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12 Dec

Mandatory for all from 2020  Rain lights will become mandatory for all vehicles competing in race events from 2020, with competitors encouraged to begin using them from 1 January 2019 onwards. This applies to all race events on closed circuits across all levels of motor sport. Whilst previously reserved only for first category vehicles, or…

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…

21 Jan
Brabham is Stadium Super Trucks Champion

Above, Stadium SUPER Trucks in action at Barbagallo Raceway. Image: GRANT LAUTERBACH US-based Australian Matt Brabham added to his diverse list of championship victories when he clinched his maiden Stadium SUPER Trucks title at the weekend’s Race of Champions in Mexico City. After dominating the season, where he finished every event on the podium, Brabham…

18 Jan
Barbagallo Raceway set for stellar year

A tough job very well done The WA Sporting Car Club management – led by President Russell Sewell and GM Andrew Stachewicz – is to be congratulated on its stirling efforts to make the changes necessary to the Barbagallo Raceway circuit that allow the motorbike community to continue to enjoy this great facility. WASCC President…

11 Jan

There are very few smarter minds in Australian motorsport than Triple Eight Race Engineering’s ROLAND DANE.   So it should surprise no one the team pounced on GARTH TANDER for the 2019 Pirtek Enduro Cup. The three-time Bathurst 1000 winner will partner Shane van Gisbergen in the #97 Red Bull Holden Racing Team Commodore for the Bathurst…

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

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…

25 Dec
London Mayor reckons London F1 Street Race a chance

AUSTRALIA’s F1 Grand Prix was one of seven races which attracted more than 200,000 fans in 2018, official attendance figures released this week by Formula 1 show. They included Great Britain, Mexico, USA, Singapore, Belgium and Hungary.    The British Grand Prix, which currently is under threat after 2019, had the highest attendance of any race…

12 Dec
The way Formula One used to sound!

And the way it ought to sound in 2019 and beyond! The extraordinary sound of finely tuned racing engine. Thanks to my mate Professor Michael Henderson, a handy racer himself!    Click on the link below. And ENJOY. Ferrari 412T1, beautiful sound!!!!!!!, test at Fiorano 1994 Nicola Larini and Jean Alesi. enjoy!!!!!!! Ferrari 412T1,…

20 Nov
Message to Daniel Ricciardo – A True Blue Aussie Champ

Images:               Just a little note, Daniel, to say a sincere thank you to you and your fellow travellers for a simply thrilling 2018 F1 Season! It didn’t all go your way, mate.   But you can take consolation (if any is needed) that you had little control over the…

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: 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 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 – – 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…

16 Jan
RallyWA: 2018 Presentation Dinner

Your votes are in and counting is underway as the WA Rally Advisory Panel tallies the numbers for the 2018 Awards for the sport’s deserving Officials.  With the ’18 season done and dusted (albeit a little shorter than planned, but hey, burnoffs take priority), the annual Presentation Dinner is just around the corner.   Check with…

18 Nov
Eli Evans, Ben Searcy take Australian Rally Championship

Ben Searcy and Eli Evans, 2018 ARC Champions. Image: Wishart Media. Finn Jari-Matti Latvala has won a dramatic Rally Australia this weekend, around the Coffs Coast in northern New South Wales.    The victory was his first of the FIA World Rally Championship season. And my mate Sébastien Ogier, the French superstar (pictured right), has won a remarkable…

17 Nov
Senna: As You’ve Never Seen Him Before

From: PIRELLI.COM Think you know all about Ayrton Senna?  Well, here are some cars perhaps you never knew he drove. From asphalt to gravel Get to the Brazilian Grand Prix, and there’s one name that comes instantly to mind: Senna.    Ayrton will be forever associated with Formula 1 in its golden era, but…

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,…

09 Jan

  The inclusion of Richie Stanaway and James Golding in the Garry Rogers Motorsport driver line-up for  2019’s Virgin Australia Supercar season has effectively drawn a line under the remarkable racing career of the 41-year-old Perth three-time Bathurst champion, GARTH TANDER.      Garth’s response: “I’m grateful for the start that Garry gave me in Supercars and…

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…

18 Jan
Toby Price – Australian Motorsport Legend!

TOBY PRICE has achieved legendary status, twice winning one of the toughest motorsport events the planet has to offer. WELL DONE THAT MAN! EDITED by AC

22 Dec
Chicane at Turn 3 for Barbagallo Bikes

Above: Core-Drilling at Barbagallo. Image: TIM RILEY A 70 plus metre chicane at Turn three will greet riders on the return to Barbagallo Raceway of motorbike racing activity in 2019. The first resurface since 2004 of the 2.41km circuit, Western Australia’s premier motor racing venue, currently is underway and scheduled for completion end of January.  The…

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…