The Pro Slammer king, John Zappia may set a new national record at the Perth Motorplex last night, but Grant O'Rourke was ultimately crowned the Home Group WA Westernationals champion.
When Pro Slammer racer Grant O'Rourke heads to the Perth Motorplex this weekend he will be effectively competing in not one, but two events - the Nitro Slam and Westernats!
Fans will be the biggest winners at this week's 45th Annual Home Group WA Westernationals with a rare double-header when 400 Thunder returns to Perth's premier motorsport venue, the Perth Motorplex.
400 Thunder's Sportsman Series will be bolstered by the introduction of a new bracket, Pro Radial, set to be a diverse and hotly contested class open to a range of cars.
Local underdog Pino Priolo finally broke through for his maiden 400 Thunder Pro Slammer victory at last night's rescheduled Home Group WA Nitro Slam eliminations at the Perth Motorplex.
400 Thunder's first combined Pro and Sportsman Series event under full IHRA sanctioning, the Home Group WA Westernationals at the Perth Motorplex, has drawn a strong entry list.
Far North Queensland's first purpose-built drag strip, Springmount Raceway has announced it will run under the globally-recognised International Hot Rod Association (IHRA) from its official Grand Opening.
Australian Professional Drag Racing (APDR) has taken the next major step in its growth with the appointment of Maurice Allen as CEO. Allen will be responsible for the day-to-day running of 400 Thunder.