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Back at the Plex!

Feb 21, 2019

For the first time since early January the thunder and lightning Late Models will return to the high banks of the Perth Motorplex for what will be Round Eight of the Sims Metal Management Late Model Pro Dirt Series. In the time that we have been away, drivers have completed the Di Candilo Steel City…

Moyer Wins the Battle, Erb Wins the War!

Jan 19, 2019

Billy Moyer has tonight claimed the 837th win of his career as he raced to victory in the fourth round of the Di Candilo Steel City USA vs WA Invasion Tour, but it was Tyler Erb who did enough to claim the win in the whole tour, just six points ahead of Moyer. It was…

Erb Repeats!

Jan 18, 2019

For the second time in as many years American superstar Tyler ‘Terbo’ Erb has raced his way to a dominant victory at the Make Smoking History Collie Speedway in round three of the Di Candilo Steel City USA vs WA Invasion Tour. Of course, Erb had to survive the forty lap feature race, a torrid…

Something a bit extra!

Jan 16, 2019

In order to add something a little bit special to the Collie and Bunbury rounds of the Di Candilo Steel City USA vs WA Invasion Tour, we are happy to reveal that we will have some match races at both shows!   The top three Americans and the top three Australians on points from each…

The Invasion Continues!

Jan 15, 2019

Less than a week after the Di Candilo Steel City Late Model Nationals was claimed by America for the third time, the USA vs WA Invasion Tour continues this Friday night at the Make Smoking History Collie Speedway!   A good field of twenty one cars have nominated for the first of two nights in…

Erb wins the Nationals!

Jan 13, 2019

Tonight at the Perth Motorplex Tyler Erb achieved the one thing he couldn’t do last year, winning the Di Candilo Steel City Late Model Nationals!   Erb put in a spectacular performance to claim the win, his second at the Motorplex venue and fourth in Western Australia, but he certainly didn’t have it all his…

Who Will Win the Nationals?

Jan 11, 2019

The first night of action was simply excellent.   Twenty eight car put on a show, worked together to ensure the show ran smoothly and showed why Late Model Racing in Western Australia is going from strength to strength.   The exciting thing is, we get to do it all again tomorrow, for the final…

Night Two Heat Grids

Jan 10, 2019

It has been a big week already for the late Model division and it is only going to get bigger, with another night of action still to come to determine the winner if the Di Candilo Steel City Late Model Nationals. The below grids for Saturday’s second night of action are based on points from…

Moyer gets First Win in Australia!

Jan 9, 2019

Billy Moyer has tonight achieved another career first, this time winning a feature race on Australian soil, the 836th of his illustrious career, at the Perth Motorplex for night one of the Di Candilo Steel City Late Model Nationals. Moyer was all class throughout the event, the first of two nights of action for the…

Di Candilo Steel City Late Model Nationals – Nominations Release #9 (FINAL!)

Jan 7, 2019

‘Cast of the Fast…Powell, Ludlow, Giancola, Comley, Kinsella!’ W14 – Willy Powell A long time Late Model competitor, recent years have seen Willy back in the seat on a more regular basis. Came home nineteenth overall in the Invasion Tour last year, but didn’t start the Nationals final, so will be hungry to make the…

Di Candilo Steel City Late Model Nationals – Nominations Release #8

Jan 7, 2019

‘Triple M…Mendes, Macpherson and Moon!’ W11 – Nuno Mendes The regular Production Sedan competitor hasn’t done many laps in Late Models in recent years, but in those that he has done, has shown that he can be right on the pace. Thirteenth in last year’s Nationals, before a DNS on the second night gives Mendes…

Di Candilo Steel City Late Model Nationals – Nominations Release #7

Jan 7, 2019

‘The Stalwarts….Blake, Cardy and Halliday!’ W0 – Brad Blake Five National Championships, nine WA Title’s, thirty four Perth Motorplex feature wins: the stats don’t lie, ‘The O Show’ has always been and will always a be a threat whenever he rocks up to race! A new car for this Invasion Tour could very well see…

Di Candilo Steel City Late Model Nationals – Nominations Release #6

Jan 6, 2019

‘The Youngsters….Vosbergen, Mazzini and Meckenstock!’ W4 – Brent Vosbergen Stepping up to run with the big guns for the first time in the Invasion Tour this season, Brent will be using all the equipment and advice available to him to get some good results. Father Craig will be in his corner (Craig came fifth in…

Di Candilo Steel City Late Model Nationals – Nominations Release #5

Jan 6, 2019

‘The Travellers….Trewern, Blight and Pavlovich!’ W12 – Aydan Trewern Albany based Trewern is the newest Late Model driver in the field, having raced in only one meeting prior to the Nationals. The former WA Modified Sedan Title holder has won plenty of feature events, but Late Models are a whole new kettle of fish, which…

Di Candilo Steel City Late Model Nationals – Nominations Release #4

Jan 5, 2019

‘HDD Racing and Holmes!’ V10 – Cameron Pearson Finishing fifteenth in the series last year with one heat win and a best feature finish of tenth wasn’t quite what the team were hoping for, but his recent results at home this season include a 6th place finish in Toowoomba and then 7th at Valvoline Raceway…