’s Steel City Drag Club, who ran the first round of their Club Championship on Saturday.
More new machines have broken cover at Perth Motorplex in the final open test and tune before the season proper begins.
Most race teams head to the track with one goal in mind – winning – but when Wayne Keys and Keys Family Motorsport appear at Perth Motorplex for the Shannons Insurance Power Palooza this Saturday, they go in aiming to make a whole bunch of new people interested in drag racing too.